Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 168 209
Rank change year-on-year -53 +41 -30
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 35 91 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.57% 1.44% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 6.84% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 70 61
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £81,500 £70,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -5.00%

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 997 1,330 2,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.35% 21.04% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 746 1,008 1,562
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% -7.50% +3.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £29,775
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 -36 13 £60,000 +4.35% 4
Slough +6 12 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Bracknell -24 4 £80,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £53,750 -
Newbury +6 1 - -
Maidenhead -36 1 - - 2
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 34 (97.14%) BGP
2 24 (68.57%) MPLS
2 24 (68.57%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (65.71%) CCNP
3 23 (65.71%) Cisco
4 20 (57.14%) Firewall
5 18 (51.43%) WAN
6 14 (40.00%) VPN
6 14 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (37.14%) SNMP
8 12 (34.29%) CCNA
8 12 (34.29%) IPsec
9 11 (31.43%) Juniper
9 11 (31.43%) LAN
9 11 (31.43%) Network Design
10 10 (28.57%) Network Security
10 10 (28.57%) ITIL
10 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 10 (28.57%) EIGRP
10 10 (28.57%) Network Management
11 9 (25.71%) Presales
11 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
11 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
12 8 (22.86%) Fortinet
12 8 (22.86%) DNS
12 8 (22.86%) SSL
12 8 (22.86%) Wireless
13 7 (20.00%) L2TP
13 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
13 7 (20.00%) VLAN

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 (11.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (97.14%) BGP
2 24 (68.57%) MPLS
3 20 (57.14%) Firewall
4 18 (51.43%) WAN
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (40.00%) VPN
6 13 (37.14%) SNMP
7 12 (34.29%) IPsec
8 11 (31.43%) LAN
9 10 (28.57%) EIGRP
9 10 (28.57%) Network Security
9 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
11 8 (22.86%) DNS
11 8 (22.86%) SSL
11 8 (22.86%) Wireless
12 7 (20.00%) L2TP
12 7 (20.00%) VLAN
13 6 (17.14%) PPP
13 6 (17.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Big Data
General
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.29%) GGSN Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.29%) SGSN Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Security Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Network Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Network Security Architect
4 4 (11.43%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (8.57%) IP Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
1 1 (2.86%) OAuth
1 1 (2.86%) OpenID
1 1 (2.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (11.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) CentOS
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Network Design
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Network Management
3 9 (25.71%) Presales
4 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (14.29%) Change Management
5 5 (14.29%) ITSM
5 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.29%) SIEM
5 5 (14.29%) Tech Ops
5 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
6 4 (11.43%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 4 (11.43%) Network Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Software Optimisation
6 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.57%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (65.71%) CCNP
3 12 (34.29%) CCNA
4 7 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 5 (14.29%) CCSP
5 5 (14.29%) CISSP
6 4 (11.43%) CCDP
6 4 (11.43%) CCSE
6 4 (11.43%) CCVP
6 4 (11.43%) IISP
6 4 (11.43%) ISSAP
6 4 (11.43%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (8.57%) CWNA
7 3 (8.57%) Degree
7 3 (8.57%) JNCIA
7 3 (8.57%) JNCIS
8 2 (5.71%) CCIE
8 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) QRadar
2 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.86%) Cacti
3 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.86%) Graphite
3 1 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Nessus
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) Juniper
3 8 (22.86%) Fortinet
4 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.14%) Palo Alto
6 5 (14.29%) Splunk
7 4 (11.43%) IBM
7 4 (11.43%) LogRhythm
7 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
7 4 (11.43%) Tufin
8 2 (5.71%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (5.71%) F5
8 2 (5.71%) Google
8 2 (5.71%) Kaspersky
8 2 (5.71%) Meraki
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.86%) Aruba
9 1 (2.86%) LogicMonitor
9 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.86%) Stonesoft