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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 101 105 125
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 126 110 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.49% 2.01% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.61% 6.78% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 64 62 75
Average salary £53,750 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.97% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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 1623 1536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.90% 29.61% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1021 1172
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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
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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 -29 60 £50,000 - 5
Bracknell +19 9 £52,500 +10.52%
Slough -5 7 £62,500 +31.57%
Newbury +2 4 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 217 (96.44%) BGP
2 203 (90.22%) Cisco
3 170 (75.56%) MPLS
4 138 (61.33%) Cisco Certification
5 125 (55.56%) Juniper
6 99 (44.00%) TCP/IP
7 97 (43.11%) Firewall
8 94 (41.78%) F5
9 92 (40.89%) CCNP
10 68 (30.22%) EIGRP
11 63 (28.00%) Telecoms
12 62 (27.56%) Cisco IOS
13 61 (27.11%) VPN
14 59 (26.22%) VLAN
15 58 (25.78%) DNS
15 58 (25.78%) CCIE
15 58 (25.78%) Data Centre
16 57 (25.33%) Network Security
17 56 (24.89%) WAN
18 55 (24.44%) RIP
19 54 (24.00%) LAN
20 47 (20.89%) CheckPoint
21 46 (20.44%) IPsec
22 43 (19.11%) VMware
23 41 (18.22%) Load Balancing
23 41 (18.22%) Cisco ASA
24 38 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
25 37 (16.44%) Cisco Nexus
26 35 (15.56%) NX-OS
27 34 (15.11%) CCNA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (3.11%) Lync
2 5 (2.22%) Apache
3 3 (1.33%) nginx
3 3 (1.33%) Confluence
3 3 (1.33%) MediaWiki
4 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.56%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.11%) MS Office
2 7 (3.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.33%) SaaS
2 3 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 217 (96.44%) BGP
2 170 (75.56%) MPLS
3 99 (44.00%) TCP/IP
4 97 (43.11%) Firewall
5 68 (30.22%) EIGRP
6 62 (27.56%) Cisco IOS
7 61 (27.11%) VPN
8 59 (26.22%) VLAN
9 58 (25.78%) DNS
10 57 (25.33%) Network Security
11 56 (24.89%) WAN
12 55 (24.44%) RIP
13 54 (24.00%) LAN
14 46 (20.44%) IPsec
15 41 (18.22%) Cisco ASA
16 37 (16.44%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (15.56%) NX-OS
18 33 (14.67%) Broadband
18 33 (14.67%) IPv4
19 31 (13.78%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.11%) MySQL
2 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Subversion
1 3 (1.33%) JIRA
1 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.33%) Hudson
1 3 (1.33%) Jenkins
General
1 63 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.11%) Finance
3 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.67%) Back Office
4 4 (1.78%) Retail
5 3 (1.33%) Billing
5 3 (1.33%) Banking
6 2 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 119 (52.89%) Network Engineer
2 51 (22.67%) Consultant
3 35 (15.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 32 (14.22%) Senior Consultant
5 27 (12.00%) Network Consultant
6 25 (11.11%) Network Support
7 21 (9.33%) Support Engineer
8 18 (8.00%) Senior Network Consultant
9 17 (7.56%) Network Support Engineer
10 16 (7.11%) Security Engineer
10 16 (7.11%) Architect
11 14 (6.22%) IP Engineer
12 13 (5.78%) Technical Consultant
13 12 (5.33%) Team Leader
13 12 (5.33%) Network Team Leader
14 11 (4.89%) Senior Technical Consultant
14 11 (4.89%) Network Security Engineer
15 10 (4.44%) Network Architect
16 8 (3.56%) IP Network Engineer
16 8 (3.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.33%) CSS
2 3 (1.33%) LAMP
3 2 (0.89%) RESTful
3 2 (0.89%) SOAP
3 2 (0.89%) Web Services
4 1 (0.44%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.44%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 58 (25.78%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.22%) Smartphone
4 13 (5.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.33%) Wiki
7 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.89%) IVR
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) Statistics
8 1 (0.44%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.56%) Linux
2 19 (8.44%) UNIX
3 10 (4.44%) Windows
4 5 (2.22%) CentOS
5 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.33%) Debian
5 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.22%) Load Balancing
2 31 (13.78%) Network Management
3 26 (11.56%) Network Design
4 25 (11.11%) ITIL
5 18 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 17 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (5.78%) DDoS Mitigation
8 11 (4.89%) Project Management
9 10 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (3.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.56%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.11%) Migration
12 6 (2.67%) Security Architecture
12 6 (2.67%) Network Architecture
12 6 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (2.67%) Problem Management
13 5 (2.22%) Test Management
13 5 (2.22%) Open Source
13 5 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.78%) Perl
2 11 (4.89%) Python
3 6 (2.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (2.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.22%) PHP
5 4 (1.78%) SQL
6 3 (1.33%) Java
6 3 (1.33%) Ruby
7 2 (0.89%) Erlang
8 1 (0.44%) Korn
8 1 (0.44%) Tcl
8 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 138 (61.33%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (40.89%) CCNP
3 58 (25.78%) CCIE
4 34 (15.11%) CCNA
5 25 (11.11%) Degree
6 16 (7.11%) Security Cleared
7 14 (6.22%) CCDP
8 13 (5.78%) CCSP
8 13 (5.78%) CCIP
8 13 (5.78%) Check Point Certification
9 12 (5.33%) JNCIS
10 11 (4.89%) SC Cleared
11 10 (4.44%) CCSA
11 10 (4.44%) CCSE
12 6 (2.67%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.67%) CISSP
12 6 (2.67%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.33%) MCITP
13 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.11%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.78%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.33%) iptables
4 3 (1.33%) Xen
4 3 (1.33%) Samba
4 3 (1.33%) Postfix
4 3 (1.33%) XenServer
5 2 (0.89%) vSphere
5 2 (0.89%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.89%) KVM
6 1 (0.44%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 14 (6.22%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.22%) Puppet
3 4 (1.78%) Nagios
4 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.33%) Salt
4 3 (1.33%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.89%) HP NNM
5 2 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 203 (90.22%) Cisco
2 125 (55.56%) Juniper
3 94 (41.78%) F5
4 47 (20.89%) CheckPoint
5 43 (19.11%) VMware
6 33 (14.67%) Riverbed
7 19 (8.44%) Huawei
8 15 (6.67%) Blue Coat
9 13 (5.78%) HP
10 12 (5.33%) Fortinet
11 10 (4.44%) Oracle
12 7 (3.11%) Microsoft
12 7 (3.11%) Nokia
13 6 (2.67%) Citrix
13 6 (2.67%) ProCurve
13 6 (2.67%) Brocade
14 5 (2.22%) Aruba
14 5 (2.22%) Nortel
14 5 (2.22%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
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