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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 55 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.38% 0.55% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.04% 2.63% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Median salary £51,250 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
139 114 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.47% 20.99% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 115 76 139
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Slough region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Slough

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 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 Slough region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 8 (88.89%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Network Security
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) MPLS
4 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
4 5 (55.56%) Wireless
4 5 (55.56%) CCSP
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) 802.1X
4 5 (55.56%) Palo Alto
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (55.56%) F5
4 5 (55.56%) CCVP
4 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
4 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) High Availability
5 3 (33.33%) FWSM
5 3 (33.33%) 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 8 (88.89%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) Network Security
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) MPLS
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) FWSM
5 3 (33.33%) TACACS
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN
7 1 (11.11%) SCTP
7 1 (11.11%) VPLS
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) RAN Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Security
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCSP
2 5 (55.56%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) Palo Alto
3 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds