The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - - 85
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton - - 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 95 173 201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 15.52% 22.01% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 162 131
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

OSPF
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Southampton

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) L2TP
2 4 (57.14%) RTP
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) PPP
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (57.14%) Junos
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) JNCIA
3 3 (42.86%) JNCIS
3 3 (42.86%) Brocade
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) NetScreen
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Foundry

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) Junos
2 4 (57.14%) L2TP
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) PPP
2 4 (57.14%) RTP
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) NetScreen
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) JNCIA
2 3 (42.86%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Brocade
3 2 (28.57%) Foundry