The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 140 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 94 108 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.69% 1.84% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 6.49% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 64 54 80
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £37,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
1503 1664 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.06% 28.34% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 947 1121 1275
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 April 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Berkshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -65 29 £50,000 +6.38% 7
Bracknell +1 8 £52,800 +14.78%
Slough +4 5 £60,000 +77.77%
Maidenhead - 4 £39,000 -
Newbury - 3 £70,000 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 199 (99.00%) BGP
2 182 (90.55%) Cisco
3 152 (75.62%) MPLS
4 124 (61.69%) Cisco Certification
5 106 (52.74%) Juniper
6 96 (47.76%) CCNP
7 93 (46.27%) Firewall
8 76 (37.81%) TCP/IP
9 70 (34.83%) EIGRP
10 62 (30.85%) VPN
11 61 (30.35%) F5
12 59 (29.35%) Network Security
13 55 (27.36%) IPsec
14 49 (24.38%) DNS
15 46 (22.89%) CCIE
15 46 (22.89%) WAN
16 44 (21.89%) VoIP
17 43 (21.39%) VLAN
18 40 (19.90%) Cisco ASA
19 39 (19.40%) Telecoms
20 38 (18.91%) SSL
21 37 (18.41%) Cisco IOS
22 36 (17.91%) CheckPoint
23 35 (17.41%) SNMP
23 35 (17.41%) VMware
24 34 (16.92%) IPv6
24 34 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
25 32 (15.92%) Load Balancing
26 31 (15.42%) LAN
27 30 (14.93%) CCNA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.48%) Apache
1 7 (3.48%) Lync
2 3 (1.49%) MediaWiki
2 3 (1.49%) nginx
2 3 (1.49%) Confluence
3 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (3.98%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.48%) MS Office
2 7 (3.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.49%) SaaS
2 3 (1.49%) IaaS
3 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 199 (99.00%) BGP
2 152 (75.62%) MPLS
3 93 (46.27%) Firewall
4 76 (37.81%) TCP/IP
5 70 (34.83%) EIGRP
6 62 (30.85%) VPN
7 59 (29.35%) Network Security
8 55 (27.36%) IPsec
9 49 (24.38%) DNS
10 46 (22.89%) WAN
11 44 (21.89%) VoIP
12 43 (21.39%) VLAN
13 40 (19.90%) Cisco ASA
14 38 (18.91%) SSL
15 37 (18.41%) Cisco IOS
16 35 (17.41%) SNMP
17 34 (16.92%) IPv6
17 34 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
18 31 (15.42%) LAN
19 29 (14.43%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.98%) MySQL
2 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Subversion
2 3 (1.49%) JIRA
2 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.49%) Hudson
2 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (19.40%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.48%) Finance
3 8 (3.98%) Retail
4 3 (1.49%) Billing
4 3 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (0.50%) Legal
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (52.74%) Network Engineer
2 32 (15.92%) Consultant
3 27 (13.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (8.96%) Network Consultant
5 16 (7.96%) Support Engineer
6 15 (7.46%) Senior Consultant
6 15 (7.46%) Security Engineer
7 13 (6.47%) Network Team Leader
7 13 (6.47%) Architect
7 13 (6.47%) Team Leader
8 12 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (5.97%) IP Engineer
9 11 (5.47%) Voice Engineer
10 10 (4.98%) Technical Design Authority
10 10 (4.98%) Network Support
11 9 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (3.98%) Cisco Engineer
12 8 (3.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (3.98%) Senior Network Consultant
12 8 (3.98%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.49%) Web Services
1 3 (1.49%) LAMP
2 2 (1.00%) RESTful
2 2 (1.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.48%) Smartphone
3 7 (3.48%) Open Source
4 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.49%) Wiki
5 2 (1.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.00%) IVR
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) Statistics
6 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.43%) Linux
2 14 (6.97%) UNIX
3 10 (4.98%) Windows
4 8 (3.98%) Debian
4 8 (3.98%) CentOS
5 5 (2.49%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.49%) Solaris
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.00%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.92%) Load Balancing
2 26 (12.94%) Network Design
3 23 (11.44%) Project Management
4 20 (9.95%) Network Management
5 15 (7.46%) Problem Management
5 15 (7.46%) Mentoring
6 13 (6.47%) ITIL
7 11 (5.47%) Network Architecture
8 9 (4.48%) Migration
9 8 (3.98%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.48%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.48%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.48%) Programme Management
11 6 (2.99%) Change Management
11 6 (2.99%) Security Architecture
11 6 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.99%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.98%) Perl
2 6 (2.99%) PHP
2 6 (2.99%) Python
3 5 (2.49%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.99%) SQL
5 3 (1.49%) Java
5 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.49%) Ruby
6 2 (1.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 124 (61.69%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (47.76%) CCNP
3 46 (22.89%) CCIE
4 30 (14.93%) CCNA
5 21 (10.45%) CCSP
6 17 (8.46%) CCDP
7 15 (7.46%) CCIP
7 15 (7.46%) JNCIS
8 12 (5.97%) CCSE
8 12 (5.97%) CCSA
9 8 (3.98%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.48%) Degree
11 5 (2.49%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.99%) CISSP
12 4 (1.99%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.50%) HNC
14 1 (0.50%) CCDA
14 1 (0.50%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.96%) SLA
2 5 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.49%) ProxySG
2 5 (2.49%) Kamailio
3 4 (1.99%) OpenSIPS
3 4 (1.99%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.49%) iptables
4 3 (1.49%) Xen
4 3 (1.49%) Samba
4 3 (1.49%) Postfix
4 3 (1.49%) XenServer
5 2 (1.00%) vSphere
5 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.49%) Salt
2 3 (1.49%) ZABBIX
2 3 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.50%) Netcool
3 1 (0.50%) OPNET
Vendors
1 182 (90.55%) Cisco
2 106 (52.74%) Juniper
3 61 (30.35%) F5
4 36 (17.91%) CheckPoint
5 35 (17.41%) VMware
6 22 (10.95%) Riverbed
7 17 (8.46%) Huawei
8 16 (7.96%) Nokia
9 10 (4.98%) HP
9 10 (4.98%) Citrix
10 7 (3.48%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.99%) Avaya
11 6 (2.99%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.99%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.99%) Oracle
12 4 (1.99%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.49%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.49%) Nortel
13 3 (1.49%) NetScout
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: 20% bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 12 days ago