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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 62 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.53% 0.90% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 5.66% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +29.87%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
65 106 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.55% 15.96% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 62 87 106
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) DHCP
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 10 (100.00%) F5
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (90.00%) Banking
2 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Avaya

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (100.00%) DHCP
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 9 (90.00%) Banking
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
1 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Architect
1 10 (100.00%) Network Architect
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Architect
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 9 (90.00%) Avaya