Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 221 293
Rank change year-on-year -20 +72 +40
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 43 95 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.51% 1.00% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 5.89% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 40 70 47
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,948 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.70% +4.76% -6.67%
10th Percentile £31,650 £26,000 £29,550
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +13.40% -3.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,205 1,613 1,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.40% 16.92% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,003 1,352 1,502
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for OSPF 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 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -29 23 £42,000 -4.55% 8
North Yorkshire +3 17 £50,000 -23.08%
South Yorkshire - 3 £48,000 -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 41 (95.35%) Cisco
2 40 (93.02%) Firewall
3 34 (79.07%) BGP
4 32 (74.42%) WAN
5 30 (69.77%) VPN
6 29 (67.44%) F5
7 28 (65.12%) MPLS
8 24 (55.81%) CCNP
8 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (53.49%) Network Security
9 23 (53.49%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (51.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 21 (48.84%) Juniper
11 21 (48.84%) CheckPoint
12 20 (46.51%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (44.19%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (41.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 18 (41.86%) VPLS
15 17 (39.53%) EIGRP
15 17 (39.53%) VoIP
16 16 (37.21%) Wireless
17 15 (34.88%) Finance
17 15 (34.88%) LAN
18 14 (32.56%) CCIE
18 14 (32.56%) NetScaler
18 14 (32.56%) NX-OS
18 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
19 13 (30.23%) Problem-Solving
20 12 (27.91%) DNS
21 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing

OSPF
Co-occurring 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 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (6.98%) IIS
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) IaaS
2 3 (6.98%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Akamai
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (93.02%) Firewall
2 34 (79.07%) BGP
3 32 (74.42%) WAN
4 30 (69.77%) VPN
5 28 (65.12%) MPLS
6 23 (53.49%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (53.49%) Network Security
7 22 (51.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 20 (46.51%) Cisco IOS
9 19 (44.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (41.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 18 (41.86%) VPLS
11 17 (39.53%) EIGRP
11 17 (39.53%) VoIP
12 16 (37.21%) Wireless
13 15 (34.88%) LAN
14 14 (32.56%) NetScaler
14 14 (32.56%) NX-OS
15 12 (27.91%) DNS
16 10 (23.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (9.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Juniper Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Network Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Network Security Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Security Specialist
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco Specialist
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
5 5 (11.63%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) NHS
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
3 8 (18.60%) Network Architecture
4 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (16.28%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL
6 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (11.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (9.30%) CRM
7 4 (9.30%) People Management
7 4 (9.30%) Proactive Management
7 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.98%) Network Design
8 3 (6.98%) Network Management
8 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
8 3 (6.98%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
1 5 (11.63%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) CCNP
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (32.56%) CCIE
3 7 (16.28%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) CCIE Security
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) XenApp
2 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (11.63%) Nagios
2 5 (11.63%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Terraform
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (9.30%) Packer
4 2 (4.65%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Cisco
2 29 (67.44%) F5
3 21 (48.84%) CheckPoint
3 21 (48.84%) Juniper
4 9 (20.93%) Zscaler
5 8 (18.60%) SolarWinds
6 7 (16.28%) Fortinet
7 6 (13.95%) HP
7 6 (13.95%) VMware
8 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
8 5 (11.63%) Brocade
8 5 (11.63%) Citrix
8 5 (11.63%) Google
8 5 (11.63%) Imperva
8 5 (11.63%) Infoblox
9 4 (9.30%) Aruba
9 4 (9.30%) Avaya
9 4 (9.30%) Genesys
9 4 (9.30%) Meraki
9 4 (9.30%) Verint