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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 43 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 25 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.43% 3.01% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.99% 12.95% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 2
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £41,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,700 £44,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
139 139 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.65% 23.21% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 109
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (94.44%) BGP
2 34 (94.44%) VPN
3 33 (91.67%) Cisco
3 33 (91.67%) Firewall
4 32 (88.89%) CCNA
5 30 (83.33%) SSL
5 30 (83.33%) IPsec
6 25 (69.44%) MPLS
6 25 (69.44%) Network Management
7 20 (55.56%) Video Conferencing
7 20 (55.56%) DNS
7 20 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
8 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (52.78%) Degree
8 19 (52.78%) VMware
8 19 (52.78%) SLA
8 19 (52.78%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (52.78%) vSphere
8 19 (52.78%) Multicast
9 17 (47.22%) Linux
10 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
11 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 15 (41.67%) Lync
11 15 (41.67%) Zenoss
12 14 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (38.89%) CCNP
13 13 (36.11%) Juniper
13 13 (36.11%) Polycom

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 15 (41.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 34 (94.44%) VPN
1 34 (94.44%) BGP
2 33 (91.67%) Firewall
3 30 (83.33%) SSL
3 30 (83.33%) IPsec
4 25 (69.44%) MPLS
5 20 (55.56%) DNS
6 19 (52.78%) Multicast
7 14 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (30.56%) Network Security
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (30.56%) VoIP
9 10 (27.78%) Wireless
10 9 (25.00%) WAN
10 9 (25.00%) LAN
11 1 (2.78%) ISDN
11 1 (2.78%) DHCP
11 1 (2.78%) RIP
11 1 (2.78%) VLAN
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Network Engineer
1 14 (38.89%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) IP Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Network Support
5 1 (2.78%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Network Management
2 11 (30.56%) Change Management
3 10 (27.78%) Data Security
4 9 (25.00%) Change Control
4 9 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Network Design
6 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (88.89%) CCNA
3 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 19 (52.78%) Degree
5 14 (38.89%) CCNP
6 11 (30.56%) JNCIA
7 10 (27.78%) CCSP
8 1 (2.78%) CCIE
8 1 (2.78%) CCIP
8 1 (2.78%) RHCE
8 1 (2.78%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (52.78%) SLA
3 10 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (27.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (52.78%) vSphere
1 19 (52.78%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Cisco
2 19 (52.78%) VMware
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 13 (36.11%) Juniper
4 13 (36.11%) Polycom
5 11 (30.56%) Avaya
5 11 (30.56%) ServiceNow
6 10 (27.78%) SolarWinds
7 9 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.78%) Nortel
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