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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 322 404 335
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -69
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 350 235 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.55% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 3.47% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 297 193 250
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
7413 6764 8400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.62% 15.72% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6197 5463 7034
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +59 130 £55,000 - 12
Uxbridge - 4 £52,500 -
Bromley - 3 £35,000 -
Greenwich -15 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 £57,500 -
Canary Wharf +16 1 - -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 604 (91.79%) Cisco
2 585 (88.91%) BGP
3 499 (75.84%) Cisco Certification
4 478 (72.64%) Firewall
5 388 (58.97%) CCNP
6 357 (54.26%) VPN
7 336 (51.06%) MPLS
8 318 (48.33%) EIGRP
9 308 (46.81%) WAN
10 278 (42.25%) LAN
10 278 (42.25%) Cisco ASA
11 255 (38.75%) Juniper
12 227 (34.50%) CCNA
13 219 (33.28%) CheckPoint
14 199 (30.24%) Finance
15 195 (29.64%) Wireless
16 179 (27.20%) F5
17 171 (25.99%) Cisco Nexus
18 161 (24.47%) IPsec
18 161 (24.47%) Linux
19 152 (23.10%) TCP/IP
20 145 (22.04%) VLAN
21 140 (21.28%) Network Security
22 136 (20.67%) Telecoms
22 136 (20.67%) HSRP
23 135 (20.52%) ITIL
24 131 (19.91%) DNS
25 130 (19.76%) Network Design
26 127 (19.30%) Cisco IOS
27 117 (17.78%) Windows

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (6.08%) Lync
2 17 (2.58%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.37%) Apache
3 9 (1.37%) nginx
4 8 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (0.91%) Confluence
6 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.61%) IIS
7 4 (0.61%) MediaWiki
7 4 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.46%) Zope
8 3 (0.46%) Plone
8 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.46%) ejabberd
9 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (5.93%) MS Excel
1 39 (5.93%) MS Visio
2 22 (3.34%) MS Office
3 5 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.52%) IaaS
2 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.46%) SaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 585 (88.91%) BGP
2 478 (72.64%) Firewall
3 357 (54.26%) VPN
4 336 (51.06%) MPLS
5 318 (48.33%) EIGRP
6 308 (46.81%) WAN
7 278 (42.25%) LAN
7 278 (42.25%) Cisco ASA
8 195 (29.64%) Wireless
9 171 (25.99%) Cisco Nexus
10 161 (24.47%) IPsec
11 152 (23.10%) TCP/IP
12 145 (22.04%) VLAN
13 140 (21.28%) Network Security
14 136 (20.67%) HSRP
15 131 (19.91%) DNS
16 127 (19.30%) Cisco IOS
17 109 (16.57%) SSL
18 99 (15.05%) VRRP
19 89 (13.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.67%) MySQL
2 9 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (0.61%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.46%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.52%) Hudson
1 10 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.22%) JIRA
3 6 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.61%) Subversion
5 3 (0.46%) Emacs
General
1 199 (30.24%) Finance
2 136 (20.67%) Telecoms
3 45 (6.84%) Banking
4 21 (3.19%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.43%) Retail
6 15 (2.28%) Back Office
7 14 (2.13%) Marketing
8 11 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.52%) French Language
9 10 (1.52%) German Language
10 8 (1.22%) Games
10 8 (1.22%) Electronics
10 8 (1.22%) Legal
10 8 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.91%) Japanese Language
12 5 (0.76%) Advertising
12 5 (0.76%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.76%) Billing
13 3 (0.46%) International Banking
13 3 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 406 (61.70%) Network Engineer
2 105 (15.96%) Senior Network Engineer
3 49 (7.45%) Consultant
4 40 (6.08%) Support Engineer
4 40 (6.08%) Security Engineer
5 37 (5.62%) Cisco Engineer
5 37 (5.62%) Network Support
6 35 (5.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 34 (5.17%) Analyst
8 32 (4.86%) Network Analyst
9 30 (4.56%) Network Security Engineer
10 29 (4.41%) Team Leader
11 28 (4.26%) Network Team Leader
12 23 (3.50%) Network Support Engineer
12 23 (3.50%) Architect
13 22 (3.34%) Senior Consultant
13 22 (3.34%) Design Engineer
14 18 (2.74%) Network Manager
14 18 (2.74%) Implementation Engineer
15 17 (2.58%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.04%) XMPP
2 7 (1.06%) SOAP
3 6 (0.91%) Silverlight
4 5 (0.76%) HTML
5 3 (0.46%) XML
6 2 (0.30%) LAMP
7 1 (0.15%) CORBA
7 1 (0.15%) RESTful
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.34%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.19%) Client/Server
4 21 (3.19%) Derivative
4 21 (3.19%) Hedge funds
5 16 (2.43%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (1.52%) AVVID
7 8 (1.22%) DTV
7 8 (1.22%) Equities
7 8 (1.22%) IVR
7 8 (1.22%) Over-the-Top Content
8 7 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.91%) CLARiiON
9 6 (0.91%) Statistics
9 6 (0.91%) IPTV
9 6 (0.91%) Wiki
10 5 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.76%) Clustering
11 4 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 161 (24.47%) Linux
2 117 (17.78%) Windows
3 65 (9.88%) UNIX
4 27 (4.10%) Solaris
5 26 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (3.34%) CentOS
7 15 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.52%) Debian
8 10 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.06%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.46%) OpenBSD
13 3 (0.46%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.30%) AIX
14 2 (0.30%) HPUX
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (20.52%) ITIL
2 130 (19.76%) Network Design
3 81 (12.31%) Network Monitoring
4 76 (11.55%) Load Balancing
5 59 (8.97%) Project Management
6 58 (8.81%) Network Management
7 41 (6.23%) Kalman Filter
8 37 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
9 33 (5.02%) Service Management
9 33 (5.02%) Change Management
10 32 (4.86%) Service Delivery
11 30 (4.56%) Network Load Balancing
12 28 (4.26%) Low Latency
13 22 (3.34%) Change Control
14 20 (3.04%) Migration
15 19 (2.89%) Content Management
15 19 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (2.89%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (2.58%) ITSM
16 17 (2.58%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.69%) Python
2 42 (6.38%) Perl
3 27 (4.10%) Bash Shell
4 20 (3.04%) PHP
5 15 (2.28%) Ruby
6 14 (2.13%) C
7 13 (1.98%) PowerShell
8 11 (1.67%) SQL
9 10 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.91%) Tcl
11 4 (0.61%) Java
12 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 499 (75.84%) Cisco Certification
2 388 (58.97%) CCNP
3 227 (34.50%) CCNA
4 104 (15.81%) CCIE
5 86 (13.07%) Degree
6 46 (6.99%) CCDP
7 45 (6.84%) CCSA
8 22 (3.34%) CCSP
9 20 (3.04%) JNCIA
10 19 (2.89%) CCDA
11 18 (2.74%) CCVP
11 18 (2.74%) CCSE
11 18 (2.74%) Security Cleared
12 16 (2.43%) CCIP
13 15 (2.28%) JNCIS
13 15 (2.28%) RHCE
14 13 (1.98%) JNCIP
15 11 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (1.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (9.57%) SLA
2 21 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.76%) QA
5 4 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 61 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.67%) vSphere
4 11 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.37%) XenApp
6 6 (0.91%) Postfix
7 4 (0.61%) XenServer
7 4 (0.61%) Firmware
7 4 (0.61%) Snort
7 4 (0.61%) Samba
7 4 (0.61%) Docker
8 3 (0.46%) Ceph
8 3 (0.46%) SpamAssassin
8 3 (0.46%) Varnish
9 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 45 (6.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 41 (6.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 38 (5.78%) CiscoWorks
4 31 (4.71%) Cacti
5 26 (3.95%) Nagios
6 25 (3.80%) FortiGate
7 21 (3.19%) OpenView
8 19 (2.89%) SCOM
9 18 (2.74%) Cisco Prime
10 17 (2.58%) OPNET
11 11 (1.67%) Ansible
12 9 (1.37%) SELinux
12 9 (1.37%) Puppet
12 9 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
14 5 (0.76%) Graphite
15 4 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
15 4 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
15 4 (0.61%) ZABBIX
16 3 (0.46%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 604 (91.79%) Cisco
2 255 (38.75%) Juniper
3 219 (33.28%) CheckPoint
4 179 (27.20%) F5
5 104 (15.81%) SolarWinds
6 97 (14.74%) Microsoft
7 94 (14.29%) VMware
8 77 (11.70%) Riverbed
9 70 (10.64%) HP
10 44 (6.69%) Fortinet
11 36 (5.47%) Citrix
12 34 (5.17%) Dell
13 33 (5.02%) Red Hat
14 32 (4.86%) Aruba
15 28 (4.26%) Nortel
16 26 (3.95%) Avaya
17 19 (2.89%) Blue Coat
18 17 (2.58%) Brocade
19 14 (2.13%) Nokia
20 12 (1.82%) Mitel
London
ITV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Base Salary + Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago