The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 77 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 14 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.40% 1.50% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 6.84% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 14
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
OSPF
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 North Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 234 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 15.43% 21.97% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 129 175 167
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the North Yorkshire region.

OSPF Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

OSPF
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate - 9 £50,000 -
York -2 2 £45,000 -7.69%
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 37 (97.37%) BGP
3 36 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (81.58%) Firewall
4 31 (81.58%) CCNP
5 30 (78.95%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (76.32%) CheckPoint
7 28 (73.68%) Network Security
8 27 (71.05%) DNS
9 23 (60.53%) BIG-IP
9 23 (60.53%) Infoblox
9 23 (60.53%) F5
10 22 (57.89%) Imperva
10 22 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (57.89%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 22 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 22 (57.89%) DHCP
10 22 (57.89%) VMware
10 22 (57.89%) Blue Coat
10 22 (57.89%) CCSE
11 18 (47.37%) Juniper
12 17 (44.74%) Linux
13 15 (39.47%) MPLS
13 15 (39.47%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (34.21%) Network Monitoring
15 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
15 12 (31.58%) SolarWinds
15 12 (31.58%) HP
15 12 (31.58%) Citrix

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 2 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 37 (97.37%) BGP
2 31 (81.58%) Firewall
3 30 (78.95%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (73.68%) Network Security
5 27 (71.05%) DNS
6 23 (60.53%) BIG-IP
7 22 (57.89%) Cisco IOS
7 22 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 22 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 22 (57.89%) DHCP
8 15 (39.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (39.47%) MPLS
9 12 (31.58%) Wireless
10 11 (28.95%) NX-OS
10 11 (28.95%) DMVPN
10 11 (28.95%) NetScreen
11 10 (26.32%) VPN
12 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
12 9 (23.68%) WAN
12 9 (23.68%) LAN
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Network Specialist
1 22 (57.89%) Network Security Specialist
1 22 (57.89%) Security Specialist
2 11 (28.95%) Information Security Specialist
2 11 (28.95%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 11 (28.95%) Senior Network Specialist
2 11 (28.95%) Senior Security Specialist
2 11 (28.95%) Information Specialist
2 11 (28.95%) Senior Information Security Specialist
3 8 (21.05%) Network Consultant
3 8 (21.05%) Consultant
4 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Network Implementation Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Thin Client
1 11 (28.95%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
3 11 (28.95%) Line Management
3 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
3 11 (28.95%) Information Security
4 6 (15.79%) Network Design
5 4 (10.53%) Network Management
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.63%) SIEM
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Perl
1 4 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (81.58%) CCNP
3 22 (57.89%) CCSE
4 11 (28.95%) CISSP
5 6 (15.79%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.53%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (76.32%) CheckPoint
3 23 (60.53%) Infoblox
3 23 (60.53%) F5
4 22 (57.89%) Imperva
4 22 (57.89%) VMware
4 22 (57.89%) Blue Coat
5 18 (47.37%) Juniper
6 12 (31.58%) HP
6 12 (31.58%) Citrix
6 12 (31.58%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.26%) Brocade
9 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.63%) Nokia
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.63%) Websense