The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 405 311 355
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +44
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 249 338 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.76% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 4.52% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 223 285 295
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £38,850 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7808 7483 8336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.23% 16.88% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6497 6146 7071
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -18 98 £58,000 +5.45% 18
Canary Wharf - 3 £56,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 - 1
Docklands, London -1 2 £53,000 -22.90%
West Drayton - 2 £52,500 -
Harrow - 2 £66,250 -
Hayes - 1 £51,500 -
Ealing - 1 - -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 417 (92.87%) Cisco
2 394 (87.75%) BGP
3 292 (65.03%) Firewall
4 274 (61.02%) Cisco Certification
5 265 (59.02%) MPLS
6 246 (54.79%) WAN
7 214 (47.66%) CCNP
8 209 (46.55%) Juniper
9 196 (43.65%) VPN
10 193 (42.98%) LAN
10 193 (42.98%) EIGRP
11 142 (31.63%) TCP/IP
12 140 (31.18%) Finance
13 124 (27.62%) Cisco ASA
14 116 (25.84%) Wireless
15 114 (25.39%) Telecoms
16 113 (25.17%) VoIP
17 112 (24.94%) Network Design
18 111 (24.72%) CCNA
19 103 (22.94%) CheckPoint
20 102 (22.72%) DNS
20 102 (22.72%) F5
21 88 (19.60%) CCIE
22 87 (19.38%) Network Security
23 86 (19.15%) VPLS
24 83 (18.49%) IPsec
25 81 (18.04%) Linux
25 81 (18.04%) Cisco IOS
26 69 (15.37%) Multicast
26 69 (15.37%) SSL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (5.12%) WebSphere
2 18 (4.01%) Lync
3 14 (3.12%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.11%) Apache
7 4 (0.89%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.45%) Confluence
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.22%) MTS
Applications
1 32 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.34%) MS Office
3 13 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 394 (87.75%) BGP
2 292 (65.03%) Firewall
3 265 (59.02%) MPLS
4 246 (54.79%) WAN
5 196 (43.65%) VPN
6 193 (42.98%) LAN
6 193 (42.98%) EIGRP
7 142 (31.63%) TCP/IP
8 124 (27.62%) Cisco ASA
9 116 (25.84%) Wireless
10 113 (25.17%) VoIP
11 102 (22.72%) DNS
12 87 (19.38%) Network Security
13 86 (19.15%) VPLS
14 83 (18.49%) IPsec
15 81 (18.04%) Cisco IOS
16 69 (15.37%) Multicast
16 69 (15.37%) SSL
17 68 (15.14%) Internet
18 66 (14.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 140 (31.18%) Finance
2 114 (25.39%) Telecoms
3 49 (10.91%) Banking
4 18 (4.01%) Retail
5 11 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.56%) Publishing
7 6 (1.34%) Back Office
8 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 297 (66.15%) Network Engineer
2 83 (18.49%) Senior Network Engineer
3 43 (9.58%) Architect
4 39 (8.69%) Security Engineer
5 38 (8.46%) Network Architect
6 37 (8.24%) Network Security Engineer
7 27 (6.01%) Senior Network Architect
7 27 (6.01%) Senior Architect
8 24 (5.35%) Network Support
9 22 (4.90%) Senior Security Engineer
9 22 (4.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 20 (4.45%) Network Support Engineer
10 20 (4.45%) Consultant
10 20 (4.45%) Support Engineer
11 19 (4.23%) Cisco Engineer
12 18 (4.01%) Network Team Leader
12 18 (4.01%) Team Leader
12 18 (4.01%) Lead Network Engineer
13 16 (3.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 15 (3.34%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.12%) SOAP
2 1 (0.22%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.35%) Computer Science
2 11 (2.45%) Hedge funds
3 8 (1.78%) Digital Media
4 7 (1.56%) Derivative
4 7 (1.56%) Fixed Income
4 7 (1.56%) Clustering
5 6 (1.34%) Equities
6 5 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.67%) Statistics
7 3 (0.67%) PKI
8 2 (0.45%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.45%) Physics
8 2 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.45%) Firmware
8 2 (0.45%) e-Health
8 2 (0.45%) SecurID
9 1 (0.22%) AVVID
9 1 (0.22%) Open Source
9 1 (0.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.04%) Linux
2 56 (12.47%) Windows
3 44 (9.80%) UNIX
4 13 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (2.90%) CentOS
5 9 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.78%) Solaris
7 5 (1.11%) Debian
8 4 (0.89%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.45%) SUSE
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (24.94%) Network Design
2 58 (12.92%) Network Management
3 49 (10.91%) Network Monitoring
4 46 (10.24%) Network Architecture
5 43 (9.58%) Load Balancing
6 37 (8.24%) ITIL
7 31 (6.90%) Capacity Management
8 30 (6.68%) Project Management
9 25 (5.57%) Capacity Planning
10 24 (5.35%) Low Latency
11 18 (4.01%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (3.79%) Business Continuity
12 17 (3.79%) Change Management
13 16 (3.56%) Asset Management
14 13 (2.90%) Network Load Balancing
14 13 (2.90%) BCP
15 12 (2.67%) BPR
15 12 (2.67%) Service Delivery
15 12 (2.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
16 8 (1.78%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.45%) Perl
2 8 (1.78%) Bash Shell
3 7 (1.56%) PHP
3 7 (1.56%) SQL
4 6 (1.34%) Python
4 6 (1.34%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.89%) PowerHouse
6 2 (0.45%) C
7 1 (0.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 274 (61.02%) Cisco Certification
2 214 (47.66%) CCNP
3 111 (24.72%) CCNA
4 88 (19.60%) CCIE
5 60 (13.36%) Degree
6 44 (9.80%) CCDP
7 24 (5.35%) CCSP
7 24 (5.35%) CCSA
8 21 (4.68%) CCIP
9 19 (4.23%) JNCIE
10 18 (4.01%) CCSE
11 17 (3.79%) JNCIS
12 14 (3.12%) JNCIP
13 12 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (2.45%) Security Cleared
14 11 (2.45%) Check Point Certification
15 8 (1.78%) SC Cleared
15 8 (1.78%) CCVP
15 8 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (1.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.23%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.78%) SLA
4 2 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 27 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.12%) vSphere
3 19 (4.23%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.89%) Squid
7 2 (0.45%) XenServer
7 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.45%) Snort
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (7.35%) CiscoWorks
2 23 (5.12%) HP NNM
3 16 (3.56%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (3.12%) Cacti
5 13 (2.90%) Nagios
6 9 (2.00%) OpenView
7 8 (1.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (1.34%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.89%) ServiceCenter
11 3 (0.67%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.67%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (0.45%) WSUS
13 1 (0.22%) SCCM
13 1 (0.22%) SCOM
13 1 (0.22%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 417 (92.87%) Cisco
2 209 (46.55%) Juniper
3 103 (22.94%) CheckPoint
4 102 (22.72%) F5
5 63 (14.03%) HP
6 45 (10.02%) VMware
7 40 (8.91%) SolarWinds
8 36 (8.02%) Brocade
8 36 (8.02%) Dell
9 34 (7.57%) Microsoft
10 31 (6.90%) Aruba
11 30 (6.68%) Citrix
12 25 (5.57%) Fortinet
13 22 (4.90%) Nortel
14 16 (3.56%) Avaya
15 15 (3.34%) Red Hat
15 15 (3.34%) Blue Coat
16 10 (2.23%) Nokia
17 8 (1.78%) Riverbed
17 8 (1.78%) Foundry
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago