The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 119 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 108 108 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.84% 2.03% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.51% 6.32% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 54 80 95
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £62,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1660 1709 1689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.22% 32.11% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1265 1367
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +30 86 £47,000 -10.47% 8
Bracknell +11 6 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Slough -11 4 £33,750 -43.75% 2
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 169 (96.57%) Cisco
2 167 (95.43%) BGP
3 139 (79.43%) Firewall
4 106 (60.57%) MPLS
5 97 (55.43%) VoIP
6 84 (48.00%) Juniper
7 79 (45.14%) Cisco Certification
8 76 (43.43%) Network Management
9 70 (40.00%) SNMP
10 69 (39.43%) DNS
11 66 (37.71%) VPN
12 65 (37.14%) WAN
13 62 (35.43%) IPsec
13 62 (35.43%) Telecoms
14 61 (34.86%) Internet
15 60 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 59 (33.71%) LAN
17 54 (30.86%) Broadband
18 53 (30.29%) Network Security
19 52 (29.71%) Retail
19 52 (29.71%) Billing
20 51 (29.14%) EIGRP
21 49 (28.00%) SSL
21 49 (28.00%) Smartphone
22 45 (25.71%) F5
23 44 (25.14%) TCP/IP
24 43 (24.57%) Cisco IOS
25 42 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
25 42 (24.00%) IGRP
26 37 (21.14%) CCNA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (6.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.29%) Apache
2 4 (2.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.29%) IIS
3 2 (1.14%) Lync
4 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (95.43%) BGP
2 139 (79.43%) Firewall
3 106 (60.57%) MPLS
4 97 (55.43%) VoIP
5 70 (40.00%) SNMP
6 69 (39.43%) DNS
7 66 (37.71%) VPN
8 65 (37.14%) WAN
9 62 (35.43%) IPsec
10 61 (34.86%) Internet
11 60 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 59 (33.71%) LAN
13 54 (30.86%) Broadband
14 53 (30.29%) Network Security
15 51 (29.14%) EIGRP
16 49 (28.00%) SSL
17 44 (25.14%) TCP/IP
18 43 (24.57%) Cisco IOS
19 42 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
19 42 (24.00%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.86%) MySQL
2 9 (5.14%) SQL Server
General
1 62 (35.43%) Telecoms
2 52 (29.71%) Retail
2 52 (29.71%) Billing
3 36 (20.57%) Finance
4 9 (5.14%) Back Office
5 5 (2.86%) Marketing
6 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 40 (22.86%) Security Engineer
2 40 (22.86%) IP Engineer
3 36 (20.57%) Design Engineer
4 33 (18.86%) Senior Design Engineer
5 31 (17.71%) Senior IP Engineer
6 25 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
7 21 (12.00%) Technical Design Authority
8 18 (10.29%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (7.43%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (7.43%) Consultant
11 12 (6.86%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (6.86%) Network Consultant
11 12 (6.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 10 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
13 9 (5.14%) Architect
14 8 (4.57%) Security Consultant
14 8 (4.57%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.29%) SOAP
2 4 (2.29%) .NET
3 2 (1.14%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.00%) Smartphone
2 5 (2.86%) PKI
3 4 (2.29%) Open Source
4 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.57%) Linux
2 18 (10.29%) UNIX
3 12 (6.86%) CentOS
4 5 (2.86%) Windows
4 5 (2.86%) AIX
5 2 (1.14%) Debian
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (43.43%) Network Management
2 27 (15.43%) Network Design
3 25 (14.29%) Change Management
4 23 (13.14%) Load Balancing
5 19 (10.86%) Data Security
6 16 (9.14%) Capacity Management
7 11 (6.29%) Change Control
8 9 (5.14%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.57%) Time Management
10 6 (3.43%) ITIL
10 6 (3.43%) Project Management
11 5 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (2.29%) CRM
13 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2
13 2 (1.14%) Validation
13 2 (1.14%) Problem Management
13 2 (1.14%) Network Load Balancing
13 2 (1.14%) Stress Testing
13 2 (1.14%) Project Planning
13 2 (1.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.86%) Perl
2 12 (6.86%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.86%) Python
4 4 (2.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (45.14%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (21.14%) CCNA
3 36 (20.57%) CCNP
4 34 (19.43%) CCSP
5 33 (18.86%) JNCIA
6 27 (15.43%) CCIE
7 18 (10.29%) CCIP
8 9 (5.14%) RHCE
9 5 (2.86%) OSCP
9 5 (2.86%) Degree
9 5 (2.86%) CCDP
10 3 (1.71%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.57%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 18 (10.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.14%) Sendmail
2 2 (1.14%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (10.86%) CiscoWorks
1 19 (10.86%) HP NNM
2 9 (5.14%) Puppet
2 9 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.57%) OpenView
4 5 (2.86%) Netcool
5 4 (2.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.57%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.57%) Cacti
7 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 169 (96.57%) Cisco
2 84 (48.00%) Juniper
3 45 (25.71%) F5
4 36 (20.57%) CheckPoint
5 25 (14.29%) Avaya
6 23 (13.14%) HP
7 18 (10.29%) ServiceNow
8 16 (9.14%) Microsoft
9 13 (7.43%) Red Hat
10 9 (5.14%) Redback
11 8 (4.57%) VMware
12 7 (4.00%) BT
13 6 (3.43%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.86%) Riverbed
15 4 (2.29%) Blue Coat
15 4 (2.29%) Brocade
15 4 (2.29%) Fortinet
16 3 (1.71%) Infoblox
16 3 (1.71%) Huawei
16 3 (1.71%) WatchGuard
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