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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 82 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 20 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.45% 0.33% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 1.74% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 22
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
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
355 230 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.67% 18.91% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 293 192 252
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 £27,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +12 20 £39,000 - 4
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) BGP
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco
3 25 (83.33%) Firewall
4 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (56.67%) CCNP
6 16 (53.33%) EIGRP
6 16 (53.33%) F5
7 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (46.67%) MPLS
8 14 (46.67%) RIP
9 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
10 12 (40.00%) IPv6
10 12 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
11 11 (36.67%) HP
11 11 (36.67%) Wireless
12 10 (33.33%) Load Balancing
12 10 (33.33%) VRRP
13 9 (30.00%) CCNA
13 9 (30.00%) Citrix
13 9 (30.00%) VPN
13 9 (30.00%) BIG-IP
13 9 (30.00%) VLAN
13 9 (30.00%) Product Management
13 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
13 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
13 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (30.00%) HSRP
13 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (26.67%) Network Management
14 8 (26.67%) Ethernet

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) BGP
2 25 (83.33%) Firewall
3 16 (53.33%) EIGRP
4 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (46.67%) MPLS
5 14 (46.67%) RIP
6 12 (40.00%) IPv6
6 12 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
7 11 (36.67%) Wireless
8 10 (33.33%) VRRP
9 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
9 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (30.00%) HSRP
9 9 (30.00%) BIG-IP
9 9 (30.00%) VLAN
9 9 (30.00%) VPN
10 8 (26.67%) Ethernet
11 7 (23.33%) WAN
11 7 (23.33%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (20.00%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 9 (30.00%) Product Management
3 8 (26.67%) Network Management
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Network Design
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Marketing
8 1 (3.33%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (56.67%) CCNP
3 9 (30.00%) CCNA
4 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) SAP Certification
5 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) CCSE
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE
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%) Firmware
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) OpenView
1 4 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (13.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) F5
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) HP
5 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
6 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 7 (23.33%) VMware
7 7 (23.33%) ProCurve
8 6 (20.00%) Nokia
9 5 (16.67%) SonicWALL
10 4 (13.33%) 3Com
10 4 (13.33%) Siemens
10 4 (13.33%) Remedy
10 4 (13.33%) Avaya
10 4 (13.33%) Juniper
10 4 (13.33%) BMC
10 4 (13.33%) SAP
10 4 (13.33%) Nortel
11 3 (10.00%) Dell
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TLP Consultancy Ltd.
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £225 car allowance, bonus, training
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
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