The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 158 193 168
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -25
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 104 30 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.36% 0.52% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.74% 2.49% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 61 21 42
Average salary £45,000 £29,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -34.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1344 1203 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.58% 20.95% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 985 891 843
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +8 55 £43,750 +53.50% 3
North Yorkshire +4 37 £47,500 -11.21% 1
South Yorkshire -9 5 £41,250 +13.01% 2
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 174 (93.05%) Cisco
2 165 (88.24%) BGP
3 134 (71.66%) MPLS
4 124 (66.31%) Cisco Certification
5 103 (55.08%) CheckPoint
6 99 (52.94%) Firewall
7 94 (50.27%) Load Balancing
8 87 (46.52%) Cisco IOS
8 87 (46.52%) Linux
9 84 (44.92%) VMware
10 83 (44.39%) TCP/IP
11 82 (43.85%) EIGRP
11 82 (43.85%) CCNP
12 81 (43.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 80 (42.78%) Windows
14 72 (38.50%) E-Commerce
14 72 (38.50%) DNS
15 71 (37.97%) LAN
16 70 (37.43%) WAN
17 61 (32.62%) Red Hat
17 61 (32.62%) PCI DSS
17 61 (32.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 55 (29.41%) Apache
19 53 (28.34%) Java
19 53 (28.34%) IIS
20 52 (27.81%) VPN
21 51 (27.27%) CCSE
22 50 (26.74%) CCNA
22 50 (26.74%) Cisco ASA
23 47 (25.13%) Clustering

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 55 (29.41%) Apache
2 53 (28.34%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 165 (88.24%) BGP
2 134 (71.66%) MPLS
3 99 (52.94%) Firewall
4 87 (46.52%) Cisco IOS
5 83 (44.39%) TCP/IP
6 82 (43.85%) EIGRP
7 72 (38.50%) DNS
8 71 (37.97%) LAN
9 70 (37.43%) WAN
10 52 (27.81%) VPN
11 50 (26.74%) Cisco ASA
12 45 (24.06%) Network Security
13 42 (22.46%) Cisco PIX
14 40 (21.39%) VLAN
15 39 (20.86%) SMTP
16 33 (17.65%) VPLS
17 28 (14.97%) HSRP
18 27 (14.44%) RIP
19 26 (13.90%) DHCP
20 22 (11.76%) Wireless
General
1 32 (17.11%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.81%) Finance
3 2 (1.07%) Legal
4 1 (0.53%) Advertising
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (20.86%) Architect
2 36 (19.25%) Network Architect
3 34 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 27 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (13.90%) Team Leader
5 26 (13.90%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 22 (11.76%) Security Specialist
7 20 (10.70%) Network Specialist
8 18 (9.63%) Operations Team Leader
8 18 (9.63%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
9 17 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
10 10 (5.35%) Telecoms Engineer
11 9 (4.81%) Network Analyst
11 9 (4.81%) Analyst
11 9 (4.81%) Senior Security Specialist
12 8 (4.28%) Network Security Analyst
12 8 (4.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (4.28%) Security Analyst
12 8 (4.28%) Firewall Engineer
13 7 (3.74%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.07%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.13%) Clustering
2 13 (6.95%) Thin Client
2 13 (6.95%) Fat Client
3 10 (5.35%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.07%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.07%) Replication
5 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 87 (46.52%) Linux
2 80 (42.78%) Windows
3 61 (32.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (16.04%) UNIX
5 2 (1.07%) Debian
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (50.27%) Load Balancing
2 72 (38.50%) E-Commerce
3 37 (19.79%) Network Architecture
4 34 (18.18%) Network Design
5 22 (11.76%) Network Management
6 14 (7.49%) Project Management
7 8 (4.28%) Information Security
8 7 (3.74%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 6 (3.21%) Migration
10 5 (2.67%) BCP
10 5 (2.67%) Business Continuity
10 5 (2.67%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (2.14%) Configuration Management
12 2 (1.07%) SOA
13 1 (0.53%) Service Delivery
13 1 (0.53%) Integration Testing
13 1 (0.53%) Problem Management
13 1 (0.53%) Change Control
13 1 (0.53%) Performance Monitoring
13 1 (0.53%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.34%) Java
2 27 (14.44%) Bash Shell
2 27 (14.44%) PowerShell
2 27 (14.44%) Perl
3 8 (4.28%) C
4 1 (0.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 124 (66.31%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (43.85%) CCNP
3 51 (27.27%) CCSE
4 50 (26.74%) CCNA
5 38 (20.32%) CCSA
6 37 (19.79%) CCIE
7 26 (13.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (13.90%) MCSA
7 26 (13.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (10.70%) RHCA
8 20 (10.70%) RHCE
8 20 (10.70%) MCSE
9 15 (8.02%) CCDP
10 12 (6.42%) CCIP
11 9 (4.81%) CCDA
12 4 (2.14%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.14%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.53%) HNC
14 1 (0.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (32.62%) PCI DSS
2 12 (6.42%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (43.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (14.44%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (4.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (4.28%) XenApp
3 8 (4.28%) XenDesktop
3 8 (4.28%) MetaFrame
3 8 (4.28%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.28%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.74%) XenServer
5 2 (1.07%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.07%) Puppet
3 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.53%) OpenView
4 1 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 174 (93.05%) Cisco
2 103 (55.08%) CheckPoint
3 84 (44.92%) VMware
4 61 (32.62%) Red Hat
5 42 (22.46%) Microsoft
6 29 (15.51%) Citrix
7 25 (13.37%) Blue Coat
8 22 (11.76%) BT
9 21 (11.23%) F5
9 21 (11.23%) Fortinet
10 20 (10.70%) Infoblox
10 20 (10.70%) Imperva
11 13 (6.95%) Juniper
12 11 (5.88%) Brocade
13 10 (5.35%) Foundry
14 9 (4.81%) HP
15 4 (2.14%) TippingPoint
15 4 (2.14%) Redback
16 3 (1.60%) SolarWinds
17 1 (0.53%) Oracle
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