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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 82 130 146
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 112 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.96% 1.29% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.31% 7.51% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 66 30 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
910 493 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.03% 17.15% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 640 381 398
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 24 October 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 179 (98.90%) Cisco
2 175 (96.69%) BGP
3 147 (81.22%) MPLS
4 132 (72.93%) EIGRP
5 100 (55.25%) Load Balancing
6 96 (53.04%) VMware
7 95 (52.49%) Windows
8 90 (49.72%) Linux
9 89 (49.17%) Cisco Certification
10 88 (48.62%) CCNP
11 85 (46.96%) VMware Infrastructure
12 84 (46.41%) TCP/IP
13 82 (45.30%) Red Hat
13 82 (45.30%) Cisco IOS
13 82 (45.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 81 (44.75%) Clustering
15 76 (41.99%) Apache
15 76 (41.99%) Java
15 76 (41.99%) IIS
15 76 (41.99%) PCI DSS
16 75 (41.44%) E-Commerce
17 73 (40.33%) Firewall
18 71 (39.23%) DNS
19 67 (37.02%) SMTP
19 67 (37.02%) Perl
19 67 (37.02%) UNIX
19 67 (37.02%) PowerShell
19 67 (37.02%) Bash Shell
19 67 (37.02%) VMware ESXi
20 56 (30.94%) CheckPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 76 (41.99%) IIS
1 76 (41.99%) Apache
2 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (96.69%) BGP
2 147 (81.22%) MPLS
3 132 (72.93%) EIGRP
4 84 (46.41%) TCP/IP
5 82 (45.30%) Cisco IOS
6 73 (40.33%) Firewall
7 71 (39.23%) DNS
8 67 (37.02%) SMTP
9 54 (29.83%) LAN
9 54 (29.83%) WAN
10 37 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
11 31 (17.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 28 (15.47%) Network Security
13 27 (14.92%) VoIP
14 19 (10.50%) VPN
15 17 (9.39%) HSRP
16 16 (8.84%) VLAN
17 12 (6.63%) Cisco PIX
17 12 (6.63%) RIP
18 11 (6.08%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (8.29%) Finance
2 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.21%) Advertising
4 1 (0.55%) Games
4 1 (0.55%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Retail
4 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (37.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 52 (28.73%) Network Engineer
3 23 (12.71%) Architect
4 21 (11.60%) Network Specialist
5 19 (10.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (9.94%) Network Architect
7 10 (5.52%) Network Consultant
7 10 (5.52%) Consultant
8 9 (4.97%) Team Leader
8 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 8 (4.42%) Network Support
10 7 (3.87%) Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) Server Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
12 5 (2.76%) Cisco Network Specialist
12 5 (2.76%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (2.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 81 (44.75%) Clustering
2 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.10%) Replication
4 1 (0.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 95 (52.49%) Windows
2 90 (49.72%) Linux
3 82 (45.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 67 (37.02%) UNIX
5 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (55.25%) Load Balancing
2 75 (41.44%) E-Commerce
3 24 (13.26%) Business Continuity
4 21 (11.60%) Network Design
5 17 (9.39%) Network Architecture
6 12 (6.63%) High Availability
6 12 (6.63%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.31%) DevOps
8 5 (2.76%) Project Management
9 4 (2.21%) Network Management
10 3 (1.66%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.66%) Change Management
10 3 (1.66%) ITIL
11 2 (1.10%) BCP
11 2 (1.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.10%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.10%) Asset Management
11 2 (1.10%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (1.10%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (0.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (41.99%) Java
2 67 (37.02%) Perl
2 67 (37.02%) PowerShell
2 67 (37.02%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (49.17%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (48.62%) CCNP
3 25 (13.81%) CCNA
3 25 (13.81%) CCSE
4 20 (11.05%) CCDP
5 11 (6.08%) CCSA
6 10 (5.52%) CCIE
7 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (4.97%) MCSA
7 9 (4.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.31%) MCSE
8 6 (3.31%) RHCE
8 6 (3.31%) RHCA
9 4 (2.21%) CCIP
10 3 (1.66%) CCVP
11 2 (1.10%) CISSP
11 2 (1.10%) CCDA
12 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (41.99%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.21%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 85 (46.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (37.02%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.87%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.31%) MetaFrame
4 6 (3.31%) XenApp
4 6 (3.31%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.31%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (1.66%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.10%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 179 (98.90%) Cisco
2 96 (53.04%) VMware
3 82 (45.30%) Red Hat
4 56 (30.94%) CheckPoint
5 23 (12.71%) Juniper
6 19 (10.50%) SolarWinds
7 13 (7.18%) HP
8 11 (6.08%) Microsoft
9 9 (4.97%) Citrix
10 8 (4.42%) F5
11 6 (3.31%) Brocade
12 2 (1.10%) Meru Networks
12 2 (1.10%) Aruba
12 2 (1.10%) Oracle
12 2 (1.10%) EMC
13 1 (0.55%) ProCurve
13 1 (0.55%) Huawei
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