Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 149 173
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24 -12
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 24 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.81% 0.96% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% 5.59% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 13
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £32,675 £45,000 £41,400
90th Percentile £53,750 £78,750 £56,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 475 501 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.99% 17.19% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 376 416 405
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,875 £26,250 £24,700
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Oxfordshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Oxfordshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Oxfordshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +8 19 £45,000 -21.74% 1
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 18 (75.00%) BGP
3 15 (62.50%) EIGRP
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (54.17%) LAN
4 13 (54.17%) Firewall
5 12 (50.00%) MPLS
5 12 (50.00%) WAN
5 12 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 12 (50.00%) VLAN
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (41.67%) Python
6 10 (41.67%) Linux
6 10 (41.67%) IPsec
7 9 (37.50%) CCNP
7 9 (37.50%) CCNA
7 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
7 9 (37.50%) Degree
8 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 8 (33.33%) Ruby
8 8 (33.33%) HSRP
8 8 (33.33%) Palo Alto
8 8 (33.33%) VPN
8 8 (33.33%) Perl
8 8 (33.33%) VoIP
9 7 (29.17%) Web Services
9 7 (29.17%) C
9 7 (29.17%) C++
9 7 (29.17%) Java
9 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) BGP
2 15 (62.50%) EIGRP
3 13 (54.17%) Firewall
3 13 (54.17%) LAN
4 12 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 12 (50.00%) MPLS
4 12 (50.00%) VLAN
4 12 (50.00%) WAN
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (41.67%) IPsec
6 8 (33.33%) HSRP
6 8 (33.33%) VoIP
6 8 (33.33%) VPN
7 7 (29.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (29.17%) Network Security
7 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
7 7 (29.17%) VRRP
7 7 (29.17%) Wireless
8 6 (25.00%) Internet
9 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Support
6 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) SAML
3 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) CentOS
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) VMS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (29.17%) Network Management
1 7 (29.17%) Network Virtualisation
2 6 (25.00%) Change Management
2 6 (25.00%) High Availability
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (25.00%) Service Design
2 6 (25.00%) Time Management
2 6 (25.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (8.33%) Change Control
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) OWASP
3 2 (8.33%) Statistics
3 2 (8.33%) Ticket Management
4 1 (4.17%) Biometrics
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Python
2 8 (33.33%) Perl
2 8 (33.33%) Ruby
3 7 (29.17%) C
3 7 (29.17%) C++
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) CCNA
2 9 (37.50%) CCNP
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
3 7 (29.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (4.17%) CCMSE
5 1 (4.17%) CCSA
5 1 (4.17%) CCSE
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Nagios
1 6 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 8 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 7 (29.17%) Juniper
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) CA
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat