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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 346 368 389
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +21
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 324 284 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% 3.84% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 283 250 224
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,260 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
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
7579 7389 8962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.72% 16.27% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6294 6306 7517
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 £32,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +27 104 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Hayes - 5 £51,500 -
Hounslow -1 2 £49,500 +10.00%
Uxbridge - 2 £80,000 -
West Drayton - 1 £55,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 519 (91.53%) Cisco
2 505 (89.07%) BGP
3 387 (68.25%) Cisco Certification
4 379 (66.84%) Firewall
5 374 (65.96%) MPLS
6 311 (54.85%) CCNP
7 286 (50.44%) VPN
8 282 (49.74%) WAN
9 265 (46.74%) Juniper
10 245 (43.21%) EIGRP
11 221 (38.98%) LAN
12 188 (33.16%) Cisco ASA
13 175 (30.86%) CheckPoint
13 175 (30.86%) Wireless
14 171 (30.16%) Finance
15 155 (27.34%) Telecoms
16 142 (25.04%) Linux
17 141 (24.87%) VoIP
18 133 (23.46%) CCNA
19 132 (23.28%) TCP/IP
20 123 (21.69%) VLAN
21 120 (21.16%) CCIE
22 115 (20.28%) Network Security
22 115 (20.28%) F5
23 113 (19.93%) Cisco IOS
24 110 (19.40%) Network Design
25 104 (18.34%) VPLS
26 103 (18.17%) Cisco Nexus
26 103 (18.17%) IPsec
27 99 (17.46%) DNS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (5.64%) Lync
2 18 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.59%) Apache
4 9 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.88%) nginx
6 4 (0.71%) Zope
6 4 (0.71%) Plone
6 4 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.71%) ejabberd
7 3 (0.53%) Confluence
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 42 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.94%) MS Office
3 27 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) PaaS
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 505 (89.07%) BGP
2 379 (66.84%) Firewall
3 374 (65.96%) MPLS
4 286 (50.44%) VPN
5 282 (49.74%) WAN
6 245 (43.21%) EIGRP
7 221 (38.98%) LAN
8 188 (33.16%) Cisco ASA
9 175 (30.86%) Wireless
10 141 (24.87%) VoIP
11 132 (23.28%) TCP/IP
12 123 (21.69%) VLAN
13 115 (20.28%) Network Security
14 113 (19.93%) Cisco IOS
15 104 (18.34%) VPLS
16 103 (18.17%) Cisco Nexus
16 103 (18.17%) IPsec
17 99 (17.46%) DNS
18 95 (16.75%) HSRP
19 92 (16.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.88%) MySQL
1 5 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (0.71%) MariaDB
3 2 (0.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.71%) Hudson
2 4 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.71%) Emacs
3 3 (0.53%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 171 (30.16%) Finance
2 155 (27.34%) Telecoms
3 48 (8.47%) Banking
4 19 (3.35%) Retail
5 17 (3.00%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.82%) Back Office
7 11 (1.94%) German Language
8 10 (1.76%) French Language
9 8 (1.41%) Publishing
9 8 (1.41%) Games
10 7 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.06%) Marketing
12 5 (0.88%) Japanese Language
13 4 (0.71%) Billing
14 3 (0.53%) Legal
14 3 (0.53%) International Banking
14 3 (0.53%) Advertising
15 2 (0.35%) Law
16 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 372 (65.61%) Network Engineer
2 121 (21.34%) Senior Network Engineer
3 46 (8.11%) Architect
4 38 (6.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 38 (6.70%) Network Architect
5 34 (6.00%) Security Engineer
6 31 (5.47%) Analyst
7 30 (5.29%) Network Security Engineer
7 30 (5.29%) Network Analyst
8 28 (4.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 28 (4.94%) Senior Architect
9 27 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
10 21 (3.70%) Senior Security Engineer
11 20 (3.53%) Consultant
12 19 (3.35%) Network Support
13 18 (3.17%) Team Leader
13 18 (3.17%) Network Team Leader
14 17 (3.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 17 (3.00%) Voice Engineer
15 14 (2.47%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.59%) SOAP
2 7 (1.23%) XMPP
3 1 (0.18%) MDX
3 1 (0.18%) Web Services
3 1 (0.18%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.82%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.65%) Performance Metrics
4 12 (2.12%) Hedge funds
5 11 (1.94%) AVVID
6 10 (1.76%) Clustering
6 10 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.23%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.23%) Derivative
7 7 (1.23%) IVR
8 3 (0.53%) Statistics
8 3 (0.53%) Equities
8 3 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.35%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.35%) Wiki
9 2 (0.35%) e-Health
9 2 (0.35%) SecurID
10 1 (0.18%) PKI
10 1 (0.18%) IPTV
10 1 (0.18%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 142 (25.04%) Linux
2 78 (13.76%) Windows
3 51 (8.99%) UNIX
4 29 (5.11%) Solaris
5 19 (3.35%) CentOS
6 11 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.06%) Debian
8 5 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.88%) SELinux
9 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.71%) OpenBSD
9 4 (0.71%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.35%) AIX
11 2 (0.35%) HPUX
12 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (19.40%) Network Design
2 74 (13.05%) ITIL
3 59 (10.41%) Load Balancing
4 52 (9.17%) Network Management
5 51 (8.99%) Project Management
6 47 (8.29%) Network Monitoring
7 43 (7.58%) Low Latency
8 39 (6.88%) Network Architecture
9 34 (6.00%) Change Management
10 27 (4.76%) Service Management
11 25 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
12 24 (4.23%) Capacity Management
13 19 (3.35%) Change Control
14 17 (3.00%) Use Case
15 15 (2.65%) Data Analysis
15 15 (2.65%) BCP
15 15 (2.65%) Asset Management
16 14 (2.47%) Configuration Management
16 14 (2.47%) Service Delivery
16 14 (2.47%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.17%) Perl
2 21 (3.70%) PHP
3 20 (3.53%) Bash Shell
4 18 (3.17%) Python
5 15 (2.65%) PowerShell
6 11 (1.94%) SQL
7 10 (1.76%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.06%) C
8 6 (1.06%) Ruby
9 4 (0.71%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.18%) Tcl
10 1 (0.18%) Java
10 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 387 (68.25%) Cisco Certification
2 311 (54.85%) CCNP
3 133 (23.46%) CCNA
4 120 (21.16%) CCIE
5 85 (14.99%) Degree
6 52 (9.17%) CCDP
7 29 (5.11%) CCSA
8 25 (4.41%) JNCIE
9 21 (3.70%) Security Cleared
10 19 (3.35%) CCSE
11 18 (3.17%) CCIP
12 15 (2.65%) JNCIS
13 14 (2.47%) CCVP
13 14 (2.47%) RHCE
13 14 (2.47%) HND
14 13 (2.29%) JNCIP
15 12 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (2.12%) SC Cleared
16 11 (1.94%) CCDA
17 10 (1.76%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.82%) SLA
2 7 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.23%) QA
2 7 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.06%) vSphere
4 18 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.71%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (0.71%) Varnish
6 4 (0.71%) Ceph
6 4 (0.71%) XenApp
6 4 (0.71%) Snort
7 1 (0.18%) NFS
7 1 (0.18%) Postfix
7 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.18%) Samba
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.18%) XenServer
7 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.18%) UAG
7 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (6.53%) CiscoWorks
2 31 (5.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (3.88%) Nagios
4 21 (3.70%) Cacti
5 17 (3.00%) SCOM
6 14 (2.47%) OpenView
7 9 (1.59%) HP NNM
7 9 (1.59%) SCOrch
7 9 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (1.06%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.71%) Ganeti
10 4 (0.71%) Bacula
10 4 (0.71%) Ansible
10 4 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (0.71%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.35%) Puppet
12 1 (0.18%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 519 (91.53%) Cisco
2 265 (46.74%) Juniper
3 175 (30.86%) CheckPoint
4 115 (20.28%) F5
5 75 (13.23%) Microsoft
6 74 (13.05%) VMware
7 60 (10.58%) Aruba
8 54 (9.52%) SolarWinds
9 50 (8.82%) Fortinet
10 45 (7.94%) HP
11 41 (7.23%) Brocade
11 41 (7.23%) Riverbed
12 32 (5.64%) Avaya
13 30 (5.29%) Citrix
14 25 (4.41%) Red Hat
15 22 (3.88%) Dell
15 22 (3.88%) Blue Coat
16 20 (3.53%) Nortel
17 17 (3.00%) Nokia
18 11 (1.94%) IronPort
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