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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 163 111 152
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +41
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 15 63 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 1.81% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 10.13% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 7
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
639 622 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.54% 17.82% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 503 440 374
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 £26,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £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 3 March 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 81 (100.00%) Cisco
1 81 (100.00%) BGP
2 74 (91.36%) MPLS
3 58 (71.60%) EIGRP
4 45 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (54.32%) CCNP
6 43 (53.09%) Load Balancing
7 37 (45.68%) Linux
8 35 (43.21%) VMware
9 34 (41.98%) Firewall
9 34 (41.98%) WAN
10 33 (40.74%) CheckPoint
11 32 (39.51%) Windows
12 31 (38.27%) LAN
12 31 (38.27%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (32.10%) TCP/IP
15 25 (30.86%) Clustering
16 24 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
16 24 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (28.40%) Business Continuity
17 23 (28.40%) DNS
18 21 (25.93%) Apache
18 21 (25.93%) Java
18 21 (25.93%) IIS
18 21 (25.93%) Red Hat
18 21 (25.93%) High Availability
18 21 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 20 (24.69%) Network Architecture
19 20 (24.69%) E-Commerce

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 21 (25.93%) IIS
1 21 (25.93%) Apache
2 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 81 (100.00%) BGP
2 74 (91.36%) MPLS
3 58 (71.60%) EIGRP
4 34 (41.98%) Firewall
4 34 (41.98%) WAN
5 31 (38.27%) LAN
5 31 (38.27%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (32.10%) TCP/IP
7 24 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
7 24 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (28.40%) DNS
9 19 (23.46%) VoIP
9 19 (23.46%) SMTP
10 14 (17.28%) VPN
11 13 (16.05%) IPsec
11 13 (16.05%) SSL
11 13 (16.05%) Network Security
12 10 (12.35%) HSRP
12 10 (12.35%) VLAN
13 8 (9.88%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Games
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
2 4 (4.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Network Engineer
2 19 (23.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Network Specialist
4 12 (14.81%) Network Consultant
4 12 (14.81%) Consultant
5 10 (12.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Architect
7 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (9.88%) Network Support
8 7 (8.64%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Network Support
9 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Network Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) Network Infrastructure Architect
11 2 (2.47%) Operations Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) Clustering
2 5 (6.17%) Replication
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.68%) Linux
2 32 (39.51%) Windows
3 21 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (23.46%) UNIX
5 6 (7.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.09%) Load Balancing
2 23 (28.40%) Business Continuity
3 21 (25.93%) High Availability
4 20 (24.69%) Network Architecture
4 20 (24.69%) E-Commerce
5 16 (19.75%) Network Design
6 11 (13.58%) ITIL
7 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.41%) BCP
8 6 (7.41%) Project Management
8 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
9 5 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.94%) TOGAF
10 4 (4.94%) Coaching
11 2 (2.47%) DevOps
12 1 (1.23%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) Java
2 19 (23.46%) Perl
2 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
2 19 (23.46%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (54.32%) CCNP
3 19 (23.46%) CCDP
3 19 (23.46%) CCSE
4 17 (20.99%) CCNA
5 9 (11.11%) CCDA
6 6 (7.41%) MCSE
6 6 (7.41%) MCSA
6 6 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (7.41%) VCP5
6 6 (7.41%) CISSP
6 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.41%) CCSA
7 4 (4.94%) CCIE
8 3 (3.70%) CCSP
8 3 (3.70%) CCIP
9 2 (2.47%) VCAP
10 1 (1.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (23.46%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
4 6 (7.41%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.94%) vSphere
6 2 (2.47%) XenApp
6 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.47%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (43.21%) VMware
3 33 (40.74%) CheckPoint
4 21 (25.93%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.35%) Juniper
6 8 (9.88%) Brocade
6 8 (9.88%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.17%) Oracle
7 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.17%) HP
7 5 (6.17%) EMC
8 3 (3.70%) F5
9 2 (2.47%) Citrix
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