The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 56 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 1.25% - 5.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 10
Average salary £40,000 - £48,750
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £57,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
OSPF
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrogate region.

Communications & Networking Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
106 64 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 26.57% 20.19% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 100 62 45
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

OSPF
Salary Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Harrogate region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Harrogate

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (100.00%) MPLS
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (71.43%) CCNP
2 10 (71.43%) FortiGate
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (64.29%) VPN
4 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) IPv4
4 8 (57.14%) IPv6
4 8 (57.14%) Juniper
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 5 (35.71%) Network Design
6 5 (35.71%) Network Security
6 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
6 5 (35.71%) CCIE
6 5 (35.71%) RIP
6 5 (35.71%) UNIX
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) VoIP
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (28.57%) IPsec
8 3 (21.43%) Nagios
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (21.43%) Network Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) MPLS
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (64.29%) VPN
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) IPv4
3 8 (57.14%) IPv6
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
4 5 (35.71%) RIP
4 5 (35.71%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) IPsec
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) SMTP
6 3 (21.43%) ADSL
6 3 (21.43%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Implementation Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Network Implementation Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) CCIE
4 2 (14.29%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) FortiGate
2 3 (21.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Juniper
3 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Brocade
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Huawei