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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 226 218 248
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 99 106 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.89% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 5.93% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 82 96 89
Average salary £58,000 £51,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.17% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,450 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1942 1789 2328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.99% 15.07% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 1587 2084
Average salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 22 September 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the City of London

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 166 (95.40%) BGP
2 159 (91.38%) Cisco
3 119 (68.39%) MPLS
4 116 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 113 (64.94%) Firewall
6 105 (60.34%) WAN
7 100 (57.47%) EIGRP
8 94 (54.02%) CCNP
9 83 (47.70%) Juniper
10 78 (44.83%) LAN
11 69 (39.66%) Wireless
12 68 (39.08%) VPN
13 66 (37.93%) Finance
14 57 (32.76%) CheckPoint
14 57 (32.76%) F5
15 54 (31.03%) Network Security
16 51 (29.31%) TCP/IP
17 49 (28.16%) VoIP
17 49 (28.16%) Cisco ASA
18 47 (27.01%) VLAN
19 45 (25.86%) HSRP
20 41 (23.56%) VPLS
20 41 (23.56%) Cisco IOS
21 38 (21.84%) DNS
22 37 (21.26%) Multicast
23 36 (20.69%) Aruba
23 36 (20.69%) Internet
24 33 (18.97%) Network Management
25 32 (18.39%) Network Design
26 30 (17.24%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (6.32%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.02%) Lync
3 5 (2.87%) Apache
4 4 (2.30%) nginx
4 4 (2.30%) Zope
4 4 (2.30%) Plone
5 2 (1.15%) Confluence
5 2 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.15%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 166 (95.40%) BGP
2 119 (68.39%) MPLS
3 113 (64.94%) Firewall
4 105 (60.34%) WAN
5 100 (57.47%) EIGRP
6 78 (44.83%) LAN
7 69 (39.66%) Wireless
8 68 (39.08%) VPN
9 54 (31.03%) Network Security
10 51 (29.31%) TCP/IP
11 49 (28.16%) VoIP
11 49 (28.16%) Cisco ASA
12 47 (27.01%) VLAN
13 45 (25.86%) HSRP
14 41 (23.56%) VPLS
14 41 (23.56%) Cisco IOS
15 38 (21.84%) DNS
16 37 (21.26%) Multicast
17 36 (20.69%) Internet
18 28 (16.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.30%) MariaDB
1 4 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (2.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Emacs
2 2 (1.15%) JIRA
2 2 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (37.93%) Finance
2 22 (12.64%) Telecoms
3 21 (12.07%) Banking
4 8 (4.60%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.87%) Back Office
6 4 (2.30%) Billing
6 4 (2.30%) Games
7 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.15%) International Banking
8 2 (1.15%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 113 (64.94%) Network Engineer
2 38 (21.84%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (14.94%) Security Engineer
4 25 (14.37%) Network Security Engineer
5 19 (10.92%) Senior Security Engineer
6 18 (10.34%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 16 (9.20%) Network Team Leader
7 16 (9.20%) Team Leader
8 15 (8.62%) Lead Network Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Cisco Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) Architect
11 8 (4.60%) Firewall Engineer
11 8 (4.60%) Network Architect
11 8 (4.60%) Network Analyst
11 8 (4.60%) Analyst
12 6 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.87%) Network Support
14 4 (2.30%) Project Engineer
14 4 (2.30%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.32%) SOAP
2 3 (1.72%) XMPP
3 1 (0.57%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.45%) Derivative
2 6 (3.45%) Fixed Income
2 6 (3.45%) Equities
2 6 (3.45%) IVR
3 5 (2.87%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.72%) AVVID
5 3 (1.72%) Statistics
6 2 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.15%) SecurID
6 2 (1.15%) PKI
6 2 (1.15%) e-Health
7 1 (0.57%) Wiki
7 1 (0.57%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.24%) Linux
2 13 (7.47%) Windows
3 10 (5.75%) UNIX
4 8 (4.60%) CentOS
4 8 (4.60%) Solaris
5 6 (3.45%) Debian
6 4 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.30%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.30%) OpenBSD
6 4 (2.30%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.97%) Network Management
2 32 (18.39%) Network Design
3 27 (15.52%) ITIL
3 27 (15.52%) Load Balancing
4 19 (10.92%) Project Management
5 17 (9.77%) Low Latency
6 14 (8.05%) Capacity Management
6 14 (8.05%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (7.47%) Network Architecture
8 11 (6.32%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (5.17%) Change Control
10 8 (4.60%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (4.02%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.02%) Asset Management
11 7 (4.02%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (3.45%) Service Management
13 5 (2.87%) Change Management
13 5 (2.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (2.87%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.17%) Perl
2 7 (4.02%) Python
3 5 (2.87%) PHP
3 5 (2.87%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.87%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.57%) C
5 1 (0.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (54.02%) CCNP
3 29 (16.67%) CCIE
3 29 (16.67%) CCNA
4 19 (10.92%) Degree
5 16 (9.20%) CCDP
6 14 (8.05%) CCSA
7 13 (7.47%) CCSE
8 11 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.45%) RHCE
10 5 (2.87%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (2.87%) CCVP
10 5 (2.87%) JNCIE
10 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.15%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.15%) CCDA
11 2 (1.15%) CCIP
11 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.02%) QA
2 6 (3.45%) SLA
3 5 (2.87%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (2.87%) vSphere
3 4 (2.30%) Varnish
3 4 (2.30%) SpamAssassin
4 3 (1.72%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.15%) Squid
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (9.20%) CiscoWorks
2 12 (6.90%) Nagios
3 11 (6.32%) HP NNM
4 10 (5.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (4.02%) Cacti
6 4 (2.30%) Ansible
6 4 (2.30%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.72%) SCOM
7 3 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.15%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.15%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.57%) SCCM
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 159 (91.38%) Cisco
2 83 (47.70%) Juniper
3 57 (32.76%) CheckPoint
3 57 (32.76%) F5
4 36 (20.69%) Aruba
5 28 (16.09%) HP
6 23 (13.22%) SolarWinds
7 18 (10.34%) Avaya
8 17 (9.77%) Fortinet
9 16 (9.20%) VMware
10 12 (6.90%) Riverbed
11 11 (6.32%) Nokia
11 11 (6.32%) Brocade
12 8 (4.60%) Red Hat
13 7 (4.02%) Microsoft
14 6 (3.45%) Blue Coat
14 6 (3.45%) Nortel
15 4 (2.30%) Verint
15 4 (2.30%) Citrix
16 3 (1.72%) McAfee
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + £2,400 out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago