The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 48 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.59% 5.61% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 25.21% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 0
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
OSPF
North 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 York region.

Communications & Networking Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 119 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 10.85% 22.24% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 33 65 27
Average salary £43,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.42% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in York

OSPF
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the York region.

OSPF Salary Trend in York

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 29 (96.67%) Network Security
2 29 (96.67%) BIG-IP
2 29 (96.67%) BGP
2 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (96.67%) DNS
2 29 (96.67%) Infoblox
2 29 (96.67%) F5
3 28 (93.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 28 (93.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 28 (93.33%) Imperva
3 28 (93.33%) CCNP
3 28 (93.33%) DHCP
3 28 (93.33%) Blue Coat
3 28 (93.33%) CCSE
3 28 (93.33%) VMware
3 28 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (93.33%) Cisco IOS
4 15 (50.00%) Wireless
4 15 (50.00%) Linux
4 15 (50.00%) Juniper
4 15 (50.00%) HP
4 15 (50.00%) Citrix
4 15 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 15 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (46.67%) DMVPN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 29 (96.67%) Network Security
2 29 (96.67%) BGP
2 29 (96.67%) BIG-IP
2 29 (96.67%) DNS
2 29 (96.67%) Firewall
3 28 (93.33%) DHCP
3 28 (93.33%) Cisco IOS
3 28 (93.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 28 (93.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 15 (50.00%) Wireless
5 14 (46.67%) NX-OS
5 14 (46.67%) DMVPN
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (46.67%) NetScreen
6 2 (6.67%) MPLS
6 2 (6.67%) LAN
6 2 (6.67%) WAN
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Security Specialist
1 28 (93.33%) Network Specialist
1 28 (93.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 14 (46.67%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 14 (46.67%) Senior Network Specialist
2 14 (46.67%) Senior Security Specialist
2 14 (46.67%) Information Security Specialist
2 14 (46.67%) Information Specialist
2 14 (46.67%) Senior Information Security Specialist
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (3.33%) Analyst
3 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (3.33%) Consultant
3 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Thin Client
1 14 (46.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 14 (46.67%) Line Management
2 14 (46.67%) Mentoring
2 14 (46.67%) Information Security
3 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.33%) SIEM
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.33%) Validation
3 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (93.33%) CCSE
2 28 (93.33%) CCNP
3 14 (46.67%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 28 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (46.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView
1 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 29 (96.67%) Infoblox
2 29 (96.67%) F5
3 28 (93.33%) Imperva
3 28 (93.33%) VMware
3 28 (93.33%) Blue Coat
4 15 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 15 (50.00%) HP
4 15 (50.00%) Citrix
4 15 (50.00%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Nokia
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Websense
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Brocade