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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 204 262 219
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -43
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 107 52 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 0.50% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.90% 3.22% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 102 49 77
Average salary £51,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £73,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1814 1613 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.62% 15.56% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1381 2029
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 188 (91.26%) BGP
2 185 (89.81%) Cisco
3 155 (75.24%) Cisco Certification
4 152 (73.79%) Firewall
5 127 (61.65%) VPN
6 123 (59.71%) CCNP
7 117 (56.80%) EIGRP
8 113 (54.85%) WAN
9 111 (53.88%) MPLS
10 105 (50.97%) Juniper
11 103 (50.00%) LAN
12 82 (39.81%) Cisco ASA
13 78 (37.86%) CheckPoint
14 75 (36.41%) Wireless
15 71 (34.47%) Finance
16 69 (33.50%) Network Security
17 65 (31.55%) TCP/IP
18 63 (30.58%) CCNA
19 61 (29.61%) Cisco IOS
20 60 (29.13%) Linux
21 58 (28.16%) F5
22 55 (26.70%) VLAN
23 49 (23.79%) HSRP
24 48 (23.30%) DNS
25 46 (22.33%) SSL
26 44 (21.36%) IPsec
27 43 (20.87%) Cisco Nexus
28 42 (20.39%) VoIP
29 39 (18.93%) ITIL
30 38 (18.45%) Multicast

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.37%) Lync
2 5 (2.43%) Apache
2 5 (2.43%) nginx
3 4 (1.94%) ejabberd
3 4 (1.94%) Zope
3 4 (1.94%) Plone
4 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) Confluence
5 1 (0.49%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.91%) IaaS
2 2 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (91.26%) BGP
2 152 (73.79%) Firewall
3 127 (61.65%) VPN
4 117 (56.80%) EIGRP
5 113 (54.85%) WAN
6 111 (53.88%) MPLS
7 103 (50.00%) LAN
8 82 (39.81%) Cisco ASA
9 75 (36.41%) Wireless
10 69 (33.50%) Network Security
11 65 (31.55%) TCP/IP
12 61 (29.61%) Cisco IOS
13 55 (26.70%) VLAN
14 49 (23.79%) HSRP
15 48 (23.30%) DNS
16 46 (22.33%) SSL
17 44 (21.36%) IPsec
18 43 (20.87%) Cisco Nexus
19 42 (20.39%) VoIP
20 38 (18.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.40%) MySQL
2 5 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.94%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Emacs
2 1 (0.49%) Subversion
2 1 (0.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.49%) Hudson
General
1 71 (34.47%) Finance
2 36 (17.48%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.77%) Financial Institution
4 12 (5.83%) Banking
5 6 (2.91%) Marketing
5 6 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.91%) Electronics
6 5 (2.43%) Back Office
6 5 (2.43%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.43%) Billing
7 4 (1.94%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.94%) Games
8 3 (1.46%) Publishing
8 3 (1.46%) International Banking
9 2 (0.97%) Advertising
9 2 (0.97%) Law
10 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 134 (65.05%) Network Engineer
2 33 (16.02%) Senior Network Engineer
3 29 (14.08%) Security Engineer
4 22 (10.68%) Network Support
4 22 (10.68%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (9.71%) Support Engineer
6 18 (8.74%) Consultant
7 17 (8.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 10 (4.85%) Network Consultant
8 10 (4.85%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) Analyst
9 8 (3.88%) Senior Security Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) Network Analyst
10 7 (3.40%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.40%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 7 (3.40%) Senior Support Engineer
10 7 (3.40%) Network Team Leader
10 7 (3.40%) Senior Sales Consultant
10 7 (3.40%) Senior Network Support
10 7 (3.40%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.37%) XMPP
2 7 (3.40%) SOAP
3 1 (0.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.31%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.88%) Derivative
3 8 (3.88%) IVR
4 7 (3.40%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.91%) DTV
6 4 (1.94%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.46%) AVVID
7 3 (1.46%) Equities
7 3 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.97%) User Experience
9 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.49%) Handset
9 1 (0.49%) Statistics
9 1 (0.49%) PKI
9 1 (0.49%) NHS
9 1 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 60 (29.13%) Linux
2 32 (15.53%) Windows
3 26 (12.62%) UNIX
4 9 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.40%) Solaris
5 7 (3.40%) Windows XP
5 7 (3.40%) CentOS
6 6 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.43%) Debian
7 5 (2.43%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.94%) FreeBSD
8 4 (1.94%) OpenBSD
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.93%) ITIL
2 37 (17.96%) Network Design
3 27 (13.11%) Network Management
4 21 (10.19%) Low Latency
5 20 (9.71%) Load Balancing
6 17 (8.25%) Project Management
7 16 (7.77%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (7.77%) Service Management
8 13 (6.31%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (5.83%) ITSM
10 11 (5.34%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.88%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (3.88%) Migration
12 7 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.40%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (3.40%) Network Architecture
12 7 (3.40%) Change Control
13 6 (2.91%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (2.91%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.31%) Python
2 9 (4.37%) Perl
3 8 (3.88%) PHP
4 6 (2.91%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.43%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.94%) SQL
6 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.46%) Ruby
7 3 (1.46%) C
8 1 (0.49%) Java
8 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 155 (75.24%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (59.71%) CCNP
3 63 (30.58%) CCNA
4 29 (14.08%) CCIE
5 28 (13.59%) Degree
6 17 (8.25%) CCSA
7 16 (7.77%) CCDP
8 12 (5.83%) Security Cleared
8 12 (5.83%) CCSE
9 9 (4.37%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.40%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (2.43%) RHCE
12 5 (2.43%) CISSP
13 3 (1.46%) CCVP
13 3 (1.46%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.46%) CCDA
14 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.97%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.31%) SLA
2 5 (2.43%) QA
3 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.43%) vSphere
3 5 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.94%) SpamAssassin
4 4 (1.94%) Varnish
4 4 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.94%) Ceph
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.49%) Samba
5 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.49%) Firmware
5 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.49%) NFS
5 1 (0.49%) Postfix
5 1 (0.49%) XenApp
5 1 (0.49%) XenServer
5 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (7.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (6.80%) Nagios
3 10 (4.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (4.37%) OPNET
5 8 (3.88%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (2.91%) FortiGate
7 5 (2.43%) Cacti
7 5 (2.43%) SCOM
8 4 (1.94%) Ansible
8 4 (1.94%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.94%) Graphite
8 4 (1.94%) Ganeti
8 4 (1.94%) Bacula
9 3 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.97%) Puppet
10 2 (0.97%) SELinux
10 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.49%) OpenView
11 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.49%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 185 (89.81%) Cisco
2 105 (50.97%) Juniper
3 78 (37.86%) CheckPoint
4 58 (28.16%) F5
5 28 (13.59%) Riverbed
5 28 (13.59%) SolarWinds
6 24 (11.65%) Fortinet
6 24 (11.65%) VMware
7 22 (10.68%) Microsoft
8 21 (10.19%) Aruba
9 17 (8.25%) HP
10 13 (6.31%) Red Hat
11 11 (5.34%) Nortel
12 10 (4.85%) Avaya
13 9 (4.37%) Blue Coat
14 7 (3.40%) Nokia
14 7 (3.40%) Barracuda Networks
14 7 (3.40%) Foundry
15 6 (2.91%) Verint
15 6 (2.91%) Ipanema Technologies
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + pension, healthcare, bonus and more
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bonus+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent +bonus+ bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Atos
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago