The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 64 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.19% 3.47% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.67% 16.38% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 1
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +3.65%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 116 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.98% 21.21% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 119 95 55
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
South Wales

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 10 July 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 6 (75.00%) MPLS
4 5 (62.50%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
5 4 (50.00%) IPv4
5 4 (50.00%) IPv6
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (25.00%) Network Design
6 2 (25.00%) IPsec
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (25.00%) CCIE
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Apache
7 1 (12.50%) Tomcat

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (75.00%) MPLS
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (50.00%) IPv4
5 4 (50.00%) IPv6
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) IPsec
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (12.50%) VLAN
7 1 (12.50%) FTP
7 1 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
3 3 (37.50%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (37.50%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (37.50%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) AWK
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) CCDP
5 1 (12.50%) CCIP
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £38000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago