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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 419 412
Rank change year-on-year +61 -7  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 279 224 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.76% 0.57% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.77% 3.53% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 250 195 237
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5853 6350 7223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.89% 16.09% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4836 5488 6144
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing OSPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 38 £67,500 +22.72% 8
Westminster - 8 £35,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £37,500 -
Croydon +8 2 £45,000 -7.69%
West End of London -3 2 £60,000 +17.07%
Uxbridge +2 1 £63,500 +19.81%
Hounslow -5 1 £25,000 -44.44%
West Wickham - 1 £47,500 -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 558 (96.37%) BGP
2 471 (81.35%) Cisco
3 408 (70.47%) Firewall
4 372 (64.25%) Cisco Certification
5 328 (56.65%) MPLS
6 308 (53.20%) CCNP
7 264 (45.60%) VPN
8 256 (44.21%) Juniper
9 241 (41.62%) WAN
10 203 (35.06%) LAN
11 191 (32.99%) EIGRP
12 183 (31.61%) Palo Alto
13 179 (30.92%) F5
14 174 (30.05%) Cisco ASA
14 174 (30.05%) CheckPoint
15 172 (29.71%) DNS
16 162 (27.98%) Wireless
17 157 (27.12%) Network Security
18 156 (26.94%) Linux
19 153 (26.42%) Data Centre
20 147 (25.39%) CCNA
21 141 (24.35%) TCP/IP
22 138 (23.83%) IPsec
22 138 (23.83%) VLAN
23 136 (23.49%) Cisco Nexus
24 133 (22.97%) Finance
25 128 (22.11%) CCIE
26 115 (19.86%) Network Design
27 111 (19.17%) Load Balancing
28 106 (18.31%) 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 32 (5.53%) Apache
2 17 (2.94%) IIS
2 17 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 17 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 10 (1.73%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.52%) JBoss
5 3 (0.52%) nginx
6 1 (0.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (4.66%) MS Visio
2 21 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.86%) Office 365
5 3 (0.52%) Akamai
5 3 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 558 (96.37%) BGP
2 408 (70.47%) Firewall
3 328 (56.65%) MPLS
4 264 (45.60%) VPN
5 241 (41.62%) WAN
6 203 (35.06%) LAN
7 191 (32.99%) EIGRP
8 174 (30.05%) Cisco ASA
9 172 (29.71%) DNS
10 162 (27.98%) Wireless
11 157 (27.12%) Network Security
12 141 (24.35%) TCP/IP
13 138 (23.83%) IPsec
13 138 (23.83%) VLAN
14 136 (23.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 106 (18.31%) Cisco IOS
16 100 (17.27%) Internet
17 97 (16.75%) DHCP
18 94 (16.23%) Multicast
19 81 (13.99%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.17%) MySQL
2 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (3.97%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.90%) Metasploit
2 11 (1.90%) Subversion
3 9 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 133 (22.97%) Finance
2 86 (14.85%) Telecoms
3 30 (5.18%) Banking
4 26 (4.49%) Financial Institution
5 13 (2.25%) Retail
6 7 (1.21%) Law
6 7 (1.21%) Legal
7 5 (0.86%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.52%) Marketing
9 2 (0.35%) French Language
9 2 (0.35%) Games
9 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 408 (70.47%) Network Engineer
2 135 (23.32%) Cisco Engineer
3 129 (22.28%) Senior Network Engineer
4 126 (21.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 76 (13.13%) Juniper Engineer
6 63 (10.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 63 (10.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 56 (9.67%) Network Security Engineer
7 56 (9.67%) Security Engineer
8 31 (5.35%) Network Support
8 31 (5.35%) Support Engineer
9 28 (4.84%) Analyst
10 24 (4.15%) IP Network Engineer
10 24 (4.15%) Network Analyst
11 22 (3.80%) Security Analyst
12 21 (3.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 21 (3.63%) Linux Engineer
12 21 (3.63%) Network Security Analyst
13 20 (3.45%) Consultant
13 20 (3.45%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.84%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.07%) CSS
3 11 (1.90%) JSON
3 11 (1.90%) REST
4 3 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.35%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.17%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.17%) HTML
6 1 (0.17%) LAMP
6 1 (0.17%) XML
6 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 153 (26.42%) Data Centre
2 36 (6.22%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 19 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (2.42%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.38%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.21%) Clustering
8 7 (1.21%) Eurex
9 6 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.69%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.69%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.69%) User Experience
11 3 (0.52%) Fintech
12 2 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.35%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.17%) CMDB
13 1 (0.17%) NHS
13 1 (0.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 156 (26.94%) Linux
2 106 (18.31%) Windows
3 66 (11.40%) Unix
4 31 (5.35%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.45%) CentOS
5 20 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 19 (3.28%) Debian
7 16 (2.76%) VMS
8 15 (2.59%) Solaris
9 12 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.90%) Kali Linux
10 11 (1.90%) Mac OS X
11 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.38%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.35%) CatOS
15 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (19.86%) Network Design
2 111 (19.17%) Load Balancing
3 88 (15.20%) Network Monitoring
4 57 (9.84%) High Availability
4 57 (9.84%) ITIL
5 55 (9.50%) Network Management
6 39 (6.74%) Presales
7 38 (6.56%) Change Management
8 32 (5.53%) Low Latency
9 30 (5.18%) Business Continuity
9 30 (5.18%) Mentoring
9 30 (5.18%) Network Architecture
10 28 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
11 24 (4.15%) Open Source
12 20 (3.45%) Change Control
12 20 (3.45%) DevOps
12 20 (3.45%) Security Operations
13 19 (3.28%) Analytics
13 19 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 101 (17.44%) Python
2 56 (9.67%) Bash Shell
3 44 (7.60%) Perl
4 37 (6.39%) Ruby
5 20 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.69%) C
6 4 (0.69%) C++
7 3 (0.52%) SQL
8 2 (0.35%) PHP
8 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.17%) Java
9 1 (0.17%) Jython
Qualifications
1 372 (64.25%) Cisco Certification
2 308 (53.20%) CCNP
3 147 (25.39%) CCNA
4 128 (22.11%) CCIE
5 66 (11.40%) Degree
6 40 (6.91%) JNCIP
7 26 (4.49%) JNCIS
8 25 (4.32%) CCSA
9 22 (3.80%) CCSE
10 20 (3.45%) JNCIA
11 18 (3.11%) CCDP
12 15 (2.59%) CCDA
13 13 (2.25%) CCSP
13 13 (2.25%) JNCIE
13 13 (2.25%) Security Cleared
14 12 (2.07%) CCIP
14 12 (2.07%) SC Cleared
15 11 (1.90%) Check Point Certification
15 11 (1.90%) GIAC
15 11 (1.90%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 15 (2.59%) SLA
4 8 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.52%) COBIT
7 2 (0.35%) GCP
System Software
1 59 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.45%) iptables
3 20 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (3.28%) NFS
5 18 (3.11%) KVM
6 15 (2.59%) Hyper-V
7 12 (2.07%) Snort
8 11 (1.90%) ProxySG
9 10 (1.73%) Ceph
9 10 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.21%) XenApp
11 6 (1.04%) Firmware
11 6 (1.04%) XenServer
12 3 (0.52%) vCloud
13 2 (0.35%) vSphere
13 2 (0.35%) Xen
14 1 (0.17%) Kamailio
14 1 (0.17%) OpenSIPS
14 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 33 (5.70%) Puppet
2 25 (4.32%) Nagios
2 25 (4.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 24 (4.15%) Cacti
4 20 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 17 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
6 16 (2.76%) OpenView
7 15 (2.59%) Cisco Prime
7 15 (2.59%) FortiGate
8 11 (1.90%) EnCase
8 11 (1.90%) Nessus
8 11 (1.90%) Nexpose
8 11 (1.90%) Nmap
8 11 (1.90%) OpenNebula
8 11 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.90%) Rsyslog
9 10 (1.73%) Ansible
10 9 (1.55%) Cisco UCCX
11 8 (1.38%) Cisco CME
11 8 (1.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 471 (81.35%) Cisco
2 256 (44.21%) Juniper
3 183 (31.61%) Palo Alto
4 179 (30.92%) F5
5 174 (30.05%) CheckPoint
6 84 (14.51%) SolarWinds
7 82 (14.16%) Microsoft
8 73 (12.61%) VMware
9 69 (11.92%) HP
10 47 (8.12%) Citrix
11 45 (7.77%) Fortinet
12 35 (6.04%) Red Hat
13 32 (5.53%) Arista
13 32 (5.53%) Riverbed
14 30 (5.18%) Avaya
15 27 (4.66%) SonicWALL
16 26 (4.49%) Blue Coat
17 23 (3.97%) Meraki
18 22 (3.80%) Huawei
19 19 (3.28%) Brocade
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Forman IT
Salary: Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent bonus/shift + extensive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5% on call allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5-10% shift allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum pension, health insurance, profit an
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
University of Surrey
Salary: £31,076 to £38,183
Posted: 17 days ago
London
University of Surrey
Salary: £31,076 to £38,183
Posted: 17 days ago