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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 83 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.31% 0.56% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 3.27% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £34,500 £41,250 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% -58.75%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
147 153 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.31% 17.15% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 112 123 93
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,500 £48,500
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
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 May 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 -11 3 £34,500 -16.36%
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (20.00%) CCSE
5 1 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (20.00%) JNCIP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) RIP
5 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
5 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (20.00%) Imperva