The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 419 346 489
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +143
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 237 378 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.85% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 4.89% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 198 306 161
Median salary £55,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £73,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
OSPF
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6687 7731 7766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.90% 17.32% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5712 6468 6379
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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 London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in London

OSPF
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the London region.

OSPF Salary Trend in London

OSPF
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in London

OSPF
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 80 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Uxbridge +4 1 £53,000 +0.95% 1
Croydon -3 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Hounslow - 1 - -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 London region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 484 (89.30%) BGP
2 479 (88.38%) Cisco
3 365 (67.34%) Firewall
4 345 (63.65%) Cisco Certification
5 342 (63.10%) MPLS
6 304 (56.09%) CCNP
7 289 (53.32%) VPN
8 269 (49.63%) WAN
9 248 (45.76%) EIGRP
10 229 (42.25%) LAN
11 221 (40.77%) Juniper
12 188 (34.69%) Wireless
13 159 (29.34%) Finance
14 158 (29.15%) Network Security
14 158 (29.15%) Data Centre
15 153 (28.23%) Cisco ASA
16 152 (28.04%) CheckPoint
17 141 (26.01%) F5
18 130 (23.99%) IPsec
19 129 (23.80%) TCP/IP
19 129 (23.80%) VoIP
20 124 (22.88%) Cisco Nexus
21 122 (22.51%) Cisco IOS
22 115 (21.22%) DNS
23 113 (20.85%) CCNA
24 108 (19.93%) VLAN
25 101 (18.63%) Telecoms
26 100 (18.45%) Load Balancing
27 97 (17.90%) Multicast
27 97 (17.90%) Palo Alto

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in 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 39 (7.20%) Skype for Business
2 16 (2.95%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.40%) IIS
4 11 (2.03%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.74%) Apache
5 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.37%) Confluence
6 2 (0.37%) MediaWiki
6 2 (0.37%) nginx
7 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.03%) MS Office
2 11 (2.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 16 (2.95%) Yammer
3 14 (2.58%) IaaS
4 7 (1.29%) Mimecast
4 7 (1.29%) Office 365
5 5 (0.92%) SaaS
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 484 (89.30%) BGP
2 365 (67.34%) Firewall
3 342 (63.10%) MPLS
4 289 (53.32%) VPN
5 269 (49.63%) WAN
6 248 (45.76%) EIGRP
7 229 (42.25%) LAN
8 188 (34.69%) Wireless
9 158 (29.15%) Network Security
10 153 (28.23%) Cisco ASA
11 130 (23.99%) IPsec
12 129 (23.80%) TCP/IP
12 129 (23.80%) VoIP
13 124 (22.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 122 (22.51%) Cisco IOS
15 115 (21.22%) DNS
16 108 (19.93%) VLAN
17 97 (17.90%) Multicast
18 96 (17.71%) HSRP
19 89 (16.42%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.74%) MySQL
2 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.55%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.37%) Hudson
3 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.37%) JIRA
3 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 159 (29.34%) Finance
2 101 (18.63%) Telecoms
3 64 (11.81%) Banking
4 25 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.58%) Financial Institution
6 13 (2.40%) Legal
7 12 (2.21%) Online Betting
8 11 (2.03%) Retail
9 6 (1.11%) Billing
9 6 (1.11%) Marketing
10 5 (0.92%) Games
10 5 (0.92%) Law
11 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.55%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 332 (61.25%) Network Engineer
2 105 (19.37%) Senior Network Engineer
3 78 (14.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 76 (14.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 64 (11.81%) Network Support
6 56 (10.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 56 (10.33%) Security Engineer
7 50 (9.23%) Analyst
8 48 (8.86%) Network Analyst
9 41 (7.56%) Data Network Engineer
10 37 (6.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 37 (6.83%) Support Engineer
11 32 (5.90%) Consultant
12 31 (5.72%) Network Support Engineer
13 30 (5.54%) Data Engineer
14 28 (5.17%) Network Manager
15 27 (4.98%) Architect
15 27 (4.98%) Network Support Analyst
15 27 (4.98%) Operations Engineer
16 26 (4.80%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.93%) 802.1X
2 36 (6.64%) XMPP
3 5 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.37%) LAMP
4 2 (0.37%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.37%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.18%) Express
5 1 (0.18%) HTML
5 1 (0.18%) XML
5 1 (0.18%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 158 (29.15%) Data Centre
2 50 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (7.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 26 (4.80%) Over-the-Top Content
5 20 (3.69%) IPTV
6 18 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.14%) IVR
8 16 (2.95%) iPad
9 10 (1.85%) HP StoreVirtual
9 10 (1.85%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.66%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.29%) iPhone
11 7 (1.29%) Replication
11 7 (1.29%) User Experience
12 5 (0.92%) Equities
12 5 (0.92%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.74%) Clustering
13 4 (0.74%) PKI
13 4 (0.74%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 88 (16.24%) Linux
2 86 (15.87%) Windows
3 55 (10.15%) Windows Server
4 45 (8.30%) Unix
5 31 (5.72%) Android
6 20 (3.69%) CatOS
7 12 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.29%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.11%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.92%) Debian
11 5 (0.92%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.74%) Solaris
13 3 (0.55%) CentOS
13 3 (0.55%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (18.45%) Load Balancing
2 91 (16.79%) Network Design
3 85 (15.68%) ITIL
4 65 (11.99%) High Availability
5 50 (9.23%) Network Monitoring
6 43 (7.93%) Network Management
7 38 (7.01%) DDoS Mitigation
8 36 (6.64%) WAN Optimisation
9 33 (6.09%) Low Latency
10 29 (5.35%) Project Management
11 28 (5.17%) Presales
11 28 (5.17%) Service Management
12 26 (4.80%) Change Management
12 26 (4.80%) Mentoring
13 25 (4.61%) E-Commerce
14 22 (4.06%) Capacity Planning
14 22 (4.06%) Service Delivery
15 20 (3.69%) Kalman Filter
16 18 (3.32%) Network Architecture
16 18 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (8.12%) Python
2 35 (6.46%) Bash Shell
3 18 (3.32%) Perl
4 11 (2.03%) Ruby
4 11 (2.03%) SQL
5 9 (1.66%) Java
6 7 (1.29%) C
7 6 (1.11%) VB
8 5 (0.92%) PHP
9 1 (0.18%) Korn
9 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 345 (63.65%) Cisco Certification
2 304 (56.09%) CCNP
3 113 (20.85%) CCNA
4 95 (17.53%) CCIE
5 52 (9.59%) Degree
6 36 (6.64%) CCSP
7 31 (5.72%) CCVP
8 30 (5.54%) CCSE
9 25 (4.61%) CCDA
9 25 (4.61%) CCSA
10 24 (4.43%) CCDP
11 21 (3.87%) JNCIS
12 18 (3.32%) JNCIP
13 17 (3.14%) JNCIE
14 16 (2.95%) JNCIA
15 15 (2.77%) CCIP
16 13 (2.40%) SC Cleared
16 13 (2.40%) Security Cleared
17 11 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (1.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.49%) SLA
2 19 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.29%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.11%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.55%) QA
6 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) DICOM
7 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 53 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (8.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.21%) XenApp
4 10 (1.85%) vSphere
5 8 (1.48%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.11%) vCloud
6 6 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.92%) VMFS
8 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.55%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.37%) Firmware
10 2 (0.37%) iptables
10 2 (0.37%) Postfix
10 2 (0.37%) Samba
10 2 (0.37%) Xen
10 2 (0.37%) XenServer
11 1 (0.18%) GPFS
11 1 (0.18%) KVM
11 1 (0.18%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 43 (7.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (4.24%) FortiGate
3 21 (3.87%) SolarWinds Orion
4 16 (2.95%) Nagios
5 13 (2.40%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (1.48%) Graphite
7 7 (1.29%) Cacti
7 7 (1.29%) vMotion
8 6 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
9 5 (0.92%) Ansible
9 5 (0.92%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (0.92%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.92%) SnapMirror
9 5 (0.92%) SnapVault
10 4 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.74%) OpenView
11 3 (0.55%) Nessus
11 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.55%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 479 (88.38%) Cisco
2 221 (40.77%) Juniper
3 152 (28.04%) CheckPoint
4 141 (26.01%) F5
5 97 (17.90%) Palo Alto
6 73 (13.47%) VMware
7 61 (11.25%) SolarWinds
8 52 (9.59%) HP
9 51 (9.41%) Microsoft
10 50 (9.23%) Citrix
11 46 (8.49%) Riverbed
12 27 (4.98%) Fortinet
13 22 (4.06%) Meraki
14 21 (3.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 20 (3.69%) Blue Coat
15 20 (3.69%) Brocade
16 19 (3.51%) Infoblox
17 16 (2.95%) SevOne
18 15 (2.77%) Avaya
18 15 (2.77%) Dell
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