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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 64 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.27% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.21% 2.01% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 5
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £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
145 149 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.39% 17.59% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 114 133 144
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £63,600 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +17 9 £45,000 +12.50%
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 12 (100.00%) BGP
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
3 10 (83.33%) Juniper
4 9 (75.00%) MPLS
4 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 9 (75.00%) Network Design
4 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (58.33%) Junos
5 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
5 7 (58.33%) VPN
6 5 (41.67%) IPv6
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (33.33%) Change Control
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
8 3 (25.00%) VoIP
8 3 (25.00%) CCNP
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
9 2 (16.67%) High Availability
9 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (16.67%) VRRP
9 2 (16.67%) ITIL
9 2 (16.67%) CCIE
10 1 (8.33%) SLA
10 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 1 (8.33%) Windows

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) MPLS
3 7 (58.33%) Junos
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (41.67%) IPv6
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) VRRP
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
8 1 (8.33%) FWSM
8 1 (8.33%) HSRP
8 1 (8.33%) Internet
8 1 (8.33%) L2TP
8 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Network Design
2 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
3 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cacti
1 1 (8.33%) Graphite
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Opsview
1 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) VMware