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

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / London
Rank 287 397 347
Rank change year-on-year
+110 -50
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 337 269 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.01% 0.65% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.44% 4.13% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 280 210 294
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%

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
5235 6513 7536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.71% 15.83% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4403 5524 6317
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +18 37 £65,000 +13.04% 9
Croydon - 13 £52,500 -
Canary Wharf -5 5 £70,000 +19.14%
Kingston Upon Thames +16 3 £37,500 +11.44% 1
Hounslow -4 2 £45,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 626 (93.85%) BGP
2 533 (79.91%) Cisco
3 450 (67.47%) Cisco Certification
4 445 (66.72%) Firewall
5 409 (61.32%) MPLS
6 384 (57.57%) CCNP
7 322 (48.28%) Juniper
8 309 (46.33%) VPN
9 287 (43.03%) WAN
10 253 (37.93%) Data Centre
11 239 (35.83%) LAN
12 225 (33.73%) Wireless
13 223 (33.43%) Palo Alto
14 206 (30.88%) EIGRP
15 204 (30.58%) Network Security
16 199 (29.84%) Cisco ASA
17 173 (25.94%) DNS
18 164 (24.59%) TCP/IP
19 157 (23.54%) CheckPoint
20 156 (23.39%) Telecoms
21 155 (23.24%) Network Design
22 153 (22.94%) F5
23 151 (22.64%) CCNA
24 146 (21.89%) Finance
25 138 (20.69%) CCIE
26 132 (19.79%) Cisco Nexus
27 123 (18.44%) Linux
28 117 (17.54%) IPsec
29 113 (16.94%) HSRP
30 104 (15.59%) Degree

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 12 (1.80%) IIS
2 11 (1.65%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.65%) Skype for Business
3 10 (1.50%) Apache
4 9 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.60%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (2.55%) MS Excel
1 17 (2.55%) MS Visio
2 13 (1.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (1.50%) Office 365
2 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.45%) IaaS
3 3 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.30%) Akamai
4 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 626 (93.85%) BGP
2 445 (66.72%) Firewall
3 409 (61.32%) MPLS
4 309 (46.33%) VPN
5 287 (43.03%) WAN
6 239 (35.83%) LAN
7 225 (33.73%) Wireless
8 206 (30.88%) EIGRP
9 204 (30.58%) Network Security
10 199 (29.84%) Cisco ASA
11 173 (25.94%) DNS
12 164 (24.59%) TCP/IP
13 132 (19.79%) Cisco Nexus
14 117 (17.54%) IPsec
15 113 (16.94%) HSRP
16 102 (15.29%) Cisco IOS
17 100 (14.99%) VLAN
18 90 (13.49%) VRRP
19 88 (13.19%) RIP
20 86 (12.89%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.75%) MySQL
2 4 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
1 14 (2.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 156 (23.39%) Telecoms
2 146 (21.89%) Finance
3 50 (7.50%) Banking
4 31 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 22 (3.30%) Retail
6 19 (2.85%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.10%) Online Betting
8 9 (1.35%) French Language
9 8 (1.20%) Italian Language
9 8 (1.20%) Law
10 7 (1.05%) Games
11 6 (0.90%) Legal
12 3 (0.45%) Marketing
13 2 (0.30%) Back Office
14 1 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 447 (67.02%) Network Engineer
2 158 (23.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 110 (16.49%) Cisco Engineer
4 101 (15.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 70 (10.49%) Juniper Engineer
6 57 (8.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 57 (8.55%) Security Engineer
7 43 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 43 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 33 (4.95%) Network Support
9 32 (4.80%) Consultant
10 26 (3.90%) Support Engineer
11 25 (3.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 25 (3.75%) Architect
12 23 (3.45%) Analyst
13 21 (3.15%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 21 (3.15%) NOC Engineer
14 20 (3.00%) Network Consultant
15 19 (2.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 18 (2.70%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.15%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (0.60%) LAMP
3 2 (0.30%) RFC 2544
4 1 (0.15%) CSS
4 1 (0.15%) Web Services
4 1 (0.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 253 (37.93%) Data Centre
2 69 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 27 (4.05%) BYOD
5 22 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.30%) Hedge funds
6 17 (2.55%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (1.80%) Clustering
8 8 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (0.90%) CMDB
9 6 (0.90%) Equities
10 5 (0.75%) Eurex
10 5 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.75%) User Experience
10 5 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.60%) Replication
12 3 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.45%) IPTV
12 3 (0.45%) MPEG
12 3 (0.45%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 123 (18.44%) Linux
2 73 (10.94%) Unix
3 68 (10.19%) Windows
4 29 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.80%) Solaris
7 9 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.90%) CentOS
8 6 (0.90%) Debian
9 5 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.30%) CatOS
12 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (23.24%) Network Design
2 72 (10.79%) Business Continuity
3 68 (10.19%) Network Architecture
4 65 (9.75%) Load Balancing
5 63 (9.45%) ITIL
6 61 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 48 (7.20%) Network Management
8 46 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
9 43 (6.45%) Change Management
9 43 (6.45%) High Availability
10 40 (6.00%) Service Management
11 38 (5.70%) Kalman Filter
11 38 (5.70%) Presales
12 34 (5.10%) Change Control
13 31 (4.65%) Information Security
14 30 (4.50%) ITSM
14 30 (4.50%) Low Latency
15 25 (3.75%) DDoS Mitigation
16 22 (3.30%) Mentoring
16 22 (3.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (8.10%) Python
2 39 (5.85%) Bash Shell
3 32 (4.80%) Perl
4 9 (1.35%) C
4 9 (1.35%) Ruby
5 4 (0.60%) C++
6 3 (0.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.45%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.45%) SQL
7 2 (0.30%) Lisp
7 2 (0.30%) PHP
8 1 (0.15%) Jython
8 1 (0.15%) Lua
Qualifications
1 450 (67.47%) Cisco Certification
2 384 (57.57%) CCNP
3 151 (22.64%) CCNA
4 138 (20.69%) CCIE
5 104 (15.59%) Degree
6 49 (7.35%) JNCIP
7 38 (5.70%) JNCIA
8 36 (5.40%) JNCIS
9 24 (3.60%) CCDP
10 14 (2.10%) CCIP
11 11 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.35%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.20%) CCSE
14 7 (1.05%) SC Cleared
15 6 (0.90%) CISSP
16 5 (0.75%) CCDA
16 5 (0.75%) CCSP
16 5 (0.75%) CISM
16 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
16 5 (0.75%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.90%) SLA
2 19 (2.85%) PCI DSS
3 17 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.35%) ISO27002
5 7 (1.05%) JSP 440
System Software
1 59 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.75%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.25%) ProxySG
5 12 (1.80%) NFS
5 12 (1.80%) VMware ESX
6 11 (1.65%) Firmware
7 10 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.20%) iptables
9 4 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.60%) vSphere
10 3 (0.45%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.45%) XenApp
11 2 (0.30%) KVM
12 1 (0.15%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.15%) vCloud
12 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 31 (4.65%) Nagios
3 29 (4.35%) FortiGate
4 20 (3.00%) Cacti
5 19 (2.85%) Puppet
6 17 (2.55%) Ansible
7 15 (2.25%) Cisco CME
7 15 (2.25%) Cisco Prime
8 11 (1.65%) HAProxy
9 10 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.90%) Cisco UCCE
11 6 (0.90%) OpenView
12 5 (0.75%) Endace
12 5 (0.75%) Netcool
12 5 (0.75%) OpenNMS
13 4 (0.60%) SCCM
13 4 (0.60%) vRealize
13 4 (0.60%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 533 (79.91%) Cisco
2 322 (48.28%) Juniper
3 223 (33.43%) Palo Alto
4 157 (23.54%) CheckPoint
5 153 (22.94%) F5
6 88 (13.19%) SolarWinds
7 76 (11.39%) VMware
8 62 (9.30%) Riverbed
9 57 (8.55%) Fortinet
10 49 (7.35%) HP
11 44 (6.60%) Arista
11 44 (6.60%) Extreme Networks
12 40 (6.00%) Citrix
13 38 (5.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 36 (5.40%) Microsoft
15 29 (4.35%) Avaya
15 29 (4.35%) Meraki
16 28 (4.20%) Aruba
16 28 (4.20%) SonicWALL
17 21 (3.15%) Red Hat
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
The North Starr
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £28,500 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus/ Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London, Central London
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-55,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Certus Sales Recruitment
Salary: 65-70k Base + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKas international
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 21 days ago
London, UK
ECS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago