The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 182 196
Rank change year-on-year +15 +14  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 22 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.63% 0.58% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.07% 3.56% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 12
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -39.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £32,500 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 541 646 713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 15.40% 16.43% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 437 526 594
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in West Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in West Yorkshire

OSPF
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Leeds +11 19 £50,000 +42.85%
Brighouse - 2 £19,500 -
Bradford 0 1 - - 4
OSPF
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 46 (93.88%) Cisco
1 46 (93.88%) BGP
2 40 (81.63%) MPLS
3 34 (69.39%) WAN
4 30 (61.22%) Firewall
5 27 (55.10%) Juniper
6 25 (51.02%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (51.02%) Linux
7 23 (46.94%) VPN
7 23 (46.94%) CCNP
7 23 (46.94%) VLAN
8 18 (36.73%) VoIP
9 16 (32.65%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (30.61%) Brocade
11 14 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (28.57%) SSL
11 14 (28.57%) IPsec
12 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
13 12 (24.49%) Spanning Tree
13 12 (24.49%) F5
13 12 (24.49%) VMware
13 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
13 12 (24.49%) LAN
13 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
13 12 (24.49%) CCNA
14 11 (22.45%) High Availability
14 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (22.45%) Linux Command Line
15 10 (20.41%) DHCP
15 10 (20.41%) DNS

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 46 (93.88%) BGP
2 40 (81.63%) MPLS
3 34 (69.39%) WAN
4 30 (61.22%) Firewall
5 23 (46.94%) VLAN
5 23 (46.94%) VPN
6 18 (36.73%) VoIP
7 16 (32.65%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (28.57%) IPsec
8 14 (28.57%) SSL
9 12 (24.49%) LAN
9 12 (24.49%) Spanning Tree
9 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
10 10 (20.41%) DHCP
10 10 (20.41%) DNS
11 7 (14.29%) EIGRP
12 5 (10.20%) WLAN
13 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (8.16%) Wireless
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Network Engineer
2 22 (44.90%) Cisco Engineer
2 22 (44.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Network Operations Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Network Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Core Network Designer
7 4 (8.16%) Designer
7 4 (8.16%) IP Designer
7 4 (8.16%) Network Designer
8 3 (6.12%) Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Network Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Project Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) High Availability
2 8 (16.33%) Presales
3 5 (10.20%) Network Design
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 1 (2.04%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.04%) Release Management
5 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 25 (51.02%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (46.94%) CCNP
3 12 (24.49%) CCNA
4 8 (16.33%) CCDA
4 8 (16.33%) CCIP
4 8 (16.33%) CCSP
5 2 (4.08%) CISM
5 2 (4.08%) CISSP
6 1 (2.04%) CCIE
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 46 (93.88%) Cisco
2 27 (55.10%) Juniper
3 15 (30.61%) Brocade
4 12 (24.49%) F5
4 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.49%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) Aruba
5 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.12%) Civica
7 1 (2.04%) Avaya
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.04%) Genesys
7 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.04%) Verint
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