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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 238 214 216
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 97 109 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.91% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.81% 5.75% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 83 94 95
Average salary £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,750 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2018 1897 2083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 15.84% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 1699 1875
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 154 (96.25%) Cisco
1 154 (96.25%) BGP
2 117 (73.13%) Firewall
3 108 (67.50%) WAN
4 99 (61.88%) MPLS
4 99 (61.88%) EIGRP
5 92 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (49.38%) LAN
7 74 (46.25%) Juniper
8 73 (45.63%) CCNP
9 72 (45.00%) Finance
10 66 (41.25%) TCP/IP
11 56 (35.00%) DNS
12 55 (34.38%) F5
13 53 (33.13%) VPN
13 53 (33.13%) CheckPoint
14 50 (31.25%) VoIP
15 46 (28.75%) Wireless
15 46 (28.75%) Network Design
16 44 (27.50%) Internet
17 43 (26.88%) Network Management
18 39 (24.38%) HSRP
19 37 (23.13%) SSL
20 36 (22.50%) HTTP
20 36 (22.50%) Network Security
21 35 (21.88%) VPLS
21 35 (21.88%) Load Balancing
21 35 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
22 34 (21.25%) Multicast
23 33 (20.63%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.38%) Lync
3 2 (1.25%) Confluence
3 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) MTS
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (96.25%) BGP
2 117 (73.13%) Firewall
3 108 (67.50%) WAN
4 99 (61.88%) MPLS
4 99 (61.88%) EIGRP
5 79 (49.38%) LAN
6 66 (41.25%) TCP/IP
7 56 (35.00%) DNS
8 53 (33.13%) VPN
9 50 (31.25%) VoIP
10 46 (28.75%) Wireless
11 44 (27.50%) Internet
12 39 (24.38%) HSRP
13 37 (23.13%) SSL
14 36 (22.50%) HTTP
14 36 (22.50%) Network Security
15 35 (21.88%) VPLS
15 35 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (21.25%) Multicast
17 33 (20.63%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (1.25%) JIRA
1 2 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 72 (45.00%) Finance
2 22 (13.75%) Banking
3 20 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) German Language
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (67.50%) Network Engineer
2 35 (21.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (11.88%) Network Security Engineer
3 19 (11.88%) Security Engineer
4 18 (11.25%) Senior Security Engineer
4 18 (11.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 17 (10.63%) Network Team Leader
5 17 (10.63%) Team Leader
6 16 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
7 13 (8.13%) Firewall Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Network Support
8 8 (5.00%) Architect
9 7 (4.38%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) Network Architect
9 7 (4.38%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Senior Network Architect
10 6 (3.75%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Network Manager
10 6 (3.75%) Senior Architect
10 6 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.00%) SOAP
2 1 (0.63%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.75%) Equities
1 6 (3.75%) Fixed Income
1 6 (3.75%) Derivative
2 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.88%) Hedge funds
3 3 (1.88%) Statistics
4 2 (1.25%) SecurID
4 2 (1.25%) PKI
4 2 (1.25%) e-Health
4 2 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.63%) AVVID
5 1 (0.63%) Wiki
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.50%) Linux
2 10 (6.25%) UNIX
2 10 (6.25%) Windows
3 4 (2.50%) CentOS
4 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.25%) Debian
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.75%) Network Design
2 43 (26.88%) Network Management
3 35 (21.88%) Load Balancing
4 27 (16.88%) Capacity Management
5 15 (9.38%) ITIL
6 12 (7.50%) Network Architecture
6 12 (7.50%) Project Management
7 9 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (4.38%) Low Latency
10 6 (3.75%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.13%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.13%) Change Control
12 4 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (2.50%) Business Continuity
13 3 (1.88%) Service Delivery
13 3 (1.88%) Change Management
13 3 (1.88%) Regression Testing
13 3 (1.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.13%) Perl
2 3 (1.88%) Python
3 1 (0.63%) PHP
3 1 (0.63%) SQL
3 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (45.63%) CCNP
3 23 (14.38%) CCNA
4 19 (11.88%) CCIE
5 14 (8.75%) CCDP
6 12 (7.50%) CCSE
7 11 (6.88%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (6.88%) Degree
8 10 (6.25%) CCSA
9 7 (4.38%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (3.13%) CCSP
10 5 (3.13%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.88%) CCDA
11 3 (1.88%) CCVP
12 2 (1.25%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.25%) RHCE
12 2 (1.25%) CCIP
13 1 (0.63%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.25%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.25%) Squid
2 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (16.88%) CiscoWorks
2 24 (15.00%) HP NNM
3 4 (2.50%) Nagios
4 3 (1.88%) Cacti
4 3 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.25%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.25%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.63%) SCCM
6 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 154 (96.25%) Cisco
2 74 (46.25%) Juniper
3 55 (34.38%) F5
4 53 (33.13%) CheckPoint
5 33 (20.63%) HP
6 28 (17.50%) Aruba
7 19 (11.88%) SolarWinds
8 15 (9.38%) Fortinet
9 10 (6.25%) VMware
10 9 (5.63%) Avaya
10 9 (5.63%) Dell
11 7 (4.38%) Citrix
11 7 (4.38%) Brocade
12 5 (3.13%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.50%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.50%) Nokia
14 3 (1.88%) Symantec
14 3 (1.88%) ProCurve
15 2 (1.25%) Rackspace
15 2 (1.25%) Vyatta
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £36k - 42k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 per annum + GREAT COMPETITIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE!!
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 17 days ago