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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 144 110 191
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +81
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 83 128 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 2.28% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.64% 7.97% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 65 87 38
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,100 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1787 1606 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.19% 28.60% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1144 1120
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -13 51 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Slough +11 21 £38,500 -14.44% 4
Newbury +1 5 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Bracknell -22 3 £22,500 -47.05%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 194 (92.38%) Cisco
1 194 (92.38%) BGP
2 173 (82.38%) Firewall
3 158 (75.24%) MPLS
4 104 (49.52%) Network Management
5 101 (48.10%) Cisco Certification
6 99 (47.14%) Juniper
7 97 (46.19%) SNMP
8 90 (42.86%) DNS
9 84 (40.00%) VoIP
10 73 (34.76%) VPN
11 72 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 70 (33.33%) Telecoms
13 69 (32.86%) F5
14 68 (32.38%) Internet
15 64 (30.48%) CCNP
16 60 (28.57%) TCP/IP
17 59 (28.10%) IPsec
18 52 (24.76%) SSL
19 46 (21.90%) CheckPoint
20 44 (20.95%) Load Balancing
21 42 (20.00%) Smartphone
21 42 (20.00%) Broadband
22 40 (19.05%) WAN
22 40 (19.05%) CCNA
22 40 (19.05%) EIGRP
22 40 (19.05%) Network Security
23 39 (18.57%) Billing
23 39 (18.57%) Retail
24 36 (17.14%) IGRP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 15 (7.14%) Lync
2 2 (0.95%) IIS
2 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (92.38%) BGP
2 173 (82.38%) Firewall
3 158 (75.24%) MPLS
4 97 (46.19%) SNMP
5 90 (42.86%) DNS
6 84 (40.00%) VoIP
7 73 (34.76%) VPN
8 72 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 68 (32.38%) Internet
10 60 (28.57%) TCP/IP
11 59 (28.10%) IPsec
12 52 (24.76%) SSL
13 42 (20.00%) Broadband
14 40 (19.05%) WAN
14 40 (19.05%) EIGRP
14 40 (19.05%) Network Security
15 36 (17.14%) IGRP
16 31 (14.76%) PPP
17 30 (14.29%) SMTP
17 30 (14.29%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.81%) MySQL
2 5 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 70 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 39 (18.57%) Retail
2 39 (18.57%) Billing
3 19 (9.05%) Finance
4 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 67 (31.90%) Network Engineer
2 46 (21.90%) Design Engineer
3 43 (20.48%) Senior Design Engineer
4 38 (18.10%) IP Engineer
5 34 (16.19%) Senior IP Engineer
5 34 (16.19%) Security Engineer
6 28 (13.33%) NOC Engineer
7 23 (10.95%) Consultant
7 23 (10.95%) Technical Design Authority
8 22 (10.48%) Senior Security Engineer
9 19 (9.05%) Team Leader
9 19 (9.05%) Network Consultant
9 19 (9.05%) Security Consultant
9 19 (9.05%) Network Security Engineer
10 18 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
11 16 (7.62%) Network Security Consultant
12 11 (5.24%) Network Team Leader
13 10 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
13 10 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
14 9 (4.29%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (0.95%) .NET
3 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 20 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.95%) SecurID
5 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.14%) Linux
2 14 (6.67%) UNIX
3 8 (3.81%) CentOS
4 6 (2.86%) Windows
5 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (49.52%) Network Management
2 44 (20.95%) Load Balancing
3 32 (15.24%) Capacity Management
4 29 (13.81%) Network Design
5 21 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 17 (8.10%) Validation
7 15 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (5.71%) Change Management
9 11 (5.24%) ITIL
10 10 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (4.76%) Demand Forecasting
11 9 (4.29%) Change Control
12 8 (3.81%) Project Management
13 6 (2.86%) Service Delivery
14 5 (2.38%) Configuration Management
14 5 (2.38%) Data Security
15 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2
15 4 (1.90%) Migration
15 4 (1.90%) Line Management
16 3 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.71%) Perl
2 8 (3.81%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 6 (2.86%) SQL
4 4 (1.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 101 (48.10%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (30.48%) CCNP
3 40 (19.05%) CCNA
4 26 (12.38%) CCIE
5 21 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 19 (9.05%) Degree
7 14 (6.67%) JNCIA
8 10 (4.76%) CCIP
9 8 (3.81%) CCSP
10 6 (2.86%) RHCE
11 5 (2.38%) JNCIE
11 5 (2.38%) CISSP
12 3 (1.43%) CCDP
12 3 (1.43%) CISA
12 3 (1.43%) CISM
12 3 (1.43%) PCI QSA
13 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.95%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.48%) CCSA
14 1 (0.48%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.14%) SLA
3 8 (3.81%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.90%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 15 (7.14%) vSphere
2 15 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.95%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
1 15 (7.14%) HP NNM
1 15 (7.14%) Zenoss
2 8 (3.81%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.38%) Puppet
4 2 (0.95%) SmokePing
4 2 (0.95%) Cacti
4 2 (0.95%) Nagios
5 1 (0.48%) Netcool
Vendors
1 194 (92.38%) Cisco
2 99 (47.14%) Juniper
3 69 (32.86%) F5
4 46 (21.90%) CheckPoint
5 35 (16.67%) Huawei
6 22 (10.48%) Microsoft
7 18 (8.57%) VMware
8 16 (7.62%) HP
9 15 (7.14%) Fortinet
10 9 (4.29%) Polycom
10 9 (4.29%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.81%) Riverbed
12 7 (3.33%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.38%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.90%) Brocade
15 3 (1.43%) NetScout
15 3 (1.43%) Avaya
15 3 (1.43%) ServiceNow
16 2 (0.95%) AlgoSec
16 2 (0.95%) SevOne
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