The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South West / Bristol
Rank 126 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.61% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 3.96% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 13
Median salary £38,750 £58,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.04% +46.87%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
250 278 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.80% 15.53% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 191 232 255
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

OSPF
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Bristol

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Bristol region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) RIP
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Brocade
5 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (28.57%) Network Management
5 2 (28.57%) Junos
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) CCENT
5 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (28.57%) WatchGuard
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) VPLS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) MPLS
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) RIP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) ADSL
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (28.57%) VPLS
4 2 (28.57%) VRRP
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Brocade Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) BYOD
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCENT
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) APMP
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Brocade
3 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) WatchGuard
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Polycom