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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 90 122 133
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 101 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.71% 1.24% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 6.98% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 55 27 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,100 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
842 473 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.60% 17.81% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 618 341 367
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 August 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 152 (97.44%) Cisco
2 147 (94.23%) BGP
3 125 (80.13%) MPLS
4 111 (71.15%) EIGRP
5 94 (60.26%) Load Balancing
6 93 (59.62%) Windows
6 93 (59.62%) VMware
7 88 (56.41%) TCP/IP
8 86 (55.13%) Linux
9 85 (54.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 83 (53.21%) Cisco Certification
11 82 (52.56%) Red Hat
11 82 (52.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 82 (52.56%) Cisco IOS
12 80 (51.28%) CCNP
13 79 (50.64%) PCI DSS
14 78 (50.00%) Clustering
15 75 (48.08%) E-Commerce
16 66 (42.31%) Apache
16 66 (42.31%) Java
16 66 (42.31%) IIS
16 66 (42.31%) DNS
17 58 (37.18%) SMTP
17 58 (37.18%) Perl
17 58 (37.18%) UNIX
17 58 (37.18%) PowerShell
17 58 (37.18%) Bash Shell
17 58 (37.18%) VMware ESXi
18 55 (35.26%) Firewall
19 52 (33.33%) CheckPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 66 (42.31%) IIS
1 66 (42.31%) Apache
2 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (94.23%) BGP
2 125 (80.13%) MPLS
3 111 (71.15%) EIGRP
4 88 (56.41%) TCP/IP
5 82 (52.56%) Cisco IOS
6 66 (42.31%) DNS
7 58 (37.18%) SMTP
8 55 (35.26%) Firewall
9 41 (26.28%) WAN
9 41 (26.28%) LAN
10 23 (14.74%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (11.54%) Network Security
12 17 (10.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (10.90%) VPN
13 15 (9.62%) VoIP
14 14 (8.97%) HSRP
14 14 (8.97%) VLAN
15 13 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
15 13 (8.33%) RIP
16 9 (5.77%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (4.49%) Finance
2 4 (2.56%) Advertising
2 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (37.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (21.79%) Network Engineer
3 26 (16.67%) Architect
4 21 (13.46%) Team Leader
4 21 (13.46%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 21 (13.46%) Network Architect
5 14 (8.97%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (6.41%) Network Specialist
7 7 (4.49%) Network Consultant
7 7 (4.49%) Consultant
8 6 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) Operations Team Leader
9 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
10 4 (2.56%) Cisco Network Specialist
10 4 (2.56%) Cisco Specialist
10 4 (2.56%) Network Support
10 4 (2.56%) Analyst
11 3 (1.92%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 78 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (0.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 93 (59.62%) Windows
2 86 (55.13%) Linux
3 82 (52.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 58 (37.18%) UNIX
5 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (60.26%) Load Balancing
2 75 (48.08%) E-Commerce
3 22 (14.10%) Network Design
4 18 (11.54%) Business Continuity
4 18 (11.54%) Network Architecture
5 7 (4.49%) Project Management
6 5 (3.21%) Network Management
7 4 (2.56%) High Availability
7 4 (2.56%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (2.56%) BCP
8 3 (1.92%) Service Delivery
8 3 (1.92%) Change Management
8 3 (1.92%) DevOps
9 2 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.28%) Migration
9 2 (1.28%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.28%) Asset Management
10 1 (0.64%) Incident Management
10 1 (0.64%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (0.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (42.31%) Java
2 58 (37.18%) Perl
2 58 (37.18%) PowerShell
2 58 (37.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 83 (53.21%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (51.28%) CCNP
3 34 (21.79%) CCNA
4 27 (17.31%) CCSE
5 23 (14.74%) CCSA
6 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (13.46%) MCSA
6 21 (13.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (10.90%) CCIE
8 16 (10.26%) MCSE
8 16 (10.26%) RHCE
8 16 (10.26%) RHCA
9 12 (7.69%) CCDP
10 8 (5.13%) CCIP
11 5 (3.21%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.56%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.92%) CCDA
13 3 (1.92%) CCVP
14 2 (1.28%) CISSP
15 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (50.64%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.21%) SLA
3 2 (1.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 85 (54.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (37.18%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.92%) MetaFrame
4 3 (1.92%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.92%) XenApp
4 3 (1.92%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.92%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.28%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 152 (97.44%) Cisco
2 93 (59.62%) VMware
3 82 (52.56%) Red Hat
4 52 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 24 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 20 (12.82%) Juniper
7 11 (7.05%) SolarWinds
7 11 (7.05%) HP
8 8 (5.13%) Citrix
8 8 (5.13%) F5
9 4 (2.56%) Redback
10 2 (1.28%) BT
10 2 (1.28%) Meru Networks
10 2 (1.28%) Aruba
10 2 (1.28%) Brocade
10 2 (1.28%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.64%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.64%) Huawei
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago