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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 217 206 222
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 26 84 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.97% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.95% 6.87% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 25 70 84
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
881 1223 1942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.75% 14.08% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 779 1046 1636
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 2016.

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 September 2016, 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 83 (97.65%) BGP
2 76 (89.41%) Cisco
3 67 (78.82%) VPN
4 55 (64.71%) Firewall
5 53 (62.35%) MPLS
6 52 (61.18%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (56.47%) CCNP
8 47 (55.29%) EIGRP
9 40 (47.06%) CheckPoint
10 34 (40.00%) HSRP
10 34 (40.00%) Multicast
11 31 (36.47%) F5
12 29 (34.12%) Palo Alto
12 29 (34.12%) VRRP
13 28 (32.94%) LAN
14 27 (31.76%) DNS
15 26 (30.59%) WAN
15 26 (30.59%) CCSE
16 25 (29.41%) High Availability
16 25 (29.41%) VLAN
17 24 (28.24%) IPv4
18 23 (27.06%) CCSP
19 22 (25.88%) FWSM
20 21 (24.71%) NX-OS
20 21 (24.71%) RTCP
20 21 (24.71%) HTTP
20 21 (24.71%) Finance
21 20 (23.53%) VoIP
22 19 (22.35%) Unix
22 19 (22.35%) Windows

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 14 (16.47%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 83 (97.65%) BGP
2 67 (78.82%) VPN
3 55 (64.71%) Firewall
4 53 (62.35%) MPLS
5 47 (55.29%) EIGRP
6 34 (40.00%) HSRP
6 34 (40.00%) Multicast
7 29 (34.12%) VRRP
8 28 (32.94%) LAN
9 27 (31.76%) DNS
10 26 (30.59%) WAN
11 25 (29.41%) VLAN
12 24 (28.24%) IPv4
13 22 (25.88%) FWSM
14 21 (24.71%) HTTP
14 21 (24.71%) NX-OS
14 21 (24.71%) RTCP
15 20 (23.53%) VoIP
16 17 (20.00%) Wireless
17 15 (17.65%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.76%) Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (74.12%) Network Engineer
2 37 (43.53%) Network Support
3 34 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 34 (40.00%) Support Engineer
4 21 (24.71%) Data Engineer
4 21 (24.71%) Data Network Engineer
5 20 (23.53%) Network Systems Engineer
5 20 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
5 20 (23.53%) Systems Support
5 20 (23.53%) Systems Support Engineer
6 19 (22.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (22.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (14.12%) Senior Network Support
9 11 (12.94%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 11 (12.94%) Cisco Support
9 11 (12.94%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 9 (10.59%) Senior Data Engineer
10 9 (10.59%) Senior Support Engineer
10 9 (10.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.47%) IPTV
3 11 (12.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.53%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.18%) Clustering
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Unix
1 19 (22.35%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) High Availability
2 17 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 15 (17.65%) ITIL
4 14 (16.47%) HOOD
5 8 (9.41%) Network Design
6 7 (8.24%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.06%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (4.71%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (4.71%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (4.71%) Investment Management
9 4 (4.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (4.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 3 (3.53%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.53%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (2.35%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (2.35%) Migration
11 2 (2.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) Python
2 15 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 14 (16.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) Korn
4 1 (1.18%) Ruby
4 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (61.18%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (56.47%) CCNP
3 26 (30.59%) CCSE
4 23 (27.06%) CCSP
5 17 (20.00%) CCNA
6 11 (12.94%) Degree
7 10 (11.76%) CCSA
8 8 (9.41%) JNCIA
9 7 (8.24%) CCIE
10 6 (7.06%) CCVP
11 4 (4.71%) CCMSE
11 4 (4.71%) JNCIP
11 4 (4.71%) JNCIS
12 2 (2.35%) CCIP
13 1 (1.18%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) vCloud
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) Snort
3 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.71%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.35%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (2.35%) TrustSec
4 1 (1.18%) Ansible
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.18%) Graphite
4 1 (1.18%) Nagios
4 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 76 (89.41%) Cisco
2 40 (47.06%) CheckPoint
3 31 (36.47%) F5
4 29 (34.12%) Palo Alto
5 18 (21.18%) Juniper
6 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 14 (16.47%) Akamai
7 14 (16.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 14 (16.47%) SevOne
8 8 (9.41%) Citrix
9 7 (8.24%) Blue Coat
10 6 (7.06%) Fortinet
10 6 (7.06%) VMware
11 5 (5.88%) Riverbed
11 5 (5.88%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.71%) CyberTech
12 4 (4.71%) Red Box
12 4 (4.71%) Verint
13 3 (3.53%) Forcepoint
14 2 (2.35%) Cyber-Ark
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