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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 70 68 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.57% 0.30% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 1.55% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,400 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,600 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
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
110 129 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.63% 19.25% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 89 110 54
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 21 (95.45%) Cisco
1 21 (95.45%) BGP
2 16 (72.73%) MPLS
3 15 (68.18%) DNS
3 15 (68.18%) LAN
3 15 (68.18%) WAN
3 15 (68.18%) Data Centre
4 14 (63.64%) 802.1X
4 14 (63.64%) DHCP
4 14 (63.64%) IPsec
4 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
5 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (40.91%) VPLS
7 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
7 8 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (36.36%) F5
7 8 (36.36%) CCNA
7 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
7 8 (36.36%) Firewall
7 8 (36.36%) Wireless
7 8 (36.36%) VPN
8 7 (31.82%) FTP
8 7 (31.82%) IPv4
8 7 (31.82%) CCNP
8 7 (31.82%) Juniper
8 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
8 7 (31.82%) Internet
8 7 (31.82%) Capacity Management
8 7 (31.82%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (31.82%) Network Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) BGP
2 16 (72.73%) MPLS
3 15 (68.18%) DNS
3 15 (68.18%) LAN
3 15 (68.18%) WAN
4 14 (63.64%) DHCP
4 14 (63.64%) IPsec
5 9 (40.91%) VPLS
6 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
6 8 (36.36%) Firewall
6 8 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
6 8 (36.36%) VPN
6 8 (36.36%) Wireless
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (31.82%) FTP
7 7 (31.82%) Internet
7 7 (31.82%) IPv4
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (27.27%) GPON
8 6 (27.27%) SNMP
General
1 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Principal Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Data Centre
2 7 (31.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (27.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 7 (31.82%) Capacity Management
2 7 (31.82%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (31.82%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (31.82%) Network Management
2 7 (31.82%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
1 6 (27.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCNA
3 7 (31.82%) CCNP
4 6 (27.27%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCDA
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
6 1 (4.55%) CCSE
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) F5
3 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
3 7 (31.82%) Juniper
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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