OSPF Jobs in the South East

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > South East

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 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 306 331 389
Rank change year-on-year +25 +58 -67
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 84 85 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 3.21% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 67
10th Percentile £42,450 £42,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £47,313 £45,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £46,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.90% -25.60% +13.64%
75th Percentile £64,688 £60,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £102,625 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +4.55%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,745 2,646 2,967
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 16.63% 17.40% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,907 1,558 1,863
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.44% -5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £59,000 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OSPF in the South East.

Salary trend for OSPF in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing OSPF in the South East over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the South East

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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 20 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +11 39 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Berkshire +13 28 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Hampshire -6 27 £52,500 +5.53% 9
Surrey +19 12 £137,500 +175.00% 4
Oxfordshire +6 11 £65,000 +18.18%
West Sussex +46 6 £52,500 -41.67% 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.24%) AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Azure
3 2 (2.38%) AWS Direct Connect
3 2 (2.38%) Azure Monitor
3 2 (2.38%) IaaS
3 2 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (86.90%) BGP
2 42 (50.00%) Firewall
3 28 (33.33%) VPN
4 25 (29.76%) EIGRP
5 24 (28.57%) IPsec
6 22 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (22.62%) DMVPN
7 19 (22.62%) LAN
7 19 (22.62%) WAN
8 18 (21.43%) VLAN
9 17 (20.24%) Cisco Firepower
9 17 (20.24%) DNS
10 15 (17.86%) HSRP
11 13 (15.48%) SSL
11 13 (15.48%) Wireless
12 11 (13.10%) Cisco ISE
12 11 (13.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (13.10%) Network Security
12 11 (13.10%) NGFW
12 11 (13.10%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.19%) InfluxDB
2 1 (1.19%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
General
1 18 (21.43%) Social Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Electronics
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (40.48%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 15 (17.86%) Network Support
3 13 (15.48%) Network Specialist
4 12 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Architect
5 9 (10.71%) Lead
5 9 (10.71%) Network Architect
5 9 (10.71%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Senior
6 8 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
7 7 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Professional Services Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Firewall Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (10.71%) Virtual Team
4 8 (9.52%) PKI
5 7 (8.33%) Public Cloud
6 5 (5.95%) Algorithms
6 5 (5.95%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.76%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.38%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.38%) Molecular Biology
9 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Android
1 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.95%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) Windows
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.38%) VMS
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.19%) CentOS
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Network Design
2 18 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 12 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (13.10%) Information Security
5 10 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (10.71%) Agile
6 9 (10.71%) High Availability
7 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (9.52%) Prototyping
8 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
8 7 (8.33%) Network Management
8 7 (8.33%) Roadmaps
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.14%) Fintech
10 5 (5.95%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (5.95%) Contract Negotiation
10 5 (5.95%) Network Optimisation
10 5 (5.95%) Strategic Roadmap
10 5 (5.95%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) Python
2 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (48.81%) Security Cleared
2 31 (36.90%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (27.38%) CCNP
4 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.33%) CCIE
5 7 (8.33%) Degree
6 6 (7.14%) JNCIS
7 5 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (5.95%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.57%) CCNA
8 3 (3.57%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Firmware
2 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.38%) Docker
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 25 (29.76%) FortiGate
2 8 (9.52%) Terraform
3 5 (5.95%) Ansible
4 3 (3.57%) Grafana
5 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.38%) Nessus
5 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.38%) WSUS
6 1 (1.19%) Icinga
Vendors
1 53 (63.10%) Juniper
2 48 (57.14%) Cisco
3 26 (30.95%) Fortinet
4 11 (13.10%) F5
4 11 (13.10%) McAfee
5 10 (11.90%) Extreme Networks
6 7 (8.33%) Aruba
6 7 (8.33%) Meraki
6 7 (8.33%) Palo Alto
7 6 (7.14%) Infoblox
8 4 (4.76%) VMware
9 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.38%) Dell
11 1 (1.19%) Arista
11 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.19%) WatchGuard