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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 117 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.61% 0.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 1.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £27,000 £48,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
261 259 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.57% 16.16% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 219 187 232
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 September 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Bristol

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) BGP
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (66.67%) Juniper
4 12 (66.67%) CCNA
4 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 10 (55.56%) VPN
5 10 (55.56%) Network Security
6 9 (50.00%) CCNP
6 9 (50.00%) CCDP
7 8 (44.44%) IPsec
7 8 (44.44%) Degree
8 7 (38.89%) DMVPN
9 6 (33.33%) CESG
9 6 (33.33%) Network Design
10 5 (27.78%) ITIL
10 5 (27.78%) Windows
10 5 (27.78%) Linux
10 5 (27.78%) Apache
10 5 (27.78%) VoIP
10 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
10 5 (27.78%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
10 5 (27.78%) VLAN
10 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
10 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
10 5 (27.78%) F5
10 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) BGP
3 10 (55.56%) VPN
3 10 (55.56%) Network Security
4 8 (44.44%) IPsec
5 7 (38.89%) DMVPN
6 5 (27.78%) VLAN
6 5 (27.78%) VoIP
7 2 (11.11%) WAN
7 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
7 2 (11.11%) SAN
7 2 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (11.11%) LAN
7 2 (11.11%) MPLS
8 1 (5.56%) DWDM
8 1 (5.56%) DHCP
8 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.56%) SNMP
8 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Hudson
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Junior
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
2 4 (22.22%) openSUSE
2 4 (22.22%) SUSE
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Network Design
2 5 (27.78%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
2 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CCNA
3 9 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (50.00%) CCDP
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (11.11%) CCIE
7 2 (11.11%) CCDA
8 1 (5.56%) CCIP
8 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
8 1 (5.56%) HP ASE
8 1 (5.56%) HP MASE
8 1 (5.56%) CCDE
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Samba
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Postfix
2 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
1 4 (22.22%) Cacti
1 4 (22.22%) Icinga
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Juniper
2 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (27.78%) F5
4 4 (22.22%) Brocade
4 4 (22.22%) Infoblox
4 4 (22.22%) Foundry
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Fortinet