Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 138 118
Rank change year-on-year +13 -20 +2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 13 17 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.62% 0.64% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 3.79% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 41
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +42.11% +21.79%
10th Percentile £24,600 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,589 £68,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 390 448 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.74% 16.94% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 333 338 405
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%
10th Percentile £25,800 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £64,500 £55,850
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Wales

OSPF
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Wales

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Wales

OSPF
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +21 8 £35,250 -47.78%
West Wales -8 5 £55,242 +19.44%
OSPF
UK

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

1 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) CCNP
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (76.92%) VPN
4 9 (69.23%) Firewall
5 8 (61.54%) WAN
5 8 (61.54%) MPLS
6 7 (53.85%) DHCP
6 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
6 7 (53.85%) F5
7 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (46.15%) LAN
7 6 (46.15%) Avaya
8 5 (38.46%) CCNA
8 5 (38.46%) DNS
8 5 (38.46%) VMware
9 4 (30.77%) JNCIP
9 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
9 4 (30.77%) Finance
9 4 (30.77%) Clearswift
9 4 (30.77%) SNMP
9 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 4 (30.77%) Linux
9 4 (30.77%) Juniper
9 4 (30.77%) Nortel
9 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
9 4 (30.77%) McAfee
9 4 (30.77%) Business Transformation
9 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) VPN
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) MPLS
4 8 (61.54%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) DHCP
6 6 (46.15%) LAN
7 5 (38.46%) DNS
8 4 (30.77%) SNMP
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
9 3 (23.08%) IGRP
9 3 (23.08%) Network Security
10 2 (15.38%) 802.11
10 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (15.38%) GPON
10 2 (15.38%) RSVP
10 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
10 2 (15.38%) VRRP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Business Transformation
3 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (15.38%) Health Informatics
3 2 (15.38%) Informatics
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CCNP
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) JNCIP
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) F5
3 6 (46.15%) Avaya
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 4 (30.77%) Clearswift
5 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 4 (30.77%) LogRhythm
5 4 (30.77%) McAfee
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Nortel
5 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
5 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat