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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 143 122 143
Rank change year-on-year -21 +21  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 40 101 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.18% 2.04% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 7.75% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 31 92 69
Median salary £50,000 £53,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% +2.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 809 1303 1463
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.96% 26.38% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 618 1071 942
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing OSPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 17 £55,000 -6.38% 2
Slough +27 10 £50,000 -
Bracknell +9 5 £50,000 -6.10%
Wokingham - 2 £37,250 -
Newbury -12 1 £47,500 -5.00%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 67 (82.72%) BGP
2 63 (77.78%) Cisco
3 61 (75.31%) MPLS
4 48 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (58.02%) Firewall
6 38 (46.91%) CCNP
7 34 (41.98%) VPN
8 32 (39.51%) Juniper
9 31 (38.27%) Network Design
10 27 (33.33%) Telecoms
11 24 (29.63%) Presales
12 22 (27.16%) Wireless
12 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
13 21 (25.93%) IPv6
13 21 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (24.69%) Migration
15 18 (22.22%) EIGRP
15 18 (22.22%) RIP
15 18 (22.22%) Multicast
16 17 (20.99%) WAN
17 16 (19.75%) CCIE
18 15 (18.52%) MS Office
18 15 (18.52%) Marketing
19 14 (17.28%) VRRP
19 14 (17.28%) Network Management
20 13 (16.05%) Cisco Nexus
20 13 (16.05%) LAN
21 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
21 12 (14.81%) CCNA
21 12 (14.81%) Palo Alto

OSPF
Top Related 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 1 (1.23%) IIS
1 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) MS Office
2 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 10 (12.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (82.72%) BGP
2 61 (75.31%) MPLS
3 47 (58.02%) Firewall
4 34 (41.98%) VPN
5 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
5 22 (27.16%) Wireless
6 21 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (25.93%) IPv6
7 18 (22.22%) EIGRP
7 18 (22.22%) Multicast
7 18 (22.22%) RIP
8 17 (20.99%) WAN
9 14 (17.28%) VRRP
10 13 (16.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (16.05%) LAN
11 12 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
12 11 (13.58%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (12.35%) IPsec
13 10 (12.35%) SNMP
13 10 (12.35%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.52%) Marketing
3 5 (6.17%) Finance
4 3 (3.70%) Back Office
4 3 (3.70%) Billing
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (58.02%) Network Engineer
2 20 (24.69%) IP Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Senior IP Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Sales Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Sales Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Network Support
10 3 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Solutions Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) Social Network
4 1 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) Unix
2 3 (3.70%) Windows
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) Network Design
2 24 (29.63%) Presales
3 20 (24.69%) Migration
4 14 (17.28%) Network Management
5 9 (11.11%) High Availability
6 7 (8.64%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.64%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (7.41%) Change Management
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL
8 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.94%) Global Marketing
9 4 (4.94%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.94%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (4.94%) Product Management
9 4 (4.94%) Project Management
10 3 (3.70%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.47%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 2 (2.47%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) Perl
1 4 (4.94%) Python
2 2 (2.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (46.91%) CCNP
3 16 (19.75%) CCIE
4 12 (14.81%) CCNA
5 6 (7.41%) CCSP
6 5 (6.17%) CCVP
6 5 (6.17%) Degree
7 3 (3.70%) CCDA
7 3 (3.70%) CCIP
7 3 (3.70%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.47%) CCDP
8 2 (2.47%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.23%) CCSE
9 1 (1.23%) CEH
9 1 (1.23%) CISSP
9 1 (1.23%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.23%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.94%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.23%) QRadar
2 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 63 (77.78%) Cisco
2 32 (39.51%) Juniper
3 12 (14.81%) Palo Alto
4 11 (13.58%) Huawei
5 10 (12.35%) F5
6 7 (8.64%) Brocade
7 6 (7.41%) HP
7 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.17%) Forcepoint
8 5 (6.17%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.94%) Aruba
9 4 (4.94%) Stonesoft
10 3 (3.70%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.47%) AirMagnet
11 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.47%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.47%) VMware
12 1 (1.23%) Splunk
12 1 (1.23%) Tufin
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