The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 110 115 131
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 75 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.04% 1.18% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.77% 6.47% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 8
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
768 464 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 20.90% 18.27% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 586 348 314
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
West Yorkshire

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 28 July 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 121 (94.53%) Cisco
2 117 (91.41%) BGP
3 108 (84.38%) MPLS
4 87 (67.97%) EIGRP
5 86 (67.19%) Load Balancing
6 83 (64.84%) TCP/IP
7 81 (63.28%) Windows
8 79 (61.72%) VMware
9 75 (58.59%) Linux
10 74 (57.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 73 (57.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 73 (57.03%) Cisco IOS
11 73 (57.03%) Red Hat
12 72 (56.25%) PCI DSS
13 70 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
14 68 (53.13%) E-Commerce
14 68 (53.13%) Clustering
15 62 (48.44%) CCNP
16 61 (47.66%) DNS
17 57 (44.53%) Apache
17 57 (44.53%) Java
17 57 (44.53%) IIS
18 51 (39.84%) Perl
18 51 (39.84%) UNIX
18 51 (39.84%) SMTP
18 51 (39.84%) PowerShell
18 51 (39.84%) Bash Shell
18 51 (39.84%) VMware ESXi
19 43 (33.59%) CheckPoint
20 40 (31.25%) Firewall

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 57 (44.53%) Apache
1 57 (44.53%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (91.41%) BGP
2 108 (84.38%) MPLS
3 87 (67.97%) EIGRP
4 83 (64.84%) TCP/IP
5 73 (57.03%) Cisco IOS
6 61 (47.66%) DNS
7 51 (39.84%) SMTP
8 40 (31.25%) Firewall
9 39 (30.47%) LAN
9 39 (30.47%) WAN
10 18 (14.06%) VPN
11 13 (10.16%) VPLS
12 12 (9.38%) VLAN
12 12 (9.38%) Network Security
13 11 (8.59%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (8.59%) HSRP
13 11 (8.59%) VoIP
14 10 (7.81%) Wireless
15 9 (7.03%) RIP
15 9 (7.03%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (39.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (19.53%) Network Engineer
3 21 (16.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 21 (16.41%) Team Leader
3 21 (16.41%) Architect
4 19 (14.84%) Network Architect
5 10 (7.81%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (3.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (3.91%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (3.91%) Operations Team Leader
6 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
7 4 (3.13%) Network Support
7 4 (3.13%) Network Specialist
8 3 (2.34%) Network Administrator
8 3 (2.34%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (2.34%) Administrator
8 3 (2.34%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.34%) Network Consultant
8 3 (2.34%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.34%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 68 (53.13%) Clustering
2 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 81 (63.28%) Windows
2 75 (58.59%) Linux
3 73 (57.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (39.84%) UNIX
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (67.19%) Load Balancing
2 68 (53.13%) E-Commerce
3 20 (15.63%) Network Design
4 17 (13.28%) Network Architecture
5 11 (8.59%) Business Continuity
6 7 (5.47%) Network Management
7 6 (4.69%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (4.69%) BCP
7 6 (4.69%) Project Management
8 3 (2.34%) Migration
8 3 (2.34%) Change Management
9 2 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (0.78%) ITIL
10 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2
10 1 (0.78%) Configuration Management
10 1 (0.78%) DevOps
10 1 (0.78%) High Availability
10 1 (0.78%) Incident Management
10 1 (0.78%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (0.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (44.53%) Java
2 51 (39.84%) Perl
2 51 (39.84%) PowerShell
2 51 (39.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (48.44%) CCNP
3 32 (25.00%) CCNA
4 24 (18.75%) CCSE
5 23 (17.97%) CCSA
6 21 (16.41%) MCSA
6 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (16.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (14.06%) CCIE
8 16 (12.50%) MCSE
8 16 (12.50%) RHCE
8 16 (12.50%) RHCA
9 9 (7.03%) CCDP
10 8 (6.25%) CCIP
11 4 (3.13%) JNCIA
11 4 (3.13%) JNCIE
12 3 (2.34%) CCVP
13 2 (1.56%) CCDA
14 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (56.25%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.47%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (57.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (39.84%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.78%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
4 1 (0.78%) XenApp
4 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (2.34%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 121 (94.53%) Cisco
2 79 (61.72%) VMware
3 73 (57.03%) Red Hat
4 43 (33.59%) CheckPoint
5 28 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 15 (11.72%) Juniper
7 8 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 7 (5.47%) F5
9 6 (4.69%) Citrix
9 6 (4.69%) BT
10 5 (3.91%) HP
10 5 (3.91%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.13%) Redback
12 2 (1.56%) Aruba
12 2 (1.56%) Meru Networks
13 1 (0.78%) Huawei
13 1 (0.78%) Brocade
13 1 (0.78%) ProCurve
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Upto £45K Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens, bonus, car
Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago