The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 93 94 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.43% 0.91% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 3.91% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £36,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.05% -26.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
250 281 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.31% 23.17% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 221 226 171
Average salary £41,500 £38,400 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.07% -7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

OSPF
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the South Wales region.

OSPF Salary Trend in South Wales

OSPF
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in South Wales

OSPF
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 5 £50,000 +29.87% 1
OSPF
Wales

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 26 (96.30%) Cisco
1 26 (96.30%) BGP
2 20 (74.07%) MPLS
3 18 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 17 (62.96%) LAN
4 17 (62.96%) WAN
4 17 (62.96%) DNS
5 16 (59.26%) IPsec
6 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
6 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (55.56%) DHCP
6 15 (55.56%) 802.1X
7 12 (44.44%) F5
7 12 (44.44%) Firewall
8 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
8 11 (40.74%) Spanning Tree
9 10 (37.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (37.04%) VPLS
10 9 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (33.33%) Wireless
10 9 (33.33%) VPN
10 9 (33.33%) EIGRP
10 9 (33.33%) IPv6
10 9 (33.33%) CCNP
10 9 (33.33%) CCNA
11 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
11 8 (29.63%) IPv4
11 8 (29.63%) Juniper
11 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
11 8 (29.63%) Internet

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) BGP
2 20 (74.07%) MPLS
3 17 (62.96%) DNS
3 17 (62.96%) LAN
3 17 (62.96%) WAN
4 16 (59.26%) IPsec
5 15 (55.56%) DHCP
6 12 (44.44%) Firewall
7 11 (40.74%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (37.04%) VPLS
9 9 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (33.33%) EIGRP
9 9 (33.33%) IPv6
9 9 (33.33%) VPN
9 9 (33.33%) Wireless
10 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (29.63%) FTP
10 8 (29.63%) Internet
10 8 (29.63%) IPv4
11 6 (22.22%) SNMP
General
1 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Principal Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.41%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (37.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (22.22%) Driving Licence
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
2 8 (29.63%) Capacity Management
2 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (29.63%) DDoS Mitigation
2 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
3 7 (25.93%) Network Management
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Product Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C#
1 6 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCNA
2 9 (33.33%) CCNP
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) JNCIA
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Certification
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCDA
5 1 (3.70%) CCSA
5 1 (3.70%) CCSE
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) F5
3 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
3 8 (29.63%) Juniper
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.70%) Brocade
6 1 (3.70%) Mitel
6 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
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