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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 45 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 13 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.71% 1.46% 3.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.57% 4.32% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 14
Average salary £53,100 £46,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.43% +18.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £42,500 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £49,650 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
123 185 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.68% 33.76% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82 145 165
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 7 May 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Bracknell

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 18 (85.71%) Cisco
1 18 (85.71%) BGP
2 15 (71.43%) MPLS
3 13 (61.90%) WAN
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 10 (47.62%) EIGRP
4 10 (47.62%) Juniper
4 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
5 9 (42.86%) RIP
6 8 (38.10%) LAN
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) CCIE
7 6 (28.57%) HP
7 6 (28.57%) Network Design
7 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 6 (28.57%) Network Security
7 6 (28.57%) Multicast
8 5 (23.81%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
8 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
8 5 (23.81%) VLAN
8 5 (23.81%) Retail
8 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) WLAN
8 5 (23.81%) DHCP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) BGP
2 15 (71.43%) MPLS
3 13 (61.90%) WAN
4 10 (47.62%) EIGRP
5 9 (42.86%) RIP
6 8 (38.10%) LAN
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) Network Security
7 6 (28.57%) Multicast
8 5 (23.81%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (23.81%) VLAN
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) WLAN
8 5 (23.81%) DHCP
8 5 (23.81%) IGRP
9 4 (19.05%) VRRP
9 4 (19.05%) IPsec
9 4 (19.05%) IPv6
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Network Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Network Support
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Network Design
1 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
2 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) SIEM
4 1 (4.76%) Database Security
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.76%) Korn
1 1 (4.76%) Python
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCDA
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CCIP
4 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Juniper
2 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) Nokia
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) Brocade
5 4 (19.05%) F5
6 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Radware