Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 101 77
Rank change year-on-year +31 -24 +13
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.74% 0.73% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 4.85% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 38
Cardiff median annual salary £35,250 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.78% +42.11% -13.64%
10th Percentile £23,000 £66,250 £35,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £35,250 £67,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -47.78% +42.11% +21.79%

OSPF is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 142 206 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.53% 15.03% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 132 179 255
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26,025 £22,000 £24,400
90th Percentile £54,875 £68,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Cardiff

OSPF
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Cardiff

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Cardiff over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) 802.11
3 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) GPON
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) 802.11
3 2 (33.33%) Broadband
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) GPON
3 2 (33.33%) IGRP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) RSVP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) VRRP
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware