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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 88 93 123
Rank change year-on-year +5 +30  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 19 52 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.53% 2.67% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.35% 9.08% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 46 26
Median salary £57,500 £58,750 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +27.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 355 573 742
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.65% 29.40% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 235 467 398
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Reading

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 41 (97.62%) BGP
2 35 (83.33%) Cisco
3 29 (69.05%) MPLS
4 27 (64.29%) Network Design
5 25 (59.52%) Firewall
6 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (50.00%) VPN
8 18 (42.86%) CCNP
9 16 (38.10%) Presales
10 15 (35.71%) RIP
10 15 (35.71%) Marketing
11 14 (33.33%) CCIE
12 12 (28.57%) MS Office
12 12 (28.57%) WAN
12 12 (28.57%) Juniper
12 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
12 12 (28.57%) Migration
12 12 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (28.57%) Multicast
13 11 (26.19%) Huawei
13 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
13 11 (26.19%) IPv6
14 10 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
15 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
15 8 (19.05%) FortiGate
15 8 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
15 8 (19.05%) EIGRP
15 8 (19.05%) Palo Alto
16 7 (16.67%) VRRP
16 7 (16.67%) IPsec

OSPF
Top Related 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 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Office
2 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
3 10 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (97.62%) BGP
2 29 (69.05%) MPLS
3 25 (59.52%) Firewall
4 21 (50.00%) VPN
5 15 (35.71%) RIP
6 12 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (28.57%) Multicast
6 12 (28.57%) WAN
7 11 (26.19%) IPv6
8 8 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (19.05%) EIGRP
9 7 (16.67%) IPsec
9 7 (16.67%) VRRP
10 6 (14.29%) HSRP
10 6 (14.29%) LAN
10 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.90%) Broadband
11 5 (11.90%) Network Security
11 5 (11.90%) SNMP
11 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
General
1 15 (35.71%) Marketing
2 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.90%) Finance
4 3 (7.14%) Back Office
4 3 (7.14%) Billing
5 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) IP Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (26.19%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (26.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (21.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 9 (21.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior IP Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Security Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Sales Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Sales Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Network Operations Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Social Network
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Network Design
2 16 (38.10%) Presales
3 12 (28.57%) Migration
4 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
5 6 (14.29%) High Availability
5 6 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 5 (11.90%) Network Management
7 4 (9.52%) Global Marketing
7 4 (9.52%) Product Management
8 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.14%) ITIL
9 2 (4.76%) CRM
9 2 (4.76%) ITSM
9 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
10 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Perl
1 4 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (42.86%) CCNP
3 14 (33.33%) CCIE
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) CCIP
5 3 (7.14%) Degree
6 2 (4.76%) JNCIE
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) CCSP
7 1 (2.38%) CEH
7 1 (2.38%) HP MASE
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.38%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.38%) OSCP
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Cisco
2 12 (28.57%) Juniper
3 11 (26.19%) Huawei
4 8 (19.05%) Palo Alto
5 4 (9.52%) Forcepoint
5 4 (9.52%) Stonesoft
5 4 (9.52%) VMware
6 3 (7.14%) F5
7 2 (4.76%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.38%) Aruba
8 1 (2.38%) Brocade
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
Reading, Berkshire
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