The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 82 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 25 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.79% 1.19% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.16% 6.37% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 18
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
273 251 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.60% 18.69% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 242 212 244
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,523
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +17 25 £35,000 -6.66% 1
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
1 40 (100.00%) BGP
2 30 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (70.00%) Firewall
4 24 (60.00%) VRRP
5 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (47.50%) EIGRP
7 18 (45.00%) RIP
7 18 (45.00%) CCNP
7 18 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (42.50%) HP
8 17 (42.50%) Ethernet
8 17 (42.50%) Wireless
9 16 (40.00%) CCNA
9 16 (40.00%) Broadband
10 14 (35.00%) F5
11 13 (32.50%) HSRP
11 13 (32.50%) ProCurve
11 13 (32.50%) VLAN
11 13 (32.50%) CSS
12 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
12 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
13 11 (27.50%) C#
13 11 (27.50%) PHP
13 11 (27.50%) Linux
13 11 (27.50%) DHCP
13 11 (27.50%) SNMP
13 11 (27.50%) Degree
13 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
13 11 (27.50%) MS PowerPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 4 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (27.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (100.00%) BGP
2 28 (70.00%) Firewall
3 24 (60.00%) VRRP
4 19 (47.50%) EIGRP
5 18 (45.00%) RIP
5 18 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (42.50%) Ethernet
6 17 (42.50%) Wireless
7 16 (40.00%) Broadband
8 13 (32.50%) VLAN
8 13 (32.50%) HSRP
9 11 (27.50%) DHCP
9 11 (27.50%) SNMP
10 10 (25.00%) IPv6
10 10 (25.00%) MPLS
11 9 (22.50%) 802.11
11 9 (22.50%) BIG-IP
11 9 (22.50%) Spanning Tree
11 9 (22.50%) GPON
11 9 (22.50%) NetScaler
General
1 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (22.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) NOC Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Architect
3 9 (22.50%) Network Architect
4 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Field Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (22.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
1 9 (22.50%) Product Management
2 5 (12.50%) Network Management
3 4 (10.00%) Change Management
3 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) C#
1 11 (27.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (45.00%) CCNP
3 16 (40.00%) CCNA
4 11 (27.50%) Degree
5 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) SAP Certification
7 2 (5.00%) CCIE
8 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) OpenView
1 5 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (42.50%) HP
4 14 (35.00%) F5
5 13 (32.50%) ProCurve
6 9 (22.50%) SolarWinds
6 9 (22.50%) Citrix
7 5 (12.50%) Nortel
7 5 (12.50%) BMC
7 5 (12.50%) Nokia
7 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 5 (12.50%) Remedy
7 5 (12.50%) 3Com
7 5 (12.50%) VMware
7 5 (12.50%) SonicWALL
8 4 (10.00%) Siemens
8 4 (10.00%) SAP
8 4 (10.00%) Avaya
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) Dell
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago