The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 145 162 137
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 26 15 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.81% 0.43% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 2.36% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 21
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
OSPF
West 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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
446 635 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.86% 18.18% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 364 504 525
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

OSPF
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Leeds

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 52 (94.55%) MPLS
1 52 (94.55%) BGP
2 43 (78.18%) Juniper
3 42 (76.36%) VPN
4 38 (69.09%) Cisco
5 30 (54.55%) Firewall
6 26 (47.27%) Linux
7 24 (43.64%) TCP/IP
8 23 (41.82%) SSL
8 23 (41.82%) IPsec
8 23 (41.82%) VLAN
9 21 (38.18%) HSRP
9 21 (38.18%) VRRP
10 20 (36.36%) VoIP
10 20 (36.36%) Brocade
11 19 (34.55%) Network Design
12 18 (32.73%) Network Architecture
13 17 (30.91%) 4G
13 17 (30.91%) Frame Relay
13 17 (30.91%) Redback
13 17 (30.91%) GGSN
13 17 (30.91%) SGSN
13 17 (30.91%) VoLTE
13 17 (30.91%) VoWiFi
13 17 (30.91%) Packet Switching
13 17 (30.91%) SDH
13 17 (30.91%) Ethernet
13 17 (30.91%) ATM
13 17 (30.91%) Ericsson
13 17 (30.91%) SS7

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 52 (94.55%) BGP
1 52 (94.55%) MPLS
2 42 (76.36%) VPN
3 30 (54.55%) Firewall
4 24 (43.64%) TCP/IP
5 23 (41.82%) IPsec
5 23 (41.82%) SSL
5 23 (41.82%) VLAN
6 21 (38.18%) HSRP
6 21 (38.18%) VRRP
7 20 (36.36%) VoIP
8 17 (30.91%) 3G
8 17 (30.91%) ATM
8 17 (30.91%) Ethernet
8 17 (30.91%) Frame Relay
8 17 (30.91%) Packet Switching
8 17 (30.91%) RSVP
8 17 (30.91%) SDH
8 17 (30.91%) SONET
8 17 (30.91%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (30.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Network Engineer
2 18 (32.73%) Design Engineer
3 17 (30.91%) Ericsson Engineer
3 17 (30.91%) Implementation Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Administrator
5 6 (10.91%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (10.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) IP Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) IP Network Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) IP Architect
9 1 (1.82%) IP Design Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Network Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.91%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Network Design
2 18 (32.73%) Network Architecture
3 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.91%) High Availability
5 3 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.82%) BCP
6 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.82%) Process Management
6 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) Perl
1 1 (1.82%) Python
1 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.09%) CCNA
3 4 (7.27%) CCNP
4 3 (5.45%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.64%) CCIE
5 2 (3.64%) CCIP
5 2 (3.64%) CCSP
6 1 (1.82%) CCDP
6 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.82%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (78.18%) Juniper
2 38 (69.09%) Cisco
3 20 (36.36%) Brocade
4 17 (30.91%) Ericsson
4 17 (30.91%) Redback
5 8 (14.55%) VMware
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.27%) Aruba
7 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.64%) Citrix
8 2 (3.64%) F5
8 2 (3.64%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.82%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp
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