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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 206 209 268
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +59
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 55 110 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 1.08% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.48% 5.90% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 46 103 50
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £68,700 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1003 1865 1613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.99% 18.29% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1597 1375
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 5 February 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the City of London

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 95 (95.00%) BGP
2 80 (80.00%) Cisco
3 67 (67.00%) Firewall
4 64 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (55.00%) CCNP
6 49 (49.00%) WAN
7 48 (48.00%) Finance
8 47 (47.00%) LAN
9 42 (42.00%) VPN
10 36 (36.00%) MPLS
11 35 (35.00%) EIGRP
11 35 (35.00%) Load Balancing
12 34 (34.00%) Network Security
13 33 (33.00%) Network Design
14 32 (32.00%) Data Centre
15 30 (30.00%) Juniper
16 29 (29.00%) CheckPoint
16 29 (29.00%) CCNA
17 27 (27.00%) F5
18 26 (26.00%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (26.00%) Palo Alto
18 26 (26.00%) Multicast
19 24 (24.00%) Wireless
19 24 (24.00%) VMware
20 23 (23.00%) Linux
20 23 (23.00%) VLAN
20 23 (23.00%) Cisco Nexus
20 23 (23.00%) NX-OS
21 21 (21.00%) Cisco IOS
21 21 (21.00%) IPsec

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (7.00%) Apache
1 7 (7.00%) Confluence
1 7 (7.00%) MediaWiki
1 7 (7.00%) nginx
2 1 (1.00%) Lync
2 1 (1.00%) MTS
2 1 (1.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 95 (95.00%) BGP
2 67 (67.00%) Firewall
3 49 (49.00%) WAN
4 47 (47.00%) LAN
5 42 (42.00%) VPN
6 36 (36.00%) MPLS
7 35 (35.00%) EIGRP
8 34 (34.00%) Network Security
9 26 (26.00%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (26.00%) Multicast
10 24 (24.00%) Wireless
11 23 (23.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (23.00%) NX-OS
11 23 (23.00%) VLAN
12 21 (21.00%) Cisco IOS
12 21 (21.00%) IPsec
13 15 (15.00%) HSRP
13 15 (15.00%) TCP/IP
14 13 (13.00%) DNS
15 12 (12.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) MySQL
1 7 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.00%) Hudson
1 7 (7.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (7.00%) JIRA
1 7 (7.00%) Subversion
General
1 48 (48.00%) Finance
2 20 (20.00%) Banking
3 17 (17.00%) Financial Institution
4 9 (9.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (8.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.00%) Legal
8 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.00%) Network Manager
3 16 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (13.00%) Analyst
5 13 (13.00%) Network Analyst
6 11 (11.00%) Data Network Engineer
7 10 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
7 10 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 10 (10.00%) Team Leader
8 9 (9.00%) Financial Analyst
8 9 (9.00%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (7.00%) Network Support
9 7 (7.00%) Security Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Cisco Project Manager
10 6 (6.00%) Network Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) LAMP
1 7 (7.00%) LAPP Stack
1 7 (7.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (3.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.00%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.00%) Express
4 1 (1.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.00%) Wiki
4 6 (6.00%) Eurex
5 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (4.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.00%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.00%) IPTV
7 3 (3.00%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (2.00%) Fintech
9 1 (1.00%) iPad
9 1 (1.00%) Spread Betting
9 1 (1.00%) Statistics
9 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Linux
2 14 (14.00%) Windows
3 8 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.00%) CentOS
4 7 (7.00%) Debian
4 7 (7.00%) Ubuntu
4 7 (7.00%) Unix
4 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.00%) Android
5 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.00%) Solaris
7 1 (1.00%) CatOS
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.00%) Load Balancing
2 33 (33.00%) Network Design
3 19 (19.00%) Mentoring
4 17 (17.00%) High Availability
5 15 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 11 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (11.00%) Project Management
7 8 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (7.00%) Build Automation
8 7 (7.00%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.00%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.00%) Database Theory
8 7 (7.00%) DevOps
8 7 (7.00%) Relational Database Theory
9 6 (6.00%) Coaching
9 6 (6.00%) Network Security Management
9 6 (6.00%) Security Management
9 6 (6.00%) SIEM
10 5 (5.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) Perl
2 9 (9.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (7.00%) Java
3 7 (7.00%) PHP
3 7 (7.00%) Ruby
3 7 (7.00%) SQL
4 4 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (55.00%) CCNP
3 29 (29.00%) CCNA
4 15 (15.00%) CCDA
4 15 (15.00%) CCIE
5 9 (9.00%) CCSA
5 9 (9.00%) JNCIS
5 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (8.00%) CCSE
6 8 (8.00%) CCSP
7 6 (6.00%) CCVP
7 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (5.00%) Degree
8 5 (5.00%) JNCIP
9 4 (4.00%) CCDP
10 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.00%) CCIP
11 2 (2.00%) RHCE
11 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) COBIT
1 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.00%) iptables
2 7 (7.00%) Postfix
2 7 (7.00%) Samba
2 7 (7.00%) XenServer
3 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.00%) XenApp
3 5 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.00%) GlusterFS
4 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (13.00%) FortiGate
2 11 (11.00%) Puppet
3 7 (7.00%) Ansible
3 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.00%) Salt
3 7 (7.00%) ZABBIX
4 5 (5.00%) Nagios
5 4 (4.00%) Cobbler
5 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (3.00%) Cacti
6 3 (3.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (2.00%) Graphite
7 2 (2.00%) OpenView
7 2 (2.00%) QRadar
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (1.00%) Netcool
8 1 (1.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 80 (80.00%) Cisco
2 30 (30.00%) Juniper
3 29 (29.00%) CheckPoint
4 27 (27.00%) F5
5 26 (26.00%) Palo Alto
6 24 (24.00%) VMware
7 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
8 12 (12.00%) Citrix
9 10 (10.00%) HP
10 8 (8.00%) Meraki
11 7 (7.00%) Infoblox
11 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (7.00%) Splunk
12 6 (6.00%) Brocade
12 6 (6.00%) Riverbed
13 5 (5.00%) LogRhythm
13 5 (5.00%) Sourcefire
13 5 (5.00%) TippingPoint
13 5 (5.00%) Websense
14 4 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20K guaranteed bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago