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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 60 46
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.01% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.88% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 3
Average salary - £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.85%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 101 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.40% 16.95% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 79 96 68
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) F5