Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 422 391 419
Rank change year-on-year -31 +28 -2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 453 574 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.67% 0.77% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 5.25% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 394 502 470
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,100 £39,750 £36,081
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +13.40% -3.00%

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 9,210 10,942 11,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.53% 14.75% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7,553 8,965 10,253
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,050 £30,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -11 96 £60,000 - 15
West London +35 24 £55,000 -4.35% 6
East London -11 7 £100,000 +125.99% 7
North London - 5 £35,000 -
South London -5 1 £59,000 +21.03% 1
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 443 (97.79%) BGP
2 421 (92.94%) Cisco
3 310 (68.43%) Cisco Certification
4 276 (60.93%) Firewall
5 269 (59.38%) CCNP
6 219 (48.34%) MPLS
7 212 (46.80%) WAN
8 167 (36.87%) LAN
8 167 (36.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 166 (36.64%) VPN
10 158 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
11 152 (33.55%) Juniper
12 141 (31.13%) EIGRP
13 131 (28.92%) Wireless
14 129 (28.48%) CheckPoint
15 126 (27.81%) CCIE
16 121 (26.71%) Finance
17 116 (25.61%) CCNA
18 112 (24.72%) Data Centre
19 109 (24.06%) Palo Alto
20 106 (23.40%) Network Security
21 105 (23.18%) F5
22 103 (22.74%) IPsec
23 97 (21.41%) TCP/IP
24 96 (21.19%) Telecoms
24 96 (21.19%) SolarWinds
25 85 (18.76%) Microsoft
26 77 (17.00%) DNS
27 75 (16.56%) Banking
27 75 (16.56%) 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 16 (3.53%) Skype for Business
2 8 (1.77%) CMS
3 3 (0.66%) Apache
3 3 (0.66%) IIS
4 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.22%) nginx
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (2.65%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.77%) SaaS
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.66%) Office 365
5 3 (0.66%) Serverless
6 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.22%) G Suite
7 1 (0.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 443 (97.79%) BGP
2 276 (60.93%) Firewall
3 219 (48.34%) MPLS
4 212 (46.80%) WAN
5 167 (36.87%) Cisco Nexus
5 167 (36.87%) LAN
6 166 (36.64%) VPN
7 158 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
8 141 (31.13%) EIGRP
9 131 (28.92%) Wireless
10 106 (23.40%) Network Security
11 103 (22.74%) IPsec
12 97 (21.41%) TCP/IP
13 77 (17.00%) DNS
14 75 (16.56%) Cisco IOS
15 74 (16.34%) HSRP
16 65 (14.35%) VLAN
17 64 (14.13%) Ethernet
18 60 (13.25%) NetScaler
19 59 (13.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.65%) Big Data
2 2 (0.44%) MySQL
2 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.66%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 121 (26.71%) Finance
2 96 (21.19%) Telecoms
3 75 (16.56%) Banking
4 30 (6.62%) Retail
5 29 (6.40%) French Language
5 29 (6.40%) German Language
5 29 (6.40%) Italian Language
6 26 (5.74%) Financial Institution
7 25 (5.52%) Advertising
8 20 (4.42%) Law
9 16 (3.53%) Investment Banking
10 14 (3.09%) Multimedia
10 14 (3.09%) Spanish Language
11 10 (2.21%) Front Office
12 9 (1.99%) Legal
13 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.44%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 269 (59.38%) Network Engineer
2 72 (15.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 66 (14.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 65 (14.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 33 (7.28%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 31 (6.84%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 26 (5.74%) Consultant
8 23 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (5.08%) Security Engineer
9 21 (4.64%) Linux Engineer
9 21 (4.64%) Support Engineer
10 20 (4.42%) Network Security Engineer
10 20 (4.42%) Telephony Engineer
11 19 (4.19%) Administrator
11 19 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (3.97%) Network Consultant
13 17 (3.75%) Graduate
14 16 (3.53%) Security Specialist
14 16 (3.53%) Senior Security Specialist
14 16 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.73%) 802.1X
2 28 (6.18%) XMPP
3 14 (3.09%) LDAP
4 6 (1.32%) Web Services
5 5 (1.10%) RFC 2544
6 3 (0.66%) CSS
7 2 (0.44%) HTML
8 1 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.22%) LAMP
8 1 (0.22%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 112 (24.72%) Data Centre
2 45 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.19%) Fintech
3 19 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (2.87%) Hedge funds
7 12 (2.65%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (2.21%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.21%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 9 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.55%) DataPower
10 7 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.32%) Clustering
11 6 (1.32%) User Experience
12 5 (1.10%) PKI
13 4 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.88%) Digital Signage
13 4 (0.88%) IPTV
13 4 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.47%) Linux
2 32 (7.06%) Windows
3 24 (5.30%) CentOS
4 22 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.09%) Unix
6 13 (2.87%) Fedora
7 11 (2.43%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.21%) FreeNAS
9 8 (1.77%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.88%) Debian
11 3 (0.66%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.44%) Solaris
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.22%) SUSE
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (10.60%) Network Monitoring
1 48 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 44 (9.71%) Low Latency
4 43 (9.49%) Network Management
5 40 (8.83%) DevOps
6 39 (8.61%) High Availability
7 36 (7.95%) Kalman Filter
7 36 (7.95%) Load Balancing
8 35 (7.73%) Network Design
9 33 (7.28%) Capacity Planning
10 31 (6.84%) Web Filtering
11 27 (5.96%) Network Architecture
11 27 (5.96%) Network Load Balancing
12 25 (5.52%) ITIL
13 22 (4.86%) Mathematics
14 21 (4.64%) Configuration Management
15 17 (3.75%) Project Management
16 16 (3.53%) Change Management
16 16 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 63 (13.91%) Python
2 53 (11.70%) Perl
3 45 (9.93%) Bash Shell
4 34 (7.51%) Ruby
5 14 (3.09%) Java
5 14 (3.09%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.87%) Bourne shell
6 13 (2.87%) Korn
7 9 (1.99%) C++
8 6 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.10%) AWK
9 5 (1.10%) sed
9 5 (1.10%) SQL
10 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.44%) PHP
11 1 (0.22%) Go
11 1 (0.22%) Lisp
11 1 (0.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 310 (68.43%) Cisco Certification
2 269 (59.38%) CCNP
3 126 (27.81%) CCIE
4 116 (25.61%) CCNA
5 56 (12.36%) Degree
6 37 (8.17%) CCVP
7 22 (4.86%) JNCIS
7 22 (4.86%) Numerate Degree
8 20 (4.42%) CCSP
8 20 (4.42%) JNCIA
9 18 (3.97%) CCSE
10 16 (3.53%) CCIP
10 16 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (3.31%) CCSA
12 13 (2.87%) JNCIP
12 13 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (2.87%) RHCA
12 13 (2.87%) RHCE
12 13 (2.87%) RHCSA
13 12 (2.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.75%) PCI DSS
1 17 (3.75%) SLA
2 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.66%) GDPR
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 19 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.97%) VMware NSX
3 16 (3.53%) NFS
4 13 (2.87%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (2.21%) iptables
7 8 (1.77%) Firmware
8 7 (1.55%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.55%) vSphere
9 4 (0.88%) Docker
9 4 (0.88%) XenServer
10 3 (0.66%) KVM
10 3 (0.66%) Snort
10 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.22%) pfSense
11 1 (0.22%) Postfix
11 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.22%) Xen
11 1 (0.22%) XenApp
11 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (9.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 31 (6.84%) Cisco Prime
3 25 (5.52%) FortiGate
4 23 (5.08%) Ansible
5 22 (4.86%) Nagios
6 18 (3.97%) SolarWinds Orion
7 17 (3.75%) Puppet
8 13 (2.87%) Terraform
9 11 (2.43%) Cacti
9 11 (2.43%) Cisco UCCX
9 11 (2.43%) Kubernetes
10 10 (2.21%) Cisco UCCE
11 8 (1.77%) Nessus
12 4 (0.88%) Observium
13 3 (0.66%) EnCase
13 3 (0.66%) Nexpose
13 3 (0.66%) Nmap
13 3 (0.66%) Suricata
13 3 (0.66%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 421 (92.94%) Cisco
2 152 (33.55%) Juniper
3 129 (28.48%) CheckPoint
4 109 (24.06%) Palo Alto
5 105 (23.18%) F5
6 96 (21.19%) SolarWinds
7 85 (18.76%) Microsoft
8 51 (11.26%) Citrix
9 42 (9.27%) Arista
10 41 (9.05%) VMware
11 35 (7.73%) Red Hat
12 34 (7.51%) HP
13 30 (6.62%) Fortinet
14 16 (3.53%) Dell
14 16 (3.53%) Meraki
14 16 (3.53%) Zscaler
15 15 (3.31%) Speakerbus
16 13 (2.87%) Riverbed
17 11 (2.43%) BT
17 11 (2.43%) Symantec