Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > London
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 463 496 377
Rank change year-on-year +33 -119 +95
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 297 365 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.53% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.07% 3.67% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 258 295 502
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £84,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 7,299 9,951 11,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.68% 14.39% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5,925 8,218 9,225
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.53% +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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019. 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 -27 53 £60,000 +4.35% 1
West London +36 22 £60,000 +20.00%
South London +17 9 £52,500 +20.00%
North London +11 2 £62,500 -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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.

1 286 (96.30%) BGP
2 278 (93.60%) Cisco
3 219 (73.74%) Firewall
4 201 (67.68%) Cisco Certification
5 186 (62.63%) WAN
6 176 (59.26%) MPLS
7 158 (53.20%) CCNP
8 126 (42.42%) LAN
9 117 (39.39%) CheckPoint
10 112 (37.71%) Cisco ASA
11 110 (37.04%) VPN
12 105 (35.35%) EIGRP
13 103 (34.68%) Palo Alto
14 100 (33.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 100 (33.67%) CCIE
15 96 (32.32%) Juniper
16 90 (30.30%) CCNA
17 89 (29.97%) TCP/IP
18 88 (29.63%) F5
19 83 (27.95%) IPsec
20 77 (25.93%) Finance
21 72 (24.24%) Network Design
22 71 (23.91%) Data Centre
23 70 (23.57%) Cisco IOS
24 69 (23.23%) Wireless
25 68 (22.90%) Network Security
26 61 (20.54%) SolarWinds
27 59 (19.87%) HSRP
28 52 (17.51%) VoIP
29 51 (17.17%) Microsoft

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 8 (2.69%) Skype for Business
2 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.68%) Apache
3 5 (1.68%) IIS
3 5 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.68%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.67%) CMS
4 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.69%) IaaS
3 8 (2.69%) PaaS
4 3 (1.01%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 286 (96.30%) BGP
2 219 (73.74%) Firewall
3 186 (62.63%) WAN
4 176 (59.26%) MPLS
5 126 (42.42%) LAN
6 112 (37.71%) Cisco ASA
7 110 (37.04%) VPN
8 105 (35.35%) EIGRP
9 100 (33.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 89 (29.97%) TCP/IP
11 83 (27.95%) IPsec
12 70 (23.57%) Cisco IOS
13 69 (23.23%) Wireless
14 68 (22.90%) Network Security
15 59 (19.87%) HSRP
16 52 (17.51%) VoIP
17 50 (16.84%) VLAN
18 47 (15.82%) VPLS
19 45 (15.15%) DNS
20 41 (13.80%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
General
1 77 (25.93%) Finance
2 20 (6.73%) Retail
3 17 (5.72%) Financial Institution
4 16 (5.39%) Banking
5 15 (5.05%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.04%) French Language
6 12 (4.04%) German Language
6 12 (4.04%) Italian Language
7 11 (3.70%) Advertising
7 11 (3.70%) Manufacturing
8 9 (3.03%) Front Office
9 8 (2.69%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.67%) Back Office
11 2 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 214 (72.05%) Network Engineer
2 84 (28.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 34 (11.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 31 (10.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 30 (10.10%) Security Engineer
6 29 (9.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 26 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (8.42%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (6.06%) Analyst
9 18 (6.06%) Architect
9 18 (6.06%) Network Analyst
9 18 (6.06%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 18 (6.06%) Senior Security Engineer
10 17 (5.72%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 17 (5.72%) Network Architect
10 17 (5.72%) Network Communications Engineer
10 17 (5.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (5.05%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 15 (5.05%) Network Team Leader
11 15 (5.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.05%) XMPP
2 8 (2.69%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.68%) JSON
4 3 (1.01%) LDAP
5 2 (0.67%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.67%) YAML
6 1 (0.34%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 71 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 36 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.69%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.36%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.02%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.68%) PKI
8 5 (1.68%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.01%) Replication
10 2 (0.67%) Derivative
10 2 (0.67%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.67%) User Experience
10 2 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.12%) Windows
2 32 (10.77%) Linux
3 14 (4.71%) Unix
3 14 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.04%) Ubuntu
4 12 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.03%) Debian
6 6 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.68%) CentOS
7 5 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.67%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (24.24%) Network Design
2 47 (15.82%) Network Monitoring
3 41 (13.80%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (12.46%) Load Balancing
5 36 (12.12%) Project Management
6 32 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 31 (10.44%) ITIL
8 21 (7.07%) Network Architecture
9 18 (6.06%) Computer Science
9 18 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (5.39%) Change Management
11 14 (4.71%) Configuration Management
11 14 (4.71%) Low Latency
11 14 (4.71%) Network Management
11 14 (4.71%) Problem Management
11 14 (4.71%) Web Filtering
12 13 (4.38%) Technical Leadership
13 12 (4.04%) Remediation Plan
13 12 (4.04%) Security Testing
14 11 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.78%) Python
2 18 (6.06%) Perl
3 10 (3.37%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.01%) C++
4 3 (1.01%) Java
4 3 (1.01%) Ruby
5 2 (0.67%) C
6 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 201 (67.68%) Cisco Certification
2 158 (53.20%) CCNP
3 100 (33.67%) CCIE
4 90 (30.30%) CCNA
5 25 (8.42%) Degree
6 22 (7.41%) CCSA
7 21 (7.07%) CCSE
7 21 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (6.06%) MCSE
9 17 (5.72%) CCIE Security
10 16 (5.39%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 15 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (3.70%) CCVP
12 11 (3.70%) JNCIA
13 10 (3.37%) CISSP
14 9 (3.03%) CCIE Collaboration
14 9 (3.03%) JNCIE
15 8 (2.69%) CCIP
15 8 (2.69%) Security Cleared
16 7 (2.36%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.68%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.35%) PMO
2 4 (1.35%) SLA
3 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.68%) Firmware
4 4 (1.35%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.01%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.67%) Docker
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (13.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (7.07%) Cisco Prime
3 19 (6.40%) Nagios
4 12 (4.04%) Ansible
5 8 (2.69%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (2.36%) Cacti
6 7 (2.36%) Nessus
7 5 (1.68%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.68%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.35%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.35%) TrustSec
9 3 (1.01%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.01%) Puppet
9 3 (1.01%) Terraform
10 2 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
11 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.34%) OpenView
11 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 278 (93.60%) Cisco
2 117 (39.39%) CheckPoint
3 103 (34.68%) Palo Alto
4 96 (32.32%) Juniper
5 88 (29.63%) F5
6 61 (20.54%) SolarWinds
7 51 (17.17%) Microsoft
8 44 (14.81%) VMware
9 39 (13.13%) Meraki
10 30 (10.10%) Fortinet
11 23 (7.74%) Dell
12 21 (7.07%) EMC
12 21 (7.07%) Riverbed
13 15 (5.05%) Arista
13 15 (5.05%) NetApp
14 12 (4.04%) McAfee
15 11 (3.70%) Brocade
15 11 (3.70%) BT
15 11 (3.70%) HP
15 11 (3.70%) Speakerbus