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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 410 395 517
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +122
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 231 301 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.69% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.52% 4.12% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 200 245 146
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
6557 7304 7841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.00% 16.64% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5638 6174 6491
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +38 70 £55,000 +15.78% 10
Uxbridge +7 2 £53,000 +0.95%
Bromley -1 2 £35,625 -
Croydon -7 2 £48,750 +39.28%
Hounslow - 2 £45,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £53,500 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 444 (89.34%) Cisco
2 442 (88.93%) BGP
3 339 (68.21%) Firewall
4 324 (65.19%) Cisco Certification
5 313 (62.98%) MPLS
6 290 (58.35%) CCNP
7 263 (52.92%) VPN
8 242 (48.69%) WAN
9 232 (46.68%) EIGRP
10 214 (43.06%) LAN
11 197 (39.64%) Juniper
12 183 (36.82%) Wireless
13 164 (33.00%) CheckPoint
14 150 (30.18%) Cisco ASA
15 140 (28.17%) F5
16 137 (27.57%) Network Security
16 137 (27.57%) Data Centre
17 136 (27.36%) Finance
18 125 (25.15%) VoIP
19 116 (23.34%) Cisco Nexus
20 113 (22.74%) TCP/IP
21 110 (22.13%) DNS
22 106 (21.33%) CCNA
23 104 (20.93%) HSRP
24 101 (20.32%) IPsec
25 99 (19.92%) Cisco IOS
26 94 (18.91%) VLAN
27 88 (17.71%) Load Balancing
27 88 (17.71%) Multicast
28 87 (17.51%) Palo Alto

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 34 (6.84%) Skype for Business
2 16 (3.22%) IIS
3 13 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.60%) Apache
7 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.61%) MS Office
2 8 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 13 (2.62%) Yammer
3 11 (2.21%) IaaS
4 7 (1.41%) Office 365
5 6 (1.21%) SaaS
6 4 (0.80%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 442 (88.93%) BGP
2 339 (68.21%) Firewall
3 313 (62.98%) MPLS
4 263 (52.92%) VPN
5 242 (48.69%) WAN
6 232 (46.68%) EIGRP
7 214 (43.06%) LAN
8 183 (36.82%) Wireless
9 150 (30.18%) Cisco ASA
10 137 (27.57%) Network Security
11 125 (25.15%) VoIP
12 116 (23.34%) Cisco Nexus
13 113 (22.74%) TCP/IP
14 110 (22.13%) DNS
15 104 (20.93%) HSRP
16 101 (20.32%) IPsec
17 99 (19.92%) Cisco IOS
18 94 (18.91%) VLAN
19 88 (17.71%) Multicast
20 86 (17.30%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.40%) MySQL
1 2 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.60%) Metasploit
General
1 136 (27.36%) Finance
2 85 (17.10%) Telecoms
3 58 (11.67%) Banking
4 21 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.01%) Legal
6 10 (2.01%) Retail
7 7 (1.41%) Online Betting
8 6 (1.21%) Billing
9 4 (0.80%) Law
9 4 (0.80%) Publishing
10 3 (0.60%) Advertising
10 3 (0.60%) Marketing
11 2 (0.40%) Games
11 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 319 (64.19%) Network Engineer
2 102 (20.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 77 (15.49%) Cisco Engineer
4 75 (15.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 69 (13.88%) Network Support
6 53 (10.66%) Network Security Engineer
6 53 (10.66%) Security Engineer
7 46 (9.26%) Support Engineer
8 44 (8.85%) Analyst
9 43 (8.65%) Data Network Engineer
10 42 (8.45%) Network Analyst
11 40 (8.05%) Network Support Engineer
12 33 (6.64%) Data Engineer
13 28 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
14 26 (5.23%) Consultant
14 26 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 25 (5.03%) Network Systems Engineer
16 24 (4.83%) Juniper Engineer
16 24 (4.83%) Network Manager
16 24 (4.83%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.46%) 802.1X
2 29 (5.84%) XMPP
3 5 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.20%) HTML
4 1 (0.20%) XML
4 1 (0.20%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 137 (27.57%) Data Centre
2 45 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 26 (5.23%) Over-the-Top Content
5 18 (3.62%) IPTV
6 14 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.62%) iPad
7 13 (2.62%) IVR
8 12 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.41%) HP StoreVirtual
10 7 (1.41%) iPhone
10 7 (1.41%) Replication
11 6 (1.21%) Streaming Video
12 5 (1.01%) Equities
12 5 (1.01%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.80%) Clustering
13 4 (0.80%) FMCG
13 4 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (15.90%) Windows
2 68 (13.68%) Linux
3 51 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 41 (8.25%) Unix
5 28 (5.63%) Android
6 14 (2.82%) CatOS
7 9 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.21%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.01%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.80%) Debian
12 3 (0.60%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.20%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (17.71%) Load Balancing
2 81 (16.30%) ITIL
3 71 (14.29%) Network Design
4 56 (11.27%) High Availability
5 50 (10.06%) Network Monitoring
6 33 (6.64%) Network Management
7 29 (5.84%) DDoS Mitigation
7 29 (5.84%) Low Latency
8 28 (5.63%) Change Management
9 26 (5.23%) WAN Optimisation
10 24 (4.83%) Project Management
11 22 (4.43%) Mentoring
12 21 (4.23%) Service Management
13 20 (4.02%) Network Architecture
13 20 (4.02%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (3.62%) Presales
16 17 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
16 17 (3.42%) Change Control
17 16 (3.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (8.65%) Python
2 32 (6.44%) Bash Shell
3 18 (3.62%) Perl
4 8 (1.61%) Ruby
5 7 (1.41%) Java
6 6 (1.21%) SQL
7 5 (1.01%) C
8 4 (0.80%) PHP
9 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.60%) VB
10 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 324 (65.19%) Cisco Certification
2 290 (58.35%) CCNP
3 106 (21.33%) CCNA
4 86 (17.30%) CCIE
5 45 (9.05%) Degree
6 37 (7.44%) CCSP
7 33 (6.64%) CCSE
7 33 (6.64%) CCVP
8 27 (5.43%) CCSA
9 23 (4.63%) CCDA
9 23 (4.63%) CCDP
10 18 (3.62%) JNCIP
11 17 (3.42%) JNCIE
12 16 (3.22%) JNCIA
12 16 (3.22%) JNCIS
13 11 (2.21%) SC Cleared
13 11 (2.21%) Security Cleared
14 10 (2.01%) CCIP
15 9 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.44%) SLA
2 19 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.21%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.01%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.40%) QA
8 1 (0.20%) DICOM
8 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 44 (8.85%) Active Directory
1 44 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.41%) XenApp
3 10 (2.01%) vSphere
4 8 (1.61%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.21%) vCloud
5 6 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.01%) VMFS
7 3 (0.60%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.60%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.40%) Firmware
8 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.20%) GPFS
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.20%) Openswan
9 1 (0.20%) Snort
9 1 (0.20%) Squid
9 1 (0.20%) Varnish
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (8.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (3.82%) FortiGate
3 18 (3.62%) SolarWinds Orion
4 17 (3.42%) Nagios
5 13 (2.62%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (1.61%) Graphite
8 7 (1.41%) vMotion
9 6 (1.21%) Cacti
10 5 (1.01%) Ansible
10 5 (1.01%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.01%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.01%) SnapMirror
10 5 (1.01%) SnapVault
11 4 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
12 3 (0.60%) Nessus
12 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.60%) Opsview
12 3 (0.60%) RSA enVision
12 3 (0.60%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 444 (89.34%) Cisco
2 197 (39.64%) Juniper
3 164 (33.00%) CheckPoint
4 140 (28.17%) F5
5 87 (17.51%) Palo Alto
6 60 (12.07%) VMware
7 54 (10.87%) Microsoft
8 53 (10.66%) SolarWinds
9 47 (9.46%) Citrix
10 44 (8.85%) HP
11 36 (7.24%) Riverbed
12 27 (5.43%) Fortinet
13 23 (4.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 23 (4.63%) Meraki
14 19 (3.82%) Blue Coat
14 19 (3.82%) Brocade
14 19 (3.82%) SevOne
15 16 (3.22%) Akamai
16 14 (2.82%) Avaya
17 12 (2.41%) Dell
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (home-working after probation)
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £130,000 per annum Salary is approx. 70-130k base + bo
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £46 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 24 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Quant Capital
Salary: £80,000 + bonus
Posted: 25 days ago