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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 226 163 200
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +37
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 36 103 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.50% 1.37% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.18% 7.65% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 35 59 23
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £21,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £59,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
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
1132 1346 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.78% 17.93% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 861 994 905
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +12.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +1 19 £50,000 +5.26% 5
West Yorkshire -27 15 £50,000 +17.64%
South Yorkshire -7 2 £35,000 -15.15%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 96 (100.00%) Cisco
2 93 (96.88%) BGP
3 75 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
5 63 (65.63%) CheckPoint
5 63 (65.63%) Firewall
6 62 (64.58%) CCNP
7 59 (61.46%) MPLS
8 44 (45.83%) VMware
9 42 (43.75%) DNS
10 41 (42.71%) Linux
10 41 (42.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 40 (41.67%) Network Security
12 39 (40.63%) WAN
13 38 (39.58%) CCSE
13 38 (39.58%) F5
14 36 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
14 36 (37.50%) Juniper
15 33 (34.38%) LAN
15 33 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 30 (31.25%) Infoblox
16 30 (31.25%) BIG-IP
16 30 (31.25%) VPN
17 29 (30.21%) DHCP
17 29 (30.21%) Blue Coat
17 29 (30.21%) Imperva
17 29 (30.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 29 (30.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 28 (29.17%) TCP/IP
19 26 (27.08%) VoIP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) Lync
3 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 2 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.04%) Apache
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (13.54%) MS Visio
2 11 (11.46%) MS Office
3 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 93 (96.88%) BGP
2 66 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
3 63 (65.63%) Firewall
4 59 (61.46%) MPLS
5 42 (43.75%) DNS
6 40 (41.67%) Network Security
7 39 (40.63%) WAN
8 36 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
9 33 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 33 (34.38%) LAN
10 30 (31.25%) VPN
10 30 (31.25%) BIG-IP
11 29 (30.21%) DHCP
11 29 (30.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 29 (30.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 28 (29.17%) TCP/IP
13 26 (27.08%) VoIP
13 26 (27.08%) EIGRP
14 23 (23.96%) IPsec
15 22 (22.92%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.21%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Games
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Network Specialist
2 30 (31.25%) Network Security Specialist
2 30 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 30 (31.25%) Security Specialist
3 21 (21.88%) Network Consultant
3 21 (21.88%) Consultant
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Network Security Specialist
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Network Specialist
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Security Specialist
5 14 (14.58%) Information Security Specialist
5 14 (14.58%) Information Specialist
5 14 (14.58%) Senior Information Security Specialist
6 8 (8.33%) Architect
7 6 (6.25%) Network Support
7 6 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Network Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Network Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Thin Client
1 14 (14.58%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.13%) Replication
2 3 (3.13%) Clustering
3 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) Open Source
3 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.71%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) Windows
3 7 (7.29%) Mac OS
4 6 (6.25%) UNIX
5 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) Load Balancing
2 19 (19.79%) Mentoring
3 17 (17.71%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (17.71%) ITIL
3 17 (17.71%) Business Continuity
4 16 (16.67%) Information Security
5 15 (15.63%) Network Architecture
5 15 (15.63%) Network Design
5 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 14 (14.58%) High Availability
6 14 (14.58%) Line Management
7 9 (9.38%) Validation
8 8 (8.33%) Project Management
9 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.29%) BCP
9 7 (7.29%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (7.29%) Network Management
10 6 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.25%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) Perl
1 6 (6.25%) Python
2 5 (5.21%) SQL
3 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (64.58%) CCNP
3 38 (39.58%) CCSE
4 20 (20.83%) CISSP
5 18 (18.75%) CCNA
6 14 (14.58%) CCIE
7 10 (10.42%) CCDA
8 9 (9.38%) CCDP
8 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (8.33%) MCSA
10 6 (6.25%) MCSE
10 6 (6.25%) CCSA
10 6 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (6.25%) VCP5
11 5 (5.21%) CCIP
12 3 (3.13%) CCSP
13 2 (2.08%) ISEB
13 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (42.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (16.67%) XenServer
3 12 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 7 (7.29%) Terminal Services
5 5 (5.21%) vSphere
6 2 (2.08%) vCloud
7 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.04%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.17%) Nagios
3 2 (2.08%) Cacti
3 2 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.08%) yum
3 2 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.08%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.04%) vMotion
4 1 (1.04%) OpenView
4 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) Cisco
2 63 (65.63%) CheckPoint
3 44 (45.83%) VMware
4 38 (39.58%) F5
5 36 (37.50%) Juniper
6 30 (31.25%) Infoblox
7 29 (30.21%) Imperva
7 29 (30.21%) Blue Coat
8 19 (19.79%) HP
9 18 (18.75%) Citrix
10 17 (17.71%) SolarWinds
11 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 14 (14.58%) Brocade
13 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.13%) EMC
13 3 (3.13%) Oracle
14 2 (2.08%) CA
14 2 (2.08%) Riverbed
14 2 (2.08%) Splunk
15 1 (1.04%) Fortinet
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