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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 83 54 93
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +39
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 59 90 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.61% 3.67% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.03% 11.75% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 30 46 31
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 £32,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
588 766 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.05% 31.28% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 357 448 573
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 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 90 (100.00%) BGP
2 87 (96.67%) Cisco
3 66 (73.33%) MPLS
4 62 (68.89%) TCP/IP
5 53 (58.89%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (55.56%) Firewall
7 47 (52.22%) Juniper
8 44 (48.89%) CCNP
9 38 (42.22%) VLAN
10 37 (41.11%) F5
11 34 (37.78%) DNS
12 33 (36.67%) RIP
12 33 (36.67%) EIGRP
12 33 (36.67%) Telecoms
13 32 (35.56%) Cisco IOS
14 31 (34.44%) LAN
15 29 (32.22%) VPN
16 28 (31.11%) WAN
16 28 (31.11%) Network Management
17 27 (30.00%) Load Balancing
17 27 (30.00%) Data Centre
18 26 (28.89%) Junos
18 26 (28.89%) Broadband
19 24 (26.67%) IPv6
20 23 (25.56%) IPv4
20 23 (25.56%) Perl
21 22 (24.44%) VoIP
21 22 (24.44%) VMware
22 21 (23.33%) IPsec
22 21 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 7 (7.78%) Lync
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Office
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
1 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
1 1 (1.11%) PaaS
1 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (100.00%) BGP
2 66 (73.33%) MPLS
3 62 (68.89%) TCP/IP
4 50 (55.56%) Firewall
5 38 (42.22%) VLAN
6 34 (37.78%) DNS
7 33 (36.67%) RIP
7 33 (36.67%) EIGRP
8 32 (35.56%) Cisco IOS
9 31 (34.44%) LAN
10 29 (32.22%) VPN
11 28 (31.11%) WAN
12 26 (28.89%) Broadband
12 26 (28.89%) Junos
13 24 (26.67%) IPv6
14 23 (25.56%) IPv4
15 22 (24.44%) VoIP
16 21 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 21 (23.33%) IPsec
17 20 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 33 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 24 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (16.67%) Network Support
4 10 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
4 10 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 10 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Support Team Leader
6 7 (7.78%) Network Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Network Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Lead Network Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (2.22%) SOAP
2 2 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (1.11%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.56%) Smartphone
3 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Statistics
4 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) UNIX
2 7 (7.78%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Network Management
2 27 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (15.56%) ITIL
5 11 (12.22%) Network Design
6 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.78%) Migration
8 5 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.33%) Test Management
9 3 (3.33%) Project Management
9 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.22%) Server Building
10 2 (2.22%) High Availability
10 2 (2.22%) Open Source
10 2 (2.22%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.22%) Software Deployment
10 2 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (2.22%) Change Management
10 2 (2.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) Perl
2 8 (8.89%) Python
3 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (58.89%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (48.89%) CCNP
3 18 (20.00%) Degree
4 15 (16.67%) CCNA
5 13 (14.44%) Check Point Certification
6 10 (11.11%) CCIP
6 10 (11.11%) CCSP
7 9 (10.00%) CCDP
8 8 (8.89%) JNCIS
8 8 (8.89%) CCIE
9 3 (3.33%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.11%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.11%) CISSP
11 1 (1.11%) HNC
11 1 (1.11%) CCSA
11 1 (1.11%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.44%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.44%) Nagios
3 2 (2.22%) HP NNM
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
3 2 (2.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 87 (96.67%) Cisco
2 47 (52.22%) Juniper
3 37 (41.11%) F5
4 22 (24.44%) VMware
5 20 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 14 (15.56%) Huawei
7 11 (12.22%) HP
8 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
8 7 (7.78%) Oracle
9 6 (6.67%) ProCurve
10 4 (4.44%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.44%) Nortel
10 4 (4.44%) Aerohive Networks
11 3 (3.33%) WatchGuard
11 3 (3.33%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.22%) Websense
12 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.11%) NetScout
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