The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 148 168
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 17 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.68% 0.59% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.87% 3.90% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 10
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -36.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £32,500 £41,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £50,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 349 436 554
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 13.89% 15.07% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 274 362 463
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% -8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing OSPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Leeds

OSPF
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF in Leeds.

Salary trend for OSPF in Leeds

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 42 (100.00%) BGP
2 41 (97.62%) Cisco
3 38 (90.48%) MPLS
4 31 (73.81%) WAN
5 24 (57.14%) Juniper
5 24 (57.14%) Firewall
6 22 (52.38%) VLAN
6 22 (52.38%) Linux
7 20 (47.62%) VPN
7 20 (47.62%) CCNP
7 20 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (40.48%) VoIP
9 14 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (30.95%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (28.57%) F5
11 12 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
11 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
12 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (26.19%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (26.19%) High Availability
12 11 (26.19%) Brocade
12 11 (26.19%) IPsec
12 11 (26.19%) VMware
12 11 (26.19%) SSL
12 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
13 8 (19.05%) CCSP
13 8 (19.05%) CCIP
13 8 (19.05%) LAN
13 8 (19.05%) CCDA
13 8 (19.05%) FortiGate

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 42 (100.00%) BGP
2 38 (90.48%) MPLS
3 31 (73.81%) WAN
4 24 (57.14%) Firewall
5 22 (52.38%) VLAN
6 20 (47.62%) VPN
7 17 (40.48%) VoIP
8 14 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (30.95%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
11 11 (26.19%) IPsec
11 11 (26.19%) SSL
12 8 (19.05%) LAN
13 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 6 (14.29%) DHCP
14 6 (14.29%) DNS
14 6 (14.29%) EIGRP
15 4 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
15 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (7.14%) WLAN
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 21 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 21 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Network Operations Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Network Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Core Network Designer
7 4 (9.52%) Designer
7 4 (9.52%) IP Designer
7 4 (9.52%) Network Designer
8 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Network Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Project Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 11 (26.19%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) High Availability
2 8 (19.05%) Presales
3 5 (11.90%) Network Design
4 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.38%) Migration
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) CCNP
1 20 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.05%) CCDA
2 8 (19.05%) CCIP
2 8 (19.05%) CCSP
3 7 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) CCIE
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 24 (57.14%) Juniper
3 12 (28.57%) F5
4 11 (26.19%) Brocade
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) VMware
5 4 (9.52%) Aruba
5 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.14%) Civica
7 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto