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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 82 90 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 63 46 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.52% 2.01% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 6.78% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 19
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £30,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
772 678 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.87% 29.66% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 430 508 411
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 21 August 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 146 (96.05%) Cisco
2 143 (94.08%) BGP
3 139 (91.45%) Firewall
4 108 (71.05%) MPLS
5 95 (62.50%) SNMP
6 90 (59.21%) Network Management
7 79 (51.97%) VoIP
8 74 (48.68%) Juniper
8 74 (48.68%) Internet
9 72 (47.37%) DNS
10 71 (46.71%) Telecoms
11 63 (41.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 55 (36.18%) F5
13 51 (33.55%) Cisco Certification
14 48 (31.58%) Broadband
14 48 (31.58%) Smartphone
15 45 (29.61%) Retail
15 45 (29.61%) Billing
16 44 (28.95%) TCP/IP
17 42 (27.63%) Load Balancing
18 41 (26.97%) VPN
19 39 (25.66%) WAN
19 39 (25.66%) CheckPoint
20 38 (25.00%) IPsec
21 35 (23.03%) CCNP
21 35 (23.03%) EIGRP
22 34 (22.37%) Capacity Management
23 33 (21.71%) IGRP
24 31 (20.39%) Huawei
25 30 (19.74%) SSL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (11.18%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.63%) IIS
2 4 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 143 (94.08%) BGP
2 139 (91.45%) Firewall
3 108 (71.05%) MPLS
4 95 (62.50%) SNMP
5 79 (51.97%) VoIP
6 74 (48.68%) Internet
7 72 (47.37%) DNS
8 63 (41.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 48 (31.58%) Broadband
10 44 (28.95%) TCP/IP
11 41 (26.97%) VPN
12 39 (25.66%) WAN
13 38 (25.00%) IPsec
14 35 (23.03%) EIGRP
15 33 (21.71%) IGRP
16 30 (19.74%) SSL
16 30 (19.74%) Network Security
17 28 (18.42%) TACACS
17 28 (18.42%) SMTP
18 26 (17.11%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.26%) MySQL
2 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
General
1 71 (46.71%) Telecoms
2 45 (29.61%) Retail
2 45 (29.61%) Billing
3 18 (11.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (31.58%) Design Engineer
2 46 (30.26%) Senior Design Engineer
3 42 (27.63%) Network Engineer
4 39 (25.66%) IP Engineer
5 37 (24.34%) Senior IP Engineer
6 34 (22.37%) Security Engineer
7 25 (16.45%) Senior Security Engineer
8 22 (14.47%) Technical Design Authority
9 18 (11.84%) Network Security Engineer
10 17 (11.18%) Senior Network Engineer
11 14 (9.21%) NOC Engineer
12 12 (7.89%) Firewall Engineer
12 12 (7.89%) Network Consultant
12 12 (7.89%) Consultant
13 10 (6.58%) Security Consultant
13 10 (6.58%) Team Leader
13 10 (6.58%) Network Security Consultant
14 9 (5.92%) Senior Network Design Engineer
14 9 (5.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 9 (5.92%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.18%) SOAP
2 4 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (31.58%) Smartphone
2 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.32%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.87%) UNIX
2 10 (6.58%) Linux
3 8 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (1.32%) Windows
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (59.21%) Network Management
2 42 (27.63%) Load Balancing
3 34 (22.37%) Capacity Management
4 26 (17.11%) Network Design
5 17 (11.18%) Validation
6 11 (7.24%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (6.58%) Demand Forecasting
7 10 (6.58%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (5.92%) ITIL
8 9 (5.92%) Change Management
9 6 (3.95%) Change Control
10 5 (3.29%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.29%) Service Delivery
11 3 (1.97%) Performance Management
12 2 (1.32%) Network Planning
12 2 (1.32%) eTOM
12 2 (1.32%) Problem Management
12 2 (1.32%) Stress Testing
12 2 (1.32%) Project Management
12 2 (1.32%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.21%) Perl
2 8 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.95%) Python
4 3 (1.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (33.55%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (23.03%) CCNP
3 12 (7.89%) CCIE
4 11 (7.24%) CCNA
5 6 (3.95%) CCSP
6 5 (3.29%) CCIP
6 5 (3.29%) RHCE
6 5 (3.29%) JNCIA
7 4 (2.63%) Degree
8 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) CCDP
8 2 (1.32%) CISSP
8 2 (1.32%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.66%) CCSA
9 1 (0.66%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (11.18%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (11.18%) HP NNM
2 5 (3.29%) Puppet
2 5 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.63%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.32%) SmokePing
4 2 (1.32%) Cacti
4 2 (1.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.66%) Netcool
Vendors
1 146 (96.05%) Cisco
2 74 (48.68%) Juniper
3 55 (36.18%) F5
4 39 (25.66%) CheckPoint
5 31 (20.39%) Huawei
6 17 (11.18%) HP
7 13 (8.55%) Fortinet
8 8 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.95%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.32%) Nortel
10 2 (1.32%) Nokia
10 2 (1.32%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.32%) Tufin
10 2 (1.32%) Radware
10 2 (1.32%) Redback
10 2 (1.32%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.32%) NetScout
10 2 (1.32%) AlgoSec
11 1 (0.66%) SevOne
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