Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 57 72
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15 -5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.59% 0.21% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 1.04% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Worcestershire median annual salary - £70,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +24.44% +93.97%
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +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 117 96 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 23.21% 20.47% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 100 91 90
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,475 £27,250 £22,450
90th Percentile £61,025 £51,250 £49,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 18 November 2017. 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
Malvern -3 5 - -
OSPF
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (62.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) Protective Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (62.50%) Presales
2 5 (62.50%) SIEM
2 5 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (62.50%) Pattern Matching
3 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (37.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) RIP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) RIP
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Skype
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Security Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Security Solutions Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Principal Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Principal Security Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Principal Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance
1 5 (62.50%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (62.50%) Pattern Matching
1 5 (62.50%) Presales
1 5 (62.50%) Protective Monitoring
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (62.50%) SIEM
1 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) XenApp
1 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) NetApp
1 3 (37.50%) Polycom
1 3 (37.50%) VMware