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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 299 363 391
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +28
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 337 338 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.78% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.82% 4.98% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 303 290 278
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,900 £33,901
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,500
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
5788 6787 7759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.24% 15.70% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 5702 6529
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +17 36 £55,000 -21.42% 7
Croydon +15 7 £47,500 +35.71%
Chiswick - 7 £50,000 -
Brentford - 5 £65,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 4 £34,359 +2.11%
Hammersmith +14 1 £60,000 -
Hounslow +8 1 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £52,500 -
Westminster - 1 £65,000 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 548 (91.64%) BGP
2 484 (80.94%) Cisco
3 387 (64.72%) Cisco Certification
4 374 (62.54%) Firewall
5 345 (57.69%) MPLS
6 321 (53.68%) CCNP
7 305 (51.00%) VPN
8 268 (44.82%) WAN
9 251 (41.97%) LAN
10 249 (41.64%) Juniper
11 229 (38.29%) EIGRP
12 211 (35.28%) Data Centre
13 194 (32.44%) Wireless
14 172 (28.76%) Network Security
15 165 (27.59%) DNS
16 163 (27.26%) TCP/IP
17 159 (26.59%) Cisco ASA
18 151 (25.25%) Palo Alto
19 136 (22.74%) CheckPoint
20 133 (22.24%) CCNA
21 131 (21.91%) Network Design
22 128 (21.40%) F5
23 124 (20.74%) Cisco Nexus
24 119 (19.90%) Telecoms
25 118 (19.73%) Linux
26 114 (19.06%) HSRP
27 109 (18.23%) Finance
28 106 (17.73%) VLAN
29 100 (16.72%) RIP
30 97 (16.22%) Multicast

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 13 (2.17%) OpenStack
2 12 (2.01%) IIS
3 10 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.17%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (2.68%) MS Visio
2 14 (2.34%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.84%) MS Office
3 5 (0.84%) MS Project
4 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.84%) IaaS
2 10 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.34%) Office 365
4 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 548 (91.64%) BGP
2 374 (62.54%) Firewall
3 345 (57.69%) MPLS
4 305 (51.00%) VPN
5 268 (44.82%) WAN
6 251 (41.97%) LAN
7 229 (38.29%) EIGRP
8 194 (32.44%) Wireless
9 172 (28.76%) Network Security
10 165 (27.59%) DNS
11 163 (27.26%) TCP/IP
12 159 (26.59%) Cisco ASA
13 124 (20.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 114 (19.06%) HSRP
15 106 (17.73%) VLAN
16 100 (16.72%) RIP
17 97 (16.22%) Multicast
18 86 (14.38%) IPsec
19 85 (14.21%) DHCP
20 80 (13.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.67%) MySQL
2 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
2 12 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 119 (19.90%) Telecoms
2 109 (18.23%) Finance
3 65 (10.87%) Banking
4 22 (3.68%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.51%) Retail
6 12 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.51%) Law
7 9 (1.51%) Legal
8 8 (1.34%) French Language
8 8 (1.34%) Italian Language
8 8 (1.34%) Online Betting
9 7 (1.17%) Games
10 3 (0.50%) Marketing
11 2 (0.33%) Back Office
11 2 (0.33%) German Language
11 2 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.17%) Malay Language
12 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 381 (63.71%) Network Engineer
2 122 (20.40%) Senior Network Engineer
3 98 (16.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 91 (15.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 51 (8.53%) Network Support
6 46 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 45 (7.53%) Juniper Engineer
8 39 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
9 35 (5.85%) Analyst
9 35 (5.85%) Security Engineer
10 34 (5.69%) Network Security Engineer
11 30 (5.02%) Administrator
12 29 (4.85%) Team Leader
13 28 (4.68%) Network Analyst
13 28 (4.68%) Network Team Leader
14 23 (3.85%) Lead Network Engineer
15 21 (3.51%) Architect
15 21 (3.51%) Design Engineer
15 21 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 19 (3.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.19%) 802.1X
2 5 (0.84%) XMPP
3 4 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.50%) JSON
4 3 (0.50%) LAMP
4 3 (0.50%) REST
5 2 (0.33%) Django
5 2 (0.33%) HTML
5 2 (0.33%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.33%) RFC 2544
5 2 (0.33%) XML
6 1 (0.17%) CSS
6 1 (0.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 211 (35.28%) Data Centre
2 58 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (6.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 21 (3.51%) BYOD
5 20 (3.34%) Hedge funds
6 18 (3.01%) Clustering
7 16 (2.68%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.51%) IPTV
10 8 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.17%) CMDB
12 6 (1.00%) Equities
12 6 (1.00%) Over-the-Top Content
12 6 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (0.84%) Eurex
14 3 (0.50%) Fintech
14 3 (0.50%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.50%) Security Operations Centre
14 3 (0.50%) Streaming Video
14 3 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 118 (19.73%) Linux
2 70 (11.71%) Windows
3 47 (7.86%) Unix
4 42 (7.02%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.01%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.34%) Solaris
7 6 (1.00%) CentOS
7 6 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.84%) Debian
8 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.67%) CatOS
10 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (21.91%) Network Design
2 70 (11.71%) ITIL
3 66 (11.04%) Business Continuity
4 65 (10.87%) Network Architecture
5 61 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 55 (9.20%) Load Balancing
6 55 (9.20%) Network Management
7 39 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
7 39 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
8 37 (6.19%) High Availability
9 34 (5.69%) Change Management
10 33 (5.52%) DDoS Mitigation
10 33 (5.52%) Information Security
11 30 (5.02%) Low Latency
11 30 (5.02%) Service Management
12 27 (4.52%) Configuration Management
12 27 (4.52%) Project Management
13 22 (3.68%) ITSM
14 21 (3.51%) Web Filtering
15 20 (3.34%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (6.69%) Python
2 36 (6.02%) Bash Shell
3 28 (4.68%) Perl
4 11 (1.84%) Ruby
5 9 (1.51%) Lisp
6 7 (1.17%) C
7 6 (1.00%) SQL
8 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.50%) PHP
9 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.33%) Java
11 1 (0.17%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.17%) Lua
11 1 (0.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 387 (64.72%) Cisco Certification
2 321 (53.68%) CCNP
3 133 (22.24%) CCNA
4 94 (15.72%) CCIE
5 82 (13.71%) Degree
6 30 (5.02%) JNCIA
7 28 (4.68%) CCDP
8 25 (4.18%) JNCIP
9 24 (4.01%) JNCIS
10 20 (3.34%) CCSE
11 18 (3.01%) CCSP
12 15 (2.51%) CCIP
13 14 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.67%) Security Cleared
15 8 (1.34%) CCDA
15 8 (1.34%) CCSA
15 8 (1.34%) CISSP
15 8 (1.34%) SC Cleared
16 6 (1.00%) CISM
17 5 (0.84%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.01%) SLA
2 13 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.51%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (5.52%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.84%) NFS
5 13 (2.17%) vSphere
6 11 (1.84%) Firmware
6 11 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.67%) iptables
8 8 (1.34%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.50%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.50%) KVM
10 3 (0.50%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.33%) Snort
11 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.17%) Ceph
12 1 (0.17%) Docker
12 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.17%) Xen
12 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (5.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (4.85%) Puppet
3 26 (4.35%) Ansible
4 24 (4.01%) Nagios
5 19 (3.18%) Cisco Prime
6 16 (2.68%) FortiGate
7 15 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.84%) Cacti
9 9 (1.51%) Cisco UCCX
10 8 (1.34%) vRealize
11 6 (1.00%) Endace
11 6 (1.00%) OpenNMS
12 5 (0.84%) Cisco CME
12 5 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
12 5 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
12 5 (0.84%) Netcool
12 5 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (0.50%) OPNET
13 3 (0.50%) SCCM
13 3 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 484 (80.94%) Cisco
2 249 (41.64%) Juniper
3 151 (25.25%) Palo Alto
4 136 (22.74%) CheckPoint
5 128 (21.40%) F5
6 74 (12.37%) VMware
7 60 (10.03%) SolarWinds
8 58 (9.70%) Riverbed
9 39 (6.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 37 (6.19%) Microsoft
11 35 (5.85%) Extreme Networks
12 34 (5.69%) Fortinet
13 31 (5.18%) HP
14 27 (4.52%) Aruba
15 24 (4.01%) Citrix
15 24 (4.01%) Meraki
16 22 (3.68%) Forcepoint
17 21 (3.51%) Red Hat
18 18 (3.01%) Avaya
19 16 (2.68%) Brocade
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Full Corporate Bens Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension Etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum including Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + great bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive + discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 26 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 12 days ago