The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 61 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.60% 1.42% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.42% 3.61% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 13
Average salary £65,000 £46,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.03% -6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
OSPF
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 166 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.54% 39.15% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 117 115 122
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

OSPF
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Bracknell region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Bracknell

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Bracknell

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 22 (100.00%) BGP
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco
3 15 (68.18%) MPLS
4 13 (59.09%) WAN
5 12 (54.55%) Network Security
6 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 11 (50.00%) Firewall
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
8 8 (36.36%) VPN
8 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
9 7 (31.82%) Network Design
9 7 (31.82%) DNS
9 7 (31.82%) Linux
9 7 (31.82%) LAN
9 7 (31.82%) Problem Management
10 6 (27.27%) Software-Defined Networking
10 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
10 6 (27.27%) ITIL
10 6 (27.27%) UNIX
10 6 (27.27%) Juniper
10 6 (27.27%) Nokia
10 6 (27.27%) HP
10 6 (27.27%) Citrix
10 6 (27.27%) RIP
10 6 (27.27%) WLAN
10 6 (27.27%) Retail
10 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
10 6 (27.27%) IPsec
11 5 (22.73%) IGRP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) BGP
2 15 (68.18%) MPLS
3 13 (59.09%) WAN
4 12 (54.55%) Network Security
5 11 (50.00%) Firewall
6 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 8 (36.36%) VPN
6 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
7 7 (31.82%) DNS
7 7 (31.82%) LAN
8 6 (27.27%) Software-Defined Networking
8 6 (27.27%) RIP
8 6 (27.27%) WLAN
8 6 (27.27%) IPsec
9 5 (22.73%) IGRP
9 5 (22.73%) DHCP
9 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
10 4 (18.18%) VoIP
10 4 (18.18%) DSL
11 2 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Network Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Network Design
1 7 (31.82%) Problem Management
2 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (22.73%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) CCIE
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CCIP
4 1 (4.55%) CCDA
4 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) Nokia
3 6 (27.27%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Radware