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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 107 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 33 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 1.63% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 5.36% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 40
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £43,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
708 672 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.90% 30.38% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 392 474 573
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 27 February 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 92 (97.87%) BGP
2 88 (93.62%) Cisco
3 62 (65.96%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (63.83%) CCNP
5 58 (61.70%) TCP/IP
5 58 (61.70%) MPLS
5 58 (61.70%) Firewall
6 52 (55.32%) Juniper
7 47 (50.00%) EIGRP
8 39 (41.49%) DNS
9 35 (37.23%) Network Security
9 35 (37.23%) F5
10 32 (34.04%) SSL
11 31 (32.98%) VPN
12 30 (31.91%) IPv6
13 28 (29.79%) VoIP
14 24 (25.53%) Problem Management
14 24 (25.53%) VLAN
15 23 (24.47%) IPv4
15 23 (24.47%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (22.34%) SNMP
16 21 (22.34%) WAN
17 19 (20.21%) IPsec
17 19 (20.21%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (19.15%) BIG-IP
19 17 (18.09%) Network Management
20 16 (17.02%) Project Management
21 15 (15.96%) Mentoring
22 13 (13.83%) CCIE
22 13 (13.83%) LAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.45%) Lync
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Office
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
1 7 (7.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 92 (97.87%) BGP
2 58 (61.70%) MPLS
2 58 (61.70%) TCP/IP
2 58 (61.70%) Firewall
3 47 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 39 (41.49%) DNS
5 35 (37.23%) Network Security
6 32 (34.04%) SSL
7 31 (32.98%) VPN
8 30 (31.91%) IPv6
9 28 (29.79%) VoIP
10 24 (25.53%) VLAN
11 23 (24.47%) IPv4
12 21 (22.34%) SNMP
12 21 (22.34%) WAN
13 19 (20.21%) IPsec
13 19 (20.21%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (19.15%) BIG-IP
15 13 (13.83%) LAN
16 12 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 12 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (60.64%) Network Engineer
2 26 (27.66%) Network Security Engineer
2 26 (27.66%) Security Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Technical Design Authority
4 8 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Team Leader
5 7 (7.45%) Voice Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Network Team Leader
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Network Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Network Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
8 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Web Services
2 2 (2.13%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) UNIX
3 2 (2.13%) Debian
3 2 (2.13%) OpenBSD
3 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.13%) CentOS
4 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) Problem Management
2 17 (18.09%) Network Management
3 16 (17.02%) Project Management
4 15 (15.96%) Mentoring
5 11 (11.70%) Migration
6 9 (9.57%) Line Management
7 7 (7.45%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.32%) ITIL
9 4 (4.26%) SIEM
10 3 (3.19%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.19%) Change Management
11 2 (2.13%) Network Design
11 2 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.06%) Change Control
12 1 (1.06%) Kalman Filter
12 1 (1.06%) Technical Architecture
12 1 (1.06%) Programme Management
12 1 (1.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) Perl
1 5 (5.32%) Python
2 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.13%) PHP
4 1 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (65.96%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (63.83%) CCNP
3 13 (13.83%) CCIE
4 11 (11.70%) CCIP
5 10 (10.64%) CCSP
6 9 (9.57%) CCNA
7 7 (7.45%) CCDP
8 5 (5.32%) JNCIS
9 4 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.26%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.13%) VCP4
11 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.06%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.26%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.06%) OPNET
Vendors
1 88 (93.62%) Cisco
2 52 (55.32%) Juniper
3 35 (37.23%) F5
4 11 (11.70%) Huawei
5 9 (9.57%) NetScout
6 7 (7.45%) VMware
6 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.26%) HP
7 4 (4.26%) Blue Coat
7 4 (4.26%) BMC
7 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.26%) SevOne
8 2 (2.13%) Foundry
8 2 (2.13%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.13%) Dell
8 2 (2.13%) Nortel
9 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.06%) Aruba
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago