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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 349 363 370
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 318 282 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 3.89% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 278 250 236
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,582 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
7568 7247 8995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.74% 16.14% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6296 6154 7522
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 +17 98 £56,250 +12.50% 12
Hayes - 5 £51,500 -
Hounslow -1 2 £49,500 +10.00%
Uxbridge - 2 £80,000 -
West Drayton - 1 £55,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 516 (91.33%) Cisco
2 503 (89.03%) BGP
3 390 (69.03%) Cisco Certification
4 379 (67.08%) Firewall
5 372 (65.84%) MPLS
6 313 (55.40%) CCNP
7 287 (50.80%) VPN
8 278 (49.20%) WAN
9 263 (46.55%) Juniper
10 242 (42.83%) EIGRP
11 221 (39.12%) LAN
12 190 (33.63%) Cisco ASA
13 177 (31.33%) CheckPoint
14 174 (30.80%) Wireless
15 168 (29.73%) Finance
16 157 (27.79%) Telecoms
17 142 (25.13%) Linux
18 139 (24.60%) VoIP
19 133 (23.54%) CCNA
20 131 (23.19%) TCP/IP
21 123 (21.77%) VLAN
22 121 (21.42%) CCIE
23 114 (20.18%) Network Security
24 113 (20.00%) Network Design
25 112 (19.82%) Cisco IOS
25 112 (19.82%) F5
26 103 (18.23%) Cisco Nexus
26 103 (18.23%) VPLS
27 99 (17.52%) DNS
27 99 (17.52%) IPsec

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 34 (6.02%) Lync
2 18 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.59%) Apache
4 9 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.88%) nginx
6 4 (0.71%) Zope
6 4 (0.71%) Plone
6 4 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.71%) ejabberd
7 3 (0.53%) Confluence
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 42 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.96%) MS Office
3 27 (4.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) PaaS
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 503 (89.03%) BGP
2 379 (67.08%) Firewall
3 372 (65.84%) MPLS
4 287 (50.80%) VPN
5 278 (49.20%) WAN
6 242 (42.83%) EIGRP
7 221 (39.12%) LAN
8 190 (33.63%) Cisco ASA
9 174 (30.80%) Wireless
10 139 (24.60%) VoIP
11 131 (23.19%) TCP/IP
12 123 (21.77%) VLAN
13 114 (20.18%) Network Security
14 112 (19.82%) Cisco IOS
15 103 (18.23%) VPLS
15 103 (18.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 99 (17.52%) DNS
16 99 (17.52%) IPsec
17 96 (16.99%) HSRP
18 89 (15.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.88%) MySQL
1 5 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (0.71%) MariaDB
3 2 (0.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.71%) Hudson
2 4 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.71%) Emacs
3 3 (0.53%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 168 (29.73%) Finance
2 157 (27.79%) Telecoms
3 46 (8.14%) Banking
4 19 (3.36%) Retail
5 16 (2.83%) Back Office
6 15 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.95%) German Language
8 10 (1.77%) French Language
9 8 (1.42%) Publishing
9 8 (1.42%) Games
10 7 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.06%) Marketing
12 5 (0.88%) Japanese Language
12 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.71%) Billing
14 3 (0.53%) Legal
14 3 (0.53%) International Banking
14 3 (0.53%) Advertising
15 2 (0.35%) Law
16 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 368 (65.13%) Network Engineer
2 124 (21.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 47 (8.32%) Architect
4 39 (6.90%) Network Architect
5 38 (6.73%) Cisco Engineer
6 33 (5.84%) Security Engineer
7 32 (5.66%) Analyst
8 31 (5.49%) Network Analyst
9 29 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
10 28 (4.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 28 (4.96%) Senior Architect
11 27 (4.78%) Senior Network Architect
12 20 (3.54%) Senior Security Engineer
12 20 (3.54%) Consultant
13 19 (3.36%) Network Support
14 17 (3.01%) Network Team Leader
14 17 (3.01%) Team Leader
14 17 (3.01%) Voice Engineer
15 16 (2.83%) Senior Network Security Engineer
16 14 (2.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.59%) SOAP
2 7 (1.24%) XMPP
3 1 (0.18%) MDX
3 1 (0.18%) Web Services
3 1 (0.18%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.65%) Performance Metrics
4 12 (2.12%) Hedge funds
5 11 (1.95%) AVVID
6 10 (1.77%) Clustering
6 10 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.24%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.24%) Derivative
7 7 (1.24%) IVR
8 3 (0.53%) Statistics
8 3 (0.53%) Equities
8 3 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.35%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.35%) Wiki
9 2 (0.35%) e-Health
9 2 (0.35%) SecurID
10 1 (0.18%) PKI
10 1 (0.18%) IPTV
10 1 (0.18%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 142 (25.13%) Linux
2 75 (13.27%) Windows
3 47 (8.32%) UNIX
4 29 (5.13%) Solaris
5 19 (3.36%) CentOS
6 10 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.06%) Debian
8 5 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.88%) SELinux
9 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.71%) OpenBSD
9 4 (0.71%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.35%) AIX
11 2 (0.35%) HPUX
12 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (20.00%) Network Design
2 76 (13.45%) ITIL
3 60 (10.62%) Load Balancing
4 51 (9.03%) Project Management
5 48 (8.50%) Network Management
6 46 (8.14%) Network Monitoring
7 40 (7.08%) Low Latency
8 37 (6.55%) Network Architecture
9 35 (6.19%) Change Management
10 27 (4.78%) Service Management
11 26 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
12 25 (4.42%) Capacity Management
13 19 (3.36%) Change Control
14 17 (3.01%) Use Case
15 15 (2.65%) Penetration Testing
15 15 (2.65%) Data Analysis
15 15 (2.65%) BCP
15 15 (2.65%) Asset Management
16 14 (2.48%) Migration
16 14 (2.48%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.19%) Perl
2 21 (3.72%) PHP
3 20 (3.54%) Bash Shell
4 18 (3.19%) Python
5 15 (2.65%) PowerShell
6 11 (1.95%) SQL
7 10 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.06%) Ruby
8 6 (1.06%) C
9 1 (0.18%) Java
9 1 (0.18%) Tcl
9 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 390 (69.03%) Cisco Certification
2 313 (55.40%) CCNP
3 133 (23.54%) CCNA
4 121 (21.42%) CCIE
5 83 (14.69%) Degree
6 52 (9.20%) CCDP
7 30 (5.31%) CCSA
8 25 (4.42%) JNCIE
9 21 (3.72%) Security Cleared
10 19 (3.36%) CCSE
11 17 (3.01%) CCIP
12 16 (2.83%) JNCIS
13 15 (2.65%) CCVP
14 14 (2.48%) RHCE
15 13 (2.30%) HND
16 12 (2.12%) CCDA
16 12 (2.12%) JNCIP
16 12 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (2.12%) SC Cleared
17 10 (1.77%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.84%) SLA
2 7 (1.24%) QA
3 6 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (4.25%) Active Directory
3 22 (3.89%) vSphere
4 18 (3.19%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.71%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (0.71%) Varnish
6 4 (0.71%) Ceph
6 4 (0.71%) XenApp
6 4 (0.71%) Snort
7 1 (0.18%) NFS
7 1 (0.18%) Postfix
7 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.18%) Samba
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.18%) XenServer
7 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.18%) UAG
7 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (6.73%) CiscoWorks
2 32 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (3.89%) Nagios
4 21 (3.72%) Cacti
5 17 (3.01%) SCOM
6 14 (2.48%) OpenView
7 9 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (1.59%) HP NNM
7 9 (1.59%) SCOrch
8 8 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (1.24%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.71%) Ganeti
10 4 (0.71%) Bacula
10 4 (0.71%) Ansible
10 4 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (0.71%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.35%) Puppet
12 1 (0.18%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 516 (91.33%) Cisco
2 263 (46.55%) Juniper
3 177 (31.33%) CheckPoint
4 112 (19.82%) F5
5 75 (13.27%) Microsoft
6 73 (12.92%) VMware
7 59 (10.44%) Aruba
8 53 (9.38%) SolarWinds
9 52 (9.20%) Fortinet
10 44 (7.79%) HP
11 41 (7.26%) Brocade
11 41 (7.26%) Riverbed
12 32 (5.66%) Avaya
13 28 (4.96%) Citrix
14 24 (4.25%) Red Hat
15 22 (3.89%) Blue Coat
16 20 (3.54%) Dell
17 19 (3.36%) Nortel
18 17 (3.01%) Nokia
19 11 (1.95%) IronPort
North West London
British Library
Salary: From £31,858 to £36,087 per annum plus on call allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fixed term for 6 months
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago