The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 73 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.57% 0.68% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 3.68% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
103 136 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.74% 18.58% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 112 89
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £30,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Sheffield

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) CCIE
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) IPv6
6 1 (14.29%) CCDA
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) IPv6
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (14.29%) CCDA
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £55 - £65 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago