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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 71 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.42% 2.17% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 5.58% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 6
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £34,348
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -11.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £33,696
10% offered a salary of more than £47,415 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
204 215 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 36.30% 38.95% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 97 152 119
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 23 October 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Bracknell

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
1 11 (91.67%) MPLS
2 10 (83.33%) BGP
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
5 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 5 (41.67%) IPsec
6 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (33.33%) DSL
6 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 3 (25.00%) RIP
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (25.00%) CCNA
7 3 (25.00%) F5
7 3 (25.00%) VLAN
8 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
8 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 2 (16.67%) VRRP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) SSL
8 2 (16.67%) WLAN
8 2 (16.67%) Multicast
8 2 (16.67%) Brocade

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
1 11 (91.67%) MPLS
2 10 (83.33%) BGP
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Network Security
3 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) IPsec
5 4 (33.33%) DSL
5 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 3 (25.00%) RIP
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 2 (16.67%) VRRP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) SSL
7 2 (16.67%) WLAN
7 2 (16.67%) Multicast
8 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) Brocade
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Nokia
5 1 (8.33%) VMware