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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 91 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.21% - 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% - 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £60,000 - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
179 116 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.74% 14.87% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 146 78 187
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,750 £50,000
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
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 19 December 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 - 2 £60,000 -
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCIE
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) BGP
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) MPLS
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 7 (70.00%) Juniper
4 7 (70.00%) Network Design
5 6 (60.00%) Redback
5 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (60.00%) VPLS
5 6 (60.00%) CCDP
5 6 (60.00%) CCIP
5 6 (60.00%) JNCIE
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) IPv6
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) CCDA
8 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
8 1 (10.00%) WAN
8 1 (10.00%) SMTP
8 1 (10.00%) SNMP
8 1 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (10.00%) HP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
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%) IPv6
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (10.00%) HSRP
7 1 (10.00%) VRRP
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) SMTP
7 1 (10.00%) SNMP
7 1 (10.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (10.00%) Junos
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 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCIE
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) CCIP
3 6 (60.00%) JNCIE
3 6 (60.00%) CCDP
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) CCDA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) Redback
4 1 (10.00%) HP