Period
to 14 December 2018

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 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 58 58
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.40% 1.41% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 6.73% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Worcestershire median annual salary £65,000 - £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 128 104 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 25.35% 20.93% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 111 89 116
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -10.26% +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,800 £28,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

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
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 6 months to 14 December 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
Worcester - 2 £65,000 -
OSPF
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) Web Filtering

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 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Filtering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds