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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 106 127 118
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 109 87 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.19% 1.55% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.38% 5.22% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 57 63 87
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1300 1668 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 29.74% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 886 948 1139
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 £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 -1 55 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Newbury +16 6 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Bracknell +15 6 £49,000 +8.88%
Slough -10 6 £62,500 +47.05% 2
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 204 (95.33%) BGP
2 193 (90.19%) Cisco
3 160 (74.77%) MPLS
4 134 (62.62%) Cisco Certification
5 122 (57.01%) Juniper
6 94 (43.93%) TCP/IP
6 94 (43.93%) Firewall
7 91 (42.52%) F5
8 85 (39.72%) CCNP
9 64 (29.91%) Telecoms
10 63 (29.44%) Cisco IOS
11 62 (28.97%) EIGRP
12 59 (27.57%) VPN
13 57 (26.64%) DNS
13 57 (26.64%) CCIE
14 56 (26.17%) LAN
15 54 (25.23%) WAN
15 54 (25.23%) RIP
16 53 (24.77%) VLAN
17 51 (23.83%) Data Centre
18 48 (22.43%) Network Security
19 42 (19.63%) CheckPoint
19 42 (19.63%) IPsec
20 40 (18.69%) VMware
20 40 (18.69%) Cisco ASA
21 38 (17.76%) Load Balancing
22 37 (17.29%) CCNA
23 36 (16.82%) Perl
24 35 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
24 35 (16.36%) NX-OS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (2.34%) Lync
2 4 (1.87%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.40%) MediaWiki
3 3 (1.40%) nginx
3 3 (1.40%) Confluence
3 3 (1.40%) Apache
4 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 204 (95.33%) BGP
2 160 (74.77%) MPLS
3 94 (43.93%) TCP/IP
3 94 (43.93%) Firewall
4 63 (29.44%) Cisco IOS
5 62 (28.97%) EIGRP
6 59 (27.57%) VPN
7 57 (26.64%) DNS
8 56 (26.17%) LAN
9 54 (25.23%) WAN
9 54 (25.23%) RIP
10 53 (24.77%) VLAN
11 48 (22.43%) Network Security
12 42 (19.63%) IPsec
13 40 (18.69%) Cisco ASA
14 35 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (16.36%) NX-OS
15 33 (15.42%) IPv4
16 32 (14.95%) Broadband
16 32 (14.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.27%) MySQL
2 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Subversion
1 3 (1.40%) JIRA
1 3 (1.40%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.40%) Hudson
1 3 (1.40%) Jenkins
General
1 64 (29.91%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.27%) Finance
3 6 (2.80%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.80%) Back Office
4 4 (1.87%) Retail
5 3 (1.40%) Billing
5 3 (1.40%) Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 115 (53.74%) Network Engineer
2 45 (21.03%) Consultant
3 35 (16.36%) Senior Network Engineer
4 32 (14.95%) Senior Consultant
5 25 (11.68%) Network Consultant
6 24 (11.21%) Network Support
7 20 (9.35%) Support Engineer
8 18 (8.41%) Senior Network Consultant
9 16 (7.48%) Network Support Engineer
10 15 (7.01%) Security Engineer
11 14 (6.54%) Architect
11 14 (6.54%) IP Engineer
12 13 (6.07%) Technical Consultant
13 12 (5.61%) Team Leader
13 12 (5.61%) Network Team Leader
14 11 (5.14%) Network Architect
14 11 (5.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
15 10 (4.67%) Network Security Engineer
16 8 (3.74%) Analyst
16 8 (3.74%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.07%) CSS
2 3 (1.40%) LAMP
2 3 (1.40%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.93%) SOAP
4 1 (0.47%) Web Services
4 1 (0.47%) RESTful
4 1 (0.47%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.83%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.54%) Smartphone
4 8 (3.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.40%) Wiki
7 2 (0.93%) Streaming Music
7 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Statistics
8 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.15%) Linux
2 20 (9.35%) UNIX
3 11 (5.14%) Windows
4 8 (3.74%) CentOS
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.40%) Debian
5 3 (1.40%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.76%) Load Balancing
2 32 (14.95%) Network Management
3 25 (11.68%) Network Design
3 25 (11.68%) ITIL
4 18 (8.41%) Service Delivery
5 17 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (4.67%) Migration
8 8 (3.74%) Project Management
8 8 (3.74%) Incident Management
8 8 (3.74%) DDoS Mitigation
9 7 (3.27%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.34%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.34%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.34%) Security Architecture
10 5 (2.34%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.34%) CRM
11 4 (1.87%) PRINCE2
11 4 (1.87%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.82%) Perl
2 14 (6.54%) Python
3 9 (4.21%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.80%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.34%) PHP
5 5 (2.34%) SQL
6 3 (1.40%) Java
6 3 (1.40%) Ruby
7 2 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.47%) Korn
8 1 (0.47%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 134 (62.62%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (39.72%) CCNP
3 57 (26.64%) CCIE
4 37 (17.29%) CCNA
5 27 (12.62%) Degree
6 19 (8.88%) Security Cleared
7 15 (7.01%) Check Point Certification
8 14 (6.54%) SC Cleared
9 12 (5.61%) CCIP
10 11 (5.14%) CCDP
11 9 (4.21%) CISSP
11 9 (4.21%) CCSP
11 9 (4.21%) CCSA
11 9 (4.21%) CCSE
11 9 (4.21%) JNCIS
12 6 (2.80%) JNCIP
12 6 (2.80%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.40%) RHCE
13 3 (1.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.48%) SLA
2 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.67%) ProxySG
3 6 (2.80%) iptables
4 4 (1.87%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.40%) Samba
5 3 (1.40%) Postfix
5 3 (1.40%) XenServer
6 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) Xen
7 1 (0.47%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.47%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.47%) KVM
7 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (7.94%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.74%) Puppet
3 6 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.87%) Nagios
5 3 (1.40%) Salt
5 3 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.40%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.93%) HP NNM
6 2 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.47%) Netcool
7 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 193 (90.19%) Cisco
2 122 (57.01%) Juniper
3 91 (42.52%) F5
4 42 (19.63%) CheckPoint
5 40 (18.69%) VMware
6 33 (15.42%) Riverbed
7 19 (8.88%) Huawei
8 18 (8.41%) Blue Coat
9 14 (6.54%) HP
10 10 (4.67%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.74%) Oracle
11 8 (3.74%) Red Hat
12 7 (3.27%) ProCurve
13 6 (2.80%) Brocade
13 6 (2.80%) Microsoft
14 5 (2.34%) Nortel
14 5 (2.34%) Citrix
14 5 (2.34%) Websense
15 4 (1.87%) Nokia
15 4 (1.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
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