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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 216 223 256
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +33
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 46 87 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.83% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 6.00% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 44 80 82
Median salary £52,500 £56,500 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.07% -2.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £72,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
955 1451 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.27% 13.79% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1239 1731
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 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 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 120 (95.24%) BGP
2 115 (91.27%) Cisco
3 93 (73.81%) VPN
4 87 (69.05%) Firewall
5 78 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (57.94%) MPLS
6 73 (57.94%) CCNP
7 67 (53.17%) EIGRP
8 56 (44.44%) F5
9 54 (42.86%) CheckPoint
10 46 (36.51%) LAN
11 45 (35.71%) WAN
12 44 (34.92%) Multicast
13 43 (34.13%) HSRP
14 41 (32.54%) Palo Alto
15 39 (30.95%) VRRP
16 37 (29.37%) High Availability
17 36 (28.57%) DNS
18 34 (26.98%) Finance
19 33 (26.19%) VLAN
19 33 (26.19%) NX-OS
19 33 (26.19%) VoIP
20 32 (25.40%) CCSE
21 31 (24.60%) Wireless
21 31 (24.60%) IPv4
22 30 (23.81%) Juniper
22 30 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
22 30 (23.81%) Load Balancing
23 29 (23.02%) CCSP
24 28 (22.22%) FWSM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (15.08%) IIS
2 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 120 (95.24%) BGP
2 93 (73.81%) VPN
3 87 (69.05%) Firewall
4 73 (57.94%) MPLS
5 67 (53.17%) EIGRP
6 46 (36.51%) LAN
7 45 (35.71%) WAN
8 44 (34.92%) Multicast
9 43 (34.13%) HSRP
10 39 (30.95%) VRRP
11 36 (28.57%) DNS
12 33 (26.19%) NX-OS
12 33 (26.19%) VLAN
12 33 (26.19%) VoIP
13 31 (24.60%) IPv4
13 31 (24.60%) Wireless
14 30 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (22.22%) FWSM
16 27 (21.43%) HTTP
16 27 (21.43%) RTCP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (26.98%) Finance
2 22 (17.46%) Banking
3 14 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.17%) Billing
5 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 91 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 45 (35.71%) Network Support
2 45 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 41 (32.54%) Network Support Engineer
4 34 (26.98%) Data Network Engineer
5 33 (26.19%) Data Engineer
6 26 (20.63%) Network Systems Engineer
6 26 (20.63%) Systems Engineer
6 26 (20.63%) Systems Support
6 26 (20.63%) Systems Support Engineer
7 22 (17.46%) Senior Network Engineer
8 20 (15.87%) Cisco Engineer
8 20 (15.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 17 (13.49%) Senior Network Support
10 14 (11.11%) Senior Data Engineer
10 14 (11.11%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 14 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
10 14 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 12 (9.52%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
11 12 (9.52%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) XMPP
2 5 (3.97%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.79%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Over-the-Top Content
2 21 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 20 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (15.08%) IPTV
5 12 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.17%) Streaming Video
6 4 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.79%) Derivative
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.63%) Unix
1 26 (20.63%) Windows
2 22 (17.46%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.37%) High Availability
2 30 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 24 (19.05%) ITIL
4 18 (14.29%) HOOD
5 13 (10.32%) Network Design
6 12 (9.52%) DDoS Mitigation
7 8 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (5.56%) Investment Management
8 7 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 7 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 6 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.17%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (3.17%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.17%) Network Architecture
10 4 (3.17%) SIEM
11 3 (2.38%) Coaching
11 3 (2.38%) Low Latency
11 3 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.25%) Python
2 21 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 20 (15.87%) Perl
4 1 (0.79%) Java
4 1 (0.79%) Korn
4 1 (0.79%) Ruby
4 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (57.94%) CCNP
3 32 (25.40%) CCSE
4 29 (23.02%) CCSP
5 25 (19.84%) CCNA
6 20 (15.87%) Degree
7 13 (10.32%) CCSA
8 12 (9.52%) CCVP
8 12 (9.52%) JNCIA
9 10 (7.94%) CCIE
10 5 (3.97%) JNCIP
11 4 (3.17%) CCMSE
11 4 (3.17%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.59%) CCDA
12 2 (1.59%) CCIP
12 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.79%) CCA
13 1 (0.79%) CCDP
13 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.17%) vCloud
3 3 (2.38%) XenApp
3 3 (2.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.79%) Snort
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (6.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (3.17%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.38%) Nagios
5 2 (1.59%) Ansible
5 2 (1.59%) Graphite
5 2 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.59%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.79%) Cacti
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.79%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.79%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 115 (91.27%) Cisco
2 56 (44.44%) F5
3 54 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 41 (32.54%) Palo Alto
5 30 (23.81%) Juniper
6 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
7 20 (15.87%) SevOne
8 19 (15.08%) Akamai
8 19 (15.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 14 (11.11%) Blue Coat
10 13 (10.32%) Riverbed
11 12 (9.52%) Citrix
12 7 (5.56%) CyberTech
12 7 (5.56%) Red Box
12 7 (5.56%) Verint
13 6 (4.76%) Fortinet
13 6 (4.76%) VMware
14 5 (3.97%) Forcepoint
14 5 (3.97%) HP
14 5 (3.97%) SolarWinds
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