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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 224 170 155
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -15
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 26 84 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 1.19% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 6.25% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23 39 51
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1140 1345 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.52% 19.03% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1033 753
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £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 July 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 July 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 -56 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North Yorkshire +6 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South Yorkshire +3 3 £37,500 +7.91%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 63 (100.00%) Cisco
2 61 (96.83%) BGP
3 51 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (77.78%) MPLS
5 40 (63.49%) VPN
6 39 (61.90%) WAN
7 36 (57.14%) LAN
7 36 (57.14%) CCNP
8 34 (53.97%) Firewall
9 33 (52.38%) TCP/IP
10 32 (50.79%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (46.03%) CheckPoint
12 28 (44.44%) Juniper
12 28 (44.44%) IPv6
12 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
13 27 (42.86%) IPv4
14 23 (36.51%) MS Visio
15 21 (33.33%) Linux
15 21 (33.33%) MS Office
15 21 (33.33%) DNS
15 21 (33.33%) FortiGate
16 19 (30.16%) Network Security
17 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
18 17 (26.98%) Brocade
19 16 (25.40%) VMware
19 16 (25.40%) VoIP
20 14 (22.22%) CCIE
20 14 (22.22%) IPsec
20 14 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
20 14 (22.22%) F5

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (36.51%) MS Visio
2 21 (33.33%) MS Office
3 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 61 (96.83%) BGP
2 49 (77.78%) MPLS
3 40 (63.49%) VPN
4 39 (61.90%) WAN
5 36 (57.14%) LAN
6 34 (53.97%) Firewall
7 33 (52.38%) TCP/IP
8 32 (50.79%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (44.44%) IPv6
10 27 (42.86%) IPv4
11 21 (33.33%) DNS
12 19 (30.16%) Network Security
13 16 (25.40%) VoIP
14 14 (22.22%) IPsec
14 14 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (19.05%) EIGRP
16 10 (15.87%) Wireless
16 10 (15.87%) NetScaler
17 9 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
17 9 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Network Consultant
2 14 (22.22%) Consultant
3 6 (9.52%) Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Network Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Security Specialist
3 6 (9.52%) Network Specialist
3 6 (9.52%) Network Security Specialist
4 5 (7.94%) Technical Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Network Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Network Implementation Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Information Security Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Information Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Network Engineering Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Fat Client
1 3 (4.76%) Thin Client
1 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) UNIX
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Network Design
2 10 (15.87%) Validation
2 10 (15.87%) ITIL
2 10 (15.87%) Network Management
3 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.52%) Change Management
5 5 (7.94%) Network Architecture
5 5 (7.94%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.94%) Line Management
5 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Information Security
7 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.76%) BCP
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.17%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) Perl
1 6 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (57.14%) CCNP
3 14 (22.22%) CCIE
4 12 (19.05%) CCIP
5 9 (14.29%) CCNA
6 6 (9.52%) CCSE
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.76%) CISSP
8 2 (3.17%) MCSA
8 2 (3.17%) CCDA
8 2 (3.17%) ISEB
8 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.17%) Degree
8 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.59%) CCSA
9 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.59%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.59%) MCITP
9 1 (1.59%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.35%) XenServer
4 3 (4.76%) vSphere
5 2 (3.17%) XenApp
5 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.59%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 6 (9.52%) Nagios
3 2 (3.17%) Cacti
3 2 (3.17%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.59%) vMotion
4 1 (1.59%) OpenView
4 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (46.03%) CheckPoint
3 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 28 (44.44%) Juniper
4 17 (26.98%) Brocade
5 16 (25.40%) VMware
6 14 (22.22%) F5
7 13 (20.63%) Citrix
8 7 (11.11%) Infoblox
9 6 (9.52%) Imperva
9 6 (9.52%) Blue Coat
10 4 (6.35%) HP
10 4 (6.35%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.76%) McAfee
11 3 (4.76%) Siemens
11 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.17%) CA
12 2 (3.17%) Fortinet
12 2 (3.17%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.59%) Foundry
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