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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 193 217 212
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 40 42 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.62% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 4.20% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 98
Median salary £55,000 £68,750 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +41.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.95%
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
863 1000 1925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.17% 14.68% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 746 862 1677
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,500
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 70 (100.00%) BGP
2 58 (82.86%) Cisco
3 42 (60.00%) MPLS
4 41 (58.57%) Firewall
5 40 (57.14%) VPN
6 36 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (47.14%) CCNP
8 23 (32.86%) Finance
9 22 (31.43%) Multicast
10 21 (30.00%) WAN
10 21 (30.00%) EIGRP
11 19 (27.14%) CheckPoint
11 19 (27.14%) LAN
11 19 (27.14%) Data Centre
12 17 (24.29%) DNS
13 16 (22.86%) Linux
14 15 (21.43%) Telecoms
15 14 (20.00%) Windows
15 14 (20.00%) HSRP
15 14 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (18.57%) Palo Alto
16 13 (18.57%) VRRP
16 13 (18.57%) VLAN
17 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (17.14%) F5
17 12 (17.14%) Fortinet
18 11 (15.71%) Windows Server
18 11 (15.71%) RTCP
18 11 (15.71%) HTTP
19 10 (14.29%) Python

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 7 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 70 (100.00%) BGP
2 42 (60.00%) MPLS
3 41 (58.57%) Firewall
4 40 (57.14%) VPN
5 22 (31.43%) Multicast
6 21 (30.00%) EIGRP
6 21 (30.00%) WAN
7 19 (27.14%) LAN
8 17 (24.29%) DNS
9 14 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (20.00%) HSRP
10 13 (18.57%) VLAN
10 13 (18.57%) VRRP
11 11 (15.71%) HTTP
11 11 (15.71%) RTCP
12 10 (14.29%) IPsec
12 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 10 (14.29%) Wireless
13 9 (12.86%) IPv4
13 9 (12.86%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (32.86%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (84.29%) Network Engineer
2 19 (27.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (21.43%) Network Support
3 15 (21.43%) Network Support Engineer
3 15 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Data Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Network Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Systems Support
6 6 (8.57%) Systems Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Support
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Data Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) IPTV
3 6 (8.57%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (7.14%) Equities
5 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.86%) Fintech
8 1 (1.43%) Clustering
8 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.43%) Statistics
8 1 (1.43%) User Experience
8 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 14 (20.00%) Windows
3 11 (15.71%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (1.43%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) High Availability
2 9 (12.86%) Load Balancing
3 8 (11.43%) Network Design
3 8 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (10.00%) HOOD
5 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 5 (7.14%) Low Latency
5 5 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (5.71%) Migration
6 4 (5.71%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.29%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.86%) ITIL
8 2 (2.86%) Network Optimisation
8 2 (2.86%) Online Marketing
9 1 (1.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) Python
2 9 (12.86%) Bash Shell
3 8 (11.43%) Perl
4 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (47.14%) CCNP
3 9 (12.86%) CCNA
4 7 (10.00%) CCSE
4 7 (10.00%) CCSP
5 6 (8.57%) CCIE
6 4 (5.71%) Degree
7 2 (2.86%) CCDP
7 2 (2.86%) CCIP
8 1 (1.43%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.43%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Firmware
2 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (7.14%) Nagios
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.29%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.43%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 58 (82.86%) Cisco
2 19 (27.14%) CheckPoint
3 13 (18.57%) Palo Alto
4 12 (17.14%) F5
4 12 (17.14%) Fortinet
5 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.86%) Juniper
6 9 (12.86%) SolarWinds
7 7 (10.00%) Akamai
7 7 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 7 (10.00%) SevOne
8 6 (8.57%) Splunk
9 5 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (5.71%) Avaya
11 3 (4.29%) HP
11 3 (4.29%) VMware
12 2 (2.86%) Citrix
12 2 (2.86%) Dell
12 2 (2.86%) Forcepoint
12 2 (2.86%) SonicWALL
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago