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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 78 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.55% 3.33% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 8.63% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 2
Average salary £22,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% -10.52%
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
211 197 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 38.79% 38.63% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 102 134 145
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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 18 September 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Bracknell

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) RIP
3 5 (62.50%) VLAN
3 5 (62.50%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) Multicast
4 4 (50.00%) Brocade
4 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) VRRP
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) German Language
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (12.50%) HSRP
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 1 (12.50%) IGRP
6 1 (12.50%) TACACS
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Frame Relay
6 1 (12.50%) IPsec

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) RIP
2 5 (62.50%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) Multicast
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) VRRP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) IGRP
4 1 (12.50%) TACACS
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Frame Relay
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) H.323
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) Brocade
4 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint