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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 141 123 150
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 39 53 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.17% 1.63% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 8.70% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 13
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £40,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
630 609 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.85% 18.77% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 494 438 435
Average salary £43,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 24 December 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 156 (98.73%) Cisco
2 152 (96.20%) BGP
3 127 (80.38%) MPLS
4 112 (70.89%) EIGRP
5 83 (52.53%) CCNP
5 83 (52.53%) Cisco Certification
6 76 (48.10%) Load Balancing
7 71 (44.94%) VMware
8 70 (44.30%) Firewall
9 68 (43.04%) Windows
9 68 (43.04%) Linux
10 59 (37.34%) TCP/IP
10 59 (37.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 57 (36.08%) Clustering
12 55 (34.81%) WAN
12 55 (34.81%) Cisco IOS
13 52 (32.91%) Java
13 52 (32.91%) IIS
13 52 (32.91%) Apache
13 52 (32.91%) LAN
13 52 (32.91%) Red Hat
13 52 (32.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 51 (32.28%) CheckPoint
15 48 (30.38%) E-Commerce
15 48 (30.38%) DNS
16 46 (29.11%) Perl
16 46 (29.11%) UNIX
16 46 (29.11%) SMTP
16 46 (29.11%) PCI DSS
16 46 (29.11%) PowerShell

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 52 (32.91%) IIS
1 52 (32.91%) Apache
2 4 (2.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 152 (96.20%) BGP
2 127 (80.38%) MPLS
3 112 (70.89%) EIGRP
4 70 (44.30%) Firewall
5 59 (37.34%) TCP/IP
6 55 (34.81%) WAN
6 55 (34.81%) Cisco IOS
7 52 (32.91%) LAN
8 48 (30.38%) DNS
9 46 (29.11%) SMTP
10 42 (26.58%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (23.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (20.25%) VoIP
13 24 (15.19%) Network Security
14 21 (13.29%) VLAN
14 21 (13.29%) VPN
15 20 (12.66%) HSRP
16 14 (8.86%) IPsec
17 13 (8.23%) SSL
18 12 (7.59%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.70%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (10.13%) Finance
2 10 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.53%) Games
3 4 (2.53%) Banking
3 4 (2.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (34.81%) Network Engineer
2 46 (29.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (14.56%) Architect
4 22 (13.92%) Network Specialist
5 19 (12.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (10.76%) Network Architect
7 14 (8.86%) Network Consultant
7 14 (8.86%) Consultant
8 9 (5.70%) Network Support
9 7 (4.43%) Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Server Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
11 5 (3.16%) Senior Network Support
11 5 (3.16%) Cisco Network Specialist
11 5 (3.16%) Cisco Specialist
12 4 (2.53%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.53%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 57 (36.08%) Clustering
2 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.16%) Replication
4 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 68 (43.04%) Windows
1 68 (43.04%) Linux
2 52 (32.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (29.11%) UNIX
4 4 (2.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (48.10%) Load Balancing
2 48 (30.38%) E-Commerce
3 31 (19.62%) Business Continuity
4 24 (15.19%) Network Architecture
5 21 (13.29%) High Availability
6 20 (12.66%) Network Design
7 14 (8.86%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.70%) ITIL
9 7 (4.43%) Project Management
10 6 (3.80%) DevOps
11 5 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.53%) TOGAF
12 4 (2.53%) PRINCE2
12 4 (2.53%) BCP
12 4 (2.53%) Business Continuity Planning
13 3 (1.90%) Network Management
13 3 (1.90%) Service Delivery
14 2 (1.27%) Change Management
14 2 (1.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.91%) Java
2 46 (29.11%) Perl
2 46 (29.11%) PowerShell
2 46 (29.11%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (52.53%) CCNP
1 83 (52.53%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (16.46%) CCDP
3 22 (13.92%) CCSE
3 22 (13.92%) CCNA
4 10 (6.33%) CCIE
5 9 (5.70%) CCDA
6 6 (3.80%) CISSP
7 5 (3.16%) CCSA
8 4 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.53%) CCIP
8 4 (2.53%) MCSE
8 4 (2.53%) MCSA
8 4 (2.53%) VCP5
9 3 (1.90%) CCSP
9 3 (1.90%) CCVP
10 2 (1.27%) VCAP
11 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (29.11%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.16%) SLA
3 2 (1.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 59 (37.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (29.11%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (6.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.80%) MetaFrame
4 6 (3.80%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.80%) XenApp
4 6 (3.80%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.80%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.27%) vSphere
5 2 (1.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 156 (98.73%) Cisco
2 71 (44.94%) VMware
3 52 (32.91%) Red Hat
4 51 (32.28%) CheckPoint
5 20 (12.66%) Juniper
6 17 (10.76%) SolarWinds
7 14 (8.86%) HP
8 8 (5.06%) F5
8 8 (5.06%) Brocade
9 6 (3.80%) Citrix
10 5 (3.16%) Oracle
10 5 (3.16%) EMC
10 5 (3.16%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.63%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.63%) Huawei
Leeds
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