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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 149 162 156
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 110 57 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.53% 1.05% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.85% 6.00% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 64 48 39
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1401 950 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.47% 17.51% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1073 719 866
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +2.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +36 102 £45,000 - 5
South Yorkshire -14 5 £50,000 +53.84% 2
North Yorkshire -24 3 £50,000 - 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 191 (97.45%) Cisco
2 184 (93.88%) BGP
3 145 (73.98%) MPLS
4 122 (62.24%) EIGRP
5 115 (58.67%) Cisco Certification
6 109 (55.61%) VMware
7 106 (54.08%) CCNP
8 103 (52.55%) Linux
9 101 (51.53%) Cisco IOS
10 100 (51.02%) Load Balancing
10 100 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 96 (48.98%) Windows
12 92 (46.94%) E-Commerce
13 90 (45.92%) TCP/IP
14 87 (44.39%) DNS
15 85 (43.37%) Firewall
16 83 (42.35%) Red Hat
16 83 (42.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 80 (40.82%) PCI DSS
18 79 (40.31%) Clustering
19 73 (37.24%) CheckPoint
20 67 (34.18%) Apache
20 67 (34.18%) IIS
20 67 (34.18%) Java
21 60 (30.61%) Perl
21 60 (30.61%) SMTP
22 59 (30.10%) PowerShell
22 59 (30.10%) Bash Shell
22 59 (30.10%) VMware ESXi
23 58 (29.59%) UNIX

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 67 (34.18%) IIS
1 67 (34.18%) Apache
2 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (93.88%) BGP
2 145 (73.98%) MPLS
3 122 (62.24%) EIGRP
4 101 (51.53%) Cisco IOS
5 90 (45.92%) TCP/IP
6 87 (44.39%) DNS
7 85 (43.37%) Firewall
8 60 (30.61%) SMTP
9 53 (27.04%) LAN
10 52 (26.53%) WAN
11 49 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (17.86%) Network Security
13 28 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (11.73%) Cisco PIX
15 22 (11.22%) DHCP
16 21 (10.71%) VPN
17 18 (9.18%) RIP
17 18 (9.18%) VoIP
18 17 (8.67%) DMVPN
19 15 (7.65%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (6.63%) Finance
2 11 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.55%) Advertising
4 2 (1.02%) Marketing
4 2 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (29.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 48 (24.49%) Network Engineer
3 29 (14.80%) Architect
4 25 (12.76%) Network Specialist
5 24 (12.24%) Network Architect
6 21 (10.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 21 (10.71%) Team Leader
7 17 (8.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (8.16%) Security Specialist
9 14 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
10 7 (3.57%) Network Consultant
10 7 (3.57%) Consultant
11 6 (3.06%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (3.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 6 (3.06%) Senior Security Specialist
12 5 (2.55%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
12 5 (2.55%) Operations Team Leader
12 5 (2.55%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
12 5 (2.55%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 79 (40.31%) Clustering
2 10 (5.10%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (4.59%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.59%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.51%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 103 (52.55%) Linux
2 96 (48.98%) Windows
3 83 (42.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 58 (29.59%) UNIX
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (51.02%) Load Balancing
2 92 (46.94%) E-Commerce
3 31 (15.82%) Network Design
4 19 (9.69%) Network Architecture
5 18 (9.18%) Business Continuity
6 15 (7.65%) Network Management
7 10 (5.10%) Project Management
8 4 (2.04%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.04%) BCP
8 4 (2.04%) High Availability
8 4 (2.04%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (1.53%) DevOps
9 3 (1.53%) Change Management
10 2 (1.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.02%) Migration
10 2 (1.02%) ITIL
10 2 (1.02%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.02%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (0.51%) Network Monitoring
11 1 (0.51%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 67 (34.18%) Java
2 60 (30.61%) Perl
3 59 (30.10%) PowerShell
3 59 (30.10%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.06%) C
Qualifications
1 115 (58.67%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (54.08%) CCNP
3 44 (22.45%) CCSE
4 38 (19.39%) CCNA
5 25 (12.76%) CCSA
6 22 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (11.22%) MCSA
6 22 (11.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (10.71%) CCIE
8 17 (8.67%) RHCE
8 17 (8.67%) RHCA
8 17 (8.67%) MCSE
9 16 (8.16%) CCIP
10 15 (7.65%) CCDP
11 7 (3.57%) JNCIE
12 5 (2.55%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.53%) CCDA
13 3 (1.53%) CCVP
14 2 (1.02%) CISSP
15 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (40.82%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.06%) SLA
3 2 (1.02%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 100 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (30.10%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.06%) XenServer
3 6 (3.06%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.04%) MetaFrame
4 4 (2.04%) XenApp
4 4 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (2.04%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.53%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.53%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.02%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.53%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 191 (97.45%) Cisco
2 109 (55.61%) VMware
3 83 (42.35%) Red Hat
4 73 (37.24%) CheckPoint
5 25 (12.76%) Microsoft
6 24 (12.24%) F5
6 24 (12.24%) Juniper
7 18 (9.18%) HP
7 18 (9.18%) Citrix
8 17 (8.67%) Blue Coat
9 15 (7.65%) SolarWinds
9 15 (7.65%) Infoblox
9 15 (7.65%) Imperva
10 7 (3.57%) Redback
11 4 (2.04%) Brocade
12 3 (1.53%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.53%) BT
13 2 (1.02%) Foundry
13 2 (1.02%) Aruba
13 2 (1.02%) Meru Networks
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + on call
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago