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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 304 393 337
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -56
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 384 262 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.86% 0.56% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.42% 3.39% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 341 231 277
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
7083 7737 7187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.87% 16.65% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6063 6385 6012
Average salary £51,400 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 31 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 +25 91 £57,500 -0.86% 7
Kingston Upon Thames +14 10 £33,649 -3.86% 1
Croydon - 3 £52,500 -
Hounslow +6 1 £52,500 +6.06%
Isleworth - 1 £39,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £70,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £39,500 -
Feltham - 1 £50,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 610 (90.37%) Cisco
2 606 (89.78%) BGP
3 505 (74.81%) Firewall
4 459 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
5 338 (50.07%) MPLS
6 325 (48.15%) CCNP
7 307 (45.48%) VPN
8 284 (42.07%) WAN
9 283 (41.93%) Juniper
10 277 (41.04%) LAN
11 271 (40.15%) EIGRP
12 263 (38.96%) Cisco ASA
13 230 (34.07%) Cisco Nexus
14 214 (31.70%) F5
15 211 (31.26%) Data Centre
16 195 (28.89%) CheckPoint
17 188 (27.85%) CCNA
18 182 (26.96%) TCP/IP
19 171 (25.33%) IPsec
20 163 (24.15%) CCIE
21 161 (23.85%) DNS
21 161 (23.85%) Network Security
22 148 (21.93%) Network Design
23 147 (21.78%) Finance
24 146 (21.63%) Wireless
25 143 (21.19%) Windows
25 143 (21.19%) Linux
26 130 (19.26%) HSRP
27 129 (19.11%) VLAN
28 126 (18.67%) Telecoms

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 25 (3.70%) Apache
2 21 (3.11%) MS Exchange
3 20 (2.96%) Lync
4 14 (2.07%) nginx
4 14 (2.07%) Confluence
4 14 (2.07%) MediaWiki
5 10 (1.48%) MTS
5 10 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.30%) IIS
8 2 (0.30%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (5.63%) MS Visio
2 29 (4.30%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.96%) MS Office
4 5 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Summit
2 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.59%) Mimecast
2 3 (0.44%) IaaS
2 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 606 (89.78%) BGP
2 505 (74.81%) Firewall
3 338 (50.07%) MPLS
4 307 (45.48%) VPN
5 284 (42.07%) WAN
6 277 (41.04%) LAN
7 271 (40.15%) EIGRP
8 263 (38.96%) Cisco ASA
9 230 (34.07%) Cisco Nexus
10 182 (26.96%) TCP/IP
11 171 (25.33%) IPsec
12 161 (23.85%) DNS
12 161 (23.85%) Network Security
13 146 (21.63%) Wireless
14 130 (19.26%) HSRP
15 129 (19.11%) VLAN
16 122 (18.07%) VoIP
17 117 (17.33%) Cisco IOS
18 92 (13.63%) SNMP
19 80 (11.85%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.85%) MySQL
2 14 (2.07%) Relational Database
2 14 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (1.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.15%) Big Data
4 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (2.96%) Git (software)
1 20 (2.96%) Subversion
2 14 (2.07%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.07%) Hudson
2 14 (2.07%) JIRA
3 4 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 147 (21.78%) Finance
2 126 (18.67%) Telecoms
3 96 (14.22%) Banking
4 26 (3.85%) Retail
5 23 (3.41%) Marketing
6 22 (3.26%) Games
7 17 (2.52%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.37%) French Language
9 14 (2.07%) German Language
9 14 (2.07%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.93%) Online Betting
11 11 (1.63%) Legal
12 9 (1.33%) Advertising
13 8 (1.19%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.59%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.44%) Electronics
15 3 (0.44%) Back Office
15 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
17 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 407 (60.30%) Network Engineer
2 124 (18.37%) Senior Network Engineer
3 63 (9.33%) Consultant
4 47 (6.96%) Cisco Engineer
5 46 (6.81%) Network Support
5 46 (6.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 41 (6.07%) Support Engineer
7 38 (5.63%) Network Consultant
8 33 (4.89%) Security Engineer
9 32 (4.74%) Senior Consultant
10 31 (4.59%) Implementation Engineer
10 31 (4.59%) Network Support Engineer
11 28 (4.15%) Architect
12 27 (4.00%) Analyst
13 26 (3.85%) Network Analyst
13 26 (3.85%) Network Implementation Engineer
14 25 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
15 24 (3.56%) Network Architect
16 21 (3.11%) Network Design Engineer
16 21 (3.11%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.07%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.48%) LAMP
2 10 (1.48%) XMPP
3 5 (0.74%) HTML
3 5 (0.74%) SOAP
4 4 (0.59%) XML
4 4 (0.59%) CORBA
4 4 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.44%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.15%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.15%) ISPF
6 1 (0.15%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 211 (31.26%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 18 (2.67%) Online Games
6 15 (2.22%) User Experience
7 14 (2.07%) Wiki
7 14 (2.07%) IPTV
8 12 (1.78%) Eurex
8 12 (1.78%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.63%) Online Banking
10 10 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.89%) Derivative
12 5 (0.74%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.59%) Handset
13 4 (0.59%) Tandem
13 4 (0.59%) NHS
14 3 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 143 (21.19%) Windows
1 143 (21.19%) Linux
2 51 (7.56%) UNIX
3 28 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (3.70%) Solaris
5 24 (3.56%) CentOS
6 14 (2.07%) Debian
6 14 (2.07%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (21.93%) Network Design
2 100 (14.81%) ITIL
3 84 (12.44%) Load Balancing
4 59 (8.74%) Project Management
5 57 (8.44%) Network Monitoring
6 54 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 54 (8.00%) Network Management
7 44 (6.52%) Mentoring
8 43 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 42 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
10 38 (5.63%) Migration
11 37 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
12 36 (5.33%) Change Management
13 29 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
14 26 (3.85%) Incident Management
15 24 (3.56%) Problem Management
16 22 (3.26%) E-Commerce
17 20 (2.96%) DevOps
18 19 (2.81%) WAN Optimisation
18 19 (2.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 47 (6.96%) Perl
2 43 (6.37%) Bash Shell
3 42 (6.22%) Python
4 35 (5.19%) Ruby
5 24 (3.56%) SQL
5 24 (3.56%) PowerShell
6 19 (2.81%) Java
7 17 (2.52%) C
8 15 (2.22%) PHP
9 9 (1.33%) Tcl
10 5 (0.74%) VB
11 1 (0.15%) R
11 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 459 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 325 (48.15%) CCNP
3 188 (27.85%) CCNA
4 163 (24.15%) CCIE
5 53 (7.85%) Degree
6 44 (6.52%) Security Cleared
7 41 (6.07%) CCSA
8 40 (5.93%) CCDP
9 31 (4.59%) CCIP
10 29 (4.30%) SC Cleared
11 23 (3.41%) CCSE
12 19 (2.81%) JNCIP
13 18 (2.67%) JNCIE
14 15 (2.22%) CCSP
15 13 (1.93%) JNCIA
15 13 (1.93%) Check Point Certification
16 12 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (1.63%) DV Cleared
18 7 (1.04%) CCDA
19 6 (0.89%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.59%) SLA
2 12 (1.78%) COBIT
3 9 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.74%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 82 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (6.07%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.96%) iptables
4 14 (2.07%) Samba
4 14 (2.07%) Postfix
4 14 (2.07%) XenServer
5 10 (1.48%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.33%) Xen
6 9 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.33%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.59%) vSphere
7 4 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.44%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.44%) Firmware
9 1 (0.15%) Snort
9 1 (0.15%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (0.15%) XenApp
9 1 (0.15%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 39 (5.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 30 (4.44%) ZABBIX
3 29 (4.30%) SolarWinds Orion
4 26 (3.85%) Puppet
5 23 (3.41%) Nagios
6 20 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (2.81%) Cisco UCCX
8 15 (2.22%) Cacti
8 15 (2.22%) OpenView
8 15 (2.22%) Ansible
9 13 (1.93%) FortiGate
9 13 (1.93%) CiscoWorks
10 10 (1.48%) Salt
11 7 (1.04%) SELinux
12 6 (0.89%) yum
13 5 (0.74%) HP NNM
13 5 (0.74%) Graphite
14 3 (0.44%) Iperf
15 2 (0.30%) vMotion
15 2 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 610 (90.37%) Cisco
2 283 (41.93%) Juniper
3 214 (31.70%) F5
4 195 (28.89%) CheckPoint
5 97 (14.37%) VMware
6 63 (9.33%) Fortinet
7 52 (7.70%) HP
8 51 (7.56%) Microsoft
9 50 (7.41%) Riverbed
10 45 (6.67%) SolarWinds
11 35 (5.19%) Bloomberg
12 30 (4.44%) Red Hat
13 27 (4.00%) Dell
14 25 (3.70%) Aruba
14 25 (3.70%) Citrix
15 22 (3.26%) Mitel
16 21 (3.11%) Infoblox
17 20 (2.96%) Reuters
18 18 (2.67%) Radianz
19 17 (2.52%) Blue Coat
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £34 - £37 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £31,804 - 35,494 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago