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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 86 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.79% 1.71% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 9.46% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 17
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £48,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £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
231 222 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.30% 18.05% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 203 202 228
Median salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 26 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 4 £35,250 -25.78% 1
Torfaen - 4 £35,000 -
Newport - 1 £30,000 -
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Wales

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 15 (100.00%) BGP
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) MPLS
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) F5
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 5 (33.33%) Internet
7 5 (33.33%) Juniper
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) IPsec
8 4 (26.67%) FTP
8 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (26.67%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (26.67%) Office 365
9 3 (20.00%) VLAN
9 3 (20.00%) HSRP
9 3 (20.00%) IPv4
9 3 (20.00%) IPv6

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) MPLS
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) FTP
6 4 (26.67%) IPsec
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (20.00%) HSRP
7 3 (20.00%) IPv4
7 3 (20.00%) IPv6
7 3 (20.00%) VLAN
7 3 (20.00%) VRRP
8 2 (13.33%) RIP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior IT Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Server Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Switch Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CCNP
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCDA
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) F5
3 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) ZTE
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