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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 116 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 103 112 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.05% 2.05% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 7.11% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 52 56 76
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £57,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
1339 1575 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.63% 28.85% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1030 1246
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 £32,500 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -52 42 £52,500 +11.70% 5
Bracknell +18 11 £55,000 +19.56% 1
Newbury +7 4 - - 1
Slough +5 3 £62,500 +31.57%
Maidenhead - 1 £65,000 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 194 (97.00%) BGP
2 182 (91.00%) Cisco
3 162 (81.00%) MPLS
4 121 (60.50%) Cisco Certification
5 111 (55.50%) Juniper
6 88 (44.00%) CCNP
7 85 (42.50%) TCP/IP
8 76 (38.00%) F5
9 75 (37.50%) Firewall
10 61 (30.50%) EIGRP
11 54 (27.00%) CCIE
12 52 (26.00%) Network Security
13 51 (25.50%) VPN
13 51 (25.50%) DNS
14 49 (24.50%) WAN
14 49 (24.50%) VLAN
15 46 (23.00%) Telecoms
16 43 (21.50%) IPsec
16 43 (21.50%) Cisco IOS
17 40 (20.00%) CheckPoint
18 39 (19.50%) LAN
19 37 (18.50%) RIP
20 34 (17.00%) IPv6
21 33 (16.50%) VoIP
21 33 (16.50%) Cisco ASA
22 32 (16.00%) Load Balancing
22 32 (16.00%) Broadband
23 31 (15.50%) VMware
24 29 (14.50%) Riverbed
24 29 (14.50%) Linux

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.50%) Apache
1 7 (3.50%) Lync
2 3 (1.50%) nginx
2 3 (1.50%) MediaWiki
2 3 (1.50%) Confluence
3 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.50%) SaaS
1 3 (1.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (97.00%) BGP
2 162 (81.00%) MPLS
3 85 (42.50%) TCP/IP
4 75 (37.50%) Firewall
5 61 (30.50%) EIGRP
6 52 (26.00%) Network Security
7 51 (25.50%) VPN
7 51 (25.50%) DNS
8 49 (24.50%) WAN
8 49 (24.50%) VLAN
9 43 (21.50%) IPsec
9 43 (21.50%) Cisco IOS
10 39 (19.50%) LAN
11 37 (18.50%) RIP
12 34 (17.00%) IPv6
13 33 (16.50%) VoIP
13 33 (16.50%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (16.00%) Broadband
15 28 (14.00%) SNMP
16 26 (13.00%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.50%) MySQL
2 3 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Subversion
2 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.50%) JIRA
2 3 (1.50%) Hudson
2 3 (1.50%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (23.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.50%) Retail
3 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.00%) Back Office
4 4 (2.00%) Finance
4 4 (2.00%) Billing
5 2 (1.00%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (51.50%) Network Engineer
2 40 (20.00%) Consultant
3 30 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (12.00%) Network Support
5 23 (11.50%) Senior Consultant
5 23 (11.50%) Support Engineer
6 22 (11.00%) Network Consultant
7 16 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
8 14 (7.00%) IP Engineer
8 14 (7.00%) Architect
9 13 (6.50%) Technical Consultant
9 13 (6.50%) Network Team Leader
9 13 (6.50%) Team Leader
10 12 (6.00%) Senior Network Consultant
11 11 (5.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
11 11 (5.50%) Security Engineer
12 9 (4.50%) Voice Engineer
13 8 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
14 7 (3.50%) Project Manager
14 7 (3.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.50%) CSS
2 3 (1.50%) Web Services
2 3 (1.50%) LAMP
3 2 (1.00%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (1.00%) RESTful
4 1 (0.50%) SOAP
4 1 (0.50%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (7.50%) Smartphone
4 6 (3.00%) Open Source
5 3 (1.50%) Wiki
5 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.00%) IVR
6 2 (1.00%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.50%) Statistics
7 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.50%) Linux
2 15 (7.50%) UNIX
3 9 (4.50%) Windows
4 8 (4.00%) CentOS
5 7 (3.50%) Debian
6 5 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.50%) Solaris
8 2 (1.00%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.00%) Load Balancing
2 27 (13.50%) Network Design
3 18 (9.00%) Project Management
4 17 (8.50%) Network Management
5 16 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 16 (8.00%) ITIL
6 14 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (7.00%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.00%) Network Architecture
8 8 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.50%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.50%) Migration
9 7 (3.50%) Programme Management
9 7 (3.50%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.00%) Security Architecture
10 6 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.00%) Perl
2 8 (4.00%) Python
3 7 (3.50%) PHP
3 7 (3.50%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.00%) SQL
5 3 (1.50%) Java
5 3 (1.50%) Ruby
6 2 (1.00%) Erlang
6 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.50%) Tcl
7 1 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 121 (60.50%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (44.00%) CCNP
3 54 (27.00%) CCIE
4 23 (11.50%) CCNA
5 18 (9.00%) CCDP
6 17 (8.50%) CCSP
7 15 (7.50%) JNCIS
8 13 (6.50%) CCSA
8 13 (6.50%) CCSE
9 12 (6.00%) CCIP
10 8 (4.00%) Degree
11 6 (3.00%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (2.50%) CISSP
12 5 (2.50%) JNCIP
13 4 (2.00%) JNCIA
13 4 (2.00%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.50%) CCDA
14 1 (0.50%) HNC
14 1 (0.50%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.50%) ProxySG
3 4 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.50%) Samba
4 3 (1.50%) Postfix
4 3 (1.50%) XenServer
4 3 (1.50%) Xen
4 3 (1.50%) iptables
4 3 (1.50%) Kamailio
5 2 (1.00%) KVM
5 2 (1.00%) vSphere
5 2 (1.00%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.50%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.00%) Puppet
3 3 (1.50%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.50%) Salt
3 3 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.00%) Nagios
5 1 (0.50%) Netcool
5 1 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.50%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.50%) OPNET
Vendors
1 182 (91.00%) Cisco
2 111 (55.50%) Juniper
3 76 (38.00%) F5
4 40 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 31 (15.50%) VMware
6 29 (14.50%) Riverbed
7 20 (10.00%) Huawei
8 13 (6.50%) Nokia
9 10 (5.00%) Blue Coat
10 8 (4.00%) Citrix
11 7 (3.50%) HP
11 7 (3.50%) Microsoft
12 6 (3.00%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.50%) Brocade
14 4 (2.00%) Oracle
14 4 (2.00%) Nortel
14 4 (2.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 4 (2.00%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.50%) Avaya
16 2 (1.00%) Infoblox
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65k - £75k + Bens + Bonus + Stock
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago