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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 218 290 216
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -74
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 83 59 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.46% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 3.00% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 76 48 105
Average salary £47,500 £58,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.10% +10.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
1618 1968 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.13% 15.47% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1666 1841
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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.

1 205 (96.70%) Cisco
2 191 (90.09%) BGP
3 161 (75.94%) Firewall
4 134 (63.21%) Cisco Certification
5 120 (56.60%) VPN
5 120 (56.60%) LAN
6 112 (52.83%) MPLS
7 109 (51.42%) WAN
8 107 (50.47%) EIGRP
9 103 (48.58%) Juniper
10 93 (43.87%) CCNP
11 89 (41.98%) Finance
12 86 (40.57%) Data Centre
13 83 (39.15%) Cisco ASA
14 81 (38.21%) F5
15 71 (33.49%) CheckPoint
16 69 (32.55%) Cisco IOS
17 64 (30.19%) CCNA
18 62 (29.25%) Wireless
19 61 (28.77%) Cisco Nexus
20 60 (28.30%) IPsec
21 59 (27.83%) VLAN
22 58 (27.36%) DNS
23 54 (25.47%) SSL
24 52 (24.53%) HSRP
25 51 (24.06%) ITIL
26 50 (23.58%) Network Design
27 47 (22.17%) Network Security
28 43 (20.28%) Spanning Tree
29 42 (19.81%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (3.77%) Lync
2 5 (2.36%) Apache
2 5 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.47%) nginx
3 1 (0.47%) Confluence
3 1 (0.47%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 12 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.42%) MS Office
2 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (90.09%) BGP
2 161 (75.94%) Firewall
3 120 (56.60%) LAN
3 120 (56.60%) VPN
4 112 (52.83%) MPLS
5 109 (51.42%) WAN
6 107 (50.47%) EIGRP
7 83 (39.15%) Cisco ASA
8 69 (32.55%) Cisco IOS
9 62 (29.25%) Wireless
10 61 (28.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 60 (28.30%) IPsec
12 59 (27.83%) VLAN
13 58 (27.36%) DNS
14 54 (25.47%) SSL
15 52 (24.53%) HSRP
16 47 (22.17%) Network Security
17 43 (20.28%) Spanning Tree
18 41 (19.34%) VRRP
18 41 (19.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.30%) MySQL
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Subversion
1 1 (0.47%) JIRA
1 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.47%) Hudson
1 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 89 (41.98%) Finance
2 20 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.72%) Legal
4 9 (4.25%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.25%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.25%) Electronics
4 9 (4.25%) Retail
4 9 (4.25%) Marketing
5 8 (3.77%) Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 127 (59.91%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.74%) Security Engineer
3 25 (11.79%) Consultant
4 23 (10.85%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (10.85%) Network Support
5 20 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 19 (8.96%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (8.96%) Network Support Engineer
7 17 (8.02%) Senior Consultant
8 12 (5.66%) Network Manager
8 12 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (5.19%) Architect
9 11 (5.19%) Network Architect
10 10 (4.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (4.72%) Senior Security Engineer
11 9 (4.25%) Sales Consultant
11 9 (4.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 8 (3.77%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 8 (3.77%) Senior Network Support
12 8 (3.77%) Senior Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.66%) XMPP
2 7 (3.30%) SOAP
3 1 (0.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (40.57%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.19%) Derivative
2 11 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.72%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.25%) DTV
5 8 (3.77%) Equities
6 7 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (3.30%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.89%) NHS
7 4 (1.89%) Handset
8 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.94%) User Experience
10 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.47%) Wiki
10 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.47%) New Media
10 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.81%) Linux
2 28 (13.21%) Windows
3 23 (10.85%) UNIX
4 11 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.30%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.83%) CentOS
8 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.42%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.47%) Debian
10 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.06%) ITIL
2 50 (23.58%) Network Design
3 24 (11.32%) Network Management
4 18 (8.49%) Project Management
4 18 (8.49%) Service Delivery
5 17 (8.02%) Project Planning
6 14 (6.60%) Validation
7 12 (5.66%) Load Balancing
7 12 (5.66%) Low Latency
8 11 (5.19%) Service Management
9 10 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (4.72%) WAN Optimisation
10 9 (4.25%) SABSA
10 9 (4.25%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (4.25%) DoDAF
10 9 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (4.25%) Problem Management
10 9 (4.25%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (4.25%) Programme Management
10 9 (4.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.13%) Python
2 8 (3.77%) Perl
2 8 (3.77%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.83%) SQL
4 5 (2.36%) C
5 4 (1.89%) Ruby
6 3 (1.42%) Tcl
7 1 (0.47%) Java
7 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 134 (63.21%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (43.87%) CCNP
3 64 (30.19%) CCNA
4 34 (16.04%) Degree
5 25 (11.79%) CCIE
6 13 (6.13%) CCSA
7 12 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (4.72%) CCDP
9 8 (3.77%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.30%) DV Cleared
10 7 (3.30%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.83%) CCSP
12 5 (2.36%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.89%) CCDA
14 3 (1.42%) CISSP
14 3 (1.42%) CCSE
14 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
15 1 (0.47%) VCP4
15 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.47%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.91%) SLA
2 9 (4.25%) COBIT
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.49%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.25%) iptables
4 6 (2.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) Postfix
5 1 (0.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) XenServer
5 1 (0.47%) NFS
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (8.02%) OPNET
2 7 (3.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.83%) Nagios
4 5 (2.36%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (2.36%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (2.36%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.36%) Graphite
5 4 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (1.42%) SELinux
7 2 (0.94%) SCOM
8 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.47%) Puppet
8 1 (0.47%) Salt
8 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.47%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 205 (96.70%) Cisco
2 103 (48.58%) Juniper
3 81 (38.21%) F5
4 71 (33.49%) CheckPoint
5 34 (16.04%) Riverbed
6 31 (14.62%) VMware
7 23 (10.85%) Fortinet
8 22 (10.38%) SolarWinds
9 19 (8.96%) Aruba
9 19 (8.96%) Microsoft
10 18 (8.49%) HP
11 16 (7.55%) Red Hat
12 11 (5.19%) Citrix
12 11 (5.19%) Meraki
13 9 (4.25%) SAP
14 8 (3.77%) Ipanema Technologies
15 7 (3.30%) Foundry
16 6 (2.83%) Blue Coat
16 6 (2.83%) Avaya
17 5 (2.36%) BT
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Discretionary Bonus. Pension. Seas
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago