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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 142 122 173
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +51
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 86 103 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.45% 1.87% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.83% 6.81% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 66 72 39
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1782 1513 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.94% 27.54% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1093 1117
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 57 £50,000 - 2
Slough +11 19 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Newbury -11 3 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Bracknell -19 1 £45,000 +2.85%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 191 (92.27%) Cisco
1 191 (92.27%) BGP
2 176 (85.02%) Firewall
3 158 (76.33%) MPLS
4 105 (50.72%) Network Management
5 100 (48.31%) SNMP
6 93 (44.93%) DNS
6 93 (44.93%) Juniper
7 89 (43.00%) Cisco Certification
8 83 (40.10%) VoIP
9 73 (35.27%) Internet
10 72 (34.78%) F5
11 71 (34.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 71 (34.30%) VPN
11 71 (34.30%) Telecoms
12 58 (28.02%) IPsec
12 58 (28.02%) TCP/IP
13 54 (26.09%) CCNP
14 50 (24.15%) SSL
15 48 (23.19%) Load Balancing
16 47 (22.71%) Smartphone
16 47 (22.71%) CheckPoint
16 47 (22.71%) Broadband
17 44 (21.26%) Retail
17 44 (21.26%) Billing
18 42 (20.29%) WAN
19 39 (18.84%) EIGRP
20 38 (18.36%) Network Security
20 38 (18.36%) IGRP
21 37 (17.87%) Linux

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (8.21%) WebSphere
2 15 (7.25%) Lync
3 4 (1.93%) IIS
3 4 (1.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (92.27%) BGP
2 176 (85.02%) Firewall
3 158 (76.33%) MPLS
4 100 (48.31%) SNMP
5 93 (44.93%) DNS
6 83 (40.10%) VoIP
7 73 (35.27%) Internet
8 71 (34.30%) VPN
8 71 (34.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 58 (28.02%) IPsec
9 58 (28.02%) TCP/IP
10 50 (24.15%) SSL
11 47 (22.71%) Broadband
12 42 (20.29%) WAN
13 39 (18.84%) EIGRP
14 38 (18.36%) IGRP
14 38 (18.36%) Network Security
15 35 (16.91%) PPP
16 32 (15.46%) SMTP
16 32 (15.46%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.86%) MySQL
2 5 (2.42%) SQL Server
General
1 71 (34.30%) Telecoms
2 44 (21.26%) Retail
2 44 (21.26%) Billing
3 19 (9.18%) Finance
4 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 65 (31.40%) Network Engineer
2 47 (22.71%) Design Engineer
3 45 (21.74%) Senior Design Engineer
4 39 (18.84%) IP Engineer
5 37 (17.87%) Security Engineer
6 36 (17.39%) Senior IP Engineer
7 29 (14.01%) NOC Engineer
8 24 (11.59%) Senior Security Engineer
9 23 (11.11%) Consultant
9 23 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
10 20 (9.66%) Network Security Engineer
11 19 (9.18%) Network Consultant
11 19 (9.18%) Security Consultant
12 18 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
13 16 (7.73%) Team Leader
13 16 (7.73%) Network Security Consultant
14 12 (5.80%) Firewall Engineer
15 9 (4.35%) Senior Network Design Engineer
15 9 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 9 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.21%) SOAP
2 4 (1.93%) .NET
3 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.71%) Smartphone
2 18 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.97%) SecurID
4 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.87%) Linux
2 18 (8.70%) UNIX
3 8 (3.86%) CentOS
4 6 (2.90%) Windows
5 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (50.72%) Network Management
2 48 (23.19%) Load Balancing
3 34 (16.43%) Capacity Management
4 30 (14.49%) Network Design
5 17 (8.21%) Validation
6 15 (7.25%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (6.28%) ITIL
8 12 (5.80%) Change Management
9 10 (4.83%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (4.83%) Demand Forecasting
10 6 (2.90%) Change Control
11 5 (2.42%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.42%) Configuration Management
12 4 (1.93%) Project Management
13 3 (1.45%) PRINCE2
13 3 (1.45%) Information Security
13 3 (1.45%) Migration
13 3 (1.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (1.45%) Database Security
13 3 (1.45%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.76%) Perl
2 8 (3.86%) Shell Script
2 8 (3.86%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.90%) SQL
3 6 (2.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 89 (43.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (26.09%) CCNP
3 33 (15.94%) CCNA
4 22 (10.63%) CCIE
5 21 (10.14%) Security Cleared
6 19 (9.18%) Degree
7 10 (4.83%) JNCIA
8 7 (3.38%) CCIP
9 6 (2.90%) CCSP
9 6 (2.90%) RHCE
10 5 (2.42%) CISSP
11 4 (1.93%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.45%) PCI QSA
12 3 (1.45%) CISA
12 3 (1.45%) CISM
12 3 (1.45%) CCDP
13 2 (0.97%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.48%) CCSA
14 1 (0.48%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.25%) SLA
3 5 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.93%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 15 (7.25%) vSphere
2 15 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.48%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (8.21%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (8.21%) HP NNM
2 15 (7.25%) Zenoss
3 5 (2.42%) Puppet
3 5 (2.42%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.97%) SmokePing
4 2 (0.97%) Cacti
4 2 (0.97%) Nagios
5 1 (0.48%) Netcool
Vendors
1 191 (92.27%) Cisco
2 93 (44.93%) Juniper
3 72 (34.78%) F5
4 47 (22.71%) CheckPoint
5 32 (15.46%) Huawei
6 24 (11.59%) Microsoft
7 18 (8.70%) HP
7 18 (8.70%) VMware
8 15 (7.25%) Fortinet
9 9 (4.35%) Polycom
9 9 (4.35%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.86%) Riverbed
11 7 (3.38%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.42%) Brocade
13 3 (1.45%) Nortel
14 2 (0.97%) Nokia
14 2 (0.97%) NetScout
14 2 (0.97%) Radware
14 2 (0.97%) Redback
14 2 (0.97%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Newbury
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago