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

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 54 74
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.10% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 1.80% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Median salary £26,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.22% -7.69%  
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 Watford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 135 111 146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 24.73% 23.32% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 104 81 76
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

OSPF
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Watford

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Watford

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

Salary histogram for OSPF in Watford

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

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Network Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Support
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Network Support
3 4 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IP Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Principal Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft