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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 55 72 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.93% 0.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% 2.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £21,250 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -67.30% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 55 72 106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 12.85% 10.79% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 89
Median salary £29,500 £34,500 £31,275
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.49% +10.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in 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

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Staffordshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £20,000 -
OSPF
West Midlands

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) RIP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) IPv4
2 3 (60.00%) IPv6
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Life Science
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Multicast
3 2 (40.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN

OSPF
Top Related 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 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) IPv4
2 3 (60.00%) IPv6
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) RIP
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Multicast
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Life Science
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (40.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco