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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 166 129 127
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 12 65 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 1.76% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 8.72% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 22
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
568 745 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.05% 20.14% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 478 581 375
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.53% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) BGP
2 29 (96.67%) MPLS
3 22 (73.33%) WAN
4 19 (63.33%) LAN
4 19 (63.33%) VPN
4 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (63.33%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (53.33%) CheckPoint
5 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (50.00%) MS Visio
7 14 (46.67%) IPv4
7 14 (46.67%) IPv6
7 14 (46.67%) Firewall
8 13 (43.33%) EIGRP
8 13 (43.33%) MS Office
9 12 (40.00%) Linux
10 11 (36.67%) VMware
10 11 (36.67%) Load Balancing
11 10 (33.33%) Brocade
11 10 (33.33%) Juniper
11 10 (33.33%) Windows
11 10 (33.33%) CCNP
12 9 (30.00%) SSL
12 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
12 9 (30.00%) VoIP
12 9 (30.00%) IPsec
12 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (30.00%) Spanning Tree

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Lync
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 13 (43.33%) MS Office
3 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) BGP
2 29 (96.67%) MPLS
3 22 (73.33%) WAN
4 19 (63.33%) LAN
4 19 (63.33%) VPN
4 19 (63.33%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 14 (46.67%) Firewall
6 14 (46.67%) IPv4
6 14 (46.67%) IPv6
7 13 (43.33%) EIGRP
8 9 (30.00%) SSL
8 9 (30.00%) VoIP
8 9 (30.00%) IPsec
8 9 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (16.67%) DMVPN
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (16.67%) HSRP
10 5 (16.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Network Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support
5 3 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Support
7 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Mac OS
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Load Balancing
2 8 (26.67%) Network Architecture
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Business Continuity
4 6 (20.00%) Validation
4 6 (20.00%) Network Design
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.67%) High Availability
6 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (13.33%) BCP
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Network Management
8 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.67%) Coaching
8 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.33%) Line Management
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) CCIE
3 7 (23.33%) CCNA
4 5 (16.67%) CCIP
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (13.33%) MCSA
6 3 (10.00%) CCDA
7 2 (6.67%) CCDP
7 2 (6.67%) ISEB
7 2 (6.67%) CISSP
7 2 (6.67%) MCSE
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.67%) CCSA
7 2 (6.67%) CCSE
7 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.67%) Degree
7 2 (6.67%) VCP5
8 1 (3.33%) MCITP
8 1 (3.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
2 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenServer
3 1 (3.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (6.67%) Cacti
3 1 (3.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 10 (33.33%) Brocade
4 10 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (6.67%) CA
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
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