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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 63 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.67% 0.28% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 1.49% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £57,000 £46,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.24% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £43,250 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £49,250 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +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
88 134 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.64% 18.61% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 73 100 71
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) RIP
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (42.86%) Junos
5 3 (42.86%) Network Design
5 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 3 (42.86%) CCNP
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (42.86%) Presales
6 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) CCDA
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) IPsec
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
7 1 (14.29%) CCDE
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 1 (14.29%) F5
7 1 (14.29%) High Availability

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) RIP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (42.86%) Junos
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Informix
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) IBM XIV
1 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
1 3 (42.86%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCDA
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) CCDE
4 1 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) VMware