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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 150 175 180
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 125 52 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.66% 0.93% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.54% 5.59% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 79 40 35
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 £39,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £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
1463 930 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.41% 16.55% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 696 913
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 £23,400
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 24 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 24 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 +28 112 £45,000 - 5
South Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 - 3
North Yorkshire -12 6 £50,000 +8.10%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 202 (99.02%) Cisco
2 197 (96.57%) BGP
3 157 (76.96%) MPLS
4 134 (65.69%) EIGRP
5 111 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
6 108 (52.94%) CCNP
6 108 (52.94%) VMware
7 103 (50.49%) Linux
8 102 (50.00%) Load Balancing
9 97 (47.55%) Windows
10 96 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
10 96 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 93 (45.59%) Firewall
12 90 (44.12%) DNS
13 87 (42.65%) E-Commerce
14 85 (41.67%) TCP/IP
15 83 (40.69%) Red Hat
15 83 (40.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 82 (40.20%) Clustering
17 77 (37.75%) Apache
17 77 (37.75%) Java
17 77 (37.75%) IIS
17 77 (37.75%) PCI DSS
18 69 (33.82%) Perl
18 69 (33.82%) SMTP
19 68 (33.33%) CheckPoint
19 68 (33.33%) PowerShell
19 68 (33.33%) Bash Shell
19 68 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
20 67 (32.84%) UNIX

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 77 (37.75%) IIS
1 77 (37.75%) Apache
2 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (96.57%) BGP
2 157 (76.96%) MPLS
3 134 (65.69%) EIGRP
4 96 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
5 93 (45.59%) Firewall
6 90 (44.12%) DNS
7 85 (41.67%) TCP/IP
8 69 (33.82%) SMTP
9 56 (27.45%) LAN
9 56 (27.45%) WAN
10 50 (24.51%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (19.12%) Network Security
12 35 (17.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 29 (14.22%) VoIP
14 21 (10.29%) VPN
15 18 (8.82%) HSRP
16 16 (7.84%) VLAN
17 15 (7.35%) DHCP
18 13 (6.37%) RIP
18 13 (6.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (8.33%) Finance
2 6 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (0.49%) Games
4 1 (0.49%) Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (32.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (27.45%) Network Engineer
3 31 (15.20%) Network Specialist
4 30 (14.71%) Architect
5 25 (12.25%) Network Architect
6 21 (10.29%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (6.37%) Security Specialist
8 12 (5.88%) Network Security Specialist
9 11 (5.39%) Network Consultant
9 11 (5.39%) Consultant
10 9 (4.41%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 8 (3.92%) Network Support
11 8 (3.92%) Analyst
12 7 (3.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (3.43%) Operations Analyst
12 7 (3.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 7 (3.43%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
13 6 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
13 6 (2.94%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 82 (40.20%) Clustering
2 14 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.41%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.41%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 103 (50.49%) Linux
2 97 (47.55%) Windows
3 83 (40.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 67 (32.84%) UNIX
5 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 87 (42.65%) E-Commerce
3 29 (14.22%) Network Design
4 24 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 21 (10.29%) Mentoring
6 18 (8.82%) Network Architecture
7 12 (5.88%) High Availability
8 9 (4.41%) Line Management
9 7 (3.43%) Project Management
10 6 (2.94%) DevOps
11 5 (2.45%) Network Management
12 4 (1.96%) Service Delivery
12 4 (1.96%) ITIL
13 3 (1.47%) Change Management
14 2 (0.98%) Disaster Recovery
14 2 (0.98%) BCP
14 2 (0.98%) Capacity Planning
14 2 (0.98%) Asset Management
14 2 (0.98%) Business Continuity Planning
14 2 (0.98%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (37.75%) Java
2 69 (33.82%) Perl
3 68 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 68 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.98%) SQL
4 2 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 111 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (52.94%) CCNP
3 37 (18.14%) CCSE
4 28 (13.73%) CCNA
5 26 (12.75%) CCDP
6 18 (8.82%) CCIE
7 11 (5.39%) CCSA
8 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.90%) CCIP
8 10 (4.90%) MCSA
8 10 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.43%) MCSE
9 7 (3.43%) RHCE
9 7 (3.43%) RHCA
10 6 (2.94%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.47%) CCVP
11 3 (1.47%) CCDA
12 2 (0.98%) CISSP
13 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (37.75%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.98%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 96 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (4.41%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.43%) MetaFrame
4 7 (3.43%) XenApp
4 7 (3.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (3.43%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.47%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.98%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.98%) XenServer
8 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.49%) Nagios
3 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 202 (99.02%) Cisco
2 108 (52.94%) VMware
3 83 (40.69%) Red Hat
4 68 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 30 (14.71%) Juniper
6 20 (9.80%) F5
6 20 (9.80%) SolarWinds
7 19 (9.31%) Citrix
8 16 (7.84%) HP
9 12 (5.88%) Blue Coat
10 11 (5.39%) Infoblox
10 11 (5.39%) Imperva
10 11 (5.39%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.94%) Redback
11 6 (2.94%) Brocade
12 2 (0.98%) Meru Networks
12 2 (0.98%) Aruba
12 2 (0.98%) EMC
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle
13 1 (0.49%) Huawei
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Plusnet
Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Plusnet
Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: 24 days ago