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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 150 108
Rank change year-on-year +26 -42  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 63 58 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.90% 1.30% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% 5.18% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54 47 66
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 801 1119 1336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.13% 25.11% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 626 867 862
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,615 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +33 41 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Bracknell +21 8 £50,000 +1.01%
Slough +5 3 £56,250 +7.14% 1
Wokingham +23 1 £28,500 -29.62%
Maidenhead - 1 £57,500 -
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 97 (95.10%) BGP
2 85 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 80 (78.43%) Cisco
4 73 (71.57%) MPLS
5 64 (62.75%) CCNP
6 54 (52.94%) Firewall
7 53 (51.96%) VPN
8 44 (43.14%) Juniper
9 38 (37.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 36 (35.29%) CCIE
11 35 (34.31%) Data Centre
12 34 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (30.39%) TCP/IP
13 31 (30.39%) EIGRP
14 30 (29.41%) F5
15 28 (27.45%) IPsec
15 28 (27.45%) Network Design
16 26 (25.49%) Presales
17 25 (24.51%) Wireless
18 24 (23.53%) WAN
18 24 (23.53%) CCNA
18 24 (23.53%) JNCIA
19 23 (22.55%) Palo Alto
19 23 (22.55%) DNS
20 21 (20.59%) VMware
21 20 (19.61%) Cisco PIX
22 19 (18.63%) Ethernet
22 19 (18.63%) RIP
23 18 (17.65%) SSL
23 18 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (1.96%) IIS
1 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.98%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Office 365
4 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (95.10%) BGP
2 73 (71.57%) MPLS
3 54 (52.94%) Firewall
4 53 (51.96%) VPN
5 38 (37.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 34 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (30.39%) EIGRP
7 31 (30.39%) TCP/IP
8 28 (27.45%) IPsec
9 25 (24.51%) Wireless
10 24 (23.53%) WAN
11 23 (22.55%) DNS
12 20 (19.61%) Cisco PIX
13 19 (18.63%) Ethernet
13 19 (18.63%) RIP
14 18 (17.65%) SSL
15 17 (16.67%) VoIP
16 16 (15.69%) DHCP
17 14 (13.73%) Network Security
17 14 (13.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) MySQL
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.84%) Finance
3 6 (5.88%) Legal
3 6 (5.88%) Retail
4 5 (4.90%) Marketing
5 3 (2.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 41 (40.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (20.59%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 21 (20.59%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (15.69%) Consultant
6 14 (13.73%) Network Support
6 14 (13.73%) Network Support Engineer
6 14 (13.73%) Support Engineer
7 11 (10.78%) Senior Network Support
7 11 (10.78%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 11 (10.78%) Senior Support Engineer
8 9 (8.82%) Solutions Consultant
9 8 (7.84%) Architect
10 7 (6.86%) Network Architect
11 6 (5.88%) Security Engineer
12 5 (4.90%) Cisco Consultant
12 5 (4.90%) Cisco Network Consultant
12 5 (4.90%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.96%) WAP
3 1 (0.98%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (34.31%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.78%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.94%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.71%) Unix
2 12 (11.76%) Windows
3 10 (9.80%) Linux
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.98%) CentOS
6 1 (0.98%) Debian
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) Network Design
2 26 (25.49%) Presales
3 17 (16.67%) ITIL
4 15 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
5 14 (13.73%) Load Balancing
6 7 (6.86%) Migration
6 7 (6.86%) Network Management
6 7 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.88%) Validation
7 6 (5.88%) Virtual Team Management
8 5 (4.90%) Change Management
8 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.90%) Project Management
9 4 (3.92%) DoDAF
9 4 (3.92%) SABSA
9 4 (3.92%) SIEM
9 4 (3.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.78%) Perl
2 8 (7.84%) Python
3 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (62.75%) CCNP
3 36 (35.29%) CCIE
4 24 (23.53%) CCNA
4 24 (23.53%) JNCIA
5 14 (13.73%) CCDA
5 14 (13.73%) CCSP
6 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.88%) CCVP
8 4 (3.92%) CWNA
8 4 (3.92%) Degree
8 4 (3.92%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.96%) CCDP
9 2 (1.96%) CCIP
9 2 (1.96%) MCITP
9 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.96%) RHCE
10 1 (0.98%) CCSE
10 1 (0.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) COBIT
2 3 (2.94%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.98%) Firmware
4 1 (0.98%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.98%) vCloud
4 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.98%) Cacti
3 1 (0.98%) cPanel
3 1 (0.98%) OpenView
3 1 (0.98%) Plesk
3 1 (0.98%) QRadar
3 1 (0.98%) SCCM
3 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 80 (78.43%) Cisco
2 44 (43.14%) Juniper
3 30 (29.41%) F5
4 23 (22.55%) Palo Alto
5 21 (20.59%) VMware
6 17 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 11 (10.78%) Aruba
8 8 (7.84%) Fortinet
8 8 (7.84%) HP
9 7 (6.86%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.90%) NetScout
10 5 (4.90%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.92%) Brocade
11 4 (3.92%) Forcepoint
12 3 (2.94%) Meraki
12 3 (2.94%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.94%) Stonesoft
13 2 (1.96%) Riverbed
14 1 (0.98%) AirMagnet
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago