Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 303 269
Rank change year-on-year +143 -34 +6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 63 29 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.24% 0.29% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.01% 2.22% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 66 30 79
Median annual salary £82,500 £53,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.49% -6.52% -11.54%
10th Percentile £60,000 £42,500 £50,100
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +57.14% -8.70% -

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 699 1,309 1,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.81% 12.87% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 621 1,179 1,479
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +15.00%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OSPF as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing OSPF in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 58 (92.06%) BGP
2 57 (90.48%) Cisco
3 52 (82.54%) Firewall
4 44 (69.84%) WAN
5 41 (65.08%) CheckPoint
6 40 (63.49%) Finance
7 38 (60.32%) Data Centre
8 35 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (52.38%) TCP/IP
9 33 (52.38%) CCNP
9 33 (52.38%) Multicast
10 32 (50.79%) DNS
10 32 (50.79%) DHCP
11 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
11 30 (47.62%) Financial Institution
11 30 (47.62%) Palo Alto
12 28 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
13 26 (41.27%) Infoblox
13 26 (41.27%) NX-OS
13 26 (41.27%) Project Delivery
14 25 (39.68%) F5
14 25 (39.68%) Wireless
15 24 (38.10%) MPLS
15 24 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (36.51%) EIGRP
17 21 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (33.33%) VLAN
18 20 (31.75%) VPN
19 19 (30.16%) Load Balancing
20 18 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus

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 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) AWS
1 3 (4.76%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (92.06%) BGP
2 52 (82.54%) Firewall
3 44 (69.84%) WAN
4 33 (52.38%) Multicast
4 33 (52.38%) TCP/IP
5 32 (50.79%) DHCP
5 32 (50.79%) DNS
6 28 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
7 26 (41.27%) NX-OS
8 25 (39.68%) Wireless
9 24 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (38.10%) MPLS
10 23 (36.51%) EIGRP
11 21 (33.33%) VLAN
11 21 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (31.75%) VPN
13 18 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (25.40%) LAN
15 14 (22.22%) IGMP
16 13 (20.63%) DMVPN
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (63.49%) Finance
2 30 (47.62%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.35%) Law
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (90.48%) Network Engineer
2 43 (68.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Engineering Manager
6 3 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Network Engineering Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Associate Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Core Network Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Lead Network Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Network Administrator
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.76%) JSON
2 3 (4.76%) Regular Expression
2 3 (4.76%) YAML
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (60.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Project Delivery
2 19 (30.16%) Load Balancing
3 17 (26.98%) ITIL
4 13 (20.63%) Information Security
4 13 (20.63%) Internal Audit
4 13 (20.63%) ITIL V3
4 13 (20.63%) Risk Management
5 7 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 7 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.52%) Network Design
7 5 (7.94%) DevOps
8 4 (6.35%) Change Management
8 4 (6.35%) Low Latency
8 4 (6.35%) Network Architecture
8 4 (6.35%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (6.35%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.76%) Resource Management
9 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) Python
2 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (52.38%) CCNP
3 8 (12.70%) CCDP
4 5 (7.94%) CCDA
4 5 (7.94%) CCIE
4 5 (7.94%) JNCIA
5 4 (6.35%) CCSA
5 4 (6.35%) CCSE
5 4 (6.35%) MCSE
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.76%) CCSP
7 2 (3.17%) CCNA
7 2 (3.17%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.59%) CCDE
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Docker
1 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Ansible
1 3 (4.76%) FortiGate
1 3 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (1.59%) Grafana
Vendors
1 57 (90.48%) Cisco
2 41 (65.08%) CheckPoint
3 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 30 (47.62%) Palo Alto
4 26 (41.27%) Infoblox
5 25 (39.68%) F5
6 16 (25.40%) Juniper
7 13 (20.63%) ForeScout
8 10 (15.87%) HP
9 7 (11.11%) Meraki
10 6 (9.52%) Aruba
10 6 (9.52%) Fortinet
11 5 (7.94%) Huawei
11 5 (7.94%) Riverbed
11 5 (7.94%) SolarWinds
12 4 (6.35%) Arista
12 4 (6.35%) Splunk
13 3 (4.76%) Avaya
13 3 (4.76%) Nokia
13 3 (4.76%) VMware