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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 380 378 430
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +52
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 285 297 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.71% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 4.04% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 225 264 182
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £69,700 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
6478 7346 6997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.84% 17.68% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5496 6200 5644
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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 -8 53 £55,000 - 12
Hounslow - 7 - -
Hammersmith - 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £33,649 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £58,750 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 537 (88.76%) BGP
2 525 (86.78%) Cisco
3 399 (65.95%) Cisco Certification
4 398 (65.79%) Firewall
5 368 (60.83%) MPLS
6 324 (53.55%) VPN
7 308 (50.91%) CCNP
8 280 (46.28%) WAN
9 242 (40.00%) EIGRP
10 241 (39.83%) Juniper
11 233 (38.51%) LAN
12 193 (31.90%) Finance
12 193 (31.90%) Network Security
13 188 (31.07%) Cisco ASA
14 186 (30.74%) Data Centre
15 162 (26.78%) TCP/IP
16 161 (26.61%) Cisco IOS
17 155 (25.62%) IPsec
18 154 (25.45%) Telecoms
18 154 (25.45%) Linux
19 152 (25.12%) Wireless
20 147 (24.30%) Cisco Nexus
21 143 (23.64%) F5
22 142 (23.47%) VoIP
23 136 (22.48%) Network Design
24 133 (21.98%) CCNA
25 127 (20.99%) CheckPoint
25 127 (20.99%) CCIE
26 125 (20.66%) VLAN
27 120 (19.83%) Load Balancing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (5.62%) Skype for Business
2 18 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.98%) Apache
3 12 (1.98%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.65%) nginx
5 7 (1.16%) Confluence
5 7 (1.16%) MediaWiki
5 7 (1.16%) MTS
6 4 (0.66%) IIS
6 4 (0.66%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.96%) MS Visio
3 21 (3.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 18 (2.98%) Yammer
3 11 (1.82%) Mimecast
4 9 (1.49%) IaaS
5 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 537 (88.76%) BGP
2 398 (65.79%) Firewall
3 368 (60.83%) MPLS
4 324 (53.55%) VPN
5 280 (46.28%) WAN
6 242 (40.00%) EIGRP
7 233 (38.51%) LAN
8 193 (31.90%) Network Security
9 188 (31.07%) Cisco ASA
10 162 (26.78%) TCP/IP
11 161 (26.61%) Cisco IOS
12 155 (25.62%) IPsec
13 152 (25.12%) Wireless
14 147 (24.30%) Cisco Nexus
15 142 (23.47%) VoIP
16 125 (20.66%) VLAN
17 108 (17.85%) DNS
17 108 (17.85%) Multicast
18 83 (13.72%) HSRP
19 77 (12.73%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.15%) MySQL
2 7 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 9 (1.49%) Subversion
2 7 (1.16%) Hudson
2 7 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.16%) JIRA
3 5 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 193 (31.90%) Finance
2 154 (25.45%) Telecoms
3 83 (13.72%) Banking
4 31 (5.12%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.31%) Financial Institution
6 19 (3.14%) Legal
6 19 (3.14%) Online Betting
7 18 (2.98%) Retail
8 15 (2.48%) Marketing
9 11 (1.82%) Games
10 6 (0.99%) Law
11 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.33%) French Language
12 2 (0.33%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 372 (61.49%) Network Engineer
2 134 (22.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 123 (20.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 110 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
5 54 (8.93%) Security Engineer
6 53 (8.76%) Network Support
7 51 (8.43%) Network Security Engineer
8 48 (7.93%) Analyst
8 48 (7.93%) Network Analyst
9 44 (7.27%) Firewall Engineer
9 44 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 42 (6.94%) Architect
10 42 (6.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 41 (6.78%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 39 (6.45%) Network Architect
12 39 (6.45%) Network Manager
13 34 (5.62%) Data Network Engineer
14 29 (4.79%) Network Support Analyst
15 28 (4.63%) Team Leader
16 27 (4.46%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.13%) XMPP
2 22 (3.64%) 802.1X
3 10 (1.65%) LAMP
3 10 (1.65%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.33%) RFC 2547
7 1 (0.17%) Express
7 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 186 (30.74%) Data Centre
2 66 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 38 (6.28%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.98%) iPad
6 15 (2.48%) Over-the-Top Content
7 14 (2.31%) IVR
7 14 (2.31%) User Experience
8 13 (2.15%) Eurex
9 11 (1.82%) IPTV
10 10 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.16%) Wiki
12 6 (0.99%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.99%) HP StoreVirtual
12 6 (0.99%) PKI
13 5 (0.83%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.83%) Equities
13 5 (0.83%) Online Games
14 4 (0.66%) FMCG
14 4 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 154 (25.45%) Linux
2 112 (18.51%) Windows
3 51 (8.43%) Windows Server
4 47 (7.77%) Unix
5 27 (4.46%) Solaris
6 26 (4.30%) CatOS
7 25 (4.13%) Android
8 17 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.15%) CentOS
10 12 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.65%) Debian
11 10 (1.65%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (22.48%) Network Design
2 120 (19.83%) Load Balancing
3 78 (12.89%) High Availability
4 77 (12.73%) ITIL
5 50 (8.26%) Mentoring
6 49 (8.10%) Network Monitoring
7 48 (7.93%) Network Management
8 40 (6.61%) DDoS Mitigation
9 39 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 38 (6.28%) Project Management
10 38 (6.28%) Service Management
11 36 (5.95%) Capacity Planning
12 34 (5.62%) Presales
13 32 (5.29%) Low Latency
14 31 (5.12%) WAN Optimisation
15 26 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
16 24 (3.97%) Change Management
17 23 (3.80%) Enterprise Architecture
18 22 (3.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.45%) Python
2 33 (5.45%) Bash Shell
3 21 (3.47%) SQL
4 20 (3.31%) Perl
5 15 (2.48%) Java
5 15 (2.48%) Ruby
6 11 (1.82%) VB
7 10 (1.65%) PHP
8 9 (1.49%) C
9 5 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 399 (65.95%) Cisco Certification
2 308 (50.91%) CCNP
3 133 (21.98%) CCNA
4 127 (20.99%) CCIE
5 53 (8.76%) Degree
6 33 (5.45%) CCSP
7 32 (5.29%) JNCIS
8 29 (4.79%) CCDP
9 25 (4.13%) CCIP
10 24 (3.97%) Security Cleared
11 23 (3.80%) CCDA
12 17 (2.81%) DV Cleared
13 16 (2.64%) CCSA
13 16 (2.64%) CCSE
13 16 (2.64%) SC Cleared
14 15 (2.48%) CCVP
14 15 (2.48%) JNCIP
15 13 (2.15%) JNCIE
16 11 (1.82%) JNCIA
17 9 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (12.23%) SLA
2 13 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.49%) JSP 440
4 7 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.66%) COBIT
7 3 (0.50%) QA
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (9.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (8.10%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.49%) iptables
4 8 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.16%) Postfix
5 7 (1.16%) Samba
5 7 (1.16%) XenServer
6 5 (0.83%) XenApp
6 5 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.66%) KVM
8 3 (0.50%) Docker
8 3 (0.50%) vSphere
9 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.33%) Xen
10 1 (0.17%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.17%) GPFS
10 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (4.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (3.64%) FortiGate
2 22 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
3 17 (2.81%) Nagios
4 15 (2.48%) OpenView
5 14 (2.31%) Puppet
6 13 (2.15%) Cacti
6 13 (2.15%) CiscoWorks
7 11 (1.82%) Ansible
7 11 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (1.65%) Iperf
8 10 (1.65%) ZABBIX
9 9 (1.49%) Graphite
10 8 (1.32%) Netcool
11 7 (1.16%) Salt
12 6 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
13 5 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
14 4 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
15 3 (0.50%) Cobbler
15 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 525 (86.78%) Cisco
2 241 (39.83%) Juniper
3 143 (23.64%) F5
4 127 (20.99%) CheckPoint
5 114 (18.84%) Palo Alto
6 81 (13.39%) VMware
7 60 (9.92%) SolarWinds
8 55 (9.09%) HP
8 55 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 43 (7.11%) Microsoft
10 30 (4.96%) Fortinet
11 29 (4.79%) Aruba
12 27 (4.46%) Citrix
12 27 (4.46%) Infoblox
13 23 (3.80%) Brocade
14 20 (3.31%) Red Hat
15 17 (2.81%) ServiceNow
16 15 (2.48%) Dell
17 14 (2.31%) ION Trading
17 14 (2.31%) Meraki
London
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 4k Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + superb 20% bonus + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10% + On Call
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20K guaranteed bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago