Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 193 262
Rank change year-on-year -16 +69 +25
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 29 82 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.47% 1.12% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 6.77% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25 59 37
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,948 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.15% +6.70% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,531
90th Percentile £105,000 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.14%

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 819 1,211 1,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.38% 16.53% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 675 992 1,099
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.65% +4.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £22,550 £21,250 £23,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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
North Yorkshire +1 15 £42,500 +6.25% 3
West Yorkshire -10 9 £53,750 +7.50% 2
South Yorkshire +22 5 £65,000 +30.00% 1
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 25 (86.21%) VPN
3 24 (82.76%) WAN
4 22 (75.86%) Cisco
5 21 (72.41%) Juniper
6 20 (68.97%) Firewall
7 17 (58.62%) MPLS
8 15 (51.72%) DevOps
9 14 (48.28%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (48.28%) IPv6
10 13 (44.83%) Citrix
10 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
10 13 (44.83%) NetScaler
11 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (37.93%) Junos
12 11 (37.93%) NX-OS
13 10 (34.48%) Terraform
13 10 (34.48%) Azure
13 10 (34.48%) Puppet
13 10 (34.48%) LAN
13 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (34.48%) CCNP
13 10 (34.48%) DNS
14 9 (31.03%) IPv4
14 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
14 9 (31.03%) F5
14 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
15 8 (27.59%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 8 (27.59%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 8 (27.59%) Zscaler

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 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Azure
2 8 (27.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 5 (17.24%) GitHub
3 5 (17.24%) IaaS
4 2 (6.90%) AWS
4 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.90%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 25 (86.21%) VPN
3 24 (82.76%) WAN
4 20 (68.97%) Firewall
5 17 (58.62%) MPLS
6 14 (48.28%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (48.28%) IPv6
7 13 (44.83%) NetScaler
7 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
8 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (37.93%) Junos
9 11 (37.93%) NX-OS
10 10 (34.48%) DNS
10 10 (34.48%) LAN
11 9 (31.03%) IPv4
12 8 (27.59%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (27.59%) DHCP
12 8 (27.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (27.59%) VPLS
12 8 (27.59%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Project Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) NOC Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
1 7 (24.14%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) DevOps
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure as Code
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Automation
2 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 8 (27.59%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (27.59%) Procure-to-Pay
2 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
2 8 (27.59%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 7 (24.14%) Network Design
4 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) Presales
5 5 (17.24%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (10.34%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (10.34%) Project Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (6.90%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
1 8 (27.59%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) CCNP
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) JNCIE
2 5 (17.24%) JNCIP
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (27.59%) XenApp
1 8 (27.59%) XenDesktop
2 5 (17.24%) Docker
3 4 (13.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
1 10 (34.48%) Terraform
2 7 (24.14%) FortiGate
3 5 (17.24%) Ansible
3 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.90%) Cacti
4 2 (6.90%) Nagios
4 2 (6.90%) Nmap
4 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco
2 21 (72.41%) Juniper
3 13 (44.83%) Citrix
4 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
4 9 (31.03%) F5
5 8 (27.59%) Barracuda Networks
5 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
5 8 (27.59%) Google
5 8 (27.59%) Imperva
5 8 (27.59%) Infoblox
5 8 (27.59%) SolarWinds
5 8 (27.59%) VMware
5 8 (27.59%) Zscaler
6 5 (17.24%) D-Link
7 4 (13.79%) Huawei
8 3 (10.34%) Avaya
8 3 (10.34%) Brocade
8 3 (10.34%) Ericsson
8 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
8 3 (10.34%) Nokia