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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 115 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.57% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.60% 1.28% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 5
Average salary £53,250 - £38,500
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 - £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
239 312 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 12.42% 17.88% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 225 200 237
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 28 January 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Bristol

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (81.82%) BGP
2 16 (72.73%) Firewall
3 15 (68.18%) Network Security
4 14 (63.64%) VPN
5 13 (59.09%) IPsec
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco
6 11 (50.00%) CCNP
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 10 (45.45%) Windows
7 10 (45.45%) Linux
7 10 (45.45%) Apache
7 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
7 10 (45.45%) Ubuntu
7 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
8 8 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (36.36%) MySQL
8 8 (36.36%) Juniper
9 7 (31.82%) CCNA
9 7 (31.82%) CCDP
9 7 (31.82%) WAN
9 7 (31.82%) DMVPN
10 6 (27.27%) Build Automation
10 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
10 6 (27.27%) DevOps
10 6 (27.27%) Salt
10 6 (27.27%) Confluence
10 6 (27.27%) MediaWiki
10 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 10 (45.45%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) nginx
2 6 (27.27%) Confluence
2 6 (27.27%) MediaWiki
3 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) BGP
2 16 (72.73%) Firewall
3 15 (68.18%) Network Security
4 14 (63.64%) VPN
5 13 (59.09%) IPsec
6 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
7 7 (31.82%) DMVPN
7 7 (31.82%) WAN
8 6 (27.27%) LDAP
8 6 (27.27%) LAN
8 6 (27.27%) IPv6
9 5 (22.73%) VoIP
9 5 (22.73%) VLAN
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (18.18%) DNS
10 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (9.09%) SAN
11 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
1 8 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Subversion
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 6 (27.27%) Hudson
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) CESG
1 6 (27.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
1 10 (45.45%) Ubuntu
2 6 (27.27%) CentOS
2 6 (27.27%) Debian
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) SUSE
3 4 (18.18%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
1 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (27.27%) Build Automation
1 6 (27.27%) DevOps
1 6 (27.27%) Database Theory
1 6 (27.27%) Relational Database Theory
2 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (22.73%) Capacity Management
2 5 (22.73%) Network Design
2 5 (22.73%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
3 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 6 (27.27%) Ruby
2 6 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) PHP
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) CCNP
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCNA
2 7 (31.82%) CCDP
3 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) CCDA
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Samba
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (27.27%) Postfix
1 6 (27.27%) XenServer
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
1 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (27.27%) Salt
1 6 (27.27%) ZABBIX
2 4 (18.18%) Cacti
2 4 (18.18%) Nagios
2 4 (18.18%) Icinga
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
1 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Infoblox
4 4 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
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