The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 201 242
Rank change year-on-year -16 +41  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 25 37 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.71% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 3.51% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 8
Median salary £42,000 £38,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -41.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,558 £53,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £70,000
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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 792 1054 1227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.90% 20.13% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 655 863 1030
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,075
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -5.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

OSPF
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for OSPF in the South West

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the South West

OSPF
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Devon - 8 £62,500 -
Gloucestershire -4 5 £40,000 -18.78%
Bristol -25 5 £29,500 -26.25% 1
Wiltshire -10 3 £50,000 +58.73%
Somerset -15 2 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Cornwall - 2 £52,500 -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 36 (80.00%) Cisco
2 35 (77.78%) BGP
3 29 (64.44%) Firewall
4 27 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (51.11%) CCNP
6 21 (46.67%) TCP/IP
7 18 (40.00%) LAN
8 17 (37.78%) WAN
8 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
8 17 (37.78%) VLAN
9 15 (33.33%) Network Security
9 15 (33.33%) VPN
9 15 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
11 13 (28.89%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (28.89%) Juniper
11 13 (28.89%) CCIE
12 12 (26.67%) FTP
13 11 (24.44%) EIGRP
13 11 (24.44%) Network Design
14 10 (22.22%) MPLS
15 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
15 9 (20.00%) CCNA
15 9 (20.00%) SSL
15 9 (20.00%) Ethernet
15 9 (20.00%) Wireless
15 9 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
16 8 (17.78%) Network Management
16 8 (17.78%) F5
16 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (77.78%) BGP
2 29 (64.44%) Firewall
3 21 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 18 (40.00%) LAN
5 17 (37.78%) VLAN
5 17 (37.78%) WAN
6 15 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (33.33%) Network Security
6 15 (33.33%) VPN
7 13 (28.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (26.67%) FTP
9 11 (24.44%) EIGRP
10 10 (22.22%) MPLS
11 9 (20.00%) Ethernet
11 9 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
11 9 (20.00%) SSL
11 9 (20.00%) Wireless
12 8 (17.78%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (17.78%) IGMP
12 8 (17.78%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.67%) Military
2 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) IP Design Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) IP Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) IP Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Network Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) COM
2 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) BYOD
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Network Design
2 8 (17.78%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (17.78%) Network Management
3 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Data Encryption
5 3 (6.67%) Data Security
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (4.44%) Adaptive Security
6 2 (4.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.44%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.22%) ITSM
7 1 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 27 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (51.11%) CCNP
3 13 (28.89%) CCIE
4 9 (20.00%) CCNA
5 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
6 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) CCENT
7 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.22%) CCDP
8 1 (2.22%) CCMSE
8 1 (2.22%) CCSA
8 1 (2.22%) CCSE
8 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.22%) Degree
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) NFS
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) FortiGate
2 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (6.67%) Nessus
4 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 36 (80.00%) Cisco
2 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.89%) Juniper
4 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (17.78%) F5
6 6 (13.33%) SolarWinds
7 5 (11.11%) Aruba
8 4 (8.89%) Mitel
8 4 (8.89%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.67%) Avaya
9 3 (6.67%) Dell
9 3 (6.67%) Infoblox
9 3 (6.67%) VMware
9 3 (6.67%) Xerox
10 2 (4.44%) BroadSoft
10 2 (4.44%) Brocade
10 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.44%) HP
10 2 (4.44%) McAfee
10 2 (4.44%) WatchGuard
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