Period
to 17 November 2018

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 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 147 131
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +31
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 13 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.52% 0.19% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.96% 1.43% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 25
West Sussex median annual salary £54,500 £72,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.83% +52.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £41,000 £68,625 £32,000
90th Percentile £62,200 £73,750 £58,250
South East median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -5.00%

OSPF is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 328 280 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.22% 13.35% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 284 243 393
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,825 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick -4 6 £57,000 -21.38%
Crawley - 6 £50,000 - 1
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Wireless
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 10 (76.92%) VPN
3 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 10 (76.92%) Load Balancing
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
4 9 (69.23%) HSRP
4 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (69.23%) VRRP
4 9 (69.23%) CCNP
4 9 (69.23%) LAN
5 8 (61.54%) VoIP
5 8 (61.54%) NetApp
5 8 (61.54%) IPsec
5 8 (61.54%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (53.85%) Multicast
6 7 (53.85%) NAS
6 7 (53.85%) FCoE
6 7 (53.85%) iSCSI
6 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
6 7 (53.85%) SAN
7 6 (46.15%) Palo Alto
8 5 (38.46%) EIGRP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
2 11 (84.62%) Wireless
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (76.92%) VPN
4 9 (69.23%) HSRP
4 9 (69.23%) LAN
4 9 (69.23%) VRRP
5 8 (61.54%) IPsec
5 8 (61.54%) VoIP
6 7 (53.85%) FCoE
6 7 (53.85%) iSCSI
6 7 (53.85%) Multicast
6 7 (53.85%) NAS
6 7 (53.85%) SAN
6 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
7 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
8 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Check Point Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Load Balancing
2 8 (61.54%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) Change Control
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Presales
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CWDP
3 1 (7.69%) CWNE
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
1 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds
4 8 (61.54%) NetApp
5 6 (46.15%) Palo Alto
6 3 (23.08%) Aruba
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
7 2 (15.38%) FireEye
7 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
8 1 (7.69%) Arista
8 1 (7.69%) Dell
8 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
8 1 (7.69%) F5
8 1 (7.69%) Meraki
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (7.69%) VMware