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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 89 80 94
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 52 57 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.32% 2.29% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.52% 7.62% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 31
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
610 748 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.22% 30.11% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 417 425 503
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 95 (100.00%) BGP
2 94 (98.95%) Cisco
3 71 (74.74%) MPLS
4 60 (63.16%) Juniper
4 60 (63.16%) TCP/IP
5 58 (61.05%) Firewall
6 54 (56.84%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (45.26%) VPN
7 43 (45.26%) F5
8 39 (41.05%) Telecoms
9 38 (40.00%) Perl
9 38 (40.00%) CCNP
10 37 (38.95%) DNS
10 37 (38.95%) VLAN
10 37 (38.95%) Cisco IOS
11 36 (37.89%) LAN
12 34 (35.79%) RIP
12 34 (35.79%) Load Balancing
13 32 (33.68%) Network Management
13 32 (33.68%) Junos
13 32 (33.68%) EIGRP
14 31 (32.63%) Data Centre
15 29 (30.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 29 (30.53%) IPv4
15 29 (30.53%) VMware
16 28 (29.47%) IPsec
16 28 (29.47%) Broadband
17 27 (28.42%) WAN
18 26 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (26.32%) IPv6

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (6.32%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) PaaS
2 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (100.00%) BGP
2 71 (74.74%) MPLS
3 60 (63.16%) TCP/IP
4 58 (61.05%) Firewall
5 43 (45.26%) VPN
6 37 (38.95%) DNS
6 37 (38.95%) VLAN
6 37 (38.95%) Cisco IOS
7 36 (37.89%) LAN
8 34 (35.79%) RIP
9 32 (33.68%) Junos
9 32 (33.68%) EIGRP
10 29 (30.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 29 (30.53%) IPv4
11 28 (29.47%) IPsec
11 28 (29.47%) Broadband
12 27 (28.42%) WAN
13 25 (26.32%) IPv6
13 25 (26.32%) Internet
14 22 (23.16%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 39 (41.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (69.47%) Network Engineer
2 34 (35.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (16.84%) Network Support
4 10 (10.53%) Network Team Leader
4 10 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 9 (9.47%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Network Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Support Team Leader
8 6 (6.32%) Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Network Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Network Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.89%) CSS
2 2 (2.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.63%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.74%) Smartphone
3 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.11%) UNIX
2 14 (14.74%) Linux
3 8 (8.42%) CentOS
4 2 (2.11%) Windows
5 1 (1.05%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) Load Balancing
2 32 (33.68%) Network Management
3 19 (20.00%) ITIL
4 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.58%) Network Design
6 8 (8.42%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.37%) Migration
8 6 (6.32%) Project Management
9 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.16%) High Availability
11 3 (3.16%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.16%) Test Management
11 3 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (3.16%) DDoS Mitigation
11 3 (3.16%) Change Management
12 2 (2.11%) Information Security
12 2 (2.11%) Server Building
12 2 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.00%) Perl
2 17 (17.89%) Python
3 8 (8.42%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.37%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (56.84%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (40.00%) CCNP
3 24 (25.26%) Degree
4 19 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
5 17 (17.89%) CCIE
5 17 (17.89%) CCNA
6 13 (13.68%) CCIP
7 9 (9.47%) CCSP
8 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
8 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
9 6 (6.32%) JNCIP
9 6 (6.32%) CCDP
10 5 (5.26%) JNCIS
11 4 (4.21%) JNCIA
12 3 (3.16%) CISSP
12 3 (3.16%) CCSA
12 3 (3.16%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.26%) iptables
2 5 (5.26%) ProxySG
3 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) FortiGate
2 7 (7.37%) Puppet
3 5 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.21%) Nagios
5 2 (2.11%) HP NNM
5 2 (2.11%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (2.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (98.95%) Cisco
2 60 (63.16%) Juniper
3 43 (45.26%) F5
4 29 (30.53%) VMware
5 25 (26.32%) CheckPoint
6 14 (14.74%) Huawei
7 12 (12.63%) HP
8 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.37%) ProCurve
9 7 (7.37%) Oracle
9 7 (7.37%) Websense
9 7 (7.37%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.21%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (4.21%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.16%) WatchGuard
11 3 (3.16%) Nortel
12 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.11%) BMC
12 2 (2.11%) SevOne
13 1 (1.05%) Foundry
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
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Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago