The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 123 156
Rank change year-on-year +19 +33  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 38 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.83% 1.01% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.84% 5.01% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 38 22 17
Median salary £61,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £42,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £46,750 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 386 459 707
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 18.57% 20.08% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 317 360 484
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Welwyn Garden City +3 6 £32,000 -46.66% 2
Watford -1 5 £26,000 -42.22%
OSPF
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 39 (100.00%) BGP
2 32 (82.05%) Cisco
3 29 (74.36%) VPN
4 28 (71.79%) HTTP
5 27 (69.23%) E-Commerce
5 27 (69.23%) Data Centre
6 25 (64.10%) Firewall
7 24 (61.54%) LAN
7 24 (61.54%) WAN
8 23 (58.97%) Citrix
8 23 (58.97%) CheckPoint
8 23 (58.97%) Fortinet
8 23 (58.97%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (58.97%) Palo Alto
8 23 (58.97%) NetScaler
9 22 (56.41%) EIGRP
9 22 (56.41%) MPLS
9 22 (56.41%) HTML
10 21 (53.85%) Cisco IOS
11 19 (48.72%) F5
12 17 (43.59%) Network Security
12 17 (43.59%) GLBP
12 17 (43.59%) Arista
12 17 (43.59%) XML
12 17 (43.59%) IGRP
13 12 (30.77%) VMware
13 12 (30.77%) IPsec
13 12 (30.77%) DNS
13 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (28.21%) DWDM

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (15.38%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Akamai
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (100.00%) BGP
2 29 (74.36%) VPN
3 28 (71.79%) HTTP
4 25 (64.10%) Firewall
5 24 (61.54%) LAN
5 24 (61.54%) WAN
6 23 (58.97%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (58.97%) NetScaler
7 22 (56.41%) EIGRP
7 22 (56.41%) MPLS
8 21 (53.85%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (43.59%) GLBP
9 17 (43.59%) IGRP
9 17 (43.59%) Network Security
10 12 (30.77%) DNS
10 12 (30.77%) IPsec
11 11 (28.21%) DWDM
12 6 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (15.38%) VLAN
12 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (15.38%) Back Office
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
1 6 (15.38%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Network Engineer
2 15 (38.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) Security Engineer
4 11 (28.21%) Senior Security Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Administrator
5 6 (15.38%) IT Administrator
5 6 (15.38%) Network Administrator
5 6 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Network Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Network Security Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Security Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) HTML
2 17 (43.59%) XML
3 6 (15.38%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) E-Commerce
2 6 (15.38%) Analytics
2 6 (15.38%) Data Encryption
2 6 (15.38%) Data Security
2 6 (15.38%) Document Management
2 6 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (15.38%) Network Optimisation
2 6 (15.38%) SIEM
2 6 (15.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (10.26%) Network Design
4 1 (2.56%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.56%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Cisco
2 23 (58.97%) CheckPoint
2 23 (58.97%) Citrix
2 23 (58.97%) Fortinet
2 23 (58.97%) Palo Alto
3 19 (48.72%) F5
4 17 (43.59%) Arista
5 12 (30.77%) VMware
6 6 (15.38%) Juniper
6 6 (15.38%) Xerox
7 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
8 4 (10.26%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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