Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 267 280
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 +4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 74 53 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.52% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.08% 3.56% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71 42 64
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £68,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% +25.00% -8.33%
10th Percentile £40,750 £45,050 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £89,525 £70,125
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year - +11.63% -6.52%

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 1,456 1,488 1,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.02% 14.56% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,288 1,329 1,535
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 74 (100.00%) BGP
2 73 (98.65%) Cisco
3 61 (82.43%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (75.68%) CCNP
5 50 (67.57%) WAN
6 48 (64.86%) Firewall
7 42 (56.76%) MPLS
8 39 (52.70%) Juniper
9 36 (48.65%) F5
10 29 (39.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 29 (39.19%) CCIE
10 29 (39.19%) Cisco IOS
11 28 (37.84%) VPN
11 28 (37.84%) LAN
12 27 (36.49%) CheckPoint
12 27 (36.49%) Finance
13 25 (33.78%) NX-OS
13 25 (33.78%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (32.43%) Telecoms
14 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
15 23 (31.08%) Network Security
16 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
17 17 (22.97%) Law
18 16 (21.62%) VPLS
18 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 16 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 16 (21.62%) NetScaler
19 15 (20.27%) Multicast
19 15 (20.27%) Problem-Solving

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 7 (9.46%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (100.00%) BGP
2 50 (67.57%) WAN
3 48 (64.86%) Firewall
4 42 (56.76%) MPLS
5 29 (39.19%) Cisco IOS
5 29 (39.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 28 (37.84%) LAN
6 28 (37.84%) VPN
7 25 (33.78%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (33.78%) NX-OS
8 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
9 23 (31.08%) Network Security
10 16 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 16 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (21.62%) NetScaler
10 16 (21.62%) VPLS
11 15 (20.27%) IPsec
11 15 (20.27%) Multicast
12 14 (18.92%) Wireless
13 13 (17.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) MySQL
1 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 24 (32.43%) Telecoms
3 17 (22.97%) Law
4 15 (20.27%) Advertising
5 11 (14.86%) Banking
6 9 (12.16%) Financial Institution
7 8 (10.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (62.16%) Network Engineer
2 25 (33.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (21.62%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (20.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (20.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 15 (20.27%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (18.92%) Support Engineer
6 11 (14.86%) Network Security Specialist
6 11 (14.86%) Security Specialist
6 11 (14.86%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 11 (14.86%) Senior Network Security Specialist
6 11 (14.86%) Senior Network Specialist
6 11 (14.86%) Senior Security Specialist
7 10 (13.51%) Network Specialist
8 9 (12.16%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 9 (12.16%) Cisco Security Specialist
8 9 (12.16%) Cisco Specialist
9 8 (10.81%) Telephony Engineer
10 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (17.57%) Load Balancing
3 11 (14.86%) Network Design
4 7 (9.46%) Network Optimisation
5 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.05%) High-Frequency Trading
6 3 (4.05%) Low Latency
6 3 (4.05%) Migration
7 2 (2.70%) DevOps
7 2 (2.70%) Network Management
7 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.70%) Project Management
7 2 (2.70%) Task Automation
8 1 (1.35%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (1.35%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.35%) Tech Ops
8 1 (1.35%) Ticket Management
8 1 (1.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 1 (1.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.35%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 61 (82.43%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (75.68%) CCNP
3 29 (39.19%) CCIE
4 13 (17.57%) CCNA
5 11 (14.86%) CCSE
6 9 (12.16%) CCSA
6 9 (12.16%) JNCIA
6 9 (12.16%) JNCIS
6 9 (12.16%) MCSE
6 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.41%) CCDA
7 4 (5.41%) CCIE Security
8 2 (2.70%) CCSP
9 1 (1.35%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.35%) CCIP
9 1 (1.35%) CISSP
9 1 (1.35%) CLAS
9 1 (1.35%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) KVM
1 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.35%) VMware NSX
1 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.05%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) Ansible
3 1 (1.35%) Cacti
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.35%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 73 (98.65%) Cisco
2 39 (52.70%) Juniper
3 36 (48.65%) F5
4 27 (36.49%) CheckPoint
5 12 (16.22%) Palo Alto
6 11 (14.86%) Arista
7 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.81%) Forcepoint
9 7 (9.46%) Aerohive Networks
10 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.70%) Nokia
11 2 (2.70%) VMware
12 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.35%) Brocade
12 1 (1.35%) Citrix
12 1 (1.35%) Google
12 1 (1.35%) HP
12 1 (1.35%) Huawei
12 1 (1.35%) Remedy
12 1 (1.35%) Symantec