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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 129 135 149
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 98 86 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 1.48% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.49% 5.37% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 76 57 69
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £63,000
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
1510 1601 1679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.93% 27.57% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1122 1270
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 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 1 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 -38 31 £50,000 +8.69% 1
Bracknell +8 9 £65,000 +41.30%
Slough +1 6 £60,000 +41.17%
Maidenhead - 5 £39,000 - 2
Newbury - 5 £55,000 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 206 (99.04%) BGP
2 185 (88.94%) Cisco
3 143 (68.75%) MPLS
4 128 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 112 (53.85%) Firewall
6 109 (52.40%) Juniper
7 99 (47.60%) CCNP
8 87 (41.83%) TCP/IP
9 80 (38.46%) VPN
10 78 (37.50%) Network Security
11 76 (36.54%) EIGRP
12 65 (31.25%) IPsec
13 59 (28.37%) F5
14 58 (27.88%) DNS
15 53 (25.48%) VoIP
15 53 (25.48%) SSL
16 51 (24.52%) WAN
17 48 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
18 43 (20.67%) Cisco Nexus
19 42 (20.19%) CCIE
20 41 (19.71%) VLAN
21 39 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
22 37 (17.79%) CheckPoint
23 36 (17.31%) CCNA
23 36 (17.31%) Telecoms
23 36 (17.31%) VMware
24 35 (16.83%) SNMP
24 35 (16.83%) IPv6
25 32 (15.38%) LAN
26 30 (14.42%) Load Balancing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (3.37%) Apache
1 7 (3.37%) Lync
2 3 (1.44%) MediaWiki
2 3 (1.44%) nginx
2 3 (1.44%) Confluence
3 2 (0.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.37%) MS Office
2 7 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.44%) SaaS
2 3 (1.44%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 206 (99.04%) BGP
2 143 (68.75%) MPLS
3 112 (53.85%) Firewall
4 87 (41.83%) TCP/IP
5 80 (38.46%) VPN
6 78 (37.50%) Network Security
7 76 (36.54%) EIGRP
8 65 (31.25%) IPsec
9 58 (27.88%) DNS
10 53 (25.48%) SSL
10 53 (25.48%) VoIP
11 51 (24.52%) WAN
12 48 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
13 43 (20.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 41 (19.71%) VLAN
15 39 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
16 35 (16.83%) SNMP
16 35 (16.83%) IPv6
17 32 (15.38%) LAN
18 28 (13.46%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.81%) MySQL
2 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Subversion
2 3 (1.44%) JIRA
2 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.44%) Hudson
2 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (17.31%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.21%) Finance
3 8 (3.85%) Retail
4 3 (1.44%) Billing
4 3 (1.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (54.33%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.98%) Consultant
3 25 (12.02%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (12.02%) Security Engineer
4 22 (10.58%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 15 (7.21%) Network Consultant
7 14 (6.73%) Architect
8 11 (5.29%) Team Leader
8 11 (5.29%) Network Team Leader
8 11 (5.29%) Voice Engineer
9 10 (4.81%) Technical Design Authority
9 10 (4.81%) IP Engineer
9 10 (4.81%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (3.85%) Network Manager
10 8 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Network Project Manager
11 7 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (3.37%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.44%) Web Services
1 3 (1.44%) LAMP
2 2 (0.96%) RESTful
2 2 (0.96%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (0.48%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.37%) Open Source
3 5 (2.40%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.44%) Wiki
4 3 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (0.96%) IVR
6 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.48%) Statistics
6 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.46%) Linux
2 13 (6.25%) UNIX
3 11 (5.29%) Windows
4 8 (3.85%) Debian
4 8 (3.85%) CentOS
5 5 (2.40%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.40%) Solaris
6 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.96%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.42%) Load Balancing
2 26 (12.50%) Project Management
3 25 (12.02%) Network Design
4 22 (10.58%) Problem Management
4 22 (10.58%) Network Management
5 17 (8.17%) Mentoring
6 15 (7.21%) ITIL
7 11 (5.29%) Migration
7 11 (5.29%) Network Architecture
8 9 (4.33%) Change Management
9 8 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.37%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.37%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.37%) Programme Management
11 6 (2.88%) Change Control
12 5 (2.40%) SIEM
12 5 (2.40%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.33%) Perl
2 6 (2.88%) PHP
2 6 (2.88%) Python
3 5 (2.40%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.92%) SQL
5 3 (1.44%) Java
5 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.44%) Ruby
6 2 (0.96%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 128 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (47.60%) CCNP
3 42 (20.19%) CCIE
4 36 (17.31%) CCNA
5 23 (11.06%) CCSP
6 16 (7.69%) CCIP
7 15 (7.21%) CCDP
8 13 (6.25%) JNCIS
9 12 (5.77%) CCSE
9 12 (5.77%) CCSA
10 10 (4.81%) JNCIA
11 8 (3.85%) Degree
12 5 (2.40%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.40%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.92%) CISSP
14 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
15 1 (0.48%) CCVP
15 1 (0.48%) GCIH
15 1 (0.48%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.13%) SLA
2 8 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.88%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.40%) Kamailio
4 4 (1.92%) OpenSIPS
4 4 (1.92%) vSphere
5 3 (1.44%) Postfix
5 3 (1.44%) XenServer
5 3 (1.44%) Xen
5 3 (1.44%) Samba
5 3 (1.44%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.44%) iptables
6 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.96%) KVM
6 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (2.88%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.44%) Salt
2 3 (1.44%) ZABBIX
2 3 (1.44%) Puppet
3 2 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.48%) OPNET
Vendors
1 185 (88.94%) Cisco
2 109 (52.40%) Juniper
3 59 (28.37%) F5
4 37 (17.79%) CheckPoint
5 36 (17.31%) VMware
6 17 (8.17%) Nokia
7 16 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 12 (5.77%) Huawei
9 10 (4.81%) Citrix
9 10 (4.81%) Avaya
10 9 (4.33%) HP
11 8 (3.85%) Blue Coat
12 7 (3.37%) Fortinet
12 7 (3.37%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.37%) Microsoft
13 6 (2.88%) ServiceNow
14 5 (2.40%) NetScout
15 4 (1.92%) Oracle
16 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
16 3 (1.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bell Integration
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago