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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 117 134 127
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 98 106 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 1.96% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.35% 7.11% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 85 67 52
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,500 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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
1334 1490 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.60% 27.49% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 907 1092
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +14 44 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Newbury +23 30 £50,000 -28.57%
Bracknell -9 12 £49,750 -7.95% 2
Slough +2 5 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Wokingham - 1 £40,500 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 188 (92.61%) BGP
2 167 (82.27%) Cisco
3 164 (80.79%) MPLS
4 163 (80.30%) Juniper
5 124 (61.08%) Cisco Certification
6 120 (59.11%) Firewall
7 103 (50.74%) VPN
8 101 (49.75%) CCNP
9 99 (48.77%) TCP/IP
10 91 (44.83%) WAN
11 78 (38.42%) F5
12 74 (36.45%) Cisco ASA
13 72 (35.47%) EIGRP
14 71 (34.98%) Wireless
15 62 (30.54%) LAN
16 60 (29.56%) SSL
16 60 (29.56%) Data Centre
17 54 (26.60%) IPsec
18 53 (26.11%) CheckPoint
19 51 (25.12%) VLAN
20 50 (24.63%) CCIE
21 47 (23.15%) Telecoms
22 46 (22.66%) Ethernet
23 40 (19.70%) VRRP
23 40 (19.70%) Multicast
24 39 (19.21%) Network Security
25 37 (18.23%) Network Design
26 36 (17.73%) BIG-IP
26 36 (17.73%) Linux
27 34 (16.75%) Brocade

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 6 (2.96%) OpenStack
1 6 (2.96%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.46%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.96%) IaaS
2 2 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (92.61%) BGP
2 164 (80.79%) MPLS
3 120 (59.11%) Firewall
4 103 (50.74%) VPN
5 99 (48.77%) TCP/IP
6 91 (44.83%) WAN
7 74 (36.45%) Cisco ASA
8 72 (35.47%) EIGRP
9 71 (34.98%) Wireless
10 62 (30.54%) LAN
11 60 (29.56%) SSL
12 54 (26.60%) IPsec
13 51 (25.12%) VLAN
14 46 (22.66%) Ethernet
15 40 (19.70%) Multicast
15 40 (19.70%) VRRP
16 39 (19.21%) Network Security
17 36 (17.73%) BIG-IP
18 32 (15.76%) HSRP
19 30 (14.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 47 (23.15%) Telecoms
2 33 (16.26%) Finance
3 21 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.48%) Retail
6 2 (0.99%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 119 (58.62%) Network Engineer
2 42 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 36 (17.73%) Network Support
4 35 (17.24%) Network Support Engineer
5 31 (15.27%) Senior Network Engineer
6 30 (14.78%) Cisco Engineer
7 28 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 28 (13.79%) Switch Engineer
8 27 (13.30%) Consultant
9 21 (10.34%) Design Engineer
9 21 (10.34%) Network Consultant
10 19 (9.36%) Ericsson Engineer
11 17 (8.37%) Implementation Engineer
11 17 (8.37%) Senior Network Support
11 17 (8.37%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 17 (8.37%) Senior Support Engineer
12 16 (7.88%) Cisco Consultant
12 16 (7.88%) Cisco Network Consultant
12 16 (7.88%) Juniper Consultant
13 14 (6.90%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.37%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.96%) XMPP
3 4 (1.97%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (1.97%) Web Services
4 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (29.56%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.99%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.73%) Linux
2 13 (6.40%) Windows
3 12 (5.91%) Unix
4 10 (4.93%) CentOS
5 5 (2.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.23%) Network Design
2 27 (13.30%) Load Balancing
3 23 (11.33%) Network Architecture
4 18 (8.87%) Network Management
4 18 (8.87%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (7.88%) ITIL
6 15 (7.39%) Presales
7 11 (5.42%) Change Management
7 11 (5.42%) Project Management
8 9 (4.43%) Configuration Management
8 9 (4.43%) High Availability
9 8 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.96%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (2.96%) Open Source
10 6 (2.96%) WAN Optimisation
11 5 (2.46%) Change Control
11 5 (2.46%) Information Security
11 5 (2.46%) Migration
11 5 (2.46%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.37%) Perl
2 11 (5.42%) Shell Script
3 10 (4.93%) Python
4 8 (3.94%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.99%) C
6 1 (0.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 124 (61.08%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (49.75%) CCNP
3 50 (24.63%) CCIE
4 22 (10.84%) CCNA
4 22 (10.84%) SC Cleared
4 22 (10.84%) Security Cleared
5 14 (6.90%) CCSP
6 12 (5.91%) Degree
7 11 (5.42%) JNCIP
8 7 (3.45%) CCDP
8 7 (3.45%) CCVP
8 7 (3.45%) JNCIA
8 7 (3.45%) JNCIE
9 4 (1.97%) CCDA
9 4 (1.97%) CCIP
9 4 (1.97%) CCNP Voice
10 3 (1.48%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) SLA
2 4 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) SAS 70
System Software
1 16 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.96%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.97%) iptables
4 2 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (4.93%) Puppet
2 7 (3.45%) Nagios
3 5 (2.46%) Cacti
3 5 (2.46%) SmokePing
4 4 (1.97%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.97%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.99%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.99%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 167 (82.27%) Cisco
2 163 (80.30%) Juniper
3 78 (38.42%) F5
4 53 (26.11%) CheckPoint
5 34 (16.75%) Brocade
6 26 (12.81%) VMware
7 24 (11.82%) NetScout
8 19 (9.36%) Ericsson
8 19 (9.36%) Redback
9 17 (8.37%) Blue Coat
10 16 (7.88%) HP
10 16 (7.88%) Palo Alto
11 13 (6.40%) SolarWinds
12 11 (5.42%) Aruba
12 11 (5.42%) Microsoft
12 11 (5.42%) Red Hat
12 11 (5.42%) Riverbed
13 10 (4.93%) Forcepoint
14 8 (3.94%) Extreme Networks
15 7 (3.45%) ION Trading
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Circa; 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
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Salary: Competitive
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