The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 130 110 157
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +47
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 87 108 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.55% 1.95% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 7.11% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 63 84 68
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1667 1519 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.70% 27.39% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 947 1127 1233
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +18 64 £50,000 +11.11%
Slough -1 9 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Bracknell -21 4 £45,000 -
Newbury -6 3 £27,500 -42.10%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 183 (93.37%) Cisco
2 180 (91.84%) BGP
3 161 (82.14%) Firewall
4 141 (71.94%) MPLS
5 104 (53.06%) Network Management
6 100 (51.02%) SNMP
7 91 (46.43%) Juniper
8 87 (44.39%) DNS
9 84 (42.86%) VoIP
10 80 (40.82%) Internet
11 78 (39.80%) Telecoms
12 73 (37.24%) F5
12 73 (37.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 70 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
14 59 (30.10%) TCP/IP
15 55 (28.06%) VPN
15 55 (28.06%) Broadband
15 55 (28.06%) Smartphone
16 52 (26.53%) Retail
16 52 (26.53%) Billing
17 49 (25.00%) Load Balancing
18 48 (24.49%) CheckPoint
19 46 (23.47%) WAN
20 44 (22.45%) CCNP
20 44 (22.45%) IPsec
21 40 (20.41%) SSL
22 39 (19.90%) EIGRP
23 37 (18.88%) Capacity Management
24 36 (18.37%) IGRP
25 35 (17.86%) Network Security

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.55%) Lync
3 4 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 180 (91.84%) BGP
2 161 (82.14%) Firewall
3 141 (71.94%) MPLS
4 100 (51.02%) SNMP
5 87 (44.39%) DNS
6 84 (42.86%) VoIP
7 80 (40.82%) Internet
8 73 (37.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 59 (30.10%) TCP/IP
10 55 (28.06%) VPN
10 55 (28.06%) Broadband
11 46 (23.47%) WAN
12 44 (22.45%) IPsec
13 40 (20.41%) SSL
14 39 (19.90%) EIGRP
15 36 (18.37%) IGRP
16 35 (17.86%) Network Security
17 34 (17.35%) LAN
18 32 (16.33%) SMTP
18 32 (16.33%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.61%) MySQL
2 8 (4.08%) SQL Server
General
1 78 (39.80%) Telecoms
2 52 (26.53%) Retail
2 52 (26.53%) Billing
3 22 (11.22%) Finance
4 7 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 62 (31.63%) Network Engineer
2 55 (28.06%) Design Engineer
3 53 (27.04%) Senior Design Engineer
4 47 (23.98%) IP Engineer
5 44 (22.45%) Senior IP Engineer
6 43 (21.94%) Security Engineer
7 32 (16.33%) Senior Security Engineer
8 20 (10.20%) Consultant
8 20 (10.20%) Network Security Engineer
9 19 (9.69%) Technical Design Authority
10 16 (8.16%) NOC Engineer
10 16 (8.16%) Network Consultant
10 16 (8.16%) Security Consultant
11 15 (7.65%) Firewall Engineer
11 15 (7.65%) Senior Network Engineer
12 13 (6.63%) Network Security Consultant
13 11 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (5.10%) Network Support
15 9 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
15 9 (4.59%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.20%) SOAP
2 4 (2.04%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 55 (28.06%) Smartphone
2 8 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.02%) SecurID
4 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.33%) Linux
2 18 (9.18%) UNIX
3 11 (5.61%) CentOS
4 8 (4.08%) Windows
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (53.06%) Network Management
2 49 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 37 (18.88%) Capacity Management
4 34 (17.35%) Network Design
5 18 (9.18%) Validation
6 13 (6.63%) ITIL
7 11 (5.61%) Change Management
8 10 (5.10%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (5.10%) Demand Forecasting
9 8 (4.08%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.04%) Project Management
11 3 (1.53%) Change Control
11 3 (1.53%) Database Security
11 3 (1.53%) Performance Management
11 3 (1.53%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (1.53%) Information Security
11 3 (1.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2
12 2 (1.02%) Network Planning
12 2 (1.02%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.67%) Perl
2 11 (5.61%) Bash Shell
3 8 (4.08%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.06%) Python
4 6 (3.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (22.45%) CCNP
3 18 (9.18%) CCNA
4 17 (8.67%) CCIE
5 12 (6.12%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.59%) Degree
6 9 (4.59%) RHCE
7 7 (3.57%) JNCIA
8 6 (3.06%) CCSP
9 5 (2.55%) CCIP
9 5 (2.55%) CISSP
10 3 (1.53%) PCI QSA
10 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.53%) CISA
10 3 (1.53%) CISM
10 3 (1.53%) CCDP
11 2 (1.02%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.51%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.51%) RHCT
12 1 (0.51%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.55%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.55%) SLA
3 3 (1.53%) COBIT
3 3 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (2.55%) vSphere
3 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (10.20%) CiscoWorks
1 20 (10.20%) HP NNM
2 8 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.08%) Puppet
3 5 (2.55%) Zenoss
4 3 (1.53%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.02%) Nagios
5 2 (1.02%) Cacti
5 2 (1.02%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.51%) Netcool
Vendors
1 183 (93.37%) Cisco
2 91 (46.43%) Juniper
3 73 (37.24%) F5
4 48 (24.49%) CheckPoint
5 28 (14.29%) Huawei
6 21 (10.71%) HP
7 14 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 13 (6.63%) Fortinet
9 12 (6.12%) Red Hat
10 10 (5.10%) VMware
11 8 (4.08%) Blue Coat
11 8 (4.08%) Riverbed
12 7 (3.57%) Brocade
13 3 (1.53%) Nortel
14 2 (1.02%) Nokia
14 2 (1.02%) Redback
14 2 (1.02%) Radware
14 2 (1.02%) NetScout
14 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.02%) Tufin
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