The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 92 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 48 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.03% 1.30% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.60% 4.16% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 28
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
727 722 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.81% 31.36% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 402 520 535
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 98 (98.00%) BGP
2 92 (92.00%) Cisco
3 69 (69.00%) Firewall
4 62 (62.00%) MPLS
4 62 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (57.00%) CCNP
5 57 (57.00%) TCP/IP
5 57 (57.00%) Juniper
6 50 (50.00%) EIGRP
7 44 (44.00%) DNS
8 37 (37.00%) Network Security
8 37 (37.00%) F5
9 35 (35.00%) SSL
10 34 (34.00%) VPN
11 30 (30.00%) IPv6
12 28 (28.00%) VoIP
13 27 (27.00%) SNMP
14 25 (25.00%) VLAN
14 25 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (24.00%) Problem Management
16 22 (22.00%) IPsec
16 22 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (22.00%) Network Management
17 19 (19.00%) Mentoring
17 19 (19.00%) IPv4
18 18 (18.00%) WAN
18 18 (18.00%) BIG-IP
19 17 (17.00%) Project Management
20 15 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
20 15 (15.00%) Huawei

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.00%) Apache
1 2 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Office
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 98 (98.00%) BGP
2 69 (69.00%) Firewall
3 62 (62.00%) MPLS
4 57 (57.00%) TCP/IP
5 50 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 44 (44.00%) DNS
7 37 (37.00%) Network Security
8 35 (35.00%) SSL
9 34 (34.00%) VPN
10 30 (30.00%) IPv6
11 28 (28.00%) VoIP
12 27 (27.00%) SNMP
13 25 (25.00%) VLAN
14 22 (22.00%) IPsec
14 22 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (19.00%) IPv4
16 18 (18.00%) WAN
16 18 (18.00%) BIG-IP
17 15 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (13.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 13 (13.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (52.00%) Network Engineer
2 26 (26.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 26 (26.00%) Security Engineer
3 15 (15.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 11 (11.00%) Team Leader
4 11 (11.00%) Network Team Leader
4 11 (11.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Architect
5 7 (7.00%) Network Consultant
5 7 (7.00%) Consultant
5 7 (7.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Network Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 3 (3.00%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) Web Services
1 2 (2.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.00%) UNIX
3 2 (2.00%) Debian
3 2 (2.00%) OpenBSD
3 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.00%) CentOS
4 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) Problem Management
2 22 (22.00%) Network Management
3 19 (19.00%) Mentoring
4 17 (17.00%) Project Management
5 10 (10.00%) Line Management
6 7 (7.00%) Migration
7 6 (6.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.00%) SIEM
8 5 (5.00%) ITIL
9 4 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.00%) Change Control
9 4 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.00%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.00%) Change Management
11 2 (2.00%) Knowledge Management
12 1 (1.00%) Technical Architecture
12 1 (1.00%) Programme Management
12 1 (1.00%) Network Design
12 1 (1.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.00%) Perl
1 5 (5.00%) Python
2 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (57.00%) CCNP
3 14 (14.00%) CCIE
4 12 (12.00%) CCIP
5 10 (10.00%) CCNA
6 9 (9.00%) CCSP
7 6 (6.00%) CCDP
8 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.00%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.00%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.00%) HNC
10 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 92 (92.00%) Cisco
2 57 (57.00%) Juniper
3 37 (37.00%) F5
4 15 (15.00%) Huawei
5 9 (9.00%) NetScout
6 7 (7.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.00%) VMware
8 5 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.00%) BMC
8 5 (5.00%) SevOne
9 4 (4.00%) HP
10 2 (2.00%) Dell
10 2 (2.00%) Nortel
10 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.00%) Foundry
10 2 (2.00%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.00%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.00%) Aruba
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago