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

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - 55
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.24% - 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% - 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Median salary £41,000 - £34,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 51 37 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 12.69% 9.46% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 83
Median salary £37,500 £27,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.88% -19.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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

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

1 24 (100.00%) CCNP
1 24 (100.00%) MPLS
1 24 (100.00%) BGP
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 22 (91.67%) Cisco
3 21 (87.50%) Juniper
3 21 (87.50%) JNCIP
3 21 (87.50%) Firewall
4 20 (83.33%) Risk Assessment
4 20 (83.33%) Network Security
4 20 (83.33%) Network Design
4 20 (83.33%) Network Management
5 17 (70.83%) CCNA
6 5 (20.83%) LAN
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
7 4 (16.67%) SaaS
7 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 4 (16.67%) Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
8 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
8 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.17%) Degree

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) BGP
1 24 (100.00%) MPLS
2 21 (87.50%) Firewall
3 20 (83.33%) Network Security
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (79.17%) Lead Network Engineer
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 20 (83.33%) Network Design
2 20 (83.33%) Network Management
2 20 (83.33%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (16.67%) Analytics
3 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) CCNP
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (87.50%) JNCIP
3 17 (70.83%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 21 (87.50%) Juniper
3 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago