The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 158 162 148
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 55 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.07% 0.44% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.60% 2.16% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 14
Average salary £43,750 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.50% -36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,750 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
833 786 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.28% 20.21% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 640 622 543
Average salary £35,000 £33,361 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.91% -4.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

OSPF
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds +13 52 £45,000 +57.89% 2
Bradford - 5 £21,000 - 1
Halifax - 2 £21,250 -
Huddersfield - 2 £21,250 -
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 119 (93.70%) Cisco
2 112 (88.19%) BGP
3 104 (81.89%) MPLS
4 80 (62.99%) TCP/IP
5 78 (61.42%) Windows
6 76 (59.84%) Cisco Certification
6 76 (59.84%) Load Balancing
7 64 (50.39%) VMware
8 63 (49.61%) CheckPoint
8 63 (49.61%) Linux
9 62 (48.82%) Cisco IOS
10 61 (48.03%) PCI DSS
10 61 (48.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 61 (48.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 61 (48.03%) Red Hat
10 61 (48.03%) EIGRP
11 58 (45.67%) Firewall
12 53 (41.73%) Apache
12 53 (41.73%) Java
12 53 (41.73%) IIS
13 51 (40.16%) DNS
14 48 (37.80%) WAN
14 48 (37.80%) LAN
15 47 (37.01%) E-Commerce
15 47 (37.01%) CCNP
15 47 (37.01%) Clustering
16 41 (32.28%) Microsoft
17 40 (31.50%) VPN
18 39 (30.71%) SMTP
18 39 (30.71%) VLAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 53 (41.73%) IIS
1 53 (41.73%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 112 (88.19%) BGP
2 104 (81.89%) MPLS
3 80 (62.99%) TCP/IP
4 62 (48.82%) Cisco IOS
5 61 (48.03%) EIGRP
6 58 (45.67%) Firewall
7 51 (40.16%) DNS
8 48 (37.80%) WAN
8 48 (37.80%) LAN
9 40 (31.50%) VPN
10 39 (30.71%) SMTP
10 39 (30.71%) VLAN
11 32 (25.20%) VPLS
12 28 (22.05%) HSRP
13 22 (17.32%) Cisco PIX
14 21 (16.54%) RIP
15 19 (14.96%) Network Security
16 15 (11.81%) Wireless
16 15 (11.81%) Internet
17 12 (9.45%) Broadband
General
1 22 (17.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (29.92%) Architect
2 35 (27.56%) Network Architect
3 27 (21.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (20.47%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 26 (20.47%) Team Leader
5 18 (14.17%) Operations Team Leader
5 18 (14.17%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
6 10 (7.87%) Telecoms Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Network Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) Security Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) Network Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) Network Security Analyst
9 7 (5.51%) Network Consultant
9 7 (5.51%) Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.72%) Sales Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 47 (37.01%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 78 (61.42%) Windows
2 63 (49.61%) Linux
3 61 (48.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (22.05%) UNIX
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (59.84%) Load Balancing
2 47 (37.01%) E-Commerce
3 37 (29.13%) Network Architecture
4 27 (21.26%) Network Design
5 12 (9.45%) Project Management
6 8 (6.30%) Information Security
7 7 (5.51%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 6 (4.72%) Migration
9 5 (3.94%) Business Continuity
9 5 (3.94%) BCP
9 5 (3.94%) Business Continuity Planning
9 5 (3.94%) Network Management
10 1 (0.79%) Change Control
10 1 (0.79%) Problem Management
10 1 (0.79%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (0.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.73%) Java
2 27 (21.26%) Perl
2 27 (21.26%) PowerShell
2 27 (21.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.79%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (59.84%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (37.01%) CCNP
3 38 (29.92%) CCNA
4 37 (29.13%) CCIE
5 27 (21.26%) CCSA
6 26 (20.47%) CCSE
6 26 (20.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (20.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (20.47%) MCSA
7 20 (15.75%) MCSE
7 20 (15.75%) RHCE
7 20 (15.75%) RHCA
8 13 (10.24%) CCDP
9 8 (6.30%) CCDA
10 4 (3.15%) CCIP
10 4 (3.15%) JNCIA
10 4 (3.15%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.79%) Degree
11 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (48.03%) PCI DSS
2 12 (9.45%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (48.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (21.26%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (6.30%) XenApp
3 8 (6.30%) XenDesktop
3 8 (6.30%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.30%) MetaFrame
3 8 (6.30%) VMware ESX
3 8 (6.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) OpenView
1 1 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 119 (93.70%) Cisco
2 64 (50.39%) VMware
3 63 (49.61%) CheckPoint
4 61 (48.03%) Red Hat
5 41 (32.28%) Microsoft
6 21 (16.54%) BT
7 20 (15.75%) Fortinet
8 14 (11.02%) Citrix
9 13 (10.24%) Juniper
10 4 (3.15%) Redback
11 2 (1.57%) Brocade
12 1 (0.79%) TippingPoint
12 1 (0.79%) Foundry
12 1 (0.79%) HP
12 1 (0.79%) Oracle
West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago