Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 280 278
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 54 70 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.60% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 3.95% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 42 64 116
City of London median annual salary £68,750 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.33% +6.67%
10th Percentile £45,050 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £89,525 £70,125 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +11.63% -6.52% +4.55%

OSPF is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1512 1772 2431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.73% 15.25% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1556 2087
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 54 (100.00%) BGP
2 52 (96.30%) Cisco
3 38 (70.37%) VPN
4 36 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (64.81%) Firewall
6 34 (62.96%) MPLS
7 32 (59.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (57.41%) Palo Alto
8 31 (57.41%) CCNP
9 30 (55.56%) Finance
10 26 (48.15%) WAN
11 25 (46.30%) EIGRP
12 23 (42.59%) Juniper
12 23 (42.59%) LAN
13 21 (38.89%) CheckPoint
14 20 (37.04%) Multicast
15 19 (35.19%) HSRP
15 19 (35.19%) CCIE
15 19 (35.19%) DHCP
15 19 (35.19%) DNS
15 19 (35.19%) Network Design
16 18 (33.33%) VLAN
17 17 (31.48%) Load Balancing
17 17 (31.48%) Network Security
17 17 (31.48%) Cisco IOS
18 16 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
18 16 (29.63%) IPsec
18 16 (29.63%) F5
19 15 (27.78%) CCNA

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) SaaS
2 4 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (100.00%) BGP
2 38 (70.37%) VPN
3 35 (64.81%) Firewall
4 34 (62.96%) MPLS
5 32 (59.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (48.15%) WAN
7 25 (46.30%) EIGRP
8 23 (42.59%) LAN
9 20 (37.04%) Multicast
10 19 (35.19%) DHCP
10 19 (35.19%) DNS
10 19 (35.19%) HSRP
11 18 (33.33%) VLAN
12 17 (31.48%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (31.48%) Network Security
13 16 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (29.63%) IPsec
14 14 (25.93%) Wireless
15 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
15 13 (24.07%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (55.56%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 10 (18.52%) Banking
4 9 (16.67%) Law
5 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Network Engineer
2 18 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Network Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco Network Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Operations Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) IP Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) XMPP
2 7 (12.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) DataPower
3 4 (7.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.70%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Network Design
2 17 (31.48%) Load Balancing
3 12 (22.22%) ITIL
4 9 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (14.81%) High Availability
6 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (12.96%) Change Management
6 7 (12.96%) Network Management
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.41%) DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) Low Latency
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (5.56%) Analytics
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.56%) High-Frequency Trading
8 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (5.56%) Line Management
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (57.41%) CCNP
3 19 (35.19%) CCIE
4 15 (27.78%) CCNA
5 10 (18.52%) CCDA
5 10 (18.52%) CCSA
6 7 (12.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (12.96%) Degree
7 4 (7.41%) CCA
7 4 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (5.56%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.85%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.85%) CCIP
9 1 (1.85%) CISSP
9 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) HIPAA
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) VMware NSX
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (9.26%) Nagios
3 4 (7.41%) Cacti
4 3 (5.56%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.85%) Grafana
Vendors
1 52 (96.30%) Cisco
2 31 (57.41%) Palo Alto
3 23 (42.59%) Juniper
4 21 (38.89%) CheckPoint
5 16 (29.63%) F5
5 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 12 (22.22%) Citrix
7 11 (20.37%) SolarWinds
8 7 (12.96%) Arista
9 6 (11.11%) Riverbed
9 6 (11.11%) VMware
10 5 (9.26%) Aruba
10 5 (9.26%) Avaya
11 4 (7.41%) IBM
11 4 (7.41%) Meraki
11 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
12 3 (5.56%) Infoblox
12 3 (5.56%) Solace
12 3 (5.56%) Sun