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 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 / West Yorkshire
Rank 155 165 199
Rank change year-on-year +10 +34  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 29 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.80% 0.84% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.74% 5.95% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 17
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £61,000
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 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 430 622 844
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 11.93% 14.11% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 376 522 672
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +3 25 £35,000 -24.32%
Bradford +3 2 £43,000 +48.27%
Brighouse - 1 £19,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £42,000 -
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 32 (86.49%) BGP
3 30 (81.08%) MPLS
4 24 (64.86%) Firewall
5 21 (56.76%) WAN
6 20 (54.05%) Juniper
7 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (43.24%) CCNP
8 16 (43.24%) Linux
8 16 (43.24%) VPN
9 15 (40.54%) VLAN
10 12 (32.43%) VoIP
11 11 (29.73%) SSL
11 11 (29.73%) Brocade
11 11 (29.73%) IPsec
12 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
12 10 (27.03%) FortiGate
13 9 (24.32%) DNS
13 9 (24.32%) DHCP
13 9 (24.32%) CCNA
14 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
14 6 (16.22%) F5
15 5 (13.51%) High Availability
15 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (13.51%) Spanning Tree
15 5 (13.51%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
15 5 (13.51%) ITIL
15 5 (13.51%) VMware
15 5 (13.51%) Network Design

OSPF
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) BGP
2 30 (81.08%) MPLS
3 24 (64.86%) Firewall
4 21 (56.76%) WAN
5 16 (43.24%) VPN
6 15 (40.54%) VLAN
7 12 (32.43%) VoIP
8 11 (29.73%) IPsec
8 11 (29.73%) SSL
9 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
10 9 (24.32%) DHCP
10 9 (24.32%) DNS
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (13.51%) Spanning Tree
12 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (10.81%) LAN
13 3 (8.11%) Wireless
14 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
14 2 (5.41%) Internet
14 2 (5.41%) WLAN
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Network Engineer
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) IT Manager
3 5 (13.51%) IT Security Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Security Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Core Network Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Designer
4 4 (10.81%) IP Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) High Availability
1 5 (13.51%) ITIL
1 5 (13.51%) Network Design
2 3 (8.11%) Presales
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.70%) Migration
3 1 (2.70%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (43.24%) CCNP
3 9 (24.32%) CCNA
4 5 (13.51%) CISM
5 4 (10.81%) CISSP
6 3 (8.11%) CCDA
6 3 (8.11%) CCIP
6 3 (8.11%) CCSP
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) Juniper
3 11 (29.73%) Brocade
4 6 (16.22%) F5
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Civica
7 1 (2.70%) BT
7 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto