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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 108 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 28 50 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.56% 2.27% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 8.16% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 45
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
539 613 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.08% 27.81% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 374 411 426
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 August 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (100.00%) BGP
2 63 (96.92%) Cisco
3 58 (89.23%) Firewall
4 57 (87.69%) MPLS
5 50 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (72.31%) CCNP
7 46 (70.77%) Juniper
8 43 (66.15%) VPN
9 33 (50.77%) WAN
10 30 (46.15%) CheckPoint
11 28 (43.08%) EIGRP
11 28 (43.08%) F5
12 26 (40.00%) BIG-IP
12 26 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (38.46%) TCP/IP
13 25 (38.46%) SSL
14 21 (32.31%) Wireshark
15 20 (30.77%) NetScout
15 20 (30.77%) tcpdump
16 19 (29.23%) Network Security
16 19 (29.23%) Wireless
17 18 (27.69%) IPsec
18 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
18 17 (26.15%) CCIE
18 17 (26.15%) Data Centre
19 16 (24.62%) Network Monitoring
19 16 (24.62%) Network Design
20 15 (23.08%) Multicast
21 13 (20.00%) DNS
22 12 (18.46%) LAN

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 3 (4.62%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
2 6 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (9.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 65 (100.00%) BGP
2 58 (89.23%) Firewall
3 57 (87.69%) MPLS
4 43 (66.15%) VPN
5 33 (50.77%) WAN
6 28 (43.08%) EIGRP
7 26 (40.00%) BIG-IP
7 26 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (38.46%) SSL
8 25 (38.46%) TCP/IP
9 21 (32.31%) Wireshark
10 20 (30.77%) tcpdump
11 19 (29.23%) Network Security
11 19 (29.23%) Wireless
12 18 (27.69%) IPsec
13 15 (23.08%) Multicast
14 13 (20.00%) DNS
15 12 (18.46%) LAN
16 11 (16.92%) VoIP
17 10 (15.38%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MySQL
General
1 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) German Language
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (70.77%) Network Engineer
2 28 (43.08%) Support Engineer
3 24 (36.92%) Network Support
3 24 (36.92%) Network Support Engineer
4 12 (18.46%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (18.46%) Senior Network Support
4 12 (18.46%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 12 (18.46%) Senior Support Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) IP Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) Security Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Security Support Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (9.23%) Juniper Engineer
9 6 (9.23%) Senior IP Engineer
9 6 (9.23%) Switch Engineer
10 5 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
10 5 (7.69%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 5 (7.69%) Juniper Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Data Centre
2 12 (18.46%) Virtual Team
3 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.15%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) CentOS
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Network Design
1 16 (24.62%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (18.46%) Change Management
3 11 (16.92%) Migration
3 11 (16.92%) Presales
4 10 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 8 (12.31%) ITIL
5 8 (12.31%) Problem Management
5 8 (12.31%) Project Management
5 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
5 8 (12.31%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (10.77%) Network Management
7 6 (9.23%) Change Control
7 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
7 6 (9.23%) Network Planning
7 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.62%) ITSM
9 1 (1.54%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (1.54%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.15%) Perl
3 3 (4.62%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (72.31%) CCNP
3 17 (26.15%) CCIE
4 11 (16.92%) CCIP
5 9 (13.85%) Degree
6 8 (12.31%) CCNA
7 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.62%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.08%) CCSP
10 1 (1.54%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SAS 70
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Cacti
1 6 (9.23%) Nagios
1 6 (9.23%) SmokePing
2 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 63 (96.92%) Cisco
2 46 (70.77%) Juniper
3 30 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 28 (43.08%) F5
5 20 (30.77%) NetScout
6 10 (15.38%) Huawei
7 8 (12.31%) Palo Alto
8 7 (10.77%) Aruba
9 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.23%) Riverbed
9 6 (9.23%) SolarWinds
9 6 (9.23%) Stonesoft
10 5 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
11 4 (6.15%) VMware
12 3 (4.62%) Ciena
12 3 (4.62%) Nortel
13 1 (1.54%) HP
13 1 (1.54%) Meraki
13 1 (1.54%) Samsung
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