Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > London
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 314 446 434
Rank change year-on-year +132 -12 -42
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 149 295 454
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.76% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.74% 4.17% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 119 244 398
Median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £47,500 £35,060 £37,900
90th Percentile £100,000 £80,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -0.94% -3.64%

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 2,598 7,069 9,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.23% 12.98% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,150 5,805 7,519
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £37,450 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% +5.56%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in London

OSPF
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OSPF in London.

Salary trend for OSPF in London

OSPF
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing OSPF in London over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 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
Central London +137 45 £82,500 +43.48% 2
South London +47 1 £42,500 - 1
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 London region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 148 (99.33%) BGP
2 112 (75.17%) Cisco
3 105 (70.47%) Firewall
4 96 (64.43%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (58.39%) WAN
6 74 (49.66%) Data Centre
7 72 (48.32%) MPLS
7 72 (48.32%) CCNP
8 71 (47.65%) Multicast
9 70 (46.98%) Python
10 69 (46.31%) Wireless
11 61 (40.94%) Microsoft
12 60 (40.27%) VPN
13 59 (39.60%) DNS
14 58 (38.93%) Linux
15 56 (37.58%) Palo Alto
16 52 (34.90%) DHCP
17 51 (34.23%) Finance
18 50 (33.56%) CheckPoint
19 49 (32.89%) LAN
20 47 (31.54%) SNMP
20 47 (31.54%) Wi-Fi
21 46 (30.87%) Network Monitoring
22 44 (29.53%) Ansible
23 42 (28.19%) Network Security
23 42 (28.19%) EIGRP
24 39 (26.17%) AWS
25 38 (25.50%) F5
26 37 (24.83%) CCIE
27 36 (24.16%) IGMP

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 23 (15.44%) Skype for Business
2 7 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (18.12%) MS Visio
2 25 (16.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.17%) AWS
2 34 (22.82%) Azure
3 24 (16.11%) Office 365
4 23 (15.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (15.44%) Route 53
4 23 (15.44%) Slack
5 22 (14.77%) GCP
6 2 (1.34%) Cloud9 IDE
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (99.33%) BGP
2 105 (70.47%) Firewall
3 87 (58.39%) WAN
4 72 (48.32%) MPLS
5 71 (47.65%) Multicast
6 69 (46.31%) Wireless
7 60 (40.27%) VPN
8 59 (39.60%) DNS
9 52 (34.90%) DHCP
10 49 (32.89%) LAN
11 47 (31.54%) SNMP
11 47 (31.54%) Wi-Fi
12 42 (28.19%) EIGRP
12 42 (28.19%) Network Security
13 36 (24.16%) IGMP
14 35 (23.49%) Wireshark
15 34 (22.82%) Cisco Nexus
15 34 (22.82%) IPsec
15 34 (22.82%) TCP/IP
16 32 (21.48%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (0.67%) InfluxDB
1 1 (0.67%) KDB
1 1 (0.67%) Kdb+
1 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (6.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) GitLab
4 1 (0.67%) Redmine
4 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 51 (34.23%) Finance
2 29 (19.46%) Financial Institution
2 29 (19.46%) Telecoms
3 16 (10.74%) Banking
4 5 (3.36%) French Language
4 5 (3.36%) German Language
4 5 (3.36%) Italian Language
4 5 (3.36%) Law
4 5 (3.36%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 98 (65.77%) Network Engineer
2 54 (36.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (14.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (14.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (13.42%) Architect
4 20 (13.42%) Network Architect
5 15 (10.07%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 15 (10.07%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) Network Manager
7 10 (6.71%) Consultant
8 6 (4.03%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.03%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Cloud Consultant
9 5 (3.36%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Network Consultant
9 5 (3.36%) Security Consultant
9 5 (3.36%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (3.36%) Senior Network Consultant
10 4 (2.68%) Network Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.74%) 802.1X
2 7 (4.70%) YAML
3 6 (4.03%) JSON
4 4 (2.68%) Regular Expression
5 3 (2.01%) REST
6 2 (1.34%) LDAP
7 1 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.67%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.67%) XMPP
7 1 (0.67%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 74 (49.66%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.36%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.34%) MPEG
5 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.67%) Eurex
6 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (38.93%) Linux
2 23 (15.44%) Mac OS X
3 4 (2.68%) Windows
4 3 (2.01%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) CentOS
6 1 (0.67%) Debian
6 1 (0.67%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.87%) Network Monitoring
2 34 (22.82%) Low Latency
3 33 (22.15%) Project Delivery
4 27 (18.12%) ITIL
4 27 (18.12%) Load Balancing
5 23 (15.44%) B2B
5 23 (15.44%) Identity Management
5 23 (15.44%) Performance Analysis
5 23 (15.44%) Security Monitoring
6 21 (14.09%) Electronic Trading
6 21 (14.09%) High-Frequency Trading
7 20 (13.42%) Algorithmic Trading
7 20 (13.42%) GAP Analysis
7 20 (13.42%) Information Security
7 20 (13.42%) Reverse Engineering
7 20 (13.42%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 18 (12.08%) DevOps
9 14 (9.40%) Internal Audit
9 14 (9.40%) ITIL V3
9 14 (9.40%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.98%) Python
2 13 (8.72%) Perl
3 5 (3.36%) Java
4 3 (2.01%) C
4 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.67%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.67%) C++
5 1 (0.67%) C-shell
5 1 (0.67%) Korn
5 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 96 (64.43%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (48.32%) CCNP
3 37 (24.83%) CCIE
4 25 (16.78%) CCNA
5 8 (5.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (3.36%) CCIP
7 4 (2.68%) CCDE
7 4 (2.68%) CCDP
8 3 (2.01%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (2.01%) CCSP
9 2 (1.34%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (1.34%) CISSP
9 2 (1.34%) Degree
9 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.67%) CCSA
10 1 (0.67%) CCVP
10 1 (0.67%) CWNA
10 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.36%) NIST
System Software
1 26 (17.45%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.71%) Docker
3 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.34%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.67%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.67%) Firmware
5 1 (0.67%) LXC
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.67%) Xen
5 1 (0.67%) zsh
Systems Management
1 44 (29.53%) Ansible
2 26 (17.45%) Puppet
3 24 (16.11%) Nagios
4 23 (15.44%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (14.09%) Grafana
6 5 (3.36%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (2.01%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (2.01%) Terraform
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.67%) Icinga
9 1 (0.67%) Iperf
9 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 112 (75.17%) Cisco
2 61 (40.94%) Microsoft
3 56 (37.58%) Palo Alto
4 50 (33.56%) CheckPoint
5 38 (25.50%) F5
6 35 (23.49%) Riverbed
7 29 (19.46%) Infoblox
8 28 (18.79%) Splunk
9 23 (15.44%) Avaya
10 22 (14.77%) Fortinet
11 14 (9.40%) ForeScout
12 10 (6.71%) Arista
13 7 (4.70%) Aruba
13 7 (4.70%) Juniper
13 7 (4.70%) SolarWinds
14 6 (4.03%) VMware
15 5 (3.36%) Google
16 3 (2.01%) Citrix
16 3 (2.01%) Meraki
16 3 (2.01%) Verint