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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 82 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 66 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.12% 1.56% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.70% 5.24% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 57 28 26
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £34,250 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
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
617 706 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.13% 29.71% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 477 389 514
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) BGP
2 87 (83.65%) Cisco
3 83 (79.81%) MPLS
3 83 (79.81%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (66.35%) CCNP
5 61 (58.65%) Firewall
5 61 (58.65%) Juniper
6 53 (50.96%) VPN
7 47 (45.19%) TCP/IP
8 46 (44.23%) F5
9 44 (42.31%) WAN
10 39 (37.50%) Wireless
11 37 (35.58%) CheckPoint
12 36 (34.62%) Data Centre
13 34 (32.69%) VLAN
14 33 (31.73%) CCIE
15 32 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (29.81%) Perl
16 31 (29.81%) Telecoms
17 29 (27.88%) IPsec
17 29 (27.88%) VMware
17 29 (27.88%) LAN
18 27 (25.96%) EIGRP
19 24 (23.08%) VoIP
19 24 (23.08%) IPv4
19 24 (23.08%) SSL
20 23 (22.12%) Linux
21 20 (19.23%) ITIL
21 20 (19.23%) BIG-IP
22 19 (18.27%) Load Balancing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (100.00%) BGP
2 83 (79.81%) MPLS
3 61 (58.65%) Firewall
4 53 (50.96%) VPN
5 47 (45.19%) TCP/IP
6 44 (42.31%) WAN
7 39 (37.50%) Wireless
8 34 (32.69%) VLAN
9 32 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (27.88%) IPsec
10 29 (27.88%) LAN
11 27 (25.96%) EIGRP
12 24 (23.08%) IPv4
12 24 (23.08%) SSL
12 24 (23.08%) VoIP
13 20 (19.23%) BIG-IP
14 18 (17.31%) DNS
15 16 (15.38%) IPv6
16 15 (14.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (14.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 31 (29.81%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.54%) Finance
3 6 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 66 (63.46%) Network Engineer
2 31 (29.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (18.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (18.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
4 16 (15.38%) Wireless Engineer
5 14 (13.46%) Data Network Engineer
5 14 (13.46%) Support Engineer
5 14 (13.46%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (12.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) Network Support
7 11 (10.58%) Network Support Engineer
8 10 (9.62%) Senior IT Support
8 10 (9.62%) Senior Network Support
8 10 (9.62%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 10 (9.62%) Senior Support Engineer
8 10 (9.62%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Architect
10 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 8 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) CSS
2 3 (2.88%) Unreal Engine
2 3 (2.88%) Web Services
3 2 (1.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Linux
2 16 (15.38%) CentOS
2 16 (15.38%) Unix
3 7 (6.73%) Windows
4 2 (1.92%) OpenBSD
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) ITIL
2 19 (18.27%) Load Balancing
2 19 (18.27%) Network Management
3 12 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 11 (10.58%) Network Design
5 9 (8.65%) ITIL V3
5 9 (8.65%) Migration
6 8 (7.69%) Change Management
7 7 (6.73%) High Availability
8 6 (5.77%) Capacity Management
8 6 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.77%) ITSM
8 6 (5.77%) Network Architecture
8 6 (5.77%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (5.77%) Open Source
8 6 (5.77%) Service Management
9 5 (4.81%) Presales
10 4 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.85%) Server Building
10 4 (3.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.81%) Perl
2 16 (15.38%) Python
3 14 (13.46%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.92%) C
5 2 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (79.81%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (66.35%) CCNP
3 33 (31.73%) CCIE
4 18 (17.31%) CCNA
5 17 (16.35%) SC Cleared
5 17 (16.35%) Security Cleared
6 14 (13.46%) Degree
6 14 (13.46%) JNCIP
7 11 (10.58%) CCSP
7 11 (10.58%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (5.77%) CCDP
8 6 (5.77%) CCNP Voice
8 6 (5.77%) CCVP
8 6 (5.77%) JNCIE
9 5 (4.81%) JNCIA
10 4 (3.85%) CCIP
11 3 (2.88%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) SAS 70
System Software
1 17 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.69%) iptables
3 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.96%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) Puppet
2 8 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.77%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (2.88%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.92%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.92%) Nagios
6 1 (0.96%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (83.65%) Cisco
2 61 (58.65%) Juniper
3 46 (44.23%) F5
4 37 (35.58%) CheckPoint
5 29 (27.88%) VMware
6 17 (16.35%) Red Hat
7 14 (13.46%) Forcepoint
7 14 (13.46%) ION Trading
8 13 (12.50%) NetScout
9 7 (6.73%) Huawei
9 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
9 7 (6.73%) Palo Alto
10 6 (5.77%) Blue Coat
11 5 (4.81%) Radware
12 4 (3.85%) Foundry
13 3 (2.88%) EMC
13 3 (2.88%) Mitel
14 2 (1.92%) Dell
14 2 (1.92%) Meraki
14 2 (1.92%) Tripwire
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