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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 189 202 279
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +77
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 80 111 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 1.06% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.18% 5.84% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 59 97 54
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £84,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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
1114 1901 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.06% 18.21% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1599 1642
Median salary £54,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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.

1 125 (93.98%) BGP
2 116 (87.22%) Cisco
3 97 (72.93%) Firewall
4 91 (68.42%) VPN
5 75 (56.39%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (54.89%) CCNP
7 72 (54.14%) MPLS
8 64 (48.12%) WAN
9 63 (47.37%) LAN
10 61 (45.86%) EIGRP
10 61 (45.86%) F5
11 48 (36.09%) Wireless
12 47 (35.34%) CheckPoint
13 43 (32.33%) Finance
14 42 (31.58%) Juniper
15 38 (28.57%) Load Balancing
16 37 (27.82%) Data Centre
16 37 (27.82%) Palo Alto
17 36 (27.07%) Multicast
17 36 (27.07%) HSRP
18 35 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
19 32 (24.06%) VRRP
20 30 (22.56%) NX-OS
21 29 (21.80%) VoIP
21 29 (21.80%) High Availability
22 28 (21.05%) VLAN
22 28 (21.05%) DNS
22 28 (21.05%) CCNA
22 28 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
23 26 (19.55%) Cisco Wireless

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 11 (8.27%) IIS
2 2 (1.50%) Apache
2 2 (1.50%) Confluence
2 2 (1.50%) MediaWiki
2 2 (1.50%) nginx
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
1 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 125 (93.98%) BGP
2 97 (72.93%) Firewall
3 91 (68.42%) VPN
4 72 (54.14%) MPLS
5 64 (48.12%) WAN
6 63 (47.37%) LAN
7 61 (45.86%) EIGRP
8 48 (36.09%) Wireless
9 36 (27.07%) HSRP
9 36 (27.07%) Multicast
10 35 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (24.06%) VRRP
12 30 (22.56%) NX-OS
13 29 (21.80%) VoIP
14 28 (21.05%) DNS
14 28 (21.05%) VLAN
15 26 (19.55%) Cisco Wireless
15 26 (19.55%) SSL
16 25 (18.80%) IPsec
16 25 (18.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) MySQL
1 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.50%) Hudson
1 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.50%) JIRA
1 2 (1.50%) Subversion
2 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (32.33%) Finance
2 23 (17.29%) Banking
3 12 (9.02%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.77%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.51%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.01%) Billing
7 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (60.15%) Network Engineer
2 29 (21.80%) Data Network Engineer
2 29 (21.80%) Network Support
3 28 (21.05%) Data Engineer
3 28 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 24 (18.05%) Network Support Engineer
5 21 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (12.78%) Network Systems Engineer
6 17 (12.78%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (12.78%) Systems Support
6 17 (12.78%) Systems Support Engineer
7 16 (12.03%) Analyst
7 16 (12.03%) Network Analyst
8 14 (10.53%) Senior Network Support
9 11 (8.27%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (8.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (7.52%) Senior Data Engineer
10 10 (7.52%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 10 (7.52%) Senior Support Engineer
10 10 (7.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) XMPP
2 5 (3.76%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.50%) LAMP
3 2 (1.50%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.50%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.75%) Express
4 1 (0.75%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.82%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 16 (12.03%) Over-the-Top Content
3 14 (10.53%) IPTV
4 4 (3.01%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.26%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.50%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.50%) Wiki
7 1 (0.75%) Derivative
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.75%) Eurex
7 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.75%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.04%) Unix
2 18 (13.53%) Windows
3 16 (12.03%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.52%) Linux
5 9 (6.77%) Android
6 2 (1.50%) CentOS
6 2 (1.50%) Debian
6 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.75%) CatOS
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 29 (21.80%) High Availability
3 25 (18.80%) Network Design
4 24 (18.05%) ITIL
5 16 (12.03%) DDoS Mitigation
6 10 (7.52%) HOOD
7 9 (6.77%) Mentoring
7 9 (6.77%) Network Security Management
7 9 (6.77%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (6.77%) Security Management
7 9 (6.77%) SIEM
8 8 (6.02%) Data Security
8 8 (6.02%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 8 (6.02%) WAN Optimisation
9 7 (5.26%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.26%) Investment Management
9 7 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.28%) Bash Shell
1 15 (11.28%) Perl
2 14 (10.53%) Python
3 3 (2.26%) Java
3 3 (2.26%) Ruby
4 2 (1.50%) PHP
4 2 (1.50%) SQL
5 1 (0.75%) Korn
5 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (56.39%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (54.89%) CCNP
3 28 (21.05%) CCNA
4 22 (16.54%) CCSE
5 20 (15.04%) CCSP
5 20 (15.04%) Degree
6 14 (10.53%) CCSA
7 13 (9.77%) CCVP
8 12 (9.02%) JNCIA
9 11 (8.27%) CCDA
10 9 (6.77%) CCIE
10 9 (6.77%) JNCIS
11 6 (4.51%) JNCIP
12 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (3.01%) CCMSE
13 4 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (1.50%) CCIP
15 1 (0.75%) CCA
15 1 (0.75%) CCDP
15 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.01%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.02%) XenApp
2 8 (6.02%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.01%) vCloud
4 2 (1.50%) iptables
4 2 (1.50%) Postfix
4 2 (1.50%) Samba
4 2 (1.50%) XenServer
5 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.75%) Snort
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (8.27%) FortiGate
3 8 (6.02%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (3.01%) Ansible
5 3 (2.26%) Nagios
6 2 (1.50%) Cacti
6 2 (1.50%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.50%) Puppet
6 2 (1.50%) Salt
6 2 (1.50%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.75%) Graphite
7 1 (0.75%) OpenView
7 1 (0.75%) QRadar
7 1 (0.75%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.75%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.75%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 116 (87.22%) Cisco
2 61 (45.86%) F5
3 47 (35.34%) CheckPoint
4 42 (31.58%) Juniper
5 37 (27.82%) Palo Alto
6 18 (13.53%) Riverbed
7 17 (12.78%) Citrix
7 17 (12.78%) VMware
8 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
9 15 (11.28%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 12 (9.02%) Blue Coat
10 12 (9.02%) HP
10 12 (9.02%) SevOne
11 11 (8.27%) Akamai
12 9 (6.77%) Brocade
12 9 (6.77%) Forcepoint
13 8 (6.02%) LogRhythm
13 8 (6.02%) Sourcefire
13 8 (6.02%) TippingPoint
14 7 (5.26%) Verint
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mint
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Excellent Benefits including car allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Rival Systems
Salary: Competitive base, bonus, and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago