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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 236 270 211
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -59
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 72 73 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.58% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.97% 3.68% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 68 63 108
Average salary £48,750 £58,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.94% +10.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1450 1983 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.99% 15.67% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1687 1835
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the City of London

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 211 (96.35%) Cisco
2 197 (89.95%) BGP
3 174 (79.45%) Firewall
4 134 (61.19%) Cisco Certification
5 119 (54.34%) LAN
6 117 (53.42%) MPLS
7 115 (52.51%) VPN
8 110 (50.23%) EIGRP
9 106 (48.40%) Juniper
9 106 (48.40%) WAN
10 95 (43.38%) Cisco ASA
11 93 (42.47%) CCNP
12 86 (39.27%) Finance
13 79 (36.07%) F5
14 78 (35.62%) Data Centre
15 76 (34.70%) CheckPoint
16 70 (31.96%) Cisco Nexus
17 63 (28.77%) Wireless
18 60 (27.40%) CCNA
19 58 (26.48%) DNS
19 58 (26.48%) IPsec
20 57 (26.03%) ITIL
21 56 (25.57%) Network Design
22 54 (24.66%) VLAN
22 54 (24.66%) Cisco IOS
22 54 (24.66%) HSRP
23 43 (19.63%) Network Security
24 42 (19.18%) VRRP
25 41 (18.72%) SSL
25 41 (18.72%) Spanning Tree

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (4.57%) Lync
2 7 (3.20%) Apache
3 4 (1.83%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.37%) nginx
4 3 (1.37%) Confluence
4 3 (1.37%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 12 (5.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.37%) MS Office
2 3 (1.37%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (89.95%) BGP
2 174 (79.45%) Firewall
3 119 (54.34%) LAN
4 117 (53.42%) MPLS
5 115 (52.51%) VPN
6 110 (50.23%) EIGRP
7 106 (48.40%) WAN
8 95 (43.38%) Cisco ASA
9 70 (31.96%) Cisco Nexus
10 63 (28.77%) Wireless
11 58 (26.48%) IPsec
11 58 (26.48%) DNS
12 54 (24.66%) VLAN
12 54 (24.66%) Cisco IOS
12 54 (24.66%) HSRP
13 43 (19.63%) Network Security
14 42 (19.18%) VRRP
15 41 (18.72%) SSL
15 41 (18.72%) Spanning Tree
16 40 (18.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.65%) MySQL
2 3 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Subversion
1 3 (1.37%) JIRA
1 3 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.37%) Hudson
1 3 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 86 (39.27%) Finance
2 18 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.02%) Banking
3 11 (5.02%) Retail
4 10 (4.57%) Legal
4 10 (4.57%) Marketing
5 9 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.11%) Electronics
6 4 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 124 (56.62%) Network Engineer
2 25 (11.42%) Consultant
3 24 (10.96%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (10.96%) Network Support
4 19 (8.68%) Security Engineer
5 17 (7.76%) Senior Consultant
6 15 (6.85%) Support Engineer
7 14 (6.39%) Network Support Engineer
8 13 (5.94%) Network Manager
8 13 (5.94%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (5.94%) Architect
8 13 (5.94%) Network Architect
9 12 (5.48%) Implementation Engineer
10 11 (5.02%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 11 (5.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (5.02%) Analyst
10 11 (5.02%) Network Security Engineer
10 11 (5.02%) Network Analyst
11 10 (4.57%) Senior Security Engineer
12 9 (4.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.76%) XMPP
2 3 (1.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (35.62%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.02%) Derivative
4 9 (4.11%) DTV
4 9 (4.11%) Equities
5 7 (3.20%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.20%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.83%) NHS
7 4 (1.83%) Handset
7 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.37%) Wiki
9 2 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.91%) User Experience
9 2 (0.91%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.46%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.53%) Linux
2 24 (10.96%) Windows
3 11 (5.02%) UNIX
4 10 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.20%) CentOS
6 6 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.37%) Debian
8 3 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.37%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.03%) ITIL
2 56 (25.57%) Network Design
3 21 (9.59%) Service Delivery
4 20 (9.13%) Project Management
5 18 (8.22%) Project Planning
6 17 (7.76%) Network Management
7 15 (6.85%) Validation
8 14 (6.39%) Load Balancing
9 11 (5.02%) Service Management
9 11 (5.02%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (4.57%) WAN Optimisation
10 10 (4.57%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (4.57%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (4.11%) DoDAF
11 9 (4.11%) TOGAF
11 9 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.11%) Programme Management
11 9 (4.11%) Low Latency
11 9 (4.11%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.48%) Python
2 11 (5.02%) Bash Shell
3 10 (4.57%) Perl
4 7 (3.20%) SQL
5 6 (2.74%) Ruby
6 5 (2.28%) C
7 3 (1.37%) Java
7 3 (1.37%) PHP
7 3 (1.37%) Tcl
8 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 134 (61.19%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (42.47%) CCNP
3 60 (27.40%) CCNA
4 36 (16.44%) Degree
5 35 (15.98%) CCIE
6 21 (9.59%) CCSA
7 17 (7.76%) CCDP
8 13 (5.94%) Security Cleared
9 11 (5.02%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (4.11%) DV Cleared
11 8 (3.65%) JNCIA
12 7 (3.20%) SC Cleared
13 6 (2.74%) CCSP
14 5 (2.28%) JNCIP
15 4 (1.83%) CCDA
16 2 (0.91%) CCSE
16 2 (0.91%) JNCIE
17 1 (0.46%) MCITP
17 1 (0.46%) HP APS
17 1 (0.46%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.50%) SLA
2 10 (4.57%) COBIT
3 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.83%) iptables
5 3 (1.37%) Postfix
5 3 (1.37%) Samba
5 3 (1.37%) XenServer
6 1 (0.46%) NFS
6 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (5.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (5.02%) OPNET
3 5 (2.28%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.28%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.83%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.83%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (1.83%) Nagios
4 4 (1.83%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.37%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.37%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.37%) Puppet
5 3 (1.37%) SELinux
5 3 (1.37%) Salt
5 3 (1.37%) Graphite
6 2 (0.91%) Ansible
7 1 (0.46%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 211 (96.35%) Cisco
2 106 (48.40%) Juniper
3 79 (36.07%) F5
4 76 (34.70%) CheckPoint
5 34 (15.53%) VMware
6 29 (13.24%) Riverbed
7 19 (8.68%) Aruba
7 19 (8.68%) Fortinet
8 17 (7.76%) Red Hat
9 14 (6.39%) SolarWinds
9 14 (6.39%) HP
10 12 (5.48%) Citrix
11 11 (5.02%) Meraki
12 10 (4.57%) Microsoft
13 9 (4.11%) SAP
14 8 (3.65%) Blue Coat
14 8 (3.65%) Ipanema Technologies
14 8 (3.65%) Verint
14 8 (3.65%) CyberTech
15 6 (2.74%) Avaya
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: on-call, + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £10k allowances + other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35 - £40 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + on-call, + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + £2,400 out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £61000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago