Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 176 200
Rank change year-on-year -39 +24 -31
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 38 84 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.67% 1.27% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.78% 6.28% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28 58 55
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% +5.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £46,250 £39,625 £30,250
90th Percentile £80,750 £65,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%

OSPF is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,006 1,338 1,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.61% 20.30% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 728 978 1,376
Berkshire median annual salary £48,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.22% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,850 £26,000 £28,343
90th Percentile £73,750 £69,125 £76,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.46%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Berkshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF in Berkshire.

Salary trend for OSPF in Berkshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Berkshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -19 22 £50,000 -13.04% 7
Slough - 9 £65,000 -
Bracknell -24 5 £80,000 - 3
Maidenhead -21 1 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 £52,500 -
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 37 (97.37%) BGP
2 30 (78.95%) MPLS
3 26 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (65.79%) CCNP
5 24 (63.16%) Cisco
6 22 (57.89%) Network Management
7 20 (52.63%) SNMP
8 19 (50.00%) WAN
9 16 (42.11%) Firewall
10 15 (39.47%) Ethernet
10 15 (39.47%) ITIL
11 14 (36.84%) CCNA
11 14 (36.84%) IPsec
11 14 (36.84%) Network Design
12 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
12 13 (34.21%) VPN
13 10 (26.32%) PPP
13 10 (26.32%) Change Management
13 10 (26.32%) L2TP
13 10 (26.32%) X.21
13 10 (26.32%) DSL
13 10 (26.32%) xDSL
13 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
13 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (26.32%) Tech Ops
14 9 (23.68%) LAN
15 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
15 8 (21.05%) ITSM
15 8 (21.05%) JNCIP
15 8 (21.05%) GGSN

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (97.37%) BGP
2 30 (78.95%) MPLS
3 20 (52.63%) SNMP
4 19 (50.00%) WAN
5 16 (42.11%) Firewall
6 15 (39.47%) Ethernet
7 14 (36.84%) IPsec
8 13 (34.21%) VPN
9 10 (26.32%) DSL
9 10 (26.32%) L2TP
9 10 (26.32%) PPP
9 10 (26.32%) X.21
9 10 (26.32%) xDSL
10 9 (23.68%) LAN
11 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (21.05%) GGSN
11 8 (21.05%) Network Security
11 8 (21.05%) SGSN
11 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Big Data
General
1 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) GGSN Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Mobile Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Network Operations Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Operations Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) SGSN Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Security Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Security Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) IP Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Network Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Network Security Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) OAuth
1 1 (2.63%) OpenID
1 1 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (10.53%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) CentOS
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Network Management
2 15 (39.47%) ITIL
3 14 (36.84%) Network Design
4 10 (26.32%) Change Management
4 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (26.32%) Tech Ops
5 8 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (21.05%) ITSM
5 8 (21.05%) Presales
6 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
7 5 (13.16%) SIEM
7 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
8 4 (10.53%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 4 (10.53%) Software Optimisation
8 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (7.89%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (65.79%) CCNP
3 14 (36.84%) CCNA
4 8 (21.05%) JNCIP
5 4 (10.53%) CCDP
5 4 (10.53%) CCSE
5 4 (10.53%) CISSP
5 4 (10.53%) CWNA
5 4 (10.53%) Degree
5 4 (10.53%) IISP
5 4 (10.53%) ISSAP
5 4 (10.53%) JNCIA
5 4 (10.53%) JNCIS
5 4 (10.53%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (7.89%) CCIE
6 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) COBIT
1 1 (2.63%) GDPR
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) QRadar
2 1 (2.63%) Cacti
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.63%) Graphite
2 1 (2.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) Nessus
2 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
2 7 (18.42%) Juniper
3 5 (13.16%) F5
3 5 (13.16%) Fortinet
3 5 (13.16%) Palo Alto
3 5 (13.16%) Splunk
4 4 (10.53%) IBM
4 4 (10.53%) LogRhythm
4 4 (10.53%) Tufin
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 2 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Mitel
6 1 (2.63%) Nokia
6 1 (2.63%) Qualys
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat