The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 68 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.55% 2.20% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 12.95% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 11
Median salary £35,250 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £48,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
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
133 139 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.24% 16.95% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 119 125 140
Median salary £37,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (70.00%) CCNA
4 7 (70.00%) Firewall
5 6 (60.00%) MPLS
5 6 (60.00%) LAN
5 6 (60.00%) WAN
5 6 (60.00%) F5
6 5 (50.00%) VPN
6 5 (50.00%) DNS
6 5 (50.00%) Juniper
6 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (50.00%) Internet
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (40.00%) IPsec
7 4 (40.00%) FTP
7 4 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (30.00%) IPv4
8 3 (30.00%) IPv6
8 3 (30.00%) VRRP
8 3 (30.00%) HSRP
8 3 (30.00%) VLAN
8 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (20.00%) Wireless
9 2 (20.00%) Network Design

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 6 (60.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) WAN
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (50.00%) VPN
6 4 (40.00%) FTP
6 4 (40.00%) IPsec
7 3 (30.00%) HSRP
7 3 (30.00%) IPv4
7 3 (30.00%) IPv6
7 3 (30.00%) VLAN
7 3 (30.00%) VRRP
8 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 2 (20.00%) Wireless
8 2 (20.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) ZTE