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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 47 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.36% 0.75% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 2.05% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 21
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £36,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,100 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
117 195 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.71% 36.59% 36.70%
Number of salaries quoted 94 146 155
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Bracknell

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) BGP
3 12 (66.67%) MPLS
4 11 (61.11%) Juniper
4 11 (61.11%) RIP
5 10 (55.56%) EIGRP
6 8 (44.44%) Linux
6 8 (44.44%) WAN
7 7 (38.89%) LAN
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (38.89%) VLAN
7 7 (38.89%) Multicast
8 6 (33.33%) F5
8 6 (33.33%) Brocade
8 6 (33.33%) Network Security
8 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 6 (33.33%) VRRP
8 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
8 6 (33.33%) DNS
8 6 (33.33%) CCIE
9 5 (27.78%) VPN
9 5 (27.78%) DHCP
9 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (27.78%) IGRP
9 5 (27.78%) Blue Coat
9 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
9 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
9 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
10 4 (22.22%) IPsec

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 13 (72.22%) BGP
2 12 (66.67%) MPLS
3 11 (61.11%) RIP
4 10 (55.56%) EIGRP
5 8 (44.44%) WAN
6 7 (38.89%) LAN
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) VLAN
6 7 (38.89%) Multicast
7 6 (33.33%) Network Security
7 6 (33.33%) VRRP
7 6 (33.33%) DNS
8 5 (27.78%) VPN
8 5 (27.78%) DHCP
8 5 (27.78%) IGRP
9 4 (22.22%) IPsec
9 4 (22.22%) IPv6
10 3 (16.67%) IPv4
11 2 (11.11%) SSL
11 2 (11.11%) L2TP
General
1 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Network Support
3 5 (27.78%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (5.56%) SDLC
3 1 (5.56%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Database Security
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Korn
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCIP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCDA
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Juniper
3 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (33.33%) Brocade
3 6 (33.33%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) Blue Coat
4 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Radware
6 1 (5.56%) Nokia