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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 151 110 112
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 56 124 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 2.42% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.03% 9.27% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 45 63 64
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
1113 1338 1657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.79% 26.15% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 865 857 1036
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 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -12 27 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Bracknell -5 11 £49,500 -5.71% 1
Newbury +18 8 £42,500 - 1
Slough +8 6 £52,500 -16.00%
Windsor - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £40,500 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 145 (90.63%) BGP
2 140 (87.50%) MPLS
3 134 (83.75%) Cisco
3 134 (83.75%) Juniper
4 98 (61.25%) Firewall
5 96 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 87 (54.38%) VPN
7 79 (49.38%) CCNP
8 78 (48.75%) TCP/IP
9 73 (45.63%) F5
10 71 (44.38%) WAN
11 65 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
12 56 (35.00%) EIGRP
13 54 (33.75%) Data Centre
14 49 (30.63%) Wireless
15 45 (28.13%) CheckPoint
16 42 (26.25%) SSL
17 39 (24.38%) IPsec
17 39 (24.38%) Telecoms
17 39 (24.38%) VRRP
18 38 (23.75%) LAN
19 36 (22.50%) BIG-IP
20 34 (21.25%) VLAN
20 34 (21.25%) Network Security
20 34 (21.25%) CCIE
21 33 (20.63%) Ethernet
21 33 (20.63%) Network Design
22 30 (18.75%) Brocade
22 30 (18.75%) Multicast
23 28 (17.50%) HSRP

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 2 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.75%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 145 (90.63%) BGP
2 140 (87.50%) MPLS
3 98 (61.25%) Firewall
4 87 (54.38%) VPN
5 78 (48.75%) TCP/IP
6 71 (44.38%) WAN
7 65 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
8 56 (35.00%) EIGRP
9 49 (30.63%) Wireless
10 42 (26.25%) SSL
11 39 (24.38%) IPsec
11 39 (24.38%) VRRP
12 38 (23.75%) LAN
13 36 (22.50%) BIG-IP
14 34 (21.25%) Network Security
14 34 (21.25%) VLAN
15 33 (20.63%) Ethernet
16 30 (18.75%) Multicast
17 28 (17.50%) HSRP
18 24 (15.00%) RIP
General
1 39 (24.38%) Telecoms
2 22 (13.75%) Finance
3 20 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.88%) German Language
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Billing
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (65.00%) Network Engineer
2 45 (28.13%) Support Engineer
3 40 (25.00%) Network Support
3 40 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 29 (18.13%) Switch Engineer
5 22 (13.75%) Senior Network Engineer
6 21 (13.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 21 (13.13%) Design Engineer
7 20 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
7 20 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 20 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
8 18 (11.25%) Ericsson Engineer
8 18 (11.25%) Network Security Engineer
8 18 (11.25%) Security Engineer
9 17 (10.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 16 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
11 15 (9.38%) Consultant
11 15 (9.38%) Network Consultant
12 14 (8.75%) Cisco Consultant
12 14 (8.75%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.25%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (1.25%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (33.75%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 7 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.00%) Linux
2 13 (8.13%) Windows
3 8 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.63%) Network Design
2 25 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (11.25%) ITIL
3 18 (11.25%) Network Architecture
4 17 (10.63%) Load Balancing
5 16 (10.00%) Network Management
6 14 (8.75%) Change Management
7 12 (7.50%) Project Management
8 10 (6.25%) High Availability
9 9 (5.63%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.38%) Data Security
11 7 (4.38%) Network Load Balancing
12 6 (3.75%) Change Control
12 6 (3.75%) Network Planning
13 4 (2.50%) Presales
14 3 (1.88%) Capacity Management
15 2 (1.25%) Case Management
15 2 (1.25%) Project Planning
15 2 (1.25%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.63%) Shell Script
2 5 (3.13%) Perl
3 4 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 96 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (49.38%) CCNP
3 34 (21.25%) CCIE
4 20 (12.50%) CCNA
5 15 (9.38%) CCSP
6 13 (8.13%) SC Cleared
6 13 (8.13%) Security Cleared
7 10 (6.25%) Degree
8 8 (5.00%) CCVP
9 5 (3.13%) CCDP
9 5 (3.13%) JNCIA
9 5 (3.13%) JNCIE
9 5 (3.13%) JNCIP
10 4 (2.50%) CCIP
11 3 (1.88%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.25%) SAS 70
2 2 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.38%) Firmware
1 7 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.63%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (3.75%) Cacti
2 6 (3.75%) Nagios
2 6 (3.75%) SmokePing
3 2 (1.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 134 (83.75%) Cisco
1 134 (83.75%) Juniper
2 73 (45.63%) F5
3 45 (28.13%) CheckPoint
4 30 (18.75%) Brocade
5 24 (15.00%) NetScout
6 18 (11.25%) Ericsson
6 18 (11.25%) Redback
7 17 (10.63%) Palo Alto
8 16 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 16 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 14 (8.75%) VMware
10 12 (7.50%) HP
11 10 (6.25%) Microsoft
12 9 (5.63%) Aruba
13 8 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
14 6 (3.75%) Riverbed
14 6 (3.75%) Stonesoft
15 5 (3.13%) Huawei
16 4 (2.50%) ION Trading
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