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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 219 248 221
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -27
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 87 97 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 4.74% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 80 83 94
Average salary £56,500 £58,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.58% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
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
1450 2048 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 16.53% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1727 1702
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 30 July 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 July 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.

1 198 (94.74%) Cisco
2 187 (89.47%) BGP
3 166 (79.43%) Firewall
4 119 (56.94%) Cisco Certification
5 112 (53.59%) LAN
5 112 (53.59%) MPLS
6 108 (51.67%) VPN
7 103 (49.28%) WAN
8 99 (47.37%) Juniper
9 91 (43.54%) EIGRP
10 88 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
11 81 (38.76%) CCNP
12 79 (37.80%) Finance
13 78 (37.32%) F5
14 76 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
15 73 (34.93%) Data Centre
16 72 (34.45%) CheckPoint
17 57 (27.27%) ITIL
18 56 (26.79%) CCNA
18 56 (26.79%) DNS
18 56 (26.79%) IPsec
19 52 (24.88%) Wireless
19 52 (24.88%) HSRP
20 51 (24.40%) VLAN
21 50 (23.92%) Cisco IOS
22 49 (23.44%) Network Design
23 45 (21.53%) VoIP
24 43 (20.57%) TCP/IP
25 42 (20.10%) Network Security
26 41 (19.62%) VRRP

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (4.78%) Apache
2 5 (2.39%) nginx
2 5 (2.39%) Confluence
2 5 (2.39%) MediaWiki
3 4 (1.91%) Lync
3 4 (1.91%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (5.74%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.87%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.44%) MS Office
4 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (89.47%) BGP
2 166 (79.43%) Firewall
3 112 (53.59%) MPLS
3 112 (53.59%) LAN
4 108 (51.67%) VPN
5 103 (49.28%) WAN
6 91 (43.54%) EIGRP
7 88 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
8 76 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 56 (26.79%) IPsec
9 56 (26.79%) DNS
10 52 (24.88%) Wireless
10 52 (24.88%) HSRP
11 51 (24.40%) VLAN
12 50 (23.92%) Cisco IOS
13 45 (21.53%) VoIP
14 43 (20.57%) TCP/IP
15 42 (20.10%) Network Security
16 41 (19.62%) VRRP
17 34 (16.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.78%) MySQL
2 5 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Subversion
1 6 (2.87%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.39%) Hudson
2 5 (2.39%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.39%) JIRA
General
1 79 (37.80%) Finance
2 19 (9.09%) Banking
3 16 (7.66%) Telecoms
4 15 (7.18%) Retail
5 10 (4.78%) Legal
6 8 (3.83%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.83%) Marketing
7 5 (2.39%) Advertising
8 4 (1.91%) Electronics
8 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.96%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (54.07%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (9.57%) Consultant
4 19 (9.09%) Network Support
5 17 (8.13%) Security Engineer
6 16 (7.66%) Network Manager
7 14 (6.70%) Implementation Engineer
8 13 (6.22%) Network Analyst
8 13 (6.22%) Architect
8 13 (6.22%) Analyst
8 13 (6.22%) Network Architect
8 13 (6.22%) Cisco Engineer
9 12 (5.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (5.74%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 11 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
11 10 (4.78%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (4.78%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.78%) Network Support Engineer
12 9 (4.31%) Network Specialist
12 9 (4.31%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.22%) XMPP
2 9 (4.31%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (34.93%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.35%) Equities
4 7 (3.35%) Derivative
4 7 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.39%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.39%) Wiki
5 5 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.91%) NHS
6 4 (1.91%) DTV
6 4 (1.91%) Handset
7 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.96%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.48%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.27%) Linux
2 25 (11.96%) Windows
3 10 (4.78%) CentOS
4 8 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.35%) UNIX
6 5 (2.39%) Debian
6 5 (2.39%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.27%) ITIL
2 49 (23.44%) Network Design
3 28 (13.40%) Service Delivery
4 27 (12.92%) Project Management
5 21 (10.05%) Load Balancing
6 17 (8.13%) Validation
7 16 (7.66%) Project Planning
8 14 (6.70%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.78%) Service Management
10 10 (4.78%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (4.78%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.31%) SABSA
11 9 (4.31%) DoDAF
11 9 (4.31%) TOGAF
12 8 (3.83%) Content Management
12 8 (3.83%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (3.83%) Migration
12 8 (3.83%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.13%) Bash Shell
2 12 (5.74%) Perl
2 12 (5.74%) Python
3 9 (4.31%) SQL
4 8 (3.83%) Ruby
5 5 (2.39%) PHP
5 5 (2.39%) C
5 5 (2.39%) Java
6 4 (1.91%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 119 (56.94%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (38.76%) CCNP
3 56 (26.79%) CCNA
4 37 (17.70%) CCIE
5 29 (13.88%) Degree
6 22 (10.53%) CCSA
7 15 (7.18%) CCDP
8 11 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (4.31%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.35%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.87%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.87%) CCSP
12 5 (2.39%) CCDA
12 5 (2.39%) JNCIP
13 2 (0.96%) JNCIE
13 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.48%) JNCIS
14 1 (0.48%) CCVP
14 1 (0.48%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.00%) SLA
2 10 (4.78%) COBIT
3 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.87%) iptables
4 5 (2.39%) Postfix
4 5 (2.39%) XenServer
4 5 (2.39%) Samba
5 4 (1.91%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.48%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.48%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 13 (6.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.83%) OPNET
3 7 (3.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (2.87%) Puppet
4 6 (2.87%) ZABBIX
4 6 (2.87%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.39%) Ansible
5 5 (2.39%) Salt
6 4 (1.91%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.91%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (1.91%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (1.44%) SELinux
8 2 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.48%) Nagios
9 1 (0.48%) yum
9 1 (0.48%) Graphite
Vendors
1 198 (94.74%) Cisco
2 99 (47.37%) Juniper
3 78 (37.32%) F5
4 72 (34.45%) CheckPoint
5 34 (16.27%) VMware
6 21 (10.05%) Fortinet
7 19 (9.09%) Riverbed
8 17 (8.13%) Aruba
9 16 (7.66%) Red Hat
10 13 (6.22%) HP
11 12 (5.74%) Citrix
11 12 (5.74%) SolarWinds
12 11 (5.26%) Infoblox
12 11 (5.26%) Microsoft
12 11 (5.26%) Meraki
13 9 (4.31%) Verint
13 9 (4.31%) CyberTech
14 8 (3.83%) Blue Coat
14 8 (3.83%) Reuters
14 8 (3.83%) Bloomberg
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + £2,400 out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £61000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago