Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 387 397
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 +56
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 550 584 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.78% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.06% 4.90% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 484 526 619
London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £39,750 £36,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £74,375 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +14.58% -6.80% +6.19%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 10860 11920 14194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.45% 15.93% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8864 10189 12019
London median annual salary £54,375 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.64% +7.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in London

OSPF
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF in London.

Salary trend for OSPF in London

OSPF
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in London

OSPF
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Central London -11 77 £60,000 +11.63% 6
West London -47 26 £57,500 +27.78% 1
East London +12 15 £46,000 -18.94% 1
South London -12 6 £52,500 +16.67%
North London +2 1 £62,500 -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 532 (96.73%) BGP
2 487 (88.55%) Cisco
3 401 (72.91%) Cisco Certification
4 365 (66.36%) Firewall
5 334 (60.73%) CCNP
6 332 (60.36%) MPLS
7 290 (52.73%) VPN
8 238 (43.27%) Juniper
9 235 (42.73%) WAN
10 234 (42.55%) EIGRP
11 221 (40.18%) IPsec
12 206 (37.45%) Finance
13 194 (35.27%) Cisco Nexus
14 173 (31.45%) LAN
15 172 (31.27%) DNS
16 170 (30.91%) CCIE
17 169 (30.73%) Palo Alto
18 151 (27.45%) Wireless
19 141 (25.64%) Data Centre
20 134 (24.36%) Network Security
21 128 (23.27%) Cisco IOS
21 128 (23.27%) CCNA
22 127 (23.09%) Cisco ASA
23 119 (21.64%) Banking
24 117 (21.27%) Linux
25 115 (20.91%) VoIP
25 115 (20.91%) CheckPoint
26 108 (19.64%) TCP/IP
27 106 (19.27%) Network Design
27 106 (19.27%) VLAN

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 59 (10.73%) CMS
2 31 (5.64%) Skype for Business
3 15 (2.73%) Apache
4 4 (0.73%) nginx
5 2 (0.36%) JBoss
5 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (10.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 11 (2.00%) Office 365
4 11 (2.00%) SaaS
5 4 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Akamai
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 532 (96.73%) BGP
2 365 (66.36%) Firewall
3 332 (60.36%) MPLS
4 290 (52.73%) VPN
5 235 (42.73%) WAN
6 234 (42.55%) EIGRP
7 221 (40.18%) IPsec
8 194 (35.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 173 (31.45%) LAN
10 172 (31.27%) DNS
11 151 (27.45%) Wireless
12 134 (24.36%) Network Security
13 128 (23.27%) Cisco IOS
14 127 (23.09%) Cisco ASA
15 115 (20.91%) VoIP
16 108 (19.64%) TCP/IP
17 106 (19.27%) VLAN
18 102 (18.55%) Multicast
19 101 (18.36%) Junos
20 99 (18.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.73%) MySQL
2 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.91%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.73%) Subversion
5 3 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 206 (37.45%) Finance
2 119 (21.64%) Banking
3 72 (13.09%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 17 (3.09%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.73%) Law
7 9 (1.64%) Legal
8 8 (1.45%) French Language
8 8 (1.45%) German Language
8 8 (1.45%) Italian Language
9 7 (1.27%) Advertising
9 7 (1.27%) Retail
10 3 (0.55%) Marketing
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
11 2 (0.36%) Games
11 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 359 (65.27%) Network Engineer
2 146 (26.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 119 (21.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 104 (18.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 59 (10.73%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 58 (10.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 40 (7.27%) Juniper Engineer
8 30 (5.45%) Support Engineer
9 29 (5.27%) Architect
9 29 (5.27%) Team Leader
10 28 (5.09%) Network Support
10 28 (5.09%) Network Support Engineer
11 27 (4.91%) Lead Network Engineer
11 27 (4.91%) Network Team Leader
12 26 (4.73%) Analyst
13 24 (4.36%) Administrator
13 24 (4.36%) Network Security Analyst
13 24 (4.36%) Security Analyst
14 23 (4.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 23 (4.18%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (14.18%) XMPP
2 45 (8.18%) 802.1X
3 11 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.55%) CSS
4 3 (0.55%) JSON
4 3 (0.55%) REST
5 1 (0.18%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.18%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 141 (25.64%) Data Centre
2 66 (12.00%) Clustering
3 35 (6.36%) Computer Science
4 32 (5.82%) Eurex
5 23 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.36%) Virtual Team
7 11 (2.00%) DataPower
7 11 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (2.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 8 (1.45%) Fintech
8 8 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.27%) Equities
9 7 (1.27%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.27%) PKI
10 6 (1.09%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.91%) Spread Betting
12 4 (0.73%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 117 (21.27%) Linux
2 74 (13.45%) Windows
3 35 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.82%) CentOS
5 19 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 15 (2.73%) Unix
7 14 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.18%) Solaris
9 11 (2.00%) Debian
9 11 (2.00%) SUSE
9 11 (2.00%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.64%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.09%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.91%) Kali Linux
12 5 (0.91%) VMS
12 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.73%) AIX
14 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.18%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (19.27%) Network Design
2 69 (12.55%) Load Balancing
3 54 (9.82%) Mentoring
4 51 (9.27%) Network Management
5 45 (8.18%) High Availability
5 45 (8.18%) Low Latency
6 44 (8.00%) ITIL
7 42 (7.64%) Line Management
8 41 (7.45%) Network Monitoring
9 38 (6.91%) Migration
10 35 (6.36%) Change Management
11 33 (6.00%) Project Management
12 29 (5.27%) Capacity Planning
13 28 (5.09%) Business Continuity
14 26 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (4.36%) Network Packet Analysis
15 24 (4.36%) Problem Management
16 23 (4.18%) DevOps
17 20 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (3.64%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 78 (14.18%) Python
2 51 (9.27%) Bash Shell
3 46 (8.36%) Perl
4 41 (7.45%) Ruby
5 15 (2.73%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.73%) Bourne shell
6 4 (0.73%) C-shell
6 4 (0.73%) Korn
6 4 (0.73%) PHP
7 2 (0.36%) Java
7 2 (0.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 401 (72.91%) Cisco Certification
2 334 (60.73%) CCNP
3 170 (30.91%) CCIE
4 128 (23.27%) CCNA
5 81 (14.73%) JNCIP
6 66 (12.00%) Degree
7 60 (10.91%) CCVP
8 41 (7.45%) CCSA
8 41 (7.45%) JNCIS
9 32 (5.82%) CCSE
10 31 (5.64%) CCIP
11 29 (5.27%) CCNP Voice
12 25 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
13 23 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
14 21 (3.82%) CISSP
15 18 (3.27%) JNCIE
16 15 (2.73%) CCDE
17 12 (2.18%) CCDA
17 12 (2.18%) CCDP
17 12 (2.18%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.82%) SLA
2 6 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) COBIT
4 2 (0.36%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.18%) GCP
5 1 (0.18%) GDPR
5 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 45 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (7.09%) Active Directory
3 27 (4.91%) iptables
3 27 (4.91%) NFS
3 27 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (2.73%) VMware NSX
5 12 (2.18%) KVM
6 9 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.64%) XenServer
7 5 (0.91%) Snort
8 4 (0.73%) Ceph
8 4 (0.73%) Firmware
9 2 (0.36%) Docker
9 2 (0.36%) Postfix
9 2 (0.36%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.36%) XenApp
10 1 (0.18%) vCloud
10 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 81 (14.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 61 (11.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 59 (10.73%) Cisco UCCE
4 31 (5.64%) Nagios
5 27 (4.91%) FortiGate
6 23 (4.18%) SolarWinds Orion
7 20 (3.64%) Cacti
8 15 (2.73%) Cisco Prime
8 15 (2.73%) Puppet
9 13 (2.36%) Oracle ZFS
10 9 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (1.64%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.09%) Ansible
11 6 (1.09%) OpenView
12 5 (0.91%) EnCase
12 5 (0.91%) Nessus
12 5 (0.91%) Nexpose
12 5 (0.91%) Nmap
12 5 (0.91%) QRadar
12 5 (0.91%) Suricata
Vendors
1 487 (88.55%) Cisco
2 238 (43.27%) Juniper
3 169 (30.73%) Palo Alto
4 115 (20.91%) CheckPoint
5 106 (19.27%) F5
6 82 (14.91%) Microsoft
7 63 (11.45%) VMware
8 60 (10.91%) Riverbed
9 57 (10.36%) Citrix
10 56 (10.18%) SolarWinds
11 45 (8.18%) Arista
12 40 (7.27%) Red Hat
13 28 (5.09%) Fortinet
14 26 (4.73%) NICE Systems
15 24 (4.36%) HP
16 20 (3.64%) Aruba
17 16 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
18 15 (2.73%) Avaya
19 14 (2.55%) Brocade
20 13 (2.36%) Tufin