The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK / England
Rank 344 379 375
Rank change year-on-year +35 -4  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 677 767 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.25% 4.57% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 562 650 656
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12888 16787 18332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.15% 17.39% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10546 14011 14714
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OSPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in England

OSPF
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF in England.

Salary trend for OSPF in England

OSPF
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in England

OSPF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +109 304 £52,500 -4.54% 23
South East +8 190 £47,500 -5.00% 18
West Midlands +9 49 £45,000 -6.73% 4
Yorkshire +20 48 £42,750 -5.00% 1
North West -6 30 £41,000 -1.67% 5
East of England -45 30 £57,500 +4.54% 1
South West -20 19 £38,750 -3.12% 1
East Midlands -3 7 £55,000 +15.78%
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 1318 (88.93%) BGP
2 1217 (82.12%) Cisco
3 998 (67.34%) Cisco Certification
4 977 (65.92%) Firewall
5 852 (57.49%) MPLS
6 828 (55.87%) CCNP
7 702 (47.37%) WAN
8 673 (45.41%) Juniper
9 589 (39.74%) LAN
10 549 (37.04%) VPN
11 488 (32.93%) Data Centre
12 423 (28.54%) Network Security
13 416 (28.07%) Cisco ASA
14 379 (25.57%) CCNA
15 364 (24.56%) Wireless
16 355 (23.95%) DNS
17 350 (23.62%) CheckPoint
18 349 (23.55%) F5
19 346 (23.35%) EIGRP
20 320 (21.59%) Palo Alto
21 318 (21.46%) TCP/IP
22 287 (19.37%) Network Design
23 271 (18.29%) VLAN
24 270 (18.22%) Linux
25 267 (18.02%) Cisco Nexus
26 248 (16.73%) CCIE
27 247 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
28 234 (15.79%) IPsec
29 220 (14.84%) DHCP
30 213 (14.37%) Telecoms

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (1.82%) Skype for Business
2 17 (1.15%) IIS
3 15 (1.01%) Apache
4 14 (0.94%) Tomcat
4 14 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 12 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.74%) OpenStack
7 9 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.13%) nginx
11 1 (0.067%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.067%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 63 (4.25%) MS Visio
2 52 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 42 (2.83%) MS Office
4 15 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
6 5 (0.34%) MS Project
6 5 (0.34%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.67%) IaaS
3 10 (0.67%) PaaS
4 7 (0.47%) Office 365
5 5 (0.34%) SaaS
5 5 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.20%) Akamai
7 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.067%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1318 (88.93%) BGP
2 977 (65.92%) Firewall
3 852 (57.49%) MPLS
4 702 (47.37%) WAN
5 589 (39.74%) LAN
6 549 (37.04%) VPN
7 423 (28.54%) Network Security
8 416 (28.07%) Cisco ASA
9 364 (24.56%) Wireless
10 355 (23.95%) DNS
11 346 (23.35%) EIGRP
12 318 (21.46%) TCP/IP
13 271 (18.29%) VLAN
14 267 (18.02%) Cisco Nexus
15 247 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
16 234 (15.79%) IPsec
17 220 (14.84%) DHCP
18 206 (13.90%) HSRP
19 179 (12.08%) VoIP
20 165 (11.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.13%) GIS
1 2 (0.13%) MySQL
2 1 (0.067%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.067%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (0.27%) Git (software)
General
1 213 (14.37%) Telecoms
2 194 (13.09%) Finance
3 47 (3.17%) Banking
4 33 (2.23%) Financial Institution
5 23 (1.55%) Retail
6 21 (1.42%) Marketing
7 14 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 10 (0.67%) French Language
8 10 (0.67%) Online Betting
9 8 (0.54%) Italian Language
10 7 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.40%) Advertising
11 6 (0.40%) Law
12 5 (0.34%) Legal
13 4 (0.27%) Back Office
13 4 (0.27%) Billing
14 3 (0.20%) Games
15 2 (0.13%) Electronics
16 1 (0.067%) Russian Language
16 1 (0.067%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 954 (64.37%) Network Engineer
2 280 (18.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 254 (17.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 239 (16.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 148 (9.99%) Juniper Engineer
6 122 (8.23%) Consultant
7 119 (8.03%) Security Engineer
8 105 (7.09%) Network Security Engineer
9 101 (6.82%) Network Consultant
10 97 (6.55%) Support Engineer
11 78 (5.26%) Network Support
12 72 (4.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 72 (4.86%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 62 (4.18%) Analyst
14 53 (3.58%) Architect
14 53 (3.58%) Network Analyst
15 52 (3.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 47 (3.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
17 42 (2.83%) Network Architect
18 41 (2.77%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (4.12%) 802.1X
2 12 (0.81%) HTML
3 11 (0.74%) Web Services
4 10 (0.67%) CSS
5 7 (0.47%) REST
6 6 (0.40%) SAX
7 4 (0.27%) COM
8 3 (0.20%) JSON
9 2 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.067%) LAMP
10 1 (0.067%) WAP
10 1 (0.067%) XML
10 1 (0.067%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 488 (32.93%) Data Centre
2 108 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 100 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
6 35 (2.36%) Driving Licence
7 31 (2.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 28 (1.89%) BYOD
9 22 (1.48%) Hedge funds
9 22 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
10 13 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (0.81%) Fat Client
11 12 (0.81%) Thin Client
12 10 (0.67%) PKI
13 9 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.40%) Equities
14 6 (0.40%) iPad
14 6 (0.40%) Wiki
15 5 (0.34%) Clustering
15 5 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 270 (18.22%) Linux
2 165 (11.13%) Windows
3 124 (8.37%) Unix
4 65 (4.39%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.08%) Solaris
8 12 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.67%) CentOS
9 10 (0.67%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.61%) Debian
11 7 (0.47%) VyOS
12 6 (0.40%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.34%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.13%) CatOS
16 1 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.067%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (19.37%) Network Design
2 203 (13.70%) ITIL
3 197 (13.29%) Load Balancing
4 185 (12.48%) Network Management
5 143 (9.65%) Presales
6 132 (8.91%) High Availability
7 104 (7.02%) Network Monitoring
8 97 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 96 (6.48%) Mentoring
10 88 (5.94%) Network Architecture
11 71 (4.79%) Business Continuity
12 65 (4.39%) Service Delivery
13 62 (4.18%) Change Management
14 61 (4.12%) Migration
15 53 (3.58%) Change Control
16 52 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 51 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
18 44 (2.97%) Project Management
19 43 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
20 42 (2.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 66 (4.45%) Python
2 43 (2.90%) Perl
3 36 (2.43%) Bash Shell
4 11 (0.74%) Java
5 9 (0.61%) PHP
6 8 (0.54%) C
6 8 (0.54%) Ruby
7 5 (0.34%) SQL
8 4 (0.27%) C++
8 4 (0.27%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.067%) Jython
9 1 (0.067%) Lisp
9 1 (0.067%) Lua
Qualifications
1 998 (67.34%) Cisco Certification
2 828 (55.87%) CCNP
3 379 (25.57%) CCNA
4 248 (16.73%) CCIE
5 195 (13.16%) Degree
6 132 (8.91%) JNCIP
7 104 (7.02%) Security Cleared
8 77 (5.20%) ITIL Certification
9 76 (5.13%) SC Cleared
10 72 (4.86%) CCDP
11 66 (4.45%) JNCIA
12 62 (4.18%) CCSE
13 59 (3.98%) JNCIS
14 50 (3.37%) CCSP
15 45 (3.04%) CCSA
16 34 (2.29%) CCIP
17 27 (1.82%) CCDA
18 26 (1.75%) DV Cleared
19 16 (1.08%) JNCIE
20 10 (0.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.01%) SLA
2 54 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.94%) ISO27002
6 5 (0.34%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 133 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (3.44%) Active Directory
3 44 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.21%) ProxySG
5 14 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
6 13 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 12 (0.81%) NFS
7 12 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.74%) Firmware
9 8 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.54%) XenApp
10 7 (0.47%) iptables
11 5 (0.34%) KVM
12 4 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (0.27%) vSphere
13 3 (0.20%) pfSense
13 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.13%) vCloud
14 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.067%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 79 (5.33%) FortiGate
2 55 (3.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 48 (3.24%) Nagios
4 28 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
5 27 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 21 (1.42%) Cacti
7 18 (1.21%) Puppet
8 17 (1.15%) Ansible
8 17 (1.15%) SCOM
9 16 (1.08%) Cisco CME
10 14 (0.94%) HAProxy
11 10 (0.67%) OpenView
12 9 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (0.40%) HP NNM
13 6 (0.40%) Netcool
13 6 (0.40%) SCCM
14 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.27%) vRealize
15 3 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
15 3 (0.20%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 1217 (82.12%) Cisco
2 673 (45.41%) Juniper
3 350 (23.62%) CheckPoint
4 349 (23.55%) F5
5 320 (21.59%) Palo Alto
6 165 (11.13%) Microsoft
6 165 (11.13%) VMware
7 148 (9.99%) HP
8 144 (9.72%) SolarWinds
9 139 (9.38%) Fortinet
10 102 (6.88%) Riverbed
11 84 (5.67%) Brocade
12 70 (4.72%) Citrix
13 61 (4.12%) Avaya
14 59 (3.98%) Blue Coat
15 57 (3.85%) Meraki
16 54 (3.64%) Extreme Networks
17 47 (3.17%) SonicWALL
18 46 (3.10%) Arista
18 46 (3.10%) Aruba
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