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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 214 170 175
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 33 79 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.50% 1.10% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 6.05% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 36
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £36,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
1078 1305 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.28% 18.17% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 849 1015 829
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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
West Yorkshire -18 16 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North Yorkshire +9 14 £45,000 -5.26%
South Yorkshire -7 3 £34,500 -16.36%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 77 (100.00%) Cisco
2 75 (97.40%) BGP
3 57 (74.03%) Cisco ASA
4 56 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (67.53%) CheckPoint
5 52 (67.53%) Firewall
6 50 (64.94%) MPLS
7 42 (54.55%) CCNP
8 36 (46.75%) DNS
9 35 (45.45%) VMware
10 33 (42.86%) Linux
10 33 (42.86%) Network Security
11 32 (41.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (41.56%) Juniper
12 29 (37.66%) WAN
12 29 (37.66%) F5
13 28 (36.36%) VPN
14 27 (35.06%) CCSE
15 26 (33.77%) LAN
15 26 (33.77%) Cisco IOS
16 25 (32.47%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
17 24 (31.17%) BIG-IP
17 24 (31.17%) Infoblox
18 23 (29.87%) Imperva
18 23 (29.87%) Blue Coat
18 23 (29.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 23 (29.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 23 (29.87%) DHCP
19 20 (25.97%) EIGRP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) Lync
3 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 12 (15.58%) MS Office
3 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 75 (97.40%) BGP
2 57 (74.03%) Cisco ASA
3 52 (67.53%) Firewall
4 50 (64.94%) MPLS
5 36 (46.75%) DNS
6 33 (42.86%) Network Security
7 29 (37.66%) WAN
8 28 (36.36%) VPN
9 26 (33.77%) LAN
9 26 (33.77%) Cisco IOS
10 25 (32.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
11 24 (31.17%) BIG-IP
12 23 (29.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 23 (29.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 23 (29.87%) DHCP
13 20 (25.97%) EIGRP
13 20 (25.97%) IPv4
14 19 (24.68%) VoIP
14 19 (24.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Network Security Specialist
1 23 (29.87%) Network Specialist
1 23 (29.87%) Security Specialist
2 21 (27.27%) Network Consultant
2 21 (27.27%) Consultant
3 20 (25.97%) Network Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) Senior Network Security Specialist
4 12 (15.58%) Senior Network Specialist
4 12 (15.58%) Senior Security Specialist
5 11 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
5 11 (14.29%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 11 (14.29%) Information Specialist
6 7 (9.09%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Network Support
7 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Network Implementation Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 11 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) Windows
3 6 (7.79%) UNIX
4 5 (6.49%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Load Balancing
2 15 (19.48%) Network Design
2 15 (19.48%) Mentoring
3 13 (16.88%) ITIL
3 13 (16.88%) Information Security
3 13 (16.88%) Business Continuity
3 13 (16.88%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (15.58%) Network Architecture
4 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
5 11 (14.29%) Line Management
6 10 (12.99%) High Availability
7 8 (10.39%) Validation
8 7 (9.09%) Project Management
8 7 (9.09%) Network Management
9 6 (7.79%) Business Continuity Planning
9 6 (7.79%) BCP
9 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.19%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) Python
1 6 (7.79%) Perl
2 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (54.55%) CCNP
3 27 (35.06%) CCSE
4 15 (19.48%) CISSP
5 14 (18.18%) CCIE
6 10 (12.99%) CCNA
7 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (7.79%) MCSA
9 5 (6.49%) CCDA
10 4 (5.19%) VCP5
10 4 (5.19%) CCDP
10 4 (5.19%) MCSE
10 4 (5.19%) CCSA
10 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.60%) ISEB
11 2 (2.60%) Degree
12 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.30%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (41.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.88%) XenServer
3 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.49%) Terminal Services
5 4 (5.19%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (22.08%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.19%) Nagios
3 2 (2.60%) Cacti
3 2 (2.60%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.60%) yum
4 1 (1.30%) OpenView
4 1 (1.30%) vMotion
4 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (67.53%) CheckPoint
3 35 (45.45%) VMware
4 32 (41.56%) Juniper
5 29 (37.66%) F5
6 24 (31.17%) Infoblox
7 23 (29.87%) Imperva
7 23 (29.87%) Blue Coat
8 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
8 15 (19.48%) Citrix
9 13 (16.88%) HP
10 12 (15.58%) SolarWinds
10 12 (15.58%) Brocade
11 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.60%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.60%) Splunk
12 2 (2.60%) CA
13 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.30%) Mitel
13 1 (1.30%) Websense
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
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