Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 266 286 258
Rank change year-on-year +20 -28 +20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 76 47 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 0.45% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.89% 3.18% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 71 40 70
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% +6.82% -4.35%
10th Percentile £40,750 £44,625 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -2.65%

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 1,291 1,479 1,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.60% 14.29% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 1,342 1,550
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,050 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -2.78% +6.93%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 76 (100.00%) BGP
2 75 (98.68%) Cisco
3 70 (92.11%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (84.21%) CCNP
5 58 (76.32%) WAN
6 54 (71.05%) Firewall
7 47 (61.84%) MPLS
8 38 (50.00%) VPN
8 38 (50.00%) Juniper
9 36 (47.37%) CCIE
10 35 (46.05%) CheckPoint
10 35 (46.05%) F5
11 32 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 32 (42.11%) Cisco IOS
12 31 (40.79%) LAN
13 29 (38.16%) Network Security
14 28 (36.84%) NX-OS
15 27 (35.53%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (32.89%) TCP/IP
16 25 (32.89%) Finance
16 25 (32.89%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (30.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 23 (30.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 23 (30.26%) VPLS
19 22 (28.95%) Telecoms
19 22 (28.95%) NetScaler
20 19 (25.00%) EIGRP
21 18 (23.68%) Advertising
22 16 (21.05%) IPsec

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 6 (7.89%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (100.00%) BGP
2 58 (76.32%) WAN
3 54 (71.05%) Firewall
4 47 (61.84%) MPLS
5 38 (50.00%) VPN
6 32 (42.11%) Cisco IOS
6 32 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 31 (40.79%) LAN
8 29 (38.16%) Network Security
9 28 (36.84%) NX-OS
10 27 (35.53%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (32.89%) TCP/IP
12 23 (30.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 23 (30.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 23 (30.26%) VPLS
13 22 (28.95%) NetScaler
14 19 (25.00%) EIGRP
15 16 (21.05%) IPsec
16 15 (19.74%) DMVPN
17 14 (18.42%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 22 (28.95%) Telecoms
3 18 (23.68%) Advertising
4 13 (17.11%) Law
5 8 (10.53%) Banking
6 7 (9.21%) Legal
7 6 (7.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Network Engineer
2 26 (34.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Network Security Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Security Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Senior Security Engineer
5 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
6 9 (11.84%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Cisco Specialist
8 7 (9.21%) Network Specialist
8 7 (9.21%) Security Specialist
8 7 (9.21%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 7 (9.21%) Senior Network Security Specialist
8 7 (9.21%) Senior Network Specialist
8 7 (9.21%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.95%) XMPP
3 1 (1.32%) JSON
3 1 (1.32%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.32%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Linux
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (17.11%) Network Design
4 10 (13.16%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.95%) Network Management
8 2 (2.63%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.63%) Change Control
8 2 (2.63%) DevOps
8 2 (2.63%) Migration
8 2 (2.63%) Network Optimisation
8 2 (2.63%) Project Management
8 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.63%) Web Filtering
9 1 (1.32%) High-Frequency Trading
9 1 (1.32%) Microservices
9 1 (1.32%) Network Virtualisation
9 1 (1.32%) Task Automation
9 1 (1.32%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (1.32%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 70 (92.11%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (84.21%) CCNP
3 36 (47.37%) CCIE
4 14 (18.42%) CCIE Security
5 10 (13.16%) CCNA
6 9 (11.84%) JNCIA
6 9 (11.84%) JNCIS
7 6 (7.89%) CCSA
7 6 (7.89%) CCSE
7 6 (7.89%) MCSE
7 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.95%) CCDA
9 1 (1.32%) CCDE
9 1 (1.32%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.32%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Docker
1 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.95%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.63%) Ansible
3 2 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.32%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 75 (98.68%) Cisco
2 38 (50.00%) Juniper
3 35 (46.05%) CheckPoint
3 35 (46.05%) F5
4 15 (19.74%) Palo Alto
5 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.89%) Aerohive Networks
6 6 (7.89%) Arista
7 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.95%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.63%) FireEye
9 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.63%) Symantec
10 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.32%) HP
10 1 (1.32%) IPFX
10 1 (1.32%) Nokia
10 1 (1.32%) Remedy
10 1 (1.32%) Splunk
10 1 (1.32%) VMware