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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
London / City of London
Rank 173 213 219
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 55 45 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 0.71% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.24% 4.71% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 50 36 80
Median salary £56,250 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%

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
882 955 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.57% 15.00% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 794 836 1531
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the City of London

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 77 (100.00%) BGP
2 61 (79.22%) Cisco
3 49 (63.64%) MPLS
4 46 (59.74%) Firewall
5 38 (49.35%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (49.35%) VPN
6 37 (48.05%) CCNP
7 27 (35.06%) Finance
7 27 (35.06%) Data Centre
8 25 (32.47%) WAN
9 22 (28.57%) LAN
10 18 (23.38%) DNS
11 17 (22.08%) Juniper
11 17 (22.08%) EIGRP
11 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
11 17 (22.08%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (20.78%) Linux
13 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
13 15 (19.48%) CheckPoint
13 15 (19.48%) Wireless
13 15 (19.48%) F5
13 15 (19.48%) Palo Alto
14 14 (18.18%) Multicast
15 12 (15.58%) Cisco Wireless
15 12 (15.58%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (15.58%) CCNA
15 12 (15.58%) SNMP
16 11 (14.29%) DHCP
16 11 (14.29%) Fortinet
16 11 (14.29%) HSRP

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 4 (5.19%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 77 (100.00%) BGP
2 49 (63.64%) MPLS
3 46 (59.74%) Firewall
4 38 (49.35%) VPN
5 25 (32.47%) WAN
6 22 (28.57%) LAN
7 18 (23.38%) DNS
8 17 (22.08%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (22.08%) EIGRP
9 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
9 15 (19.48%) Wireless
10 14 (18.18%) Multicast
11 12 (15.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (15.58%) Cisco Wireless
11 12 (15.58%) SNMP
12 11 (14.29%) DHCP
12 11 (14.29%) HSRP
13 10 (12.99%) VRRP
14 9 (11.69%) IPsec
14 9 (11.69%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.39%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 21 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Network Support
3 9 (11.69%) Network Support Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Security Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Voice Network Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Data Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Data Network Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Network Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Network Support
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.06%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.49%) Equities
5 3 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.90%) IPTV
5 3 (3.90%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (3.90%) User Experience
6 2 (2.60%) Fintech
7 1 (1.30%) Clustering
7 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) Windows
3 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.49%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) CentOS
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (11.69%) Business Continuity
2 8 (10.39%) Project Management
3 7 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 6 (7.79%) High Availability
4 6 (7.79%) ITIL
4 6 (7.79%) Network Design
4 6 (7.79%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.49%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.19%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (5.19%) HOOD
7 3 (3.90%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.90%) Migration
7 3 (3.90%) Open Source
8 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.60%) Change Control
8 2 (2.60%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) Python
2 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.49%) Perl
4 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (49.35%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (48.05%) CCNP
3 12 (15.58%) CCNA
4 8 (10.39%) Degree
5 5 (6.49%) CCIE
6 3 (3.90%) CCSE
6 3 (3.90%) CCSP
6 3 (3.90%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.30%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.30%) CCDP
7 1 (1.30%) CCIP
7 1 (1.30%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 7 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.60%) Firmware
2 2 (2.60%) vSphere
3 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) KVM
3 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.79%) Nagios
3 4 (5.19%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.60%) Ansible
6 1 (1.30%) Cacti
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (79.22%) Cisco
2 17 (22.08%) Juniper
3 15 (19.48%) CheckPoint
3 15 (19.48%) F5
3 15 (19.48%) Palo Alto
4 11 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 8 (10.39%) SolarWinds
6 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.49%) Avaya
7 5 (6.49%) Sourcefire
7 5 (6.49%) Splunk
8 4 (5.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (5.19%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (5.19%) SevOne
8 4 (5.19%) VMware
9 3 (3.90%) Citrix
10 2 (2.60%) Brocade
10 2 (2.60%) Dell
10 2 (2.60%) Forcepoint
10 2 (2.60%) HP
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 4 days ago