Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 265 271
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +27
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 34 71 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.67% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 4.90% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 31 65 127
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% -14.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 1,285 1,450 1,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.32% 13.75% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,082 1,237 1,548
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -9 21 £42,500 +13.33% 4
North Yorkshire +3 11 £55,000 -4.35% 1
South Yorkshire +14 2 £48,000 +5.49%
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (94.12%) Cisco
2 27 (79.41%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (76.47%) Firewall
4 24 (70.59%) CCNP
5 23 (67.65%) BGP
6 19 (55.88%) MPLS
6 19 (55.88%) EIGRP
7 18 (52.94%) CCNA
8 17 (50.00%) DNS
8 17 (50.00%) Wireless
8 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (44.12%) F5
9 15 (44.12%) Load Balancing
9 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
10 13 (38.24%) VPN
11 12 (35.29%) Juniper
11 12 (35.29%) VMware
12 11 (32.35%) VoIP
12 11 (32.35%) WAN
12 11 (32.35%) DHCP
13 10 (29.41%) Avaya
13 10 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (26.47%) Network Management
14 9 (26.47%) Verint
14 9 (26.47%) Genesys
14 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
14 9 (26.47%) Dell
14 9 (26.47%) Ethernet

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:

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) Firewall
2 23 (67.65%) BGP
3 19 (55.88%) EIGRP
3 19 (55.88%) MPLS
4 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (50.00%) DNS
4 17 (50.00%) Wireless
5 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
6 13 (38.24%) VPN
7 11 (32.35%) DHCP
7 11 (32.35%) VoIP
7 11 (32.35%) WAN
8 10 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (26.47%) Ethernet
9 9 (26.47%) SSL
10 8 (23.53%) LAN
11 7 (20.59%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.76%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Network Specialist
2 11 (32.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 11 (32.35%) Senior Network Specialist
3 9 (26.47%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 9 (26.47%) Network Team Leader
3 9 (26.47%) Operations Team Leader
3 9 (26.47%) Team Leader
4 8 (23.53%) Network Operations Specialist
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Network Operations Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Project Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Security Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Security Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Load Balancing
2 9 (26.47%) Network Management
2 9 (26.47%) People Management
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Workload Management
4 6 (17.65%) High Availability
5 4 (11.76%) Network Design
5 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Change Control
7 2 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (79.41%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (70.59%) CCNP
3 18 (52.94%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) CCIE
4 3 (8.82%) CCSE
4 3 (8.82%) CISSP
4 3 (8.82%) CLAS
5 2 (5.88%) CCDA
5 2 (5.88%) CCIP
5 2 (5.88%) CCSP
5 2 (5.88%) JNCIS
5 2 (5.88%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) CCSA
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) XenServer
3 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) F5
3 12 (35.29%) Juniper
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 10 (29.41%) Avaya
5 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
5 9 (26.47%) Dell
5 9 (26.47%) Genesys
5 9 (26.47%) Verint
6 6 (17.65%) HP
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
8 3 (8.82%) Aruba
8 3 (8.82%) Blue Coat
8 3 (8.82%) Imperva
8 3 (8.82%) Infoblox
9 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.88%) Meraki
10 1 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto