The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 120 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.28% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 0.91% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £48,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
263 220 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.48% 13.60% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 217 188 194
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
South West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (61.54%) Cisco
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
2 7 (53.85%) MPLS
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) Juniper
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 5 (38.46%) DWDM
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) IPsec
4 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (30.77%) Foundry
5 4 (30.77%) 4G
5 4 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (30.77%) LTE
5 4 (30.77%) SCTP
5 4 (30.77%) PKI
5 4 (30.77%) Brocade
5 4 (30.77%) Broadband
5 4 (30.77%) 3GPP
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) RSVP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) MPLS
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) DWDM
4 5 (38.46%) IPsec
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
5 4 (30.77%) LTE
5 4 (30.77%) SCTP
5 4 (30.77%) 4G
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) RSVP
5 4 (30.77%) Broadband
5 4 (30.77%) 3GPP
5 4 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) SNMP
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Security Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Designer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Designer
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Debian
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (15.38%) CCDP
5 2 (15.38%) CCIE
5 2 (15.38%) CCNP
6 1 (7.69%) CCIP
6 1 (7.69%) CCDE
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) HP ASE
6 1 (7.69%) HP MASE
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Samba
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Postfix
1 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Foundry
3 4 (30.77%) Brocade
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) IronPort
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat