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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 78 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.35% 1.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.03% 6.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 0
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -  
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 Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 128 178 208
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.16% 18.88% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 111 143 198
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
West Malling +8 1 £47,500 -36.66% 1
Maidstone +3 1 £50,000 +53.84%
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 11 (91.67%) BGP
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
3 10 (83.33%) CCNA
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (66.67%) MPLS
5 6 (50.00%) IGRP
5 6 (50.00%) Project Management
5 6 (50.00%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (50.00%) RIP
5 6 (50.00%) VPLS
5 6 (50.00%) Network Security
6 5 (41.67%) F5
6 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (41.67%) IPsec
6 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
6 5 (41.67%) DSL
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) CCNP
6 5 (41.67%) Escalation Management
7 4 (33.33%) VoIP

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:

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 11 (91.67%) BGP
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
3 8 (66.67%) MPLS
4 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) IGRP
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 6 (50.00%) RIP
4 6 (50.00%) VPLS
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) DSL
5 5 (41.67%) IPsec
5 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (33.33%) VoIP
7 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) SSL
7 3 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Network Support
5 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Escalation Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNA
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) F5
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Brocade
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
West Malling, Kent
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