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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 119 141
Rank change year-on-year -25 +22  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 37 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.045% 1.42% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 6.34% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 31 13
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -3.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 362 584 589
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.22% 22.44% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 259 466 437
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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
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 29 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
Watford -1 1 £40,000 -11.11%
OSPF
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 15 (93.75%) LAN
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) BGP
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
3 13 (81.25%) WAN
4 12 (75.00%) VPN
5 11 (68.75%) CCNA
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (50.00%) Driving Licence
7 8 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (50.00%) Adaptive Security
7 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (50.00%) Wireless
7 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (50.00%) ISDN
7 8 (50.00%) PBX
7 8 (50.00%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
9 4 (25.00%) Change Management
9 4 (25.00%) RIP
9 4 (25.00%) Avaya
9 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (25.00%) Converged Networks
10 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 3 (18.75%) CCIE
10 3 (18.75%) MPLS
11 2 (12.50%) Internet

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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) BGP
3 13 (81.25%) WAN
4 12 (75.00%) VPN
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 8 (50.00%) ISDN
6 8 (50.00%) PBX
6 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (50.00%) Wireless
7 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
8 4 (25.00%) Converged Networks
8 4 (25.00%) RIP
9 3 (18.75%) MPLS
10 2 (12.50%) ATM
10 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
10 2 (12.50%) Internet
10 2 (12.50%) IPv4
10 2 (12.50%) SCTP
11 1 (6.25%) Firewall
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Adaptive Security
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
3 11 (68.75%) CCNA
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (18.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Avaya