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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK / Wales
Rank 85 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.85% 0.29% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 1.59% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +24.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,000 £50,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.06%

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
180 251 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.09% 18.33% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 147 220 245
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +20 7 £42,500 -2.85% 1
West Wales - 2 £50,000 -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) MPLS
1 19 (100.00%) BGP
2 17 (89.47%) DNS
2 17 (89.47%) LAN
2 17 (89.47%) WAN
3 15 (78.95%) CheckPoint
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (78.95%) CCNP
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (78.95%) F5
4 14 (73.68%) VPN
5 13 (68.42%) Internet
5 13 (68.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (52.63%) DHCP
6 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
6 10 (52.63%) Firewall
7 9 (47.37%) BIG-IP
7 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (47.37%) Unified Communications
8 8 (42.11%) IPsec
8 8 (42.11%) Banking
8 8 (42.11%) Finance
8 8 (42.11%) Avaya
9 6 (31.58%) Juniper
9 6 (31.58%) SNMP
9 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
9 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
10 4 (21.05%) VPLS
10 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing

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 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) BGP
1 19 (100.00%) MPLS
2 17 (89.47%) DNS
2 17 (89.47%) LAN
2 17 (89.47%) WAN
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (73.68%) VPN
5 13 (68.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (68.42%) Internet
6 10 (52.63%) DHCP
6 10 (52.63%) Firewall
7 9 (47.37%) BIG-IP
7 9 (47.37%) Unified Communications
8 8 (42.11%) IPsec
9 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
9 6 (31.58%) SNMP
10 4 (21.05%) FTP
10 4 (21.05%) IPv4
10 4 (21.05%) IPv6
10 4 (21.05%) SONET
General
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
1 9 (47.37%) Network Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Network Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (21.05%) Change Control
2 4 (21.05%) Coaching
2 4 (21.05%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) CCNP
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCDP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) BladeLogic
1 2 (10.53%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) CheckPoint
2 15 (78.95%) F5
3 8 (42.11%) Avaya
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) Sun
6 2 (10.53%) Aruba
6 2 (10.53%) BMC
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
6 2 (10.53%) Nortel
6 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
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