The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 187 270 204
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -66
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 131 68 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.24% 0.54% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.53% 3.47% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 116 58 119
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,088 £40,350 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
OSPF
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2007 1958 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.93% 15.59% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 1620 2061
Average salary £52,500 £50,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OSPF
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the City of London region.

OSPF Salary Trend in the City of London

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the City of London

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 217 (96.44%) Cisco
2 203 (90.22%) BGP
3 177 (78.67%) Firewall
4 155 (68.89%) Cisco Certification
5 142 (63.11%) VPN
6 129 (57.33%) EIGRP
7 125 (55.56%) MPLS
8 123 (54.67%) LAN
9 121 (53.78%) WAN
10 113 (50.22%) Juniper
11 112 (49.78%) CCNP
12 97 (43.11%) Cisco ASA
13 94 (41.78%) Finance
14 84 (37.33%) F5
15 80 (35.56%) CCNA
15 80 (35.56%) CheckPoint
16 65 (28.89%) Wireless
17 63 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
18 62 (27.56%) Network Security
18 62 (27.56%) DNS
18 62 (27.56%) ITIL
19 61 (27.11%) Cisco Nexus
20 60 (26.67%) SSL
21 59 (26.22%) VLAN
21 59 (26.22%) IPsec
22 56 (24.89%) HSRP
23 54 (24.00%) Network Design
24 53 (23.56%) TCP/IP
25 48 (21.33%) Spanning Tree
26 44 (19.56%) Linux

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.00%) Lync
2 5 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.44%) nginx
3 1 (0.44%) Confluence
3 1 (0.44%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (5.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
2 3 (1.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 203 (90.22%) BGP
2 177 (78.67%) Firewall
3 142 (63.11%) VPN
4 129 (57.33%) EIGRP
5 125 (55.56%) MPLS
6 123 (54.67%) LAN
7 121 (53.78%) WAN
8 97 (43.11%) Cisco ASA
9 65 (28.89%) Wireless
10 63 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
11 62 (27.56%) Network Security
11 62 (27.56%) DNS
12 61 (27.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 60 (26.67%) SSL
14 59 (26.22%) IPsec
14 59 (26.22%) VLAN
15 56 (24.89%) HSRP
16 53 (23.56%) TCP/IP
17 48 (21.33%) Spanning Tree
18 43 (19.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.33%) MySQL
2 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Subversion
1 1 (0.44%) JIRA
1 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.44%) Hudson
1 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
General
1 94 (41.78%) Finance
2 27 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.89%) Financial Institution
4 10 (4.44%) Legal
5 9 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.00%) Marketing
5 9 (4.00%) Electronics
5 9 (4.00%) Banking
5 9 (4.00%) Retail
6 3 (1.33%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 137 (60.89%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 26 (11.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (11.11%) Consultant
5 22 (9.78%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Network Support
7 17 (7.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 17 (7.56%) Senior Consultant
8 12 (5.33%) Network Manager
9 11 (4.89%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (4.89%) Network Architect
9 11 (4.89%) Architect
10 10 (4.44%) Senior Security Engineer
11 9 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (3.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 8 (3.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 8 (3.56%) Senior Sales Consultant
12 8 (3.56%) Implementation Engineer
12 8 (3.56%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.33%) XMPP
2 7 (3.11%) SOAP
3 1 (0.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.22%) Client/Server
3 13 (5.78%) Derivative
4 10 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.00%) DTV
6 8 (3.56%) Equities
7 7 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (3.11%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.78%) NHS
8 4 (1.78%) Handset
9 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.89%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.89%) User Experience
10 2 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.44%) New Media
11 1 (0.44%) Wiki
11 1 (0.44%) Open Source
11 1 (0.44%) Statistics
11 1 (0.44%) AVVID
11 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.56%) Linux
2 28 (12.44%) Windows
3 19 (8.44%) UNIX
4 11 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.11%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.33%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.89%) CentOS
9 1 (0.44%) Debian
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.56%) ITIL
2 54 (24.00%) Network Design
3 27 (12.00%) Network Management
4 21 (9.33%) Service Delivery
5 20 (8.89%) Project Management
6 18 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
7 17 (7.56%) Project Planning
8 15 (6.67%) Validation
9 14 (6.22%) Load Balancing
9 14 (6.22%) Content Management
9 14 (6.22%) Low Latency
10 13 (5.78%) Service Management
11 12 (5.33%) Migration
12 11 (4.89%) Network Monitoring
13 10 (4.44%) WAN Optimisation
14 9 (4.00%) SABSA
14 9 (4.00%) Programme Management
14 9 (4.00%) TOGAF
14 9 (4.00%) DoDAF
14 9 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.00%) Python
2 6 (2.67%) SQL
3 5 (2.22%) C
4 4 (1.78%) Perl
4 4 (1.78%) Ruby
4 4 (1.78%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.33%) Tcl
6 1 (0.44%) PHP
6 1 (0.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 155 (68.89%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (49.78%) CCNP
3 80 (35.56%) CCNA
4 32 (14.22%) Degree
5 25 (11.11%) CCIE
6 16 (7.11%) JNCIA
7 15 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (6.67%) CCSA
8 12 (5.33%) CCDP
9 7 (3.11%) DV Cleared
9 7 (3.11%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.67%) CCSE
11 5 (2.22%) CCDA
11 5 (2.22%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.78%) CCSP
12 4 (1.78%) CISSP
13 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.89%) JNCIS
15 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.00%) SLA
2 9 (4.00%) COBIT
3 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.00%) iptables
4 6 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) Postfix
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
5 1 (0.44%) XenServer
5 1 (0.44%) Firmware
5 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.44%) Samba
5 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (7.56%) OPNET
2 11 (4.89%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (3.11%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (2.67%) Nagios
6 5 (2.22%) Graphite
7 4 (1.78%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (1.78%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (1.33%) SCOM
8 3 (1.33%) SELinux
9 1 (0.44%) Salt
9 1 (0.44%) OpenView
9 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.44%) SmokePing
9 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 217 (96.44%) Cisco
2 113 (50.22%) Juniper
3 84 (37.33%) F5
4 80 (35.56%) CheckPoint
5 34 (15.11%) Riverbed
6 31 (13.78%) VMware
7 28 (12.44%) SolarWinds
8 26 (11.56%) Fortinet
9 20 (8.89%) Microsoft
9 20 (8.89%) HP
10 19 (8.44%) Aruba
11 13 (5.78%) Red Hat
12 11 (4.89%) Meraki
13 9 (4.00%) SAP
13 9 (4.00%) Citrix
14 8 (3.56%) Ipanema Technologies
15 7 (3.11%) Foundry
16 6 (2.67%) BT
17 5 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
17 5 (2.22%) Nortel
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Beneffits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago