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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 127 131 162
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +31
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 108 97 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.10% 1.75% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.98% 6.03% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 99 82 52
Average salary £55,000 £53,050 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.67% +17.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £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
1354 1608 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.27% 28.96% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 1055 1113
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
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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 +31 65 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Bracknell +13 13 £50,000 -5.74% 3
Newbury +28 12 £50,000 -9.09%
Slough -10 2 £60,000 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 168 (94.92%) BGP
2 148 (83.62%) Cisco
3 137 (77.40%) MPLS
4 125 (70.62%) Cisco Certification
5 121 (68.36%) Juniper
6 103 (58.19%) CCNP
7 99 (55.93%) Firewall
8 85 (48.02%) VPN
9 84 (47.46%) TCP/IP
10 70 (39.55%) WAN
11 66 (37.29%) Wireless
12 63 (35.59%) F5
13 57 (32.20%) LAN
14 55 (31.07%) EIGRP
15 53 (29.94%) VLAN
16 52 (29.38%) Cisco ASA
17 47 (26.55%) Telecoms
17 47 (26.55%) CheckPoint
17 47 (26.55%) Data Centre
18 45 (25.42%) IPsec
19 43 (24.29%) SSL
20 42 (23.73%) CCIE
21 38 (21.47%) VMware
22 36 (20.34%) Ethernet
23 35 (19.77%) Linux
24 34 (19.21%) Load Balancing
24 34 (19.21%) Cisco Nexus
25 33 (18.64%) VoIP
26 32 (18.08%) Perl
26 32 (18.08%) IPv4

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (6.78%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.39%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.39%) IaaS
2 4 (2.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (94.92%) BGP
2 137 (77.40%) MPLS
3 99 (55.93%) Firewall
4 85 (48.02%) VPN
5 84 (47.46%) TCP/IP
6 70 (39.55%) WAN
7 66 (37.29%) Wireless
8 57 (32.20%) LAN
9 55 (31.07%) EIGRP
10 53 (29.94%) VLAN
11 52 (29.38%) Cisco ASA
12 45 (25.42%) IPsec
13 43 (24.29%) SSL
14 36 (20.34%) Ethernet
15 34 (19.21%) Cisco Nexus
16 33 (18.64%) VoIP
17 32 (18.08%) IPv4
18 26 (14.69%) Multicast
18 26 (14.69%) Network Security
19 22 (12.43%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Subversion
General
1 47 (26.55%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.30%) Finance
3 13 (7.34%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.08%) Retail
5 8 (4.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 107 (60.45%) Network Engineer
2 41 (23.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (14.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 26 (14.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (12.43%) Network Support
4 22 (12.43%) Support Engineer
5 21 (11.86%) Network Design Engineer
6 19 (10.73%) Network Support Engineer
7 18 (10.17%) Data Network Engineer
8 16 (9.04%) Consultant
8 16 (9.04%) Wireless Engineer
9 14 (7.91%) Switch Engineer
9 14 (7.91%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (7.34%) Wireless Network Engineer
11 10 (5.65%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 10 (5.65%) Presales Consultant
11 10 (5.65%) Senior IT Support
11 10 (5.65%) Senior Network Support
11 10 (5.65%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 10 (5.65%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.08%) CSS
2 6 (3.39%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.39%) XMPP
3 3 (1.69%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (26.55%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.13%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.13%) Physics
5 2 (1.13%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) PMI
6 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.77%) Linux
2 16 (9.04%) CentOS
2 16 (9.04%) Unix
3 11 (6.21%) Windows
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.13%) OpenBSD
5 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.21%) Load Balancing
2 31 (17.51%) ITIL
3 25 (14.12%) Network Management
4 22 (12.43%) Network Design
5 17 (9.60%) Network Architecture
5 17 (9.60%) Presales
6 15 (8.47%) Change Management
7 12 (6.78%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.65%) Capacity Management
8 10 (5.65%) ITIL V3
9 9 (5.08%) High Availability
9 9 (5.08%) Migration
10 8 (4.52%) ITSM
10 8 (4.52%) Network Load Balancing
10 8 (4.52%) Service Management
11 7 (3.95%) Analytics
11 7 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.95%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.08%) Perl
2 16 (9.04%) Python
3 14 (7.91%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.39%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.13%) C
5 2 (1.13%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (70.62%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (58.19%) CCNP
3 42 (23.73%) CCIE
4 29 (16.38%) CCNA
5 28 (15.82%) SC Cleared
5 28 (15.82%) Security Cleared
6 16 (9.04%) Degree
7 15 (8.47%) JNCIP
8 12 (6.78%) Check Point Certification
9 11 (6.21%) CCSP
10 9 (5.08%) CCDP
10 9 (5.08%) CCVP
10 9 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (4.52%) CCNP Voice
11 8 (4.52%) JNCIA
11 8 (4.52%) JNCIE
12 6 (3.39%) CCIP
13 4 (2.26%) CCDA
14 1 (0.56%) CISSP
14 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.13%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
3 1 (0.56%) SAS 70
System Software
1 26 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.52%) iptables
3 7 (3.95%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (7.91%) Puppet
2 8 (4.52%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.69%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.13%) CFEngine
4 2 (1.13%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 148 (83.62%) Cisco
2 121 (68.36%) Juniper
3 63 (35.59%) F5
4 47 (26.55%) CheckPoint
5 38 (21.47%) VMware
6 19 (10.73%) Brocade
7 17 (9.60%) Blue Coat
7 17 (9.60%) Red Hat
8 16 (9.04%) Palo Alto
9 14 (7.91%) Forcepoint
9 14 (7.91%) ION Trading
10 13 (7.34%) NetScout
11 10 (5.65%) HP
12 8 (4.52%) Ericsson
12 8 (4.52%) Microsoft
12 8 (4.52%) Redback
13 7 (3.95%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.95%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.39%) Huawei
14 6 (3.39%) Riverbed
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