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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 98 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.46% 1.73% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 10.08% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 12
Median salary £67,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% -13.63%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
231 248 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.89% 17.15% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 172 230 286
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £23,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -9 6 £67,500 +42.10% 2
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) CCNP
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
6 5 (38.46%) DHCP
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) MPLS
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Banking
7 4 (30.77%) BIG-IP
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
7 4 (30.77%) F5
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (30.77%) Avaya
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
7 4 (30.77%) Internet
7 4 (30.77%) Office 365
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
8 3 (23.08%) VRRP

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) MPLS
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) BIG-IP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
6 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) HSRP
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) VRRP
7 2 (15.38%) RIP
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Network Architect
1 4 (30.77%) IT Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Network Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior IT Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Server Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Server Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Switch Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Avaya
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) ZTE
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