The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 62 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.65% 3.59% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 14.17% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 10
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 127 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.86% 25.30% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 134 112 106
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) WAAS
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) WAAS
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 4 (50.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) IP Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) VMware