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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 207 149 193
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +44
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 43 106 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.59% 1.54% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 8.28% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43 65 25
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
1162 1280 1238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.88% 18.59% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 914 856 936
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
North Yorkshire +5 24 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Yorkshire -55 17 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South Yorkshire -3 2 £46,250 +25.00%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Cisco
2 128 (98.46%) BGP
3 90 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 90 (69.23%) CCNP
4 81 (62.31%) MPLS
5 77 (59.23%) Firewall
6 70 (53.85%) VMware
6 70 (53.85%) CheckPoint
7 67 (51.54%) Cisco ASA
8 63 (48.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 62 (47.69%) DNS
10 61 (46.92%) EIGRP
10 61 (46.92%) Cisco IOS
11 60 (46.15%) Linux
12 54 (41.54%) CCSE
13 49 (37.69%) Network Security
14 43 (33.08%) Load Balancing
15 42 (32.31%) Cisco Nexus
16 41 (31.54%) E-Commerce
17 39 (30.00%) WAN
17 39 (30.00%) F5
18 35 (26.92%) Blue Coat
18 35 (26.92%) BIG-IP
18 35 (26.92%) LAN
18 35 (26.92%) DHCP
18 35 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 35 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 35 (26.92%) Infoblox
18 35 (26.92%) Imperva
19 32 (24.62%) TCP/IP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 21 (16.15%) IIS
1 21 (16.15%) Apache
2 6 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.31%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 128 (98.46%) BGP
2 81 (62.31%) MPLS
3 77 (59.23%) Firewall
4 67 (51.54%) Cisco ASA
5 62 (47.69%) DNS
6 61 (46.92%) EIGRP
6 61 (46.92%) Cisco IOS
7 49 (37.69%) Network Security
8 42 (32.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 39 (30.00%) WAN
10 35 (26.92%) LAN
10 35 (26.92%) DHCP
10 35 (26.92%) BIG-IP
10 35 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 35 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 32 (24.62%) TCP/IP
12 27 (20.77%) DMVPN
13 26 (20.00%) VoIP
14 21 (16.15%) SMTP
14 21 (16.15%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (8.46%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.08%) Games
3 4 (3.08%) Banking
3 4 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (37.69%) Network Specialist
2 40 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 36 (27.69%) Security Specialist
3 36 (27.69%) Network Security Specialist
4 19 (14.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (11.54%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 15 (11.54%) Senior Network Specialist
5 15 (11.54%) Senior Security Specialist
6 14 (10.77%) Information Security Specialist
6 14 (10.77%) Information Specialist
6 14 (10.77%) Senior Information Security Specialist
7 13 (10.00%) Architect
7 13 (10.00%) Network Consultant
7 13 (10.00%) Consultant
8 11 (8.46%) Network Architect
9 10 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) Network Support
11 8 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (3.08%) Senior Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.23%) Clustering
2 20 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 20 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.85%) Replication
4 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.54%) Open Source
5 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (46.15%) Linux
2 32 (24.62%) Windows
3 21 (16.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (14.62%) UNIX
5 6 (4.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.08%) Load Balancing
2 41 (31.54%) E-Commerce
3 30 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 23 (17.69%) Business Continuity
5 21 (16.15%) High Availability
6 20 (15.38%) Line Management
6 20 (15.38%) Network Architecture
7 18 (13.85%) Network Design
8 16 (12.31%) Information Security
9 15 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (9.23%) ITIL
11 7 (5.38%) Project Management
12 6 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.62%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.62%) BCP
12 6 (4.62%) Business Continuity Planning
13 5 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
14 4 (3.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (3.08%) TOGAF
14 4 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.15%) Java
1 21 (16.15%) Perl
1 21 (16.15%) Bash Shell
2 19 (14.62%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.38%) SQL
4 2 (1.54%) Python
5 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (69.23%) CCNP
1 90 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (41.54%) CCSE
3 22 (16.92%) CCNA
4 21 (16.15%) CCDP
5 20 (15.38%) CISSP
6 11 (8.46%) CCDA
7 7 (5.38%) CCIP
7 7 (5.38%) CCIE
8 6 (4.62%) MCSE
8 6 (4.62%) MCSA
8 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.62%) CCSA
8 6 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.62%) VCP5
9 3 (2.31%) CCSP
10 2 (1.54%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.54%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.62%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (48.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (14.62%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (11.54%) XenServer
4 8 (6.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.62%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.08%) vSphere
7 2 (1.54%) vCloud
7 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.54%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (1.54%) yum
1 2 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.77%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 130 (100.00%) Cisco
2 70 (53.85%) CheckPoint
2 70 (53.85%) VMware
3 39 (30.00%) F5
4 35 (26.92%) Blue Coat
4 35 (26.92%) Infoblox
4 35 (26.92%) Imperva
5 27 (20.77%) Juniper
6 23 (17.69%) SolarWinds
7 22 (16.92%) Citrix
8 21 (16.15%) Red Hat
9 20 (15.38%) HP
10 8 (6.15%) Brocade
11 5 (3.85%) EMC
11 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
11 5 (3.85%) Oracle
12 2 (1.54%) Redback
12 2 (1.54%) Splunk
13 1 (0.77%) Mitel
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