The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 86 98
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.37% 1.37% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 5.07% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 1
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -30.43%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 159 296 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 19.80% 27.11% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 136 272 152
Median salary £32,500 £39,421 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.55% +1.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,250 £54,290
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing OSPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Wiltshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF in Wiltshire.

Salary trend for OSPF in Wiltshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Wiltshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Swindon +3 2 £36,250 -9.37%
Chippenham +16 1 £45,000 -5.26%
OSPF
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Mitel
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) ADSL
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) ADSL
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) RIP
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Mitel
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper