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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 308 451 315
Rank change year-on-year
+143 -136
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 402 209 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.42% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 2.70% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 327 165 304
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +0.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £74,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
7837 7743 8695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.60% 15.68% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6538 6336 7160
Average salary £52,500 £49,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.59% -1.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +83 131 £55,000 - 10
Canary Wharf - 7 - -
Twickenham - 3 £60,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £52,500 -
Croydon +14 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £32,500 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 595 (92.39%) Cisco
2 565 (87.73%) BGP
3 481 (74.69%) Firewall
4 480 (74.53%) Cisco Certification
5 350 (54.35%) CCNP
6 324 (50.31%) VPN
7 322 (50.00%) MPLS
8 313 (48.60%) EIGRP
9 283 (43.94%) Cisco ASA
10 271 (42.08%) WAN
11 266 (41.30%) Juniper
12 251 (38.98%) LAN
13 220 (34.16%) CCNA
14 215 (33.39%) F5
15 196 (30.43%) CheckPoint
16 188 (29.19%) Finance
17 181 (28.11%) Cisco Nexus
18 176 (27.33%) IPsec
19 155 (24.07%) Wireless
20 150 (23.29%) Network Security
21 145 (22.52%) Network Design
22 143 (22.20%) Linux
23 139 (21.58%) ITIL
24 138 (21.43%) DNS
25 134 (20.81%) Cisco IOS
26 132 (20.50%) TCP/IP
27 125 (19.41%) VLAN
28 124 (19.25%) HSRP
29 121 (18.79%) Windows
30 116 (18.01%) Telecoms

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 37 (5.75%) Lync
2 21 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (1.55%) Apache
4 10 (1.55%) nginx
5 8 (1.24%) Confluence
5 8 (1.24%) MediaWiki
6 5 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.62%) IIS
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 39 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 34 (5.28%) MS Excel
3 23 (3.57%) MS Office
4 10 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.55%) IaaS
2 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 565 (87.73%) BGP
2 481 (74.69%) Firewall
3 324 (50.31%) VPN
4 322 (50.00%) MPLS
5 313 (48.60%) EIGRP
6 283 (43.94%) Cisco ASA
7 271 (42.08%) WAN
8 251 (38.98%) LAN
9 181 (28.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 176 (27.33%) IPsec
11 155 (24.07%) Wireless
12 150 (23.29%) Network Security
13 138 (21.43%) DNS
14 134 (20.81%) Cisco IOS
15 132 (20.50%) TCP/IP
16 125 (19.41%) VLAN
17 124 (19.25%) HSRP
18 109 (16.93%) SSL
19 92 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
20 88 (13.66%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.86%) MySQL
2 10 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (1.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.71%) Hudson
1 11 (1.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.55%) JIRA
2 10 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.24%) Subversion
General
1 188 (29.19%) Finance
2 116 (18.01%) Telecoms
3 42 (6.52%) Banking
4 18 (2.80%) Marketing
5 16 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.17%) Retail
7 11 (1.71%) Legal
8 10 (1.55%) Back Office
9 9 (1.40%) Electronics
9 9 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.24%) Games
11 6 (0.93%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.78%) Advertising
12 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.62%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.47%) French Language
15 2 (0.31%) Law
15 2 (0.31%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.31%) Portuguese Language
16 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 404 (62.73%) Network Engineer
2 101 (15.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 62 (9.63%) Consultant
4 50 (7.76%) Support Engineer
5 43 (6.68%) Security Engineer
6 38 (5.90%) Network Support
7 36 (5.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 36 (5.59%) Senior Consultant
8 35 (5.43%) Network Security Engineer
9 31 (4.81%) Design Engineer
9 31 (4.81%) Cisco Engineer
10 29 (4.50%) Network Support Engineer
11 26 (4.04%) Network Design Engineer
12 25 (3.88%) Implementation Engineer
13 23 (3.57%) Team Leader
14 22 (3.42%) Architect
15 21 (3.26%) Analyst
15 21 (3.26%) Network Implementation Engineer
16 20 (3.11%) Network Team Leader
16 20 (3.11%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.02%) XMPP
2 10 (1.55%) HTML
2 10 (1.55%) Silverlight
3 7 (1.09%) SOAP
3 7 (1.09%) XML
4 5 (0.78%) CORBA
4 5 (0.78%) LAMP
5 1 (0.16%) CSS
5 1 (0.16%) ISPF
5 1 (0.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.66%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.26%) Derivative
5 20 (3.11%) Client/Server
6 18 (2.80%) Hedge funds
7 12 (1.86%) Over-the-Top Content
8 11 (1.71%) IPTV
9 10 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (1.55%) Wiki
10 9 (1.40%) DTV
11 8 (1.24%) Equities
12 7 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.93%) CLARiiON
13 6 (0.93%) Online Games
13 6 (0.93%) Statistics
13 6 (0.93%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.78%) User Experience
14 5 (0.78%) Handset
14 5 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 143 (22.20%) Linux
2 121 (18.79%) Windows
3 66 (10.25%) UNIX
4 35 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.11%) Solaris
6 18 (2.80%) CentOS
7 13 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.55%) Debian
8 10 (1.55%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.09%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.93%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.62%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.62%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (22.52%) Network Design
2 139 (21.58%) ITIL
3 71 (11.02%) Network Monitoring
4 68 (10.56%) Load Balancing
5 59 (9.16%) Network Management
6 54 (8.39%) Project Management
7 53 (8.23%) Service Delivery
8 42 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
9 36 (5.59%) Capacity Planning
10 30 (4.66%) Network Load Balancing
11 28 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 28 (4.35%) Migration
12 25 (3.88%) Content Management
13 24 (3.73%) Project Planning
13 24 (3.73%) Low Latency
14 22 (3.42%) Validation
14 22 (3.42%) Change Management
15 20 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (2.95%) Service Management
17 17 (2.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (7.92%) Python
2 45 (6.99%) Perl
3 30 (4.66%) Bash Shell
4 22 (3.42%) Ruby
5 19 (2.95%) SQL
6 16 (2.48%) PHP
6 16 (2.48%) C
7 11 (1.71%) Tcl
8 10 (1.55%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.24%) Java
10 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 480 (74.53%) Cisco Certification
2 350 (54.35%) CCNP
3 220 (34.16%) CCNA
4 108 (16.77%) CCIE
5 73 (11.34%) Degree
6 38 (5.90%) CCSA
7 36 (5.59%) CCDP
8 25 (3.88%) JNCIA
9 23 (3.57%) CCSP
10 22 (3.42%) CCIP
11 19 (2.95%) JNCIP
12 18 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (2.64%) CCDA
14 15 (2.33%) CCSE
15 14 (2.17%) JNCIS
16 13 (2.02%) Security Cleared
17 10 (1.55%) Check Point Certification
18 9 (1.40%) JNCIE
18 9 (1.40%) SC Cleared
19 8 (1.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.09%) SLA
2 21 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.40%) COBIT
4 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 70 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (4.81%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.48%) iptables
4 13 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.55%) Postfix
6 8 (1.24%) Samba
6 8 (1.24%) XenServer
7 6 (0.93%) vSphere
7 6 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.78%) XenApp
9 4 (0.62%) Firmware
9 4 (0.62%) Docker
10 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.31%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.16%) Snort
11 1 (0.16%) NFS
11 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.16%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 42 (6.52%) SolarWinds Orion
2 30 (4.66%) FortiGate
3 27 (4.19%) Cacti
3 27 (4.19%) CiscoWorks
3 27 (4.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 23 (3.57%) Nagios
5 22 (3.42%) OpenView
6 17 (2.64%) OPNET
7 14 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
8 13 (2.02%) Puppet
9 12 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (1.40%) Graphite
10 9 (1.40%) SELinux
11 8 (1.24%) Ansible
11 8 (1.24%) SCOM
11 8 (1.24%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.78%) Salt
13 4 (0.62%) Cisco IPCC
13 4 (0.62%) Cisco UCCE
14 3 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 595 (92.39%) Cisco
2 266 (41.30%) Juniper
3 215 (33.39%) F5
4 196 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 94 (14.60%) SolarWinds
6 91 (14.13%) VMware
7 81 (12.58%) Microsoft
8 77 (11.96%) Riverbed
9 74 (11.49%) HP
10 44 (6.83%) Fortinet
11 39 (6.06%) Citrix
12 37 (5.75%) Dell
13 30 (4.66%) Red Hat
14 20 (3.11%) Aruba
15 17 (2.64%) Mitel
16 16 (2.48%) Nortel
16 16 (2.48%) Bloomberg
17 14 (2.17%) Brocade
18 13 (2.02%) Meraki
18 13 (2.02%) Symantec
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + 20% Allow + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Imperative People
Salary: £70000 - £72450 per annum + 8% bonus, full bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Overtime Pension Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Beneffits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 30 days holiday + Package
Posted: 16 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 45000-70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago