Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 250 150 78
Rank change year-on-year -100 -72 +174
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 18 10 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.37% 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 2.46% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 56
10th Percentile " £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,313 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.28% +7.50% +6.50%
75th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £58,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 1,157 407 1,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.19% 14.86% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 881 323 1,035
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,250 £33,750 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +10.64% -1.05%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OSPF in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for OSPF in Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing OSPF in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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 -85 13 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South Yorkshire -46 3 £80,000 +45.45% 1
North Yorkshire -9 1 £60,000 +41.18% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 18 (100.00%) BGP
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 15 (83.33%) Juniper
4 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (72.22%) VPN
5 13 (72.22%) Palo Alto
6 12 (66.67%) Firmware
6 12 (66.67%) MPLS
6 12 (66.67%) Fortinet
7 11 (61.11%) EIGRP
7 11 (61.11%) CCNP
7 11 (61.11%) CCNA
8 10 (55.56%) RIP
8 10 (55.56%) VoIP
8 10 (55.56%) Internet
8 10 (55.56%) IPsec
8 10 (55.56%) Network Design
8 10 (55.56%) JNCIA
8 10 (55.56%) Meraki
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (16.67%) Time Management
10 3 (16.67%) 4G
10 3 (16.67%) Big Data
10 3 (16.67%) JNCIE
10 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
10 3 (16.67%) VLAN
10 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
10 3 (16.67%) Management Information System

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.11%) AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) VPN
3 12 (66.67%) MPLS
4 11 (61.11%) EIGRP
5 10 (55.56%) Internet
5 10 (55.56%) IPsec
5 10 (55.56%) RIP
5 10 (55.56%) VoIP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (16.67%) 4G
7 3 (16.67%) VLAN
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (11.11%) HSRP
8 2 (11.11%) Junos
8 2 (11.11%) LAN
8 2 (11.11%) VRRP
9 1 (5.56%) DNS
9 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Data Lake
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) IP Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) IP Network Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Network Design
2 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 3 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) CCNA
2 11 (61.11%) CCNP
3 10 (55.56%) JNCIA
4 3 (16.67%) CCIE
4 3 (16.67%) JNCIE
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Juniper
3 13 (72.22%) Palo Alto
4 12 (66.67%) Fortinet
5 10 (55.56%) Meraki
6 3 (16.67%) YouTube
7 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) Zscaler