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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 98 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.75% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 3.23% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £36,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.05% -26.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £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
254 310 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.77% 23.13% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 226 240 190
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £29,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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
(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 -4 4 £50,000 +36.05% 4
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (96.30%) Cisco
1 26 (96.30%) BGP
2 20 (74.07%) MPLS
3 18 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 17 (62.96%) LAN
4 17 (62.96%) WAN
4 17 (62.96%) DNS
5 16 (59.26%) DHCP
5 16 (59.26%) IPsec
5 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
5 16 (59.26%) 802.1X
6 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
8 11 (40.74%) F5
8 11 (40.74%) VPLS
8 11 (40.74%) Firewall
9 10 (37.04%) Wireless
9 10 (37.04%) Load Balancing
9 10 (37.04%) EIGRP
10 9 (33.33%) Problem Management
10 9 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (33.33%) Capacity Management
10 9 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (29.63%) Network Management
11 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
11 8 (29.63%) IPv6
11 8 (29.63%) CCNP
11 8 (29.63%) CCNA
11 8 (29.63%) VPN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) BGP
2 20 (74.07%) MPLS
3 17 (62.96%) DNS
3 17 (62.96%) LAN
3 17 (62.96%) WAN
4 16 (59.26%) DHCP
4 16 (59.26%) IPsec
5 12 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
6 11 (40.74%) Firewall
6 11 (40.74%) VPLS
7 10 (37.04%) EIGRP
7 10 (37.04%) Wireless
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (29.63%) IPv6
8 8 (29.63%) VPN
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (25.93%) FTP
9 7 (25.93%) Internet
9 7 (25.93%) IPv4
10 6 (22.22%) SNMP
General
1 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Principal Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (22.22%) Driving Licence
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Load Balancing
2 9 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 9 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 8 (29.63%) Network Management
4 7 (25.93%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Product Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C#
1 6 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) CCNA
2 8 (29.63%) CCNP
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) JNCIA
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Certification
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCDA
5 1 (3.70%) CCSA
5 1 (3.70%) CCSE
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) F5
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
4 7 (25.93%) Juniper
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.70%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) Mitel
7 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Peopleworks
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60,000 to £65,000 + Bonus + Excelle
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + shift allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago