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

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 105 93
Rank change year-on-year +34 -12  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 39 28 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.01% 1.56% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.77% 5.73% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 29
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £32,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £68,000
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 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 362 489 592
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.93% 27.23% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 272 375 361
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Reading

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

1 57 (98.28%) BGP
2 48 (82.76%) Cisco
3 46 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (70.69%) MPLS
5 38 (65.52%) CCNP
6 32 (55.17%) VPN
7 30 (51.72%) CCIE
8 29 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (46.55%) Firewall
10 23 (39.66%) Juniper
11 21 (36.21%) Network Design
11 21 (36.21%) Palo Alto
12 19 (32.76%) RIP
12 19 (32.76%) WAN
13 17 (29.31%) Cisco PIX
13 17 (29.31%) FortiGate
13 17 (29.31%) F5
14 16 (27.59%) Data Centre
15 15 (25.86%) VMware
15 15 (25.86%) IPsec
16 14 (24.14%) JNCIA
16 14 (24.14%) Unix
17 13 (22.41%) EIGRP
18 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (18.97%) L2TP
19 11 (18.97%) PPP
19 11 (18.97%) Ethernet
19 11 (18.97%) DNS
19 11 (18.97%) xDSL
20 10 (17.24%) SSL

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 1 (1.72%) Apache
1 1 (1.72%) IIS
1 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (98.28%) BGP
2 41 (70.69%) MPLS
3 32 (55.17%) VPN
4 29 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 27 (46.55%) Firewall
6 19 (32.76%) RIP
6 19 (32.76%) WAN
7 17 (29.31%) Cisco PIX
8 15 (25.86%) IPsec
9 13 (22.41%) EIGRP
10 11 (18.97%) DNS
10 11 (18.97%) Ethernet
10 11 (18.97%) L2TP
10 11 (18.97%) PPP
10 11 (18.97%) xDSL
11 10 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (17.24%) SSL
11 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
12 9 (15.52%) DHCP
12 9 (15.52%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (8.62%) Marketing
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (87.93%) Network Engineer
2 37 (63.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (39.66%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (39.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (36.21%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 21 (36.21%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (24.14%) Network Support
5 14 (24.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 14 (24.14%) Support Engineer
6 11 (18.97%) Senior Network Support
6 11 (18.97%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 11 (18.97%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Sales Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Cisco Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) WAP
2 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Unix
2 8 (13.79%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) CentOS
3 1 (1.72%) Debian
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Network Design
2 10 (17.24%) Load Balancing
3 9 (15.52%) ITIL
4 7 (12.07%) Presales
4 7 (12.07%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.90%) Network Management
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 3 (5.17%) Global Marketing
7 3 (5.17%) Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Product Management
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.45%) ITSM
8 2 (3.45%) SABSA
8 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.45%) Validation
8 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) Perl
2 7 (12.07%) Python
2 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (65.52%) CCNP
3 30 (51.72%) CCIE
4 14 (24.14%) JNCIA
5 9 (15.52%) CCNA
5 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
5 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
6 7 (12.07%) CCSP
7 4 (6.90%) CCDA
7 4 (6.90%) CWNA
8 3 (5.17%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.72%) CCIP
9 1 (1.72%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) vCloud
2 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (29.31%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.72%) cPanel
2 1 (1.72%) Plesk
Vendors
1 48 (82.76%) Cisco
2 23 (39.66%) Juniper
3 21 (36.21%) Palo Alto
4 17 (29.31%) F5
5 15 (25.86%) VMware
6 8 (13.79%) Aruba
7 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
7 7 (12.07%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (6.90%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.90%) NetScout
9 3 (5.17%) Forcepoint
9 3 (5.17%) Stonesoft
10 2 (3.45%) HP
10 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.72%) Brocade
11 1 (1.72%) Huawei
11 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.72%) SAP
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