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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 44 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 20 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.16% 2.47% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.09% 10.27% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 6
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
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
117 146 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.32% 24.05% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 102 112 130
Average salary £42,000 £44,875 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.40% +5.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (92.00%) MPLS
2 23 (92.00%) BGP
3 22 (88.00%) Firewall
4 21 (84.00%) VPN
5 20 (80.00%) Cisco
6 19 (76.00%) Linux
6 19 (76.00%) CCNA
7 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (72.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (72.00%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (68.00%) SSL
8 17 (68.00%) IPsec
8 17 (68.00%) Network Management
9 16 (64.00%) DNS
10 15 (60.00%) SLA
10 15 (60.00%) VMware
10 15 (60.00%) Degree
10 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (60.00%) Zenoss
10 15 (60.00%) vSphere
10 15 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (60.00%) Lync
10 15 (60.00%) Multicast
11 9 (36.00%) CCNP
11 9 (36.00%) Polycom
12 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (16.00%) LAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (60.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) MPLS
1 23 (92.00%) BGP
2 22 (88.00%) Firewall
3 21 (84.00%) VPN
4 17 (68.00%) SSL
4 17 (68.00%) IPsec
5 16 (64.00%) DNS
6 15 (60.00%) Multicast
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (16.00%) LAN
8 4 (16.00%) WAN
9 3 (12.00%) H.323
9 3 (12.00%) ISDN
10 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (8.00%) Network Security
10 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (8.00%) Wireless
10 2 (8.00%) VoIP
11 1 (4.00%) DHCP
11 1 (4.00%) RIP
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) NOC Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Network Management
2 3 (12.00%) Network Design
2 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.00%) Change Control
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Security
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (76.00%) CCNA
3 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (60.00%) Degree
5 9 (36.00%) CCNP
6 3 (12.00%) JNCIA
7 2 (8.00%) CCSP
8 1 (4.00%) CCIE
8 1 (4.00%) CCIP
8 1 (4.00%) RHCE
8 1 (4.00%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (72.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (60.00%) SLA
3 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (60.00%) vSphere
1 15 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) VMware
4 9 (36.00%) Polycom
5 4 (16.00%) Juniper
6 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (8.00%) Avaya
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Nortel
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