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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 95 93 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -39
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 35 43 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.01% 1.91% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.88% 6.77% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 43
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
509 635 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.22% 28.18% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 403 362 456
Median salary £56,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 31 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 93 (100.00%) BGP
2 83 (89.25%) Cisco
3 77 (82.80%) MPLS
4 72 (77.42%) Firewall
4 72 (77.42%) Juniper
5 69 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (70.97%) CCNP
7 52 (55.91%) Cisco ASA
8 51 (54.84%) CheckPoint
9 50 (53.76%) WAN
10 49 (52.69%) F5
11 47 (50.54%) VPN
12 39 (41.94%) Wireless
13 38 (40.86%) EIGRP
14 37 (39.78%) BIG-IP
15 35 (37.63%) TCP/IP
16 34 (36.56%) Data Centre
17 30 (32.26%) SSL
18 26 (27.96%) CCIE
19 24 (25.81%) NetScout
19 24 (25.81%) tcpdump
19 24 (25.81%) Wireshark
20 22 (23.66%) IPsec
21 21 (22.58%) Telecoms
22 20 (21.51%) VoIP
22 20 (21.51%) Network Security
23 19 (20.43%) LAN
24 18 (19.35%) DNS
25 16 (17.20%) VMware
26 15 (16.13%) Network Design

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 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 93 (100.00%) BGP
2 77 (82.80%) MPLS
3 72 (77.42%) Firewall
4 52 (55.91%) Cisco ASA
5 50 (53.76%) WAN
6 47 (50.54%) VPN
7 39 (41.94%) Wireless
8 38 (40.86%) EIGRP
9 37 (39.78%) BIG-IP
10 35 (37.63%) TCP/IP
11 30 (32.26%) SSL
12 24 (25.81%) tcpdump
12 24 (25.81%) Wireshark
13 22 (23.66%) IPsec
14 20 (21.51%) Network Security
14 20 (21.51%) VoIP
15 19 (20.43%) LAN
16 18 (19.35%) DNS
17 13 (13.98%) VLAN
18 12 (12.90%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) MySQL
General
1 21 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 14 (15.05%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) German Language
4 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (73.12%) Network Engineer
2 31 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 26 (27.96%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (25.81%) Network Support
4 24 (25.81%) Network Support Engineer
5 20 (21.51%) Senior Network Support
5 20 (21.51%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 20 (21.51%) Senior Support Engineer
6 18 (19.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 17 (18.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 17 (18.28%) Switch Engineer
8 13 (13.98%) Juniper Engineer
9 12 (12.90%) Cisco Consultant
9 12 (12.90%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 12 (12.90%) Consultant
9 12 (12.90%) Juniper Consultant
9 12 (12.90%) Network Consultant
10 10 (10.75%) Wireless Engineer
11 6 (6.45%) Data Network Engineer
11 6 (6.45%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.30%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (4.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (36.56%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 6 (6.45%) Linux
2 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.38%) Unix
4 2 (2.15%) CentOS
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.13%) Network Design
2 14 (15.05%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (11.83%) Load Balancing
3 11 (11.83%) Network Management
4 8 (8.60%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.60%) ITIL
4 8 (8.60%) Project Management
5 7 (7.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.45%) Change Control
6 6 (6.45%) Network Planning
7 4 (4.30%) Change Management
7 4 (4.30%) Presales
8 3 (3.23%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.15%) ITSM
9 2 (2.15%) Migration
9 2 (2.15%) Service Management
9 2 (2.15%) Validation
10 1 (1.08%) Information Security
10 1 (1.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) Shell Script
2 8 (8.60%) Perl
3 4 (4.30%) Python
4 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (70.97%) CCNP
3 26 (27.96%) CCIE
4 10 (10.75%) Degree
5 9 (9.68%) CCNA
5 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 8 (8.60%) CCSP
7 6 (6.45%) JNCIP
8 5 (5.38%) JNCIE
9 4 (4.30%) CCDP
9 4 (4.30%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.15%) CCDA
11 2 (2.15%) CCIP
12 1 (1.08%) CCNP Voice
12 1 (1.08%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) SAS 70
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Cacti
1 6 (6.45%) Nagios
1 6 (6.45%) SmokePing
2 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.15%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (89.25%) Cisco
2 72 (77.42%) Juniper
3 51 (54.84%) CheckPoint
4 49 (52.69%) F5
5 24 (25.81%) NetScout
6 16 (17.20%) VMware
7 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.60%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (7.53%) Aruba
10 6 (6.45%) ION Trading
10 6 (6.45%) Riverbed
10 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.45%) Stonesoft
11 5 (5.38%) Huawei
12 4 (4.30%) Blue Coat
12 4 (4.30%) Palo Alto
12 4 (4.30%) Radware
13 3 (3.23%) Meraki
13 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
14 2 (2.15%) Forcepoint
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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