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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 145 167 114
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -53
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 34 17 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.01% 0.49% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 2.74% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 40
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £34,525
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +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
431 621 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.78% 17.77% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 387 492 419
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 14 February 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 42 (93.33%) BGP
2 41 (91.11%) MPLS
3 36 (80.00%) Cisco
4 30 (66.67%) Juniper
5 28 (62.22%) VPN
6 26 (57.78%) Firewall
7 21 (46.67%) Linux
8 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
9 16 (35.56%) SSL
9 16 (35.56%) IPsec
9 16 (35.56%) VLAN
9 16 (35.56%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (28.89%) Brocade
10 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (28.89%) VoIP
11 12 (26.67%) EIGRP
11 12 (26.67%) VRRP
11 12 (26.67%) HSRP
12 11 (24.44%) Load Balancing
12 11 (24.44%) Network Design
12 11 (24.44%) VMware
12 11 (24.44%) WAN
13 10 (22.22%) Network Architecture
14 9 (20.00%) 4G
14 9 (20.00%) VoLTE
14 9 (20.00%) VoWiFi
14 9 (20.00%) Redback
14 9 (20.00%) GGSN
14 9 (20.00%) SGSN
14 9 (20.00%) Ethernet

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 42 (93.33%) BGP
2 41 (91.11%) MPLS
3 28 (62.22%) VPN
4 26 (57.78%) Firewall
5 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
6 16 (35.56%) Cisco IOS
6 16 (35.56%) IPsec
6 16 (35.56%) SSL
6 16 (35.56%) VLAN
7 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (28.89%) VoIP
8 12 (26.67%) EIGRP
8 12 (26.67%) HSRP
8 12 (26.67%) VRRP
9 11 (24.44%) WAN
10 9 (20.00%) ATM
10 9 (20.00%) Ethernet
10 9 (20.00%) Packet Switching
10 9 (20.00%) RSVP
10 9 (20.00%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Design Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Ericsson Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Administrator
4 8 (17.78%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (17.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (17.78%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) IP Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) IT Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Network Design Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Network Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.78%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Load Balancing
1 11 (24.44%) Network Design
2 10 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
3 8 (17.78%) High Availability
4 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Process Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Perl
1 2 (4.44%) Python
1 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) CCNP
3 4 (8.89%) CCNA
3 4 (8.89%) JNCIA
4 3 (6.67%) CCIE
4 3 (6.67%) CCSP
5 2 (4.44%) CCDP
5 2 (4.44%) CCIP
6 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.22%) OPNET
Vendors
1 36 (80.00%) Cisco
2 30 (66.67%) Juniper
3 13 (28.89%) Brocade
4 11 (24.44%) VMware
5 9 (20.00%) Ericsson
5 9 (20.00%) Redback
6 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
7 6 (13.33%) Aruba
7 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.89%) F5
9 2 (4.44%) Citrix
9 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.22%) BMC
10 1 (2.22%) HP
10 1 (2.22%) IBM
10 1 (2.22%) Motorola
10 1 (2.22%) NetApp
10 1 (2.22%) TippingPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Training + Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago