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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / London
Rank 279 349 409
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +60
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 352 328 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.07% 0.81% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 5.13% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 305 266 223
Median salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,620 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
5279 6399 7128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.99% 15.83% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4491 5413 6035
Median salary £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,000 £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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 51 £57,500 -8.00% 7
Croydon - 13 £52,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +9 4 £34,359 +2.11%
Canary Wharf -19 3 £70,000 +19.14%
Chiswick - 1 £50,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 601 (93.61%) BGP
2 510 (79.44%) Cisco
3 425 (66.20%) Cisco Certification
4 411 (64.02%) Firewall
5 385 (59.97%) MPLS
6 356 (55.45%) CCNP
7 312 (48.60%) VPN
8 301 (46.88%) Juniper
9 284 (44.24%) WAN
10 250 (38.94%) LAN
11 242 (37.69%) Data Centre
12 225 (35.05%) Wireless
13 219 (34.11%) EIGRP
14 201 (31.31%) Palo Alto
15 193 (30.06%) Network Security
16 176 (27.41%) Cisco ASA
17 168 (26.17%) DNS
18 161 (25.08%) TCP/IP
19 152 (23.68%) CCNA
20 147 (22.90%) CheckPoint
21 142 (22.12%) Telecoms
21 142 (22.12%) Network Design
22 137 (21.34%) F5
23 129 (20.09%) Cisco Nexus
24 123 (19.16%) Finance
25 121 (18.85%) Linux
26 116 (18.07%) CCIE
27 112 (17.45%) IPsec
28 111 (17.29%) HSRP
29 104 (16.20%) VLAN

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 11 (1.71%) OpenStack
2 10 (1.56%) IIS
2 10 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.56%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.47%) Apache
6 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.31%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (2.02%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.71%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.09%) MS Office
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.71%) Office 365
3 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.25%) IaaS
5 4 (0.62%) Akamai
6 3 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 601 (93.61%) BGP
2 411 (64.02%) Firewall
3 385 (59.97%) MPLS
4 312 (48.60%) VPN
5 284 (44.24%) WAN
6 250 (38.94%) LAN
7 225 (35.05%) Wireless
8 219 (34.11%) EIGRP
9 193 (30.06%) Network Security
10 176 (27.41%) Cisco ASA
11 168 (26.17%) DNS
12 161 (25.08%) TCP/IP
13 129 (20.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 112 (17.45%) IPsec
15 111 (17.29%) HSRP
16 104 (16.20%) VLAN
17 97 (15.11%) RIP
18 88 (13.71%) VRRP
19 82 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
19 82 (12.77%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.62%) MySQL
2 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 142 (22.12%) Telecoms
2 123 (19.16%) Finance
3 59 (9.19%) Banking
4 23 (3.58%) Financial Institution
4 23 (3.58%) Retail
5 22 (3.43%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.56%) Online Betting
7 9 (1.40%) French Language
7 9 (1.40%) Law
7 9 (1.40%) Legal
8 8 (1.25%) Italian Language
9 7 (1.09%) Games
10 3 (0.47%) Marketing
11 2 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 418 (65.11%) Network Engineer
2 140 (21.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 97 (15.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 90 (14.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 65 (10.12%) Juniper Engineer
6 47 (7.32%) Security Engineer
7 46 (7.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 35 (5.45%) Network Support
9 31 (4.83%) Support Engineer
10 30 (4.67%) Analyst
10 30 (4.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 30 (4.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 27 (4.21%) Team Leader
12 26 (4.05%) Network Team Leader
13 25 (3.89%) Architect
14 24 (3.74%) Consultant
14 24 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 23 (3.58%) Network Analyst
16 22 (3.43%) Design Engineer
16 22 (3.43%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.39%) 802.1X
2 5 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (0.47%) LAMP
3 3 (0.47%) XMPP
4 2 (0.31%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.31%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 242 (37.69%) Data Centre
2 68 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (5.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 27 (4.21%) BYOD
5 20 (3.12%) Hedge funds
6 18 (2.80%) Clustering
6 18 (2.80%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.09%) CMDB
10 6 (0.93%) Equities
10 6 (0.93%) Eurex
10 6 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (0.78%) IPTV
11 5 (0.78%) User Experience
12 3 (0.47%) MPEG
12 3 (0.47%) Replication
12 3 (0.47%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 121 (18.85%) Linux
2 66 (10.28%) Windows
3 59 (9.19%) Unix
4 35 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.87%) Ubuntu
5 12 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.25%) CentOS
8 7 (1.09%) Solaris
9 6 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.78%) Debian
11 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.16%) CatOS
14 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (22.12%) Network Design
2 73 (11.37%) Network Architecture
3 72 (11.21%) Business Continuity
4 63 (9.81%) ITIL
5 61 (9.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 56 (8.72%) Network Management
7 45 (7.01%) Kalman Filter
7 45 (7.01%) Load Balancing
8 38 (5.92%) Service Management
9 36 (5.61%) Information Security
10 35 (5.45%) Change Management
10 35 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
11 33 (5.14%) High Availability
12 30 (4.67%) DDoS Mitigation
12 30 (4.67%) ITSM
12 30 (4.67%) Presales
13 28 (4.36%) Change Control
14 26 (4.05%) Project Management
15 25 (3.89%) Low Latency
16 23 (3.58%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (7.32%) Python
2 41 (6.39%) Bash Shell
3 30 (4.67%) Perl
4 11 (1.71%) Ruby
5 9 (1.40%) C
5 9 (1.40%) Lisp
6 5 (0.78%) SQL
7 3 (0.47%) PHP
7 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.16%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.16%) C++
9 1 (0.16%) Lua
Qualifications
1 425 (66.20%) Cisco Certification
2 356 (55.45%) CCNP
3 152 (23.68%) CCNA
4 116 (18.07%) CCIE
5 90 (14.02%) Degree
6 42 (6.54%) JNCIP
7 36 (5.61%) JNCIA
8 35 (5.45%) JNCIS
9 27 (4.21%) CCDP
10 15 (2.34%) CCIP
11 14 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.87%) CCSE
13 11 (1.71%) Security Cleared
14 10 (1.56%) CCSP
15 9 (1.40%) CISSP
15 9 (1.40%) SC Cleared
16 7 (1.09%) CISM
17 6 (0.93%) DV Cleared
18 5 (0.78%) CCDA
18 5 (0.78%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.43%) SLA
2 21 (3.27%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.56%) JSP 440
4 10 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.31%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 22 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.18%) NFS
5 13 (2.02%) Firmware
6 12 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (1.71%) ProxySG
7 11 (1.71%) vSphere
8 10 (1.56%) iptables
8 10 (1.56%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.47%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.47%) KVM
11 2 (0.31%) Snort
12 1 (0.16%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.16%) vCloud
12 1 (0.16%) Xen
12 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (6.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (4.21%) Nagios
3 25 (3.89%) FortiGate
3 25 (3.89%) Puppet
4 24 (3.74%) Ansible
5 15 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
6 14 (2.18%) Cacti
7 12 (1.87%) Cisco CME
7 12 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.40%) HAProxy
9 7 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (0.93%) Endace
10 6 (0.93%) OpenNMS
10 6 (0.93%) vRealize
11 5 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
11 5 (0.78%) Netcool
12 3 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.47%) OPNET
12 3 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 510 (79.44%) Cisco
2 301 (46.88%) Juniper
3 201 (31.31%) Palo Alto
4 147 (22.90%) CheckPoint
5 137 (21.34%) F5
6 79 (12.31%) VMware
7 72 (11.21%) Riverbed
8 71 (11.06%) SolarWinds
9 48 (7.48%) Fortinet
10 43 (6.70%) Extreme Networks
11 40 (6.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 39 (6.07%) HP
13 36 (5.61%) Citrix
14 33 (5.14%) Microsoft
15 30 (4.67%) Meraki
16 27 (4.21%) Aruba
17 24 (3.74%) Avaya
17 24 (3.74%) Forcepoint
18 22 (3.43%) Red Hat
18 22 (3.43%) SonicWALL
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
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