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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 107 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 17 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.89% 0.39% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 2.47% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 9
Average salary £62,500 £38,800 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.08% -8.70%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
317 283 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.52% 15.92% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 284 182 208
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Bristol

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 21 (95.45%) EIGRP
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) CCNP
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (68.18%) BGP
3 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 14 (63.64%) Network Security
4 9 (40.91%) MPLS
5 8 (36.36%) Juniper
5 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 8 (36.36%) CCIE
5 8 (36.36%) F5
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (31.82%) WAN
6 7 (31.82%) VPN
6 7 (31.82%) DNS
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Barracuda Networks
6 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (27.27%) Wiki
7 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) Puppet
7 6 (27.27%) Hudson
7 6 (27.27%) Jenkins

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (27.27%) Apache
1 6 (27.27%) nginx
1 6 (27.27%) Confluence
1 6 (27.27%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) EIGRP
2 15 (68.18%) BGP
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (63.64%) Network Security
3 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 9 (40.91%) MPLS
5 7 (31.82%) WAN
5 7 (31.82%) VPN
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (27.27%) IPsec
6 6 (27.27%) IPv6
6 6 (27.27%) LDAP
6 6 (27.27%) LAN
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
7 1 (4.55%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
1 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
1 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%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (27.27%) Debian
1 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
1 6 (27.27%) CentOS
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 1 (4.55%) Network Design
2 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) Perl
1 6 (27.27%) PHP
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
1 6 (27.27%) Ruby
1 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) CCNP
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
3 1 (4.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) 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
1 6 (27.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) ZABBIX
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
1 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (27.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Juniper
2 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 8 (36.36%) F5
3 7 (31.82%) Barracuda Networks
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
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