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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 93 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.69% 0.47% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 2.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
260 209 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.08% 16.24% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 227 191 192
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £47,850 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 December 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 +4 9 £38,750 -22.50% 1
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 22 (95.65%) Cisco
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (95.65%) BGP
2 21 (91.30%) WAN
3 19 (82.61%) LAN
4 18 (78.26%) CCNP
5 17 (73.91%) Firewall
6 16 (69.57%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (60.87%) CheckPoint
8 13 (56.52%) MPLS
8 13 (56.52%) F5
9 12 (52.17%) Network Design
10 11 (47.83%) VPN
11 10 (43.48%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (39.13%) RIP
12 9 (39.13%) CCIE
12 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
12 9 (39.13%) Windows
13 8 (34.78%) Linux
13 8 (34.78%) Juniper
14 6 (26.09%) VMware
14 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat
14 6 (26.09%) CCSE
14 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
14 6 (26.09%) SonicWALL
14 6 (26.09%) JNCIS
14 6 (26.09%) Lumension
14 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
14 6 (26.09%) Aruba
14 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (13.04%) Apache
1 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) BGP
2 21 (91.30%) WAN
3 19 (82.61%) LAN
4 17 (73.91%) Firewall
5 16 (69.57%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (56.52%) MPLS
7 11 (47.83%) VPN
8 10 (43.48%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (39.13%) RIP
10 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
10 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (21.74%) SNMP
12 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
12 4 (17.39%) Internet
12 4 (17.39%) DNS
12 4 (17.39%) DHCP
12 4 (17.39%) VLAN
12 4 (17.39%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 5 (21.74%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (26.09%) Escalation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Network Design
2 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
3 5 (21.74%) Network Management
4 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Marketing
7 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) AWK
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (78.26%) CCNP
3 9 (39.13%) CCIE
4 6 (26.09%) CCSE
4 6 (26.09%) JNCIS
4 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 4 (17.39%) CCIP
6 2 (8.70%) CCDA
6 2 (8.70%) CCDP
7 1 (4.35%) CCSP
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) CheckPoint
3 13 (56.52%) F5
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Juniper
6 6 (26.09%) Lumension
6 6 (26.09%) SonicWALL
6 6 (26.09%) Aruba
6 6 (26.09%) McAfee
6 6 (26.09%) Websense
6 6 (26.09%) VMware
6 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat
7 3 (13.04%) NetApp
7 3 (13.04%) Nokia
7 3 (13.04%) EMC
8 2 (8.70%) Dell
8 2 (8.70%) Brocade
9 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.35%) IBM
9 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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