Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 399 437 487
Rank change year-on-year +38 +50 -148
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 329 387 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.62% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.97% 4.71% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 286 361 330
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +11.65%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £83,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,450 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.90% +1.81% +9.38%

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 6,623 8,222 10,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.21% 13.19% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,446 6,704 8,486
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +40 91 £70,000 +16.67% 11
West London +2 13 £56,250 +4.65% 5
South London +12 8 £47,500 +11.76% 2
East London +14 2 £53,750 - 3
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 323 (98.18%) BGP
2 291 (88.45%) Cisco
3 282 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
4 237 (72.04%) CCNP
5 222 (67.48%) Firewall
6 187 (56.84%) Palo Alto
7 174 (52.89%) WAN
8 157 (47.72%) LAN
9 155 (47.11%) MPLS
10 150 (45.59%) VPN
11 143 (43.47%) TCP/IP
12 116 (35.26%) CCNA
13 114 (34.65%) Cisco ASA
14 112 (34.04%) Network Security
15 107 (32.52%) IPsec
16 96 (29.18%) Wireless
17 95 (28.88%) VLAN
18 83 (25.23%) Data Centre
19 82 (24.92%) Finance
20 81 (24.62%) Telecoms
21 78 (23.71%) EIGRP
21 78 (23.71%) Juniper
22 70 (21.28%) Multicast
23 68 (20.67%) HSRP
24 66 (20.06%) Network Design
25 64 (19.45%) Load Balancing
25 64 (19.45%) CCIE
26 63 (19.15%) F5
27 59 (17.93%) VRRP
28 58 (17.63%) ITIL

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 10 (3.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.30%) Confluence
3 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (5.47%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 43 (13.07%) AWS
2 26 (7.90%) Azure
3 8 (2.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (1.82%) Office 365
5 5 (1.52%) PaaS
6 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.91%) SaaS
7 2 (0.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (0.61%) GCP
7 2 (0.61%) IaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) G Suite
8 1 (0.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 323 (98.18%) BGP
2 222 (67.48%) Firewall
3 174 (52.89%) WAN
4 157 (47.72%) LAN
5 155 (47.11%) MPLS
6 150 (45.59%) VPN
7 143 (43.47%) TCP/IP
8 114 (34.65%) Cisco ASA
9 112 (34.04%) Network Security
10 107 (32.52%) IPsec
11 96 (29.18%) Wireless
12 95 (28.88%) VLAN
13 78 (23.71%) EIGRP
14 70 (21.28%) Multicast
15 68 (20.67%) HSRP
16 59 (17.93%) VRRP
17 57 (17.33%) Wi-Fi
18 56 (17.02%) Cisco IOS
19 52 (15.81%) Cisco Nexus
20 51 (15.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (10.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.82%) Subversion
3 2 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 82 (24.92%) Finance
2 81 (24.62%) Telecoms
3 33 (10.03%) Banking
4 15 (4.56%) French Language
5 11 (3.34%) German Language
5 11 (3.34%) Italian Language
5 11 (3.34%) Law
6 10 (3.04%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.04%) Japanese Language
7 7 (2.13%) Legal
8 5 (1.52%) Advertising
8 5 (1.52%) Retail
9 4 (1.22%) Marketing
10 3 (0.91%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.91%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.61%) Electronics
11 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 291 (88.45%) Network Engineer
2 108 (32.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (6.99%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (6.99%) Network Security Engineer
3 23 (6.99%) Security Engineer
4 20 (6.08%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (5.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 19 (5.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (5.47%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 17 (5.17%) WAN Engineer
8 15 (4.56%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (4.56%) Network Operations Engineer
8 15 (4.56%) Operations Engineer
9 14 (4.26%) Switch Engineer
10 13 (3.95%) Core Network Engineer
10 13 (3.95%) IP Engineer
11 11 (3.34%) IP Network Engineer
12 10 (3.04%) NOC Engineer
13 9 (2.74%) Cloud Automation Engineer
13 9 (2.74%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.89%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.82%) LAMP
3 5 (1.52%) LDAP
4 2 (0.61%) Jinja
4 2 (0.61%) JSON
4 2 (0.61%) XMPP
4 2 (0.61%) YAML
5 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.30%) REST
5 1 (0.30%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 83 (25.23%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.04%) Replication
3 8 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (1.82%) Clustering
4 6 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.82%) Video\Live Streaming
5 5 (1.52%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.22%) User Experience
7 3 (0.91%) IPTV
7 3 (0.91%) MPEG
8 2 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.61%) Eurex
8 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.30%) IVR
9 1 (0.30%) Social Media
9 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.81%) Linux
2 20 (6.08%) Windows
3 9 (2.74%) CentOS
4 8 (2.43%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.82%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.22%) Unix
7 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.91%) Android
8 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Debian
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.06%) Network Design
2 64 (19.45%) Load Balancing
3 58 (17.63%) ITIL
4 30 (9.12%) Network Monitoring
5 27 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (7.29%) Patch Management
7 23 (6.99%) Statistics
8 22 (6.69%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (5.47%) Infrastructure Management
11 17 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 16 (4.86%) DevOps
13 15 (4.56%) Project Delivery
14 14 (4.26%) Computer Science
14 14 (4.26%) Internal Audit
14 14 (4.26%) Network Management
15 12 (3.65%) High Availability
15 12 (3.65%) Information Security
15 12 (3.65%) Service Delivery
16 11 (3.34%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.90%) Python
2 18 (5.47%) Bash Shell
3 5 (1.52%) C
3 5 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 282 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 237 (72.04%) CCNP
3 116 (35.26%) CCNA
4 64 (19.45%) CCIE
5 36 (10.94%) Degree
6 23 (6.99%) JNCIP
7 19 (5.78%) CCSA
8 15 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (4.26%) JNCIA
10 12 (3.65%) CCDP
11 11 (3.34%) CCDA
11 11 (3.34%) MCSE
12 9 (2.74%) CCSE
13 8 (2.43%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.82%) CWNA
14 6 (1.82%) SC Cleared
15 5 (1.52%) CCIP
15 5 (1.52%) JNCIS
16 4 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.13%) SLA
2 2 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 26 (7.90%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.26%) Firmware
4 6 (1.82%) VMware NSX
5 5 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.52%) vSphere
6 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 23 (6.99%) FortiGate
2 20 (6.08%) Ansible
3 14 (4.26%) Puppet
4 12 (3.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.82%) Nagios
5 6 (1.82%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.52%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (0.91%) Salt
8 3 (0.91%) SCOM
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.61%) Observium
9 2 (0.61%) Terraform
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 291 (88.45%) Cisco
2 187 (56.84%) Palo Alto
3 78 (23.71%) Juniper
4 63 (19.15%) F5
5 53 (16.11%) CheckPoint
6 48 (14.59%) Meraki
7 40 (12.16%) Microsoft
8 31 (9.42%) Fortinet
9 26 (7.90%) HP
10 25 (7.60%) VMware
11 24 (7.29%) Aruba
11 24 (7.29%) SolarWinds
12 23 (6.99%) Arista
13 18 (5.47%) Extreme Networks
14 17 (5.17%) Aerohive Networks
14 17 (5.17%) Citrix
15 16 (4.86%) Ruckus Wireless
15 16 (4.86%) Ubiquiti
16 13 (3.95%) Huawei
17 11 (3.34%) ForeScout