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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 353 387 354
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -33
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 312 265 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.58% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.10% 3.54% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 279 222 264
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,858 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +13.25%
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
7610 7491 9361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.86% 16.46% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6389 6246 7888
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.04%
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +66 113 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Docklands, London -19 2 £50,250 -28.21%
Hayes - 2 £52,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 £80,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 527 (91.81%) Cisco
2 517 (90.07%) BGP
3 418 (72.82%) Cisco Certification
4 400 (69.69%) Firewall
5 371 (64.63%) MPLS
6 333 (58.01%) CCNP
7 308 (53.66%) VPN
8 274 (47.74%) WAN
9 267 (46.52%) Juniper
10 248 (43.21%) EIGRP
11 215 (37.46%) LAN
12 214 (37.28%) Cisco ASA
13 176 (30.66%) CheckPoint
14 171 (29.79%) Wireless
15 164 (28.57%) Finance
16 156 (27.18%) Telecoms
17 149 (25.96%) CCNA
18 146 (25.44%) Linux
19 131 (22.82%) TCP/IP
20 128 (22.30%) VLAN
21 127 (22.13%) F5
22 126 (21.95%) Network Security
23 120 (20.91%) VoIP
24 119 (20.73%) Cisco Nexus
25 117 (20.38%) CCIE
26 103 (17.94%) IPsec
26 103 (17.94%) Cisco IOS
27 102 (17.77%) Network Design
28 99 (17.25%) DNS
29 97 (16.90%) VPLS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 31 (5.40%) Lync
2 15 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.22%) Apache
6 5 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.87%) nginx
7 4 (0.70%) Zope
7 4 (0.70%) Plone
7 4 (0.70%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.70%) ejabberd
8 3 (0.52%) Confluence
8 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.17%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 43 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.57%) MS Visio
3 31 (5.40%) MS Office
4 2 (0.35%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.52%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 517 (90.07%) BGP
2 400 (69.69%) Firewall
3 371 (64.63%) MPLS
4 308 (53.66%) VPN
5 274 (47.74%) WAN
6 248 (43.21%) EIGRP
7 215 (37.46%) LAN
8 214 (37.28%) Cisco ASA
9 171 (29.79%) Wireless
10 131 (22.82%) TCP/IP
11 128 (22.30%) VLAN
12 126 (21.95%) Network Security
13 120 (20.91%) VoIP
14 119 (20.73%) Cisco Nexus
15 103 (17.94%) Cisco IOS
15 103 (17.94%) IPsec
16 99 (17.25%) DNS
17 97 (16.90%) VPLS
18 93 (16.20%) HSRP
19 88 (15.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.87%) MySQL
1 5 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (0.70%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.87%) Hudson
2 5 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.70%) Emacs
4 3 (0.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 164 (28.57%) Finance
2 156 (27.18%) Telecoms
3 44 (7.67%) Banking
4 18 (3.14%) Retail
5 17 (2.96%) Back Office
6 15 (2.61%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.74%) French Language
7 10 (1.74%) German Language
8 8 (1.39%) Publishing
8 8 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.22%) Games
10 6 (1.05%) Marketing
11 5 (0.87%) Billing
11 5 (0.87%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.52%) International Banking
12 3 (0.52%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.52%) Advertising
12 3 (0.52%) Law
12 3 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 361 (62.89%) Network Engineer
2 118 (20.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 45 (7.84%) Architect
4 36 (6.27%) Security Engineer
5 35 (6.10%) Network Architect
5 35 (6.10%) Cisco Engineer
6 34 (5.92%) Analyst
7 33 (5.75%) Network Analyst
8 32 (5.57%) Network Security Engineer
9 29 (5.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 24 (4.18%) Senior Architect
11 23 (4.01%) Senior Network Architect
12 22 (3.83%) Network Team Leader
12 22 (3.83%) Team Leader
13 20 (3.48%) Network Support
14 19 (3.31%) Senior Security Engineer
14 19 (3.31%) Consultant
15 17 (2.96%) Support Engineer
16 15 (2.61%) Administrator
16 15 (2.61%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.22%) XMPP
2 6 (1.05%) SOAP
3 2 (0.35%) XML
4 1 (0.17%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.17%) LAMP
4 1 (0.17%) Web Services
4 1 (0.17%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.23%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 12 (2.09%) Hedge funds
5 11 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
5 11 (1.92%) AVVID
6 10 (1.74%) Clustering
7 8 (1.39%) IVR
8 7 (1.22%) Derivative
9 5 (0.87%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.52%) Equities
10 3 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.35%) Statistics
11 2 (0.35%) Wiki
11 2 (0.35%) e-Health
11 2 (0.35%) SecurID
12 1 (0.17%) PKI
12 1 (0.17%) IPTV
12 1 (0.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 146 (25.44%) Linux
2 72 (12.54%) Windows
3 51 (8.89%) UNIX
4 29 (5.05%) Solaris
5 20 (3.48%) CentOS
6 10 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.05%) Debian
9 5 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.87%) SELinux
10 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.70%) OpenBSD
10 4 (0.70%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.35%) AIX
12 2 (0.35%) HPUX
13 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (17.77%) Network Design
2 89 (15.51%) ITIL
3 66 (11.50%) Load Balancing
4 55 (9.58%) Project Management
5 48 (8.36%) Network Management
6 47 (8.19%) Network Monitoring
7 40 (6.97%) Low Latency
8 34 (5.92%) Change Management
9 32 (5.57%) Service Management
10 31 (5.40%) Network Architecture
11 29 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
12 22 (3.83%) Change Control
13 21 (3.66%) Capacity Management
13 21 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
13 21 (3.66%) Migration
14 18 (3.14%) Use Case
15 16 (2.79%) Data Analysis
15 16 (2.79%) Configuration Management
16 15 (2.61%) ITSM
17 14 (2.44%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.45%) Perl
2 21 (3.66%) Python
3 20 (3.48%) PHP
3 20 (3.48%) Bash Shell
4 15 (2.61%) PowerShell
5 14 (2.44%) SQL
6 11 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.05%) Ruby
7 6 (1.05%) C
8 3 (0.52%) Java
9 1 (0.17%) Tcl
9 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 418 (72.82%) Cisco Certification
2 333 (58.01%) CCNP
3 149 (25.96%) CCNA
4 117 (20.38%) CCIE
5 69 (12.02%) Degree
6 52 (9.06%) CCDP
7 37 (6.45%) CCSA
8 26 (4.53%) JNCIE
9 21 (3.66%) CCSE
10 20 (3.48%) Security Cleared
11 17 (2.96%) JNCIS
11 17 (2.96%) CCVP
12 15 (2.61%) RHCE
12 15 (2.61%) CCSP
12 15 (2.61%) CCIP
13 14 (2.44%) JNCIA
14 13 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (2.09%) Check Point Certification
15 12 (2.09%) JNCIP
15 12 (2.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.62%) SLA
2 7 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.22%) QA
3 6 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.96%) vSphere
5 14 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.87%) XenApp
7 4 (0.70%) SpamAssassin
7 4 (0.70%) Varnish
7 4 (0.70%) Ceph
7 4 (0.70%) Snort
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
8 1 (0.17%) Postfix
8 1 (0.17%) Firmware
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.17%) Samba
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.17%) vCloud
8 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
2 34 (5.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (3.83%) Nagios
4 21 (3.66%) Cacti
5 19 (3.31%) SCOM
6 17 (2.96%) SolarWinds Orion
7 15 (2.61%) OpenView
8 11 (1.92%) FortiGate
9 9 (1.57%) SCOrch
9 9 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
11 7 (1.22%) Ansible
12 5 (0.87%) HP NNM
13 4 (0.70%) CA Spectrum
13 4 (0.70%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.70%) Ganeti
13 4 (0.70%) Bacula
14 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.52%) Puppet
15 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 527 (91.81%) Cisco
2 267 (46.52%) Juniper
3 176 (30.66%) CheckPoint
4 127 (22.13%) F5
5 87 (15.16%) Microsoft
6 81 (14.11%) VMware
7 65 (11.32%) SolarWinds
8 58 (10.10%) Fortinet
9 57 (9.93%) Aruba
10 43 (7.49%) Riverbed
10 43 (7.49%) HP
11 39 (6.79%) Brocade
12 24 (4.18%) Citrix
12 24 (4.18%) Avaya
12 24 (4.18%) Red Hat
13 23 (4.01%) Blue Coat
14 22 (3.83%) Nortel
14 22 (3.83%) Dell
15 15 (2.61%) Nokia
16 12 (2.09%) Remedy
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Atos
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum 12 months fixed term contract
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
VIT
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago