The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 73 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.23% 0.94% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 5.34% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £34,750 £66,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.54% +65.62%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 131 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.93% 17.68% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 129 113 105
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,250 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
Yorkshire

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 -14 1 £42,500 -35.84%
Rotherham - 1 £27,000 -
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) WLAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) Network Management
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (57.14%) RIP
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
4 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) SNMP
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) IPv6
6 1 (14.29%) CCIE
6 1 (14.29%) CCNP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) WLAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (57.14%) RIP
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) SNMP
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) IPv6
6 1 (14.29%) SMTP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) AirMagnet