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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 114 130
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.28% 0.12% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 0.67% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Median salary £29,500 £37,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.33% -42.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 261 299 360
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 14.38% 18.65% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 213 243 319
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) VLAN
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
4 7 (70.00%) WLAN
4 7 (70.00%) WAN
4 7 (70.00%) CCNP
4 7 (70.00%) Network Security
4 7 (70.00%) MPLS
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (60.00%) F5
5 6 (60.00%) Network Management
5 6 (60.00%) Wireless
5 6 (60.00%) BGP
5 6 (60.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (60.00%) VPN
5 6 (60.00%) Juniper
6 5 (50.00%) IPsec
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (40.00%) Aruba
7 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
7 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (40.00%) Migration
7 4 (40.00%) TACACS
7 4 (40.00%) BIG-IP

OSPF
Co-occurring 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 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (90.00%) VLAN
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (70.00%) MPLS
4 7 (70.00%) Network Security
4 7 (70.00%) WAN
4 7 (70.00%) WLAN
5 6 (60.00%) BGP
5 6 (60.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (60.00%) VPN
5 6 (60.00%) Wireless
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (50.00%) IPsec
7 4 (40.00%) BIG-IP
7 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
7 4 (40.00%) SMTP
7 4 (40.00%) SNMP
7 4 (40.00%) SSL
7 4 (40.00%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Brocade Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) BYOD
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Adaptive Security
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCIE
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCENT
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Aruba
3 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Brocade
5 2 (20.00%) Infoblox
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee
5 2 (20.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya
6 1 (10.00%) Polycom