The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 92 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.55% 0.092% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 0.45% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £43,750 £57,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +41.97%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
260 220 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.85% 20.22% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 241 191 133
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Wiltshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Swindon +5 4 £41,250 -28.26%
Chippenham - 1 £47,500 -
OSPF
South West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (83.33%) Firewall
4 18 (75.00%) CCNA
5 17 (70.83%) TCP/IP
6 16 (66.67%) Wireless
6 16 (66.67%) Network Management
7 13 (54.17%) VLAN
7 13 (54.17%) Linux
7 13 (54.17%) MPLS
7 13 (54.17%) BGP
8 12 (50.00%) Juniper
8 12 (50.00%) VPN
8 12 (50.00%) VMware
9 11 (45.83%) Service Delivery
9 11 (45.83%) Change Management
9 11 (45.83%) Ethernet
9 11 (45.83%) Dell
10 10 (41.67%) RIP
11 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
12 7 (29.17%) SSL
12 7 (29.17%) IPsec
13 6 (25.00%) DNS
13 6 (25.00%) ITIL
13 6 (25.00%) LAN
13 6 (25.00%) WAN
13 6 (25.00%) CCNP
13 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (20.83%) Multicast
14 5 (20.83%) Spanning Tree

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 17 (70.83%) TCP/IP
3 16 (66.67%) Wireless
4 13 (54.17%) BGP
4 13 (54.17%) MPLS
4 13 (54.17%) VLAN
5 12 (50.00%) VPN
6 11 (45.83%) Ethernet
7 10 (41.67%) RIP
8 7 (29.17%) IPsec
8 7 (29.17%) SSL
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (25.00%) DNS
9 6 (25.00%) LAN
9 6 (25.00%) WAN
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (20.83%) DHCP
10 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
10 5 (20.83%) H.323
10 5 (20.83%) VPLS
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Network Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Network Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Voice Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Network Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Network Management
2 11 (45.83%) Change Management
2 11 (45.83%) Service Delivery
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.50%) Presales
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) People Management
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (75.00%) CCNA
3 6 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Juniper
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (45.83%) Dell
4 5 (20.83%) Avaya
5 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Brocade
7 1 (4.17%) Nokia
7 1 (4.17%) Nortel
7 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds