The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 94 78 93
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.33% 1.53% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 6.93% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 4
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
240 274 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.54% 22.03% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 201 258 192
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

OSPF
Salary Trend in Wales

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Wales

OSPF
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
North Wales - 3 £42,500 - 1
South Wales -7 1 - -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) RIP
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) CCNP
3 9 (75.00%) EIGRP
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (75.00%) F5
4 7 (58.33%) Change Management
4 7 (58.33%) WhatsUp Gold
4 7 (58.33%) Network Management
4 7 (58.33%) Lync
4 7 (58.33%) Network Security
4 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Statistics
4 7 (58.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (58.33%) SonicWALL
4 7 (58.33%) 3Com
4 7 (58.33%) FDDI
4 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (58.33%) Avaya
4 7 (58.33%) BMC
4 7 (58.33%) Nokia
4 7 (58.33%) Siemens
4 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 7 (58.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) RIP
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) EIGRP
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) Network Security
4 7 (58.33%) FDDI
4 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (58.33%) Internet
4 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
4 7 (58.33%) PPP
4 7 (58.33%) ADSL
4 7 (58.33%) Broadband
4 7 (58.33%) ISDN
4 7 (58.33%) PBX
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) VPLS
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Change Management
1 7 (58.33%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CCNP
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) CCDP
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) WhatsUp Gold
1 7 (58.33%) OpenView
1 7 (58.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) F5
4 7 (58.33%) SonicWALL
4 7 (58.33%) 3Com
4 7 (58.33%) Avaya
4 7 (58.33%) BMC
4 7 (58.33%) Nokia
4 7 (58.33%) Siemens
4 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (58.33%) Nortel
4 7 (58.33%) Remedy
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
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