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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 90 77 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +37
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 51 61 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.03% 2.66% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.88% 8.84% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36 45 19
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £28,500 £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
741 690 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.46% 30.10% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 422 508 401
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 £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 19 September 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 144 (96.00%) Cisco
2 141 (94.00%) BGP
3 136 (90.67%) Firewall
4 107 (71.33%) MPLS
5 92 (61.33%) SNMP
6 86 (57.33%) Network Management
7 77 (51.33%) VoIP
8 75 (50.00%) Juniper
9 69 (46.00%) DNS
10 67 (44.67%) Internet
11 66 (44.00%) Telecoms
12 61 (40.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 58 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
14 54 (36.00%) F5
15 44 (29.33%) TCP/IP
16 42 (28.00%) CCNP
16 42 (28.00%) Broadband
16 42 (28.00%) Smartphone
17 41 (27.33%) VPN
18 39 (26.00%) Billing
18 39 (26.00%) Retail
18 39 (26.00%) Load Balancing
19 36 (24.00%) IPsec
20 35 (23.33%) Huawei
20 35 (23.33%) CheckPoint
21 34 (22.67%) EIGRP
22 33 (22.00%) WAN
23 32 (21.33%) Capacity Management
24 31 (20.67%) IGRP
25 29 (19.33%) SSL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.33%) IIS
2 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (94.00%) BGP
2 136 (90.67%) Firewall
3 107 (71.33%) MPLS
4 92 (61.33%) SNMP
5 77 (51.33%) VoIP
6 69 (46.00%) DNS
7 67 (44.67%) Internet
8 61 (40.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 44 (29.33%) TCP/IP
10 42 (28.00%) Broadband
11 41 (27.33%) VPN
12 36 (24.00%) IPsec
13 34 (22.67%) EIGRP
14 33 (22.00%) WAN
15 31 (20.67%) IGRP
16 29 (19.33%) SSL
16 29 (19.33%) Network Security
17 26 (17.33%) TACACS
17 26 (17.33%) SMTP
18 24 (16.00%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.33%) MySQL
2 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 66 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 39 (26.00%) Retail
2 39 (26.00%) Billing
3 16 (10.67%) Finance
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (30.00%) Design Engineer
2 43 (28.67%) Senior Design Engineer
3 39 (26.00%) Network Engineer
4 36 (24.00%) IP Engineer
5 34 (22.67%) Senior IP Engineer
6 30 (20.00%) Security Engineer
7 23 (15.33%) Technical Design Authority
8 22 (14.67%) Senior Security Engineer
9 17 (11.33%) Senior Network Engineer
9 17 (11.33%) Network Security Engineer
10 14 (9.33%) Team Leader
11 12 (8.00%) Network Consultant
11 12 (8.00%) Consultant
11 12 (8.00%) NOC Engineer
12 11 (7.33%) Network Team Leader
13 10 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
13 10 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
13 10 (6.67%) Security Consultant
14 9 (6.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
14 9 (6.00%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.00%) Smartphone
2 20 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.33%) SecurID
3 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.33%) UNIX
2 10 (6.67%) Linux
3 8 (5.33%) CentOS
4 2 (1.33%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (57.33%) Network Management
2 39 (26.00%) Load Balancing
3 32 (21.33%) Capacity Management
4 24 (16.00%) Network Design
5 17 (11.33%) Validation
5 17 (11.33%) Mentoring
6 11 (7.33%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (6.67%) Demand Forecasting
7 10 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (4.67%) ITIL
8 7 (4.67%) Change Management
9 6 (4.00%) Change Control
10 5 (3.33%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.33%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.67%) Project Management
11 4 (2.67%) Line Management
12 3 (2.00%) Performance Management
12 3 (2.00%) Problem Management
13 2 (1.33%) Network Planning
13 2 (1.33%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.00%) Perl
2 8 (5.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.67%) Python
5 3 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (28.00%) CCNP
3 15 (10.00%) CCIE
4 10 (6.67%) CCNA
5 8 (5.33%) CCIP
6 5 (3.33%) CCSP
6 5 (3.33%) RHCE
7 4 (2.67%) JNCIA
7 4 (2.67%) Degree
8 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) CCDP
8 2 (1.33%) CISSP
8 2 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.67%) CCSA
9 1 (0.67%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
1 15 (10.00%) HP NNM
2 8 (5.33%) FortiGate
3 5 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.33%) Puppet
4 2 (1.33%) Nagios
4 2 (1.33%) SmokePing
4 2 (1.33%) Cacti
5 1 (0.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 144 (96.00%) Cisco
2 75 (50.00%) Juniper
3 54 (36.00%) F5
4 35 (23.33%) Huawei
4 35 (23.33%) CheckPoint
5 15 (10.00%) HP
6 13 (8.67%) Fortinet
7 8 (5.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.00%) NetScout
9 3 (2.00%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.33%) AlgoSec
10 2 (1.33%) SevOne
10 2 (1.33%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.33%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.33%) Tufin
10 2 (1.33%) BMC
10 2 (1.33%) Nokia
10 2 (1.33%) Radware
10 2 (1.33%) Redback
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago