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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 85 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 19 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.41% 0.96% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.71% 4.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 0
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
283 273 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.04% 21.77% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 250 243 175
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +16.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 17 £42,500 - 2
North Wales - 2 £46,250 -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) BGP
2 21 (91.30%) Firewall
3 19 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (69.57%) CCNP
4 16 (69.57%) CheckPoint
4 16 (69.57%) WAN
4 16 (69.57%) LAN
4 16 (69.57%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (60.87%) MPLS
6 13 (56.52%) F5
7 11 (47.83%) RIP
7 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (43.48%) VPN
8 10 (43.48%) MS Office
9 8 (34.78%) Windows
9 8 (34.78%) Linux
9 8 (34.78%) CCNA
9 8 (34.78%) VMware
9 8 (34.78%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (34.78%) Network Design
10 7 (30.43%) VLAN
10 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
10 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
11 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
11 6 (26.09%) CCIE
11 6 (26.09%) Juniper
11 6 (26.09%) Internet
11 6 (26.09%) SonicWALL
12 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
3 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) BGP
2 21 (91.30%) Firewall
3 16 (69.57%) WAN
3 16 (69.57%) LAN
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (60.87%) MPLS
5 11 (47.83%) RIP
6 10 (43.48%) VPN
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (30.43%) VLAN
9 6 (26.09%) Internet
10 5 (21.74%) VPLS
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (17.39%) IPv4
11 4 (17.39%) IPv6
11 4 (17.39%) EIGRP
12 3 (13.04%) IPsec
12 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Welsh Language
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) Security Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Escalation Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Network Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Support
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Network Support
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Statistics
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
1 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
2 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Network Design
2 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Network Management
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.70%) AWK
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (69.57%) CCNP
3 8 (34.78%) CCNA
4 6 (26.09%) CCIE
5 5 (21.74%) CCSE
5 5 (21.74%) JNCIS
6 3 (13.04%) CCIP
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (8.70%) CCDP
7 2 (8.70%) Degree
8 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.35%) CCDA
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.35%) CCSP
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (4.35%) OpenView
1 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) CheckPoint
3 13 (56.52%) F5
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 6 (26.09%) Juniper
6 6 (26.09%) SonicWALL
7 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
7 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
7 5 (21.74%) Aruba
7 5 (21.74%) McAfee
7 5 (21.74%) Websense
7 5 (21.74%) Lumension
8 3 (13.04%) Nokia
9 2 (8.70%) NetApp
9 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
10 1 (4.35%) 3Com
10 1 (4.35%) Remedy
10 1 (4.35%) Dell
10 1 (4.35%) Nortel
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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