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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 62 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.62% 0.50% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 3.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £38,500 £51,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
126 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.47% 13.90% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 111 48 42
Average salary £38,250 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) VRRP
5 2 (33.33%) Frame Relay
5 2 (33.33%) IPv4
5 2 (33.33%) IPv6
5 2 (33.33%) PPP
5 2 (33.33%) RIP
5 2 (33.33%) HSRP
5 2 (33.33%) Multicast
5 2 (33.33%) xDSL
5 2 (33.33%) Network Management
5 2 (33.33%) Advertising
5 2 (33.33%) VPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Frame Relay
4 2 (33.33%) VPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) xDSL
4 2 (33.33%) HSRP
4 2 (33.33%) Multicast
4 2 (33.33%) IPv4
4 2 (33.33%) IPv6
4 2 (33.33%) VRRP
4 2 (33.33%) PPP
4 2 (33.33%) RIP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCIP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCDA
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) VMware