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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 131 143 146
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 77 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.57% 0.85% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.10% 4.76% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 12
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
951 630 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.45% 17.92% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 723 475 479
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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
Leeds +5 75 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Bradford - 1 £37,500 -
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 126 (94.74%) Cisco
2 122 (91.73%) BGP
3 110 (82.71%) MPLS
4 89 (66.92%) EIGRP
5 87 (65.41%) Load Balancing
6 85 (63.91%) Windows
7 84 (63.16%) TCP/IP
8 80 (60.15%) VMware
9 76 (57.14%) Linux
10 74 (55.64%) Red Hat
10 74 (55.64%) Cisco IOS
10 74 (55.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 74 (55.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 73 (54.89%) PCI DSS
12 71 (53.38%) Cisco Certification
13 69 (51.88%) Clustering
14 68 (51.13%) E-Commerce
15 62 (46.62%) DNS
15 62 (46.62%) CCNP
16 58 (43.61%) Apache
16 58 (43.61%) Java
16 58 (43.61%) IIS
17 52 (39.10%) Perl
17 52 (39.10%) SMTP
17 52 (39.10%) PowerShell
17 52 (39.10%) Bash Shell
17 52 (39.10%) VMware ESXi
18 51 (38.35%) UNIX
19 44 (33.08%) Firewall
20 43 (32.33%) CheckPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 58 (43.61%) Apache
1 58 (43.61%) IIS
2 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (12.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (91.73%) BGP
2 110 (82.71%) MPLS
3 89 (66.92%) EIGRP
4 84 (63.16%) TCP/IP
5 74 (55.64%) Cisco IOS
6 62 (46.62%) DNS
7 52 (39.10%) SMTP
8 44 (33.08%) Firewall
9 40 (30.08%) LAN
9 40 (30.08%) WAN
10 18 (13.53%) VPN
11 14 (10.53%) VoIP
12 13 (9.77%) VPLS
13 12 (9.02%) VLAN
13 12 (9.02%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (9.02%) Network Security
14 11 (8.27%) HSRP
14 11 (8.27%) Wireless
15 10 (7.52%) RIP
15 10 (7.52%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.01%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (38.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (19.55%) Network Engineer
3 21 (15.79%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 21 (15.79%) Team Leader
3 21 (15.79%) Architect
4 19 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 11 (8.27%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (4.51%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.76%) Operations Team Leader
7 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
7 5 (3.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (3.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (3.01%) Network Specialist
8 4 (3.01%) Network Support
9 3 (2.26%) Voice Network Engineer
9 3 (2.26%) Voice Engineer
9 3 (2.26%) Data Network Engineer
9 3 (2.26%) Data Network Administrator
9 3 (2.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 3 (2.26%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 69 (51.88%) Clustering
2 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 85 (63.91%) Windows
2 76 (57.14%) Linux
3 74 (55.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (38.35%) UNIX
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (65.41%) Load Balancing
2 68 (51.13%) E-Commerce
3 21 (15.79%) Network Design
4 17 (12.78%) Network Architecture
5 11 (8.27%) Business Continuity
6 8 (6.02%) Network Management
7 6 (4.51%) BCP
7 6 (4.51%) Project Management
7 6 (4.51%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (2.26%) Migration
8 3 (2.26%) Change Management
9 2 (1.50%) ITIL
9 2 (1.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (0.75%) DevOps
10 1 (0.75%) Incident Management
10 1 (0.75%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (0.75%) Problem Management
10 1 (0.75%) High Availability
10 1 (0.75%) Service Delivery
10 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 58 (43.61%) Java
2 52 (39.10%) Perl
2 52 (39.10%) PowerShell
2 52 (39.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 71 (53.38%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (46.62%) CCNP
3 33 (24.81%) CCNA
4 24 (18.05%) CCSE
5 23 (17.29%) CCSA
6 22 (16.54%) MCSA
6 22 (16.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (16.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (13.53%) CCIE
8 17 (12.78%) MCSE
8 17 (12.78%) RHCE
8 17 (12.78%) RHCA
9 9 (6.77%) CCDP
10 8 (6.02%) CCIP
11 4 (3.01%) JNCIA
11 4 (3.01%) JNCIE
12 3 (2.26%) CCVP
13 2 (1.50%) CCDA
14 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (54.89%) PCI DSS
2 10 (7.52%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (55.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (39.10%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.50%) MetaFrame
4 2 (1.50%) XenApp
4 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.75%) vSphere
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 126 (94.74%) Cisco
2 80 (60.15%) VMware
3 74 (55.64%) Red Hat
4 43 (32.33%) CheckPoint
5 31 (23.31%) Microsoft
6 15 (11.28%) Juniper
7 9 (6.77%) SolarWinds
7 9 (6.77%) BT
8 8 (6.02%) F5
8 8 (6.02%) Fortinet
9 7 (5.26%) Citrix
10 5 (3.76%) HP
11 4 (3.01%) Redback
12 2 (1.50%) Aruba
12 2 (1.50%) Meru Networks
13 1 (0.75%) Huawei
13 1 (0.75%) Brocade
13 1 (0.75%) ProCurve
13 1 (0.75%) Riverbed
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Upto £45K Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens, bonus, car
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago