Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 108 118
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 -16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 19 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.20% 0.61% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.27% 4.41% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 8
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +6.48% +8.00%
10th Percentile £29,225 £44,000 £42,350
90th Percentile £52,625 £61,250 £56,600
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +20.00% -

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 Oxford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 185 204 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 11.68% 13.90% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 154 185 175
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,575 £26,250 £22,900
90th Percentile £66,375 £60,750 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +8.11%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

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

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Oxford over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) BGP
3 13 (68.42%) Firewall
4 11 (57.89%) IPsec
4 11 (57.89%) MPLS
4 11 (57.89%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (57.89%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) Python
4 11 (57.89%) Ethernet
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (52.63%) Degree
5 10 (52.63%) EIGRP
6 9 (47.37%) LAN
7 8 (42.11%) WAN
7 8 (42.11%) Perl
7 8 (42.11%) CCNP
7 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
7 8 (42.11%) Ruby
7 8 (42.11%) VLAN
8 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
8 7 (36.84%) Network Security
8 7 (36.84%) VRRP
8 7 (36.84%) VPN
8 7 (36.84%) Web Services
8 7 (36.84%) C
8 7 (36.84%) C++
8 7 (36.84%) Java
8 7 (36.84%) VoIP
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) BGP
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (57.89%) Ethernet
3 11 (57.89%) IPsec
3 11 (57.89%) MPLS
4 10 (52.63%) EIGRP
5 9 (47.37%) LAN
6 8 (42.11%) VLAN
6 8 (42.11%) WAN
7 7 (36.84%) HSRP
7 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (36.84%) Network Security
7 7 (36.84%) VoIP
7 7 (36.84%) VPN
7 7 (36.84%) VRRP
8 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 5 (26.32%) Internet
10 3 (15.79%) LDAP
10 3 (15.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Security Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) LAN Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) WAN Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Unix Security Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Network Support
8 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) SAML
3 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (31.58%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) CentOS
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (36.84%) Network Management
1 7 (36.84%) Network Virtualisation
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) High Availability
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
2 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
2 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
2 6 (31.58%) Service Design
2 6 (31.58%) Time Management
2 6 (31.58%) Web Filtering
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) OWASP
3 3 (15.79%) Statistics
4 2 (10.53%) Ticket Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) Perl
2 8 (42.11%) Ruby
3 7 (36.84%) C
3 7 (36.84%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
3 7 (36.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (26.32%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Nagios
1 6 (31.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Meraki
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat