Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 179 206
Rank change year-on-year +44 +27 -12
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 83 39 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.90% 0.87% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.00% 4.81% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 77 36 34
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,750 £24,575
90th Percentile £76,250 £52,500 £74,550
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 922 811 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.14% 18.14% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 771 640 766
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 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
Welwyn Garden City +15 20 £32,000 -46.67% 1
Stevenage - 8 £47,500 -
Watford -1 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Hemel Hempstead -21 2 £31,000 -31.11%
OSPF
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 81 (97.59%) BGP
2 65 (78.31%) VPN
2 65 (78.31%) Cisco
3 63 (75.90%) Firewall
4 56 (67.47%) HTTP
5 55 (66.27%) LAN
6 53 (63.86%) Data Centre
7 48 (57.83%) E-Commerce
8 47 (56.63%) WAN
9 46 (55.42%) Cisco ASA
10 45 (54.22%) NetScaler
11 43 (51.81%) Cisco IOS
11 43 (51.81%) CheckPoint
11 43 (51.81%) Palo Alto
12 41 (49.40%) MPLS
13 40 (48.19%) HTML
13 40 (48.19%) Citrix
14 39 (46.99%) Fortinet
14 39 (46.99%) F5
15 36 (43.37%) DNS
16 31 (37.35%) VLAN
17 30 (36.14%) VMware
17 30 (36.14%) EIGRP
18 28 (33.73%) IGRP
18 28 (33.73%) XML
18 28 (33.73%) GLBP
18 28 (33.73%) Arista
19 27 (32.53%) IPsec
20 26 (31.33%) Network Security
20 26 (31.33%) Analytical Skills

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 18 (21.69%) CMS
2 2 (2.41%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 81 (97.59%) BGP
2 65 (78.31%) VPN
3 63 (75.90%) Firewall
4 56 (67.47%) HTTP
5 55 (66.27%) LAN
6 47 (56.63%) WAN
7 46 (55.42%) Cisco ASA
8 45 (54.22%) NetScaler
9 43 (51.81%) Cisco IOS
10 41 (49.40%) MPLS
11 36 (43.37%) DNS
12 31 (37.35%) VLAN
13 30 (36.14%) EIGRP
14 28 (33.73%) GLBP
14 28 (33.73%) IGRP
15 27 (32.53%) IPsec
16 26 (31.33%) Network Security
17 23 (27.71%) DHCP
18 22 (26.51%) HSRP
19 20 (24.10%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (24.10%) Finance
2 17 (20.48%) Back Office
2 17 (20.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (51.81%) Network Engineer
2 33 (39.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (28.92%) Security Engineer
4 23 (27.71%) Senior Security Engineer
5 18 (21.69%) Administrator
5 18 (21.69%) IT Administrator
5 18 (21.69%) Network Administrator
6 12 (14.46%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (13.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 10 (12.05%) Data Centre Engineer
8 10 (12.05%) Firewall Engineer
8 10 (12.05%) Senior Firewall Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Network Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Network Support
10 3 (3.61%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Cisco Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (48.19%) HTML
2 28 (33.73%) XML
3 18 (21.69%) POSIX
4 2 (2.41%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 53 (63.86%) Data Centre
2 26 (31.33%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (20.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) CentOS
2 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.41%) Unix
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.83%) E-Commerce
2 18 (21.69%) Data Encryption
2 18 (21.69%) Data Security
2 18 (21.69%) Network Optimisation
3 17 (20.48%) Document Management
4 14 (16.87%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 14 (16.87%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 13 (15.66%) Network Design
6 12 (14.46%) Analytics
6 12 (14.46%) SIEM
7 6 (7.23%) Network Management
8 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.41%) DevOps
9 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.41%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.41%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.41%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 2 (2.41%) WAN Optimisation
10 1 (1.20%) Information Architecture
10 1 (1.20%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) C#
1 2 (2.41%) Java
1 2 (2.41%) PHP
1 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Degree
2 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (14.46%) CCNP
4 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.43%) JNCIS
5 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.23%) CCDP
6 6 (7.23%) CCNA
7 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
1 2 (2.41%) Postfix
1 2 (2.41%) PowerDNS
1 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.41%) VMware NSX
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Ansible
1 2 (2.41%) Cacti
1 2 (2.41%) Nagios
1 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.41%) Opsview
1 2 (2.41%) Puppet
1 2 (2.41%) vCenter Server
1 2 (2.41%) vRealize
1 2 (2.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (78.31%) Cisco
2 43 (51.81%) CheckPoint
2 43 (51.81%) Palo Alto
3 40 (48.19%) Citrix
4 39 (46.99%) F5
4 39 (46.99%) Fortinet
5 30 (36.14%) VMware
6 28 (33.73%) Arista
7 24 (28.92%) Juniper
8 18 (21.69%) Xerox
9 12 (14.46%) Blue Coat
9 12 (14.46%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.82%) Aruba
11 3 (3.61%) Brocade
12 2 (2.41%) Acronis
12 2 (2.41%) HP
12 2 (2.41%) Meraki
12 2 (2.41%) Polycom
12 2 (2.41%) Tufin
12 2 (2.41%) Veeam