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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 114 57 91
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +34
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 32 90 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.29% 3.71% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 12.10% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 34
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £60,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
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
757 744 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.52% 30.66% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 404 495 663
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 81 (97.59%) BGP
2 80 (96.39%) Cisco
3 64 (77.11%) MPLS
4 59 (71.08%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (67.47%) CCNP
6 48 (57.83%) TCP/IP
7 46 (55.42%) Firewall
8 38 (45.78%) Juniper
9 36 (43.37%) EIGRP
10 32 (38.55%) VoIP
11 30 (36.14%) DNS
12 27 (32.53%) IPsec
12 27 (32.53%) VLAN
13 24 (28.92%) F5
13 24 (28.92%) SNMP
14 23 (27.71%) VPN
14 23 (27.71%) IPv6
15 22 (26.51%) WAN
16 20 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (22.89%) IPv4
18 18 (21.69%) Broadband
18 18 (21.69%) Network Management
18 18 (21.69%) Cisco Nexus
19 17 (20.48%) Network Security
20 16 (19.28%) PPP
20 16 (19.28%) SSL
21 15 (18.07%) CCSP
21 15 (18.07%) LAN
21 15 (18.07%) VMware
21 15 (18.07%) Load Balancing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (8.43%) Lync
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Office
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
1 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
1 1 (1.20%) PaaS
1 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (97.59%) BGP
2 64 (77.11%) MPLS
3 48 (57.83%) TCP/IP
4 46 (55.42%) Firewall
5 36 (43.37%) EIGRP
6 32 (38.55%) VoIP
7 30 (36.14%) DNS
8 27 (32.53%) IPsec
8 27 (32.53%) VLAN
9 24 (28.92%) SNMP
10 23 (27.71%) VPN
10 23 (27.71%) IPv6
11 22 (26.51%) WAN
12 19 (22.89%) IPv4
13 18 (21.69%) Broadband
13 18 (21.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (20.48%) Network Security
15 16 (19.28%) SSL
15 16 (19.28%) PPP
16 15 (18.07%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Subversion
General
1 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (68.67%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Team Leader
3 8 (9.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Security Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Network Team Leader
3 8 (9.64%) Technical Design Authority
4 7 (8.43%) Voice Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Network Support
5 6 (7.23%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Administrator
7 3 (3.61%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.61%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Network Administrator
8 2 (2.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (2.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.84%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.20%) Statistics
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) UNIX
2 8 (9.64%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Debian
3 2 (2.41%) OpenBSD
3 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Network Management
2 15 (18.07%) Load Balancing
3 11 (13.25%) Project Management
4 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.84%) Problem Management
6 8 (9.64%) Migration
7 7 (8.43%) Network Design
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.61%) Line Management
9 3 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.61%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.61%) Test Management
9 3 (3.61%) ITIL
9 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.20%) Change Management
10 1 (1.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.20%) CRM
10 1 (1.20%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.20%) Product Management
10 1 (1.20%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) Perl
2 7 (8.43%) Python
3 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (71.08%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (67.47%) CCNP
3 15 (18.07%) CCSP
4 12 (14.46%) CCDP
4 12 (14.46%) CCIP
4 12 (14.46%) CCIE
5 10 (12.05%) CCNA
5 10 (12.05%) JNCIS
6 4 (4.82%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.61%) Degree
8 2 (2.41%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.20%) HNC
9 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.20%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.41%) Nagios
3 1 (1.20%) OPNET
Vendors
1 80 (96.39%) Cisco
2 38 (45.78%) Juniper
3 24 (28.92%) F5
4 15 (18.07%) VMware
5 12 (14.46%) Huawei
6 7 (8.43%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.02%) HP
8 3 (3.61%) Nortel
8 3 (3.61%) NetScout
9 2 (2.41%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.41%) Foundry
9 2 (2.41%) Dell
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle
10 1 (1.20%) BMC
10 1 (1.20%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.20%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.20%) SevOne
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