The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 54 62 70
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.48% 1.88% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 7.24% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 1
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% -30.43%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 68 152 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 16.39% 25.98% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56 140 57
Median salary £32,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.68% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £54,290
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

OSPF
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Swindon

OSPF
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 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 Swindon region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds