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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 408 374 453
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +79
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 236 326 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.73% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 4.68% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 214 282 213
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
6266 6968 7790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.89% 15.66% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5386 5896 6458
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +29 44 £52,500 -7.07% 8
Hounslow +17 8 £45,000 -14.28%
Bromley +2 4 £33,750 -
Croydon +4 3 £48,000 -4.00% 3
Sidcup - 2 £53,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 430 (89.96%) Cisco
2 423 (88.49%) BGP
3 343 (71.76%) Firewall
4 322 (67.36%) Cisco Certification
5 289 (60.46%) CCNP
6 284 (59.41%) MPLS
7 249 (52.09%) VPN
8 239 (50.00%) EIGRP
9 222 (46.44%) WAN
10 199 (41.63%) LAN
11 189 (39.54%) CheckPoint
12 177 (37.03%) Juniper
12 177 (37.03%) Wireless
13 159 (33.26%) Cisco ASA
14 133 (27.82%) F5
15 130 (27.20%) Cisco Nexus
16 128 (26.78%) Data Centre
17 118 (24.69%) Finance
18 117 (24.48%) CCNA
18 117 (24.48%) DNS
19 114 (23.85%) TCP/IP
20 110 (23.01%) Network Security
21 108 (22.59%) HSRP
22 105 (21.97%) VoIP
23 95 (19.87%) VLAN
24 93 (19.46%) Multicast
25 92 (19.25%) Palo Alto
26 90 (18.83%) ITIL
27 83 (17.36%) Spanning Tree
28 78 (16.32%) Network Design

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 22 (4.60%) Skype for Business
2 18 (3.77%) IIS
3 7 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.26%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.63%) Apache
7 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.51%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.09%) MS Office
4 4 (0.84%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.30%) IaaS
2 7 (1.46%) Office 365
3 6 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.26%) SaaS
4 3 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.42%) Yammer
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 423 (88.49%) BGP
2 343 (71.76%) Firewall
3 284 (59.41%) MPLS
4 249 (52.09%) VPN
5 239 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 222 (46.44%) WAN
7 199 (41.63%) LAN
8 177 (37.03%) Wireless
9 159 (33.26%) Cisco ASA
10 130 (27.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 117 (24.48%) DNS
12 114 (23.85%) TCP/IP
13 110 (23.01%) Network Security
14 108 (22.59%) HSRP
15 105 (21.97%) VoIP
16 95 (19.87%) VLAN
17 93 (19.46%) Multicast
18 83 (17.36%) Spanning Tree
19 75 (15.69%) VRRP
20 73 (15.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.42%) MySQL
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 8 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.63%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 118 (24.69%) Finance
2 58 (12.13%) Banking
3 51 (10.67%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.18%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.67%) Retail
6 6 (1.26%) Billing
6 6 (1.26%) Legal
7 5 (1.05%) Publishing
8 4 (0.84%) Advertising
8 4 (0.84%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.42%) Law
9 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.21%) Malay Language
10 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 321 (67.15%) Network Engineer
2 95 (19.87%) Cisco Engineer
2 95 (19.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 94 (19.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 77 (16.11%) Network Support
5 64 (13.39%) Support Engineer
6 59 (12.34%) Network Support Engineer
7 43 (9.00%) Data Network Engineer
8 39 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
9 37 (7.74%) Analyst
9 37 (7.74%) Data Engineer
9 37 (7.74%) Network Security Engineer
9 37 (7.74%) Security Engineer
10 36 (7.53%) Juniper Engineer
11 35 (7.32%) Network Analyst
12 34 (7.11%) Network Systems Engineer
13 29 (6.07%) Cisco Support
13 29 (6.07%) Systems Support
13 29 (6.07%) Systems Support Engineer
14 24 (5.02%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.09%) 802.1X
2 17 (3.56%) XMPP
3 3 (0.63%) HTML
3 3 (0.63%) JSON
3 3 (0.63%) REST
3 3 (0.63%) XML
4 2 (0.42%) Django
5 1 (0.21%) CSS
5 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.21%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 128 (26.78%) Data Centre
2 43 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 24 (5.02%) Over-the-Top Content
5 18 (3.77%) IPTV
6 15 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.93%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.46%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.46%) Replication
10 6 (1.26%) Streaming Video
11 5 (1.05%) HP StoreVirtual
11 5 (1.05%) iPhone
11 5 (1.05%) IVR
11 5 (1.05%) Statistics
11 5 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.84%) Clustering
13 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.42%) PKI
13 2 (0.42%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 73 (15.27%) Windows
2 55 (11.51%) Linux
3 48 (10.04%) Windows Server
4 37 (7.74%) Unix
5 10 (2.09%) Android
6 9 (1.88%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.67%) Debian
7 8 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.26%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.26%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.05%) CatOS
9 5 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.63%) Solaris
11 3 (0.63%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (18.83%) ITIL
2 78 (16.32%) Network Design
3 77 (16.11%) Load Balancing
4 57 (11.92%) High Availability
5 49 (10.25%) Network Monitoring
6 35 (7.32%) Network Management
7 27 (5.65%) Project Management
8 25 (5.23%) Change Management
9 23 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
9 23 (4.81%) Low Latency
10 22 (4.60%) Network Architecture
11 20 (4.18%) DDoS Mitigation
12 18 (3.77%) Change Control
12 18 (3.77%) WAN Optimisation
13 17 (3.56%) HOOD
13 17 (3.56%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (3.35%) Service Delivery
15 15 (3.14%) Capacity Management
15 15 (3.14%) Configuration Management
15 15 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.53%) Python
2 32 (6.69%) Bash Shell
3 22 (4.60%) Perl
4 6 (1.26%) PHP
4 6 (1.26%) Ruby
4 6 (1.26%) SQL
5 5 (1.05%) Java
6 4 (0.84%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.21%) C
7 1 (0.21%) Korn
7 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 322 (67.36%) Cisco Certification
2 289 (60.46%) CCNP
3 117 (24.48%) CCNA
4 72 (15.06%) CCIE
5 47 (9.83%) Degree
6 44 (9.21%) CCSE
7 43 (9.00%) CCSP
8 29 (6.07%) CCSA
9 28 (5.86%) CCDP
10 26 (5.44%) CCVP
11 18 (3.77%) CCDA
12 16 (3.35%) JNCIA
12 16 (3.35%) JNCIP
13 11 (2.30%) JNCIE
14 8 (1.67%) CCIP
14 8 (1.67%) CISSP
14 8 (1.67%) JNCIS
15 7 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (1.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.14%) SLA
2 13 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.26%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.42%) QA
6 1 (0.21%) DICOM
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (6.07%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.51%) vSphere
4 7 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.46%) XenApp
5 6 (1.26%) vCloud
5 6 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (1.05%) VMFS
6 5 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.63%) Firmware
7 3 (0.63%) NFS
7 3 (0.63%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.21%) Ceph
8 1 (0.21%) Docker
8 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.21%) KVM
8 1 (0.21%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 40 (8.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (3.14%) FortiGate
3 14 (2.93%) Nagios
3 14 (2.93%) SolarWinds Orion
4 12 (2.51%) Ansible
4 12 (2.51%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (2.30%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (1.88%) Cacti
6 9 (1.88%) Puppet
7 7 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.46%) vMotion
8 5 (1.05%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.05%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.05%) SnapMirror
8 5 (1.05%) SnapVault
9 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.84%) SCCM
9 4 (0.84%) SmokePing
9 4 (0.84%) TrustSec
10 3 (0.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 430 (89.96%) Cisco
2 189 (39.54%) CheckPoint
3 177 (37.03%) Juniper
4 133 (27.82%) F5
5 92 (19.25%) Palo Alto
6 57 (11.92%) Microsoft
7 55 (11.51%) VMware
8 52 (10.88%) SolarWinds
9 44 (9.21%) Citrix
10 28 (5.86%) Riverbed
11 27 (5.65%) HP
11 27 (5.65%) Meraki
12 24 (5.02%) Fortinet
13 21 (4.39%) SevOne
14 20 (4.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 19 (3.97%) Blue Coat
16 18 (3.77%) Akamai
17 16 (3.35%) Brocade
18 14 (2.93%) Aruba
19 12 (2.51%) WatchGuard
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