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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 195 111 136
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +25
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 106 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.23% 2.17% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 10.08% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 59 30
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
749 1052 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.81% 21.50% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 610 766 469
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -81 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Wakefield - 3 £65,000 -
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
1 26 (100.00%) BGP
2 22 (84.62%) MPLS
2 22 (84.62%) WAN
3 20 (76.92%) VPN
4 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
4 19 (73.08%) LAN
5 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
7 15 (57.69%) MS Visio
8 14 (53.85%) IPv4
8 14 (53.85%) IPv6
9 13 (50.00%) MS Office
9 13 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (42.31%) EIGRP
11 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
11 10 (38.46%) CCNP
12 9 (34.62%) Linux
12 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
12 9 (34.62%) Firewall
12 9 (34.62%) VMware
12 9 (34.62%) Brocade
13 8 (30.77%) Juniper
13 8 (30.77%) VoIP
13 8 (30.77%) Windows
14 7 (26.92%) CCIP
14 7 (26.92%) CCNA
14 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
14 7 (26.92%) VLAN
14 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Visio
2 13 (50.00%) MS Office
3 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) BGP
2 22 (84.62%) MPLS
2 22 (84.62%) WAN
3 20 (76.92%) VPN
4 19 (73.08%) LAN
5 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
6 14 (53.85%) IPv4
6 14 (53.85%) IPv6
7 13 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (42.31%) EIGRP
9 9 (34.62%) Firewall
10 8 (30.77%) VoIP
11 7 (26.92%) VLAN
11 7 (26.92%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (23.08%) Wireless
12 6 (23.08%) IPsec
12 6 (23.08%) DNS
12 6 (23.08%) SSL
13 5 (19.23%) IP Telephony
14 4 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Network Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Network Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) RESTful
1 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
1 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) Validation
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Network Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Network Management
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.69%) BCP
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) CCIP
3 7 (26.92%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) CCIE
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) MCSA
6 2 (7.69%) ISEB
7 1 (3.85%) CCSP
7 1 (3.85%) CCDA
7 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) XenServer
3 1 (3.85%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (7.69%) Cacti
3 1 (3.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 9 (34.62%) Brocade
5 8 (30.77%) Juniper
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) Siemens
6 3 (11.54%) F5
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.69%) CA
7 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.85%) SAP