The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 53 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.24% 0.99% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 6.25% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Median salary £50,000 £26,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -52.72%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £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
89 80 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 21.39% 15.90% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78 73 131
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of job ads across the Swindon region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Swindon region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) VLAN
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Information Security
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) WLAN
6 2 (25.00%) MPLS
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 2 (25.00%) CCDP
6 2 (25.00%) Network Design
6 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (25.00%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) VLAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) WLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Intelligent Network
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Services Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Contingency Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCDP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
3 1 (12.50%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) VMware