Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 370 231 281
Rank change year-on-year -139 +50 -18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 190 414 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 1.38% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 6.89% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 121 333 449
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,378 6,009 8,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.99% 20.03% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,131 4,849 6,888
South East median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -1.73% +3.84%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £66,250 £67,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.05%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in the South East

OSPF
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for OSPF in the South East

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in the South East over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the South East

OSPF
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. 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
Thames Valley -48 81 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Berkshire -13 63 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Surrey -48 45 £55,000 +43.79% 3
Hampshire -102 39 £37,500 -28.23% 5
East Sussex -11 15 £36,000 -10.00%
Oxfordshire -33 10 £57,500 +21.05% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 8 £67,500 +50.00%
Kent +2 7 £55,000 +27.91% 1
West Sussex -12 2 £59,000 -5.60% 1
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 163 (85.79%) BGP
2 156 (82.11%) Cisco
3 133 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 132 (69.47%) Firewall
5 115 (60.53%) CCNP
6 110 (57.89%) WAN
7 103 (54.21%) MPLS
8 95 (50.00%) Juniper
9 83 (43.68%) Cisco ASA
10 82 (43.16%) LAN
11 80 (42.11%) VPN
12 75 (39.47%) Wireless
13 74 (38.95%) VLAN
14 72 (37.89%) SNMP
14 72 (37.89%) ITIL
15 70 (36.84%) Ethernet
16 69 (36.32%) DNS
17 64 (33.68%) Network Security
18 60 (31.58%) Data Centre
19 59 (31.05%) TCP/IP
20 58 (30.53%) CheckPoint
21 57 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
22 55 (28.95%) CCNA
23 52 (27.37%) DHCP
24 50 (26.32%) IPsec
24 50 (26.32%) Network Design
25 49 (25.79%) Load Balancing
25 49 (25.79%) SSL
25 49 (25.79%) Problem-Solving
26 47 (24.74%) Palo Alto

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (10.53%) IIS
2 9 (4.74%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.58%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.05%) nginx
5 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 11 (5.79%) AWS CloudTrail
3 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.11%) SaaS
5 3 (1.58%) Office 365
6 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 163 (85.79%) BGP
2 132 (69.47%) Firewall
3 110 (57.89%) WAN
4 103 (54.21%) MPLS
5 83 (43.68%) Cisco ASA
6 82 (43.16%) LAN
7 80 (42.11%) VPN
8 75 (39.47%) Wireless
9 74 (38.95%) VLAN
10 72 (37.89%) SNMP
11 70 (36.84%) Ethernet
12 69 (36.32%) DNS
13 64 (33.68%) Network Security
14 59 (31.05%) TCP/IP
15 57 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 52 (27.37%) DHCP
17 50 (26.32%) IPsec
18 49 (25.79%) SSL
19 40 (21.05%) VoIP
20 35 (18.42%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (6.32%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.79%) TeamCity
3 7 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.68%) Subversion
4 6 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.53%) Ant
6 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.53%) GitLab
6 1 (0.53%) Maven
6 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (5.79%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.21%) Finance
3 5 (2.63%) Advertising
3 5 (2.63%) Billing
4 4 (2.11%) Retail
5 2 (1.05%) Legal
5 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 110 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 32 (16.84%) Architect
2 32 (16.84%) Cisco Engineer
2 32 (16.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 21 (11.05%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 20 (10.53%) Security Solutions Architect
5 17 (8.95%) Security Engineer
5 17 (8.95%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (5.79%) Network Architect
6 11 (5.79%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 10 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
7 10 (5.26%) Network Manager
8 9 (4.74%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 9 (4.74%) Cisco Support
8 9 (4.74%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 9 (4.74%) Network Support
8 9 (4.74%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.63%) RFC 2547
2 4 (2.11%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.11%) LDAP
2 4 (2.11%) SAML
3 1 (0.53%) COM
3 1 (0.53%) JSON
3 1 (0.53%) REST
3 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 26 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (11.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 20 (10.53%) Cyberthreat
5 15 (7.89%) Computer Science
6 13 (6.84%) Clustering
6 13 (6.84%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.74%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (4.21%) Driving Licence
9 6 (3.16%) Client/Server
9 6 (3.16%) CMDB
10 5 (2.63%) FlexPod
11 3 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.05%) Replication
13 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.16%) Linux
2 32 (16.84%) Windows
3 8 (4.21%) Unix
4 3 (1.58%) CentOS
4 3 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.05%) Debian
5 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (37.89%) ITIL
2 50 (26.32%) Network Design
3 49 (25.79%) Load Balancing
3 49 (25.79%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (21.05%) Network Management
5 36 (18.95%) SIEM
6 32 (16.84%) Change Management
6 32 (16.84%) Incident Management
7 31 (16.32%) Network Monitoring
7 31 (16.32%) Presales
8 27 (14.21%) High Availability
8 27 (14.21%) ITIL V3
9 20 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 20 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
9 20 (10.53%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 20 (10.53%) Software Optimisation
9 20 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
10 19 (10.00%) Capacity Management
10 19 (10.00%) Migration
10 19 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.11%) Python
2 15 (7.89%) Bash Shell
2 15 (7.89%) Perl
3 14 (7.37%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.37%) SQL
4 1 (0.53%) C
4 1 (0.53%) Java
4 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 133 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (60.53%) CCNP
3 55 (28.95%) CCNA
4 38 (20.00%) CCDP
5 37 (19.47%) CCIE
6 33 (17.37%) JNCIP
7 24 (12.63%) CISSP
8 23 (12.11%) CCSE
9 20 (10.53%) Degree
9 20 (10.53%) IISP
9 20 (10.53%) ISSAP
10 19 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 19 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (5.79%) CCDA
12 9 (4.74%) CCSA
12 9 (4.74%) DV Cleared
12 9 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (4.74%) JNCIS
13 8 (4.21%) CCIP
14 7 (3.68%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.84%) HIPAA
4 12 (6.32%) SLA
5 10 (5.26%) QA
6 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.21%) FreeRADIUS
4 6 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.16%) VMware NSX
4 6 (3.16%) vSphere
5 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (11.05%) QRadar
2 14 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (7.37%) Terraform
3 9 (4.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (4.74%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (4.21%) Nagios
5 7 (3.68%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (3.16%) Ansible
6 6 (3.16%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (3.16%) OpenView
6 6 (3.16%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.63%) FortiGate
8 4 (2.11%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.58%) Puppet
10 2 (1.05%) OSSEC
11 1 (0.53%) Cacti
11 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.53%) Salt
11 1 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 156 (82.11%) Cisco
2 95 (50.00%) Juniper
3 58 (30.53%) CheckPoint
4 47 (24.74%) Palo Alto
5 37 (19.47%) HP
6 36 (18.95%) Microsoft
7 35 (18.42%) F5
8 31 (16.32%) Fortinet
8 31 (16.32%) IBM
8 31 (16.32%) VMware
9 27 (14.21%) Aruba
10 24 (12.63%) SolarWinds
11 20 (10.53%) Forcepoint
11 20 (10.53%) LogRhythm
11 20 (10.53%) Splunk
11 20 (10.53%) Tufin
12 14 (7.37%) 3Com
13 13 (6.84%) Dell
14 12 (6.32%) NetScout
15 11 (5.79%) Atlassian