Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 260 283
Rank change year-on-year +8 +23 +70
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 350 456 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 1.20% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.20% 5.67% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 272 432 341
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5641 8040 9168
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.86% 21.12% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4545 6671 7113
South East median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 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
Thames Valley +8 155 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Berkshire +14 101 £55,000 +10.00%
Hampshire +34 83 £50,000 +31.58% 7
Surrey +36 74 £45,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire +17 34 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Buckinghamshire -23 20 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Kent +11 14 £45,000 -2.70% 2
East Sussex - 12 £37,500 -
Middlesex +8 8 £41,250 -23.26%
West Sussex -2 5 £62,500 +25.00%
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 South East region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 333 (95.14%) BGP
2 269 (76.86%) Cisco
3 257 (73.43%) Cisco Certification
4 206 (58.86%) Firewall
5 202 (57.71%) MPLS
6 191 (54.57%) CCNP
7 176 (50.29%) Juniper
8 138 (39.43%) VPN
9 130 (37.14%) WAN
10 127 (36.29%) Data Centre
11 121 (34.57%) Cisco ASA
12 111 (31.71%) F5
13 109 (31.14%) LAN
14 96 (27.43%) Network Design
14 96 (27.43%) VLAN
15 90 (25.71%) IPsec
16 81 (23.14%) Load Balancing
16 81 (23.14%) EIGRP
17 80 (22.86%) CCIE
18 75 (21.43%) Linux
19 71 (20.29%) CCNA
20 70 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
21 69 (19.71%) Wireless
22 68 (19.43%) DNS
22 68 (19.43%) VoIP
23 67 (19.14%) Ethernet
24 60 (17.14%) Palo Alto
25 58 (16.57%) CheckPoint
26 57 (16.29%) VMware
27 56 (16.00%) Network Security

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 5 (1.43%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.14%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (3.71%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.86%) Office 365
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 333 (95.14%) BGP
2 206 (58.86%) Firewall
3 202 (57.71%) MPLS
4 138 (39.43%) VPN
5 130 (37.14%) WAN
6 121 (34.57%) Cisco ASA
7 109 (31.14%) LAN
8 96 (27.43%) VLAN
9 90 (25.71%) IPsec
10 81 (23.14%) EIGRP
11 70 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 69 (19.71%) Wireless
13 68 (19.43%) DNS
13 68 (19.43%) VoIP
14 67 (19.14%) Ethernet
15 56 (16.00%) Network Security
16 55 (15.71%) VRRP
17 54 (15.43%) DHCP
17 54 (15.43%) TCP/IP
18 50 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.29%) Big Data
1 1 (0.29%) MySQL
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (9.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (3.14%) Finance
3 8 (2.29%) Retail
4 7 (2.00%) Legal
5 6 (1.71%) Billing
6 4 (1.14%) Electronics
7 3 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 252 (72.00%) Network Engineer
2 107 (30.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 43 (12.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 43 (12.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 38 (10.86%) Consultant
5 33 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 31 (8.86%) Juniper Engineer
7 30 (8.57%) Architect
7 30 (8.57%) Network Design Engineer
8 29 (8.29%) Network Architect
8 29 (8.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 29 (8.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 26 (7.43%) Network Support
10 25 (7.14%) Design Engineer
11 24 (6.86%) Network Consultant
12 21 (6.00%) Network Support Engineer
13 18 (5.14%) IP Engineer
14 16 (4.57%) IP Network Engineer
15 13 (3.71%) Network Operations Engineer
15 13 (3.71%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.43%) CSS
1 12 (3.43%) REST
1 12 (3.43%) Web Services
2 6 (1.71%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.71%) HTML
3 2 (0.57%) WAP
4 1 (0.29%) CGI
4 1 (0.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 127 (36.29%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.71%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.43%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (3.43%) PKI
5 12 (3.43%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (2.29%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.71%) FlexPod
8 6 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.43%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.86%) CMDB
10 3 (0.86%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.86%) Machine to Machine
11 1 (0.29%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.29%) iPad
11 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 75 (21.43%) Linux
2 55 (15.71%) Windows
3 42 (12.00%) Unix
4 15 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.14%) CentOS
5 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.29%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (27.43%) Network Design
2 81 (23.14%) Load Balancing
3 55 (15.71%) Presales
4 54 (15.43%) ITIL
5 35 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 30 (8.57%) Migration
7 28 (8.00%) Network Management
8 23 (6.57%) High Availability
9 22 (6.29%) Mentoring
10 21 (6.00%) Change Management
11 20 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
12 19 (5.43%) Operations Management
13 18 (5.14%) Time Management
14 17 (4.86%) Change Control
15 16 (4.57%) Project Management
16 15 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
17 13 (3.71%) Network Architecture
17 13 (3.71%) Service Delivery
18 12 (3.43%) Information Management
18 12 (3.43%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.71%) Perl
2 14 (4.00%) Python
3 11 (3.14%) Java
4 8 (2.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.86%) C
5 3 (0.86%) C++
5 3 (0.86%) Ruby
6 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 257 (73.43%) Cisco Certification
2 191 (54.57%) CCNP
3 80 (22.86%) CCIE
4 71 (20.29%) CCNA
5 55 (15.71%) Security Cleared
6 47 (13.43%) SC Cleared
7 35 (10.00%) CCDA
8 34 (9.71%) JNCIP
9 32 (9.14%) CCSP
9 32 (9.14%) JNCIA
10 27 (7.71%) Degree
11 16 (4.57%) DV Cleared
12 15 (4.29%) JNCIS
13 13 (3.71%) CCIP
14 10 (2.86%) CCDP
14 10 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (1.43%) CCIE Security
15 5 (1.43%) CCIE Service Provider
15 5 (1.43%) CCVP
16 4 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.71%) SLA
2 7 (2.00%) QA
3 4 (1.14%) COBIT
3 4 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.86%) PMO
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.71%) XenApp
4 5 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.57%) vSphere
7 1 (0.29%) KVM
7 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (5.14%) SCOM
2 16 (4.57%) FortiGate
3 14 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (4.00%) Nagios
4 8 (2.29%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (2.00%) SCCM
6 6 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.57%) Ansible
7 2 (0.57%) Puppet
8 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.29%) Cacti
8 1 (0.29%) cPanel
8 1 (0.29%) OpenView
8 1 (0.29%) Plesk
8 1 (0.29%) QRadar
8 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 269 (76.86%) Cisco
2 176 (50.29%) Juniper
3 111 (31.71%) F5
4 60 (17.14%) Palo Alto
5 58 (16.57%) CheckPoint
6 57 (16.29%) VMware
7 55 (15.71%) Microsoft
8 43 (12.29%) SolarWinds
9 21 (6.00%) Brocade
10 19 (5.43%) Meraki
11 18 (5.14%) Citrix
12 17 (4.86%) HP
13 16 (4.57%) Extreme Networks
14 14 (4.00%) Fortinet
15 13 (3.71%) Aruba
16 12 (3.43%) Radware
17 11 (3.14%) Riverbed
18 9 (2.57%) Barracuda Networks
19 8 (2.29%) Blue Coat
19 8 (2.29%) Forcepoint
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