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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 117 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 13 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 0.83% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 4.79% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 3
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £40,000 £40,040
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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
300 355 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.07% 17.38% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 262 312 201
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Bristol

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 11 (55.00%) ATM
3 11 (55.00%) Juniper
3 11 (55.00%) SCTP
4 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (50.00%) MPLS
5 9 (45.00%) Firewall
5 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
5 9 (45.00%) Network Architecture
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (35.00%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (30.00%) DNS
8 6 (30.00%) CCNA
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (25.00%) Network Security
9 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (25.00%) CCNP
9 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (25.00%) Internet
9 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 4 (20.00%) VPN
10 4 (20.00%) High Availability
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (20.00%) Network Design
11 3 (15.00%) BGP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 11 (55.00%) ATM
2 11 (55.00%) SCTP
3 10 (50.00%) MPLS
4 9 (45.00%) Firewall
5 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) DNS
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 5 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) Network Security
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (20.00%) VPN
9 3 (15.00%) BGP
9 3 (15.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) RSVP
10 2 (10.00%) VoIP
11 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (5.00%) VRRP
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Designer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Designer
3 6 (30.00%) Network Designer
3 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (45.00%) Network Architecture
2 7 (35.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) CCIE
4 2 (10.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) BT
5 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.00%) IronPort
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Siemens
5 1 (5.00%) Trustwave
5 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago