Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 72 80
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.10% 1.59% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.89% 11.19% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 0
Lancashire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% - -
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -24.00% +25.00%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 91 134 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.14% 14.23% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77 113 81
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £33,654 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +12.18% +6.19%
10th Percentile £19,650 £18,000 £17,250
90th Percentile £48,300 £47,000 £42,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Lancashire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Lancashire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Lancashire

OSPF
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Chorley +9 5 £42,500 -5.56%
Lancaster - 1 £30,000 -
Carnforth - 1 £28,500 -
OSPF
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 7 (77.78%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) Network Design
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (55.56%) JNCIP
3 5 (55.56%) Network Management
3 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) DWDM
5 2 (22.22%) IPv4
5 2 (22.22%) IPv6
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) Broadband

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 7 (77.78%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) DWDM
4 2 (22.22%) IPv4
4 2 (22.22%) IPv6
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Broadband
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IP Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Broadband Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
1 5 (55.56%) Network Design
1 5 (55.56%) Network Management
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Juniper