Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 112 152
Rank change year-on-year +10 +40 -17
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.46% 0.94% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 3.88% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 3
Kent median annual salary £47,875 £45,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.22% -4.21% +26.67%
10th Percentile £45,625 £40,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £58,125 £56,500 £59,250
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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 256 412 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.53% 24.16% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 207 362 369
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -14.12%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Kent

OSPF
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Kent

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Kent over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Kent

OSPF
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 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
West Malling -6 4 £47,875 -31.61%
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Kent region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
4 3 (50.00%) HSRP
4 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) VRRP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) CCDA
6 1 (16.67%) Advertising

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) HSRP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) VRRP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Authority
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) CCDA
5 1 (16.67%) CCDP
5 1 (16.67%) CCSA
5 1 (16.67%) CCSE
5 1 (16.67%) JNCIE
5 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper