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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
London / City of London
Rank 195 209 176
Rank change year-on-year +14 -33  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 31 64 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.90% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 6.15% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 130
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £45,000 £38,177
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 828 1040 2021
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.54% 14.65% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 782 910 1690
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the City of London

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 76 (98.70%) BGP
2 63 (81.82%) Cisco
3 50 (64.94%) Firewall
4 45 (58.44%) MPLS
5 43 (55.84%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (49.35%) CCNP
7 31 (40.26%) VPN
8 29 (37.66%) Data Centre
9 27 (35.06%) WAN
10 26 (33.77%) Finance
11 25 (32.47%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (28.57%) Linux
13 21 (27.27%) LAN
14 20 (25.97%) Juniper
15 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
16 18 (23.38%) Wireless
16 18 (23.38%) CheckPoint
16 18 (23.38%) DNS
16 18 (23.38%) F5
17 16 (20.78%) DHCP
17 16 (20.78%) SNMP
17 16 (20.78%) EIGRP
18 14 (18.18%) CCNA
18 14 (18.18%) Arista
19 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
20 12 (15.58%) Palo Alto
20 12 (15.58%) Cisco Wireless
21 11 (14.29%) Multicast
21 11 (14.29%) Fortinet
21 11 (14.29%) NetScreen

OSPF
Top Related 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 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 76 (98.70%) BGP
2 50 (64.94%) Firewall
3 45 (58.44%) MPLS
4 31 (40.26%) VPN
5 27 (35.06%) WAN
6 25 (32.47%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (27.27%) LAN
8 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
9 18 (23.38%) DNS
9 18 (23.38%) Wireless
10 16 (20.78%) DHCP
10 16 (20.78%) EIGRP
10 16 (20.78%) SNMP
11 12 (15.58%) Cisco Wireless
12 11 (14.29%) Multicast
12 11 (14.29%) NetScreen
13 10 (12.99%) DMVPN
14 9 (11.69%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (10.39%) IPsec
15 8 (10.39%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (83.12%) Network Engineer
2 19 (24.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Network Specialist
5 6 (7.79%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Voice Network Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Network Support
6 5 (6.49%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Security Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.30%) CSS
2 1 (1.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.66%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.49%) Equities
5 4 (5.19%) Fat Client
5 4 (5.19%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.90%) User Experience
7 2 (2.60%) Fintech
7 2 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.30%) NHS
8 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.19%) Unix
5 3 (3.90%) CentOS
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (11.69%) Business Continuity
1 9 (11.69%) Project Management
2 8 (10.39%) ITIL
3 7 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 6 (7.79%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (7.79%) Line Management
4 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
4 6 (7.79%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (7.79%) Network Optimisation
5 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
5 4 (5.19%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (5.19%) Network Design
6 3 (3.90%) Change Control
6 3 (3.90%) Change Management
6 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.90%) Network Management
6 3 (3.90%) Open Source
6 3 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.60%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) Python
2 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.60%) Perl
3 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (55.84%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (49.35%) CCNP
3 14 (18.18%) CCNA
4 9 (11.69%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) CCIE
5 4 (5.19%) CCSE
5 4 (5.19%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.30%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CCDA
6 1 (1.30%) CCDP
6 1 (1.30%) CCSA
6 1 (1.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.30%) MCSE
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 7 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.60%) Firmware
2 2 (2.60%) vSphere
3 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) KVM
3 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.79%) Nagios
3 4 (5.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.90%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (2.60%) Ansible
6 1 (1.30%) Cacti
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (81.82%) Cisco
2 20 (25.97%) Juniper
3 18 (23.38%) CheckPoint
3 18 (23.38%) F5
4 14 (18.18%) Arista
5 12 (15.58%) Palo Alto
6 11 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 9 (11.69%) VMware
8 8 (10.39%) Citrix
9 7 (9.09%) Avaya
9 7 (9.09%) SolarWinds
10 6 (7.79%) Sourcefire
11 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
11 5 (6.49%) Splunk
12 4 (5.19%) Blue Coat
12 4 (5.19%) Imperva
12 4 (5.19%) Infoblox
13 3 (3.90%) CyberArk
13 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.90%) SonicWALL
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