Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 483 379 470
Rank change year-on-year -104 +91 -63
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 368 571 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.82% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% 5.18% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 298 498 388
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 9,970 11,031 12,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.38% 15.79% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,226 9,234 10,935
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £29,300
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,550
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018. 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 -6 99 £57,500 - 11
West London +13 14 £50,000 +11.11% 8
East London +6 8 £50,000 -28.57% 3
North London -1 3 £62,500 +33.69%
South London -42 2 £43,750 +16.67%
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 356 (96.74%) BGP
2 337 (91.58%) Cisco
3 242 (65.76%) Cisco Certification
4 234 (63.59%) Firewall
5 224 (60.87%) CCNP
6 182 (49.46%) MPLS
7 177 (48.10%) WAN
8 172 (46.74%) VPN
9 164 (44.57%) Juniper
10 134 (36.41%) Cisco ASA
11 130 (35.33%) LAN
12 115 (31.25%) Network Security
13 110 (29.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 109 (29.62%) EIGRP
15 106 (28.80%) TCP/IP
16 97 (26.36%) CheckPoint
17 95 (25.82%) CCIE
18 92 (25.00%) Data Centre
19 88 (23.91%) DNS
20 86 (23.37%) Wireless
21 85 (23.10%) F5
22 80 (21.74%) Palo Alto
22 80 (21.74%) HSRP
22 80 (21.74%) IPsec
23 75 (20.38%) Problem-Solving
24 72 (19.57%) Telecoms
25 71 (19.29%) Python
26 70 (19.02%) Ethernet
26 70 (19.02%) Cisco IOS
27 64 (17.39%) VPLS

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 5 (1.36%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.27%) CMS
2 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 60 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.25%) SaaS
4 14 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (3.53%) IaaS
5 13 (3.53%) PaaS
5 13 (3.53%) Serverless
6 3 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.82%) Office 365
7 1 (0.27%) Akamai
7 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 356 (96.74%) BGP
2 234 (63.59%) Firewall
3 182 (49.46%) MPLS
4 177 (48.10%) WAN
5 172 (46.74%) VPN
6 134 (36.41%) Cisco ASA
7 130 (35.33%) LAN
8 115 (31.25%) Network Security
9 110 (29.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 109 (29.62%) EIGRP
11 106 (28.80%) TCP/IP
12 88 (23.91%) DNS
13 86 (23.37%) Wireless
14 80 (21.74%) HSRP
14 80 (21.74%) IPsec
15 70 (19.02%) Cisco IOS
15 70 (19.02%) Ethernet
16 64 (17.39%) NetScaler
16 64 (17.39%) VPLS
17 63 (17.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.08%) Big Data
2 4 (1.09%) BigQuery
2 4 (1.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.54%) Blockchain
3 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.27%) MySQL
4 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (3.53%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
General
1 72 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 61 (16.58%) Finance
3 47 (12.77%) Banking
4 28 (7.61%) Financial Institution
5 23 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 16 (4.35%) Multimedia
7 14 (3.80%) Advertising
8 13 (3.53%) French Language
9 12 (3.26%) German Language
9 12 (3.26%) Italian Language
10 9 (2.45%) Law
11 8 (2.17%) Spanish Language
12 7 (1.90%) Games
12 7 (1.90%) Retail
13 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.54%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.27%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 241 (65.49%) Network Engineer
2 71 (19.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 54 (14.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 49 (13.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 32 (8.70%) Network Security Specialist
5 32 (8.70%) Security Specialist
5 32 (8.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 32 (8.70%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 32 (8.70%) Senior Network Specialist
5 32 (8.70%) Senior Security Specialist
6 28 (7.61%) Security Engineer
7 26 (7.07%) Network Specialist
8 24 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 21 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 17 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (4.08%) Juniper Engineer
11 15 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
12 13 (3.53%) Network Support
12 13 (3.53%) Network Support Engineer
12 13 (3.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 12 (3.26%) LDAP
3 11 (2.99%) XMPP
4 6 (1.63%) RFC 2547
5 5 (1.36%) RFC 2544
6 4 (1.09%) Apache Flex
6 4 (1.09%) D3.js
6 4 (1.09%) ggplot
6 4 (1.09%) HTML
6 4 (1.09%) Matplotlib
7 2 (0.54%) CSS
8 1 (0.27%) RESTful
8 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 92 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 57 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (9.24%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.71%) Fintech
5 15 (4.08%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.72%) DataPower
8 10 (2.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 4 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.09%) Anti-Piracy
9 4 (1.09%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.09%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.82%) Cyberattack
10 3 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.54%) Clustering
11 2 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.04%) Linux
2 15 (4.08%) Windows
3 14 (3.80%) Unix
4 6 (1.63%) CentOS
4 6 (1.63%) FreeNAS
5 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.09%) Fedora
7 2 (0.54%) Solaris
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.38%) Problem-Solving
2 43 (11.68%) Low Latency
3 42 (11.41%) Network Monitoring
4 41 (11.14%) Load Balancing
5 36 (9.78%) High Availability
6 33 (8.97%) Network Management
7 32 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
8 30 (8.15%) Network Design
9 25 (6.79%) Configuration Management
10 24 (6.52%) DevOps
11 22 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (5.71%) Decision-Making
12 21 (5.71%) Project Management
13 20 (5.43%) Change Management
14 19 (5.16%) Investment Management
14 19 (5.16%) Network Architecture
15 18 (4.89%) Risk Management
16 16 (4.35%) Information Security
17 15 (4.08%) Innovative Thinking
17 15 (4.08%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 71 (19.29%) Python
2 31 (8.42%) Perl
3 27 (7.34%) Bash Shell
4 18 (4.89%) PowerShell
5 17 (4.62%) Ruby
6 12 (3.26%) PHP
7 10 (2.72%) SQL
8 7 (1.90%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.63%) Java
10 4 (1.09%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.09%) Korn
11 3 (0.82%) AWK
11 3 (0.82%) C
11 3 (0.82%) sed
12 1 (0.27%) Go
12 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 242 (65.76%) Cisco Certification
2 224 (60.87%) CCNP
3 95 (25.82%) CCIE
4 59 (16.03%) CCNA
5 48 (13.04%) Degree
6 30 (8.15%) CCSE
7 29 (7.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 25 (6.79%) CCSP
9 23 (6.25%) CISSP
10 20 (5.43%) JNCIP
11 18 (4.89%) CCSA
11 18 (4.89%) JNCIS
12 17 (4.62%) CCVP
13 15 (4.08%) CLAS
14 13 (3.53%) JNCIA
14 13 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (2.99%) CCIP
15 11 (2.99%) JNCIE
15 11 (2.99%) MCSE
16 10 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.26%) SLA
2 2 (0.54%) GCP
3 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.27%) GDPR
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (5.16%) VMware NSX
4 15 (4.08%) XenServer
5 10 (2.72%) iptables
5 10 (2.72%) NFS
6 7 (1.90%) Firmware
7 6 (1.63%) Active Directory
7 6 (1.63%) KVM
7 6 (1.63%) XenApp
7 6 (1.63%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.27%) Docker
9 1 (0.27%) Snort
9 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (6.52%) Cacti
2 19 (5.16%) Nagios
3 18 (4.89%) Ansible
4 16 (4.35%) Puppet
5 15 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 14 (3.80%) SolarWinds Orion
7 13 (3.53%) FortiGate
8 7 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (1.90%) Terraform
9 6 (1.63%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (1.36%) SCOM
11 4 (1.09%) CA Spectrum
11 4 (1.09%) Observium
11 4 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.27%) EnCase
12 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.27%) RANCID
12 1 (0.27%) Suricata
12 1 (0.27%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 337 (91.58%) Cisco
2 164 (44.57%) Juniper
3 97 (26.36%) CheckPoint
4 85 (23.10%) F5
5 80 (21.74%) Palo Alto
6 62 (16.85%) SolarWinds
7 53 (14.40%) Citrix
7 53 (14.40%) VMware
8 35 (9.51%) Arista
9 32 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 27 (7.34%) Fortinet
11 26 (7.07%) Infoblox
12 23 (6.25%) HP
13 22 (5.98%) Blue Coat
14 21 (5.71%) Imperva
15 18 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (3.80%) Red Hat
17 12 (3.26%) Meraki
17 12 (3.26%) Nokia
18 10 (2.72%) IBM