Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 226 295
Rank change year-on-year +22 +69 -1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 70 69 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.94% 0.72% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.82% 5.16% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 55 45 26
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +7.32% -8.89%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,000 £46,166
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -5.00%

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 1,202 1,336 1,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.14% 13.85% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1,135 1,326
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% +4.17% -5.57%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +6 41 £47,500 +7.95% 4
North Yorkshire +20 25 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 68 (97.14%) Cisco
2 62 (88.57%) Firewall
3 61 (87.14%) BGP
4 46 (65.71%) VPN
5 43 (61.43%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (57.14%) CCNP
6 40 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (54.29%) EIGRP
8 37 (52.86%) Network Security
9 34 (48.57%) VLAN
9 34 (48.57%) WAN
10 33 (47.14%) Juniper
11 30 (42.86%) CCNA
11 30 (42.86%) MPLS
12 27 (38.57%) F5
13 26 (37.14%) Cisco ISE
13 26 (37.14%) VoIP
14 24 (34.29%) CheckPoint
14 24 (34.29%) Palo Alto
15 22 (31.43%) Cisco Firepower
15 22 (31.43%) LAN
16 21 (30.00%) Data Centre
17 20 (28.57%) AirWatch
17 20 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 20 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
17 20 (28.57%) Security Operations
17 20 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
17 20 (28.57%) ForeScout
17 20 (28.57%) SSL
17 20 (28.57%) JNCIS

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 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (4.29%) IIS
1 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Akamai
2 2 (2.86%) IaaS
2 2 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (88.57%) Firewall
2 61 (87.14%) BGP
3 46 (65.71%) VPN
4 43 (61.43%) Cisco ASA
5 38 (54.29%) EIGRP
6 37 (52.86%) Network Security
7 34 (48.57%) VLAN
7 34 (48.57%) WAN
8 30 (42.86%) MPLS
9 26 (37.14%) Cisco ISE
9 26 (37.14%) VoIP
10 22 (31.43%) Cisco Firepower
10 22 (31.43%) LAN
11 20 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 20 (28.57%) SSL
12 15 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 14 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (20.00%) VPLS
13 14 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Security Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Network Specialist
6 6 (8.57%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Network Support
6 6 (8.57%) Project Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Engineering Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.29%) Network Security Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) NOC Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.29%) NHS
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
1 20 (28.57%) Security Operations
2 18 (25.71%) Load Balancing
3 10 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 9 (12.86%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.00%) Network Design
6 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.14%) CRM
7 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
8 4 (5.71%) ITIL
8 4 (5.71%) People Management
8 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.29%) High Availability
9 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) Python
2 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 5 (7.14%) Tcl
3 2 (2.86%) SQL
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (57.14%) CCNP
1 40 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (42.86%) CCNA
3 20 (28.57%) JNCIS
4 10 (14.29%) CCIE
5 4 (5.71%) Degree
6 2 (2.86%) CCSA
6 2 (2.86%) CCSE
7 1 (1.43%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) VMware NSX
3 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) XenApp
5 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (28.57%) AirWatch
2 9 (12.86%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (10.00%) Nagios
4 5 (7.14%) ArcSight ESM
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (7.14%) Netcool
4 5 (7.14%) Packer
4 5 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.86%) Cacti
5 2 (2.86%) OpenNMS
5 2 (2.86%) SCOM
6 1 (1.43%) Puppet
6 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 68 (97.14%) Cisco
2 33 (47.14%) Juniper
3 27 (38.57%) F5
4 24 (34.29%) CheckPoint
4 24 (34.29%) Palo Alto
5 20 (28.57%) ForeScout
6 14 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 9 (12.86%) ArcSight
7 9 (12.86%) Fortinet
7 9 (12.86%) VMware
8 8 (11.43%) CyberArk
9 6 (8.57%) Blue Coat
9 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.57%) Zscaler
10 5 (7.14%) Aruba
10 5 (7.14%) HP
10 5 (7.14%) Meraki
10 5 (7.14%) ScanSafe
10 5 (7.14%) Symantec
10 5 (7.14%) Tufin