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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 93 103 97
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 33 40 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.99% 1.80% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 7.02% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 35
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £67,500 £69,000
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
512 570 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.92% 25.58% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 342 419 416
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 60 (100.00%) BGP
2 55 (91.67%) Cisco
3 53 (88.33%) Firewall
4 51 (85.00%) MPLS
5 45 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (70.00%) CCNP
7 41 (68.33%) VPN
8 36 (60.00%) Juniper
9 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
10 24 (40.00%) F5
11 23 (38.33%) WAN
11 23 (38.33%) Network Design
12 22 (36.67%) BIG-IP
12 22 (36.67%) TCP/IP
13 21 (35.00%) EIGRP
13 21 (35.00%) Wireshark
14 20 (33.33%) NetScout
14 20 (33.33%) Network Security
14 20 (33.33%) tcpdump
15 18 (30.00%) Telecoms
16 17 (28.33%) SSL
17 16 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
17 16 (26.67%) Presales
18 15 (25.00%) Multicast
18 15 (25.00%) IPv6
18 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
19 14 (23.33%) Marketing
19 14 (23.33%) Migration
19 14 (23.33%) Change Management

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 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.00%) MS Office
2 9 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (100.00%) BGP
2 53 (88.33%) Firewall
3 51 (85.00%) MPLS
4 41 (68.33%) VPN
5 23 (38.33%) WAN
6 22 (36.67%) BIG-IP
6 22 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 21 (35.00%) EIGRP
7 21 (35.00%) Wireshark
8 20 (33.33%) Network Security
8 20 (33.33%) tcpdump
9 17 (28.33%) SSL
10 16 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (25.00%) IPv6
11 15 (25.00%) Multicast
12 14 (23.33%) Wireless
13 12 (20.00%) DNS
14 11 (18.33%) IPsec
15 10 (16.67%) snoop
16 8 (13.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
General
1 18 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (23.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) German Language
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Network Engineer
2 24 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 22 (36.67%) Network Support
3 22 (36.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 14 (23.33%) IP Engineer
5 13 (21.67%) Security Engineer
6 12 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (16.67%) Security Support Engineer
7 10 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
7 10 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 10 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
8 9 (15.00%) Senior IP Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Juniper Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Switch Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 10 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
1 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Network Design
2 16 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (26.67%) Presales
3 14 (23.33%) Change Management
3 14 (23.33%) Migration
4 10 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 10 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 10 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) Change Control
6 6 (10.00%) Network Management
6 6 (10.00%) Network Planning
6 6 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.00%) ITSM
7 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.00%) Perl
3 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 45 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (70.00%) CCNP
3 13 (21.67%) CCIE
4 11 (18.33%) CCIP
5 10 (16.67%) Degree
6 9 (15.00%) CCNA
7 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.00%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.33%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.67%) CCDA
10 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SAS 70
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) KVM
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Cacti
1 6 (10.00%) Nagios
1 6 (10.00%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 55 (91.67%) Cisco
2 36 (60.00%) Juniper
3 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 24 (40.00%) F5
5 20 (33.33%) NetScout
6 13 (21.67%) Huawei
7 10 (16.67%) Palo Alto
8 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (11.67%) Aruba
10 6 (10.00%) Riverbed
10 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds
10 6 (10.00%) Stonesoft
11 4 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
12 3 (5.00%) Ciena
12 3 (5.00%) Nortel
13 1 (1.67%) Meraki
13 1 (1.67%) Samsung
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