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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 115 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 16 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.19% 1.15% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 7.95% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 16
Median salary £52,500 £29,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.96% -43.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £28,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £56,250
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 259 239 264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 19.33% 14.47% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 203 186 236
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 4 £48,750 -18.75%
Abingdon +31 2 £52,500 +85.84% 2
OSPF
South East

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

1 36 (100.00%) BGP
2 28 (77.78%) MPLS
3 26 (72.22%) VPN
3 26 (72.22%) Juniper
4 20 (55.56%) Firewall
4 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (55.56%) Cisco
5 19 (52.78%) CCNP
6 17 (47.22%) WAN
7 15 (41.67%) CCIE
8 14 (38.89%) Ethernet
9 13 (36.11%) CheckPoint
9 13 (36.11%) Palo Alto
10 12 (33.33%) SCOM
10 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds
10 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (33.33%) Nagios
10 12 (33.33%) LAN
10 12 (33.33%) Web Services
11 11 (30.56%) VoIP
11 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
12 10 (27.78%) EIGRP
12 10 (27.78%) High Availability
12 10 (27.78%) HSRP
13 9 (25.00%) Network Security
13 9 (25.00%) VRRP
13 9 (25.00%) IPsec
14 8 (22.22%) CCDA
14 8 (22.22%) MS Visio

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 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) BGP
2 28 (77.78%) MPLS
3 26 (72.22%) VPN
4 20 (55.56%) Firewall
5 17 (47.22%) WAN
6 14 (38.89%) Ethernet
7 12 (33.33%) LAN
8 11 (30.56%) VoIP
9 10 (27.78%) EIGRP
9 10 (27.78%) HSRP
10 9 (25.00%) IPsec
10 9 (25.00%) Network Security
10 9 (25.00%) VRRP
11 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (19.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (13.89%) VLAN
14 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
15 3 (8.33%) Wireless
16 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Network Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Engineering Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) High Availability
2 3 (8.33%) Network Management
3 2 (5.56%) Change Management
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.56%) Project Management
3 2 (5.56%) Service Design
3 2 (5.56%) Time Management
3 2 (5.56%) Web Filtering
4 1 (2.78%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
1 2 (5.56%) C++
1 2 (5.56%) Java
1 2 (5.56%) Perl
1 2 (5.56%) Python
1 2 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (52.78%) CCNP
3 15 (41.67%) CCIE
4 8 (22.22%) CCDA
5 5 (13.89%) CCIE Service Provider
5 5 (13.89%) Degree
6 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.78%) CCMSE
7 1 (2.78%) CCSA
7 1 (2.78%) CCSE
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Nagios
1 12 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Juniper
2 20 (55.56%) Cisco
3 13 (36.11%) CheckPoint
3 13 (36.11%) Palo Alto
4 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.22%) F5
7 2 (5.56%) Avaya
7 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.56%) Polycom
8 1 (2.78%) CA
8 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) Sophos
8 1 (2.78%) VMware
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £15000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago