Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 56 41
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 2.36% 1.11% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 9.09% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Swansea median annual salary £45,105 £55,242 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.35% +19.44% -
10th Percentile £38,819 £52,539 £41,875
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,946 £51,625
West Wales median annual salary £45,105 £55,242 £46,250
% change year-on-year -18.35% +19.44% -

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 Swansea with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Swansea
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 41 44 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 16.14% 12.22% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 5
Swansea median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -13.51%
10th Percentile £33,122 £35,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,946 £49,000
West Wales median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.78% +20.00% +7.14%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Swansea

OSPF
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Swansea

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Swansea over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Swansea

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Swansea region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) ServiceNow
2 5 (83.33%) LogRhythm
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Clearswift
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee
2 5 (83.33%) Nortel
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) RIP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) JNCIP

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) RIP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) IGRP
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CatOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIE
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Clearswift
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) LogRhythm
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee
2 5 (83.33%) Nortel
2 5 (83.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) VMware