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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 194 176 198
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 71 64 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.99% 1.04% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 5.95% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 59 40 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 £34,100 £38,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
1254 1075 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.49% 17.44% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 978 779 970
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 December 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 December 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 -25 49 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North Yorkshire +16 20 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £60,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 201 (99.01%) Cisco
2 195 (96.06%) BGP
3 144 (70.94%) MPLS
4 122 (60.10%) Cisco Certification
5 120 (59.11%) CCNP
6 119 (58.62%) EIGRP
7 105 (51.72%) Firewall
8 97 (47.78%) VMware
9 90 (44.33%) Linux
10 83 (40.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 82 (40.39%) Load Balancing
11 82 (40.39%) Cisco IOS
11 82 (40.39%) DNS
12 74 (36.45%) Windows
12 74 (36.45%) CheckPoint
13 72 (35.47%) TCP/IP
14 65 (32.02%) Cisco ASA
14 65 (32.02%) E-Commerce
15 64 (31.53%) WAN
16 61 (30.05%) Clustering
17 60 (29.56%) LAN
18 56 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 56 (27.59%) Red Hat
18 56 (27.59%) Java
18 56 (27.59%) IIS
18 56 (27.59%) Apache
19 53 (26.11%) Perl
19 53 (26.11%) SMTP
20 52 (25.62%) Bash Shell
21 50 (24.63%) PowerShell

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (27.59%) IIS
1 56 (27.59%) Apache
2 5 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.48%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
1 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (96.06%) BGP
2 144 (70.94%) MPLS
3 119 (58.62%) EIGRP
4 105 (51.72%) Firewall
5 82 (40.39%) DNS
5 82 (40.39%) Cisco IOS
6 72 (35.47%) TCP/IP
7 65 (32.02%) Cisco ASA
8 64 (31.53%) WAN
9 60 (29.56%) LAN
10 53 (26.11%) SMTP
11 46 (22.66%) Network Security
12 45 (22.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 41 (20.20%) VoIP
14 25 (12.32%) VPN
15 24 (11.82%) HSRP
16 21 (10.34%) VLAN
16 21 (10.34%) DHCP
17 20 (9.85%) BIG-IP
17 20 (9.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (4.93%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (8.87%) Finance
2 10 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.97%) Games
3 4 (1.97%) Banking
3 4 (1.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Marketing
4 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (32.02%) Network Engineer
2 49 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 43 (21.18%) Network Specialist
4 32 (15.76%) Architect
5 25 (12.32%) Network Architect
6 21 (10.34%) Network Security Specialist
6 21 (10.34%) Security Specialist
7 20 (9.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (7.39%) Network Consultant
8 15 (7.39%) Consultant
9 10 (4.93%) Network Support
10 9 (4.43%) Analyst
11 7 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
11 7 (3.45%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
12 6 (2.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (2.96%) Design Engineer
12 6 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (2.96%) Senior Network Security Specialist
12 6 (2.96%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 61 (30.05%) Clustering
2 14 (6.90%) Fat Client
2 14 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 12 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.46%) Replication
5 3 (1.48%) Open Source
6 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 90 (44.33%) Linux
2 74 (36.45%) Windows
3 56 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (24.14%) UNIX
5 5 (2.46%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (40.39%) Load Balancing
2 65 (32.02%) E-Commerce
3 32 (15.76%) Business Continuity
4 29 (14.29%) Network Design
5 28 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 26 (12.81%) Network Architecture
7 20 (9.85%) High Availability
8 14 (6.90%) Line Management
9 11 (5.42%) ITIL
10 10 (4.93%) Project Management
11 8 (3.94%) Information Security
12 7 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (2.96%) DevOps
13 6 (2.96%) Business Continuity Planning
13 6 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.96%) BCP
14 5 (2.46%) PRINCE2
14 5 (2.46%) Capacity Planning
15 4 (1.97%) Service Delivery
15 4 (1.97%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.59%) Java
2 53 (26.11%) Perl
3 52 (25.62%) Bash Shell
4 50 (24.63%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.45%) SQL
6 2 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 122 (60.10%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (59.11%) CCNP
3 43 (21.18%) CCSE
4 32 (15.76%) CCDP
5 30 (14.78%) CCNA
6 20 (9.85%) CCIE
7 12 (5.91%) CCIP
7 12 (5.91%) CISSP
8 11 (5.42%) CCDA
9 6 (2.96%) CCSA
9 6 (2.96%) JNCIE
10 5 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.46%) MCSE
10 5 (2.46%) MCSA
11 4 (1.97%) VCP5
12 3 (1.48%) CCSP
12 3 (1.48%) CCVP
13 2 (0.99%) VCAP
14 1 (0.49%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (24.63%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.99%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 83 (40.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (24.63%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (6.40%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.45%) MetaFrame
4 7 (3.45%) Terminal Services
4 7 (3.45%) XenApp
4 7 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (3.45%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.96%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.96%) XenServer
6 3 (1.48%) vSphere
7 2 (0.99%) vCloud
7 2 (0.99%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.99%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.99%) yum
4 1 (0.49%) Puppet
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 201 (99.01%) Cisco
2 97 (47.78%) VMware
3 74 (36.45%) CheckPoint
4 56 (27.59%) Red Hat
5 34 (16.75%) Juniper
6 30 (14.78%) F5
7 24 (11.82%) SolarWinds
8 21 (10.34%) Citrix
8 21 (10.34%) HP
9 20 (9.85%) Blue Coat
9 20 (9.85%) Infoblox
9 20 (9.85%) Imperva
10 9 (4.43%) Brocade
11 6 (2.96%) Redback
11 6 (2.96%) Microsoft
12 5 (2.46%) EMC
12 5 (2.46%) Oracle
13 2 (0.99%) Splunk
14 1 (0.49%) Mitel
14 1 (0.49%) ProCurve
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago