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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 412 401 494
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +93
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 224 284 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.64% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 3.95% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 195 242 188
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £32,500 £37,640
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
6375 7190 8136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.17% 16.09% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5502 6107 6690
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +36 60 £55,000 +15.78% 8
Hounslow +9 4 £45,000 -14.28%
Bromley 0 4 £33,750 -
Croydon -2 2 £48,750 +39.28%
Uxbridge - 2 £53,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £53,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £45,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 421 (89.96%) Cisco
2 415 (88.68%) BGP
3 325 (69.44%) Firewall
4 318 (67.95%) Cisco Certification
5 285 (60.90%) CCNP
6 284 (60.68%) MPLS
7 240 (51.28%) VPN
8 226 (48.29%) EIGRP
9 218 (46.58%) WAN
10 198 (42.31%) LAN
11 179 (38.25%) Juniper
12 178 (38.03%) CheckPoint
13 174 (37.18%) Wireless
14 152 (32.48%) Cisco ASA
15 130 (27.78%) F5
15 130 (27.78%) Data Centre
16 120 (25.64%) Finance
17 119 (25.43%) VoIP
17 119 (25.43%) Network Security
18 114 (24.36%) DNS
18 114 (24.36%) Cisco Nexus
19 105 (22.44%) CCNA
20 104 (22.22%) TCP/IP
21 100 (21.37%) HSRP
22 85 (18.16%) Multicast
22 85 (18.16%) Palo Alto
23 83 (17.74%) ITIL
23 83 (17.74%) VLAN
24 80 (17.09%) Load Balancing
24 80 (17.09%) Spanning Tree

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 30 (6.41%) Skype for Business
2 16 (3.42%) IIS
3 9 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.64%) Apache
8 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.35%) IaaS
3 10 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (1.92%) Yammer
5 7 (1.50%) Office 365
5 7 (1.50%) SaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 415 (88.68%) BGP
2 325 (69.44%) Firewall
3 284 (60.68%) MPLS
4 240 (51.28%) VPN
5 226 (48.29%) EIGRP
6 218 (46.58%) WAN
7 198 (42.31%) LAN
8 174 (37.18%) Wireless
9 152 (32.48%) Cisco ASA
10 119 (25.43%) Network Security
10 119 (25.43%) VoIP
11 114 (24.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 114 (24.36%) DNS
12 104 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 100 (21.37%) HSRP
14 85 (18.16%) Multicast
15 83 (17.74%) VLAN
16 80 (17.09%) Spanning Tree
17 76 (16.24%) IPsec
18 74 (15.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.43%) MySQL
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.64%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 120 (25.64%) Finance
2 70 (14.96%) Telecoms
3 54 (11.54%) Banking
4 18 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.56%) Retail
6 10 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.50%) Legal
8 6 (1.28%) Billing
8 6 (1.28%) Online Betting
9 5 (1.07%) Publishing
10 3 (0.64%) Advertising
10 3 (0.64%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 304 (64.96%) Network Engineer
2 87 (18.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 84 (17.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 82 (17.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 69 (14.74%) Network Support
6 53 (11.32%) Support Engineer
7 47 (10.04%) Network Support Engineer
8 46 (9.83%) Network Security Engineer
8 46 (9.83%) Security Engineer
9 44 (9.40%) Data Network Engineer
10 37 (7.91%) Analyst
11 35 (7.48%) Data Engineer
11 35 (7.48%) Network Analyst
12 33 (7.05%) Systems Engineer
13 30 (6.41%) Juniper Engineer
14 28 (5.98%) Network Systems Engineer
15 25 (5.34%) Cisco Support
16 23 (4.91%) Systems Support
16 23 (4.91%) Systems Support Engineer
17 22 (4.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.97%) 802.1X
2 23 (4.91%) XMPP
3 4 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.64%) HTML
4 3 (0.64%) JSON
4 3 (0.64%) REST
4 3 (0.64%) XML
5 2 (0.43%) Django
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 130 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 38 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 22 (4.70%) Over-the-Top Content
5 16 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.42%) IPTV
6 14 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.92%) iPad
8 8 (1.71%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.50%) Replication
10 6 (1.28%) iPhone
10 6 (1.28%) IVR
10 6 (1.28%) Streaming Video
10 6 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.07%) HP StoreVirtual
11 5 (1.07%) Statistics
11 5 (1.07%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.85%) Equities
12 4 (0.85%) FMCG
12 4 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.45%) Windows
2 59 (12.61%) Linux
3 48 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 40 (8.55%) Unix
5 22 (4.70%) Android
6 9 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.50%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.50%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.28%) CatOS
9 6 (1.28%) Debian
9 6 (1.28%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.64%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
13 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (17.74%) ITIL
2 80 (17.09%) Load Balancing
3 70 (14.96%) Network Design
4 52 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 50 (10.68%) High Availability
6 31 (6.62%) Network Management
7 25 (5.34%) Change Management
8 24 (5.13%) Low Latency
9 23 (4.91%) DDoS Mitigation
10 22 (4.70%) Network Architecture
11 21 (4.49%) Project Management
12 20 (4.27%) WAN Optimisation
13 19 (4.06%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (3.85%) Change Control
14 18 (3.85%) Service Delivery
15 15 (3.21%) HOOD
15 15 (3.21%) Service Management
15 15 (3.21%) SIEM
16 14 (2.99%) Mentoring
16 14 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (9.19%) Python
2 31 (6.62%) Bash Shell
3 20 (4.27%) Perl
4 8 (1.71%) Java
4 8 (1.71%) Ruby
5 7 (1.50%) SQL
6 6 (1.28%) PHP
7 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.64%) C
9 1 (0.21%) Korn
9 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.21%) Tcl
9 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 318 (67.95%) Cisco Certification
2 285 (60.90%) CCNP
3 105 (22.44%) CCNA
4 78 (16.67%) CCIE
5 46 (9.83%) Degree
6 39 (8.33%) CCSP
7 37 (7.91%) CCSE
8 30 (6.41%) CCVP
9 27 (5.77%) CCSA
10 22 (4.70%) CCDP
11 16 (3.42%) CCDA
11 16 (3.42%) JNCIA
12 15 (3.21%) JNCIP
13 14 (2.99%) JNCIE
14 11 (2.35%) CCIP
15 9 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.71%) CISSP
16 8 (1.71%) SC Cleared
16 8 (1.71%) Security Cleared
17 7 (1.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.91%) SLA
2 16 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.64%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.43%) QA
7 1 (0.21%) DICOM
7 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 43 (9.19%) Active Directory
2 42 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.35%) XenApp
4 10 (2.14%) vSphere
5 7 (1.50%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.28%) vCloud
6 6 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.07%) VMFS
8 3 (0.64%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.43%) Firmware
9 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.21%) NFS
10 1 (0.21%) Snort
10 1 (0.21%) Squid
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (7.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (4.27%) Nagios
3 18 (3.85%) FortiGate
4 16 (3.42%) SolarWinds Orion
5 13 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (2.14%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (1.92%) Cacti
8 8 (1.71%) Ansible
8 8 (1.71%) Graphite
9 7 (1.50%) vMotion
10 5 (1.07%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.07%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.07%) Puppet
10 5 (1.07%) SnapMirror
10 5 (1.07%) SnapVault
11 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.85%) SmokePing
11 4 (0.85%) TrustSec
12 3 (0.64%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 421 (89.96%) Cisco
2 179 (38.25%) Juniper
3 178 (38.03%) CheckPoint
4 130 (27.78%) F5
5 85 (18.16%) Palo Alto
6 56 (11.97%) VMware
7 55 (11.75%) Microsoft
8 53 (11.32%) SolarWinds
9 45 (9.62%) Citrix
10 39 (8.33%) HP
11 30 (6.41%) Riverbed
12 25 (5.34%) Fortinet
13 23 (4.91%) Meraki
14 20 (4.27%) Brocade
15 19 (4.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 19 (4.06%) SevOne
16 17 (3.63%) Blue Coat
17 16 (3.42%) Akamai
18 12 (2.56%) Avaya
19 11 (2.35%) WatchGuard
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-65k base + excel
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and strong bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago