The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 48 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.43% 0.14% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.22% 0.95% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Median salary £43,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
OSPF
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 105 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.80% 14.42% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 81 96 122
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,619 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

OSPF
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Sheffield

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Network Design
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 5 (71.43%) Junos
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) IPv6
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) VoIP
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) CCIE
6 2 (28.57%) CCNP
6 2 (28.57%) Change Control
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
7 1 (14.29%) CCNA
7 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 1 (14.29%) L2TP
7 1 (14.29%) VRRP
7 1 (14.29%) SLA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) Junos
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) IPv6
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) VoIP
7 1 (14.29%) L2TP
7 1 (14.29%) Network Security
7 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Network Design
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCIE
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Juniper