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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 148 107 150
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +43
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 23 66 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 2.03% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% 10.41% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 7
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
631 634 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.26% 19.48% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 492 435 385
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
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 30 January 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 125 (98.43%) Cisco
2 124 (97.64%) BGP
3 105 (82.68%) MPLS
4 90 (70.87%) EIGRP
5 65 (51.18%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (51.18%) CCNP
6 61 (48.03%) Load Balancing
7 58 (45.67%) Firewall
8 55 (43.31%) VMware
9 54 (42.52%) Linux
10 52 (40.94%) Windows
11 47 (37.01%) CheckPoint
12 46 (36.22%) WAN
13 45 (35.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 43 (33.86%) TCP/IP
14 43 (33.86%) LAN
15 41 (32.28%) Cisco ASA
15 41 (32.28%) Clustering
16 39 (30.71%) Cisco IOS
17 36 (28.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 36 (28.35%) Red Hat
17 36 (28.35%) Apache
17 36 (28.35%) Java
17 36 (28.35%) IIS
18 35 (27.56%) DNS
18 35 (27.56%) Cisco Nexus
19 32 (25.20%) E-Commerce
19 32 (25.20%) Business Continuity
20 31 (24.41%) PowerShell
20 31 (24.41%) PCI DSS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 36 (28.35%) Apache
1 36 (28.35%) IIS
2 6 (4.72%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 124 (97.64%) BGP
2 105 (82.68%) MPLS
3 90 (70.87%) EIGRP
4 58 (45.67%) Firewall
5 46 (36.22%) WAN
6 43 (33.86%) TCP/IP
6 43 (33.86%) LAN
7 41 (32.28%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (30.71%) Cisco IOS
9 35 (27.56%) DNS
9 35 (27.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 31 (24.41%) SMTP
11 26 (20.47%) VoIP
12 21 (16.54%) VPN
12 21 (16.54%) VLAN
12 21 (16.54%) Network Security
13 20 (15.75%) HSRP
14 15 (11.81%) SSL
14 15 (11.81%) IPsec
15 10 (7.87%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.45%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (9.45%) Finance
2 10 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.15%) Games
3 4 (3.15%) Banking
3 4 (3.15%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (32.28%) Network Engineer
2 31 (24.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (17.32%) Architect
4 20 (15.75%) Network Specialist
5 18 (14.17%) Network Architect
6 16 (12.60%) Network Consultant
6 16 (12.60%) Consultant
7 13 (10.24%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.30%) Network Support
9 5 (3.94%) Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Server Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Cisco Network Specialist
10 4 (3.15%) Cisco Specialist
10 4 (3.15%) Senior Network Support
10 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.36%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 41 (32.28%) Clustering
2 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.94%) Replication
4 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.52%) Linux
2 52 (40.94%) Windows
3 36 (28.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (24.41%) UNIX
5 6 (4.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (48.03%) Load Balancing
2 32 (25.20%) E-Commerce
2 32 (25.20%) Business Continuity
3 29 (22.83%) Network Architecture
4 25 (19.69%) High Availability
5 21 (16.54%) Network Design
6 13 (10.24%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.66%) ITIL
8 9 (7.09%) Project Management
9 6 (4.72%) Business Continuity Planning
9 6 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.72%) BCP
9 6 (4.72%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.94%) DevOps
11 4 (3.15%) Coaching
11 4 (3.15%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (3.15%) TOGAF
11 4 (3.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (2.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.35%) Java
2 31 (24.41%) PowerShell
2 31 (24.41%) Bash Shell
2 31 (24.41%) Perl
3 5 (3.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (51.18%) Cisco Certification
1 65 (51.18%) CCNP
2 26 (20.47%) CCDP
3 22 (17.32%) CCSE
4 20 (15.75%) CCNA
5 11 (8.66%) CCDA
6 8 (6.30%) CCIE
6 8 (6.30%) CISSP
7 6 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.72%) CCSA
7 6 (4.72%) VCP5
7 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.72%) MCSE
7 6 (4.72%) MCSA
8 3 (2.36%) CCIP
8 3 (2.36%) CCSP
9 2 (1.57%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (24.41%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.15%) SLA
3 2 (1.57%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 45 (35.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (24.41%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (8.66%) Active Directory
4 8 (6.30%) Terminal Services
5 5 (3.94%) MetaFrame
5 5 (3.94%) XenApp
5 5 (3.94%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (3.94%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.15%) vSphere
7 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 125 (98.43%) Cisco
2 55 (43.31%) VMware
3 47 (37.01%) CheckPoint
4 36 (28.35%) Red Hat
5 14 (11.02%) Juniper
6 12 (9.45%) SolarWinds
7 10 (7.87%) HP
8 8 (6.30%) Brocade
9 5 (3.94%) Oracle
9 5 (3.94%) EMC
9 5 (3.94%) Citrix
10 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
11 3 (2.36%) F5
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