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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 118 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.41% 0.53% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 2.82% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 7
Median salary £44,000 £56,250 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.77% +108.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
South West

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
251 355 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.65% 18.72% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 218 327 228
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,966 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) VLAN
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) BGP
4 5 (55.56%) SNMP
5 4 (44.44%) TACACS
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
5 4 (44.44%) ADSL
5 4 (44.44%) Network Management
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
5 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (44.44%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (44.44%) QA
6 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 2 (22.22%) CCNA
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification

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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) MPLS
2 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) SNMP
3 5 (55.56%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) ADSL
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (44.44%) TACACS
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) 802.11
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
1 4 (44.44%) Network Load Balancing
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
3 1 (11.11%) Polycom