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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 138 176 174
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 130 51 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.73% 0.92% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.75% 5.52% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81 39 38
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £39,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1485 924 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.75% 16.71% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 694 926
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +44 117 £45,000 - 2
South Yorkshire -16 7 £50,000 - 2
North Yorkshire -6 6 £50,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 204 (99.03%) Cisco
2 199 (96.60%) BGP
3 159 (77.18%) MPLS
4 137 (66.50%) EIGRP
5 112 (54.37%) VMware
6 111 (53.88%) Cisco Certification
7 108 (52.43%) CCNP
8 107 (51.94%) Linux
9 106 (51.46%) Load Balancing
10 101 (49.03%) Windows
11 100 (48.54%) Cisco IOS
11 100 (48.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 92 (44.66%) DNS
13 91 (44.17%) E-Commerce
13 91 (44.17%) Firewall
14 89 (43.20%) TCP/IP
15 87 (42.23%) Red Hat
15 87 (42.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 86 (41.75%) Clustering
17 81 (39.32%) PCI DSS
18 79 (38.35%) Apache
18 79 (38.35%) Java
18 79 (38.35%) IIS
19 71 (34.47%) Perl
19 71 (34.47%) SMTP
20 70 (33.98%) CheckPoint
20 70 (33.98%) PowerShell
20 70 (33.98%) Bash Shell
20 70 (33.98%) VMware ESXi
21 69 (33.50%) UNIX

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 79 (38.35%) IIS
1 79 (38.35%) Apache
2 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 199 (96.60%) BGP
2 159 (77.18%) MPLS
3 137 (66.50%) EIGRP
4 100 (48.54%) Cisco IOS
5 92 (44.66%) DNS
6 91 (44.17%) Firewall
7 89 (43.20%) TCP/IP
8 71 (34.47%) SMTP
9 54 (26.21%) LAN
9 54 (26.21%) WAN
10 50 (24.27%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (18.45%) Network Security
12 35 (16.99%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (13.59%) VoIP
14 21 (10.19%) VPN
15 18 (8.74%) HSRP
16 16 (7.77%) VLAN
17 15 (7.28%) DHCP
18 13 (6.31%) RIP
18 13 (6.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (7.77%) Finance
2 6 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.94%) Advertising
4 1 (0.49%) Games
4 1 (0.49%) Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (33.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 54 (26.21%) Network Engineer
3 31 (15.05%) Network Specialist
4 30 (14.56%) Architect
5 25 (12.14%) Network Architect
6 21 (10.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (6.31%) Security Specialist
8 12 (5.83%) Network Security Specialist
9 11 (5.34%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 11 (5.34%) Team Leader
9 11 (5.34%) Network Consultant
9 11 (5.34%) Consultant
10 8 (3.88%) Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Network Support
11 7 (3.40%) Operations Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (3.40%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
12 6 (2.91%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (2.91%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 86 (41.75%) Clustering
2 14 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.37%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.37%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.97%) Replication
6 1 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 107 (51.94%) Linux
2 101 (49.03%) Windows
3 87 (42.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (33.50%) UNIX
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (51.46%) Load Balancing
2 91 (44.17%) E-Commerce
3 28 (13.59%) Network Design
4 24 (11.65%) Business Continuity
5 21 (10.19%) Mentoring
6 18 (8.74%) Network Architecture
7 12 (5.83%) High Availability
8 9 (4.37%) Line Management
9 7 (3.40%) Project Management
10 6 (2.91%) DevOps
11 5 (2.43%) Network Management
12 4 (1.94%) Service Delivery
12 4 (1.94%) ITIL
13 3 (1.46%) Change Management
14 2 (0.97%) Disaster Recovery
14 2 (0.97%) BCP
14 2 (0.97%) Capacity Planning
14 2 (0.97%) Asset Management
14 2 (0.97%) Business Continuity Planning
14 2 (0.97%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 79 (38.35%) Java
2 71 (34.47%) Perl
3 70 (33.98%) PowerShell
3 70 (33.98%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.97%) SQL
4 2 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 111 (53.88%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (52.43%) CCNP
3 39 (18.93%) CCSE
4 30 (14.56%) CCNA
5 26 (12.62%) CCDP
6 18 (8.74%) CCIE
7 13 (6.31%) CCSA
8 12 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (5.83%) MCSA
8 12 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (4.85%) CCIP
10 9 (4.37%) MCSE
10 9 (4.37%) RHCE
10 9 (4.37%) RHCA
11 6 (2.91%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.46%) CCVP
12 3 (1.46%) CCDA
13 2 (0.97%) CISSP
14 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (39.32%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 100 (48.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (33.98%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (4.37%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.40%) MetaFrame
4 7 (3.40%) XenApp
4 7 (3.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (3.40%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.91%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.46%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.97%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.97%) XenServer
8 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.49%) Nagios
3 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 204 (99.03%) Cisco
2 112 (54.37%) VMware
3 87 (42.23%) Red Hat
4 70 (33.98%) CheckPoint
5 30 (14.56%) Juniper
6 20 (9.71%) F5
7 19 (9.22%) Citrix
7 19 (9.22%) SolarWinds
8 16 (7.77%) HP
9 13 (6.31%) Microsoft
10 12 (5.83%) Blue Coat
11 11 (5.34%) Infoblox
11 11 (5.34%) Imperva
12 6 (2.91%) Redback
12 6 (2.91%) Brocade
13 2 (0.97%) Meru Networks
13 2 (0.97%) Aruba
13 2 (0.97%) EMC
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle
14 1 (0.49%) Huawei
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Plusnet
Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Plusnet
Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: 20 days ago