The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 67 84 112
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +28
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 72 48 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.06% 2.12% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.89% 6.73% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 19
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
728 713 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.90% 31.44% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 402 558 446
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
Berkshire

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 11 July 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Cisco
2 140 (93.96%) BGP
3 133 (89.26%) Firewall
4 103 (69.13%) MPLS
5 95 (63.76%) Network Management
6 93 (62.42%) SNMP
7 80 (53.69%) VoIP
8 78 (52.35%) Internet
8 78 (52.35%) Telecoms
9 74 (49.66%) DNS
10 70 (46.98%) Juniper
11 67 (44.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 57 (38.26%) Broadband
12 57 (38.26%) Smartphone
13 54 (36.24%) Retail
13 54 (36.24%) Billing
14 51 (34.23%) F5
15 48 (32.21%) Cisco Certification
16 41 (27.52%) Load Balancing
17 39 (26.17%) TCP/IP
18 38 (25.50%) WAN
19 37 (24.83%) VPN
19 37 (24.83%) CheckPoint
20 34 (22.82%) Capacity Management
21 33 (22.15%) IPsec
22 32 (21.48%) CCNP
23 29 (19.46%) EIGRP
24 28 (18.79%) Network Design
25 27 (18.12%) SSL
25 27 (18.12%) LAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 18 (12.08%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.68%) IIS
2 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (93.96%) BGP
2 133 (89.26%) Firewall
3 103 (69.13%) MPLS
4 93 (62.42%) SNMP
5 80 (53.69%) VoIP
6 78 (52.35%) Internet
7 74 (49.66%) DNS
8 67 (44.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 57 (38.26%) Broadband
10 39 (26.17%) TCP/IP
11 38 (25.50%) WAN
12 37 (24.83%) VPN
13 33 (22.15%) IPsec
14 29 (19.46%) EIGRP
15 27 (18.12%) SSL
15 27 (18.12%) LAN
16 26 (17.45%) IGRP
16 26 (17.45%) Network Security
17 25 (16.78%) TACACS
17 25 (16.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) MySQL
2 9 (6.04%) SQL Server
General
1 78 (52.35%) Telecoms
2 54 (36.24%) Retail
2 54 (36.24%) Billing
3 20 (13.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (37.58%) Design Engineer
2 54 (36.24%) Senior Design Engineer
3 47 (31.54%) IP Engineer
4 45 (30.20%) Senior IP Engineer
5 43 (28.86%) Security Engineer
6 38 (25.50%) Network Engineer
7 34 (22.82%) Senior Security Engineer
8 19 (12.75%) Technical Design Authority
9 18 (12.08%) Network Security Engineer
10 14 (9.40%) Firewall Engineer
11 12 (8.05%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (8.05%) Senior Network Engineer
12 11 (7.38%) NOC Engineer
13 10 (6.71%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (6.04%) Network Design Engineer
14 9 (6.04%) Senior Network Design Engineer
14 9 (6.04%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 8 (5.37%) Network Consultant
15 8 (5.37%) Consultant
16 6 (4.03%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.08%) SOAP
2 4 (2.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (38.26%) Smartphone
2 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.34%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.74%) UNIX
2 14 (9.40%) Linux
3 12 (8.05%) CentOS
4 2 (1.34%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (63.76%) Network Management
2 41 (27.52%) Load Balancing
3 34 (22.82%) Capacity Management
4 28 (18.79%) Network Design
5 17 (11.41%) Validation
6 9 (6.04%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (6.04%) ITIL
6 9 (6.04%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.04%) Change Management
6 9 (6.04%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (2.01%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.01%) Performance Management
8 2 (1.34%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.34%) Stress Testing
8 2 (1.34%) Data Security
8 2 (1.34%) Project Management
8 2 (1.34%) Network Planning
8 2 (1.34%) eTOM
8 2 (1.34%) Change Control
9 1 (0.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.08%) Perl
2 12 (8.05%) Bash Shell
3 8 (5.37%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.03%) Python
5 3 (2.01%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (32.21%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (21.48%) CCNP
3 10 (6.71%) CCIE
4 9 (6.04%) RHCE
5 8 (5.37%) CCNA
6 7 (4.70%) CCSP
7 5 (3.36%) CCIP
8 4 (2.68%) JNCIA
8 4 (2.68%) Degree
9 2 (1.34%) CCDP
9 2 (1.34%) CISSP
9 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.34%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.67%) CCSA
10 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 18 (12.08%) CiscoWorks
1 18 (12.08%) HP NNM
2 9 (6.04%) Puppet
2 9 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.01%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.34%) SmokePing
4 2 (1.34%) Cacti
4 2 (1.34%) Nagios
5 1 (0.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 149 (100.00%) Cisco
2 70 (46.98%) Juniper
3 51 (34.23%) F5
4 37 (24.83%) CheckPoint
5 26 (17.45%) Huawei
6 18 (12.08%) HP
7 12 (8.05%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.04%) Fortinet
9 6 (4.03%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.34%) Nortel
10 2 (1.34%) Radware
10 2 (1.34%) Redback
10 2 (1.34%) Nokia
10 2 (1.34%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.34%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.34%) Tufin
10 2 (1.34%) NetScout
10 2 (1.34%) AlgoSec
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £56000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago