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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 59 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 10 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.56% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 1.83% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £34,700 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £55,500 £40,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
148 164 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.16% 18.18% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 123 139 136
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 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 +28 10 £45,000 +20.00%
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) MPLS
3 10 (83.33%) Firewall
4 9 (75.00%) Juniper
4 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (66.67%) Network Design
5 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
6 7 (58.33%) VPN
7 6 (50.00%) Linux
7 6 (50.00%) Junos
8 5 (41.67%) IPv6
8 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (33.33%) DNS
9 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
10 3 (25.00%) High Availability
10 3 (25.00%) Change Control
10 3 (25.00%) CCNP
10 3 (25.00%) VoIP
10 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (25.00%) Project Management
11 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
11 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 2 (16.67%) VRRP
11 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
11 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
11 2 (16.67%) Internet
11 2 (16.67%) CCIE

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 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) MPLS
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) Junos
5 5 (41.67%) IPv6
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 2 (16.67%) Internet
8 2 (16.67%) VRRP
9 1 (8.33%) FWSM
9 1 (8.33%) HSRP
9 1 (8.33%) L2TP
9 1 (8.33%) Network Security
9 1 (8.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 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%) CLARiiON
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) IBM XIV
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (8.33%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 8 (66.67%) Network Design
2 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 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 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (16.67%) 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 9 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds