The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 91 87 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 20 60 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.45% 2.80% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.77% 9.69% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 50 39
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.49%

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
419 619 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.36% 28.87% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 269 458 413
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 55 (98.21%) BGP
2 46 (82.14%) Cisco
3 44 (78.57%) Firewall
4 43 (76.79%) MPLS
5 37 (66.07%) Network Design
6 35 (62.50%) VPN
7 31 (55.36%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (55.36%) Presales
8 29 (51.79%) CCNP
9 28 (50.00%) Marketing
10 26 (46.43%) Telecoms
11 25 (44.64%) Migration
11 25 (44.64%) IPv6
11 25 (44.64%) Multicast
12 22 (39.29%) Huawei
13 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
13 21 (37.50%) MS Office
14 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
15 19 (33.93%) MS PowerPoint
16 18 (32.14%) Juniper
17 16 (28.57%) CCIE
18 14 (25.00%) EIGRP
19 12 (21.43%) CCIP
19 12 (21.43%) Network Security
19 12 (21.43%) Wireshark
20 10 (17.86%) F5
21 9 (16.07%) RIP
21 9 (16.07%) WAN
22 8 (14.29%) DNS
22 8 (14.29%) Change Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (37.50%) MS Office
2 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 19 (33.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (98.21%) BGP
2 44 (78.57%) Firewall
3 43 (76.79%) MPLS
4 35 (62.50%) VPN
5 25 (44.64%) IPv6
5 25 (44.64%) Multicast
6 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 14 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 12 (21.43%) Network Security
8 12 (21.43%) Wireshark
9 9 (16.07%) RIP
9 9 (16.07%) WAN
10 8 (14.29%) DNS
10 8 (14.29%) Wireless
11 7 (12.50%) BIG-IP
11 7 (12.50%) tcpdump
12 6 (10.71%) LAN
12 6 (10.71%) SSL
12 6 (10.71%) VRRP
13 5 (8.93%) HSRP
General
1 28 (50.00%) Marketing
2 26 (46.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Finance
4 3 (5.36%) Back Office
4 3 (5.36%) Billing
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) IP Engineer
2 22 (39.29%) Network Engineer
3 15 (26.79%) Senior IP Engineer
4 12 (21.43%) Security Engineer
4 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Network Support
6 7 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Security Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Sales Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Sales Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Support
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Telecoms Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.57%) Social Network
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Network Design
2 31 (55.36%) Presales
3 25 (44.64%) Migration
4 8 (14.29%) Change Management
5 7 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.93%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 5 (8.93%) High Availability
6 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.93%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Global Marketing
7 4 (7.14%) Network Management
7 4 (7.14%) Product Management
8 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.57%) CRM
9 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.57%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) Perl
1 4 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.79%) C++
3 1 (1.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (55.36%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (51.79%) CCNP
3 16 (28.57%) CCIE
4 12 (21.43%) CCIP
5 5 (8.93%) CCNA
6 4 (7.14%) Degree
7 3 (5.36%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.57%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.57%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.79%) CCDA
9 1 (1.79%) CEH
9 1 (1.79%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.79%) OSCP
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (1.79%) KVM
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) Huawei
3 18 (32.14%) Juniper
4 10 (17.86%) F5
5 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 7 (12.50%) NetScout
6 7 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.14%) Forcepoint
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.14%) Stonesoft
8 2 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (3.57%) VMware
9 1 (1.79%) Aruba
9 1 (1.79%) Brocade
9 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
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