The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 77 72
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 10 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.44% 0.15% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 1.18% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 6
Median salary £40,000 £85,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.94% +63.46%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 112 85 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 16.16% 13.10% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 107 76 84
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -2.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

OSPF
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxford region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 18 (100.00%) VPN
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (77.78%) Forefront TMG
2 14 (77.78%) F5
2 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (22.22%) IPsec
3 4 (22.22%) High Availability
3 4 (22.22%) HSRP
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) MPLS
3 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 4 (22.22%) VRRP
3 4 (22.22%) VoIP
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) Ethernet

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 18 (100.00%) BGP
1 18 (100.00%) VPN
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (77.78%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 4 (22.22%) HSRP
3 4 (22.22%) IPsec
3 4 (22.22%) MPLS
3 4 (22.22%) VoIP
3 4 (22.22%) VRRP
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Analyst
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 14 (77.78%) Network Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) High Availability
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) F5
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper