The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 73 78 87
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.30% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 1.80% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £45,500 £85,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.47% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 121 111 162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 18.31% 14.21% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 112 92 117
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £28,800 £29,860
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing OSPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF 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 in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for OSPF in South Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Security Monitoring

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 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) BT