The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 201 244
Rank change year-on-year +1 +43  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 36 61 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.96% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 5.83% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32 50 69
Median salary £67,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.72% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 838 1046 1545
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.28% 16.48% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 736 914 1340
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing OSPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in the City of London

OSPF
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF in the City of London.

Salary trend for OSPF in the City of London

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 67 (98.53%) BGP
2 61 (89.71%) Cisco
3 51 (75.00%) Firewall
3 51 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (61.76%) CCNP
5 36 (52.94%) WAN
6 34 (50.00%) MPLS
7 32 (47.06%) VPN
7 32 (47.06%) LAN
8 30 (44.12%) F5
9 29 (42.65%) TCP/IP
10 27 (39.71%) CheckPoint
10 27 (39.71%) EIGRP
10 27 (39.71%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (38.24%) DNS
12 25 (36.76%) Finance
13 24 (35.29%) DHCP
14 23 (33.82%) Palo Alto
15 22 (32.35%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (32.35%) CCNA
16 20 (29.41%) Juniper
17 19 (27.94%) Linux
18 18 (26.47%) Wireless
19 17 (25.00%) BIG-IP
19 17 (25.00%) Multicast
20 16 (23.53%) Load Balancing
21 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
21 15 (22.06%) Network Design
22 14 (20.59%) DMVPN
22 14 (20.59%) VLAN

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (98.53%) BGP
2 51 (75.00%) Firewall
3 36 (52.94%) WAN
4 34 (50.00%) MPLS
5 32 (47.06%) LAN
5 32 (47.06%) VPN
6 29 (42.65%) TCP/IP
7 27 (39.71%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (39.71%) EIGRP
8 26 (38.24%) DNS
9 24 (35.29%) DHCP
10 22 (32.35%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (26.47%) Wireless
12 17 (25.00%) BIG-IP
12 17 (25.00%) Multicast
13 14 (20.59%) DMVPN
13 14 (20.59%) VLAN
14 13 (19.12%) Network Security
15 11 (16.18%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (13.24%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (36.76%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Financial Institution
3 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.29%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (83.82%) Network Engineer
2 21 (30.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (22.06%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (22.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Network Specialist
4 6 (8.82%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco Security Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Network Support
6 4 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Security Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) CSS
2 2 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.94%) CentOS
4 2 (2.94%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 15 (22.06%) Network Design
3 11 (16.18%) Network Management
4 8 (11.76%) ITIL
5 6 (8.82%) Line Management
5 6 (8.82%) Project Management
6 5 (7.35%) Change Control
6 5 (7.35%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (5.88%) Change Management
7 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.88%) High Availability
7 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.88%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.41%) Open Source
9 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) Python
2 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.94%) Ruby
3 1 (1.47%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) PHP
3 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (61.76%) CCNP
3 22 (32.35%) CCNA
4 13 (19.12%) CCIE
5 7 (10.29%) CCDA
5 7 (10.29%) CCSA
6 6 (8.82%) Degree
7 4 (5.88%) CCSE
7 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (5.88%) JNCIP
8 3 (4.41%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.94%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.47%) CCIE Service Provider
10 1 (1.47%) CCSP
10 1 (1.47%) MCSA
10 1 (1.47%) MCSE
10 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Firmware
3 1 (1.47%) KVM
3 1 (1.47%) Snort
3 1 (1.47%) UAG
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.47%) Ansible
3 1 (1.47%) Cacti
3 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.47%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 61 (89.71%) Cisco
2 30 (44.12%) F5
3 27 (39.71%) CheckPoint
4 23 (33.82%) Palo Alto
5 20 (29.41%) Juniper
6 11 (16.18%) Citrix
6 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 8 (11.76%) VMware
8 5 (7.35%) Avaya
8 5 (7.35%) Infoblox
9 4 (5.88%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.88%) Imperva
9 4 (5.88%) Sourcefire
10 3 (4.41%) Brocade
10 3 (4.41%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (4.41%) Meraki
11 2 (2.94%) Arista
11 2 (2.94%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.94%) Riverbed
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5-10% shift allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago