The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 99 102
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.28% 1.24% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 6.40% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 7
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09%  
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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 170 250 252
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 15.81% 19.35% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 151 228 218
Median salary £42,500 £52,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.26% +16.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

OSPF
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for OSPF in West Sussex

OSPF
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Crawley +11 2 - -
Gatwick +2 1 £70,000 +33.33%
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) DDNS
2 4 (57.14%) DSL
2 4 (57.14%) TACACS
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) Information Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 4 (57.14%) Operations Management
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Barracuda Networks

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) DDNS
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) DSL
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) Junos
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) TACACS
2 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Adaptive Security
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
1 4 (57.14%) Information Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Network Design
1 4 (57.14%) Operations Management
1 4 (57.14%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
2 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint