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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 72 64 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.42% 0.89% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 6.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 55 97 140
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 7.65% 14.37% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 48 76 128
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +16.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Leicestershire

OSPF
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leicester -18 2 £45,000 -5.26%
OSPF
East Midlands

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

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

1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) CCDP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) CCDA
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SSL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCDP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDA
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper