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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 58 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 13 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.04% 2.97% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 12.08% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 1
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
156 149 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.53% 24.59% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 99 126 117
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Slough

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 39 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (94.87%) Cisco
2 37 (94.87%) BGP
3 35 (89.74%) Firewall
4 32 (82.05%) VPN
5 30 (76.92%) CCNA
6 28 (71.79%) MPLS
7 25 (64.10%) IPsec
7 25 (64.10%) SSL
8 23 (58.97%) CCNP
8 23 (58.97%) Juniper
9 20 (51.28%) Network Management
10 19 (48.72%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (46.15%) Network Security
12 16 (41.03%) CheckPoint
13 15 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (35.90%) Multicast
14 14 (35.90%) vSphere
14 14 (35.90%) SLA
14 14 (35.90%) DNS
14 14 (35.90%) Video Conferencing
14 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
14 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (35.90%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (35.90%) VMware
14 14 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 14 (35.90%) Degree
15 12 (30.77%) Polycom
15 12 (30.77%) Change Management
16 11 (28.21%) VoIP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.64%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (94.87%) BGP
2 35 (89.74%) Firewall
3 32 (82.05%) VPN
4 28 (71.79%) MPLS
5 25 (64.10%) SSL
5 25 (64.10%) IPsec
6 19 (48.72%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (46.15%) Network Security
8 15 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (35.90%) Multicast
9 14 (35.90%) DNS
10 11 (28.21%) VoIP
10 11 (28.21%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (25.64%) Wireless
11 10 (25.64%) LAN
12 7 (17.95%) WAN
12 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
13 5 (12.82%) VLAN
14 4 (10.26%) IPv6
15 1 (2.56%) IGRP
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) NOC Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IP Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Team Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Debian
2 1 (2.56%) CentOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Network Management
2 12 (30.77%) Change Management
3 10 (25.64%) Data Security
4 9 (23.08%) Change Control
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Network Design
7 3 (7.69%) Network Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (76.92%) CCNA
3 23 (58.97%) CCNP
4 14 (35.90%) Degree
4 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
5 10 (25.64%) CCSP
5 10 (25.64%) JNCIA
6 8 (20.51%) CCIE
7 7 (17.95%) CCSA
7 7 (17.95%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) SLA
1 14 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
2 10 (25.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (35.90%) vSphere
1 14 (35.90%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) Cisco
2 23 (58.97%) Juniper
3 16 (41.03%) CheckPoint
4 14 (35.90%) VMware
5 12 (30.77%) Polycom
6 11 (28.21%) Avaya
6 11 (28.21%) ServiceNow
7 10 (25.64%) SolarWinds
7 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.95%) Nokia
8 7 (17.95%) F5
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago