The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 151 154 152
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 47 75 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 1.41% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.42% 6.01% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 68
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £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
1063 1247 1819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.04% 23.50% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 771 923 989
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Berkshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 32 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Newbury +3 4 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Bracknell -6 3 £47,000 +34.28% 1
Slough +18 1 - -
Maidenhead -6 1 - -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 90 (87.38%) MPLS
2 87 (84.47%) Cisco
3 86 (83.50%) BGP
4 68 (66.02%) Juniper
5 67 (65.05%) Firewall
6 64 (62.14%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (51.46%) VPN
8 51 (49.51%) TCP/IP
9 49 (47.57%) CCNP
10 48 (46.60%) F5
11 35 (33.98%) WAN
12 31 (30.10%) Telecoms
13 30 (29.13%) Multicast
14 29 (28.16%) Network Design
15 28 (27.18%) EIGRP
16 27 (26.21%) Network Security
17 26 (25.24%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (25.24%) CheckPoint
18 24 (23.30%) BIG-IP
19 22 (21.36%) Wireless
19 22 (21.36%) VRRP
19 22 (21.36%) Wireshark
19 22 (21.36%) Network Monitoring
20 21 (20.39%) Change Management
20 21 (20.39%) CCIE
21 20 (19.42%) NetScout
21 20 (19.42%) tcpdump
22 19 (18.45%) 802.1X
22 19 (18.45%) IPv6
22 19 (18.45%) Linux

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.91%) SAS
3 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (16.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.71%) MS Office
3 9 (8.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (6.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (87.38%) MPLS
2 86 (83.50%) BGP
3 67 (65.05%) Firewall
4 53 (51.46%) VPN
5 51 (49.51%) TCP/IP
6 35 (33.98%) WAN
7 30 (29.13%) Multicast
8 28 (27.18%) EIGRP
9 27 (26.21%) Network Security
10 26 (25.24%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (23.30%) BIG-IP
12 22 (21.36%) VRRP
12 22 (21.36%) Wireless
12 22 (21.36%) Wireshark
13 20 (19.42%) tcpdump
14 19 (18.45%) IPv6
14 19 (18.45%) LAN
15 17 (16.50%) SSL
15 17 (16.50%) VLAN
16 16 (15.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) MySQL
General
1 31 (30.10%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.56%) Manufacturing
3 14 (13.59%) Marketing
4 3 (2.91%) Finance
5 2 (1.94%) Advertising
5 2 (1.94%) German Language
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Billing
6 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (64.08%) Network Engineer
2 35 (33.98%) Support Engineer
3 33 (32.04%) Network Support
3 33 (32.04%) Network Support Engineer
4 23 (22.33%) Security Engineer
5 22 (21.36%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (19.42%) IP Engineer
7 15 (14.56%) Switch Engineer
8 13 (12.62%) Senior IP Engineer
8 13 (12.62%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (9.71%) Security Support Engineer
9 10 (9.71%) Senior Network Support
9 10 (9.71%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 10 (9.71%) Senior Support Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Design Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Ericsson Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) ICT Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) IT Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.71%) Virtual Team
3 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Linux
2 12 (11.65%) Windows
3 10 (9.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.94%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Network Design
2 22 (21.36%) Network Monitoring
3 21 (20.39%) Change Management
4 19 (18.45%) Migration
5 17 (16.50%) Presales
6 15 (14.56%) Network Management
7 14 (13.59%) ITIL
8 10 (9.71%) Incident Management
8 10 (9.71%) Problem Management
8 10 (9.71%) Service Delivery
8 10 (9.71%) Trend Analysis
9 8 (7.77%) High Availability
10 7 (6.80%) Data Security
10 7 (6.80%) Load Balancing
10 7 (6.80%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (5.83%) Change Control
11 6 (5.83%) Network Planning
12 5 (4.85%) Project Management
13 4 (3.88%) Network Architecture
13 4 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.91%) Perl
3 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.94%) Python
4 1 (0.97%) C++
4 1 (0.97%) PHP
4 1 (0.97%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (62.14%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (47.57%) CCNP
3 21 (20.39%) CCIE
4 13 (12.62%) CCNA
5 11 (10.68%) CCIP
5 11 (10.68%) Degree
6 7 (6.80%) CCSP
6 7 (6.80%) CCVP
7 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.91%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.94%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.97%) CCDA
10 1 (0.97%) HP MASE
10 1 (0.97%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.91%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Firmware
2 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.97%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.97%) iptables
4 1 (0.97%) KVM
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Cacti
1 6 (5.83%) Nagios
1 6 (5.83%) SmokePing
1 6 (5.83%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 87 (84.47%) Cisco
2 68 (66.02%) Juniper
3 48 (46.60%) F5
4 26 (25.24%) CheckPoint
5 20 (19.42%) NetScout
6 17 (16.50%) Palo Alto
7 16 (15.53%) Brocade
8 15 (14.56%) Huawei
9 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
9 13 (12.62%) SolarWinds
10 11 (10.68%) Blue Coat
11 8 (7.77%) Aruba
12 6 (5.83%) Riverbed
12 6 (5.83%) Stonesoft
13 5 (4.85%) HP
14 4 (3.88%) Ericsson
14 4 (3.88%) Extreme Networks
14 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
14 4 (3.88%) Redback
15 3 (2.91%) Ciena
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