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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 100 94
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 10 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.91% 0.50% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 2.82% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 6
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 178 248 339
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 16.14% 17.74% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 152 218 263
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +14 7 £42,500 -2.85% 1
West Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
OSPF
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wales region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) BGP
2 19 (90.48%) MPLS
3 18 (85.71%) DNS
4 17 (80.95%) LAN
4 17 (80.95%) WAN
5 15 (71.43%) CheckPoint
5 15 (71.43%) F5
6 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (66.67%) CCNP
6 14 (66.67%) Firewall
7 13 (61.90%) VPN
7 13 (61.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (57.14%) Internet
9 11 (52.38%) IPsec
10 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
11 8 (38.10%) Juniper
11 8 (38.10%) DHCP
12 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
12 7 (33.33%) SNMP
12 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
13 6 (28.57%) Unified Communications
13 6 (28.57%) HSRP
13 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
13 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
13 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
13 6 (28.57%) FTP

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) BGP
2 19 (90.48%) MPLS
3 18 (85.71%) DNS
4 17 (80.95%) LAN
4 17 (80.95%) WAN
5 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (66.67%) Firewall
6 13 (61.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (61.90%) VPN
7 12 (57.14%) Internet
8 11 (52.38%) IPsec
9 8 (38.10%) DHCP
10 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
10 7 (33.33%) SNMP
11 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
11 6 (28.57%) FTP
11 6 (28.57%) HSRP
11 6 (28.57%) IPv4
11 6 (28.57%) IPv6
11 6 (28.57%) Unified Communications
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 6 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 6 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (23.81%) Change Control
3 5 (23.81%) Coaching
3 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Network Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Statistics
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) CCNP
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCDP
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) BladeLogic
1 2 (9.52%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 15 (71.43%) F5
3 8 (38.10%) Juniper
4 5 (23.81%) Avaya
4 5 (23.81%) Sun
5 2 (9.52%) Aruba
5 2 (9.52%) BMC
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
5 2 (9.52%) Nortel
5 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.52%) Remedy
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
6 1 (4.76%) Sourcefire
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