OSPF Jobs with Work from Home Options

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UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 22 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 463 503 696
Rank change year-on-year +40 +193 -214
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 123 154 163
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.36% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 3.40% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 105 144 124
10th Percentile £44,750 £43,100 £42,875
25th Percentile £46,750 £50,188 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £70,000 £63,750
Median % change year-on-year -28.57% +9.80% +10.87%
75th Percentile £63,750 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £87,625 £92,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £59,483
% change year-on-year -4.55% -7.54% +8.15%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,172 4,530 7,985
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.29% 11.26% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,312 3,352 5,038
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,569 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £41,651
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.94% -3.81% +5.00%

OSPF
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

OSPF trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing OSPF.

OSPF salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing OSPF over the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

OSPF salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.45%) Azure
2 17 (13.82%) AWS
3 6 (4.88%) IaaS
4 5 (4.07%) AWS Direct Connect
4 5 (4.07%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.44%) PaaS
5 3 (2.44%) SaaS
6 2 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (1.63%) Azure Monitor
6 2 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.81%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 109 (88.62%) BGP
2 86 (69.92%) MPLS
3 82 (66.67%) WAN
4 72 (58.54%) LAN
5 61 (49.59%) SD-WAN
6 56 (45.53%) Firewall
7 49 (39.84%) VPN
8 43 (34.96%) TCP/IP
9 34 (27.64%) VLAN
9 34 (27.64%) Wireless
10 31 (25.20%) WLAN
11 20 (16.26%) Network Security
12 19 (15.45%) Ethernet
12 19 (15.45%) IPsec
13 16 (13.01%) DNS
14 11 (8.94%) EIGRP
14 11 (8.94%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (8.94%) VXLAN
14 11 (8.94%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (8.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) NoSQL
General
1 26 (21.14%) Social Skills
2 14 (11.38%) Law
3 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.69%) Finance
5 6 (4.88%) Legal
6 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.25%) Publishing
8 2 (1.63%) Banking
8 2 (1.63%) Billing
8 2 (1.63%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.63%) Front Office
8 2 (1.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (50.41%) Network Engineer
2 29 (23.58%) Analyst
2 29 (23.58%) Network Analyst
3 27 (21.95%) Network Operations Analyst
3 27 (21.95%) Operations Analyst
4 22 (17.89%) Senior
5 21 (17.07%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Core Network Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Senior Core Network Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) IT Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Lead
9 6 (4.88%) Professional Services Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Azure Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.07%) XMPP
3 3 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.20%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (4.88%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.07%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.07%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.07%) PKI
5 4 (3.25%) Cyber Threat
5 4 (3.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.44%) Smart City
7 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.63%) Clustering
7 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.81%) CMDB
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.07%) Android
1 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
1 5 (4.07%) Linux
1 5 (4.07%) Windows
2 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.63%) VMS
3 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.14%) Mentoring
2 18 (14.63%) Network Design
3 17 (13.82%) Customer Service
3 17 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (11.38%) ITIL
5 14 (11.38%) Network Management
6 11 (8.94%) Information Security
7 9 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.32%) Network Architecture
7 9 (7.32%) Roadmaps
7 9 (7.32%) Technical Leadership
8 8 (6.50%) Coaching
8 8 (6.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 8 (6.50%) Critical Thinking
9 7 (5.69%) Analytics
9 7 (5.69%) Computer Science
9 7 (5.69%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.88%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.07%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
1 7 (5.69%) Python
2 2 (1.63%) Bash
Qualifications
1 63 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (42.28%) CCNP
3 43 (34.96%) CCNA
4 36 (29.27%) CCIE
5 34 (27.64%) CCDP
6 11 (8.94%) Degree
7 9 (7.32%) JNCIP
8 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (4.07%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.44%) MCT
11 2 (1.63%) CCIP
11 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.81%) Azure Certification
12 1 (0.81%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.81%) CCNP Voice
12 1 (0.81%) CCSP
12 1 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.50%) SLA
3 3 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.25%) vCloud
3 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.63%) Docker
4 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) Ansible
2 8 (6.50%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.25%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.25%) Puppet
3 4 (3.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (3.25%) WSUS
4 2 (1.63%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.63%) Grafana
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.63%) Nessus
4 2 (1.63%) Terraform
5 1 (0.81%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (51.22%) Cisco
2 24 (19.51%) Juniper
3 22 (17.89%) Palo Alto
4 17 (13.82%) SolarWinds
5 16 (13.01%) Fortinet
6 14 (11.38%) CheckPoint
6 14 (11.38%) Meraki
7 12 (9.76%) Aruba
8 8 (6.50%) F5
8 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.50%) VMware
9 7 (5.69%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (5.69%) HP
10 6 (4.88%) Infoblox
10 6 (4.88%) Nokia
11 5 (4.07%) Dell
12 2 (1.63%) Huawei
12 2 (1.63%) NETGEAR
12 2 (1.63%) Remedy
12 2 (1.63%) Ubiquiti