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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 218 233 262
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +29
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 36 90 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.91% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 6.50% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 35 82 70
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £72,500 £75,000
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
911 1384 2051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.76% 14.00% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 809 1188 1719
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 £34,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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.

1 104 (95.41%) BGP
2 99 (90.83%) Cisco
3 84 (77.06%) VPN
4 71 (65.14%) Firewall
5 69 (63.30%) MPLS
6 64 (58.72%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (54.13%) CCNP
8 58 (53.21%) EIGRP
9 48 (44.04%) F5
10 46 (42.20%) CheckPoint
11 43 (39.45%) HSRP
12 39 (35.78%) LAN
13 38 (34.86%) WAN
13 38 (34.86%) VRRP
14 36 (33.03%) Multicast
15 35 (32.11%) DNS
16 33 (30.28%) Palo Alto
17 31 (28.44%) High Availability
18 28 (25.69%) VLAN
18 28 (25.69%) HTTP
18 28 (25.69%) VoIP
18 28 (25.69%) RTCP
19 27 (24.77%) CCSE
20 26 (23.85%) Load Balancing
20 26 (23.85%) Wireless
20 26 (23.85%) Finance
20 26 (23.85%) Juniper
21 25 (22.94%) Unix
21 25 (22.94%) IPv4
21 25 (22.94%) NX-OS

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 19 (17.43%) IIS
2 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 104 (95.41%) BGP
2 84 (77.06%) VPN
3 71 (65.14%) Firewall
4 69 (63.30%) MPLS
5 58 (53.21%) EIGRP
6 43 (39.45%) HSRP
7 39 (35.78%) LAN
8 38 (34.86%) VRRP
8 38 (34.86%) WAN
9 36 (33.03%) Multicast
10 35 (32.11%) DNS
11 28 (25.69%) HTTP
11 28 (25.69%) RTCP
11 28 (25.69%) VLAN
11 28 (25.69%) VoIP
12 26 (23.85%) Wireless
13 25 (22.94%) IPv4
13 25 (22.94%) NX-OS
14 24 (22.02%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (21.10%) FWSM
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (23.85%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Banking
2 14 (12.84%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.67%) Billing
4 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Legal
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (70.64%) Network Engineer
2 41 (37.61%) Network Support
3 40 (36.70%) Support Engineer
4 37 (33.94%) Network Support Engineer
5 27 (24.77%) Data Network Engineer
6 26 (23.85%) Data Engineer
7 21 (19.27%) Network Systems Engineer
7 21 (19.27%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (19.27%) Systems Support
7 21 (19.27%) Systems Support Engineer
8 19 (17.43%) Cisco Engineer
8 19 (17.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 16 (14.68%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (11.93%) Senior Network Support
11 11 (10.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
11 11 (10.09%) Cisco Support
11 11 (10.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 10 (9.17%) Senior Data Engineer
12 10 (9.17%) Senior Support Engineer
12 10 (9.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) XMPP
2 5 (4.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.10%) Over-the-Top Content
2 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.43%) IPTV
3 16 (14.68%) Data Centre
4 11 (10.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.67%) Streaming Video
5 4 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) Clustering
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.94%) Unix
2 24 (22.02%) Windows
3 21 (19.27%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.34%) Linux
5 2 (1.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.44%) High Availability
2 26 (23.85%) Load Balancing
3 22 (20.18%) ITIL
4 19 (17.43%) HOOD
5 11 (10.09%) DDoS Mitigation
6 9 (8.26%) Network Design
6 9 (8.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.50%) Investment Management
7 6 (5.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (5.50%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (5.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 5 (4.59%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.59%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.67%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (2.75%) Network Architecture
10 3 (2.75%) Security Management
10 3 (2.75%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.83%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 2 (1.83%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (1.83%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.27%) Python
2 20 (18.35%) Bash Shell
3 19 (17.43%) Perl
4 1 (0.92%) Java
4 1 (0.92%) Korn
4 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (58.72%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (54.13%) CCNP
3 27 (24.77%) CCSE
4 24 (22.02%) CCSP
5 23 (21.10%) CCNA
6 17 (15.60%) Degree
7 12 (11.01%) CCSA
8 11 (10.09%) CCVP
9 10 (9.17%) JNCIA
10 8 (7.34%) CCIE
11 5 (4.59%) JNCIP
12 4 (3.67%) CCMSE
12 4 (3.67%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.92%) CCA
13 1 (0.92%) CCDA
13 1 (0.92%) CCDP
13 1 (0.92%) CCIP
13 1 (0.92%) CISSP
13 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.67%) vCloud
3 2 (1.83%) XenApp
3 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.92%) Snort
4 1 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (22.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (6.42%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.83%) Ansible
3 2 (1.83%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.83%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.83%) TrustSec
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.92%) Graphite
4 1 (0.92%) Nagios
4 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 99 (90.83%) Cisco
2 48 (44.04%) F5
3 46 (42.20%) CheckPoint
4 33 (30.28%) Palo Alto
5 26 (23.85%) Juniper
6 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
7 19 (17.43%) Akamai
7 19 (17.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 19 (17.43%) SevOne
8 12 (11.01%) Blue Coat
9 11 (10.09%) Citrix
10 10 (9.17%) Riverbed
11 6 (5.50%) CyberTech
11 6 (5.50%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.50%) Red Box
11 6 (5.50%) Verint
11 6 (5.50%) VMware
12 5 (4.59%) Forcepoint
12 5 (4.59%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.75%) HP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 22 days ago