The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 79 87 103
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.35% 0.41% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 2.94% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £61,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 104 136 198
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 12.21% 13.93% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69 101 130
Median salary £39,000 £42,091 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.34% +12.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

OSPF
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Nottingham

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 16 (100.00%) LAN
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (93.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 15 (93.75%) Data Centre
2 15 (93.75%) Fortinet
2 15 (93.75%) Degree
2 15 (93.75%) Computer Science
2 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 15 (93.75%) Network Management
2 15 (93.75%) HP
2 15 (93.75%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
2 15 (93.75%) ITIL
2 15 (93.75%) Service Delivery
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.25%) IGRP
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) RIP
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 16 (100.00%) LAN
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) BGP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.25%) IGRP
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) Multicast
3 1 (6.25%) RIP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Computer Science
1 15 (93.75%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (93.75%) ITIL
2 15 (93.75%) Network Management
2 15 (93.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 15 (93.75%) Service Delivery
2 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Degree
1 15 (93.75%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
2 15 (93.75%) Fortinet
2 15 (93.75%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper