The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 75 69
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.29% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.53% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £65,000 £65,000
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 60 79 116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 11.61% 11.53% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 43 69 105
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -2.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,997 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) RIP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) IPv4
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (75.00%) Life Science
2 3 (75.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) AS400
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) IPv4
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) RIP
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Life Science
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco