Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 293 263 275
Rank change year-on-year -30 +12 +1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 33 82 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.75% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 5.31% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 31 79 54
City of London median annual salary £48,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.38% -3.70% +22.73%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,150 £42,375
90th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £48,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -19.17% - +14.29%

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 1,300 1,543 1,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.92% 14.17% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,150 1,361 1,413
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,250 £29,848
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £57,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.44% +9.05% -

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 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 32 (96.97%) BGP
2 27 (81.82%) Cisco
3 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (69.70%) CCNP
5 21 (63.64%) Juniper
6 20 (60.61%) MPLS
6 20 (60.61%) Firewall
7 17 (51.52%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (48.48%) VPLS
9 15 (45.45%) CCNA
10 14 (42.42%) Network Security
11 13 (39.39%) Patch Management
12 11 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
12 11 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
12 11 (33.33%) Network Management
12 11 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
12 11 (33.33%) HP
12 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
13 10 (30.30%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (30.30%) VMware
13 10 (30.30%) Windows
13 10 (30.30%) WAN
13 10 (30.30%) Project Delivery
14 9 (27.27%) VPN
14 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
15 8 (24.24%) Finance
15 8 (24.24%) EIGRP
15 8 (24.24%) LAN
15 8 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (24.24%) Palo Alto

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 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Azure
2 3 (9.09%) AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (96.97%) BGP
2 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 20 (60.61%) MPLS
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (48.48%) VPLS
5 14 (42.42%) Network Security
6 11 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
7 10 (30.30%) WAN
7 10 (30.30%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (27.27%) VPN
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (24.24%) EIGRP
9 8 (24.24%) LAN
10 6 (18.18%) DNS
10 6 (18.18%) IGMP
10 6 (18.18%) Multicast
10 6 (18.18%) VoIP
11 5 (15.15%) IPsec
11 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
12 4 (12.12%) Internet
General
1 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Local Government
4 2 (6.06%) Advertising
4 2 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Support
4 4 (12.12%) Voice Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Patch Management
2 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 11 (33.33%) Network Management
2 11 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 10 (30.30%) Project Delivery
4 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.09%) Internal Audit
6 3 (9.09%) Low Latency
6 3 (9.09%) Preventative Maintenance
6 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (69.70%) CCNP
3 15 (45.45%) CCNA
4 6 (18.18%) JNCIS
5 3 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (15.15%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.06%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 21 (63.64%) Juniper
3 11 (33.33%) HP
4 10 (30.30%) VMware
5 8 (24.24%) Palo Alto
6 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
7 5 (15.15%) Fortinet
8 4 (12.12%) F5
9 3 (9.09%) Citrix
10 2 (6.06%) Arista
10 2 (6.06%) Ivanti
10 2 (6.06%) McAfee
10 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.06%) SAP
10 2 (6.06%) Shavlik
10 2 (6.06%) Sophos
10 2 (6.06%) Veeam
11 1 (3.03%) Adobe
11 1 (3.03%) Dell
11 1 (3.03%) Riverbed