The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 201 213 164
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -49
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 53 54 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.85% 0.77% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.54% 4.57% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 51 54 56
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
957 1181 1224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.26% 16.90% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 795 933 830
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Yorkshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
West Yorkshire +19 38 £40,000 -20.00% 6
North Yorkshire -2 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South Yorkshire +9 5 £58,500 +26.48%
East Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 68 (95.77%) BGP
2 61 (85.92%) MPLS
3 59 (83.10%) Cisco
4 40 (56.34%) Firewall
5 39 (54.93%) Juniper
6 33 (46.48%) VPN
7 29 (40.85%) TCP/IP
8 26 (36.62%) WAN
8 26 (36.62%) Linux
9 25 (35.21%) EIGRP
10 24 (33.80%) LAN
11 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (30.99%) Network Design
13 21 (29.58%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (28.17%) Load Balancing
15 18 (25.35%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (25.35%) SSL
15 18 (25.35%) IPsec
16 16 (22.54%) CheckPoint
16 16 (22.54%) VLAN
16 16 (22.54%) High Availability
17 15 (21.13%) Wireless
18 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
18 14 (19.72%) VMware
18 14 (19.72%) CCNP
18 14 (19.72%) VoIP
18 14 (19.72%) Brocade
19 13 (18.31%) Cisco Nexus
19 13 (18.31%) Red Hat
20 12 (16.90%) Network Security

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 2 (2.82%) Apache
1 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Office
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 68 (95.77%) BGP
2 61 (85.92%) MPLS
3 40 (56.34%) Firewall
4 33 (46.48%) VPN
5 29 (40.85%) TCP/IP
6 26 (36.62%) WAN
7 25 (35.21%) EIGRP
8 24 (33.80%) LAN
9 21 (29.58%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (25.35%) Cisco IOS
10 18 (25.35%) IPsec
10 18 (25.35%) SSL
11 16 (22.54%) VLAN
12 15 (21.13%) Wireless
13 14 (19.72%) VoIP
14 13 (18.31%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (16.90%) Network Security
16 11 (15.49%) DNS
16 11 (15.49%) HSRP
17 10 (14.08%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Big Data
2 1 (1.41%) Informix
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.08%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Law
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Design Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Implementation Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Ericsson Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.86%) Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Network Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Junior
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.27%) Clustering
4 3 (4.23%) CLARiiON
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.23%) IBM XIV
4 3 (4.23%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.41%) DataPower
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Linux
2 11 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Network Design
2 20 (28.17%) Load Balancing
3 16 (22.54%) High Availability
4 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
4 11 (15.49%) Network Architecture
5 6 (8.45%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.04%) Presales
7 4 (5.63%) ITIL
7 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.63%) Network Management
7 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.63%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (4.23%) Analytics
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (4.23%) Project Management
8 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.82%) Open Source
9 2 (2.82%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) Perl
1 5 (7.04%) Python
2 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.82%) PHP
2 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (19.72%) CCNP
3 11 (15.49%) CCNA
4 7 (9.86%) CCIE
5 4 (5.63%) JNCIA
5 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) CCDP
6 3 (4.23%) CCIP
6 3 (4.23%) CCSP
7 2 (2.82%) CCDA
7 2 (2.82%) CISSP
7 2 (2.82%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.82%) Degree
7 2 (2.82%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.41%) CCDE
8 1 (1.41%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.82%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.41%) HP NNM
3 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.41%) OPNET
Vendors
1 59 (83.10%) Cisco
2 39 (54.93%) Juniper
3 16 (22.54%) CheckPoint
4 14 (19.72%) Brocade
4 14 (19.72%) VMware
5 13 (18.31%) Red Hat
6 11 (15.49%) F5
7 9 (12.68%) Aruba
8 8 (11.27%) Ericsson
8 8 (11.27%) Redback
9 6 (8.45%) SolarWinds
10 5 (7.04%) Citrix
10 5 (7.04%) HP
11 4 (5.63%) IBM
12 3 (4.23%) Blue Coat
12 3 (4.23%) CA
12 3 (4.23%) EMC
12 3 (4.23%) Palo Alto
13 2 (2.82%) NetApp
13 2 (2.82%) Riverbed
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