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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 138 139 158
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 71 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.46% 0.80% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.56% 4.39% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 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 £50,000 £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
939 638 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.26% 18.12% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 721 481 475
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 24 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 24 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 +8 69 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Bradford - 1 £37,500 - 1
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 121 (94.53%) Cisco
2 118 (92.19%) BGP
3 107 (83.59%) MPLS
4 86 (67.19%) EIGRP
4 86 (67.19%) Load Balancing
5 84 (65.63%) Windows
6 82 (64.06%) TCP/IP
7 79 (61.72%) VMware
8 74 (57.81%) Linux
9 73 (57.03%) Red Hat
9 73 (57.03%) Cisco IOS
9 73 (57.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 73 (57.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 72 (56.25%) PCI DSS
11 67 (52.34%) Cisco Certification
11 67 (52.34%) E-Commerce
11 67 (52.34%) Clustering
12 61 (47.66%) DNS
13 58 (45.31%) CCNP
14 57 (44.53%) Apache
14 57 (44.53%) Java
14 57 (44.53%) IIS
15 51 (39.84%) Perl
15 51 (39.84%) SMTP
15 51 (39.84%) PowerShell
15 51 (39.84%) Bash Shell
15 51 (39.84%) VMware ESXi
16 50 (39.06%) UNIX
17 43 (33.59%) CheckPoint
18 42 (32.81%) Firewall

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 57 (44.53%) Apache
1 57 (44.53%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (92.19%) BGP
2 107 (83.59%) MPLS
3 86 (67.19%) EIGRP
4 82 (64.06%) TCP/IP
5 73 (57.03%) Cisco IOS
6 61 (47.66%) DNS
7 51 (39.84%) SMTP
8 42 (32.81%) Firewall
9 39 (30.47%) LAN
9 39 (30.47%) WAN
10 17 (13.28%) VPN
11 13 (10.16%) VPLS
12 12 (9.38%) Network Security
12 12 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (9.38%) VoIP
13 11 (8.59%) Wireless
13 11 (8.59%) VLAN
14 10 (7.81%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (7.81%) HSRP
14 10 (7.81%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.13%) Advertising
3 3 (2.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (39.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (17.97%) Network Engineer
3 21 (16.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 21 (16.41%) Team Leader
3 21 (16.41%) Architect
4 19 (14.84%) Network Architect
5 10 (7.81%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (3.91%) Operations Team Leader
6 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
6 5 (3.91%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (2.34%) Analyst
8 3 (2.34%) Network Consultant
8 3 (2.34%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.34%) Consultant
8 3 (2.34%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (2.34%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (2.34%) Network Specialist
9 2 (1.56%) Data Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 67 (52.34%) Clustering
2 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 84 (65.63%) Windows
2 74 (57.81%) Linux
3 73 (57.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (39.06%) UNIX
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (67.19%) Load Balancing
2 67 (52.34%) E-Commerce
3 21 (16.41%) Network Design
4 17 (13.28%) Network Architecture
5 10 (7.81%) Business Continuity
6 8 (6.25%) Network Management
7 6 (4.69%) Project Management
7 6 (4.69%) BCP
7 6 (4.69%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (2.34%) Migration
8 3 (2.34%) Change Management
9 2 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.56%) ITIL
10 1 (0.78%) DevOps
10 1 (0.78%) Problem Management
10 1 (0.78%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (0.78%) Incident Management
10 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2
10 1 (0.78%) Configuration Management
10 1 (0.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (44.53%) Java
2 51 (39.84%) Perl
2 51 (39.84%) PowerShell
2 51 (39.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (52.34%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (45.31%) CCNP
3 32 (25.00%) CCNA
4 24 (18.75%) CCSE
5 23 (17.97%) CCSA
6 22 (17.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (17.19%) MCSA
6 22 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (13.28%) RHCA
7 17 (13.28%) RHCE
7 17 (13.28%) CCIE
7 17 (13.28%) MCSE
8 8 (6.25%) CCIP
8 8 (6.25%) CCDP
9 4 (3.13%) JNCIA
9 4 (3.13%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.56%) CCVP
10 2 (1.56%) CCDA
11 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (56.25%) PCI DSS
2 10 (7.81%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (57.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (39.84%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) MetaFrame
4 2 (1.56%) XenApp
4 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.78%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 121 (94.53%) Cisco
2 79 (61.72%) VMware
3 73 (57.03%) Red Hat
4 43 (33.59%) CheckPoint
5 31 (24.22%) Microsoft
6 14 (10.94%) Juniper
7 9 (7.03%) BT
8 8 (6.25%) F5
8 8 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 8 (6.25%) Fortinet
9 7 (5.47%) Citrix
10 5 (3.91%) HP
11 4 (3.13%) Redback
12 2 (1.56%) Aruba
12 2 (1.56%) Meru Networks
13 1 (0.78%) Huawei
13 1 (0.78%) Riverbed
13 1 (0.78%) ProCurve
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + 20% bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago