The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 105 92 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -35
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 27 56 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.49% 2.48% 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.48% 9.44% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 46
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £42,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
493 593 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.22% 26.26% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 379 362 454
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

OSPF
Salary Trend in Reading

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Reading

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 81 (100.00%) BGP
2 75 (92.59%) Cisco
3 70 (86.42%) MPLS
4 66 (81.48%) Firewall
5 65 (80.25%) Juniper
6 60 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (70.37%) CCNP
8 48 (59.26%) Cisco ASA
9 45 (55.56%) WAN
10 44 (54.32%) CheckPoint
11 43 (53.09%) F5
12 42 (51.85%) VPN
13 36 (44.44%) EIGRP
14 35 (43.21%) BIG-IP
15 34 (41.98%) Wireless
16 30 (37.04%) SSL
17 28 (34.57%) Data Centre
18 27 (33.33%) TCP/IP
19 23 (28.40%) Wireshark
20 22 (27.16%) NetScout
20 22 (27.16%) CCIE
20 22 (27.16%) tcpdump
21 21 (25.93%) IPsec
22 20 (24.69%) Network Security
22 20 (24.69%) Virtual Team
23 18 (22.22%) Telecoms
24 17 (20.99%) VoIP
25 16 (19.75%) DNS
26 15 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
27 14 (17.28%) VMware

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.47%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 81 (100.00%) BGP
2 70 (86.42%) MPLS
3 66 (81.48%) Firewall
4 48 (59.26%) Cisco ASA
5 45 (55.56%) WAN
6 42 (51.85%) VPN
7 36 (44.44%) EIGRP
8 35 (43.21%) BIG-IP
9 34 (41.98%) Wireless
10 30 (37.04%) SSL
11 27 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 23 (28.40%) Wireshark
13 22 (27.16%) tcpdump
14 21 (25.93%) IPsec
15 20 (24.69%) Network Security
16 17 (20.99%) VoIP
17 16 (19.75%) DNS
18 14 (17.28%) LAN
19 11 (13.58%) PPP
20 10 (12.35%) L2TP
General
1 18 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.35%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) German Language
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (75.31%) Network Engineer
2 31 (38.27%) Support Engineer
3 26 (32.10%) Network Support
3 26 (32.10%) Network Support Engineer
4 21 (25.93%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (24.69%) Senior Network Support
5 20 (24.69%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 20 (24.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 17 (20.99%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (19.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (18.52%) Switch Engineer
9 13 (16.05%) Juniper Engineer
10 11 (13.58%) Cisco Consultant
10 11 (13.58%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 11 (13.58%) Consultant
10 11 (13.58%) Juniper Consultant
10 11 (13.58%) Network Consultant
11 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (7.41%) Wireless Engineer
12 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.47%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (2.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.57%) Data Centre
2 20 (24.69%) Virtual Team
3 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.94%) Linux
3 4 (4.94%) Unix
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (14.81%) Network Design
3 10 (12.35%) ITIL
4 9 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 9 (11.11%) Project Management
5 8 (9.88%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.64%) Network Management
6 7 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.41%) Change Control
7 6 (7.41%) Change Management
7 6 (7.41%) Network Planning
8 4 (4.94%) Presales
9 2 (2.47%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.47%) ITSM
9 2 (2.47%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.47%) Trend Analysis
10 1 (1.23%) Migration
10 1 (1.23%) Service Management
10 1 (1.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 5 (6.17%) Perl
3 4 (4.94%) Python
4 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (70.37%) CCNP
3 22 (27.16%) CCIE
4 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.11%) CCNA
5 9 (11.11%) Degree
6 7 (8.64%) CCSP
7 4 (4.94%) CCDP
7 4 (4.94%) JNCIA
7 4 (4.94%) JNCIE
7 4 (4.94%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.70%) CCIP
9 2 (2.47%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SAS 70
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Cacti
1 6 (7.41%) Nagios
1 6 (7.41%) SmokePing
2 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (92.59%) Cisco
2 65 (80.25%) Juniper
3 44 (54.32%) CheckPoint
4 43 (53.09%) F5
5 22 (27.16%) NetScout
6 14 (17.28%) VMware
7 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.64%) Aruba
8 7 (8.64%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (7.41%) Palo Alto
9 6 (7.41%) Riverbed
9 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
9 6 (7.41%) Stonesoft
10 5 (6.17%) Huawei
11 4 (4.94%) Blue Coat
11 4 (4.94%) ION Trading
11 4 (4.94%) Radware
12 3 (3.70%) Meraki
13 2 (2.47%) Ciena
13 2 (2.47%) Nortel
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