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

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 52 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.49% 1.55% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.08% 9.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Median salary £52,500 £32,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.06% -  
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 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 49 81 114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 11.92% 15.73% 19.79%
Number of salaries quoted 44 75 105
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% -15.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in 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

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 Swindon region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper

OSPF
Co-occurring 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 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Expert
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) LAN Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper