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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 100 51 80
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +29
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 43 97 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.93% 4.13% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.86% 13.53% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21 43 34
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,900 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
627 717 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.12% 30.52% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 360 451 628
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 29 May 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 75 (100.00%) BGP
2 72 (96.00%) Cisco
3 61 (81.33%) MPLS
4 52 (69.33%) TCP/IP
5 46 (61.33%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (54.67%) CCNP
7 37 (49.33%) Juniper
8 33 (44.00%) Firewall
9 29 (38.67%) DNS
9 29 (38.67%) Data Centre
10 28 (37.33%) VLAN
11 26 (34.67%) EIGRP
12 24 (32.00%) VoIP
12 24 (32.00%) F5
13 23 (30.67%) Broadband
13 23 (30.67%) IPv6
14 21 (28.00%) VPN
14 21 (28.00%) WAN
14 21 (28.00%) IPsec
15 20 (26.67%) LAN
15 20 (26.67%) Internet
15 20 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (25.33%) Load Balancing
16 19 (25.33%) RIP
16 19 (25.33%) Telecoms
17 18 (24.00%) IPv4
18 17 (22.67%) Junos
19 15 (20.00%) VMware
19 15 (20.00%) SNMP
19 15 (20.00%) Network Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (9.33%) Lync
2 2 (2.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Office
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (9.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
1 1 (1.33%) PaaS
1 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (100.00%) BGP
2 61 (81.33%) MPLS
3 52 (69.33%) TCP/IP
4 33 (44.00%) Firewall
5 29 (38.67%) DNS
6 28 (37.33%) VLAN
7 26 (34.67%) EIGRP
8 24 (32.00%) VoIP
9 23 (30.67%) Broadband
9 23 (30.67%) IPv6
10 21 (28.00%) VPN
10 21 (28.00%) WAN
10 21 (28.00%) IPsec
11 20 (26.67%) LAN
11 20 (26.67%) Internet
11 20 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (25.33%) RIP
13 18 (24.00%) IPv4
14 17 (22.67%) Junos
15 15 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Subversion
General
1 19 (25.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (76.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (24.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Network Support
4 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 10 (13.33%) Network Team Leader
6 9 (12.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Voice Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Support Team Leader
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.00%) Administrator
9 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) CSS
2 3 (4.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (38.67%) Data Centre
2 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (18.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.33%) Statistics
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) UNIX
1 9 (12.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) CentOS
3 2 (2.67%) Debian
3 2 (2.67%) OpenBSD
3 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Load Balancing
2 15 (20.00%) Network Management
3 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.67%) ITIL
4 8 (10.67%) Project Management
4 8 (10.67%) Network Design
5 7 (9.33%) Migration
6 6 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.00%) Test Management
8 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.67%) Information Security
9 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.67%) Server Building
9 2 (2.67%) Line Management
9 2 (2.67%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.67%) Open Source
10 1 (1.33%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) Perl
2 5 (6.67%) Python
3 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (61.33%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (54.67%) CCNP
3 13 (17.33%) CCDP
3 13 (17.33%) CCSP
4 10 (13.33%) JNCIS
5 9 (12.00%) CCIP
5 9 (12.00%) CCNA
6 7 (9.33%) CCIE
6 7 (9.33%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (6.67%) Degree
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.33%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Nagios
1 2 (2.67%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) OPNET
2 1 (1.33%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 72 (96.00%) Cisco
2 37 (49.33%) Juniper
3 24 (32.00%) F5
4 15 (20.00%) VMware
5 14 (18.67%) Huawei
6 13 (17.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.33%) Nortel
9 3 (4.00%) HP
10 2 (2.67%) Dell
10 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.67%) Websense
10 2 (2.67%) Foundry
10 2 (2.67%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.33%) NetScout
11 1 (1.33%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Senior Network Engineer
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 25 days ago