The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 86 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.34% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 2.44% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -22.10%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
OSPF
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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
180 123 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.22% 14.25% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 141 86 165
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the South Yorkshire region.

OSPF Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

OSPF
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -8 3 £50,000 +35.13%
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) BGP
3 8 (80.00%) CCIE
3 8 (80.00%) MPLS
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
4 7 (70.00%) Juniper
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (60.00%) CCIP
5 6 (60.00%) CCDP
5 6 (60.00%) Network Design
5 6 (60.00%) Redback
5 6 (60.00%) JNCIE
5 6 (60.00%) VPLS
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) IPv6
7 2 (20.00%) CCNA
7 2 (20.00%) CCDA
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) IPsec
8 1 (10.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (10.00%) Wireless
8 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (10.00%) NetScreen

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) MPLS
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (60.00%) VPLS
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) IPv6
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
7 1 (10.00%) RIP
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
1 8 (80.00%) Network Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) IP Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCIE
3 6 (60.00%) CCIP
3 6 (60.00%) CCDP
3 6 (60.00%) JNCIE
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCDA
5 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) Redback
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (10.00%) Imperva
5 1 (10.00%) F5