Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 120 142
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22 +20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 16 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.87% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 3.72% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 6
Gloucestershire median annual salary £48,750 - £40,000
10th Percentile £41,300 - £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 - £42,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year -6.08% -1.63% +39.39%

OSPF is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 428 242 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 23.40% 14.60% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 361 187 242
Gloucestershire median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £58,625
South West median annual salary £42,300 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.47% +6.25% +6.67%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Gloucestershire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Gloucestershire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Gloucestershire

OSPF
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -1 8 £47,500 - 2
Gloucester - 3 £47,500 -
OSPF
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) BGP
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (75.00%) VPN
3 12 (75.00%) CCNP
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (62.50%) LAN
5 9 (56.25%) Network Design
5 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
6 8 (50.00%) CCNA
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) MPLS
7 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
7 7 (43.75%) VoIP
7 7 (43.75%) WAN
8 6 (37.50%) RSVP
8 6 (37.50%) Juniper
8 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
9 5 (31.25%) Skype
9 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
9 5 (31.25%) Wireless
10 4 (25.00%) C
10 4 (25.00%) SSH
10 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 4 (25.00%) Azure
10 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Azure
2 2 (12.50%) AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) BGP
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (75.00%) VPN
3 10 (62.50%) LAN
4 8 (50.00%) MPLS
5 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
5 7 (43.75%) VoIP
5 7 (43.75%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (37.50%) RSVP
7 5 (31.25%) Skype
7 5 (31.25%) Wireless
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (25.00%) IPsec
8 4 (25.00%) SSH
8 4 (25.00%) VLAN
9 3 (18.75%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Lead Network Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Network Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Network Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Network Design
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) CCNP
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) vRealize
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) F5
4 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) IronPort