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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 84 82 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 16 61 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.31% 2.97% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 10.41% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 52 25
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.06%

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
333 586 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.36% 28.49% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 214 462 390
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 £27,500 £32,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 26 February 2017.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 45 (97.83%) BGP
2 37 (80.43%) Cisco
3 34 (73.91%) MPLS
4 32 (69.57%) Network Design
5 31 (67.39%) Firewall
6 27 (58.70%) VPN
7 23 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (45.65%) Presales
9 20 (43.48%) CCNP
10 19 (41.30%) Marketing
11 17 (36.96%) Telecoms
12 16 (34.78%) Migration
12 16 (34.78%) IPv6
12 16 (34.78%) Multicast
13 15 (32.61%) MS Office
14 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
14 14 (30.43%) CCIE
14 14 (30.43%) Juniper
14 14 (30.43%) Huawei
15 13 (28.26%) MS PowerPoint
16 12 (26.09%) RIP
17 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
18 10 (21.74%) EIGRP
19 9 (19.57%) WAN
19 9 (19.57%) Network Security
20 8 (17.39%) Wireshark
20 8 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
20 8 (17.39%) Palo Alto
21 6 (13.04%) Change Management
21 6 (13.04%) Wireless

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 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Office
2 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
3 13 (28.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (97.83%) BGP
2 34 (73.91%) MPLS
3 31 (67.39%) Firewall
4 27 (58.70%) VPN
5 16 (34.78%) IPv6
5 16 (34.78%) Multicast
6 12 (26.09%) RIP
7 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
8 10 (21.74%) EIGRP
9 9 (19.57%) Network Security
9 9 (19.57%) WAN
10 8 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (17.39%) Wireshark
11 6 (13.04%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (13.04%) LAN
11 6 (13.04%) VRRP
11 6 (13.04%) Wireless
12 5 (10.87%) DNS
12 5 (10.87%) HSRP
12 5 (10.87%) IPsec
General
1 19 (41.30%) Marketing
2 17 (36.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
4 3 (6.52%) Back Office
4 3 (6.52%) Billing
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
6 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Network Engineer
2 18 (39.13%) IP Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Senior IP Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Security Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Sales Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Senior Sales Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) Network Support
10 3 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
11 2 (4.35%) Lead Network Engineer
11 2 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
11 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
11 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Social Network
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Network Design
2 21 (45.65%) Presales
3 16 (34.78%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Change Management
4 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.87%) High Availability
5 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.70%) Global Marketing
6 4 (8.70%) Network Management
6 4 (8.70%) Product Management
7 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.35%) CRM
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL
8 2 (4.35%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Perl
1 4 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.17%) C++
3 1 (2.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (43.48%) CCNP
3 14 (30.43%) CCIE
4 5 (10.87%) CCIP
4 5 (10.87%) CCNA
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
6 3 (6.52%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.35%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.35%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.17%) CEH
8 1 (2.17%) HP MASE
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.17%) OSCP
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.17%) KVM
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 14 (30.43%) Huawei
2 14 (30.43%) Juniper
3 8 (17.39%) Palo Alto
4 6 (13.04%) F5
5 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.70%) Forcepoint
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.70%) Stonesoft
6 3 (6.52%) NetScout
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) VMware
8 1 (2.17%) Aruba
8 1 (2.17%) Brocade
8 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
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