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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 87 120 59
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -61
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 45 35 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.37% 1.44% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.83% 4.70% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 37
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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
575 745 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.26% 30.57% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 470 388 487
Median salary £53,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 3 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 104 (100.00%) BGP
2 93 (89.42%) Cisco
3 83 (79.81%) MPLS
4 77 (74.04%) Juniper
5 75 (72.12%) Firewall
6 74 (71.15%) Cisco Certification
7 67 (64.42%) CCNP
8 55 (52.88%) WAN
9 54 (51.92%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (49.04%) F5
10 51 (49.04%) VPN
11 49 (47.12%) CheckPoint
12 43 (41.35%) Wireless
13 41 (39.42%) TCP/IP
14 40 (38.46%) EIGRP
15 36 (34.62%) Data Centre
16 35 (33.65%) SSL
16 35 (33.65%) BIG-IP
17 32 (30.77%) CCIE
18 27 (25.96%) IPsec
19 24 (23.08%) LAN
20 22 (21.15%) Telecoms
20 22 (21.15%) NetScout
20 22 (21.15%) VoIP
20 22 (21.15%) tcpdump
20 22 (21.15%) Wireshark
21 21 (20.19%) Network Security
21 21 (20.19%) VMware
22 18 (17.31%) DNS
23 17 (16.35%) Perl

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 6 (5.77%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (100.00%) BGP
2 83 (79.81%) MPLS
3 75 (72.12%) Firewall
4 55 (52.88%) WAN
5 54 (51.92%) Cisco ASA
6 51 (49.04%) VPN
7 43 (41.35%) Wireless
8 41 (39.42%) TCP/IP
9 40 (38.46%) EIGRP
10 35 (33.65%) BIG-IP
10 35 (33.65%) SSL
11 27 (25.96%) IPsec
12 24 (23.08%) LAN
13 22 (21.15%) tcpdump
13 22 (21.15%) VoIP
13 22 (21.15%) Wireshark
14 21 (20.19%) Network Security
15 18 (17.31%) DNS
16 15 (14.42%) VLAN
17 13 (12.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 22 (21.15%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.42%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) German Language
3 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (65.38%) Network Engineer
2 27 (25.96%) Support Engineer
3 25 (24.04%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
5 23 (22.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 20 (19.23%) Network Support
6 20 (19.23%) Network Support Engineer
7 17 (16.35%) Senior Network Support
7 17 (16.35%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 17 (16.35%) Senior Support Engineer
7 17 (16.35%) Switch Engineer
8 13 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
8 13 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 13 (12.50%) Consultant
8 13 (12.50%) Juniper Consultant
8 13 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
8 13 (12.50%) Network Consultant
9 11 (10.58%) Wireless Engineer
10 8 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
10 8 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.85%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.92%) Physics
4 1 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.42%) Linux
2 12 (11.54%) Unix
2 12 (11.54%) Windows
3 10 (9.62%) CentOS
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.42%) Network Design
2 12 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 11 (10.58%) Network Management
4 10 (9.62%) ITIL
4 10 (9.62%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (8.65%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.69%) Project Management
7 7 (6.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.77%) Open Source
9 5 (4.81%) Change Control
9 5 (4.81%) Change Management
9 5 (4.81%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.81%) Migration
9 5 (4.81%) Network Planning
9 5 (4.81%) Presales
10 4 (3.85%) Information Security
10 4 (3.85%) Server Building
10 4 (3.85%) Software Deployment
11 3 (2.88%) High Availability
11 3 (2.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.35%) Perl
2 11 (10.58%) Shell Script
3 10 (9.62%) Python
4 8 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (71.15%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (64.42%) CCNP
3 32 (30.77%) CCIE
4 11 (10.58%) CCSP
4 11 (10.58%) Degree
5 10 (9.62%) JNCIP
5 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
5 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
6 8 (7.69%) CCNA
7 6 (5.77%) JNCIA
7 6 (5.77%) JNCIE
8 5 (4.81%) CCDP
9 3 (2.88%) CCIP
9 3 (2.88%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.92%) CCDA
10 2 (1.92%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (1.92%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) SAS 70
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.85%) iptables
3 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) Puppet
2 7 (6.73%) Nagios
3 5 (4.81%) Cacti
3 5 (4.81%) SmokePing
4 4 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.92%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.92%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 93 (89.42%) Cisco
2 77 (74.04%) Juniper
3 51 (49.04%) F5
4 49 (47.12%) CheckPoint
5 22 (21.15%) NetScout
6 21 (20.19%) VMware
7 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
7 11 (10.58%) Red Hat
8 10 (9.62%) Forcepoint
9 7 (6.73%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (6.73%) Huawei
9 7 (6.73%) ION Trading
10 5 (4.81%) Aruba
10 5 (4.81%) Blue Coat
10 5 (4.81%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.81%) Radware
10 5 (4.81%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.81%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.81%) Stonesoft
11 2 (1.92%) Tripwire
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