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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
London / City of London
Rank 193 193 200
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 36 62 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.91% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.19% 6.05% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 118
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.06%

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
859 1024 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.09% 15.04% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 804 912 1691
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 27 February 2017.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the City of London

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 55 (78.57%) Cisco
3 45 (64.29%) Firewall
4 41 (58.57%) MPLS
5 39 (55.71%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (51.43%) CCNP
7 30 (42.86%) Data Centre
8 27 (38.57%) VPN
9 26 (37.14%) Finance
10 25 (35.71%) WAN
11 20 (28.57%) LAN
11 20 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
12 18 (25.71%) Juniper
13 17 (24.29%) Wireless
14 16 (22.86%) Linux
15 14 (20.00%) DNS
15 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
15 14 (20.00%) Arista
16 13 (18.57%) F5
16 13 (18.57%) SNMP
16 13 (18.57%) CheckPoint
17 12 (17.14%) EIGRP
17 12 (17.14%) DHCP
17 12 (17.14%) Palo Alto
17 12 (17.14%) Cisco Wireless
18 11 (15.71%) CCNA
19 10 (14.29%) Fortinet
19 10 (14.29%) Multicast
19 10 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus

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 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
1 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 70 (100.00%) BGP
2 45 (64.29%) Firewall
3 41 (58.57%) MPLS
4 27 (38.57%) VPN
5 25 (35.71%) WAN
6 20 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (28.57%) LAN
7 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
8 17 (24.29%) Wireless
9 14 (20.00%) DNS
10 13 (18.57%) SNMP
11 12 (17.14%) Cisco Wireless
11 12 (17.14%) DHCP
11 12 (17.14%) EIGRP
12 10 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (14.29%) Multicast
13 9 (12.86%) NetScreen
14 8 (11.43%) DMVPN
15 7 (10.00%) IPsec
15 7 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (37.14%) Finance
2 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 19 (27.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Voice Network Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Network Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Network Support
8 3 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Cisco Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) Electronics Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Project Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.14%) Equities
5 3 (4.29%) User Experience
6 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.86%) Fintech
6 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.29%) 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 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (12.86%) Business Continuity
2 8 (11.43%) ITIL
3 7 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
4 6 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (8.57%) Network Optimisation
5 4 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (5.71%) Line Management
5 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.29%) Change Control
6 3 (4.29%) Change Management
6 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.29%) Migration
6 3 (4.29%) Open Source
6 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.86%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) Python
2 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.86%) Perl
3 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (55.71%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (51.43%) CCNP
3 11 (15.71%) CCNA
4 8 (11.43%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) CCIE
5 4 (5.71%) JNCIP
6 2 (2.86%) CCSE
7 1 (1.43%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.43%) CCDP
7 1 (1.43%) CCIP
7 1 (1.43%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 7 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) Firmware
2 2 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) KVM
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) FortiGate
2 6 (8.57%) Nagios
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.29%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (2.86%) Ansible
5 1 (1.43%) Cacti
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (78.57%) Cisco
2 18 (25.71%) Juniper
3 14 (20.00%) Arista
4 13 (18.57%) CheckPoint
4 13 (18.57%) F5
5 12 (17.14%) Palo Alto
6 10 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 6 (8.57%) Avaya
7 6 (8.57%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.57%) Sourcefire
7 6 (8.57%) VMware
8 5 (7.14%) Citrix
9 4 (5.71%) Splunk
10 3 (4.29%) CyberArk
10 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.86%) Brocade
11 2 (2.86%) Dell
11 2 (2.86%) HP
11 2 (2.86%) Mitel
11 2 (2.86%) Remedy
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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The North Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + on call.
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + on-call
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 25 days ago