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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 120 121 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 3.49% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 3
Median salary £37,500 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +44.44%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
311 344 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.22% 17.67% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 264 305 208
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 May 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Ethernet
3 7 (46.67%) ATM
3 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (46.67%) MPLS
3 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
3 7 (46.67%) SCTP
3 7 (46.67%) Network Architecture
3 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
4 6 (40.00%) Juniper
4 6 (40.00%) CCNA
4 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (33.33%) CCNP
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) VoIP
8 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
8 2 (13.33%) BGP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Ethernet
2 7 (46.67%) ATM
2 7 (46.67%) MPLS
2 7 (46.67%) SCTP
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
8 1 (6.67%) RSVP
8 1 (6.67%) SSL
8 1 (6.67%) VRRP
8 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Designer
1 7 (46.67%) Senior Designer
2 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
1 7 (46.67%) Network Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) BT
5 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
5 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
5 1 (6.67%) IronPort
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
5 1 (6.67%) Siemens
5 1 (6.67%) Trustwave
5 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard