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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 76 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 25 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.98% 1.36% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 5.21% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 8
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
215 288 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.02% 26.04% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 203 267 228
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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 -3 23 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Bridgend -6 1 £27,500 -24.65%
Caerphilly - 1 £70,000 -
OSPF
Wales

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 49 (98.00%) BGP
3 38 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (62.00%) VRRP
5 28 (56.00%) Firewall
5 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
6 24 (48.00%) CCNA
7 23 (46.00%) Ethernet
7 23 (46.00%) Broadband
7 23 (46.00%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (44.00%) DHCP
8 22 (44.00%) EIGRP
8 22 (44.00%) Telecoms
9 21 (42.00%) Wireless
10 20 (40.00%) 802.1X
11 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
11 19 (38.00%) CCNP
12 18 (36.00%) HP
12 18 (36.00%) RIP
12 18 (36.00%) SNMP
12 18 (36.00%) C#
12 18 (36.00%) PHP
12 18 (36.00%) Linux
12 18 (36.00%) Computer Science
12 18 (36.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 18 (36.00%) Degree
13 16 (32.00%) GPON
13 16 (32.00%) F5
13 16 (32.00%) Back Office
13 16 (32.00%) 802.11

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (36.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (98.00%) BGP
2 31 (62.00%) VRRP
3 28 (56.00%) Firewall
4 23 (46.00%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (46.00%) Broadband
4 23 (46.00%) Ethernet
5 22 (44.00%) DHCP
5 22 (44.00%) EIGRP
6 21 (42.00%) Wireless
7 18 (36.00%) RIP
7 18 (36.00%) SNMP
8 16 (32.00%) 802.11
8 16 (32.00%) GPON
9 14 (28.00%) MPLS
10 13 (26.00%) VLAN
10 13 (26.00%) HSRP
11 10 (20.00%) VPN
12 9 (18.00%) DNS
12 9 (18.00%) IPv6
12 9 (18.00%) Internet
General
1 22 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (32.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (36.00%) NOC Engineer
2 18 (36.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 1 (2.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) 802.1X
2 13 (26.00%) CSS
3 2 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (18.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (14.00%) Network Management
3 5 (10.00%) Product Management
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.00%) Change Management
4 4 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) C#
1 18 (36.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (48.00%) CCNA
3 19 (38.00%) CCNP
4 18 (36.00%) Degree
5 5 (10.00%) SAP Certification
6 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) CCIE
8 1 (2.00%) CCSA
8 1 (2.00%) CCSE
8 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) OpenView
1 5 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (36.00%) HP
4 16 (32.00%) F5
5 13 (26.00%) ProCurve
6 10 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (12.00%) VMware
8 5 (10.00%) SAP
8 5 (10.00%) SonicWALL
8 5 (10.00%) Remedy
8 5 (10.00%) 3Com
8 5 (10.00%) Nortel
8 5 (10.00%) Citrix
8 5 (10.00%) Juniper
8 5 (10.00%) BMC
8 5 (10.00%) Nokia
8 5 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 4 (8.00%) Siemens
9 4 (8.00%) Avaya
10 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: 9 days ago