The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South West / Bristol
Rank 125 123 113
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.28% 0.65% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 4.30% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 15
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £47,500 £65,000
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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 245 279 319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 13.52% 15.06% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 184 238 286
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

OSPF
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Bristol

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bristol region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
4 5 (55.56%) RIP
4 5 (55.56%) BGP
4 5 (55.56%) VLAN
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) WLAN
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (33.33%) Adaptive Security
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Network Management
6 3 (33.33%) Junos
6 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (33.33%) Intel Security
6 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) ADSL
6 3 (33.33%) NFS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) BGP
4 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
4 5 (55.56%) RIP
4 5 (55.56%) VLAN
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) WLAN
6 3 (33.33%) ADSL
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
6 3 (33.33%) Junos
6 3 (33.33%) VPLS
6 3 (33.33%) VRRP
6 3 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Brocade Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) BYOD
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Adaptive Security
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCENT
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (11.11%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Brocade
3 3 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
4 1 (11.11%) Polycom
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