Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 250 289
Rank change year-on-year +72 +39 -121
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 85 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.26% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.60% 2.42% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56 29 18
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £28,625 £31,250 £39,925
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -6.67% -5.26%

OSPF is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1118 1198 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.63% 15.61% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1002 1224
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -6.25%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +47 43 £44,000 +17.33% 2
Bradford +24 21 £40,000 -7.24%
Wakefield +2 4 £33,750 -19.64%
Batley - 1 £57,500 -
OSPF
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 83 (97.65%) Cisco
2 68 (80.00%) Firewall
3 62 (72.94%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (71.76%) CCNP
5 58 (68.24%) Cisco ASA
6 56 (65.88%) BGP
7 54 (63.53%) EIGRP
8 52 (61.18%) MPLS
9 49 (57.65%) CCNA
10 44 (51.76%) Microsoft
11 42 (49.41%) LAN
11 42 (49.41%) Brocade
12 40 (47.06%) VMware
12 40 (47.06%) WAN
13 39 (45.88%) Wireless
14 37 (43.53%) ITIL
14 37 (43.53%) Cisco Nexus
15 36 (42.35%) Data Centre
16 34 (40.00%) VLAN
17 31 (36.47%) Load Balancing
18 30 (35.29%) Ethernet
19 29 (34.12%) Dell
20 28 (32.94%) VoIP
21 27 (31.76%) VPN
21 27 (31.76%) Finance
22 25 (29.41%) Juniper
23 24 (28.24%) TCP/IP
23 24 (28.24%) Cisco IOS
24 23 (27.06%) Linux
25 22 (25.88%) Genesys

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 68 (80.00%) Firewall
2 58 (68.24%) Cisco ASA
3 56 (65.88%) BGP
4 54 (63.53%) EIGRP
5 52 (61.18%) MPLS
6 42 (49.41%) LAN
7 40 (47.06%) WAN
8 39 (45.88%) Wireless
9 37 (43.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 34 (40.00%) VLAN
11 30 (35.29%) Ethernet
12 28 (32.94%) VoIP
13 27 (31.76%) VPN
14 24 (28.24%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (28.24%) TCP/IP
15 19 (22.35%) DNS
16 16 (18.82%) DHCP
16 16 (18.82%) IPsec
16 16 (18.82%) Spanning Tree
17 14 (16.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Marketing
2 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Network Engineer
2 25 (29.41%) Team Leader
3 22 (25.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (24.71%) Network Team Leader
5 18 (21.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (16.47%) Consultant
7 13 (15.29%) Network Operations Specialist
7 13 (15.29%) Network Specialist
8 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 12 (14.12%) Network Consultant
8 12 (14.12%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
8 12 (14.12%) Network Operations Engineer
8 12 (14.12%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) Network Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) Architect
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Network Operations Specialist
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Network Specialist
11 4 (4.71%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) CSS
2 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (42.35%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.29%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) NHS
4 2 (2.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.18%) Unix
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) ITIL
2 31 (36.47%) Load Balancing
3 18 (21.18%) Mentoring
4 17 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 16 (18.82%) Fault Analysis
6 14 (16.47%) High Availability
7 12 (14.12%) Workload Management
8 11 (12.94%) Presales
8 11 (12.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (11.76%) ITIL V3
10 6 (7.06%) Release Management
11 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.71%) Network Architecture
12 4 (4.71%) Network Management
13 3 (3.53%) Creative Thinking
13 3 (3.53%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (3.53%) Network Optimisation
13 3 (3.53%) Project Management
14 2 (2.35%) Time Management
14 2 (2.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) Perl
1 1 (1.18%) Python
1 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (72.94%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (71.76%) CCNP
3 49 (57.65%) CCNA
4 17 (20.00%) CCIE
5 12 (14.12%) Degree
6 11 (12.94%) CCSP
7 10 (11.76%) CCDA
7 10 (11.76%) CCIP
8 2 (2.35%) CCDP
8 2 (2.35%) EMCIE
8 2 (2.35%) EMCTA
9 1 (1.18%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (1.18%) CCVP
9 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.18%) MCSA
9 1 (1.18%) MCSE
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.35%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (2.35%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 83 (97.65%) Cisco
2 44 (51.76%) Microsoft
3 42 (49.41%) Brocade
4 40 (47.06%) VMware
5 29 (34.12%) Dell
6 25 (29.41%) Juniper
7 22 (25.88%) Avaya
7 22 (25.88%) Genesys
7 22 (25.88%) Verint
8 18 (21.18%) F5
9 12 (14.12%) CheckPoint
9 12 (14.12%) SonicWALL
10 6 (7.06%) Aruba
11 3 (3.53%) Civica
11 3 (3.53%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.35%) Citrix
12 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.18%) NICE Systems
13 1 (1.18%) Palo Alto