The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 32 -
Rank change year-on-year -24 -  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.84% 4.42% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 23.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 0
Median salary £100,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +135.29% -  
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 76 65 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 21.35% 19.17% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 74 58 38
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.58% +41.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Worcestershire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Worcestershire

OSPF
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Malvern - 2 £100,000 -
Worcester -11 1 £30,000 -58.62%
OSPF
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (80.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (80.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 4 (80.00%) Pattern Matching
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (80.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 4 (80.00%) Information Assurance
1 4 (80.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) Pattern Matching
1 4 (80.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds