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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 42 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.05% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.31% 2.80% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
97 107 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.88% 14.70% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 81 97 108
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) Juniper
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) Network Design
3 8 (80.00%) MPLS
4 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (60.00%) Junos
5 6 (60.00%) VPN
5 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (50.00%) IPv6
7 4 (40.00%) Linux
7 4 (40.00%) DNS
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
8 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (30.00%) VoIP
8 3 (30.00%) Change Control
9 2 (20.00%) ITIL
9 2 (20.00%) CCIE
9 2 (20.00%) CCNP
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (20.00%) Project Management
9 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 1 (10.00%) Change Management
10 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
10 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
10 1 (10.00%) Degree
10 1 (10.00%) Network Security

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 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) Junos
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) IPv6
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) L2TP
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Network Design
2 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCIE
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Juniper