Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 137 120
Rank change year-on-year +39 -17 -16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 59 59 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.47% 1.69% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.85% 5.51% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 51 35 68
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +17.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +23.53%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 544 1071 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.78% 30.73% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 404 708 882
Reading median annual salary £49,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,125 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +6.67%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Reading

OSPF
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Reading

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Reading over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 56 (94.92%) BGP
2 55 (93.22%) Cisco
3 51 (86.44%) MPLS
4 47 (79.66%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (76.27%) Firewall
6 43 (72.88%) CCNP
7 38 (64.41%) Juniper
8 31 (52.54%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (49.15%) WAN
10 26 (44.07%) CCIE
11 24 (40.68%) Network Monitoring
12 23 (38.98%) F5
13 22 (37.29%) CheckPoint
14 20 (33.90%) Incident Management
15 19 (32.20%) EIGRP
15 19 (32.20%) tcpdump
15 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
16 18 (30.51%) ITIL
17 17 (28.81%) NetScout
17 17 (28.81%) Wireshark
17 17 (28.81%) Load Balancing
18 16 (27.12%) Windows
19 15 (25.42%) VPN
19 15 (25.42%) JNCIA
19 15 (25.42%) Network Security
20 14 (23.73%) Cisco Nexus
20 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
20 14 (23.73%) CCNA
21 13 (22.03%) Unix
22 12 (20.34%) Linux

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (6.78%) OpenStack
1 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (6.78%) GitHub
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (94.92%) BGP
2 51 (86.44%) MPLS
3 45 (76.27%) Firewall
4 31 (52.54%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (49.15%) WAN
6 19 (32.20%) EIGRP
6 19 (32.20%) tcpdump
7 17 (28.81%) Wireshark
8 15 (25.42%) Network Security
8 15 (25.42%) VPN
9 14 (23.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
10 12 (20.34%) IPsec
11 11 (18.64%) BIG-IP
12 10 (16.95%) DNS
13 9 (15.25%) RIP
13 9 (15.25%) SSL
13 9 (15.25%) Wireless
14 8 (13.56%) DWDM
15 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Ant
1 4 (6.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.78%) GitLab
1 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.78%) Maven
1 4 (6.78%) Subversion
1 4 (6.78%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (15.25%) Advertising
2 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (81.36%) Network Engineer
2 25 (42.37%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (37.29%) Network Support
3 22 (37.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 22 (37.29%) Support Engineer
4 11 (18.64%) Senior Network Support
4 11 (18.64%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 11 (18.64%) Senior Support Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Security Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (15.25%) Security Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Network Design Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Network Technical Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) JSON
1 4 (6.78%) REST
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.25%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.78%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) Unix
3 12 (20.34%) Linux
4 6 (10.17%) CentOS
4 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Network Monitoring
2 20 (33.90%) Incident Management
3 18 (30.51%) ITIL
4 17 (28.81%) Load Balancing
5 11 (18.64%) Network Design
6 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.78%) BDD
6 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.78%) DevOps
6 4 (6.78%) High Availability
6 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.78%) Open Source
6 4 (6.78%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) Scrum
6 4 (6.78%) TDD
6 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.78%) Workflow
6 4 (6.78%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) Python
2 6 (10.17%) Perl
3 5 (8.47%) SQL
4 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.78%) Java
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.78%) Scala
4 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (79.66%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (72.88%) CCNP
3 26 (44.07%) CCIE
4 15 (25.42%) JNCIA
5 14 (23.73%) CCNA
6 9 (15.25%) JNCIP
7 5 (8.47%) HND
7 5 (8.47%) JNCIS
8 4 (6.78%) CCSP
8 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (6.78%) Degree
8 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.08%) CCDA
9 3 (5.08%) CCDP
9 3 (5.08%) CWNA
9 3 (5.08%) JNCIE
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.78%) Docker
4 2 (3.39%) vSphere
5 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.78%) Ansible
2 4 (6.78%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.78%) Nagios
2 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.78%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) Salt
2 4 (6.78%) Terraform
3 1 (1.69%) cPanel
3 1 (1.69%) Plesk
Vendors
1 55 (93.22%) Cisco
2 38 (64.41%) Juniper
3 23 (38.98%) F5
4 22 (37.29%) CheckPoint
5 17 (28.81%) NetScout
6 11 (18.64%) Palo Alto
7 10 (16.95%) Extreme Networks
8 8 (13.56%) VMware
9 7 (11.86%) HP
10 5 (8.47%) Arista
10 5 (8.47%) Aruba
10 5 (8.47%) Fortinet
11 4 (6.78%) AppDynamics
11 4 (6.78%) Citrix
11 4 (6.78%) New Relic
11 4 (6.78%) Rackspace
12 3 (5.08%) Avaya
12 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
13 2 (3.39%) Huawei
13 2 (3.39%) Red Hat