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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 131 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 82 104 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.83% 2.05% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.72% 7.62% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 69 52 58
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 £42,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £56,850
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
1221 1365 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.28% 26.94% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 968 849 1054
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 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 24 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 +7 38 £60,000 +17.07% 1
Newbury +21 22 £50,000 -
Bracknell -4 10 £49,500 -10.00% 1
Slough +8 7 £51,250 -18.00% 1
Wokingham - 1 £40,500 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 176 (93.12%) BGP
2 156 (82.54%) MPLS
3 154 (81.48%) Cisco
4 153 (80.95%) Juniper
5 120 (63.49%) Cisco Certification
6 115 (60.85%) Firewall
7 100 (52.91%) VPN
8 98 (51.85%) CCNP
9 90 (47.62%) TCP/IP
10 89 (47.09%) WAN
11 79 (41.80%) F5
12 70 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
13 69 (36.51%) EIGRP
14 66 (34.92%) Wireless
15 61 (32.28%) Data Centre
16 57 (30.16%) LAN
17 53 (28.04%) SSL
18 52 (27.51%) CheckPoint
19 48 (25.40%) IPsec
20 47 (24.87%) Telecoms
21 46 (24.34%) CCIE
21 46 (24.34%) VLAN
22 41 (21.69%) Ethernet
23 39 (20.63%) VRRP
24 38 (20.11%) BIG-IP
25 37 (19.58%) Network Design
25 37 (19.58%) Network Security
25 37 (19.58%) Multicast
26 32 (16.93%) HSRP
26 32 (16.93%) 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 4 (2.12%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 176 (93.12%) BGP
2 156 (82.54%) MPLS
3 115 (60.85%) Firewall
4 100 (52.91%) VPN
5 90 (47.62%) TCP/IP
6 89 (47.09%) WAN
7 70 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
8 69 (36.51%) EIGRP
9 66 (34.92%) Wireless
10 57 (30.16%) LAN
11 53 (28.04%) SSL
12 48 (25.40%) IPsec
13 46 (24.34%) VLAN
14 41 (21.69%) Ethernet
15 39 (20.63%) VRRP
16 38 (20.11%) BIG-IP
17 37 (19.58%) Multicast
17 37 (19.58%) Network Security
18 32 (16.93%) HSRP
19 26 (13.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.06%) MySQL
General
1 47 (24.87%) Telecoms
2 31 (16.40%) Finance
3 21 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.59%) German Language
4 3 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 119 (62.96%) Network Engineer
2 45 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 38 (20.11%) Network Support
3 38 (20.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 28 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 27 (14.29%) Switch Engineer
6 25 (13.23%) Cisco Engineer
7 23 (12.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 23 (12.17%) Consultant
8 21 (11.11%) Design Engineer
9 19 (10.05%) Ericsson Engineer
9 19 (10.05%) Network Consultant
9 19 (10.05%) Senior Network Support
9 19 (10.05%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 19 (10.05%) Senior Support Engineer
10 17 (8.99%) Implementation Engineer
10 17 (8.99%) Network Security Engineer
10 17 (8.99%) Security Engineer
11 15 (7.94%) Cisco Consultant
11 15 (7.94%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.05%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.12%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (2.12%) Web Services
2 4 (2.12%) XMPP
3 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (32.28%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.29%) Linux
2 13 (6.88%) Windows
3 8 (4.23%) Unix
4 6 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.12%) CentOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.58%) Network Design
2 28 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 23 (12.17%) Network Monitoring
4 22 (11.64%) Network Architecture
5 20 (10.58%) Network Management
6 13 (6.88%) ITIL
7 11 (5.82%) Presales
7 11 (5.82%) Project Management
8 9 (4.76%) Change Management
8 9 (4.76%) High Availability
8 9 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (3.17%) Change Control
10 6 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.17%) Network Planning
11 5 (2.65%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.65%) CRM
12 4 (2.12%) Data Security
12 4 (2.12%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.82%) Perl
2 10 (5.29%) Shell Script
3 6 (3.17%) Python
4 4 (2.12%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (63.49%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (51.85%) CCNP
3 46 (24.34%) CCIE
4 23 (12.17%) CCNA
5 21 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 21 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 15 (7.94%) CCSP
7 11 (5.82%) Degree
8 8 (4.23%) CCVP
8 8 (4.23%) JNCIP
9 7 (3.70%) JNCIA
10 6 (3.17%) JNCIE
11 5 (2.65%) CCDP
12 4 (2.12%) CCDA
12 4 (2.12%) CCIP
13 3 (1.59%) CCNP Voice
13 3 (1.59%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) SAS 70
System Software
1 15 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.12%) Firmware
4 2 (1.06%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) Cacti
1 6 (3.17%) Nagios
1 6 (3.17%) SmokePing
1 6 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (2.12%) Puppet
3 3 (1.59%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.06%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 154 (81.48%) Cisco
2 153 (80.95%) Juniper
3 79 (41.80%) F5
4 52 (27.51%) CheckPoint
5 32 (16.93%) Brocade
6 26 (13.76%) NetScout
7 23 (12.17%) VMware
8 19 (10.05%) Ericsson
8 19 (10.05%) Redback
9 16 (8.47%) HP
10 15 (7.94%) Palo Alto
11 14 (7.41%) Blue Coat
12 13 (6.88%) SolarWinds
13 12 (6.35%) Aruba
14 11 (5.82%) Microsoft
15 10 (5.29%) Extreme Networks
15 10 (5.29%) Riverbed
16 7 (3.70%) ION Trading
17 6 (3.17%) Stonesoft
18 5 (2.65%) Huawei
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