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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 52 62 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.21% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 4.17% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £40,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.62% +6.36%
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
64 96 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.56% 16.99% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 58 79 115
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 26 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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

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 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Junos
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (50.00%) IPv6
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Network Design
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper