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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 73 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.66% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 1.16% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £58,500 £46,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.48% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £43,250 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £49,250 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
119 172 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.78% 19.75% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 100 129 100
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +12 4 £57,000 +23.24%
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) Juniper
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (60.00%) MPLS
5 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (50.00%) CCNP
5 5 (50.00%) Network Design
6 4 (40.00%) Wireless
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) RIP
6 4 (40.00%) Network Security
6 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (30.00%) Presales
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (30.00%) Junos
7 3 (30.00%) F5
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) CCNA
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix
8 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
8 2 (20.00%) ProxySG
8 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) RIP
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (30.00%) Junos
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) Converged Networks
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Informix
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (20.00%) IBM XIV
2 2 (20.00%) Symmetrix
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Presales
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCDA
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) CCDE
5 1 (10.00%) CCDP
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) ProxySG
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) F5
6 2 (20.00%) Aruba
6 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (10.00%) Veritas