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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 145 177 161
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 132 51 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.80% 0.95% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.96% 5.58% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80 40 40
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £37,500 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £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
1474 914 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.11% 17.02% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 691 917
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
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 1 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 1 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 +40 120 £45,000 - 3
South Yorkshire -11 8 £50,000 +53.84% 6
North Yorkshire -14 4 £50,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 214 (99.07%) Cisco
2 208 (96.30%) BGP
3 165 (76.39%) MPLS
4 141 (65.28%) EIGRP
5 125 (57.87%) VMware
6 120 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
7 118 (54.63%) Linux
8 115 (53.24%) CCNP
9 112 (51.85%) Cisco IOS
10 111 (51.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 111 (51.39%) Windows
11 110 (50.93%) Load Balancing
12 102 (47.22%) E-Commerce
13 97 (44.91%) DNS
14 96 (44.44%) TCP/IP
15 95 (43.98%) Red Hat
15 95 (43.98%) Firewall
15 95 (43.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 92 (42.59%) Clustering
17 89 (41.20%) PCI DSS
18 81 (37.50%) Apache
18 81 (37.50%) Java
18 81 (37.50%) IIS
19 76 (35.19%) CheckPoint
20 72 (33.33%) Perl
20 72 (33.33%) SMTP
21 71 (32.87%) PowerShell
21 71 (32.87%) Bash Shell
21 71 (32.87%) VMware ESXi
22 70 (32.41%) UNIX

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 81 (37.50%) Apache
1 81 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 208 (96.30%) BGP
2 165 (76.39%) MPLS
3 141 (65.28%) EIGRP
4 112 (51.85%) Cisco IOS
5 97 (44.91%) DNS
6 96 (44.44%) TCP/IP
7 95 (43.98%) Firewall
8 72 (33.33%) SMTP
9 55 (25.46%) LAN
9 55 (25.46%) WAN
10 52 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
11 41 (18.98%) Network Security
12 36 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (12.04%) VoIP
14 21 (9.72%) VPN
15 18 (8.33%) DHCP
16 17 (7.87%) Cisco PIX
16 17 (7.87%) HSRP
16 17 (7.87%) RIP
17 16 (7.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (7.87%) Finance
2 7 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.85%) Advertising
4 2 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.46%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Banking
5 1 (0.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (32.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 53 (24.54%) Network Engineer
3 32 (14.81%) Network Specialist
3 32 (14.81%) Architect
4 27 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 21 (9.72%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 18 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 15 (6.94%) Security Specialist
8 13 (6.02%) Network Security Specialist
9 8 (3.70%) Analyst
9 8 (3.70%) Network Consultant
9 8 (3.70%) Consultant
10 7 (3.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (3.24%) Operations Analyst
10 7 (3.24%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
11 6 (2.78%) Server Analyst
11 6 (2.78%) IP Engineer
11 6 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (2.78%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 92 (42.59%) Clustering
2 17 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.46%) Replication
4 1 (0.46%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 118 (54.63%) Linux
2 111 (51.39%) Windows
3 95 (43.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 70 (32.41%) UNIX
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (50.93%) Load Balancing
2 102 (47.22%) E-Commerce
3 32 (14.81%) Network Design
4 22 (10.19%) Mentoring
5 21 (9.72%) Business Continuity
6 16 (7.41%) Network Architecture
7 9 (4.17%) Line Management
7 9 (4.17%) High Availability
8 8 (3.70%) Network Management
8 8 (3.70%) Project Management
9 6 (2.78%) DevOps
10 4 (1.85%) Service Delivery
11 3 (1.39%) ITIL
11 3 (1.39%) Change Management
12 2 (0.93%) Business Continuity Planning
12 2 (0.93%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (0.93%) Asset Management
12 2 (0.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (0.93%) BCP
13 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 81 (37.50%) Java
2 72 (33.33%) Perl
3 71 (32.87%) PowerShell
3 71 (32.87%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.31%) C
5 1 (0.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (53.24%) CCNP
3 47 (21.76%) CCSE
4 38 (17.59%) CCNA
5 23 (10.65%) CCDP
6 20 (9.26%) CCSA
7 19 (8.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (8.80%) MCSA
8 18 (8.33%) CCIE
9 15 (6.94%) RHCA
9 15 (6.94%) MCSE
9 15 (6.94%) RHCE
10 12 (5.56%) CCIP
11 7 (3.24%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.39%) CCVP
13 2 (0.93%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.93%) CISSP
13 2 (0.93%) CCDA
14 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (41.20%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.85%) SLA
3 2 (0.93%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 111 (51.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (32.87%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.24%) MetaFrame
4 7 (3.24%) XenApp
4 7 (3.24%) XenDesktop
4 7 (3.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.31%) XenServer
7 3 (1.39%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 214 (99.07%) Cisco
2 125 (57.87%) VMware
3 95 (43.98%) Red Hat
4 76 (35.19%) CheckPoint
5 31 (14.35%) Juniper
6 23 (10.65%) F5
7 20 (9.26%) Citrix
7 20 (9.26%) Microsoft
7 20 (9.26%) SolarWinds
8 18 (8.33%) HP
9 16 (7.41%) Blue Coat
10 14 (6.48%) Infoblox
10 14 (6.48%) Imperva
11 7 (3.24%) Redback
12 6 (2.78%) Brocade
13 2 (0.93%) Aruba
13 2 (0.93%) Meru Networks
14 1 (0.46%) EMC
14 1 (0.46%) Oracle
14 1 (0.46%) ProCurve
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