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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 74 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.41% 0.15% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 0.83% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
105 121 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.50% 17.95% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 96 105 88
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 £26,500 £27,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,000 £63,600
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 31 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Sheffield

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) CCIE
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) SCOM
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) IPv6
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix