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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 74 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.86% 0.33% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.47% 1.65% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +24.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,000 £50,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.06%

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
128 243 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.76% 20.05% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 120 214 227
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,200
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +15 5 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Bridgend - 2 - -
OSPF
Wales

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) MPLS
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 14 (93.33%) VPN
3 13 (86.67%) DNS
3 13 (86.67%) LAN
3 13 (86.67%) WAN
3 13 (86.67%) Internet
3 13 (86.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (73.33%) CCNP
5 10 (66.67%) DHCP
5 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
6 9 (60.00%) BIG-IP
6 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (60.00%) Unified Communications
7 8 (53.33%) Avaya
7 8 (53.33%) Banking
7 8 (53.33%) Finance
8 6 (40.00%) Firewall
8 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (40.00%) Juniper
9 4 (26.67%) IPv4
9 4 (26.67%) IPv6
9 4 (26.67%) FTP
9 4 (26.67%) IPsec
9 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 15 (100.00%) MPLS
2 14 (93.33%) VPN
3 13 (86.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (86.67%) DNS
3 13 (86.67%) Internet
3 13 (86.67%) LAN
3 13 (86.67%) WAN
4 10 (66.67%) DHCP
5 9 (60.00%) BIG-IP
5 9 (60.00%) Unified Communications
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) FTP
7 4 (26.67%) IPsec
7 4 (26.67%) IPv4
7 4 (26.67%) IPv6
8 2 (13.33%) RIP
8 2 (13.33%) SNMP
8 2 (13.33%) SSL
General
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
1 9 (60.00%) Network Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Network Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CCNP
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) BladeLogic
1 2 (13.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (53.33%) Avaya
3 6 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Aruba
4 2 (13.33%) BMC
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
4 2 (13.33%) Nortel
4 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
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