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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 342 342 382
Rank change year-on-year
0 +40
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 294 368 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.84% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.01% 5.23% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 261 319 260
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,649 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
5869 7031 7845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.46% 16.00% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5017 6008 6462
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 26 £52,500 -14.28% 5
Hounslow +15 12 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 9 £52,500 - 1
Croydon +5 8 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Brentford - 5 £65,000 -
Chiswick - 4 £50,000 -
Chessington - 2 - -
Sidcup - 1 £53,500 -
Westminster - 1 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £53,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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.

1 471 (89.71%) BGP
2 450 (85.71%) Cisco
3 348 (66.29%) Firewall
4 328 (62.48%) Cisco Certification
5 316 (60.19%) MPLS
6 275 (52.38%) VPN
7 274 (52.19%) CCNP
8 247 (47.05%) WAN
9 237 (45.14%) EIGRP
10 234 (44.57%) LAN
11 205 (39.05%) Juniper
12 178 (33.90%) Wireless
13 167 (31.81%) CheckPoint
14 160 (30.48%) Data Centre
15 155 (29.52%) Cisco ASA
16 152 (28.95%) TCP/IP
17 148 (28.19%) DNS
18 138 (26.29%) F5
19 129 (24.57%) Network Security
20 128 (24.38%) Cisco Nexus
20 128 (24.38%) CCNA
21 111 (21.14%) HSRP
22 107 (20.38%) Palo Alto
23 103 (19.62%) VLAN
24 102 (19.43%) Multicast
25 97 (18.48%) Finance
25 97 (18.48%) ITIL
26 94 (17.90%) Network Design
27 90 (17.14%) Linux
28 88 (16.76%) Spanning Tree

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 19 (3.62%) IIS
2 15 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 13 (2.48%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.57%) Apache
5 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.81%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.29%) MS Office
4 5 (0.95%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.48%) IaaS
2 12 (2.29%) Office 365
3 8 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 471 (89.71%) BGP
2 348 (66.29%) Firewall
3 316 (60.19%) MPLS
4 275 (52.38%) VPN
5 247 (47.05%) WAN
6 237 (45.14%) EIGRP
7 234 (44.57%) LAN
8 178 (33.90%) Wireless
9 155 (29.52%) Cisco ASA
10 152 (28.95%) TCP/IP
11 148 (28.19%) DNS
12 129 (24.57%) Network Security
13 128 (24.38%) Cisco Nexus
14 111 (21.14%) HSRP
15 103 (19.62%) VLAN
16 102 (19.43%) Multicast
17 88 (16.76%) Spanning Tree
18 83 (15.81%) DHCP
19 75 (14.29%) IPsec
19 75 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.76%) MySQL
2 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 13 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.76%) Subversion
5 2 (0.38%) Metasploit
General
1 97 (18.48%) Finance
2 83 (15.81%) Telecoms
3 56 (10.67%) Banking
4 20 (3.81%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.10%) Retail
6 7 (1.33%) Legal
7 6 (1.14%) Billing
8 5 (0.95%) Games
8 5 (0.95%) Law
8 5 (0.95%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.57%) Advertising
9 3 (0.57%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Back Office
10 2 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.19%) Malay Language
11 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.19%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 327 (62.29%) Network Engineer
2 118 (22.48%) Cisco Engineer
3 115 (21.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 92 (17.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 72 (13.71%) Network Support
6 62 (11.81%) Support Engineer
7 56 (10.67%) Network Support Engineer
8 46 (8.76%) Juniper Engineer
9 36 (6.86%) Analyst
10 34 (6.48%) Network Analyst
11 32 (6.10%) Administrator
12 30 (5.71%) Cisco Support
13 29 (5.52%) Systems Engineer
13 29 (5.52%) Team Leader
14 28 (5.33%) Network Team Leader
15 23 (4.38%) Data Network Engineer
15 23 (4.38%) Network Systems Engineer
15 23 (4.38%) Security Engineer
15 23 (4.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 23 (4.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.62%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.71%) XMPP
3 4 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.57%) JSON
4 3 (0.57%) LAMP
4 3 (0.57%) REST
5 2 (0.38%) Django
5 2 (0.38%) HTML
5 2 (0.38%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.38%) RFC 2544
5 2 (0.38%) XML
6 1 (0.19%) CSS
6 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 160 (30.48%) Data Centre
2 52 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 18 (3.43%) Clustering
5 17 (3.24%) IPTV
5 17 (3.24%) Over-the-Top Content
6 15 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (2.48%) Hedge funds
7 13 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.52%) Replication
9 7 (1.33%) CMDB
10 6 (1.14%) Streaming Video
11 5 (0.95%) HP StoreVirtual
11 5 (0.95%) iPhone
11 5 (0.95%) IVR
11 5 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (0.95%) Statistics
11 5 (0.95%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.76%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 90 (17.14%) Linux
2 79 (15.05%) Windows
3 44 (8.38%) Unix
4 42 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.52%) Debian
7 7 (1.33%) Solaris
7 7 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.14%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.95%) Android
9 5 (0.95%) CatOS
9 5 (0.95%) CentOS
9 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.57%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (18.48%) ITIL
2 94 (17.90%) Network Design
3 68 (12.95%) Load Balancing
4 42 (8.00%) Network Management
5 41 (7.81%) Network Architecture
6 40 (7.62%) High Availability
6 40 (7.62%) Network Monitoring
7 35 (6.67%) Change Management
8 32 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (6.10%) Kalman Filter
9 30 (5.71%) Business Continuity
9 30 (5.71%) Configuration Management
10 28 (5.33%) DDoS Mitigation
11 25 (4.76%) Project Management
12 24 (4.57%) Low Latency
13 23 (4.38%) Web Filtering
14 21 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
15 18 (3.43%) Change Control
15 18 (3.43%) Information Security
16 17 (3.24%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.43%) Python
2 38 (7.24%) Bash Shell
3 27 (5.14%) Perl
4 9 (1.71%) Lisp
5 8 (1.52%) Ruby
6 6 (1.14%) C
6 6 (1.14%) PHP
6 6 (1.14%) SQL
7 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.57%) Java
9 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.19%) Korn
9 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 328 (62.48%) Cisco Certification
2 274 (52.19%) CCNP
3 128 (24.38%) CCNA
4 62 (11.81%) CCIE
5 58 (11.05%) Degree
6 37 (7.05%) CCSE
7 35 (6.67%) CCSP
8 27 (5.14%) JNCIS
9 26 (4.95%) JNCIA
10 24 (4.57%) CCDP
11 21 (4.00%) CCSA
12 16 (3.05%) JNCIP
13 14 (2.67%) CCVP
14 13 (2.48%) CCDA
15 12 (2.29%) CISSP
16 11 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.90%) CCMSE
18 9 (1.71%) CCIP
18 9 (1.71%) Security Cleared
19 8 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.43%) SLA
2 14 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.33%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 45 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.43%) vSphere
4 12 (2.29%) NFS
5 9 (1.71%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.33%) iptables
7 7 (1.33%) vCloud
7 7 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.95%) Firmware
9 5 (0.95%) VMFS
10 3 (0.57%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.57%) KVM
10 3 (0.57%) Snort
11 1 (0.19%) Ceph
11 1 (0.19%) Docker
11 1 (0.19%) pfSense
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 26 (4.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (4.76%) Puppet
3 23 (4.38%) Nagios
4 22 (4.19%) Ansible
5 17 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
7 12 (2.29%) FortiGate
8 11 (2.10%) Cisco UCCX
9 10 (1.90%) Cacti
10 8 (1.52%) vRealize
11 7 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
12 6 (1.14%) Endace
13 5 (0.95%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.95%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.95%) SnapMirror
13 5 (0.95%) SnapVault
13 5 (0.95%) vMotion
14 4 (0.76%) Nessus
14 4 (0.76%) SCCM
14 4 (0.76%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 450 (85.71%) Cisco
2 205 (39.05%) Juniper
3 167 (31.81%) CheckPoint
4 138 (26.29%) F5
5 107 (20.38%) Palo Alto
6 71 (13.52%) VMware
7 56 (10.67%) Microsoft
8 47 (8.95%) Riverbed
9 40 (7.62%) Citrix
10 32 (6.10%) SolarWinds
11 26 (4.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 25 (4.76%) Meraki
13 23 (4.38%) Fortinet
13 23 (4.38%) HP
14 20 (3.81%) Aruba
14 20 (3.81%) Red Hat
15 17 (3.24%) Forcepoint
16 16 (3.05%) Brocade
16 16 (3.05%) SevOne
17 15 (2.86%) Akamai
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-65k base + excel
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5% shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater London
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 32000 Per Annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago