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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 123 141 125
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 99 86 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.92% 1.47% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.55% 4.88% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 62 66 72
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 £35,250 £32,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
1311 1762 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.48% 30.03% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 925 984 1103
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 August 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 August 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 -9 52 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Newbury +15 10 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Bracknell +25 5 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Slough -19 5 £62,500 +78.57%
Maidenhead - 4 £57,500 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 194 (95.10%) BGP
2 189 (92.65%) Cisco
3 155 (75.98%) MPLS
4 129 (63.24%) Cisco Certification
5 126 (61.76%) Juniper
6 92 (45.10%) Firewall
7 91 (44.61%) F5
8 88 (43.14%) TCP/IP
9 78 (38.24%) CCNP
10 69 (33.82%) VPN
11 66 (32.35%) Telecoms
11 66 (32.35%) Cisco IOS
12 57 (27.94%) CCIE
12 57 (27.94%) EIGRP
13 56 (27.45%) DNS
14 52 (25.49%) RIP
14 52 (25.49%) LAN
15 49 (24.02%) VLAN
16 47 (23.04%) Data Centre
17 46 (22.55%) Cisco ASA
18 44 (21.57%) IPsec
19 43 (21.08%) WAN
20 42 (20.59%) Perl
20 42 (20.59%) CCNA
21 41 (20.10%) Load Balancing
22 40 (19.61%) VMware
23 39 (19.12%) CheckPoint
24 38 (18.63%) IPv4
25 37 (18.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
26 36 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (2.94%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (95.10%) BGP
2 155 (75.98%) MPLS
3 92 (45.10%) Firewall
4 88 (43.14%) TCP/IP
5 69 (33.82%) VPN
6 66 (32.35%) Cisco IOS
7 57 (27.94%) EIGRP
8 56 (27.45%) DNS
9 52 (25.49%) RIP
9 52 (25.49%) LAN
10 49 (24.02%) VLAN
11 46 (22.55%) Cisco ASA
12 44 (21.57%) IPsec
13 43 (21.08%) WAN
14 38 (18.63%) IPv4
15 37 (18.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 36 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (17.16%) Network Security
17 35 (17.16%) Junos
18 33 (16.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 66 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.41%) Finance
3 6 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.94%) Back Office
4 5 (2.45%) Banking
5 3 (1.47%) Retail
5 3 (1.47%) Billing
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 115 (56.37%) Network Engineer
2 42 (20.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 37 (18.14%) Consultant
4 29 (14.22%) Senior Consultant
5 26 (12.75%) Network Support
6 21 (10.29%) Network Consultant
6 21 (10.29%) Support Engineer
7 18 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
8 17 (8.33%) Senior Network Consultant
9 15 (7.35%) Security Engineer
10 14 (6.86%) IP Engineer
11 13 (6.37%) Architect
12 12 (5.88%) Team Leader
12 12 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
13 11 (5.39%) Network Architect
14 10 (4.90%) Technical Consultant
14 10 (4.90%) Network Security Engineer
15 9 (4.41%) Senior Technical Consultant
16 8 (3.92%) IP Network Engineer
16 8 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (0.98%) SOAP
2 2 (0.98%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.49%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.04%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.86%) Smartphone
4 8 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.47%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.47%) Streaming Music
6 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) Statistics
7 1 (0.49%) PMI
7 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.24%) Linux
2 22 (10.78%) UNIX
3 10 (4.90%) Windows
4 8 (3.92%) CentOS
5 1 (0.49%) OpenBSD
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.10%) Load Balancing
2 35 (17.16%) Network Management
3 24 (11.76%) ITIL
4 20 (9.80%) Network Design
5 17 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (7.84%) Service Delivery
7 14 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (4.90%) Project Management
9 9 (4.41%) Migration
10 7 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.43%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.43%) DDoS Mitigation
11 6 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (2.94%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.94%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.45%) Performance Management
12 5 (2.45%) CRM
12 5 (2.45%) Change Management
13 4 (1.96%) PRINCE2
13 4 (1.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.59%) Perl
2 19 (9.31%) Python
3 9 (4.41%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.47%) C
5 3 (1.47%) PHP
6 2 (0.98%) SQL
7 1 (0.49%) Tcl
7 1 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 129 (63.24%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (38.24%) CCNP
3 57 (27.94%) CCIE
4 42 (20.59%) CCNA
5 32 (15.69%) Degree
6 23 (11.27%) Security Cleared
7 19 (9.31%) SC Cleared
7 19 (9.31%) Check Point Certification
8 14 (6.86%) CCIP
9 12 (5.88%) CISSP
9 12 (5.88%) JNCIA
10 10 (4.90%) JNCIP
11 9 (4.41%) CCSP
12 8 (3.92%) CCDP
13 7 (3.43%) JNCIS
14 6 (2.94%) CCSA
14 6 (2.94%) CCSE
15 4 (1.96%) JNCIE
16 3 (1.47%) MCITP
16 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.86%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.39%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.45%) iptables
4 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.49%) Xen
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 18 (8.82%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.43%) Puppet
3 5 (2.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.96%) Nagios
5 2 (0.98%) HP NNM
5 2 (0.98%) SCCM
5 2 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.49%) Netcool
Vendors
1 189 (92.65%) Cisco
2 126 (61.76%) Juniper
3 91 (44.61%) F5
4 40 (19.61%) VMware
5 39 (19.12%) CheckPoint
6 28 (13.73%) Riverbed
7 21 (10.29%) Blue Coat
8 16 (7.84%) Huawei
9 13 (6.37%) HP
10 10 (4.90%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.92%) Oracle
11 8 (3.92%) Red Hat
12 7 (3.43%) Websense
12 7 (3.43%) ProCurve
13 6 (2.94%) Brocade
13 6 (2.94%) Nortel
14 4 (1.96%) Aerohive Networks
15 3 (1.47%) Aruba
15 3 (1.47%) WatchGuard
15 3 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago