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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 80 123 143
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 117 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.08% 1.36% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.54% 7.79% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 68 31 10
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £52,500 £40,000
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
933 488 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.59% 17.40% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 659 376 400
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 20 October 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 181 (98.91%) Cisco
2 177 (96.72%) BGP
3 149 (81.42%) MPLS
4 135 (73.77%) EIGRP
5 104 (56.83%) Load Balancing
6 100 (54.64%) VMware
7 99 (54.10%) Windows
8 94 (51.37%) Linux
9 89 (48.63%) Cisco Certification
9 89 (48.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 88 (48.09%) CCNP
10 88 (48.09%) TCP/IP
11 86 (46.99%) Red Hat
11 86 (46.99%) Cisco IOS
11 86 (46.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 85 (46.45%) Clustering
13 80 (43.72%) PCI DSS
14 79 (43.17%) E-Commerce
15 78 (42.62%) Apache
15 78 (42.62%) Java
15 78 (42.62%) IIS
16 73 (39.89%) DNS
17 71 (38.80%) Firewall
18 69 (37.70%) SMTP
18 69 (37.70%) Perl
18 69 (37.70%) UNIX
18 69 (37.70%) PowerShell
18 69 (37.70%) Bash Shell
18 69 (37.70%) VMware ESXi
19 58 (31.69%) CheckPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (42.62%) IIS
1 78 (42.62%) Apache
2 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (96.72%) BGP
2 149 (81.42%) MPLS
3 135 (73.77%) EIGRP
4 88 (48.09%) TCP/IP
5 86 (46.99%) Cisco IOS
6 73 (39.89%) DNS
7 71 (38.80%) Firewall
8 69 (37.70%) SMTP
9 52 (28.42%) LAN
9 52 (28.42%) WAN
10 37 (20.22%) Cisco ASA
11 31 (16.94%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (14.75%) Network Security
13 26 (14.21%) VoIP
14 19 (10.38%) VPN
15 17 (9.29%) HSRP
16 16 (8.74%) VLAN
17 12 (6.56%) Cisco PIX
17 12 (6.56%) RIP
18 11 (6.01%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (7.65%) Finance
2 6 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.19%) Advertising
4 1 (0.55%) Games
4 1 (0.55%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Retail
4 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (37.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 50 (27.32%) Network Engineer
3 23 (12.57%) Architect
4 21 (11.48%) Network Specialist
5 19 (10.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (9.84%) Network Architect
7 11 (6.01%) Team Leader
7 11 (6.01%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 10 (5.46%) Network Consultant
8 10 (5.46%) Consultant
9 7 (3.83%) Analyst
9 7 (3.83%) Network Support
10 6 (3.28%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (3.28%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (3.28%) Server Analyst
10 6 (3.28%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
11 5 (2.73%) Cisco Network Specialist
11 5 (2.73%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (2.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 85 (46.45%) Clustering
2 9 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.09%) Replication
4 1 (0.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 99 (54.10%) Windows
2 94 (51.37%) Linux
3 86 (46.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (37.70%) UNIX
5 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (56.83%) Load Balancing
2 79 (43.17%) E-Commerce
3 24 (13.11%) Business Continuity
4 20 (10.93%) Network Design
5 17 (9.29%) Network Architecture
6 12 (6.56%) High Availability
6 12 (6.56%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.28%) DevOps
8 5 (2.73%) Project Management
9 4 (2.19%) Network Management
10 3 (1.64%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.64%) Change Management
10 3 (1.64%) ITIL
11 2 (1.09%) BCP
11 2 (1.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.09%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.09%) Asset Management
11 2 (1.09%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (1.09%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (0.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (42.62%) Java
2 69 (37.70%) Perl
2 69 (37.70%) PowerShell
2 69 (37.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (48.63%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (48.09%) CCNP
3 27 (14.75%) CCNA
3 27 (14.75%) CCSE
4 20 (10.93%) CCDP
5 13 (7.10%) CCSA
6 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.01%) MCSA
6 11 (6.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (5.46%) CCIE
8 8 (4.37%) MCSE
8 8 (4.37%) RHCE
8 8 (4.37%) RHCA
9 4 (2.19%) CCIP
10 3 (1.64%) CCVP
11 2 (1.09%) CISSP
11 2 (1.09%) CCDA
12 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (43.72%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.19%) SLA
3 2 (1.09%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 89 (48.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (37.70%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.83%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.28%) MetaFrame
4 6 (3.28%) XenApp
4 6 (3.28%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.28%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (1.64%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.09%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 181 (98.91%) Cisco
2 100 (54.64%) VMware
3 86 (46.99%) Red Hat
4 58 (31.69%) CheckPoint
5 23 (12.57%) Juniper
6 18 (9.84%) SolarWinds
7 13 (7.10%) Microsoft
7 13 (7.10%) HP
8 9 (4.92%) Citrix
9 8 (4.37%) F5
10 6 (3.28%) Brocade
11 2 (1.09%) Meru Networks
11 2 (1.09%) Aruba
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle
11 2 (1.09%) EMC
12 1 (0.55%) ProCurve
12 1 (0.55%) Huawei
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago