Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - +85 +8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.10% - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median annual salary - - £38,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,250 £80,000
% change year-on-year +20.81% -53.44% +114.77%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 165 278 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.57% 21.63% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 113 196 89
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,050 £26,250 £21,200
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Merseyside

OSPF
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Merseyside

OSPF
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 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
Liverpool - 1 - -
OSPF
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed