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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 213 245 206
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -39
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 90 83 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.71% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.73% 4.16% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 81 69 105
Average salary £57,500 £58,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
1337 1994 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 17.00% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1676 1601
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 160 (92.49%) Cisco
2 156 (90.17%) BGP
3 129 (74.57%) Firewall
4 96 (55.49%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (49.13%) MPLS
6 84 (48.55%) LAN
7 81 (46.82%) WAN
8 77 (44.51%) Juniper
9 73 (42.20%) VPN
10 69 (39.88%) Cisco ASA
11 67 (38.73%) CCNP
11 67 (38.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 65 (37.57%) Data Centre
13 64 (36.99%) F5
14 61 (35.26%) EIGRP
15 60 (34.68%) Finance
16 55 (31.79%) CheckPoint
17 49 (28.32%) IPsec
18 46 (26.59%) DNS
18 46 (26.59%) TCP/IP
19 44 (25.43%) Network Security
20 39 (22.54%) Wireless
20 39 (22.54%) HSRP
21 38 (21.97%) Cisco IOS
22 37 (21.39%) CCNA
22 37 (21.39%) ITIL
23 36 (20.81%) Network Design
24 35 (20.23%) VLAN
25 34 (19.65%) VoIP
25 34 (19.65%) CCIE

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (6.94%) Apache
2 7 (4.05%) nginx
2 7 (4.05%) Confluence
2 7 (4.05%) MediaWiki
3 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.16%) Lync
5 1 (0.58%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Summit
2 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 156 (90.17%) BGP
2 129 (74.57%) Firewall
3 85 (49.13%) MPLS
4 84 (48.55%) LAN
5 81 (46.82%) WAN
6 73 (42.20%) VPN
7 69 (39.88%) Cisco ASA
8 67 (38.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 61 (35.26%) EIGRP
10 49 (28.32%) IPsec
11 46 (26.59%) DNS
11 46 (26.59%) TCP/IP
12 44 (25.43%) Network Security
13 39 (22.54%) HSRP
13 39 (22.54%) Wireless
14 38 (21.97%) Cisco IOS
15 35 (20.23%) VLAN
16 34 (19.65%) VoIP
17 31 (17.92%) VRRP
18 25 (14.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.94%) MySQL
2 7 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.62%) Subversion
1 8 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.05%) Hudson
2 7 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.05%) JIRA
General
1 60 (34.68%) Finance
2 22 (12.72%) Banking
3 14 (8.09%) Retail
4 13 (7.51%) Telecoms
5 12 (6.94%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.47%) Legal
6 6 (3.47%) Marketing
7 5 (2.89%) Advertising
8 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.16%) Electronics
8 2 (1.16%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (55.49%) Network Engineer
2 25 (14.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (11.56%) Network Support
4 14 (8.09%) Security Engineer
5 13 (7.51%) Network Manager
5 13 (7.51%) Network Specialist
5 13 (7.51%) Implementation Engineer
5 13 (7.51%) Network Analyst
5 13 (7.51%) Analyst
5 13 (7.51%) Consultant
6 11 (6.36%) Technical Specialist
6 11 (6.36%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 10 (5.78%) Network Support Engineer
7 10 (5.78%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Architect
9 8 (4.62%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 8 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Senior Network Specialist
9 8 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.78%) 802.1X
2 7 (4.05%) LAMP
2 7 (4.05%) XMPP
3 1 (0.58%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 65 (37.57%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.05%) Wiki
3 7 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.73%) NHS
5 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.73%) Handset
6 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.16%) DTV
6 2 (1.16%) Eurex
7 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.58%) Equities
7 1 (0.58%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.76%) Linux
2 25 (14.45%) Windows
3 12 (6.94%) CentOS
4 9 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.62%) UNIX
6 7 (4.05%) Debian
6 7 (4.05%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.39%) ITIL
2 36 (20.81%) Network Design
3 26 (15.03%) Service Delivery
4 24 (13.87%) Project Management
4 24 (13.87%) Load Balancing
5 13 (7.51%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (6.36%) Mentoring
8 10 (5.78%) Validation
9 9 (5.20%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (4.62%) Requirements Management
10 8 (4.62%) DevOps
11 7 (4.05%) Build Automation
11 7 (4.05%) Database Theory
11 7 (4.05%) Relational Database Theory
11 7 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.05%) Change Control
11 7 (4.05%) Low Latency
11 7 (4.05%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.56%) Bash Shell
2 14 (8.09%) Perl
3 12 (6.94%) Python
4 10 (5.78%) Ruby
4 10 (5.78%) SQL
5 7 (4.05%) PHP
5 7 (4.05%) Java
6 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.73%) Tcl
7 3 (1.73%) C
Qualifications
1 96 (55.49%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (38.73%) CCNP
3 37 (21.39%) CCNA
4 34 (19.65%) CCIE
5 19 (10.98%) CCSA
5 19 (10.98%) Degree
6 14 (8.09%) CCDP
7 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
8 7 (4.05%) CCSP
8 7 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (4.05%) JNCIP
9 6 (3.47%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.89%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.31%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.31%) CCSE
12 3 (1.73%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.16%) CCDA
13 2 (1.16%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.16%) JNCIE
13 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.51%) SLA
2 8 (4.62%) COBIT
3 3 (1.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.62%) iptables
3 7 (4.05%) Samba
3 7 (4.05%) Postfix
3 7 (4.05%) XenServer
4 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.58%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (5.20%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (5.20%) Puppet
3 8 (4.62%) ZABBIX
4 7 (4.05%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.05%) Ansible
4 7 (4.05%) Salt
5 3 (1.73%) SELinux
5 3 (1.73%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.58%) yum
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.58%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 160 (92.49%) Cisco
2 77 (44.51%) Juniper
3 64 (36.99%) F5
4 55 (31.79%) CheckPoint
5 28 (16.18%) VMware
6 20 (11.56%) Fortinet
7 15 (8.67%) Infoblox
8 13 (7.51%) Red Hat
8 13 (7.51%) Reuters
8 13 (7.51%) Bloomberg
9 12 (6.94%) Radianz
10 11 (6.36%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.20%) Verint
11 9 (5.20%) CyberTech
11 9 (5.20%) Citrix
11 9 (5.20%) Microsoft
12 8 (4.62%) Aruba
12 8 (4.62%) Riverbed
12 8 (4.62%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.47%) HP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £34 - £37 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago