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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 169 92 114
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +22
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 106 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 2.86% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 12.20% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 58 28
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
601 869 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.04% 23.42% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 496 622 336
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) BGP
2 18 (94.74%) MPLS
3 16 (84.21%) WAN
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
5 13 (68.42%) VPN
5 13 (68.42%) MS Visio
5 13 (68.42%) LAN
6 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (57.89%) MS Office
7 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
7 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (52.63%) IPv4
8 10 (52.63%) IPv6
9 9 (47.37%) VMware
10 8 (42.11%) Firewall
10 8 (42.11%) EIGRP
10 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
10 8 (42.11%) Windows
10 8 (42.11%) Linux
11 7 (36.84%) VoIP
11 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
11 7 (36.84%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (31.58%) CCNP
12 6 (31.58%) CCIP
12 6 (31.58%) ITIL
12 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
13 5 (26.32%) Brocade
13 5 (26.32%) IPsec

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) MS Visio
2 11 (57.89%) MS Office
3 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) BGP
2 18 (94.74%) MPLS
3 16 (84.21%) WAN
4 13 (68.42%) LAN
4 13 (68.42%) VPN
5 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
5 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (52.63%) IPv4
6 10 (52.63%) IPv6
7 8 (42.11%) EIGRP
7 8 (42.11%) Firewall
8 7 (36.84%) VoIP
8 7 (36.84%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (26.32%) IPsec
9 5 (26.32%) SSL
10 4 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (15.79%) DMVPN
11 3 (15.79%) HSRP
11 3 (15.79%) Multicast
11 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
1 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Technical Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Network Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) RESTful
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) BCP
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
2 6 (31.58%) CCIP
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) CCIE
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) MCSA
5 2 (10.53%) ISEB
6 1 (5.26%) CCSP
6 1 (5.26%) CCDA
6 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) XenServer
3 1 (5.26%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.53%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (10.53%) Cacti
3 1 (5.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
5 5 (26.32%) Brocade
5 5 (26.32%) Juniper
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) F5
7 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 2 (10.53%) CA
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat