The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 63 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.54% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 1.00% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +41.97%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 100 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 25.59% 17.09% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 132 73 50
Average salary £38,960 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.42% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,290 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

OSPF
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Swindon

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Swindon

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 13 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (84.62%) CCNA
3 10 (76.92%) Dell
3 10 (76.92%) Ethernet
3 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
3 10 (76.92%) Change Management
3 10 (76.92%) VLAN
3 10 (76.92%) Network Management
4 3 (23.08%) Multicast
4 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (23.08%) VPLS
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (23.08%) IPsec
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) RIP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) SSL
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 13 (100.00%) Wireless
2 10 (76.92%) Ethernet
2 10 (76.92%) VLAN
3 3 (23.08%) BGP
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
3 3 (23.08%) IPsec
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) Multicast
3 3 (23.08%) RIP
3 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (23.08%) SSL
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 3 (23.08%) VPLS
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Change Management
1 10 (76.92%) Network Management
1 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) Dell
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper