Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 239 276
Rank change year-on-year -18 +37 +33
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 42 86 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.83% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.18% 5.33% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 42 70 86
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.12% -1.11% -
10th Percentile £32,875 £26,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 1,319 1,615 1,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.32% 15.57% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,114 1,346 1,543
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,150 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.40% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -13 21 £42,500 +3.03% 2
North Yorkshire +1 18 £50,000 -18.37%
South Yorkshire +12 3 £48,000 +5.49%
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 40 (95.24%) Cisco
2 35 (83.33%) Firewall
3 32 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (76.19%) CCNP
4 31 (73.81%) BGP
5 27 (64.29%) MPLS
6 25 (59.52%) WAN
7 24 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
8 21 (50.00%) VPN
9 20 (47.62%) Juniper
9 20 (47.62%) F5
10 17 (40.48%) DNS
11 15 (35.71%) CCNA
11 15 (35.71%) VoIP
11 15 (35.71%) Load Balancing
12 14 (33.33%) Network Security
12 14 (33.33%) CheckPoint
12 14 (33.33%) Wireless
12 14 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (30.95%) NetScaler
13 13 (30.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (30.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 13 (30.95%) NX-OS
13 13 (30.95%) EIGRP
13 13 (30.95%) DHCP
13 13 (30.95%) CCIE
13 13 (30.95%) VPLS
14 12 (28.57%) Data Centre

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 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (83.33%) Firewall
2 31 (73.81%) BGP
3 27 (64.29%) MPLS
4 25 (59.52%) WAN
5 24 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 21 (50.00%) VPN
7 17 (40.48%) DNS
8 15 (35.71%) VoIP
9 14 (33.33%) Network Security
9 14 (33.33%) Wireless
10 13 (30.95%) DHCP
10 13 (30.95%) EIGRP
10 13 (30.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 13 (30.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 13 (30.95%) NetScaler
10 13 (30.95%) NX-OS
10 13 (30.95%) VPLS
11 10 (23.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Network Specialist
3 10 (23.81%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 10 (23.81%) Senior Network Specialist
3 10 (23.81%) Team Leader
4 9 (21.43%) Network Team Leader
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 8 (19.05%) Operations Team Leader
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (14.29%) Network Operations Specialist
6 6 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
6 6 (14.29%) Security Specialist
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Network Operations Specialist
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 14 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (23.81%) People Management
4 8 (19.05%) Workload Management
5 6 (14.29%) High Availability
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (11.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (9.52%) Network Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) Proactive Management
8 3 (7.14%) Network Design
8 3 (7.14%) Network Management
8 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
8 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
9 2 (4.76%) Creative Thinking
9 2 (4.76%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
1 5 (11.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (76.19%) CCNP
1 32 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (35.71%) CCNA
3 13 (30.95%) CCIE
4 3 (7.14%) CCIE Security
5 2 (4.76%) CCDA
5 2 (4.76%) CCIP
5 2 (4.76%) CCSP
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PMO
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) XenApp
2 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
1 5 (11.90%) Terraform
2 2 (4.76%) HP NNM
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Cisco
2 20 (47.62%) F5
2 20 (47.62%) Juniper
3 14 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 10 (23.81%) Avaya
4 10 (23.81%) Dell
4 10 (23.81%) Genesys
4 10 (23.81%) Verint
4 10 (23.81%) VMware
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.90%) Blue Coat
6 5 (11.90%) Brocade
6 5 (11.90%) Citrix
6 5 (11.90%) Google
6 5 (11.90%) Imperva
6 5 (11.90%) Infoblox
6 5 (11.90%) Zscaler
7 2 (4.76%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) Fortinet