Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 225 251 288
Rank change year-on-year +26 +37 -26
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 74 79 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.77% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 6.06% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 70 75 38
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -5.88% +15.91%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,750 £43,875
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -2.22%

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 1,184 1,303 1,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.88% 12.64% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 1,160 1,362
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £32,050
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 22 January 2020.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the City of London

OSPF
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £58,750 -
OSPF
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 74 (100.00%) BGP
2 68 (91.89%) Cisco
3 63 (85.14%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (74.32%) Firewall
5 51 (68.92%) CCNP
6 44 (59.46%) MPLS
7 39 (52.70%) WAN
7 39 (52.70%) LAN
8 38 (51.35%) Juniper
9 34 (45.95%) Palo Alto
10 33 (44.59%) VLAN
11 30 (40.54%) Network Security
12 29 (39.19%) TCP/IP
13 26 (35.14%) Load Balancing
14 25 (33.78%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (32.43%) Wireless
16 23 (31.08%) Finance
16 23 (31.08%) CCNA
17 20 (27.03%) VPN
17 20 (27.03%) Cisco IOS
18 19 (25.68%) VoIP
18 19 (25.68%) CCIE
19 17 (22.97%) HP
19 17 (22.97%) CheckPoint
19 17 (22.97%) IPsec
19 17 (22.97%) Wi-Fi
20 16 (21.62%) Internet
20 16 (21.62%) ITIL
20 16 (21.62%) F5
21 15 (20.27%) Data Centre

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 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Visio
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Azure
2 4 (5.41%) AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Office 365
3 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.35%) PaaS
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (100.00%) BGP
2 55 (74.32%) Firewall
3 44 (59.46%) MPLS
4 39 (52.70%) LAN
4 39 (52.70%) WAN
5 33 (44.59%) VLAN
6 30 (40.54%) Network Security
7 29 (39.19%) TCP/IP
8 25 (33.78%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (32.43%) Wireless
10 20 (27.03%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (27.03%) VPN
11 19 (25.68%) VoIP
12 17 (22.97%) IPsec
12 17 (22.97%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (21.62%) Internet
14 15 (20.27%) EIGRP
15 13 (17.57%) Multicast
15 13 (17.57%) VPLS
15 13 (17.57%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.46%) Financial Institution
5 6 (8.11%) Law
6 5 (6.76%) Advertising
7 4 (5.41%) French Language
8 2 (2.70%) Electronics
8 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.70%) Marketing
8 2 (2.70%) Public Sector
9 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (86.49%) Network Engineer
2 40 (54.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Network Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Network Support
6 3 (4.05%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.05%) Replication
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.35%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.35%) Unix
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Load Balancing
2 16 (21.62%) ITIL
3 13 (17.57%) Network Design
4 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (13.51%) Patch Management
5 9 (12.16%) Project Delivery
6 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.46%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (9.46%) Network Management
6 7 (9.46%) Project Management
6 7 (9.46%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (6.76%) Business Continuity
7 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.76%) Statistics
8 4 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.41%) Network Packet Analysis
8 4 (5.41%) Preventative Maintenance
8 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (85.14%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (68.92%) CCNP
3 23 (31.08%) CCNA
4 19 (25.68%) CCIE
5 11 (14.86%) JNCIA
6 9 (12.16%) CCDA
6 9 (12.16%) CCDP
7 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (9.46%) CCSA
8 7 (9.46%) CCSE
8 7 (9.46%) MCSE
9 5 (6.76%) Degree
10 4 (5.41%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.70%) JNCIE
11 2 (2.70%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.35%) CCDE
12 1 (1.35%) CCIE Service Provider
12 1 (1.35%) CCIP
12 1 (1.35%) MCITP
12 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.05%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.05%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.35%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 68 (91.89%) Cisco
2 38 (51.35%) Juniper
3 34 (45.95%) Palo Alto
4 17 (22.97%) CheckPoint
4 17 (22.97%) HP
5 16 (21.62%) F5
6 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
7 9 (12.16%) Fortinet
7 9 (12.16%) Huawei
8 6 (8.11%) Aruba
8 6 (8.11%) VMware
9 5 (6.76%) Brocade
9 5 (6.76%) Citrix
10 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.05%) Arista
11 3 (4.05%) Ivanti
11 3 (4.05%) McAfee
11 3 (4.05%) Shavlik
11 3 (4.05%) Sophos
11 3 (4.05%) Veeam