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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 79 123 148
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +25
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 119 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.16% 1.37% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.77% 7.69% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 67 31 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £40,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £41,500
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
932 481 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.75% 17.80% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 642 361 393
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 1 October 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 183 (98.92%) Cisco
2 179 (96.76%) BGP
3 152 (82.16%) MPLS
4 135 (72.97%) EIGRP
5 110 (59.46%) VMware
6 109 (58.92%) Windows
7 108 (58.38%) Load Balancing
8 102 (55.14%) Linux
9 97 (52.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 95 (51.35%) TCP/IP
11 94 (50.81%) Red Hat
11 94 (50.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 94 (50.81%) Cisco IOS
12 92 (49.73%) Cisco Certification
13 91 (49.19%) CCNP
13 91 (49.19%) Clustering
14 88 (47.57%) PCI DSS
15 86 (46.49%) E-Commerce
16 80 (43.24%) Apache
16 80 (43.24%) Java
16 80 (43.24%) IIS
17 75 (40.54%) DNS
18 70 (37.84%) SMTP
18 70 (37.84%) Perl
18 70 (37.84%) UNIX
18 70 (37.84%) PowerShell
18 70 (37.84%) Bash Shell
18 70 (37.84%) VMware ESXi
19 69 (37.30%) Firewall
20 60 (32.43%) CheckPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 80 (43.24%) Apache
1 80 (43.24%) IIS
2 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (96.76%) BGP
2 152 (82.16%) MPLS
3 135 (72.97%) EIGRP
4 95 (51.35%) TCP/IP
5 94 (50.81%) Cisco IOS
6 75 (40.54%) DNS
7 70 (37.84%) SMTP
8 69 (37.30%) Firewall
9 49 (26.49%) WAN
9 49 (26.49%) LAN
10 32 (17.30%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (14.59%) Network Security
12 26 (14.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 24 (12.97%) VoIP
14 19 (10.27%) VPN
15 16 (8.65%) HSRP
15 16 (8.65%) VLAN
16 12 (6.49%) Cisco PIX
16 12 (6.49%) RIP
17 11 (5.95%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (6.49%) Finance
2 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.16%) Advertising
4 1 (0.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.54%) Games
4 1 (0.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 48 (25.95%) Network Engineer
3 26 (14.05%) Architect
4 21 (11.35%) Network Architect
5 18 (9.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (9.73%) Team Leader
5 18 (9.73%) Network Specialist
5 18 (9.73%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 8 (4.32%) Network Consultant
6 8 (4.32%) Consultant
7 7 (3.78%) Analyst
8 6 (3.24%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (3.24%) Server Analyst
8 6 (3.24%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (3.24%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
9 5 (2.70%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 5 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (2.70%) Cisco Specialist
9 5 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 91 (49.19%) Clustering
2 9 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.54%) Open Source
3 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (58.92%) Windows
2 102 (55.14%) Linux
3 94 (50.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 70 (37.84%) UNIX
5 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (58.38%) Load Balancing
2 86 (46.49%) E-Commerce
3 21 (11.35%) Business Continuity
3 21 (11.35%) Network Design
4 15 (8.11%) Network Architecture
5 13 (7.03%) Mentoring
6 9 (4.86%) High Availability
7 6 (3.24%) DevOps
8 5 (2.70%) Project Management
9 4 (2.16%) Network Management
10 3 (1.62%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.62%) Change Management
11 2 (1.08%) Asset Management
11 2 (1.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.08%) BCP
11 2 (1.08%) ITIL
11 2 (1.08%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (1.08%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (0.54%) Technical Architecture
12 1 (0.54%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (43.24%) Java
2 70 (37.84%) Perl
2 70 (37.84%) PowerShell
2 70 (37.84%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (49.73%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (49.19%) CCNP
3 36 (19.46%) CCNA
4 31 (16.76%) CCSE
5 20 (10.81%) CCSA
6 18 (9.73%) MCSA
6 18 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (9.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (9.19%) CCDP
8 14 (7.57%) RHCE
8 14 (7.57%) MCSE
8 14 (7.57%) RHCA
9 11 (5.95%) CCIE
10 5 (2.70%) CCIP
11 3 (1.62%) CCVP
12 2 (1.08%) CCDA
12 2 (1.08%) CISSP
12 2 (1.08%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.54%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (47.57%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.16%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 97 (52.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (37.84%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.24%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.24%) MetaFrame
4 6 (3.24%) XenApp
4 6 (3.24%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (1.62%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.08%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 183 (98.92%) Cisco
2 110 (59.46%) VMware
3 94 (50.81%) Red Hat
4 60 (32.43%) CheckPoint
5 24 (12.97%) Juniper
6 20 (10.81%) Microsoft
7 16 (8.65%) SolarWinds
8 12 (6.49%) HP
9 10 (5.41%) Citrix
10 8 (4.32%) F5
11 6 (3.24%) Brocade
12 2 (1.08%) Aruba
12 2 (1.08%) Meru Networks
13 1 (0.54%) ProCurve
13 1 (0.54%) Huawei
13 1 (0.54%) Oracle
13 1 (0.54%) EMC
13 1 (0.54%) Redback
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago