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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 95 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.85% 1.22% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 7.21% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 8
Median salary £67,500 £47,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% +21.79%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
171 222 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.23% 16.88% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 131 201 214
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -8 9 £67,500 +42.10%
West Wales - 2 £46,250 -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 14 (77.78%) CCNP
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (72.22%) MPLS
5 12 (66.67%) DNS
5 12 (66.67%) LAN
5 12 (66.67%) WAN
6 11 (61.11%) VPN
6 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
6 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
6 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (61.11%) F5
7 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (55.56%) Unified Communications
7 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (55.56%) Finance
7 10 (55.56%) Banking
7 10 (55.56%) BIG-IP
7 10 (55.56%) Internet
7 10 (55.56%) Avaya
7 10 (55.56%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) Office 365
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 3 (16.67%) SNMP
9 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 3 (16.67%) Network Security
9 3 (16.67%) Firewall

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (72.22%) MPLS
3 12 (66.67%) DNS
3 12 (66.67%) LAN
3 12 (66.67%) WAN
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (61.11%) VPN
5 10 (55.56%) BIG-IP
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (55.56%) DHCP
5 10 (55.56%) Internet
5 10 (55.56%) Unified Communications
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) Network Security
7 3 (16.67%) SNMP
8 2 (11.11%) IPsec
8 2 (11.11%) SONET
8 2 (11.11%) VPLS
General
1 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Architect
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Network Architect
1 10 (55.56%) Network Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior IT Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Server Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Switch Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (11.11%) Change Control
1 2 (11.11%) Coaching
1 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
1 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Network Management
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) CCNP
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCDP
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
2 11 (61.11%) F5
3 10 (55.56%) Avaya
4 2 (11.11%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Aruba
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Nortel
5 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds