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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 167 105 136
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +31
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 42 115 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 2.30% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.87% 8.63% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 59 58
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
1086 1332 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.51% 26.69% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 827 890 958
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 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -20 22 £60,000 +11.62% 3
Bracknell -13 8 £49,750 -4.78%
Slough +6 5 £52,500 -16.00%
Newbury -1 3 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Windsor - 1 - -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 126 (89.36%) MPLS
2 125 (88.65%) BGP
3 122 (86.52%) Cisco
3 122 (86.52%) Juniper
4 87 (61.70%) Firewall
5 82 (58.16%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (56.03%) VPN
7 72 (51.06%) TCP/IP
8 65 (46.10%) CCNP
8 65 (46.10%) F5
9 64 (45.39%) WAN
10 53 (37.59%) Cisco ASA
11 51 (36.17%) EIGRP
12 47 (33.33%) Data Centre
13 41 (29.08%) SSL
14 38 (26.95%) Wireless
15 37 (26.24%) IPsec
15 37 (26.24%) CheckPoint
15 37 (26.24%) LAN
16 34 (24.11%) VRRP
17 33 (23.40%) BIG-IP
18 32 (22.70%) VLAN
19 31 (21.99%) Brocade
19 31 (21.99%) Network Security
19 31 (21.99%) Multicast
20 30 (21.28%) Telecoms
21 27 (19.15%) CCIE
22 26 (18.44%) Ethernet
23 24 (17.02%) RIP
23 24 (17.02%) Network Monitoring

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 3 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 126 (89.36%) MPLS
2 125 (88.65%) BGP
3 87 (61.70%) Firewall
4 79 (56.03%) VPN
5 72 (51.06%) TCP/IP
6 64 (45.39%) WAN
7 53 (37.59%) Cisco ASA
8 51 (36.17%) EIGRP
9 41 (29.08%) SSL
10 38 (26.95%) Wireless
11 37 (26.24%) IPsec
11 37 (26.24%) LAN
12 34 (24.11%) VRRP
13 33 (23.40%) BIG-IP
14 32 (22.70%) VLAN
15 31 (21.99%) Multicast
15 31 (21.99%) Network Security
16 26 (18.44%) Ethernet
17 24 (17.02%) RIP
18 22 (15.60%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) MySQL
General
1 30 (21.28%) Telecoms
2 21 (14.89%) Manufacturing
3 18 (12.77%) Finance
4 3 (2.13%) German Language
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (67.38%) Network Engineer
2 44 (31.21%) Support Engineer
3 40 (28.37%) Network Support
3 40 (28.37%) Network Support Engineer
4 27 (19.15%) Switch Engineer
5 21 (14.89%) Security Engineer
6 20 (14.18%) Network Security Engineer
7 17 (12.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (11.35%) Cisco Engineer
8 16 (11.35%) Design Engineer
8 16 (11.35%) Senior Network Support
8 16 (11.35%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 16 (11.35%) Senior Support Engineer
9 14 (9.93%) Consultant
9 14 (9.93%) Network Consultant
10 13 (9.22%) Cisco Consultant
10 13 (9.22%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 13 (9.22%) Ericsson Engineer
10 13 (9.22%) Juniper Consultant
11 12 (8.51%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.48%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.71%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (0.71%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.35%) Virtual Team
3 7 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.60%) Linux
2 9 (6.38%) Windows
3 8 (5.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.71%) CentOS
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.02%) Network Monitoring
2 21 (14.89%) Network Design
3 17 (12.06%) Change Management
4 16 (11.35%) ITIL
5 15 (10.64%) Load Balancing
5 15 (10.64%) Network Management
6 13 (9.22%) Network Architecture
6 13 (9.22%) Project Management
7 10 (7.09%) High Availability
8 9 (6.38%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.96%) Data Security
9 7 (4.96%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.26%) Change Control
10 6 (4.26%) Network Planning
11 5 (3.55%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.55%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.55%) Trend Analysis
12 3 (2.13%) Capacity Management
12 3 (2.13%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (2.84%) Perl
3 3 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 82 (58.16%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (46.10%) CCNP
3 27 (19.15%) CCIE
4 17 (12.06%) CCNA
5 13 (9.22%) CCSP
6 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.80%) Security Cleared
7 10 (7.09%) Degree
8 8 (5.67%) CCVP
9 4 (2.84%) CCIP
9 4 (2.84%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.84%) JNCIE
9 4 (2.84%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.71%) CCDA
10 1 (0.71%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.13%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Firmware
2 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (4.26%) Cacti
2 6 (4.26%) Nagios
2 6 (4.26%) SmokePing
3 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 122 (86.52%) Cisco
1 122 (86.52%) Juniper
2 65 (46.10%) F5
3 37 (26.24%) CheckPoint
4 31 (21.99%) Brocade
5 23 (16.31%) NetScout
6 16 (11.35%) Palo Alto
6 16 (11.35%) SolarWinds
7 13 (9.22%) Blue Coat
7 13 (9.22%) Ericsson
7 13 (9.22%) Redback
8 12 (8.51%) HP
9 9 (6.38%) Aruba
9 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
10 6 (4.26%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (4.26%) Riverbed
10 6 (4.26%) Stonesoft
11 5 (3.55%) Huawei
11 5 (3.55%) VMware
12 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
Newbury
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Circa; 25,000-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa- 25,000-30,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plu
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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