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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 61 58 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.10% 1.65% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 7.64% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 1
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
113 144 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.80% 21.56% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 103 115 84
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,800 £53,800
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) MPLS
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (63.64%) CCNA
5 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 6 (54.55%) WAN
5 6 (54.55%) IPsec
5 6 (54.55%) F5
5 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 5 (45.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (45.45%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (45.45%) Internet
6 5 (45.45%) VPN
6 5 (45.45%) DNS
6 5 (45.45%) Juniper
7 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 4 (36.36%) FTP
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
8 3 (27.27%) VLAN
8 3 (27.27%) HSRP
8 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
8 3 (27.27%) VRRP
8 3 (27.27%) Wireless
8 3 (27.27%) IPv4
8 3 (27.27%) IPv6

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (63.64%) MPLS
4 6 (54.55%) IPsec
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 6 (54.55%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) Internet
5 5 (45.45%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (36.36%) FTP
7 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
7 3 (27.27%) HSRP
7 3 (27.27%) IPv4
7 3 (27.27%) IPv6
7 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 3 (27.27%) VRRP
7 3 (27.27%) Wireless
8 2 (18.18%) Junos
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 5 (45.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CCNP
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CCDA
3 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) F5
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) ZTE