Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 288 309
Rank change year-on-year +61 +21 -106
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 93 40 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.95% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.85% 2.26% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 64 38 41
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -6.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,075 £32,825 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +14.58% -6.80% +6.19%

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 1590 1771 2195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.20% 16.06% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1332 1473 1796
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £60,000
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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +71 85 £44,000 +4.76% 3
North Yorkshire - 6 £65,000 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £26,250 - 1
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 91 (97.85%) Cisco
2 71 (76.34%) Firewall
3 70 (75.27%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (72.04%) CCNP
5 63 (67.74%) BGP
6 58 (62.37%) Cisco ASA
7 57 (61.29%) MPLS
8 54 (58.06%) EIGRP
9 52 (55.91%) CCNA
10 44 (47.31%) Microsoft
11 42 (45.16%) LAN
11 42 (45.16%) Brocade
12 41 (44.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 40 (43.01%) VMware
13 40 (43.01%) WAN
14 39 (41.94%) Wireless
15 37 (39.78%) ITIL
15 37 (39.78%) Data Centre
16 34 (36.56%) VLAN
17 32 (34.41%) VPN
18 31 (33.33%) Load Balancing
19 30 (32.26%) Ethernet
20 29 (31.18%) VoIP
20 29 (31.18%) Dell
21 27 (29.03%) Finance
22 25 (26.88%) Juniper
23 24 (25.81%) TCP/IP
23 24 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
24 23 (24.73%) Linux
25 22 (23.66%) CCIE

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 (5.38%) CMS
2 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 71 (76.34%) Firewall
2 63 (67.74%) BGP
3 58 (62.37%) Cisco ASA
4 57 (61.29%) MPLS
5 54 (58.06%) EIGRP
6 42 (45.16%) LAN
7 41 (44.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 40 (43.01%) WAN
9 39 (41.94%) Wireless
10 34 (36.56%) VLAN
11 32 (34.41%) VPN
12 30 (32.26%) Ethernet
13 29 (31.18%) VoIP
14 24 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (25.81%) TCP/IP
15 19 (20.43%) DNS
16 16 (17.20%) DHCP
16 16 (17.20%) IPsec
16 16 (17.20%) Spanning Tree
17 14 (15.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 27 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Marketing
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (40.86%) Network Engineer
2 27 (29.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (26.88%) Team Leader
4 23 (24.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 21 (22.58%) Network Team Leader
6 14 (15.05%) Consultant
6 14 (15.05%) Network Specialist
7 13 (13.98%) Network Operations Specialist
8 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 12 (12.90%) Network Consultant
8 12 (12.90%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
8 12 (12.90%) Network Operations Engineer
8 12 (12.90%) Operations Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (7.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 7 (7.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (6.45%) Analyst
11 6 (6.45%) Network Analyst
12 5 (5.38%) Architect
12 5 (5.38%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) CSS
2 1 (1.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (39.78%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.98%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) NHS
4 2 (2.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Linux
2 3 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) ITIL
2 31 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 18 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 17 (18.28%) Problem Management
5 16 (17.20%) Fault Analysis
6 14 (15.05%) High Availability
7 12 (12.90%) Workload Management
8 11 (11.83%) Presales
8 11 (11.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (10.75%) ITIL V3
10 6 (6.45%) Network Design
10 6 (6.45%) Release Management
11 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.30%) Network Architecture
12 4 (4.30%) Network Management
12 4 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
13 3 (3.23%) Creative Thinking
13 3 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (3.23%) Network Optimisation
13 3 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.08%) Perl
1 1 (1.08%) Python
1 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (75.27%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (72.04%) CCNP
3 52 (55.91%) CCNA
4 22 (23.66%) CCIE
5 12 (12.90%) Degree
6 11 (11.83%) CCSP
7 10 (10.75%) CCDA
7 10 (10.75%) CCIP
8 2 (2.15%) CCDP
8 2 (2.15%) EMCIE
8 2 (2.15%) EMCTA
9 1 (1.08%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (1.08%) CCVP
9 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.08%) MCSA
9 1 (1.08%) MCSE
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.15%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.15%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.15%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 91 (97.85%) Cisco
2 44 (47.31%) Microsoft
3 42 (45.16%) Brocade
4 40 (43.01%) VMware
5 29 (31.18%) Dell
6 25 (26.88%) Juniper
7 22 (23.66%) Avaya
7 22 (23.66%) Genesys
7 22 (23.66%) Verint
8 18 (19.35%) F5
9 14 (15.05%) CheckPoint
10 12 (12.90%) SonicWALL
11 6 (6.45%) Aruba
12 5 (5.38%) Palo Alto
13 3 (3.23%) Civica
13 3 (3.23%) Fortinet
14 2 (2.15%) Citrix
14 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds
15 1 (1.08%) NICE Systems