Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 198 184
Rank change year-on-year +33 -14 -38
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 91 99 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.45% 1.14% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.89% 4.55% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 70 62 120
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

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 1320 2176 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.08% 24.99% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1566 1993
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +6.63%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +42 58 £57,500 -4.17%
Bracknell +11 13 - -
Slough +5 2 £67,500 +28.57%
Newbury -15 2 £48,000 +53.60%
Maidenhead +22 1 £57,500 -
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 87 (95.60%) BGP
2 78 (85.71%) Cisco
3 76 (83.52%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (79.12%) MPLS
5 64 (70.33%) CCNP
6 60 (65.93%) Firewall
7 52 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
8 45 (49.45%) Juniper
9 43 (47.25%) CheckPoint
10 41 (45.05%) F5
11 40 (43.96%) Data Centre
12 37 (40.66%) IPsec
13 35 (38.46%) TCP/IP
14 34 (37.36%) CCIE
14 34 (37.36%) ITIL
15 33 (36.26%) Cisco Nexus
16 31 (34.07%) WAN
16 31 (34.07%) VPN
17 29 (31.87%) Network Security
17 29 (31.87%) Load Balancing
18 26 (28.57%) EIGRP
19 25 (27.47%) Network Design
19 25 (27.47%) Network Monitoring
19 25 (27.47%) Presales
20 24 (26.37%) Ethernet
21 23 (25.27%) Wireless
21 23 (25.27%) VLAN
22 22 (24.18%) SSL
23 21 (23.08%) HP
24 20 (21.98%) Incident Management

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 (4.40%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.40%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.40%) GitHub
4 1 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (95.60%) BGP
2 72 (79.12%) MPLS
3 60 (65.93%) Firewall
4 52 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (40.66%) IPsec
6 35 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 33 (36.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (34.07%) VPN
8 31 (34.07%) WAN
9 29 (31.87%) Network Security
10 26 (28.57%) EIGRP
11 24 (26.37%) Ethernet
12 23 (25.27%) VLAN
12 23 (25.27%) Wireless
13 22 (24.18%) SSL
14 20 (21.98%) tcpdump
15 19 (20.88%) SNMP
15 19 (20.88%) Wireshark
16 18 (19.78%) DNS
17 13 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Ant
1 4 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.40%) GitLab
1 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.40%) Maven
1 4 (4.40%) Subversion
1 4 (4.40%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (14.29%) Billing
2 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.89%) Advertising
4 8 (8.79%) Finance
5 6 (6.59%) Legal
5 6 (6.59%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (62.64%) Network Engineer
2 25 (27.47%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (25.27%) Network Support
3 23 (25.27%) Network Support Engineer
3 23 (25.27%) Support Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Security Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Senior Network Support
5 11 (12.09%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Senior Support Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Architect
6 10 (10.99%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Network Architect
7 9 (9.89%) Security Support Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Consultant
9 6 (6.59%) IP Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) JSON
1 4 (4.40%) REST
1 4 (4.40%) Web Services
2 1 (1.10%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.96%) Data Centre
2 15 (16.48%) Virtual Team
3 13 (14.29%) FlexPod
4 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.40%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 15 (16.48%) Unix
3 13 (14.29%) Linux
4 6 (6.59%) CentOS
4 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.49%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) ITIL
2 29 (31.87%) Load Balancing
3 25 (27.47%) Network Design
3 25 (27.47%) Network Monitoring
3 25 (27.47%) Presales
4 20 (21.98%) Incident Management
5 18 (19.78%) Migration
6 16 (17.58%) Project Management
7 13 (14.29%) Application Performance Management
7 13 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
7 13 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 13 (14.29%) Line Management
7 13 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 13 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 13 (14.29%) Security Management
7 13 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 13 (14.29%) SIEM
7 13 (14.29%) Time Management
8 7 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) Python
2 6 (6.59%) Perl
3 5 (5.49%) SQL
4 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.40%) Java
4 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.40%) Scala
4 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (83.52%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (70.33%) CCNP
3 34 (37.36%) CCIE
4 17 (18.68%) CCNA
5 16 (17.58%) JNCIA
6 9 (9.89%) Degree
7 8 (8.79%) JNCIP
8 5 (5.49%) CCDA
8 5 (5.49%) HND
8 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.40%) CCSP
9 4 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (4.40%) JNCIS
10 3 (3.30%) CWNA
10 3 (3.30%) MCITP
10 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.30%) RHCE
11 2 (2.20%) CCDP
11 2 (2.20%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) COBIT
3 2 (2.20%) SLA
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.59%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.40%) Docker
4 4 (4.40%) vSphere
5 2 (2.20%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (5.49%) FortiGate
3 4 (4.40%) Ansible
3 4 (4.40%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.40%) Nagios
3 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.40%) Puppet
3 4 (4.40%) Salt
3 4 (4.40%) Terraform
4 2 (2.20%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.10%) cPanel
5 1 (1.10%) Plesk
Vendors
1 78 (85.71%) Cisco
2 45 (49.45%) Juniper
3 43 (47.25%) CheckPoint
4 41 (45.05%) F5
5 21 (23.08%) HP
6 20 (21.98%) Fortinet
7 19 (20.88%) Aruba
8 17 (18.68%) NetScout
9 16 (17.58%) SolarWinds
9 16 (17.58%) VMware
10 14 (15.38%) Brocade
11 13 (14.29%) Meraki
11 13 (14.29%) Sourcefire
12 10 (10.99%) Extreme Networks
12 10 (10.99%) Palo Alto
13 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
14 5 (5.49%) Arista
15 4 (4.40%) AppDynamics
15 4 (4.40%) New Relic
15 4 (4.40%) Rackspace