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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 223 147 166
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 28 115 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% 1.60% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 8.04% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24 68 44
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
1147 1430 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.90% 19.86% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1076 695
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 +7 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -84 11 £50,000 +11.11%
South Yorkshire 0 4 £41,250 -17.50% 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 59 (100.00%) Cisco
2 57 (96.61%) BGP
3 49 (83.05%) MPLS
4 47 (79.66%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (69.49%) VPN
6 40 (67.80%) WAN
7 37 (62.71%) LAN
8 32 (54.24%) TCP/IP
8 32 (54.24%) CCNP
9 29 (49.15%) Firewall
10 28 (47.46%) IPv6
11 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
11 27 (45.76%) IPv4
12 26 (44.07%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (42.37%) Juniper
14 23 (38.98%) CheckPoint
15 22 (37.29%) MS Visio
16 20 (33.90%) MS Office
16 20 (33.90%) FortiGate
17 18 (30.51%) Linux
17 18 (30.51%) Brocade
18 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
19 16 (27.12%) VoIP
20 15 (25.42%) DNS
21 14 (23.73%) IPsec
22 13 (22.03%) Network Design
22 13 (22.03%) CCIE
22 13 (22.03%) EIGRP
22 13 (22.03%) CCIP
22 13 (22.03%) Network Security

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (37.29%) MS Visio
2 20 (33.90%) MS Office
3 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 57 (96.61%) BGP
2 49 (83.05%) MPLS
3 41 (69.49%) VPN
4 40 (67.80%) WAN
5 37 (62.71%) LAN
6 32 (54.24%) TCP/IP
7 29 (49.15%) Firewall
8 28 (47.46%) IPv6
9 27 (45.76%) IPv4
10 26 (44.07%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (27.12%) VoIP
12 15 (25.42%) DNS
13 14 (23.73%) IPsec
14 13 (22.03%) Network Security
14 13 (22.03%) EIGRP
15 11 (18.64%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (16.95%) Cisco PIX
16 10 (16.95%) NetScaler
17 9 (15.25%) RIP
18 8 (13.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Network Consultant
2 13 (22.03%) Consultant
3 8 (13.56%) Network Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Network Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Implementation Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Network Implementation Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Network Engineering Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Engineering Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) DTV
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Linux
2 9 (15.25%) UNIX
2 9 (15.25%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Network Design
2 11 (18.64%) Network Management
3 9 (15.25%) Validation
3 9 (15.25%) ITIL
4 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.47%) Change Management
6 5 (8.47%) Network Architecture
7 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
8 3 (5.08%) BCP
8 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.39%) Line Management
9 2 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (3.39%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.39%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) Perl
1 6 (10.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (79.66%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (54.24%) CCNP
3 13 (22.03%) CCIP
3 13 (22.03%) CCIE
4 11 (18.64%) CCNA
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.39%) CCSA
6 2 (3.39%) CCDA
6 2 (3.39%) ISEB
6 2 (3.39%) Degree
6 2 (3.39%) MCSA
7 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.69%) CCSP
7 1 (1.69%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.69%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) vSphere
4 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.39%) XenApp
5 1 (1.69%) XenServer
5 1 (1.69%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (33.90%) FortiGate
2 6 (10.17%) Nagios
3 2 (3.39%) Cacti
3 2 (3.39%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.69%) vMotion
4 1 (1.69%) OpenView
4 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
3 25 (42.37%) Juniper
4 23 (38.98%) CheckPoint
5 18 (30.51%) Brocade
6 10 (16.95%) VMware
6 10 (16.95%) Citrix
7 7 (11.86%) F5
8 3 (5.08%) Siemens
8 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.08%) McAfee
9 2 (3.39%) CA
9 2 (3.39%) Foundry
9 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.69%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.69%) SAP
10 1 (1.69%) NetApp
10 1 (1.69%) Nokia
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