Period
to 18 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 284 294
Rank change year-on-year +35 +10 -48
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 57 41 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.38% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.38% 2.63% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 39 38 86
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.55% -22.50% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £54,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% -4.00% -

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 1,302 1,556 1,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.19% 14.59% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,096 1,314 1,640
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,025 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 February 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 February 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 +27 51 £44,000 +17.33% 8
North Yorkshire +15 6 £56,250 +7.14% 1
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 56 (98.25%) Cisco
2 49 (85.96%) Firewall
3 46 (80.70%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (73.68%) CCNP
5 39 (68.42%) BGP
6 35 (61.40%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (59.65%) MPLS
7 34 (59.65%) CCNA
8 33 (57.89%) EIGRP
9 30 (52.63%) VMware
10 25 (43.86%) Wireless
10 25 (43.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
11 24 (42.11%) ITIL
12 22 (38.60%) WAN
13 21 (36.84%) LAN
13 21 (36.84%) Data Centre
14 20 (35.09%) Brocade
15 19 (33.33%) Load Balancing
15 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
16 18 (31.58%) DNS
16 18 (31.58%) VoIP
16 18 (31.58%) Juniper
16 18 (31.58%) F5
17 17 (29.82%) VPN
18 16 (28.07%) Ethernet
18 16 (28.07%) Dell
18 16 (28.07%) Finance
18 16 (28.07%) VLAN
18 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (3.51%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (85.96%) Firewall
2 39 (68.42%) BGP
3 35 (61.40%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (59.65%) MPLS
5 33 (57.89%) EIGRP
6 25 (43.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (43.86%) Wireless
7 22 (38.60%) WAN
8 21 (36.84%) LAN
9 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 18 (31.58%) DNS
10 18 (31.58%) VoIP
11 17 (29.82%) VPN
12 16 (28.07%) Ethernet
12 16 (28.07%) VLAN
13 15 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (21.05%) DHCP
14 12 (21.05%) Spanning Tree
15 11 (19.30%) SSL
16 9 (15.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Marketing
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 19 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 15 (26.32%) Network Team Leader
4 13 (22.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (21.05%) Network Specialist
6 9 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 9 (15.79%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
6 9 (15.79%) Network Operations Specialist
6 9 (15.79%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 9 (15.79%) Senior Network Specialist
7 8 (14.04%) Network Operations Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (12.28%) Consultant
9 6 (10.53%) Network Consultant
9 6 (10.53%) Senior Network Operations Specialist
10 5 (8.77%) Senior Network Engineer
11 3 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
11 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Security Specialist
11 3 (5.26%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) CSS
1 1 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) ITIL
2 19 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 14 (24.56%) Mentoring
4 11 (19.30%) Workload Management
5 10 (17.54%) Network Management
6 8 (14.04%) High Availability
6 8 (14.04%) Presales
7 6 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.77%) Fault Analysis
8 5 (8.77%) Project Management
9 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
10 3 (5.26%) Creative Thinking
10 3 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.26%) Network Design
10 3 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
10 3 (5.26%) Release Management
11 2 (3.51%) Change Management
11 2 (3.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (80.70%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (73.68%) CCNP
3 34 (59.65%) CCNA
4 14 (24.56%) CCIE
5 9 (15.79%) Degree
6 6 (10.53%) CCDA
6 6 (10.53%) CCIP
6 6 (10.53%) CCSP
7 3 (5.26%) CCSE
7 3 (5.26%) CISSP
7 3 (5.26%) CLAS
8 2 (3.51%) CCDP
8 2 (3.51%) EMCIE
8 2 (3.51%) EMCTA
8 2 (3.51%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.51%) MCP
8 2 (3.51%) MCSA
8 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PMO
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.26%) XenServer
4 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) OpenView
2 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (98.25%) Cisco
2 30 (52.63%) VMware
3 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 20 (35.09%) Brocade
5 18 (31.58%) F5
5 18 (31.58%) Juniper
6 16 (28.07%) Dell
7 14 (24.56%) Avaya
7 14 (24.56%) CheckPoint
8 13 (22.81%) Genesys
8 13 (22.81%) Verint
9 9 (15.79%) SonicWALL
10 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
11 5 (8.77%) Aruba
12 4 (7.02%) Fortinet
12 4 (7.02%) HP
13 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
13 3 (5.26%) Citrix
13 3 (5.26%) Imperva
13 3 (5.26%) Infoblox