Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 204 166 282
Rank change year-on-year -38 +116 -8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 30 116 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 1.58% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 9.33% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 66 28
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,750 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.76% +11.70% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,125
90th Percentile £130,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £53,673 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.13% +2.23% +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 802 1,243 1,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.45% 16.96% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 657 1,002 1,036
Median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% +3.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £23,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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
North Yorkshire -19 16 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire -2 9 £95,000 +72.73% 3
South Yorkshire +16 5 £65,000 +33.33%
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 30 (100.00%) BGP
2 28 (93.33%) VPN
3 27 (90.00%) WAN
4 25 (83.33%) Cisco
5 22 (73.33%) Firewall
6 21 (70.00%) Juniper
7 17 (56.67%) MPLS
8 16 (53.33%) DevOps
9 15 (50.00%) IPv6
10 14 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (43.33%) NetScaler
11 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
11 13 (43.33%) Citrix
12 12 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (40.00%) Azure
13 11 (36.67%) Puppet
13 11 (36.67%) Junos
13 11 (36.67%) NX-OS
13 11 (36.67%) LAN
13 11 (36.67%) Terraform
14 10 (33.33%) DNS
14 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
14 10 (33.33%) IPv4
14 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
15 9 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
15 9 (30.00%) F5
15 9 (30.00%) FortiGate
15 9 (30.00%) VPLS
15 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (30.00%) CCNP

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 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Azure
2 8 (26.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 5 (16.67%) GitHub
3 5 (16.67%) IaaS
4 4 (13.33%) AWS
5 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (10.00%) GCP
6 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) BGP
2 28 (93.33%) VPN
3 27 (90.00%) WAN
4 22 (73.33%) Firewall
5 17 (56.67%) MPLS
6 15 (50.00%) IPv6
7 14 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (43.33%) NetScaler
8 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
9 12 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (36.67%) Junos
10 11 (36.67%) LAN
10 11 (36.67%) NX-OS
11 10 (33.33%) DNS
11 10 (33.33%) IPv4
12 9 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
12 9 (30.00%) VPLS
13 8 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (26.67%) Software-Defined Networking
13 8 (26.67%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
1 7 (23.33%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure as Code
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Automation
2 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 8 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (26.67%) Presales
2 8 (26.67%) Procure-to-Pay
2 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (26.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 7 (23.33%) Network Design
4 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
6 4 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (10.00%) Open Source
7 3 (10.00%) Project Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (26.67%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) CCNP
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) JNCIE
2 5 (16.67%) JNCIP
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (26.67%) XenApp
1 8 (26.67%) XenDesktop
2 5 (16.67%) Docker
3 4 (13.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Puppet
1 11 (36.67%) Terraform
2 9 (30.00%) FortiGate
3 5 (16.67%) Ansible
3 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.67%) Cacti
5 2 (6.67%) Nagios
5 2 (6.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 21 (70.00%) Juniper
3 13 (43.33%) Citrix
4 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 9 (30.00%) F5
6 8 (26.67%) Barracuda Networks
6 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
6 8 (26.67%) Google
6 8 (26.67%) Imperva
6 8 (26.67%) Infoblox
6 8 (26.67%) SolarWinds
6 8 (26.67%) VMware
6 8 (26.67%) Zscaler
7 6 (20.00%) D-Link
8 5 (16.67%) Aruba
9 4 (13.33%) Brocade
9 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
9 4 (13.33%) Huawei
9 4 (13.33%) NETGEAR
9 4 (13.33%) Ruckus Wireless