The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 163 125 139
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +14
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 50 102 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 2.00% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.50% 7.58% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35 61 70
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,050
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1112 1345 1788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.76% 26.36% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 823 931 988
Median salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Berkshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Berkshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -13 29 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Bracknell 0 6 £49,750 +42.14%
Newbury +1 5 £27,500 -26.66%
Slough +18 4 £52,500 -16.00%
Maidenhead -13 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 117 (90.00%) MPLS
2 116 (89.23%) BGP
3 114 (87.69%) Cisco
4 101 (77.69%) Juniper
5 85 (65.38%) Firewall
6 81 (62.31%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (56.92%) VPN
8 64 (49.23%) TCP/IP
9 63 (48.46%) CCNP
10 58 (44.62%) F5
11 55 (42.31%) WAN
12 45 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
13 43 (33.08%) EIGRP
14 37 (28.46%) Data Centre
15 35 (26.92%) Multicast
16 33 (25.38%) Network Security
16 33 (25.38%) Wireless
16 33 (25.38%) SSL
17 32 (24.62%) CheckPoint
17 32 (24.62%) LAN
17 32 (24.62%) Telecoms
18 29 (22.31%) IPsec
18 29 (22.31%) BIG-IP
19 28 (21.54%) VRRP
19 28 (21.54%) CCIE
20 27 (20.77%) Network Design
21 25 (19.23%) VLAN
21 25 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
22 22 (16.92%) Brocade
22 22 (16.92%) NetScout

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.08%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.31%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
2 6 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 117 (90.00%) MPLS
2 116 (89.23%) BGP
3 85 (65.38%) Firewall
4 74 (56.92%) VPN
5 64 (49.23%) TCP/IP
6 55 (42.31%) WAN
7 45 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (33.08%) EIGRP
9 35 (26.92%) Multicast
10 33 (25.38%) Network Security
10 33 (25.38%) SSL
10 33 (25.38%) Wireless
11 32 (24.62%) LAN
12 29 (22.31%) BIG-IP
12 29 (22.31%) IPsec
13 28 (21.54%) VRRP
14 25 (19.23%) VLAN
15 22 (16.92%) Wireshark
16 21 (16.15%) tcpdump
17 20 (15.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.77%) MySQL
General
1 32 (24.62%) Telecoms
2 17 (13.08%) Manufacturing
3 11 (8.46%) Finance
4 10 (7.69%) Marketing
5 3 (2.31%) German Language
6 2 (1.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.77%) Billing
7 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (60.77%) Network Engineer
2 40 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 36 (27.69%) Network Support
3 36 (27.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 24 (18.46%) Security Engineer
5 23 (17.69%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (14.62%) Switch Engineer
7 14 (10.77%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (10.00%) IP Engineer
8 13 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
8 13 (10.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 13 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
9 11 (8.46%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (8.46%) Design Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) Consultant
10 9 (6.92%) Ericsson Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) Network Consultant
11 8 (6.15%) Cisco Consultant
11 8 (6.15%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 8 (6.15%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.15%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.46%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.15%) Linux
2 11 (8.46%) Windows
3 8 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.08%) Unix
5 1 (0.77%) CentOS
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.77%) Network Design
2 25 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
3 21 (16.15%) Change Management
4 17 (13.08%) ITIL
5 16 (12.31%) Network Management
6 12 (9.23%) Load Balancing
6 12 (9.23%) Migration
7 11 (8.46%) Presales
7 11 (8.46%) Project Management
8 10 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.92%) High Availability
9 9 (6.92%) Network Architecture
10 8 (6.15%) Data Security
10 8 (6.15%) Network Load Balancing
10 8 (6.15%) Problem Management
10 8 (6.15%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.15%) Trend Analysis
11 7 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (4.62%) Change Control
12 6 (4.62%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.15%) Shell Script
2 4 (3.08%) Perl
3 3 (2.31%) Python
4 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (62.31%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (48.46%) CCNP
3 28 (21.54%) CCIE
4 16 (12.31%) CCNA
5 11 (8.46%) CCIP
5 11 (8.46%) CCSP
6 10 (7.69%) Degree
7 9 (6.92%) CCVP
8 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.31%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.77%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.31%) SAS 70
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) Firmware
2 7 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.77%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (4.62%) Cacti
2 6 (4.62%) Nagios
2 6 (4.62%) SmokePing
3 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 114 (87.69%) Cisco
2 101 (77.69%) Juniper
3 58 (44.62%) F5
4 32 (24.62%) CheckPoint
5 22 (16.92%) Brocade
5 22 (16.92%) NetScout
6 19 (14.62%) Palo Alto
7 16 (12.31%) SolarWinds
8 12 (9.23%) Huawei
9 11 (8.46%) Blue Coat
10 10 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 9 (6.92%) Ericsson
11 9 (6.92%) Redback
12 8 (6.15%) Aruba
12 8 (6.15%) HP
13 7 (5.38%) VMware
14 6 (4.62%) Riverbed
14 6 (4.62%) Stonesoft
15 5 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
16 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
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