Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 307 314
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 21 40 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.20% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.99% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 44
South West median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £35,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,000 £53,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -7.77% +6.19%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1807 2006 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.59% 18.39% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1479 1645 1962
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Wiltshire -6 7 £46,000 +73.58%
Dorset - 7 £36,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +32 4 £40,000 -
Bristol -31 3 £45,000 +2.27%
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (90.48%) VPN
2 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) BGP
3 14 (66.67%) Juniper
4 13 (61.90%) MPLS
4 13 (61.90%) Firewall
4 13 (61.90%) IPsec
5 12 (57.14%) VLAN
6 11 (52.38%) Windows
7 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
8 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
8 9 (42.86%) LAN
8 9 (42.86%) DHCP
8 9 (42.86%) DNS
9 8 (38.10%) WAN
9 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (38.10%) CCNA
10 7 (33.33%) L2TP
10 7 (33.33%) PPP
11 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
11 5 (23.81%) Wireless
11 5 (23.81%) Linux
11 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
11 5 (23.81%) Life Science
11 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
11 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 5 (23.81%) HSRP
11 5 (23.81%) SIEM
11 5 (23.81%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (23.81%) Security Monitoring

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) VPN
2 16 (76.19%) BGP
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 13 (61.90%) IPsec
3 13 (61.90%) MPLS
4 12 (57.14%) VLAN
5 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
6 9 (42.86%) DHCP
6 9 (42.86%) DNS
6 9 (42.86%) LAN
7 8 (38.10%) WAN
8 7 (33.33%) L2TP
8 7 (33.33%) PPP
9 5 (23.81%) HSRP
9 5 (23.81%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (23.81%) Wireless
10 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (19.05%) tcpdump
10 4 (19.05%) Telnet
10 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (19.05%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security Specialist
3 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) LAN Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Life Science
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Security Monitoring
1 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
1 5 (23.81%) SIEM
2 4 (19.05%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (19.05%) Data Encryption
2 4 (19.05%) Data Security
2 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Measurement
2 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CCNA
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Nessus
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) Juniper
3 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 4 (19.05%) Dell
4 4 (19.05%) Xerox
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto