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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 96 85 99
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.45% 1.52% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 6.00% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 3
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -16.47%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
OSPF
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
229 350 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.05% 25.36% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 196 293 190
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

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

OSPF Salary Histogram in Wales

OSPF
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -13 6 £37,500 +5.63% 1
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) MPLS
3 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (80.00%) IPsec
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) LAN
5 6 (60.00%) WAN
5 6 (60.00%) F5
6 5 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (50.00%) CCNA
6 5 (50.00%) Internet
7 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (40.00%) Juniper
7 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (40.00%) DHCP
7 4 (40.00%) VPN
7 4 (40.00%) FTP
7 4 (40.00%) VPLS
7 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (30.00%) Network Management
8 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
8 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) MPLS
3 8 (80.00%) IPsec
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) LAN
5 6 (60.00%) WAN
6 5 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (50.00%) Internet
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (40.00%) DHCP
7 4 (40.00%) FTP
7 4 (40.00%) VPLS
7 4 (40.00%) VPN
8 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (30.00%) IPv4
8 3 (30.00%) IPv6
8 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (30.00%) Wireless
9 2 (20.00%) Junos
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCDA
3 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (10.00%) ZTE
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