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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 217 259 234
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -25
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 98 67 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 0.58% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.28% 3.72% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92 65 79
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £64,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1857 1803 2449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.25% 15.56% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1626 1578 2155
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 181 (90.95%) BGP
2 179 (89.95%) Cisco
3 150 (75.38%) Cisco Certification
3 150 (75.38%) Firewall
4 130 (65.33%) MPLS
5 119 (59.80%) CCNP
6 114 (57.29%) WAN
6 114 (57.29%) VPN
7 108 (54.27%) Juniper
8 106 (53.27%) EIGRP
9 94 (47.24%) LAN
10 81 (40.70%) Cisco ASA
11 73 (36.68%) Wireless
12 71 (35.68%) Network Security
13 68 (34.17%) CheckPoint
14 65 (32.66%) TCP/IP
15 61 (30.65%) F5
16 59 (29.65%) Linux
16 59 (29.65%) Finance
17 58 (29.15%) VLAN
18 57 (28.64%) CCNA
19 55 (27.64%) Cisco IOS
20 50 (25.13%) VoIP
21 47 (23.62%) ITIL
22 45 (22.61%) Cisco Nexus
22 45 (22.61%) HSRP
23 41 (20.60%) DNS
24 38 (19.10%) SSL
24 38 (19.10%) IPsec
25 37 (18.59%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (2.01%) Zope
1 4 (2.01%) Plone
1 4 (2.01%) nginx
1 4 (2.01%) Apache
1 4 (2.01%) ejabberd
2 3 (1.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.51%) Lync
3 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.01%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (90.95%) BGP
2 150 (75.38%) Firewall
3 130 (65.33%) MPLS
4 114 (57.29%) VPN
4 114 (57.29%) WAN
5 106 (53.27%) EIGRP
6 94 (47.24%) LAN
7 81 (40.70%) Cisco ASA
8 73 (36.68%) Wireless
9 71 (35.68%) Network Security
10 65 (32.66%) TCP/IP
11 58 (29.15%) VLAN
12 55 (27.64%) Cisco IOS
13 50 (25.13%) VoIP
14 45 (22.61%) Cisco Nexus
14 45 (22.61%) HSRP
15 41 (20.60%) DNS
16 38 (19.10%) SSL
16 38 (19.10%) IPsec
17 33 (16.58%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.51%) MySQL
2 4 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.01%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Emacs
2 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (29.65%) Finance
2 37 (18.59%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.04%) Banking
4 11 (5.53%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.52%) Back Office
5 7 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.51%) Billing
7 4 (2.01%) Games
8 3 (1.51%) Publishing
8 3 (1.51%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.51%) International Banking
9 2 (1.01%) Advertising
9 2 (1.01%) Law
10 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Electronics
10 1 (0.50%) Marketing
10 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 139 (69.85%) Network Engineer
2 43 (21.61%) Senior Network Engineer
3 31 (15.58%) Security Engineer
4 27 (13.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (7.04%) Network Support
6 13 (6.53%) Support Engineer
6 13 (6.53%) Senior Security Engineer
7 12 (6.03%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (5.53%) Network Support Engineer
9 9 (4.52%) Network Analyst
9 9 (4.52%) Consultant
9 9 (4.52%) Architect
9 9 (4.52%) Analyst
9 9 (4.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 8 (4.02%) Network Architect
10 8 (4.02%) Network Consultant
11 7 (3.52%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.52%) Network Team Leader
12 6 (3.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.52%) SOAP
2 3 (1.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.02%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.02%) IVR
3 4 (2.01%) AVVID
3 4 (2.01%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.51%) Derivative
4 3 (1.51%) Statistics
4 3 (1.51%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.01%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.50%) Equities
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.50%) Wiki
6 1 (0.50%) e-Health
6 1 (0.50%) SecurID
6 1 (0.50%) PKI
6 1 (0.50%) NHS
6 1 (0.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.65%) Linux
2 27 (13.57%) Windows
3 20 (10.05%) UNIX
4 9 (4.52%) CentOS
4 9 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.02%) Solaris
6 7 (3.52%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.01%) FreeBSD
7 4 (2.01%) Debian
7 4 (2.01%) OpenBSD
7 4 (2.01%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.62%) ITIL
2 28 (14.07%) Network Design
3 24 (12.06%) Load Balancing
3 24 (12.06%) Network Management
4 20 (10.05%) Project Management
5 18 (9.05%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (8.54%) Low Latency
7 15 (7.54%) Service Management
8 12 (6.03%) ITSM
8 12 (6.03%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (6.03%) Change Control
9 11 (5.53%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (5.03%) Migration
11 9 (4.52%) Network Architecture
12 8 (4.02%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.52%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (3.52%) Use Case
14 6 (3.02%) Content Management
14 6 (3.02%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.53%) Perl
2 10 (5.03%) Python
3 9 (4.52%) PHP
4 7 (3.52%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.01%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.51%) SQL
6 3 (1.51%) C
7 2 (1.01%) Ruby
8 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 150 (75.38%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (59.80%) CCNP
3 57 (28.64%) CCNA
4 30 (15.08%) CCIE
5 20 (10.05%) Degree
6 17 (8.54%) CCSA
7 14 (7.04%) CCDP
8 13 (6.53%) CCSE
9 11 (5.53%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (5.03%) Security Cleared
11 9 (4.52%) JNCIA
12 8 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (4.02%) RHCE
13 4 (2.01%) CISSP
13 4 (2.01%) CCVP
14 3 (1.51%) CCDA
14 3 (1.51%) CCSP
14 3 (1.51%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.51%) JNCIE
14 3 (1.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.53%) SLA
2 7 (3.52%) QA
3 3 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.52%) vSphere
3 7 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.01%) SpamAssassin
4 4 (2.01%) Ceph
4 4 (2.01%) Varnish
5 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.50%) Firmware
6 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (8.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (6.03%) Nagios
3 11 (5.53%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (4.02%) FortiGate
5 7 (3.52%) Cacti
6 6 (3.02%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (3.02%) SCOM
7 4 (2.01%) Ganeti
7 4 (2.01%) Bacula
7 4 (2.01%) OPNET
7 4 (2.01%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.01%) Ansible
8 3 (1.51%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.01%) SELinux
9 2 (1.01%) HP NNM
10 1 (0.50%) SCCM
10 1 (0.50%) Puppet
10 1 (0.50%) OpenView
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 179 (89.95%) Cisco
2 108 (54.27%) Juniper
3 68 (34.17%) CheckPoint
4 61 (30.65%) F5
5 33 (16.58%) Fortinet
6 29 (14.57%) Aruba
7 27 (13.57%) VMware
8 26 (13.07%) SolarWinds
9 25 (12.56%) HP
10 23 (11.56%) Microsoft
11 18 (9.05%) Riverbed
12 11 (5.53%) Avaya
12 11 (5.53%) Red Hat
12 11 (5.53%) Brocade
12 11 (5.53%) Blue Coat
13 9 (4.52%) Nokia
13 9 (4.52%) Nortel
14 7 (3.52%) Foundry
15 6 (3.02%) Verint
16 5 (2.51%) Barracuda Networks
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50 - £75 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
DXI
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago