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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 80 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 20 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.64% 0.099% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 0.49% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 12
Average salary £39,000 - £33,750
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 - £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
344 204 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.27% 20.14% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 278 170 227
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
(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
Caerphilly - 7 £75,000 -
Cardiff - 6 £39,000 -
Bridgend +5 4 £30,000 - 3
Newport - 3 - -
OSPF
Wales

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 31 (100.00%) BGP
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco
3 26 (83.87%) Firewall
4 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (58.06%) CCNP
6 17 (54.84%) F5
7 16 (51.61%) EIGRP
7 16 (51.61%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (48.39%) RIP
9 14 (45.16%) MPLS
9 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
10 12 (38.71%) IPv6
10 12 (38.71%) Spanning Tree
11 11 (35.48%) HP
11 11 (35.48%) Wireless
12 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
12 10 (32.26%) VRRP
13 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
13 9 (29.03%) CCNA
13 9 (29.03%) Citrix
13 9 (29.03%) VPN
13 9 (29.03%) VLAN
13 9 (29.03%) BIG-IP
13 9 (29.03%) Product Management
13 9 (29.03%) SolarWinds
13 9 (29.03%) NetScaler
13 9 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (29.03%) HSRP
13 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (25.81%) Network Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (12.90%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) BGP
2 26 (83.87%) Firewall
3 16 (51.61%) EIGRP
3 16 (51.61%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (48.39%) RIP
5 14 (45.16%) MPLS
6 12 (38.71%) IPv6
6 12 (38.71%) Spanning Tree
7 11 (35.48%) Wireless
8 10 (32.26%) VRRP
9 9 (29.03%) NetScaler
9 9 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (29.03%) HSRP
9 9 (29.03%) BIG-IP
9 9 (29.03%) VLAN
9 9 (29.03%) VPN
10 8 (25.81%) WAN
10 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
10 8 (25.81%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (19.35%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Architect
2 10 (32.26%) Network Architect
3 9 (29.03%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Escalation Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
2 9 (29.03%) Product Management
3 8 (25.81%) Network Management
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Network Design
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Marketing
7 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C#
1 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (58.06%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) CCNA
4 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) SAP Certification
5 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.68%) JNCIS
7 2 (6.45%) CCSE
8 1 (3.23%) Degree
8 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Firmware
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) OpenView
1 4 (12.90%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (12.90%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) F5
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (35.48%) HP
5 9 (29.03%) Citrix
5 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
5 9 (29.03%) SolarWinds
6 7 (22.58%) VMware
6 7 (22.58%) ProCurve
7 6 (19.35%) Nokia
7 6 (19.35%) SonicWALL
8 5 (16.13%) Juniper
9 4 (12.90%) BMC
9 4 (12.90%) Avaya
9 4 (12.90%) Remedy
9 4 (12.90%) SAP
9 4 (12.90%) Nortel
9 4 (12.90%) 3Com
9 4 (12.90%) Siemens
10 3 (9.68%) Dell
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Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 19 days ago