The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 207 216 187
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 39 33 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.67% 0.50% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.02% 3.06% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 35
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,100 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
OSPF
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
969 1079 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.59% 16.21% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 774 847 1016
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Yorkshire region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
West Yorkshire +17 22 £35,000 -30.00% 5
North Yorkshire +10 14 £45,000 - 4
South Yorkshire +18 3 £42,500 +23.18%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 86 (96.63%) BGP
2 78 (87.64%) MPLS
3 67 (75.28%) Cisco
4 59 (66.29%) VPN
5 56 (62.92%) Juniper
5 56 (62.92%) Firewall
6 48 (53.93%) TCP/IP
7 35 (39.33%) Linux
8 33 (37.08%) SSL
9 30 (33.71%) VoIP
9 30 (33.71%) HSRP
10 28 (31.46%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (30.34%) VLAN
12 25 (28.09%) Brocade
12 25 (28.09%) Network Design
13 24 (26.97%) VRRP
13 24 (26.97%) IPsec
13 24 (26.97%) Telecoms
14 20 (22.47%) EIGRP
15 19 (21.35%) Network Architecture
16 18 (20.22%) Finance
17 17 (19.10%) Frame Relay
17 17 (19.10%) Redback
17 17 (19.10%) RSVP
17 17 (19.10%) SS7
17 17 (19.10%) Ericsson
17 17 (19.10%) 3G
17 17 (19.10%) SONET
17 17 (19.10%) IPv6
17 17 (19.10%) CCNP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.12%) Apache
1 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Office
1 11 (12.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (96.63%) BGP
2 78 (87.64%) MPLS
3 59 (66.29%) VPN
4 56 (62.92%) Firewall
5 48 (53.93%) TCP/IP
6 33 (37.08%) SSL
7 30 (33.71%) HSRP
7 30 (33.71%) VoIP
8 27 (30.34%) VLAN
9 24 (26.97%) IPsec
9 24 (26.97%) VRRP
10 20 (22.47%) EIGRP
11 17 (19.10%) 3G
11 17 (19.10%) Ethernet
11 17 (19.10%) Frame Relay
11 17 (19.10%) Packet Switching
11 17 (19.10%) RSVP
11 17 (19.10%) SDH
11 17 (19.10%) SONET
11 17 (19.10%) SS7
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (26.97%) Telecoms
2 18 (20.22%) Finance
3 7 (7.87%) Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.37%) Electronics
5 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.25%) Law
7 1 (1.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (52.81%) Network Engineer
2 18 (20.22%) Design Engineer
3 17 (19.10%) Ericsson Engineer
3 17 (19.10%) Implementation Engineer
4 14 (15.73%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (15.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Analyst
6 9 (10.11%) Network Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Project Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 4 (4.49%) Cisco Specialist
9 4 (4.49%) Juniper Specialist
10 3 (3.37%) Firewall Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Junior Network Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Clustering
3 5 (5.62%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.25%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.25%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.25%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.33%) Linux
2 11 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Windows
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) Network Design
2 19 (21.35%) Network Architecture
3 15 (16.85%) Load Balancing
4 13 (14.61%) High Availability
5 9 (10.11%) ITIL
5 9 (10.11%) Network Management
6 8 (8.99%) Change Management
6 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.87%) Process Improvement
8 6 (6.74%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.74%) PRINCE
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.62%) Information Security
9 5 (5.62%) Open Source
9 5 (5.62%) Project Management
9 5 (5.62%) Security Operations
10 4 (4.49%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
1 7 (7.87%) Perl
2 5 (5.62%) Python
3 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (19.10%) CCNP
3 15 (16.85%) CCNA
4 5 (5.62%) CCIP
4 5 (5.62%) CISSP
4 5 (5.62%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (5.62%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (4.49%) RHCE
6 2 (2.25%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.25%) JNCIP
6 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) CCDP
7 1 (1.12%) CCIE
7 1 (1.12%) Degree
7 1 (1.12%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.37%) vCloud
2 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.37%) Puppet
3 2 (2.25%) Cacti
3 2 (2.25%) Graphite
3 2 (2.25%) Nagios
3 2 (2.25%) Opsview
3 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 67 (75.28%) Cisco
2 56 (62.92%) Juniper
3 25 (28.09%) Brocade
4 17 (19.10%) Ericsson
4 17 (19.10%) Redback
5 12 (13.48%) Red Hat
6 11 (12.36%) F5
7 9 (10.11%) HP
8 7 (7.87%) VMware
9 4 (4.49%) Aruba
9 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.49%) Citrix
9 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.49%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.37%) CA
10 3 (3.37%) SAP
11 2 (2.25%) Avaya
11 2 (2.25%) EMC
11 2 (2.25%) IBM
11 2 (2.25%) Riverbed
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