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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 37 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 24 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 5.56% 2.06% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.24% 8.33% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 4
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +43.93%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
113 132 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 26.16% 24.77% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 90 52 60
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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%) DHCP
1 30 (100.00%) DNS
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) CCNP
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 30 (100.00%) BGP
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
1 30 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 30 (100.00%) CCSE
1 30 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 30 (100.00%) Network Security
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 30 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 30 (100.00%) Imperva
1 30 (100.00%) F5
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 30 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 30 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 18 (60.00%) Line Management
2 18 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 18 (60.00%) Fat Client
2 18 (60.00%) DMVPN
2 18 (60.00%) Thin Client
2 18 (60.00%) NetScreen
2 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 18 (60.00%) Citrix

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) DHCP
1 30 (100.00%) DNS
1 30 (100.00%) BGP
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
1 30 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 30 (100.00%) Network Security
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 30 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 30 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 18 (60.00%) DMVPN
2 18 (60.00%) NetScreen
3 12 (40.00%) Wireless
3 12 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 30 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 30 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Information Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Senior Security Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Senior Information Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 18 (60.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Line Management
1 18 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (40.00%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) CCNP
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (100.00%) CCSE
2 12 (40.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (40.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
1 30 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 30 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 30 (100.00%) Imperva
1 30 (100.00%) F5
2 18 (60.00%) Citrix
3 12 (40.00%) HP
3 12 (40.00%) Juniper
3 12 (40.00%) SolarWinds