The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 262 190 249
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +59
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 70 132 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 1.12% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.58% 5.83% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 60 118 74
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £76,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1958 2265 2265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.47% 19.26% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 2027 2013
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,100 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 120 (95.24%) Cisco
2 117 (92.86%) BGP
3 100 (79.37%) Firewall
4 74 (58.73%) EIGRP
4 74 (58.73%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (53.97%) WAN
6 62 (49.21%) MPLS
7 55 (43.65%) CCNP
8 54 (42.86%) LAN
9 52 (41.27%) TCP/IP
10 48 (38.10%) Juniper
11 47 (37.30%) VPN
12 46 (36.51%) Finance
13 45 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
14 44 (34.92%) CheckPoint
15 41 (32.54%) Wireless
16 35 (27.78%) DNS
17 31 (24.60%) Network Design
18 28 (22.22%) F5
19 27 (21.43%) SSL
20 26 (20.63%) Load Balancing
21 25 (19.84%) HTTP
21 25 (19.84%) Banking
22 24 (19.05%) Internet
22 24 (19.05%) CCNA
22 24 (19.05%) VPLS
23 23 (18.25%) Network Management
23 23 (18.25%) LDAP
24 21 (16.67%) RIP
24 21 (16.67%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.59%) Lync
2 2 (1.59%) Confluence
3 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.79%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (92.86%) BGP
2 100 (79.37%) Firewall
3 74 (58.73%) EIGRP
4 68 (53.97%) WAN
5 62 (49.21%) MPLS
6 54 (42.86%) LAN
7 52 (41.27%) TCP/IP
8 47 (37.30%) VPN
9 45 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
10 41 (32.54%) Wireless
11 35 (27.78%) DNS
12 27 (21.43%) SSL
13 25 (19.84%) HTTP
14 24 (19.05%) Internet
14 24 (19.05%) VPLS
15 23 (18.25%) LDAP
16 21 (16.67%) RIP
16 21 (16.67%) VoIP
16 21 (16.67%) TACACS
16 21 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (36.51%) Finance
2 25 (19.84%) Banking
3 17 (13.49%) Law
4 16 (12.70%) Telecoms
5 12 (9.52%) Legal
6 10 (7.94%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (60.32%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Network Analyst
2 16 (12.70%) Senior Network Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Analyst
3 14 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 12 (9.52%) Network Team Leader
4 12 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 11 (8.73%) Security Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Communications Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Network Support
7 8 (6.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Architect
9 5 (3.97%) Systems Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.38%) Equities
3 2 (1.59%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.59%) PKI
3 2 (1.59%) e-Health
3 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.79%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Linux
2 15 (11.90%) Windows
3 11 (8.73%) UNIX
4 2 (1.59%) CentOS
4 2 (1.59%) Debian
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.60%) Network Design
2 26 (20.63%) Load Balancing
3 23 (18.25%) Network Management
4 18 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 12 (9.52%) ITIL
6 11 (8.73%) Project Management
7 9 (7.14%) Low Latency
8 7 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.97%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.97%) Information Security
10 4 (3.17%) SIEM
10 4 (3.17%) Cyber Security
10 4 (3.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (3.17%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.17%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.38%) Change Management
11 3 (2.38%) Business Continuity
11 3 (2.38%) Service Management
11 3 (2.38%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (58.73%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (43.65%) CCNP
3 24 (19.05%) CCNA
4 15 (11.90%) CCIE
5 14 (11.11%) CCVP
6 11 (8.73%) Degree
7 10 (7.94%) CCSP
8 8 (6.35%) CCSE
9 6 (4.76%) CCDP
9 6 (4.76%) CISSP
10 5 (3.97%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (3.17%) CCSA
12 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.38%) CCIP
12 3 (2.38%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.59%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.59%) CNE
13 2 (1.59%) Novell Certification
14 1 (0.79%) CCDA
14 1 (0.79%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.59%) Squid
2 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (15.08%) CiscoWorks
2 18 (14.29%) HP NNM
3 13 (10.32%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (7.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.17%) Nessus
6 3 (2.38%) Nagios
7 2 (1.59%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.59%) Cacti
7 2 (1.59%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.59%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 120 (95.24%) Cisco
2 48 (38.10%) Juniper
3 44 (34.92%) CheckPoint
4 28 (22.22%) F5
5 20 (15.87%) HP
6 13 (10.32%) Tandberg
6 13 (10.32%) Riverbed
7 9 (7.14%) Dell
8 5 (3.97%) Citrix
9 4 (3.17%) Q1 Labs
9 4 (3.17%) Aruba
9 4 (3.17%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.17%) Oracle
10 3 (2.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (2.38%) Symantec
10 3 (2.38%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.38%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.59%) Vyatta
11 2 (1.59%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.59%) Atlassian
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + £5k PRP + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £47,600 to £56,600 per annum + 12% bonus + Pension + Life Cover
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + On call, Overtime
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago