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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 81 101 76
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 21 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.57% 0.39% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.27% 2.20% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 23
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
335 227 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.04% 17.53% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 288 188 240
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 21 £35,000 - 5
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) BGP
2 26 (86.67%) Firewall
3 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (56.67%) EIGRP
4 17 (56.67%) CCNP
5 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (46.67%) HP
6 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 14 (46.67%) RIP
6 14 (46.67%) Wireless
7 13 (43.33%) VRRP
7 13 (43.33%) F5
8 12 (40.00%) VLAN
9 11 (36.67%) Spanning Tree
10 10 (33.33%) HSRP
10 10 (33.33%) ProCurve
10 10 (33.33%) MPLS
10 10 (33.33%) IPv6
10 10 (33.33%) CCNA
10 10 (33.33%) CSS
11 9 (30.00%) Citrix
11 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
11 9 (30.00%) BIG-IP
11 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
11 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
11 9 (30.00%) Product Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (13.33%) Lync
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) BGP
2 26 (86.67%) Firewall
3 17 (56.67%) EIGRP
4 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (46.67%) RIP
5 14 (46.67%) Wireless
6 13 (43.33%) VRRP
7 12 (40.00%) VLAN
8 11 (36.67%) Spanning Tree
9 10 (33.33%) HSRP
9 10 (33.33%) MPLS
9 10 (33.33%) IPv6
10 9 (30.00%) BIG-IP
10 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
10 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (26.67%) Ethernet
12 7 (23.33%) VPN
12 7 (23.33%) Broadband
13 6 (20.00%) ISDN
13 6 (20.00%) ADSL
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Network Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Statistics
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (30.00%) Product Management
2 6 (20.00%) Network Management
3 4 (13.33%) Change Management
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C#
1 3 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (56.67%) CCNP
3 10 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) SAP Certification
5 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) OpenView
1 4 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (13.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) HP
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) F5
4 10 (33.33%) ProCurve
5 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
6 7 (23.33%) VMware
7 6 (20.00%) Nokia
7 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (13.33%) SAP
8 4 (13.33%) Siemens
8 4 (13.33%) Remedy
8 4 (13.33%) Nortel
8 4 (13.33%) Avaya
8 4 (13.33%) 3Com
8 4 (13.33%) BMC
8 4 (13.33%) SonicWALL
9 3 (10.00%) Dell
10 2 (6.67%) EMC
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TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Car allowance,bonus,training
Posted: 3 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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