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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 131 175 163
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -12
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 132 47 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.78% 0.88% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.87% 5.19% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 80 37 41
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
1488 905 1177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.11% 16.96% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 687 906
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +36 119 £45,000 - 5
South Yorkshire -6 8 £50,000 +53.84% 1
North Yorkshire -15 5 £50,000 -4.76%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 211 (99.06%) Cisco
2 205 (96.24%) BGP
3 161 (75.59%) MPLS
4 133 (62.44%) EIGRP
5 124 (58.22%) VMware
6 122 (57.28%) Cisco Certification
7 118 (55.40%) Linux
8 117 (54.93%) CCNP
9 112 (52.58%) Cisco IOS
10 111 (52.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 109 (51.17%) Windows
12 105 (49.30%) Load Balancing
13 101 (47.42%) E-Commerce
14 96 (45.07%) DNS
15 94 (44.13%) TCP/IP
15 94 (44.13%) Red Hat
15 94 (44.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 93 (43.66%) Firewall
17 89 (41.78%) Clustering
18 88 (41.31%) PCI DSS
19 79 (37.09%) Apache
19 79 (37.09%) Java
19 79 (37.09%) IIS
20 75 (35.21%) CheckPoint
21 69 (32.39%) Perl
21 69 (32.39%) SMTP
22 68 (31.92%) PowerShell
22 68 (31.92%) Bash Shell
22 68 (31.92%) VMware ESXi
23 67 (31.46%) UNIX

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 79 (37.09%) IIS
1 79 (37.09%) Apache
2 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 205 (96.24%) BGP
2 161 (75.59%) MPLS
3 133 (62.44%) EIGRP
4 112 (52.58%) Cisco IOS
5 96 (45.07%) DNS
6 94 (44.13%) TCP/IP
7 93 (43.66%) Firewall
8 69 (32.39%) SMTP
9 52 (24.41%) LAN
9 52 (24.41%) WAN
10 49 (23.00%) Cisco ASA
11 41 (19.25%) Network Security
12 32 (15.02%) Cisco Nexus
13 24 (11.27%) VoIP
14 21 (9.86%) VPN
15 19 (8.92%) DHCP
16 17 (7.98%) RIP
16 17 (7.98%) Cisco PIX
16 17 (7.98%) DMVPN
17 16 (7.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (7.04%) Finance
2 9 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.88%) Advertising
4 2 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (31.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 52 (24.41%) Network Engineer
3 32 (15.02%) Architect
4 31 (14.55%) Network Specialist
5 27 (12.68%) Network Architect
6 21 (9.86%) Senior Network Engineer
7 20 (9.39%) Team Leader
7 20 (9.39%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 16 (7.51%) Security Specialist
9 14 (6.57%) Network Security Specialist
10 8 (3.76%) Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) Network Consultant
11 7 (3.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) Operations Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) Consultant
11 7 (3.29%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
12 6 (2.82%) Server Analyst
12 6 (2.82%) IP Engineer
12 6 (2.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (2.82%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 89 (41.78%) Clustering
2 17 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.69%) Thin Client
3 10 (4.69%) Fat Client
4 9 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.47%) Open Source
5 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 118 (55.40%) Linux
2 109 (51.17%) Windows
3 94 (44.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 67 (31.46%) UNIX
5 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (49.30%) Load Balancing
2 101 (47.42%) E-Commerce
3 33 (15.49%) Network Design
4 22 (10.33%) Mentoring
5 18 (8.45%) Business Continuity
6 16 (7.51%) Network Architecture
7 10 (4.69%) Line Management
8 8 (3.76%) Network Management
8 8 (3.76%) Project Management
9 6 (2.82%) High Availability
9 6 (2.82%) DevOps
10 4 (1.88%) Service Delivery
11 3 (1.41%) Change Management
11 3 (1.41%) ITIL
12 2 (0.94%) BCP
12 2 (0.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (0.94%) Asset Management
12 2 (0.94%) Business Continuity Planning
12 2 (0.94%) Performance Monitoring
13 1 (0.47%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 79 (37.09%) Java
2 69 (32.39%) Perl
3 68 (31.92%) PowerShell
3 68 (31.92%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.35%) C
5 1 (0.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (57.28%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (54.93%) CCNP
3 48 (22.54%) CCSE
4 39 (18.31%) CCNA
5 22 (10.33%) CCSA
6 21 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (9.86%) CCDP
6 21 (9.86%) MCSA
6 21 (9.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (9.39%) CCIE
8 16 (7.51%) CCIP
8 16 (7.51%) RHCE
8 16 (7.51%) RHCA
8 16 (7.51%) MCSE
9 9 (4.23%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.88%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.41%) CCVP
12 2 (0.94%) CISSP
12 2 (0.94%) CCDA
13 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (41.31%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 111 (52.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (31.92%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (4.23%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.29%) MetaFrame
4 7 (3.29%) XenApp
4 7 (3.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (3.29%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.82%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.35%) XenServer
7 3 (1.41%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.94%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.88%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 211 (99.06%) Cisco
2 124 (58.22%) VMware
3 94 (44.13%) Red Hat
4 75 (35.21%) CheckPoint
5 33 (15.49%) Juniper
6 24 (11.27%) F5
7 22 (10.33%) Citrix
7 22 (10.33%) Microsoft
8 18 (8.45%) HP
8 18 (8.45%) SolarWinds
9 17 (7.98%) Blue Coat
10 15 (7.04%) Infoblox
10 15 (7.04%) Imperva
11 9 (4.23%) Redback
12 6 (2.82%) Brocade
13 2 (0.94%) Meru Networks
13 2 (0.94%) Aruba
14 1 (0.47%) Huawei
14 1 (0.47%) EMC
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle
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