The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 368 438 293
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -145
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 297 222 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.45% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% 2.80% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 259 196 319
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
6967 7918 7829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.63% 16.16% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5907 6536 6464
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in London

OSPF
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 72 £48,750 -15.94% 19
Bromley - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +5 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £38,066 - 1
Croydon - 1 £35,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £52,500 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 647 (92.03%) Cisco
2 625 (88.90%) BGP
3 533 (75.82%) Firewall
4 483 (68.71%) Cisco Certification
5 346 (49.22%) MPLS
6 343 (48.79%) CCNP
7 317 (45.09%) EIGRP
8 308 (43.81%) Cisco ASA
9 305 (43.39%) VPN
10 292 (41.54%) LAN
10 292 (41.54%) Juniper
11 286 (40.68%) WAN
12 242 (34.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 240 (34.14%) F5
14 225 (32.01%) CheckPoint
15 218 (31.01%) Data Centre
16 206 (29.30%) CCNA
17 189 (26.88%) IPsec
18 179 (25.46%) Finance
19 160 (22.76%) DNS
20 159 (22.62%) Network Security
20 159 (22.62%) Network Design
21 157 (22.33%) Wireless
22 152 (21.62%) CCIE
23 146 (20.77%) Linux
24 141 (20.06%) Windows
25 138 (19.63%) VLAN
26 137 (19.49%) TCP/IP
27 131 (18.63%) HSRP
28 126 (17.92%) Telecoms

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 36 (5.12%) Lync
2 27 (3.84%) MS Exchange
3 20 (2.84%) Apache
4 19 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (1.99%) nginx
7 12 (1.71%) Confluence
7 12 (1.71%) MediaWiki
8 5 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.57%) IIS
10 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.28%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 42 (5.97%) MS Visio
2 26 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 22 (3.13%) MS Office
4 10 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) MS Project
5 2 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.71%) IaaS
2 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 625 (88.90%) BGP
2 533 (75.82%) Firewall
3 346 (49.22%) MPLS
4 317 (45.09%) EIGRP
5 308 (43.81%) Cisco ASA
6 305 (43.39%) VPN
7 292 (41.54%) LAN
8 286 (40.68%) WAN
9 242 (34.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 189 (26.88%) IPsec
11 160 (22.76%) DNS
12 159 (22.62%) Network Security
13 157 (22.33%) Wireless
14 138 (19.63%) VLAN
15 137 (19.49%) TCP/IP
16 131 (18.63%) HSRP
17 124 (17.64%) Cisco IOS
18 98 (13.94%) FWSM
19 96 (13.66%) VoIP
20 91 (12.94%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.99%) MySQL
2 14 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (2.28%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.99%) Hudson
2 14 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.99%) Subversion
2 14 (1.99%) JIRA
3 2 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 179 (25.46%) Finance
2 126 (17.92%) Telecoms
3 66 (9.39%) Banking
4 24 (3.41%) Marketing
5 21 (2.99%) Games
6 19 (2.70%) Retail
7 14 (1.99%) Online Betting
8 12 (1.71%) French Language
8 12 (1.71%) Legal
9 9 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.28%) Advertising
9 9 (1.28%) Electronics
9 9 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.14%) Back Office
11 7 (1.00%) German Language
12 6 (0.85%) Japanese Language
12 6 (0.85%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 432 (61.45%) Network Engineer
2 112 (15.93%) Senior Network Engineer
3 76 (10.81%) Consultant
4 61 (8.68%) Support Engineer
5 55 (7.82%) Network Support
6 46 (6.54%) Cisco Engineer
7 43 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 43 (6.12%) Senior Consultant
8 39 (5.55%) Network Support Engineer
9 35 (4.98%) Design Engineer
10 34 (4.84%) Security Engineer
11 30 (4.27%) Network Consultant
11 30 (4.27%) Network Design Engineer
12 29 (4.13%) Implementation Engineer
13 28 (3.98%) Network Implementation Engineer
14 26 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
15 22 (3.13%) Architect
16 20 (2.84%) Analyst
17 19 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
17 19 (2.70%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.99%) XMPP
2 10 (1.42%) HTML
2 10 (1.42%) Silverlight
3 6 (0.85%) LAMP
4 5 (0.71%) SOAP
4 5 (0.71%) XML
4 5 (0.71%) CORBA
5 2 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.14%) RESTful
6 1 (0.14%) OLE
6 1 (0.14%) CSS
6 1 (0.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 218 (31.01%) Data Centre
2 48 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.84%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.27%) Hedge funds
6 21 (2.99%) IPTV
7 18 (2.56%) Derivative
8 17 (2.42%) Online Games
9 16 (2.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 14 (1.99%) Wiki
11 13 (1.85%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.71%) Over-the-Top Content
13 11 (1.56%) Online Banking
14 9 (1.28%) User Experience
14 9 (1.28%) DTV
14 9 (1.28%) Equities
15 8 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
16 7 (1.00%) Digital Media
16 7 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 5 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 146 (20.77%) Linux
2 141 (20.06%) Windows
3 49 (6.97%) UNIX
4 36 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (3.41%) Solaris
5 24 (3.41%) CentOS
6 17 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.99%) Debian
7 14 (1.99%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.00%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (22.62%) Network Design
2 118 (16.79%) ITIL
3 70 (9.96%) Load Balancing
4 63 (8.96%) Network Monitoring
5 60 (8.53%) Service Delivery
6 55 (7.82%) Network Management
7 42 (5.97%) Project Management
8 34 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (4.41%) Migration
9 31 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
10 30 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
11 28 (3.98%) Mentoring
12 24 (3.41%) WAN Optimisation
12 24 (3.41%) Change Management
13 23 (3.27%) E-Commerce
14 22 (3.13%) Low Latency
15 21 (2.99%) Project Planning
16 20 (2.84%) Network Load Balancing
16 20 (2.84%) Validation
16 20 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (7.82%) Python
2 48 (6.83%) Perl
3 41 (5.83%) Bash Shell
4 26 (3.70%) Ruby
5 20 (2.84%) SQL
6 18 (2.56%) C
7 17 (2.42%) PHP
8 15 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 12 (1.71%) Tcl
10 10 (1.42%) Java
11 2 (0.28%) VB
12 1 (0.14%) R
12 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 483 (68.71%) Cisco Certification
2 343 (48.79%) CCNP
3 206 (29.30%) CCNA
4 152 (21.62%) CCIE
5 75 (10.67%) Degree
6 47 (6.69%) CCSA
7 38 (5.41%) CCDP
8 37 (5.26%) CCIP
9 33 (4.69%) Security Cleared
10 27 (3.84%) SC Cleared
11 24 (3.41%) JNCIP
12 21 (2.99%) CCSP
13 20 (2.84%) CCSE
14 17 (2.42%) JNCIE
15 13 (1.85%) JNCIA
16 11 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.42%) CCDA
17 10 (1.42%) DV Cleared
18 8 (1.14%) Check Point Certification
19 5 (0.71%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (9.67%) SLA
2 15 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.85%) COBIT
4 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 74 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (5.83%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.13%) iptables
4 14 (1.99%) Postfix
5 12 (1.71%) XenServer
5 12 (1.71%) Samba
6 10 (1.42%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.42%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.85%) vSphere
8 5 (0.71%) Firmware
9 4 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.57%) Docker
10 3 (0.43%) XenApp
11 1 (0.14%) NFS
11 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.14%) KVM
11 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 35 (4.98%) SolarWinds Orion
1 35 (4.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (3.84%) FortiGate
3 26 (3.70%) Cacti
4 25 (3.56%) OpenView
5 22 (3.13%) Nagios
6 20 (2.84%) CiscoWorks
7 17 (2.42%) Puppet
8 16 (2.28%) Cisco UCCX
9 14 (1.99%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (1.56%) OPNET
12 8 (1.14%) SELinux
12 8 (1.14%) Graphite
13 6 (0.85%) Salt
13 6 (0.85%) Ansible
14 5 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
14 5 (0.71%) HP NNM
15 4 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
15 4 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 647 (92.03%) Cisco
2 292 (41.54%) Juniper
3 240 (34.14%) F5
4 225 (32.01%) CheckPoint
5 94 (13.37%) VMware
6 81 (11.52%) HP
7 74 (10.53%) Riverbed
8 69 (9.82%) Microsoft
9 60 (8.53%) SolarWinds
10 39 (5.55%) Dell
11 38 (5.41%) Citrix
12 35 (4.98%) Red Hat
12 35 (4.98%) Fortinet
13 24 (3.41%) Mitel
14 23 (3.27%) Bloomberg
15 22 (3.13%) Aruba
16 21 (2.99%) Avaya
17 18 (2.56%) Symantec
17 18 (2.56%) Blue Coat
18 17 (2.42%) IBM
London
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 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
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50k - 58k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £10k allowances + other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 4K shift + bonus + extensive Bene
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35 - £40 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Hudson IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + on-call, + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago