The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 62 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.62% - 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% - 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £39,000 - £39,750
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 - £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 - £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
OSPF
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 96 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.45% 19.59% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 111 80 68
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

OSPF
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cardiff region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Cardiff

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
2 4 (57.14%) VRRP
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) HSRP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) RIP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) IPv4
4 2 (28.57%) IPv6
4 2 (28.57%) PPP
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) VPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Multicast
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) xDSL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
2 4 (57.14%) VRRP
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) HSRP
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) RIP
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) PPP
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) Multicast
4 2 (28.57%) IPv4
4 2 (28.57%) IPv6
4 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
4 2 (28.57%) VPLS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP