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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / London
Rank 313 421 323
Rank change year-on-year +108 -98  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 300 244 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 0.58% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.74% 3.69% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 257 194 320
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 5227 6618 7588
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.74% 15.78% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4419 5583 6333
Median salary £52,500 £51,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 March 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 March 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 +14 31 £57,500 +4.54% 9
Croydon - 9 £37,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £34,180 - 3
Canary Wharf - 5 £70,000 -
Hounslow -6 2 £45,000 -
Heathrow -7 2 £38,750 -
Enfield - 1 £47,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £80,000 -
Westminster - 1 £35,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 614 (94.32%) BGP
2 517 (79.42%) Cisco
3 449 (68.97%) Firewall
4 437 (67.13%) Cisco Certification
5 399 (61.29%) MPLS
6 376 (57.76%) CCNP
7 314 (48.23%) Juniper
8 290 (44.55%) VPN
9 273 (41.94%) WAN
10 238 (36.56%) Data Centre
11 225 (34.56%) LAN
12 218 (33.49%) Palo Alto
13 212 (32.57%) Wireless
14 194 (29.80%) Network Security
15 193 (29.65%) Cisco ASA
15 193 (29.65%) EIGRP
16 169 (25.96%) CheckPoint
17 165 (25.35%) DNS
18 156 (23.96%) CCNA
19 151 (23.20%) F5
20 146 (22.43%) TCP/IP
21 143 (21.97%) Finance
21 143 (21.97%) Network Design
22 140 (21.51%) CCIE
23 136 (20.89%) Linux
24 128 (19.66%) Telecoms
24 128 (19.66%) Cisco Nexus
25 116 (17.82%) IPsec
26 109 (16.74%) VLAN
27 105 (16.13%) Cisco IOS

OSPF
Top Related 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 (2.46%) IIS
2 15 (2.30%) Apache
3 14 (2.15%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.15%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.23%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 16 (2.46%) MS Office
4 3 (0.46%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.08%) Office 365
4 4 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.46%) Akamai
6 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.15%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 614 (94.32%) BGP
2 449 (68.97%) Firewall
3 399 (61.29%) MPLS
4 290 (44.55%) VPN
5 273 (41.94%) WAN
6 225 (34.56%) LAN
7 212 (32.57%) Wireless
8 194 (29.80%) Network Security
9 193 (29.65%) Cisco ASA
9 193 (29.65%) EIGRP
10 165 (25.35%) DNS
11 146 (22.43%) TCP/IP
12 128 (19.66%) Cisco Nexus
13 116 (17.82%) IPsec
14 109 (16.74%) VLAN
15 105 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
15 105 (16.13%) HSRP
16 86 (13.21%) DHCP
17 81 (12.44%) VRRP
18 77 (11.83%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.15%) MySQL
1 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
2 12 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 143 (21.97%) Finance
2 128 (19.66%) Telecoms
3 38 (5.84%) Banking
4 33 (5.07%) Financial Institution
5 19 (2.92%) Retail
6 13 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.54%) French Language
7 10 (1.54%) Online Betting
8 8 (1.23%) Italian Language
9 5 (0.77%) Law
10 3 (0.46%) Games
10 3 (0.46%) Marketing
11 2 (0.31%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 447 (68.66%) Network Engineer
2 157 (24.12%) Senior Network Engineer
3 121 (18.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 112 (17.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 78 (11.98%) Juniper Engineer
6 64 (9.83%) Network Security Engineer
6 64 (9.83%) Security Engineer
7 50 (7.68%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 50 (7.68%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 39 (5.99%) Network Support
9 35 (5.38%) Consultant
10 30 (4.61%) Support Engineer
11 25 (3.84%) Architect
12 23 (3.53%) Network Consultant
13 22 (3.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 22 (3.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 21 (3.23%) Network Architect
15 20 (3.07%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
15 20 (3.07%) Analyst
15 20 (3.07%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.92%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.46%) CSS
2 3 (0.46%) JSON
2 3 (0.46%) REST
3 2 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.15%) HTML
4 1 (0.15%) LAMP
4 1 (0.15%) XML
4 1 (0.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 238 (36.56%) Data Centre
2 60 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.45%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.84%) BYOD
5 22 (3.38%) Security Operations Centre
6 21 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 21 (3.23%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (0.92%) Equities
9 5 (0.77%) User Experience
10 4 (0.61%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.61%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.46%) Eurex
11 3 (0.46%) Fintech
11 3 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.46%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.31%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.31%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 136 (20.89%) Linux
2 81 (12.44%) Unix
3 74 (11.37%) Windows
4 31 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.84%) Solaris
8 10 (1.54%) CentOS
8 10 (1.54%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.38%) Debian
10 5 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.77%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.31%) CatOS
14 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (21.97%) Network Design
2 70 (10.75%) Load Balancing
3 63 (9.68%) Network Architecture
4 60 (9.22%) Business Continuity
5 58 (8.91%) ITIL
6 51 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 51 (7.83%) Network Management
6 51 (7.83%) Network Monitoring
7 50 (7.68%) High Availability
8 42 (6.45%) Presales
9 33 (5.07%) Change Management
9 33 (5.07%) Service Management
10 31 (4.76%) Change Control
10 31 (4.76%) Information Security
11 29 (4.45%) Kalman Filter
12 27 (4.15%) ITSM
13 25 (3.84%) IT Strategy
14 24 (3.69%) Mentoring
15 23 (3.53%) Capacity Planning
16 22 (3.38%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 58 (8.91%) Python
2 36 (5.53%) Bash Shell
3 32 (4.92%) Perl
4 8 (1.23%) Ruby
5 7 (1.08%) C
6 5 (0.77%) SQL
7 4 (0.61%) C++
8 3 (0.46%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.31%) PHP
10 1 (0.15%) Jython
10 1 (0.15%) Lua
Qualifications
1 437 (67.13%) Cisco Certification
2 376 (57.76%) CCNP
3 156 (23.96%) CCNA
4 140 (21.51%) CCIE
5 103 (15.82%) Degree
6 51 (7.83%) JNCIP
7 31 (4.76%) JNCIA
8 25 (3.84%) CCDP
9 24 (3.69%) JNCIS
10 15 (2.30%) CCIP
11 10 (1.54%) Security Cleared
12 8 (1.23%) CCSE
12 8 (1.23%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.23%) JNCIE
12 8 (1.23%) SC Cleared
12 8 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.92%) CCSP
14 5 (0.77%) CCSA
14 5 (0.77%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.69%) SLA
2 22 (3.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (3.07%) PCI DSS
4 14 (2.15%) ISO27002
5 8 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.77%) JSP 440
System Software
1 60 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (3.69%) Hyper-V
3 20 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 17 (2.61%) ProxySG
5 13 (2.00%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.54%) Firmware
7 9 (1.38%) NFS
8 8 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.08%) iptables
10 4 (0.61%) KVM
10 4 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.46%) vSphere
11 3 (0.46%) XenApp
12 1 (0.15%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.15%) vCloud
12 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (6.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 30 (4.61%) FortiGate
3 25 (3.84%) Nagios
4 21 (3.23%) Cacti
5 18 (2.76%) Puppet
6 17 (2.61%) Ansible
7 16 (2.46%) Cisco CME
7 16 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
8 12 (1.84%) HAProxy
9 10 (1.54%) OpenView
9 10 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (0.92%) Netcool
11 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.61%) SCOM
11 4 (0.61%) vRealize
12 3 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
12 3 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.46%) OpenNebula
12 3 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 517 (79.42%) Cisco
2 314 (48.23%) Juniper
3 218 (33.49%) Palo Alto
4 169 (25.96%) CheckPoint
5 151 (23.20%) F5
6 95 (14.59%) SolarWinds
7 77 (11.83%) VMware
8 65 (9.98%) HP
9 64 (9.83%) Fortinet
10 52 (7.99%) Riverbed
11 42 (6.45%) Microsoft
12 41 (6.30%) Arista
13 40 (6.14%) SonicWALL
14 36 (5.53%) Citrix
15 35 (5.38%) Avaya
16 34 (5.22%) Meraki
17 31 (4.76%) Extreme Networks
18 28 (4.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 28 (4.30%) Blue Coat
19 25 (3.84%) Red Hat
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £37,256 - 40,483 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus/ Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum 27 days annual leave, spot bonuses,
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus package
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, overtime
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
West London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £32,475 - 36,243 per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-55,000 + Bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago