The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - - 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
OSPF
South 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 Torfaen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 31.93% 14.29% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 6 23
Average salary £45,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

OSPF
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Torfaen

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) IGRP
2 2 (66.67%) PPTP
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) IGRP
2 2 (66.67%) PPTP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IBM