The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 109 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 15 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.78% 0.23% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.23% 1.36% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 7
Average salary £51,250 - £38,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
287 294 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 15.02% 17.12% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 260 172 220
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Bristol

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
1 18 (72.00%) CCNP
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (72.00%) BGP
1 18 (72.00%) Firewall
1 18 (72.00%) Network Security
2 17 (68.00%) EIGRP
3 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (56.00%) VPN
4 13 (52.00%) IPsec
5 12 (48.00%) Juniper
6 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (32.00%) F5
8 7 (28.00%) DMVPN
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
8 7 (28.00%) WAN
8 7 (28.00%) DNS
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (28.00%) CCNA
8 7 (28.00%) CCDP
9 6 (24.00%) Citrix
9 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (24.00%) LAMP
9 6 (24.00%) Samba
9 6 (24.00%) Debian

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) Apache
1 6 (24.00%) Confluence
1 6 (24.00%) nginx
1 6 (24.00%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) BGP
1 18 (72.00%) Firewall
1 18 (72.00%) Network Security
2 17 (68.00%) EIGRP
3 14 (56.00%) VPN
4 13 (52.00%) IPsec
5 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (28.00%) DMVPN
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (28.00%) WAN
6 7 (28.00%) DNS
7 6 (24.00%) IPv6
7 6 (24.00%) LDAP
7 6 (24.00%) LAN
8 5 (20.00%) VoIP
8 5 (20.00%) MPLS
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (4.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
1 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
1 6 (24.00%) Subversion
1 6 (24.00%) Hudson
1 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Wiki
1 6 (24.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (24.00%) Debian
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) CentOS
1 6 (24.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (24.00%) Build Automation
1 6 (24.00%) Database Theory
1 6 (24.00%) Relational Database Theory
1 6 (24.00%) DevOps
1 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 5 (20.00%) Network Design
2 5 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
1 6 (24.00%) Perl
1 6 (24.00%) PHP
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
1 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (24.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) CCNP
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCNA
2 7 (28.00%) CCDP
3 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) CCIE
5 2 (8.00%) VCP4
5 2 (8.00%) CCDA
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Samba
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (24.00%) Postfix
1 6 (24.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) ZABBIX
1 6 (24.00%) Salt
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
1 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (48.00%) Juniper
4 8 (32.00%) F5
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) Citrix
6 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (24.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
Bristol
iKonnect
Salary: £5000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago