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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 77 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.39% 0.19% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 1.32% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £63,750 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.14% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £35,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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
104 151 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.58% 14.59% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 91 113 148
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,650 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +11 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) RIP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (42.86%) Junos
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Presales
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) VMware

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) RIP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (42.86%) Junos
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) VRRP
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) L2TP
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Network Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) IBM XIV
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Presales
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCDA
4 1 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (14.29%) Cacti
2 1 (14.29%) Graphite
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
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