The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 53 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.17% 1.06% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 4.69% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
134 128 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.02% 22.65% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 117 80 153
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

OSPF
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Slough region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Slough

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 11 (91.67%) BGP
2 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) CCNP
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Network Security
3 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (75.00%) Juniper
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) MPLS
4 8 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 8 (66.67%) Wireless
4 8 (66.67%) CCSP
4 8 (66.67%) LAN
4 8 (66.67%) WAN
4 8 (66.67%) 802.1X
4 8 (66.67%) Palo Alto
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 8 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (66.67%) F5
4 8 (66.67%) CCVP
4 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (66.67%) SolarWinds
4 8 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (50.00%) High Availability
5 6 (50.00%) FWSM
5 6 (50.00%) Network Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) BGP
2 10 (83.33%) Network Security
2 10 (83.33%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) MPLS
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 8 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 8 (66.67%) LAN
4 8 (66.67%) WAN
4 8 (66.67%) Wireless
5 6 (50.00%) FWSM
5 6 (50.00%) TACACS
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (16.67%) IPsec
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
7 1 (8.33%) SCTP
7 1 (8.33%) VPLS
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) RAN Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 6 (50.00%) Data Security
2 6 (50.00%) High Availability
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNP
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCSP
2 8 (66.67%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Juniper
3 8 (66.67%) F5
3 8 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 8 (66.67%) SolarWinds