The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 196 135 171
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +36
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 18 71 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.36% 1.53% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 8.79% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 45 7
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
814 808 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.34% 17.44% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 649 572 614
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
Leeds -52 15 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wakefield - 1 £32,500 -
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 86 (100.00%) Cisco
2 85 (98.84%) BGP
3 75 (87.21%) MPLS
4 59 (68.60%) EIGRP
5 48 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (54.65%) CCNP
7 43 (50.00%) Load Balancing
8 39 (45.35%) Linux
9 37 (43.02%) WAN
9 37 (43.02%) Firewall
10 35 (40.70%) CheckPoint
10 35 (40.70%) VMware
11 33 (38.37%) LAN
12 32 (37.21%) Windows
12 32 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (32.56%) TCP/IP
14 26 (30.23%) Cisco IOS
15 25 (29.07%) Clustering
15 25 (29.07%) DNS
16 24 (27.91%) VoIP
16 24 (27.91%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (26.74%) Business Continuity
18 21 (24.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 21 (24.42%) Bash Shell
18 21 (24.42%) High Availability
18 21 (24.42%) SMTP
18 21 (24.42%) Apache
18 21 (24.42%) Java
18 21 (24.42%) Perl

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 21 (24.42%) IIS
1 21 (24.42%) Apache
2 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Office
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 85 (98.84%) BGP
2 75 (87.21%) MPLS
3 59 (68.60%) EIGRP
4 37 (43.02%) Firewall
4 37 (43.02%) WAN
5 33 (38.37%) LAN
6 32 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (32.56%) TCP/IP
8 26 (30.23%) Cisco IOS
9 25 (29.07%) DNS
10 24 (27.91%) VoIP
10 24 (27.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (24.42%) SMTP
12 14 (16.28%) VPN
12 14 (16.28%) IPsec
13 13 (15.12%) SSL
13 13 (15.12%) Network Security
14 10 (11.63%) HSRP
14 10 (11.63%) IPv4
14 10 (11.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Games
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Network Engineer
2 19 (22.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (15.12%) Network Specialist
4 12 (13.95%) Network Consultant
4 12 (13.95%) Consultant
5 10 (11.63%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Architect
7 8 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (9.30%) Network Support
8 7 (8.14%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Network Support
10 3 (3.49%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Network Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Administrator
11 2 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) Clustering
2 5 (5.81%) Replication
3 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (45.35%) Linux
2 32 (37.21%) Windows
3 21 (24.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (22.09%) UNIX
5 6 (6.98%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 23 (26.74%) Business Continuity
3 21 (24.42%) High Availability
4 20 (23.26%) Network Architecture
4 20 (23.26%) E-Commerce
5 16 (18.60%) Network Design
6 11 (12.79%) ITIL
7 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.98%) BCP
8 6 (6.98%) Project Management
8 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.98%) Business Continuity Planning
9 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.65%) Coaching
10 4 (4.65%) TOGAF
11 2 (2.33%) DevOps
11 2 (2.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) Java
1 21 (24.42%) Perl
1 21 (24.42%) Bash Shell
2 19 (22.09%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.14%) SQL
4 2 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (54.65%) CCNP
3 20 (23.26%) CCNA
4 19 (22.09%) CCDP
4 19 (22.09%) CCSE
5 9 (10.47%) CCDA
6 6 (6.98%) MCSE
6 6 (6.98%) MCSA
6 6 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (6.98%) VCP5
6 6 (6.98%) CISSP
6 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.98%) CCSA
7 4 (4.65%) CCIE
8 3 (3.49%) CCSP
8 3 (3.49%) CCIP
9 2 (2.33%) VCAP
10 1 (1.16%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.09%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (22.09%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.98%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.65%) vSphere
6 2 (2.33%) XenApp
6 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (2.33%) yum
1 2 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (40.70%) CheckPoint
2 35 (40.70%) VMware
3 21 (24.42%) Red Hat
4 10 (11.63%) Juniper
5 9 (10.47%) SolarWinds
6 8 (9.30%) Brocade
7 5 (5.81%) Oracle
7 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.81%) HP
7 5 (5.81%) EMC
8 3 (3.49%) F5
9 2 (2.33%) Splunk
9 2 (2.33%) Citrix
10 1 (1.16%) Mitel
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