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

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK / Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 94 83
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.40% 0.62% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 3.28% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 20
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £43,000 £75,000
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 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 145 244 310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.47% 18.94% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 135 208 274
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +9 2 £32,750 -6.42%
Mid Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £50,000 -
OSPF
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
3 11 (84.62%) DNS
4 10 (76.92%) LAN
4 10 (76.92%) WAN
4 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
4 10 (76.92%) Load Balancing
4 10 (76.92%) F5
5 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (69.23%) MPLS
6 8 (61.54%) IPsec
6 8 (61.54%) VPN
6 8 (61.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
7 7 (53.85%) Juniper
8 6 (46.15%) Internet
8 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (46.15%) IPv4
8 6 (46.15%) IPv6
8 6 (46.15%) CCNP
8 6 (46.15%) FTP
8 6 (46.15%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (38.46%) SNMP
10 4 (30.77%) DHCP
10 4 (30.77%) CCNA
11 3 (23.08%) Migration
11 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
11 3 (23.08%) Ethernet

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 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
3 11 (84.62%) DNS
4 10 (76.92%) LAN
4 10 (76.92%) WAN
5 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (69.23%) MPLS
6 8 (61.54%) IPsec
6 8 (61.54%) VPN
7 6 (46.15%) FTP
7 6 (46.15%) Internet
7 6 (46.15%) IPv4
7 6 (46.15%) IPv6
8 5 (38.46%) SNMP
9 4 (30.77%) DHCP
10 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
10 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
10 3 (23.08%) HSRP
11 2 (15.38%) Multicast
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Network Design
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNP
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCDP
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
2 10 (76.92%) F5
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) Sun
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Aruba
5 1 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Nortel
5 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire