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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 81 119 139
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 116 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.08% 1.36% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.78% 7.68% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 65 30 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
908 469 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.08% 17.71% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 634 349 398
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 September 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 174 (98.86%) Cisco
2 170 (96.59%) BGP
3 144 (81.82%) MPLS
4 126 (71.59%) EIGRP
5 108 (61.36%) VMware
6 107 (60.80%) Windows
7 103 (58.52%) Load Balancing
8 101 (57.39%) Linux
9 97 (55.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 94 (53.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 94 (53.41%) Cisco IOS
10 94 (53.41%) TCP/IP
10 94 (53.41%) Red Hat
11 89 (50.57%) Cisco Certification
12 88 (50.00%) CCNP
12 88 (50.00%) Clustering
12 88 (50.00%) PCI DSS
13 85 (48.30%) E-Commerce
14 78 (44.32%) Apache
14 78 (44.32%) Java
14 78 (44.32%) IIS
15 73 (41.48%) DNS
16 67 (38.07%) SMTP
16 67 (38.07%) Perl
16 67 (38.07%) UNIX
16 67 (38.07%) PowerShell
16 67 (38.07%) Bash Shell
16 67 (38.07%) VMware ESXi
17 64 (36.36%) Firewall
18 57 (32.39%) CheckPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 78 (44.32%) Apache
1 78 (44.32%) IIS
2 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (96.59%) BGP
2 144 (81.82%) MPLS
3 126 (71.59%) EIGRP
4 94 (53.41%) Cisco IOS
4 94 (53.41%) TCP/IP
5 73 (41.48%) DNS
6 67 (38.07%) SMTP
7 64 (36.36%) Firewall
8 44 (25.00%) LAN
8 44 (25.00%) WAN
9 26 (14.77%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (14.20%) Network Security
11 21 (11.93%) VoIP
12 20 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (10.23%) VPN
14 15 (8.52%) VLAN
15 14 (7.95%) HSRP
16 12 (6.82%) RIP
16 12 (6.82%) Cisco PIX
17 10 (5.68%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (5.68%) Finance
2 4 (2.27%) Advertising
2 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (38.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (24.43%) Network Engineer
3 25 (14.20%) Architect
4 21 (11.93%) Team Leader
4 21 (11.93%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 20 (11.36%) Network Architect
6 18 (10.23%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (7.95%) Network Specialist
8 7 (3.98%) Analyst
8 7 (3.98%) Network Consultant
8 7 (3.98%) Consultant
9 6 (3.41%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (3.41%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (3.41%) Server Analyst
9 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
10 5 (2.84%) Operations Team Leader
10 5 (2.84%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
10 5 (2.84%) Cisco Network Specialist
10 5 (2.84%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 88 (50.00%) Clustering
2 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 107 (60.80%) Windows
2 101 (57.39%) Linux
3 94 (53.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 67 (38.07%) UNIX
5 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (58.52%) Load Balancing
2 85 (48.30%) E-Commerce
3 21 (11.93%) Network Design
4 17 (9.66%) Business Continuity
5 14 (7.95%) Network Architecture
6 11 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.41%) DevOps
8 5 (2.84%) High Availability
8 5 (2.84%) Project Management
9 4 (2.27%) Network Management
10 3 (1.70%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.70%) Change Management
11 2 (1.14%) BCP
11 2 (1.14%) Asset Management
11 2 (1.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.14%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (1.14%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (0.57%) Technical Architecture
12 1 (0.57%) Incident Management
12 1 (0.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (44.32%) Java
2 67 (38.07%) Perl
2 67 (38.07%) PowerShell
2 67 (38.07%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 89 (50.57%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (50.00%) CCNP
3 37 (21.02%) CCNA
4 30 (17.05%) CCSE
5 23 (13.07%) CCSA
6 21 (11.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (11.93%) MCSA
6 21 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (9.09%) RHCA
7 16 (9.09%) MCSE
7 16 (9.09%) RHCE
8 13 (7.39%) CCIE
8 13 (7.39%) CCDP
9 7 (3.98%) CCIP
10 4 (2.27%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.70%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.70%) CCVP
12 2 (1.14%) CCDA
12 2 (1.14%) CISSP
13 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.27%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 97 (55.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (38.07%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.98%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.41%) MetaFrame
4 6 (3.41%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (3.41%) XenApp
4 6 (3.41%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.70%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 174 (98.86%) Cisco
2 108 (61.36%) VMware
3 94 (53.41%) Red Hat
4 57 (32.39%) CheckPoint
5 25 (14.20%) Juniper
6 23 (13.07%) Microsoft
7 14 (7.95%) SolarWinds
8 11 (6.25%) HP
8 11 (6.25%) Citrix
9 8 (4.55%) F5
10 5 (2.84%) Brocade
11 3 (1.70%) Redback
12 2 (1.14%) Meru Networks
12 2 (1.14%) Aruba
13 1 (0.57%) ProCurve
13 1 (0.57%) Huawei
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