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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 328 417 318
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -99
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 357 248 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.52% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.18% 3.15% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 308 223 287
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £38,950
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
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
6897 7881 7584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.61% 16.37% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5852 6551 6227
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +30 91 £56,500 -2.58% 11
Kingston Upon Thames +11 7 £38,066 +8.75% 1
Bromley - 2 - -
Hounslow +15 1 £52,500 +6.06%
Isleworth - 1 £39,500 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £39,500 -
Croydon - 1 £65,000 -
Feltham - 1 £50,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 673 (91.56%) Cisco
2 658 (89.52%) BGP
3 553 (75.24%) Firewall
4 495 (67.35%) Cisco Certification
5 373 (50.75%) MPLS
6 356 (48.44%) CCNP
7 325 (44.22%) VPN
8 314 (42.72%) EIGRP
9 309 (42.04%) Juniper
10 302 (41.09%) WAN
11 297 (40.41%) Cisco ASA
12 296 (40.27%) LAN
13 255 (34.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 249 (33.88%) F5
15 231 (31.43%) Data Centre
16 221 (30.07%) CheckPoint
17 206 (28.03%) CCNA
18 196 (26.67%) IPsec
19 177 (24.08%) Finance
20 172 (23.40%) DNS
21 169 (22.99%) TCP/IP
22 168 (22.86%) Network Design
23 165 (22.45%) CCIE
24 162 (22.04%) Linux
24 162 (22.04%) Network Security
25 152 (20.68%) Wireless
26 150 (20.41%) Windows
27 146 (19.86%) VLAN
28 143 (19.46%) HSRP
29 138 (18.78%) Telecoms

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 27 (3.67%) Lync
2 24 (3.27%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.99%) Apache
4 16 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (1.77%) nginx
7 12 (1.63%) Confluence
7 12 (1.63%) MediaWiki
8 5 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.54%) MTS
9 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.41%) IIS
11 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.27%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (6.53%) MS Visio
2 27 (3.67%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.86%) MS Office
4 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) MS Project
5 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.68%) IaaS
2 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.41%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 658 (89.52%) BGP
2 553 (75.24%) Firewall
3 373 (50.75%) MPLS
4 325 (44.22%) VPN
5 314 (42.72%) EIGRP
6 302 (41.09%) WAN
7 297 (40.41%) Cisco ASA
8 296 (40.27%) LAN
9 255 (34.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 196 (26.67%) IPsec
11 172 (23.40%) DNS
12 169 (22.99%) TCP/IP
13 162 (22.04%) Network Security
14 152 (20.68%) Wireless
15 146 (19.86%) VLAN
16 143 (19.46%) HSRP
17 130 (17.69%) Cisco IOS
18 108 (14.69%) VoIP
19 102 (13.88%) SNMP
20 90 (12.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.13%) MySQL
2 13 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.18%) Subversion
3 13 (1.77%) JIRA
3 13 (1.77%) Hudson
3 13 (1.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 177 (24.08%) Finance
2 138 (18.78%) Telecoms
3 90 (12.24%) Banking
4 27 (3.67%) Retail
5 23 (3.13%) Games
5 23 (3.13%) Marketing
6 16 (2.18%) French Language
7 15 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.90%) Online Betting
9 13 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.77%) Legal
10 12 (1.63%) German Language
11 11 (1.50%) Advertising
12 9 (1.22%) Japanese Language
13 5 (0.68%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.68%) Back Office
14 4 (0.54%) Electronics
14 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
16 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 449 (61.09%) Network Engineer
2 131 (17.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 74 (10.07%) Consultant
4 51 (6.94%) Support Engineer
4 51 (6.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 51 (6.94%) Network Support
5 50 (6.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 40 (5.44%) Senior Consultant
7 37 (5.03%) Security Engineer
8 35 (4.76%) Network Consultant
8 35 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
9 34 (4.63%) Network Support Engineer
10 32 (4.35%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 31 (4.22%) Design Engineer
12 29 (3.95%) Network Security Engineer
12 29 (3.95%) Network Design Engineer
13 25 (3.40%) Analyst
13 25 (3.40%) Architect
14 24 (3.27%) Network Analyst
15 23 (3.13%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.58%) 802.1X
2 15 (2.04%) XMPP
3 9 (1.22%) HTML
4 8 (1.09%) LAMP
5 7 (0.95%) Silverlight
6 5 (0.68%) SOAP
6 5 (0.68%) XML
6 5 (0.68%) CORBA
7 4 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.14%) OLE
8 1 (0.14%) CSS
8 1 (0.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 231 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.59%) Online Games
6 18 (2.45%) Hedge funds
6 18 (2.45%) IPTV
7 17 (2.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 15 (2.04%) User Experience
9 13 (1.77%) Wiki
10 11 (1.50%) Derivative
10 11 (1.50%) Online Banking
11 10 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.95%) Over-the-Top Content
12 7 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.82%) Equities
14 5 (0.68%) Tandem
14 5 (0.68%) Eurex
14 5 (0.68%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 162 (22.04%) Linux
2 150 (20.41%) Windows
3 57 (7.76%) UNIX
4 31 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (3.95%) Solaris
6 23 (3.13%) CentOS
7 15 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.77%) Debian
8 13 (1.77%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (22.86%) Network Design
2 116 (15.78%) ITIL
3 91 (12.38%) Load Balancing
4 70 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 67 (9.12%) Network Monitoring
6 63 (8.57%) Project Management
7 53 (7.21%) Network Management
8 40 (5.44%) Mentoring
9 37 (5.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 37 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 37 (5.03%) Migration
10 35 (4.76%) Change Management
11 34 (4.63%) Capacity Planning
12 28 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
13 26 (3.54%) E-Commerce
14 25 (3.40%) Validation
15 23 (3.13%) Problem Management
16 22 (2.99%) Project Planning
17 20 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (2.72%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 51 (6.94%) Perl
2 50 (6.80%) Python
3 46 (6.26%) Bash Shell
4 35 (4.76%) Ruby
5 24 (3.27%) PowerShell
6 23 (3.13%) SQL
7 20 (2.72%) C
8 16 (2.18%) PHP
9 14 (1.90%) Java
10 12 (1.63%) Tcl
11 4 (0.54%) VB
12 1 (0.14%) R
12 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 495 (67.35%) Cisco Certification
2 356 (48.44%) CCNP
3 206 (28.03%) CCNA
4 165 (22.45%) CCIE
5 64 (8.71%) Degree
6 43 (5.85%) CCSA
7 40 (5.44%) CCDP
8 39 (5.31%) CCIP
8 39 (5.31%) Security Cleared
9 27 (3.67%) SC Cleared
10 22 (2.99%) JNCIP
10 22 (2.99%) CCSP
11 20 (2.72%) CCSE
12 18 (2.45%) JNCIE
13 12 (1.63%) JNCIA
14 11 (1.50%) CCDA
14 11 (1.50%) Check Point Certification
14 11 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.22%) DV Cleared
16 7 (0.95%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.80%) SLA
2 14 (1.90%) COBIT
3 10 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.41%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 89 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (5.58%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.18%) iptables
4 13 (1.77%) Postfix
5 12 (1.63%) XenServer
5 12 (1.63%) Samba
6 10 (1.36%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.36%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.95%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.95%) Xen
8 5 (0.68%) vSphere
9 4 (0.54%) Docker
10 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.41%) Firmware
11 2 (0.27%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.14%) Snort
12 1 (0.14%) XenApp
12 1 (0.14%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 42 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 36 (4.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 24 (3.27%) ZABBIX
3 24 (3.27%) Nagios
3 24 (3.27%) FortiGate
4 23 (3.13%) Puppet
4 23 (3.13%) Cacti
5 22 (2.99%) OpenView
6 21 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (2.59%) Cisco UCCX
8 15 (2.04%) Ansible
8 15 (2.04%) CiscoWorks
9 10 (1.36%) SELinux
10 8 (1.09%) Salt
11 6 (0.82%) Graphite
11 6 (0.82%) OPNET
12 5 (0.68%) HP NNM
13 4 (0.54%) yum
14 3 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
14 3 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 673 (91.56%) Cisco
2 309 (42.04%) Juniper
3 249 (33.88%) F5
4 221 (30.07%) CheckPoint
5 106 (14.42%) VMware
6 74 (10.07%) HP
7 70 (9.52%) Riverbed
8 61 (8.30%) Microsoft
9 56 (7.62%) Fortinet
10 54 (7.35%) SolarWinds
11 36 (4.90%) Dell
12 34 (4.63%) Citrix
13 33 (4.49%) Red Hat
14 32 (4.35%) Bloomberg
15 25 (3.40%) Mitel
16 22 (2.99%) Aruba
17 19 (2.59%) Avaya
18 18 (2.45%) IBM
18 18 (2.45%) Infoblox
19 16 (2.18%) Blue Coat
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + over time bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Fantastic Salary Offered + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ferrari Healy
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 4K shift + bonus + extensive Bene
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + £2,400 out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Additional benefits:- Private Medical/ Great Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CPS Group
Salary: £50k - 58k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £61000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago