Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 221 251
Rank change year-on-year +51 +30 -124
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 43 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.86% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 2.08% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 13
Leeds median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -11.11%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -6.67% -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 671 818 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.44% 15.02% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 577 697 965
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £37,906 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.48% -1.54% -3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -6.25%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 43 (100.00%) BGP
2 41 (95.35%) Cisco
3 38 (88.37%) MPLS
4 31 (72.09%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (69.77%) CCNP
5 30 (69.77%) WAN
6 26 (60.47%) Firewall
7 25 (58.14%) VLAN
7 25 (58.14%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (46.51%) EIGRP
8 20 (46.51%) Juniper
8 20 (46.51%) VoIP
9 19 (44.19%) Linux
9 19 (44.19%) CCNA
9 19 (44.19%) Cisco IOS
10 18 (41.86%) VMware
11 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (39.53%) F5
11 17 (39.53%) LAN
11 17 (39.53%) VPN
12 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
12 16 (37.21%) Spanning Tree
13 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
13 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
14 14 (32.56%) DNS
14 14 (32.56%) High Availability
15 13 (30.23%) Linux Command Line
16 12 (27.91%) CheckPoint
17 11 (25.58%) DHCP
17 11 (25.58%) Presales

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) BGP
2 38 (88.37%) MPLS
3 30 (69.77%) WAN
4 26 (60.47%) Firewall
5 25 (58.14%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (58.14%) VLAN
6 20 (46.51%) EIGRP
6 20 (46.51%) VoIP
7 19 (44.19%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (39.53%) LAN
8 17 (39.53%) VPN
9 16 (37.21%) Spanning Tree
10 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
11 14 (32.56%) DNS
12 11 (25.58%) DHCP
13 8 (18.60%) Cisco ISE
14 7 (16.28%) IPsec
15 6 (13.95%) VRRP
15 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (13.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (9.30%) Marketing
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Network Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Consultant
3 12 (27.91%) Network Consultant
4 10 (23.26%) Network Operations Engineer
4 10 (23.26%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Network Team Leader
5 7 (16.28%) Team Leader
6 5 (11.63%) Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Avaya Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Telephony Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Network Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Network Operations Specialist
8 3 (6.98%) Network Specialist
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Operations Specialist
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
2 13 (30.23%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) High Availability
2 11 (25.58%) Presales
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 4 (9.30%) Network Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) Network Management
5 3 (6.98%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.98%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.65%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (4.65%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Validation
7 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.33%) Coaching
7 1 (2.33%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (2.33%) Migration
7 1 (2.33%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 31 (72.09%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (69.77%) CCNP
3 19 (44.19%) CCNA
4 10 (23.26%) CCDA
4 10 (23.26%) CCIP
4 10 (23.26%) CCSP
5 4 (9.30%) CCIE
6 2 (4.65%) CCDP
6 2 (4.65%) EMCIE
6 2 (4.65%) EMCTA
7 1 (2.33%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.33%) CCVP
7 1 (2.33%) MCSA
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Cisco
2 20 (46.51%) Juniper
3 18 (41.86%) VMware
4 17 (39.53%) F5
5 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
6 12 (27.91%) CheckPoint
7 9 (20.93%) Brocade
8 6 (13.95%) Aruba
9 4 (9.30%) Avaya
10 3 (6.98%) Civica
10 3 (6.98%) Fortinet
11 2 (4.65%) Citrix
11 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.33%) NICE Systems
12 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto