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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 193 167 190
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 60 79 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 1.21% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.93% 6.57% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 35
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1217 1203 1245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.36% 18.47% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 976 833 963
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -44 30 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North Yorkshire +30 27 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South Yorkshire -3 3 £50,000 +35.13%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 183 (98.92%) Cisco
2 179 (96.76%) BGP
3 124 (67.03%) MPLS
4 116 (62.70%) Cisco Certification
4 116 (62.70%) CCNP
5 104 (56.22%) Firewall
6 99 (53.51%) EIGRP
7 88 (47.57%) VMware
8 80 (43.24%) CheckPoint
9 78 (42.16%) Linux
10 77 (41.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 75 (40.54%) DNS
12 73 (39.46%) Cisco ASA
12 73 (39.46%) Cisco IOS
13 65 (35.14%) Load Balancing
14 56 (30.27%) Windows
15 55 (29.73%) WAN
16 54 (29.19%) TCP/IP
17 53 (28.65%) E-Commerce
18 52 (28.11%) Network Security
19 51 (27.57%) Cisco Nexus
19 51 (27.57%) LAN
19 51 (27.57%) CCSE
20 45 (24.32%) Clustering
21 39 (21.08%) Apache
21 39 (21.08%) Java
21 39 (21.08%) IIS
21 39 (21.08%) Red Hat
21 39 (21.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 36 (19.46%) Bash Shell

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (21.08%) IIS
1 39 (21.08%) Apache
2 6 (3.24%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.62%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 179 (96.76%) BGP
2 124 (67.03%) MPLS
3 104 (56.22%) Firewall
4 99 (53.51%) EIGRP
5 75 (40.54%) DNS
6 73 (39.46%) Cisco IOS
6 73 (39.46%) Cisco ASA
7 55 (29.73%) WAN
8 54 (29.19%) TCP/IP
9 52 (28.11%) Network Security
10 51 (27.57%) LAN
10 51 (27.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 36 (19.46%) SMTP
12 35 (18.92%) VoIP
13 29 (15.68%) DHCP
13 29 (15.68%) BIG-IP
13 29 (15.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 29 (15.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 24 (12.97%) DMVPN
14 24 (12.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (5.95%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (8.65%) Finance
2 10 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.16%) Games
3 4 (2.16%) Banking
3 4 (2.16%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (29.73%) Network Engineer
2 51 (27.57%) Network Specialist
3 34 (18.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (16.76%) Architect
5 30 (16.22%) Security Specialist
5 30 (16.22%) Network Security Specialist
6 26 (14.05%) Network Architect
7 18 (9.73%) Network Consultant
7 18 (9.73%) Consultant
8 15 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (6.49%) Senior Network Security Specialist
9 12 (6.49%) Senior Network Specialist
9 12 (6.49%) Senior Security Specialist
10 11 (5.95%) Information Security Specialist
10 11 (5.95%) Information Specialist
10 11 (5.95%) Senior Information Security Specialist
10 11 (5.95%) Network Support
11 9 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.24%) Design Engineer
12 6 (3.24%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 45 (24.32%) Clustering
2 17 (9.19%) Fat Client
2 17 (9.19%) Thin Client
3 10 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.70%) Replication
5 2 (1.08%) Open Source
5 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (42.16%) Linux
2 56 (30.27%) Windows
3 39 (21.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (18.38%) UNIX
5 6 (3.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.14%) Load Balancing
2 53 (28.65%) E-Commerce
3 34 (18.38%) Business Continuity
4 31 (16.76%) Mentoring
5 29 (15.68%) Network Architecture
6 28 (15.14%) Network Design
7 26 (14.05%) High Availability
8 17 (9.19%) Line Management
9 13 (7.03%) Information Security
10 12 (6.49%) ITIL
10 12 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (5.41%) Project Management
12 6 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.24%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.24%) BCP
12 6 (3.24%) Business Continuity Planning
13 5 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (2.70%) DevOps
14 4 (2.16%) Coaching
14 4 (2.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.08%) Java
2 36 (19.46%) Perl
2 36 (19.46%) Bash Shell
3 34 (18.38%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.78%) SQL
5 2 (1.08%) Python
6 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 116 (62.70%) CCNP
1 116 (62.70%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (27.57%) CCSE
3 33 (17.84%) CCDP
4 27 (14.59%) CCNA
5 19 (10.27%) CISSP
6 18 (9.73%) CCIE
7 13 (7.03%) CCDA
8 11 (5.95%) CCIP
9 6 (3.24%) MCSE
9 6 (3.24%) MCSA
9 6 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.24%) CCSA
9 6 (3.24%) JNCIE
9 6 (3.24%) VCP5
10 3 (1.62%) CCSP
11 2 (1.08%) VCAP
12 1 (0.54%) CCVP
12 1 (0.54%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.38%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.24%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 77 (41.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (18.38%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (6.49%) XenServer
4 11 (5.95%) Active Directory
5 8 (4.32%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.70%) MetaFrame
6 5 (2.70%) XenApp
6 5 (2.70%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.16%) vSphere
8 2 (1.08%) vCloud
8 2 (1.08%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.08%) yum
3 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 183 (98.92%) Cisco
2 88 (47.57%) VMware
3 80 (43.24%) CheckPoint
4 39 (21.08%) Red Hat
5 35 (18.92%) Juniper
6 34 (18.38%) F5
7 29 (15.68%) Blue Coat
7 29 (15.68%) Infoblox
7 29 (15.68%) Imperva
8 25 (13.51%) SolarWinds
9 23 (12.43%) HP
10 22 (11.89%) Citrix
11 10 (5.41%) Brocade
12 6 (3.24%) Redback
13 5 (2.70%) Oracle
13 5 (2.70%) EMC
13 5 (2.70%) Microsoft
14 2 (1.08%) Splunk
15 1 (0.54%) Mitel
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