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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 189 202 224
Rank change year-on-year +13 +22  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 48 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.91% 0.75% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.77% 4.97% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 46 47 43
Median salary £42,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 709 985 1196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 13.40% 15.14% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 619 825 930
Median salary £38,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing OSPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +18 29 £35,000 -17.64%
North Yorkshire +12 14 £55,000 +22.22%
South Yorkshire +13 2 £45,500 -46.47%
East Yorkshire - 2 £21,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 53 (92.98%) Cisco
2 51 (89.47%) BGP
3 45 (78.95%) MPLS
4 37 (64.91%) Firewall
5 33 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (52.63%) CCNP
7 29 (50.88%) Juniper
8 28 (49.12%) VPN
9 26 (45.61%) WAN
10 25 (43.86%) Linux
11 18 (31.58%) VLAN
11 18 (31.58%) FortiGate
12 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
13 14 (24.56%) DNS
14 13 (22.81%) VoIP
14 13 (22.81%) DHCP
14 13 (22.81%) IPsec
14 13 (22.81%) Brocade
15 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
16 11 (19.30%) Network Design
16 11 (19.30%) SSL
16 11 (19.30%) CCNA
17 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
17 10 (17.54%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (17.54%) F5
18 9 (15.79%) Palo Alto
18 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (15.79%) LAN
18 9 (15.79%) VMware
18 9 (15.79%) Citrix

OSPF
Top Related 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 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Office
1 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 51 (89.47%) BGP
2 45 (78.95%) MPLS
3 37 (64.91%) Firewall
4 28 (49.12%) VPN
5 26 (45.61%) WAN
6 18 (31.58%) VLAN
7 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 14 (24.56%) DNS
9 13 (22.81%) DHCP
9 13 (22.81%) IPsec
9 13 (22.81%) VoIP
10 11 (19.30%) SSL
11 10 (17.54%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (15.79%) LAN
13 8 (14.04%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (12.28%) Network Security
14 7 (12.28%) RIP
15 6 (10.53%) IPv6
15 6 (10.53%) NetScaler
15 6 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
General
1 2 (3.51%) Legal
1 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 31 (54.39%) Cisco Engineer
2 31 (54.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Network Specialist
4 6 (10.53%) Project Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) IT Manager
5 5 (8.77%) IT Security Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Security Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Security Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Network Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.02%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.02%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Network Design
2 7 (12.28%) ITIL
3 5 (8.77%) High Availability
3 5 (8.77%) Line Management
3 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.02%) Presales
5 2 (3.51%) Security Management
6 1 (1.75%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.75%) Migration
6 1 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.75%) Network Planning
6 1 (1.75%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (1.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) PHP
2 2 (3.51%) Perl
2 2 (3.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (52.63%) CCNP
3 11 (19.30%) CCNA
4 5 (8.77%) CISM
5 4 (7.02%) CCSE
5 4 (7.02%) CISSP
6 3 (5.26%) CCDA
6 3 (5.26%) CCIE
6 3 (5.26%) CCIP
6 3 (5.26%) CCSP
6 3 (5.26%) Degree
7 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 53 (92.98%) Cisco
2 29 (50.88%) Juniper
3 13 (22.81%) Brocade
4 10 (17.54%) F5
4 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.79%) Citrix
5 9 (15.79%) Palo Alto
5 9 (15.79%) VMware
6 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.02%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.02%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.02%) Imperva
7 4 (7.02%) Infoblox
8 3 (5.26%) BT
9 2 (3.51%) Civica