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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 87 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 57 64 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.55% 2.68% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 8.64% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 34
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
599 741 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.78% 31.06% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 381 407 546
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 89 (100.00%) BGP
2 87 (97.75%) Cisco
3 65 (73.03%) MPLS
4 60 (67.42%) TCP/IP
5 54 (60.67%) Firewall
6 52 (58.43%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (55.06%) Juniper
8 41 (46.07%) CCNP
9 38 (42.70%) F5
10 36 (40.45%) VLAN
11 35 (39.33%) Telecoms
11 35 (39.33%) DNS
12 34 (38.20%) RIP
12 34 (38.20%) LAN
13 33 (37.08%) Cisco IOS
14 30 (33.71%) Load Balancing
14 30 (33.71%) VPN
14 30 (33.71%) EIGRP
15 29 (32.58%) Network Management
16 28 (31.46%) Junos
16 28 (31.46%) WAN
16 28 (31.46%) Perl
17 27 (30.34%) Broadband
17 27 (30.34%) Data Centre
18 25 (28.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 24 (26.97%) VMware
20 23 (25.84%) IPv4
21 21 (23.60%) IPv6
21 21 (23.60%) CheckPoint
22 20 (22.47%) Internet

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (5.62%) Lync
2 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) IaaS
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
1 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (100.00%) BGP
2 65 (73.03%) MPLS
3 60 (67.42%) TCP/IP
4 54 (60.67%) Firewall
5 36 (40.45%) VLAN
6 35 (39.33%) DNS
7 34 (38.20%) RIP
7 34 (38.20%) LAN
8 33 (37.08%) Cisco IOS
9 30 (33.71%) VPN
9 30 (33.71%) EIGRP
10 28 (31.46%) Junos
10 28 (31.46%) WAN
11 27 (30.34%) Broadband
12 25 (28.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 23 (25.84%) IPv4
14 21 (23.60%) IPv6
15 20 (22.47%) Internet
15 20 (22.47%) IPsec
16 19 (21.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) MySQL
General
1 35 (39.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (73.03%) Network Engineer
2 25 (28.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) Network Support
4 10 (11.24%) Team Leader
4 10 (11.24%) Network Team Leader
5 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Network Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Support Team Leader
7 5 (5.62%) Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Lead Network Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Network Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) CSS
2 2 (2.25%) SOAP
3 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.34%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.73%) Smartphone
3 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Statistics
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) UNIX
2 9 (10.11%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) CentOS
4 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) Load Balancing
2 29 (32.58%) Network Management
3 15 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (16.85%) ITIL
4 12 (13.48%) Network Design
5 8 (8.99%) Migration
5 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.49%) Project Management
7 3 (3.37%) Change Management
7 3 (3.37%) High Availability
7 3 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.37%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.37%) Test Management
8 2 (2.25%) Open Source
8 2 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.25%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.46%) Perl
2 11 (12.36%) Python
3 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 52 (58.43%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (46.07%) CCNP
3 20 (22.47%) Degree
4 15 (16.85%) Check Point Certification
4 15 (16.85%) CCNA
5 11 (12.36%) CCIE
6 10 (11.24%) CCIP
7 8 (8.99%) CCSP
8 7 (7.87%) CCDP
9 6 (6.74%) JNCIS
10 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.37%) CCSE
11 3 (3.37%) JNCIP
11 3 (3.37%) CCSA
11 3 (3.37%) CISSP
12 2 (2.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (22.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.49%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.25%) iptables
4 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.49%) Puppet
2 4 (4.49%) Nagios
3 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.25%) HP NNM
4 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (97.75%) Cisco
2 49 (55.06%) Juniper
3 38 (42.70%) F5
4 24 (26.97%) VMware
5 21 (23.60%) CheckPoint
6 14 (15.73%) Huawei
7 12 (13.48%) HP
8 7 (7.87%) ProCurve
8 7 (7.87%) Oracle
9 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
9 6 (6.74%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.49%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.49%) Websense
10 4 (4.49%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.37%) Nortel
11 3 (3.37%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.12%) BMC
12 1 (1.12%) SevOne
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