The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 27 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.80% 3.88% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 13.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Median salary £42,500 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.00% -  
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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Middlesex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 38 50
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 19.63% 29.46% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 39
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

OSPF
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
2 8 (88.89%) Blue Coat
2 8 (88.89%) Network Design
2 8 (88.89%) Time Management
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) VPN

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Network Design
1 8 (88.89%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
2 8 (88.89%) Blue Coat