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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 56 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.37% 0.41% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 3.23% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £42,500 £34,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% -16.36%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
86 93 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.90% 12.79% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 75 82 116
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 May 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 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA

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 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) L2TP
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIE
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) F5