Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 174 215
Rank change year-on-year -3 +41 +12
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 78 101 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.24% 1.47% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.28% 6.63% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52 86 35
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -5.26% +22.58%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £33,350
90th Percentile £55,225 £58,750 £69,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1071 1524 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.08% 22.20% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 876 1252 1222
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +6.63%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Hampshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Hampshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Hampshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke +13 51 £42,000 -1.18% 1
Southampton -23 7 £31,750 -2.31%
Farnborough - 6 £42,500 -
Portsmouth - 5 £57,500 -
Fleet +33 2 - -
Romsey - 1 - -
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 77 (98.72%) BGP
2 47 (60.26%) Firewall
3 45 (57.69%) Cisco
4 42 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (53.85%) LAN
5 39 (50.00%) Juniper
6 38 (48.72%) Security Cleared
7 37 (47.44%) SC Cleared
8 36 (46.15%) WAN
9 30 (38.46%) CCNP
10 27 (34.62%) MPLS
11 26 (33.33%) DNS
11 26 (33.33%) Load Balancing
12 24 (30.77%) VLAN
12 24 (30.77%) Linux
13 23 (29.49%) DHCP
13 23 (29.49%) Data Centre
14 21 (26.92%) IPsec
14 21 (26.92%) DV Cleared
15 19 (24.36%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (23.08%) Network Design
16 18 (23.08%) Network Management
17 17 (21.79%) VPN
18 16 (20.51%) Windows
18 16 (20.51%) Python
18 16 (20.51%) VMware
18 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
18 16 (20.51%) VPLS
19 15 (19.23%) Migration
19 15 (19.23%) JNCIS

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (6.41%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 77 (98.72%) BGP
2 47 (60.26%) Firewall
3 42 (53.85%) LAN
4 36 (46.15%) WAN
5 27 (34.62%) MPLS
6 26 (33.33%) DNS
7 24 (30.77%) VLAN
8 23 (29.49%) DHCP
9 21 (26.92%) IPsec
10 19 (24.36%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (21.79%) VPN
12 16 (20.51%) VPLS
13 15 (19.23%) Internet
14 14 (17.95%) Network Security
15 13 (16.67%) IPv6
15 13 (16.67%) RIP
16 12 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (15.38%) HTTP
16 12 (15.38%) SSL
17 11 (14.10%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (10.26%) Military
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
2 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (55.13%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Architect
2 11 (14.10%) Design Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Network Architect
2 11 (14.10%) Network Design Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Consultant
4 6 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 6 (7.69%) Network Support
5 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Juniper Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Support Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (15.38%) Clustering
4 5 (6.41%) Cloud Native
4 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Cloud
4 5 (6.41%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.13%) CMDB
6 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Linux
2 16 (20.51%) Windows
3 7 (8.97%) Unix
4 4 (5.13%) CentOS
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 18 (23.08%) Network Design
2 18 (23.08%) Network Management
3 15 (19.23%) Migration
4 12 (15.38%) High Availability
4 12 (15.38%) Task Automation
5 10 (12.82%) ITIL
6 9 (11.54%) Business Development
7 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.41%) Change Management
7 5 (6.41%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.41%) Information Governance
7 5 (6.41%) Operations Management
7 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.41%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.13%) Change Control
8 4 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
1 16 (20.51%) Python
2 12 (15.38%) Perl
2 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (5.13%) C
4 3 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (48.72%) Security Cleared
3 37 (47.44%) SC Cleared
4 30 (38.46%) CCNP
5 21 (26.92%) DV Cleared
6 15 (19.23%) JNCIS
7 14 (17.95%) CCDP
8 11 (14.10%) CCNA
8 11 (14.10%) Degree
9 7 (8.97%) JNCIP
10 5 (6.41%) CCIE
10 5 (6.41%) CCIE Security
10 5 (6.41%) JNCIA
11 3 (3.85%) CCIP
12 1 (1.28%) CCSA
12 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 12 (15.38%) HIPAA
2 12 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (8.97%) VMware NSX
2 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (15.38%) Terraform
2 4 (5.13%) Ansible
3 3 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (57.69%) Cisco
2 39 (50.00%) Juniper
3 16 (20.51%) VMware
4 14 (17.95%) Brocade
5 10 (12.82%) F5
6 9 (11.54%) Palo Alto
7 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
8 6 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (5.13%) Arista
10 3 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (3.85%) Avaya
11 2 (2.56%) Foundry
12 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.28%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds