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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 276 228 172
Rank change year-on-year -48 -56 -110
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 23 16 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.27% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 1.58% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 23
10th Percentile £31,238 £31,250 £38,000
25th Percentile £39,750 £41,875 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% -10.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,625 - £130,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £58,250
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.58% +10.95%

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 1,295 1,010 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.72% 17.32% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 880 761 418
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £27,275
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,750 £32,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +8.75%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -32 14 £41,500 -7.78% 3
North Yorkshire -10 9 £50,000 -9.09% 8
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 17 (73.91%) Wireless
2 17 (73.91%) MPLS
2 17 (73.91%) BGP
3 15 (65.22%) Azure
4 14 (60.87%) WAN
5 13 (56.52%) Cisco
5 13 (56.52%) VMware
5 13 (56.52%) SD-WAN
6 12 (52.17%) ITIL
7 10 (43.48%) VPN
8 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
8 9 (39.13%) C
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
8 9 (39.13%) Clustering
8 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (39.13%) Public Cloud
8 9 (39.13%) Ubiquiti
8 9 (39.13%) WSUS
8 9 (39.13%) Draytek
8 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (39.13%) FortiGate
9 8 (34.78%) ITSM
9 8 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
10 7 (30.43%) IPsec
10 7 (30.43%) 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 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Azure
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (17.39%) AWS
4 1 (4.35%) AWS Direct Connect
4 1 (4.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (4.35%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 17 (73.91%) BGP
2 17 (73.91%) MPLS
2 17 (73.91%) Wireless
3 14 (60.87%) WAN
4 13 (56.52%) SD-WAN
5 10 (43.48%) VPN
6 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
7 8 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
8 7 (30.43%) IPsec
9 6 (26.09%) SSL
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (21.74%) IPv6
10 5 (21.74%) Multicast
11 4 (17.39%) EIGRP
12 3 (13.04%) ADSL
12 3 (13.04%) Internet
12 3 (13.04%) IPv4
12 3 (13.04%) VoIP
General
1 3 (13.04%) Documentation Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) IP Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Support Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Support Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Clustering
1 9 (39.13%) Public Cloud
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
3 8 (34.78%) ITSM
4 6 (26.09%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
5 5 (21.74%) Information Security
5 5 (21.74%) Remote Monitoring and Management
6 4 (17.39%) Network Management
7 3 (13.04%) Agile
7 3 (13.04%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) High Availability
7 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
7 3 (13.04%) Presales
7 3 (13.04%) Proactive Management
7 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
7 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (13.04%) Release Management
7 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
1 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) VMware NSX
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) FortiGate
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Intune
1 9 (39.13%) WSUS
2 3 (13.04%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) Observium
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Draytek
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Ubiquiti
3 6 (26.09%) Fortinet
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
3 6 (26.09%) Palo Alto
4 5 (21.74%) Remedy
5 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) Brocade
6 3 (13.04%) Dell
6 3 (13.04%) Meraki
6 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) Aruba
7 1 (4.35%) Google
7 1 (4.35%) Splunk