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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 85 108 107
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 59 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.31% 1.61% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.63% 5.11% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 24
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
890 783 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.85% 31.47% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 450 536 505
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
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 24 December 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 104 (96.30%) BGP
2 98 (90.74%) Cisco
3 84 (77.78%) Firewall
4 68 (62.96%) Juniper
5 67 (62.04%) MPLS
6 64 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (50.00%) CCNP
8 52 (48.15%) TCP/IP
9 49 (45.37%) EIGRP
10 47 (43.52%) DNS
11 40 (37.04%) F5
12 39 (36.11%) VPN
13 38 (35.19%) Network Security
14 35 (32.41%) SSL
15 33 (30.56%) SNMP
16 28 (25.93%) VoIP
16 28 (25.93%) Network Management
17 25 (23.15%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (22.22%) IPv6
19 23 (21.30%) IPsec
19 23 (21.30%) Huawei
19 23 (21.30%) VLAN
20 22 (20.37%) Problem Management
21 21 (19.44%) Mentoring
22 20 (18.52%) CCIE
23 19 (17.59%) Telecoms
24 18 (16.67%) Internet
24 18 (16.67%) BIG-IP
25 17 (15.74%) WAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (1.85%) Apache
1 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 104 (96.30%) BGP
2 84 (77.78%) Firewall
3 67 (62.04%) MPLS
4 52 (48.15%) TCP/IP
5 49 (45.37%) EIGRP
6 47 (43.52%) DNS
7 39 (36.11%) VPN
8 38 (35.19%) Network Security
9 35 (32.41%) SSL
10 33 (30.56%) SNMP
11 28 (25.93%) VoIP
12 25 (23.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 24 (22.22%) IPv6
14 23 (21.30%) IPsec
14 23 (21.30%) VLAN
15 18 (16.67%) BIG-IP
15 18 (16.67%) Internet
16 17 (15.74%) WAN
17 15 (13.89%) IPv4
18 14 (12.96%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 19 (17.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (47.22%) Network Engineer
2 27 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 25 (23.15%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (13.89%) Technical Design Authority
5 14 (12.96%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (12.04%) Team Leader
6 13 (12.04%) Network Team Leader
7 10 (9.26%) Design Engineer
8 9 (8.33%) Network Consultant
8 9 (8.33%) Consultant
9 7 (6.48%) Architect
9 7 (6.48%) Network Architect
9 7 (6.48%) IP Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Senior Design Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Senior IP Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Network Security Consultant
10 5 (4.63%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Security Consultant
11 4 (3.70%) NOC Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) SOAP
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.85%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.63%) Linux
2 3 (2.78%) UNIX
3 2 (1.85%) Debian
3 2 (1.85%) OpenBSD
3 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.85%) CentOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.93%) Network Management
2 22 (20.37%) Problem Management
3 21 (19.44%) Mentoring
4 16 (14.81%) Project Management
5 13 (12.04%) Load Balancing
6 9 (8.33%) Line Management
6 9 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 7 (6.48%) Validation
8 6 (5.56%) ITIL
9 5 (4.63%) SIEM
9 5 (4.63%) Migration
9 5 (4.63%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.70%) Change Control
10 4 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (2.78%) Demand Forecasting
11 3 (2.78%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.78%) Change Management
11 3 (2.78%) Network Design
11 3 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.70%) Perl
1 4 (3.70%) Python
2 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (50.00%) CCNP
3 20 (18.52%) CCIE
4 10 (9.26%) CCIP
4 10 (9.26%) CCNA
5 8 (7.41%) CCSP
6 6 (5.56%) CCDP
7 4 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.78%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.85%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.85%) Degree
9 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.85%) CISSP
9 2 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.93%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
2 4 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) ProxySG
1 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.85%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.93%) OPNET
Vendors
1 98 (90.74%) Cisco
2 68 (62.96%) Juniper
3 40 (37.04%) F5
4 23 (21.30%) Huawei
5 14 (12.96%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.41%) NetScout
7 6 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 6 (5.56%) HP
7 6 (5.56%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.63%) SevOne
8 5 (4.63%) BMC
8 5 (4.63%) VMware
9 2 (1.85%) Redback
9 2 (1.85%) Tufin
9 2 (1.85%) Foundry
9 2 (1.85%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.85%) Nokia
9 2 (1.85%) Radware
9 2 (1.85%) Dell
9 2 (1.85%) AlgoSec
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