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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 148 162 146
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 116 54 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.60% 1.01% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.12% 5.82% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 67 44 40
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1429 928 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.71% 17.34% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 703 874
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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
West Yorkshire +42 106 £45,000 - 4
South Yorkshire -8 7 £50,000 +53.84% 1
North Yorkshire -18 3 £50,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 191 (97.95%) Cisco
2 185 (94.87%) BGP
3 147 (75.38%) MPLS
4 124 (63.59%) EIGRP
5 113 (57.95%) VMware
6 112 (57.44%) Cisco Certification
7 107 (54.87%) CCNP
8 106 (54.36%) Linux
9 104 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
10 103 (52.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 100 (51.28%) Load Balancing
11 100 (51.28%) Windows
12 94 (48.21%) E-Commerce
13 92 (47.18%) TCP/IP
14 90 (46.15%) DNS
15 88 (45.13%) Red Hat
15 88 (45.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 84 (43.08%) PCI DSS
16 84 (43.08%) Clustering
17 80 (41.03%) Firewall
18 72 (36.92%) Apache
18 72 (36.92%) IIS
18 72 (36.92%) Java
19 69 (35.38%) CheckPoint
20 64 (32.82%) Perl
20 64 (32.82%) SMTP
21 63 (32.31%) PowerShell
21 63 (32.31%) Bash Shell
21 63 (32.31%) VMware ESXi
22 62 (31.79%) UNIX

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 72 (36.92%) IIS
1 72 (36.92%) Apache
2 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 185 (94.87%) BGP
2 147 (75.38%) MPLS
3 124 (63.59%) EIGRP
4 104 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
5 92 (47.18%) TCP/IP
6 90 (46.15%) DNS
7 80 (41.03%) Firewall
8 64 (32.82%) SMTP
9 48 (24.62%) LAN
10 47 (24.10%) WAN
11 44 (22.56%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (16.92%) Network Security
13 28 (14.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (9.74%) DHCP
15 18 (9.23%) Cisco PIX
16 17 (8.72%) VoIP
16 17 (8.72%) VPN
16 17 (8.72%) RIP
17 15 (7.69%) HSRP
17 15 (7.69%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (6.67%) Finance
2 7 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.56%) Advertising
4 2 (1.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (31.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (22.56%) Network Engineer
3 30 (15.38%) Architect
4 25 (12.82%) Network Specialist
4 25 (12.82%) Network Architect
5 21 (10.77%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 21 (10.77%) Team Leader
6 17 (8.72%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (7.18%) Security Specialist
8 12 (6.15%) Network Security Specialist
9 7 (3.59%) Network Consultant
9 7 (3.59%) Consultant
10 6 (3.08%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.08%) Analyst
10 6 (3.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (3.08%) IP Engineer
11 5 (2.56%) Operations Team Leader
11 5 (2.56%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
11 5 (2.56%) Senior Security Specialist
11 5 (2.56%) Cisco Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 84 (43.08%) Clustering
2 9 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (4.10%) Fat Client
3 8 (4.10%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.51%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 106 (54.36%) Linux
2 100 (51.28%) Windows
3 88 (45.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 62 (31.79%) UNIX
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (51.28%) Load Balancing
2 94 (48.21%) E-Commerce
3 32 (16.41%) Network Design
4 18 (9.23%) Business Continuity
5 17 (8.72%) Network Architecture
5 17 (8.72%) Mentoring
6 10 (5.13%) Network Management
7 9 (4.62%) Project Management
8 8 (4.10%) Line Management
9 5 (2.56%) High Availability
10 4 (2.05%) DevOps
10 4 (2.05%) Service Delivery
11 3 (1.54%) Change Management
11 3 (1.54%) BCP
11 3 (1.54%) Business Continuity Planning
12 2 (1.03%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (1.03%) ITIL
12 2 (1.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (1.03%) Asset Management
13 1 (0.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (36.92%) Java
2 64 (32.82%) Perl
3 63 (32.31%) PowerShell
3 63 (32.31%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 112 (57.44%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (54.87%) CCNP
3 43 (22.05%) CCSE
4 36 (18.46%) CCNA
5 23 (11.79%) CCSA
6 22 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (11.28%) MCSA
6 22 (11.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (10.26%) CCIE
8 17 (8.72%) CCIP
8 17 (8.72%) CCDP
8 17 (8.72%) RHCE
8 17 (8.72%) RHCA
8 17 (8.72%) MCSE
9 9 (4.62%) JNCIE
10 5 (2.56%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.54%) CCVP
12 2 (1.03%) CISSP
12 2 (1.03%) CCDA
13 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (43.08%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.05%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 103 (52.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (32.31%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.59%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.56%) MetaFrame
4 5 (2.56%) XenApp
4 5 (2.56%) XenServer
4 5 (2.56%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (2.05%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.54%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.03%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.05%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 191 (97.95%) Cisco
2 113 (57.95%) VMware
3 88 (45.13%) Red Hat
4 69 (35.38%) CheckPoint
5 27 (13.85%) Juniper
6 22 (11.28%) Microsoft
6 22 (11.28%) F5
7 18 (9.23%) Citrix
8 17 (8.72%) HP
9 16 (8.21%) SolarWinds
10 15 (7.69%) Blue Coat
11 13 (6.67%) Infoblox
11 13 (6.67%) Imperva
12 9 (4.62%) Redback
13 2 (1.03%) Aruba
13 2 (1.03%) Brocade
13 2 (1.03%) Meru Networks
14 1 (0.51%) Huawei
14 1 (0.51%) ProCurve
14 1 (0.51%) AirMagnet
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