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 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 183 165 157
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 16 54 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.36% 1.08% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 6.07% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 19
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +57.89%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
732 890 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.57% 17.74% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 591 704 555
Average salary £43,500 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 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
Leeds -15 16 £50,000 +11.11%
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (97.06%) BGP
3 31 (91.18%) MPLS
4 25 (73.53%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (61.76%) CheckPoint
6 20 (58.82%) WAN
7 19 (55.88%) EIGRP
8 18 (52.94%) Firewall
8 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (50.00%) LAN
10 16 (47.06%) VPN
10 16 (47.06%) Load Balancing
11 15 (44.12%) Linux
12 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
13 13 (38.24%) Business Continuity
14 12 (35.29%) VMware
14 12 (35.29%) Network Architecture
14 12 (35.29%) VoIP
14 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
14 12 (35.29%) IPv4
15 11 (32.35%) Windows
15 11 (32.35%) MS Visio
15 11 (32.35%) IPsec
16 10 (29.41%) Brocade
16 10 (29.41%) High Availability
16 10 (29.41%) IPv6
16 10 (29.41%) SSL
16 10 (29.41%) CCNA
16 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
16 10 (29.41%) Juniper

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Lync
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Visio
2 9 (26.47%) MS Office
3 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (97.06%) BGP
2 31 (91.18%) MPLS
3 25 (73.53%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (58.82%) WAN
5 19 (55.88%) EIGRP
6 18 (52.94%) Firewall
7 17 (50.00%) LAN
8 16 (47.06%) VPN
9 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
10 12 (35.29%) VoIP
10 12 (35.29%) IPv4
11 11 (32.35%) IPsec
12 10 (29.41%) IPv6
12 10 (29.41%) SSL
13 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (26.47%) Spanning Tree
14 7 (20.59%) DNS
15 6 (17.65%) SAN
15 6 (17.65%) VPLS
15 6 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Network Consultant
1 13 (38.24%) Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Network Support
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
1 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Load Balancing
2 13 (38.24%) Business Continuity
3 12 (35.29%) Network Architecture
4 10 (29.41%) High Availability
5 9 (26.47%) ITIL
6 8 (23.53%) Network Design
7 6 (17.65%) BCP
7 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (17.65%) Validation
7 6 (17.65%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (14.71%) Project Management
9 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
10 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (8.82%) Network Management
10 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.82%) Coaching
11 2 (5.88%) Information Security
11 2 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Perl
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
1 2 (5.88%) Python
1 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CCNA
3 9 (26.47%) CCNP
4 7 (20.59%) CCIE
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (17.65%) MCSA
6 5 (14.71%) CCDA
7 4 (11.76%) CCDP
7 4 (11.76%) CISSP
7 4 (11.76%) MCSE
7 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (11.76%) CCSE
7 4 (11.76%) CCSA
7 4 (11.76%) VCP5
8 2 (5.88%) ISEB
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.88%) Degree
9 1 (2.94%) VCAP
9 1 (2.94%) MCITP
9 1 (2.94%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Terminal Services
4 4 (11.76%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.94%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (5.88%) yum
2 2 (5.88%) Cacti
3 1 (2.94%) vMotion
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (61.76%) CheckPoint
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) Brocade
4 10 (29.41%) Juniper
5 3 (8.82%) F5
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) CA
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.88%) Splunk
6 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.94%) Mitel