Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 425 421 372
Rank change year-on-year -4 -49 +5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 405 519 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.70% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.58% 4.94% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 361 451 558
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £36,500 £39,750 £36,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -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 8,842 10,496 11,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.31% 14.17% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7,180 8,659 9,935
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +0.93% +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +17 89 £60,000 - 9
West London +26 27 £55,000 -12.00% 6
North London +18 5 £35,000 -44.00% 1
East London -7 5 £100,000 +117.39% 2
South London -14 3 £47,500 -9.52% 4
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 396 (97.78%) BGP
2 373 (92.10%) Cisco
3 279 (68.89%) Cisco Certification
4 245 (60.49%) Firewall
5 227 (56.05%) CCNP
6 208 (51.36%) MPLS
7 203 (50.12%) WAN
8 170 (41.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 147 (36.30%) EIGRP
10 143 (35.31%) CheckPoint
11 141 (34.81%) LAN
11 141 (34.81%) Finance
12 139 (34.32%) Wireless
13 138 (34.07%) CCIE
14 128 (31.60%) Juniper
15 121 (29.88%) Cisco ASA
16 119 (29.38%) VPN
17 114 (28.15%) Palo Alto
18 106 (26.17%) Network Security
18 106 (26.17%) CCNA
19 104 (25.68%) Data Centre
20 103 (25.43%) F5
21 102 (25.19%) IPsec
22 95 (23.46%) VoIP
23 92 (22.72%) TCP/IP
24 90 (22.22%) Banking
25 87 (21.48%) Telecoms
26 85 (20.99%) Microsoft
27 81 (20.00%) SolarWinds
28 80 (19.75%) Cisco IOS

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 24 (5.93%) CMS
1 24 (5.93%) Skype for Business
2 5 (1.23%) IIS
3 3 (0.74%) Apache
3 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (3.95%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.74%) Serverless
6 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.49%) Office 365
6 2 (0.49%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.25%) G Suite
7 1 (0.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 396 (97.78%) BGP
2 245 (60.49%) Firewall
3 208 (51.36%) MPLS
4 203 (50.12%) WAN
5 170 (41.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 147 (36.30%) EIGRP
7 141 (34.81%) LAN
8 139 (34.32%) Wireless
9 121 (29.88%) Cisco ASA
10 119 (29.38%) VPN
11 106 (26.17%) Network Security
12 102 (25.19%) IPsec
13 95 (23.46%) VoIP
14 92 (22.72%) TCP/IP
15 80 (19.75%) Cisco IOS
16 79 (19.51%) DNS
17 56 (13.83%) VLAN
18 54 (13.33%) DHCP
19 52 (12.84%) BIG-IP
20 51 (12.59%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.99%) Big Data
2 3 (0.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.49%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 141 (34.81%) Finance
2 90 (22.22%) Banking
3 87 (21.48%) Telecoms
4 32 (7.90%) Retail
5 26 (6.42%) French Language
5 26 (6.42%) German Language
5 26 (6.42%) Italian Language
6 24 (5.93%) Advertising
7 19 (4.69%) Front Office
8 17 (4.20%) Law
9 15 (3.70%) Financial Institution
10 12 (2.96%) Spanish Language
11 9 (2.22%) Legal
12 8 (1.98%) Investment Banking
13 5 (1.23%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 227 (56.05%) Network Engineer
2 80 (19.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 66 (16.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 47 (11.60%) Senior Network Engineer
5 31 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (7.16%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 29 (7.16%) Voice Engineer
7 28 (6.91%) Network Security Engineer
7 28 (6.91%) Security Engineer
7 28 (6.91%) Telephony Engineer
8 27 (6.67%) Consultant
9 24 (5.93%) Support Engineer
10 23 (5.68%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
12 20 (4.94%) Network Consultant
13 18 (4.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 17 (4.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 17 (4.20%) Voice Network Engineer
15 15 (3.70%) Graduate
15 15 (3.70%) Network Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (11.11%) XMPP
2 28 (6.91%) 802.1X
3 7 (1.73%) LDAP
4 5 (1.23%) Web Services
5 3 (0.74%) RFC 2544
6 2 (0.49%) CSS
6 2 (0.49%) LAMP
7 1 (0.25%) Ajax
7 1 (0.25%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.25%) HTML
7 1 (0.25%) JSON
7 1 (0.25%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.25%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (25.68%) Data Centre
2 37 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.95%) Hedge funds
3 16 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.46%) Clustering
5 12 (2.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (2.72%) Fintech
7 9 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.98%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.73%) PKI
10 6 (1.48%) User Experience
11 4 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.99%) Digital Signage
11 4 (0.99%) IPTV
11 4 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 3 (0.74%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.59%) Linux
2 33 (8.15%) Windows
3 23 (5.68%) CentOS
4 20 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.44%) Unix
6 13 (3.21%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.47%) Fedora
8 9 (2.22%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.23%) Debian
9 5 (1.23%) FreeNAS
10 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.49%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (9.63%) Kalman Filter
3 38 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
3 38 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (7.90%) Low Latency
4 32 (7.90%) Network Design
5 30 (7.41%) Network Management
5 30 (7.41%) Web Filtering
6 29 (7.16%) DevOps
6 29 (7.16%) ITIL
7 28 (6.91%) Load Balancing
8 26 (6.42%) Network Load Balancing
9 25 (6.17%) Network Architecture
10 24 (5.93%) Mentoring
11 20 (4.94%) High Availability
11 20 (4.94%) Mathematics
12 19 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (3.70%) Configuration Management
13 15 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
14 14 (3.46%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.57%) Python
2 48 (11.85%) Perl
3 32 (7.90%) Bash Shell
4 26 (6.42%) Ruby
5 12 (2.96%) Java
6 11 (2.72%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.47%) Bourne shell
7 10 (2.47%) C++
7 10 (2.47%) Korn
8 3 (0.74%) PHP
8 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.74%) SQL
9 2 (0.49%) AWK
9 2 (0.49%) sed
10 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.25%) Lisp
10 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 279 (68.89%) Cisco Certification
2 227 (56.05%) CCNP
3 138 (34.07%) CCIE
4 106 (26.17%) CCNA
5 51 (12.59%) CCVP
6 38 (9.38%) Degree
7 20 (4.94%) Numerate Degree
8 18 (4.44%) JNCIA
9 17 (4.20%) CCIP
10 15 (3.70%) JNCIS
11 11 (2.72%) CCNP Voice
11 11 (2.72%) CCSA
12 10 (2.47%) CCSE
12 10 (2.47%) RHCA
12 10 (2.47%) RHCE
12 10 (2.47%) RHCSA
13 9 (2.22%) CCIE Security
13 9 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (1.98%) CCDP
14 8 (1.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.20%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.72%) SLA
3 6 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.49%) GDPR
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 18 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.96%) VMware NSX
4 10 (2.47%) NFS
5 8 (1.98%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.73%) vSphere
7 5 (1.23%) Firmware
7 5 (1.23%) iptables
7 5 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.99%) Docker
9 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.49%) KVM
10 2 (0.49%) Snort
11 1 (0.25%) LXC
11 1 (0.25%) pfSense
11 1 (0.25%) Postfix
11 1 (0.25%) Samba
11 1 (0.25%) Xen
11 1 (0.25%) XenApp
11 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 74 (18.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 27 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 26 (6.42%) Cisco UCCE
4 19 (4.69%) Ansible
5 17 (4.20%) Nagios
6 15 (3.70%) FortiGate
7 13 (3.21%) Terraform
8 12 (2.96%) Puppet
9 11 (2.72%) Kubernetes
10 9 (2.22%) Nessus
11 6 (1.48%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.49%) Cacti
12 2 (0.49%) EnCase
12 2 (0.49%) Grafana
12 2 (0.49%) Nexpose
12 2 (0.49%) Nmap
12 2 (0.49%) Suricata
12 2 (0.49%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 373 (92.10%) Cisco
2 143 (35.31%) CheckPoint
3 128 (31.60%) Juniper
4 114 (28.15%) Palo Alto
5 103 (25.43%) F5
6 85 (20.99%) Microsoft
7 81 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 35 (8.64%) VMware
9 33 (8.15%) Fortinet
10 32 (7.90%) Arista
10 32 (7.90%) Speakerbus
11 31 (7.65%) HP
12 28 (6.91%) BT
13 27 (6.67%) Red Hat
14 26 (6.42%) Riverbed
15 23 (5.68%) Citrix
16 20 (4.94%) Dell
17 17 (4.20%) Etrali
17 17 (4.20%) Mitel
18 16 (3.95%) Red Box