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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 358 380 388
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 301 269 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.60% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 3.82% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 255 238 243
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
7720 7036 8817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.86% 15.81% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6373 5984 7455
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +5 98 £58,000 +13.17% 18
Hayes - 6 £51,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -
West Drayton - 3 £55,000 -
Hounslow -1 2 £49,500 +10.00% 2
Uxbridge - 2 £80,000 - 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 468 (90.87%) Cisco
2 456 (88.54%) BGP
3 338 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
4 336 (65.24%) MPLS
5 329 (63.88%) Firewall
6 268 (52.04%) WAN
7 262 (50.87%) CCNP
8 249 (48.35%) Juniper
9 237 (46.02%) VPN
10 223 (43.30%) EIGRP
11 209 (40.58%) LAN
12 164 (31.84%) Wireless
13 156 (30.29%) Finance
14 149 (28.93%) Cisco ASA
15 140 (27.18%) CheckPoint
16 133 (25.83%) TCP/IP
17 131 (25.44%) Telecoms
18 122 (23.69%) VoIP
19 120 (23.30%) F5
20 113 (21.94%) CCNA
21 112 (21.75%) Linux
22 111 (21.55%) CCIE
23 107 (20.78%) Network Security
24 102 (19.81%) VPLS
25 101 (19.61%) VLAN
25 101 (19.61%) Network Design
26 94 (18.25%) Cisco IOS
27 93 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
28 92 (17.86%) Ethernet
29 91 (17.67%) IPsec

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 23 (4.47%) Lync
2 15 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.14%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.55%) Apache
5 8 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.78%) Zope
6 4 (0.78%) Plone
6 4 (0.78%) nginx
6 4 (0.78%) Confluence
6 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 40 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.44%) MS Visio
3 27 (5.24%) MS Office
4 2 (0.39%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 456 (88.54%) BGP
2 336 (65.24%) MPLS
3 329 (63.88%) Firewall
4 268 (52.04%) WAN
5 237 (46.02%) VPN
6 223 (43.30%) EIGRP
7 209 (40.58%) LAN
8 164 (31.84%) Wireless
9 149 (28.93%) Cisco ASA
10 133 (25.83%) TCP/IP
11 122 (23.69%) VoIP
12 107 (20.78%) Network Security
13 102 (19.81%) VPLS
14 101 (19.61%) VLAN
15 94 (18.25%) Cisco IOS
16 93 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
17 92 (17.86%) Ethernet
18 91 (17.67%) IPsec
19 89 (17.28%) DNS
20 81 (15.73%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.78%) MySQL
1 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (0.78%) MariaDB
2 3 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.78%) JIRA
2 4 (0.78%) Emacs
3 1 (0.19%) Hudson
3 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 156 (30.29%) Finance
2 131 (25.44%) Telecoms
3 48 (9.32%) Banking
4 22 (4.27%) Retail
5 16 (3.11%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.33%) Back Office
7 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.97%) Publishing
8 5 (0.97%) Games
8 5 (0.97%) German Language
9 4 (0.78%) French Language
9 4 (0.78%) Billing
9 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.58%) Marketing
11 2 (0.39%) International Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 339 (65.83%) Network Engineer
2 100 (19.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 47 (9.13%) Architect
4 40 (7.77%) Network Architect
5 34 (6.60%) Security Engineer
6 31 (6.02%) Cisco Engineer
6 31 (6.02%) Network Security Engineer
7 25 (4.85%) Senior Architect
8 24 (4.66%) Analyst
8 24 (4.66%) Senior Network Architect
9 22 (4.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 22 (4.27%) Network Analyst
10 21 (4.08%) Team Leader
10 21 (4.08%) Network Team Leader
11 20 (3.88%) Network Support
11 20 (3.88%) Senior Security Engineer
12 19 (3.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 15 (2.91%) Lead Network Engineer
14 14 (2.72%) Voice Engineer
15 13 (2.52%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.14%) SOAP
2 7 (1.36%) XMPP
3 1 (0.19%) MDX
3 1 (0.19%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 10 (1.94%) Hedge funds
4 9 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 9 (1.75%) Clustering
5 7 (1.36%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.36%) Derivative
6 6 (1.17%) Equities
6 6 (1.17%) IVR
7 3 (0.58%) AVVID
7 3 (0.58%) Statistics
7 3 (0.58%) PKI
8 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.39%) e-Health
8 2 (0.39%) SecurID
9 1 (0.19%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.19%) Open Source
9 1 (0.19%) Wiki
9 1 (0.19%) IPTV
9 1 (0.19%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 112 (21.75%) Linux
2 65 (12.62%) Windows
3 44 (8.54%) UNIX
4 29 (5.63%) Solaris
5 19 (3.69%) CentOS
6 11 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.55%) Debian
8 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.78%) OpenBSD
9 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.78%) FreeBSD
9 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (19.61%) Network Design
2 58 (11.26%) ITIL
3 54 (10.49%) Network Management
4 49 (9.51%) Project Management
5 48 (9.32%) Low Latency
6 46 (8.93%) Load Balancing
7 43 (8.35%) Network Monitoring
8 40 (7.77%) Network Architecture
9 32 (6.21%) Change Management
10 21 (4.08%) Service Management
10 21 (4.08%) Capacity Management
11 20 (3.88%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (3.30%) BCP
13 15 (2.91%) Asset Management
14 14 (2.72%) Use Case
15 13 (2.52%) Data Analysis
15 13 (2.52%) Service Delivery
16 12 (2.33%) Configuration Management
16 12 (2.33%) Migration
16 12 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.24%) Perl
2 14 (2.72%) Bash Shell
3 13 (2.52%) PHP
4 12 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.14%) Python
6 9 (1.75%) SQL
7 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.78%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.19%) C
9 1 (0.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 338 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
2 262 (50.87%) CCNP
3 113 (21.94%) CCNA
4 111 (21.55%) CCIE
5 85 (16.50%) Degree
6 43 (8.35%) CCDP
7 25 (4.85%) JNCIE
8 20 (3.88%) CCIP
9 17 (3.30%) CCSE
9 17 (3.30%) CCSA
9 17 (3.30%) Security Cleared
10 16 (3.11%) HND
11 15 (2.91%) JNCIS
12 14 (2.72%) JNCIP
12 14 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (2.14%) SC Cleared
15 10 (1.94%) CCVP
15 10 (1.94%) RHCE
16 9 (1.75%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.08%) SLA
2 14 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 26 (5.05%) vSphere
2 24 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.78%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (0.78%) Varnish
7 3 (0.58%) Squid
8 2 (0.39%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) vCloud
9 1 (0.19%) NFS
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.19%) XenApp
9 1 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (4.85%) CiscoWorks
2 24 (4.66%) Nagios
3 20 (3.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 18 (3.50%) Cacti
5 14 (2.72%) OpenView
5 14 (2.72%) Cisco Prime
6 11 (2.14%) HP NNM
7 8 (1.55%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (1.36%) SCOM
9 4 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.78%) Ansible
9 4 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (0.78%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.58%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.58%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.39%) WSUS
12 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
12 1 (0.19%) SCCM
12 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 468 (90.87%) Cisco
2 249 (48.35%) Juniper
3 140 (27.18%) CheckPoint
4 120 (23.30%) F5
5 61 (11.84%) Microsoft
6 57 (11.07%) Aruba
7 55 (10.68%) HP
8 53 (10.29%) VMware
9 48 (9.32%) Fortinet
10 43 (8.35%) SolarWinds
11 39 (7.57%) Brocade
12 37 (7.18%) Riverbed
13 31 (6.02%) Nortel
14 30 (5.83%) Avaya
15 28 (5.44%) Citrix
15 28 (5.44%) Dell
16 22 (4.27%) Red Hat
17 17 (3.30%) Nokia
18 15 (2.91%) Blue Coat
19 10 (1.94%) Fujitsu
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Excellent Devel
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Excellent Devel
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: Subject to Experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £53,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Forman IT
Salary: BENS + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% car allowance + corporate bene
Posted: 6 days ago