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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 138 141 169
Rank change year-on-year +3 +28  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 25 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.96% 0.98% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.56% 7.49% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 17
Median salary £35,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.32% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  

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 292 427 668
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.25% 13.03% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 256 369 529
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
1 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 28 (96.55%) MPLS
3 19 (65.52%) Juniper
4 18 (62.07%) WAN
5 17 (58.62%) Firewall
6 15 (51.72%) Linux
6 15 (51.72%) VLAN
7 14 (48.28%) VPN
8 12 (41.38%) VoIP
9 10 (34.48%) SSL
9 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (34.48%) CCNP
9 10 (34.48%) IPsec
9 10 (34.48%) Brocade
10 9 (31.03%) FortiGate
11 6 (20.69%) F5
12 5 (17.24%) High Availability
12 5 (17.24%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
12 5 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (17.24%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (17.24%) VMware
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
13 4 (13.79%) Network Design
14 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (10.34%) Presales
14 3 (10.34%) CCSP
14 3 (10.34%) CCIP

OSPF
Top Related 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 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 28 (96.55%) MPLS
3 18 (62.07%) WAN
4 17 (58.62%) Firewall
5 15 (51.72%) VLAN
6 14 (48.28%) VPN
7 12 (41.38%) VoIP
8 10 (34.48%) IPsec
8 10 (34.48%) SSL
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (17.24%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (10.34%) DHCP
10 3 (10.34%) DNS
10 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
11 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
11 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
11 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
11 1 (3.45%) SNA
11 1 (3.45%) Wireless
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Network Engineer
2 20 (68.97%) Cisco Engineer
2 20 (68.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Core Network Designer
3 4 (13.79%) Designer
3 4 (13.79%) IP Designer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
1 5 (17.24%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) High Availability
2 4 (13.79%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) Presales
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) CCNP
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CCDA
2 3 (10.34%) CCIP
2 3 (10.34%) CCNA
2 3 (10.34%) CCSP
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (65.52%) Juniper
3 10 (34.48%) Brocade
4 6 (20.69%) F5
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Civica