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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 364 388 352
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -36
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 270 270 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.59% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 3.66% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 248 223 268
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
7417 7367 9378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 16.23% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6280 6039 7960
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +51 92 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Docklands, London -14 2 £50,250 -28.21%
Uxbridge - 2 £65,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 530 (92.98%) Cisco
2 512 (89.82%) BGP
3 436 (76.49%) Cisco Certification
4 404 (70.88%) Firewall
5 363 (63.68%) MPLS
6 341 (59.82%) CCNP
7 318 (55.79%) VPN
8 284 (49.82%) WAN
9 251 (44.04%) EIGRP
10 249 (43.68%) Juniper
11 232 (40.70%) LAN
12 220 (38.60%) Cisco ASA
13 178 (31.23%) CheckPoint
14 176 (30.88%) Wireless
15 171 (30.00%) CCNA
16 149 (26.14%) Telecoms
16 149 (26.14%) Finance
16 149 (26.14%) Linux
17 142 (24.91%) F5
18 140 (24.56%) VLAN
19 130 (22.81%) Network Security
20 128 (22.46%) Cisco Nexus
20 128 (22.46%) TCP/IP
21 117 (20.53%) VoIP
22 112 (19.65%) IPsec
23 109 (19.12%) CCIE
24 107 (18.77%) Cisco IOS
25 102 (17.89%) ITIL
26 100 (17.54%) Network Design
26 100 (17.54%) VPLS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 26 (4.56%) Lync
2 8 (1.40%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.88%) Apache
4 5 (0.88%) nginx
5 4 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.70%) Zope
5 4 (0.70%) Plone
5 4 (0.70%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.70%) ejabberd
6 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.53%) Confluence
6 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 43 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.32%) MS Visio
3 30 (5.26%) MS Office
4 2 (0.35%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) PaaS
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 512 (89.82%) BGP
2 404 (70.88%) Firewall
3 363 (63.68%) MPLS
4 318 (55.79%) VPN
5 284 (49.82%) WAN
6 251 (44.04%) EIGRP
7 232 (40.70%) LAN
8 220 (38.60%) Cisco ASA
9 176 (30.88%) Wireless
10 140 (24.56%) VLAN
11 130 (22.81%) Network Security
12 128 (22.46%) Cisco Nexus
12 128 (22.46%) TCP/IP
13 117 (20.53%) VoIP
14 112 (19.65%) IPsec
15 107 (18.77%) Cisco IOS
16 100 (17.54%) VPLS
17 97 (17.02%) Ethernet
18 95 (16.67%) DNS
19 91 (15.96%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.88%) MySQL
1 5 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (0.70%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (0.88%) Hudson
1 5 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.70%) Emacs
3 3 (0.53%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 149 (26.14%) Telecoms
1 149 (26.14%) Finance
2 47 (8.25%) Banking
3 19 (3.33%) Back Office
4 17 (2.98%) Retail
5 15 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.93%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.75%) French Language
7 10 (1.75%) German Language
8 8 (1.40%) Publishing
9 7 (1.23%) Games
10 6 (1.05%) Marketing
11 5 (0.88%) Billing
11 5 (0.88%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.53%) International Banking
12 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.53%) Advertising
12 3 (0.53%) Law
12 3 (0.53%) Legal
13 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 375 (65.79%) Network Engineer
2 115 (20.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 41 (7.19%) Security Engineer
4 37 (6.49%) Network Security Engineer
5 36 (6.32%) Architect
5 36 (6.32%) Analyst
6 35 (6.14%) Network Analyst
7 34 (5.96%) Cisco Engineer
8 32 (5.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 28 (4.91%) Network Architect
10 23 (4.04%) Network Support
11 22 (3.86%) Team Leader
11 22 (3.86%) Network Team Leader
12 20 (3.51%) Consultant
13 19 (3.33%) Support Engineer
14 18 (3.16%) Senior Security Engineer
15 16 (2.81%) Senior Architect
16 15 (2.63%) Senior Network Architect
16 15 (2.63%) Administrator
17 14 (2.46%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.58%) SOAP
2 7 (1.23%) XMPP
3 2 (0.35%) XML
4 1 (0.18%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.18%) LAMP
4 1 (0.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.18%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.28%) Client/Server
3 13 (2.28%) Performance Metrics
4 11 (1.93%) Hedge funds
4 11 (1.93%) AVVID
5 8 (1.40%) IVR
6 5 (0.88%) Clustering
7 4 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.70%) PKI
7 4 (0.70%) Derivative
7 4 (0.70%) Statistics
8 3 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.35%) Wiki
9 2 (0.35%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.18%) Equities
10 1 (0.18%) Handset
10 1 (0.18%) NHS
10 1 (0.18%) DTV
10 1 (0.18%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 149 (26.14%) Linux
2 81 (14.21%) Windows
3 56 (9.82%) UNIX
4 32 (5.61%) Solaris
5 22 (3.86%) CentOS
6 12 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.23%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.05%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.05%) Debian
10 5 (0.88%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.70%) OpenBSD
11 4 (0.70%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.35%) AIX
12 2 (0.35%) HPUX
12 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (17.89%) ITIL
2 100 (17.54%) Network Design
3 67 (11.75%) Load Balancing
4 60 (10.53%) Project Management
5 51 (8.95%) Network Monitoring
6 46 (8.07%) Network Management
7 39 (6.84%) Change Management
8 34 (5.96%) Service Management
8 34 (5.96%) Low Latency
9 31 (5.44%) Capacity Planning
10 26 (4.56%) Migration
10 26 (4.56%) Kalman Filter
11 24 (4.21%) Change Control
12 22 (3.86%) Network Architecture
13 20 (3.51%) Use Case
14 18 (3.16%) Data Analysis
14 18 (3.16%) Capacity Management
15 17 (2.98%) Network Load Balancing
15 17 (2.98%) ITSM
15 17 (2.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (5.79%) Perl
2 22 (3.86%) PHP
2 22 (3.86%) Bash Shell
3 20 (3.51%) Python
4 17 (2.98%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.93%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.75%) SQL
7 6 (1.05%) C
7 6 (1.05%) Ruby
8 3 (0.53%) Java
9 1 (0.18%) Tcl
9 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 436 (76.49%) Cisco Certification
2 341 (59.82%) CCNP
3 171 (30.00%) CCNA
4 109 (19.12%) CCIE
5 72 (12.63%) Degree
6 47 (8.25%) CCDP
7 37 (6.49%) CCSA
8 22 (3.86%) JNCIE
9 20 (3.51%) Security Cleared
10 18 (3.16%) CCVP
10 18 (3.16%) CCSE
11 17 (2.98%) RHCE
12 16 (2.81%) JNCIS
13 15 (2.63%) JNCIA
13 15 (2.63%) CCSP
14 14 (2.46%) CCIP
14 14 (2.46%) CCDA
15 13 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (2.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.89%) SLA
2 12 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 41 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.98%) vSphere
4 16 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (2.81%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.05%) XenApp
6 4 (0.70%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (0.70%) Ceph
6 4 (0.70%) Snort
6 4 (0.70%) Varnish
7 1 (0.18%) UAG
7 1 (0.18%) vCloud
7 1 (0.18%) XenServer
7 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.18%) Postfix
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) Samba
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 40 (7.02%) CiscoWorks
2 37 (6.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 25 (4.39%) Cacti
4 23 (4.04%) Nagios
5 21 (3.68%) SCOM
6 19 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 16 (2.81%) OpenView
8 14 (2.46%) FortiGate
8 14 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (1.40%) Ansible
9 8 (1.40%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.88%) SELinux
11 4 (0.70%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.70%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.70%) Ganeti
11 4 (0.70%) Bacula
12 3 (0.53%) Puppet
12 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
13 2 (0.35%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 530 (92.98%) Cisco
2 249 (43.68%) Juniper
3 178 (31.23%) CheckPoint
4 142 (24.91%) F5
5 95 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 82 (14.39%) VMware
7 73 (12.81%) SolarWinds
8 68 (11.93%) Fortinet
9 51 (8.95%) HP
10 50 (8.77%) Aruba
11 46 (8.07%) Riverbed
12 34 (5.96%) Brocade
13 26 (4.56%) Blue Coat
13 26 (4.56%) Nortel
13 26 (4.56%) Red Hat
14 22 (3.86%) Citrix
15 21 (3.68%) Dell
16 20 (3.51%) Avaya
17 15 (2.63%) Nokia
18 13 (2.28%) Remedy
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42500 per annum + £3,000 on-call + OT + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-37,000 + on-call allowance + exceptional benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Over Time
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Pro Rata
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-28k + Health Cover + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum B
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
DXI
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago