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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 364 365 389
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +24
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 300 274 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.89% 3.85% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 254 243 249
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
7715 7109 8647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 15.97% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6382 6037 7314
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
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 September 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 September 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 -1 100 £58,000 +10.47% 13
Hayes - 6 £51,500 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -
West Drayton - 3 £55,000 -
Hounslow -2 2 £49,500 +10.00% 1
Uxbridge - 1 £80,000 - 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 465 (90.64%) Cisco
2 453 (88.30%) BGP
3 338 (65.89%) Cisco Certification
4 334 (65.11%) MPLS
5 330 (64.33%) Firewall
6 267 (52.05%) WAN
7 263 (51.27%) CCNP
8 250 (48.73%) Juniper
9 235 (45.81%) VPN
10 221 (43.08%) EIGRP
11 209 (40.74%) LAN
12 166 (32.36%) Wireless
13 155 (30.21%) Finance
14 150 (29.24%) Cisco ASA
15 140 (27.29%) CheckPoint
16 133 (25.93%) TCP/IP
17 130 (25.34%) Telecoms
18 121 (23.59%) VoIP
19 119 (23.20%) F5
20 113 (22.03%) CCNA
21 112 (21.83%) CCIE
22 110 (21.44%) Linux
23 107 (20.86%) Network Security
24 100 (19.49%) Network Design
24 100 (19.49%) VLAN
24 100 (19.49%) VPLS
25 95 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
26 94 (18.32%) Cisco Nexus
27 93 (18.13%) IPsec
27 93 (18.13%) Ethernet

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (4.29%) Lync
2 15 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.14%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.56%) Apache
5 8 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.78%) Zope
6 4 (0.78%) Plone
6 4 (0.78%) nginx
6 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.58%) Confluence
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.46%) MS Visio
3 27 (5.26%) MS Office
4 2 (0.39%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 453 (88.30%) BGP
2 334 (65.11%) MPLS
3 330 (64.33%) Firewall
4 267 (52.05%) WAN
5 235 (45.81%) VPN
6 221 (43.08%) EIGRP
7 209 (40.74%) LAN
8 166 (32.36%) Wireless
9 150 (29.24%) Cisco ASA
10 133 (25.93%) TCP/IP
11 121 (23.59%) VoIP
12 107 (20.86%) Network Security
13 100 (19.49%) VLAN
13 100 (19.49%) VPLS
14 95 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
15 94 (18.32%) Cisco Nexus
16 93 (18.13%) Ethernet
16 93 (18.13%) IPsec
17 89 (17.35%) DNS
18 82 (15.98%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.78%) MySQL
1 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (0.78%) MariaDB
2 3 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.78%) Emacs
3 3 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 155 (30.21%) Finance
2 130 (25.34%) Telecoms
3 48 (9.36%) Banking
4 23 (4.48%) Retail
5 16 (3.12%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.34%) Back Office
7 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.97%) Publishing
8 5 (0.97%) Games
8 5 (0.97%) German Language
9 4 (0.78%) Billing
9 4 (0.78%) French Language
9 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Law
10 2 (0.39%) International Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 339 (66.08%) Network Engineer
2 98 (19.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 47 (9.16%) Architect
4 41 (7.99%) Network Architect
5 35 (6.82%) Security Engineer
6 32 (6.24%) Network Security Engineer
7 31 (6.04%) Cisco Engineer
8 24 (4.68%) Senior Network Architect
8 24 (4.68%) Analyst
8 24 (4.68%) Senior Architect
9 22 (4.29%) Network Team Leader
9 22 (4.29%) Network Analyst
9 22 (4.29%) Team Leader
9 22 (4.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 20 (3.90%) Network Support
10 20 (3.90%) Senior Security Engineer
11 19 (3.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 15 (2.92%) Lead Network Engineer
13 14 (2.73%) Voice Engineer
14 13 (2.53%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.14%) SOAP
2 7 (1.36%) XMPP
3 1 (0.19%) MDX
3 1 (0.19%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.85%) Computer Science
3 10 (1.95%) Hedge funds
4 9 (1.75%) Clustering
5 7 (1.36%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.36%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.36%) Derivative
6 6 (1.17%) Equities
6 6 (1.17%) IVR
7 3 (0.58%) AVVID
7 3 (0.58%) Statistics
7 3 (0.58%) PKI
8 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.39%) e-Health
8 2 (0.39%) SecurID
9 1 (0.19%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.19%) Open Source
9 1 (0.19%) Wiki
9 1 (0.19%) IPTV
9 1 (0.19%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 110 (21.44%) Linux
2 64 (12.48%) Windows
3 44 (8.58%) UNIX
4 29 (5.65%) Solaris
5 18 (3.51%) CentOS
6 10 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.56%) Debian
8 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.78%) OpenBSD
9 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.78%) FreeBSD
9 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (19.49%) Network Design
2 56 (10.92%) ITIL
3 54 (10.53%) Network Management
4 49 (9.55%) Project Management
5 48 (9.36%) Low Latency
6 45 (8.77%) Load Balancing
7 42 (8.19%) Network Monitoring
8 41 (7.99%) Network Architecture
9 30 (5.85%) Change Management
10 20 (3.90%) Service Management
10 20 (3.90%) Capacity Management
11 19 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (3.51%) BCP
13 15 (2.92%) Asset Management
14 13 (2.53%) Data Analysis
14 13 (2.53%) Use Case
15 12 (2.34%) Change Control
15 12 (2.34%) Migration
15 12 (2.34%) Business Continuity
15 12 (2.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.26%) Perl
2 13 (2.53%) PHP
2 13 (2.53%) Bash Shell
3 12 (2.34%) PowerShell
4 11 (2.14%) Python
5 9 (1.75%) SQL
6 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.78%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.19%) C
7 1 (0.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 338 (65.89%) Cisco Certification
2 263 (51.27%) CCNP
3 113 (22.03%) CCNA
4 112 (21.83%) CCIE
5 85 (16.57%) Degree
6 42 (8.19%) CCDP
7 25 (4.87%) JNCIE
8 20 (3.90%) CCIP
9 18 (3.51%) Security Cleared
10 17 (3.31%) CCSE
10 17 (3.31%) CCSA
11 16 (3.12%) HND
12 15 (2.92%) JNCIS
13 14 (2.73%) JNCIP
13 14 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (2.34%) SC Cleared
15 10 (1.95%) CCVP
16 9 (1.75%) RHCE
16 9 (1.75%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.90%) SLA
2 14 (2.73%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 26 (5.07%) vSphere
2 24 (4.68%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.78%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (0.78%) Varnish
7 3 (0.58%) Squid
8 2 (0.39%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) UAG
9 1 (0.19%) NFS
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (4.87%) CiscoWorks
2 23 (4.48%) Nagios
3 20 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 18 (3.51%) Cacti
5 15 (2.92%) OpenView
5 15 (2.92%) Cisco Prime
6 11 (2.14%) HP NNM
7 8 (1.56%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (1.36%) SCOM
9 4 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (0.78%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.78%) Ansible
10 3 (0.58%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.58%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.39%) WSUS
12 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
12 1 (0.19%) SCCM
12 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 465 (90.64%) Cisco
2 250 (48.73%) Juniper
3 140 (27.29%) CheckPoint
4 119 (23.20%) F5
5 61 (11.89%) Microsoft
6 56 (10.92%) Aruba
7 55 (10.72%) HP
8 52 (10.14%) VMware
9 48 (9.36%) Fortinet
10 43 (8.38%) SolarWinds
11 39 (7.60%) Brocade
12 35 (6.82%) Riverbed
13 30 (5.85%) Avaya
13 30 (5.85%) Nortel
14 28 (5.46%) Dell
15 27 (5.26%) Citrix
16 21 (4.09%) Red Hat
17 18 (3.51%) Nokia
18 15 (2.92%) Blue Coat
19 11 (2.14%) Fujitsu
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £53,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Plc - London Metropolitan University
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Forman IT
Salary: BENS + BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% car allowance + corporate bene
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Selecture
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
North London
London Metropolitan University
Salary: £39,453 - 45,474 per year
Posted: 26 days ago