The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 149 185 130
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -55
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 13 8 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 0.23% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.95% 1.40% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 26
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
440 573 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.98% 16.43% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 385 484 583
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 39 (100.00%) BGP
2 32 (82.05%) Juniper
2 32 (82.05%) VPN
3 29 (74.36%) MPLS
4 28 (71.79%) Cisco
5 23 (58.97%) Firewall
6 16 (41.03%) IPsec
6 16 (41.03%) SSL
6 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
7 15 (38.46%) Ethernet
7 15 (38.46%) Linux
7 15 (38.46%) VoIP
7 15 (38.46%) Brocade
7 15 (38.46%) VLAN
8 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
9 13 (33.33%) VRRP
9 13 (33.33%) Network Design
9 13 (33.33%) HSRP
10 11 (28.21%) SS7
10 11 (28.21%) Frame Relay
10 11 (28.21%) RSVP
10 11 (28.21%) Redback
10 11 (28.21%) GGSN
10 11 (28.21%) SGSN
10 11 (28.21%) Packet Switching
10 11 (28.21%) SDH
10 11 (28.21%) ATM
10 11 (28.21%) Ericsson
10 11 (28.21%) 3G
10 11 (28.21%) SONET

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 39 (100.00%) BGP
2 32 (82.05%) VPN
3 29 (74.36%) MPLS
4 23 (58.97%) Firewall
5 16 (41.03%) IPsec
5 16 (41.03%) SSL
5 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
6 15 (38.46%) Ethernet
6 15 (38.46%) VLAN
6 15 (38.46%) VoIP
7 13 (33.33%) HSRP
7 13 (33.33%) VRRP
8 11 (28.21%) 4G
8 11 (28.21%) GGSN
8 11 (28.21%) Packet Switching
8 11 (28.21%) RSVP
8 11 (28.21%) SGSN
8 11 (28.21%) SS7
8 11 (28.21%) VoLTE
8 11 (28.21%) VoWiFi
General
1 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Network Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) Design Engineer
4 11 (28.21%) Ericsson Engineer
4 11 (28.21%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Support
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IP Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) IP Architect
7 1 (2.56%) IP Design Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Design Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Network Design
2 11 (28.21%) Network Architecture
3 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.69%) Network Management
3 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (7.69%) Validation
3 3 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (2.56%) BCP
4 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) CCNA
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) CCDP
3 1 (2.56%) CCIP
3 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
3 1 (2.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Juniper
2 28 (71.79%) Cisco
3 15 (38.46%) Brocade
4 11 (28.21%) Ericsson
4 11 (28.21%) Redback
5 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 5 days ago