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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 62
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 2.31% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.78% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 22 1
Median salary - £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.55%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 115 102 57
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 21.50% 21.43% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 126 341 180
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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