Period
to 23 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 427 395 457
Rank change year-on-year -32 +62 +84
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 141 305 339
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.68% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.36% 5.22% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 126 267 309
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,625 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +5.26%
75th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £98,125 £80,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +6.67% -

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 3,232 5,848 7,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.17% 13.12% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,487 4,794 6,448
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,913 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £38,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,138 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.35% +0.25% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in London

OSPF
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OSPF in London.

Salary trend for OSPF in London

OSPF
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing OSPF in London over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

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 April 2021. 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 +19 31 £86,250 +23.21% 4
West London +37 3 £43,750 -27.08% 1
East London +14 1 £52,000 +4.00% 1
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 127 (90.07%) BGP
2 114 (80.85%) Cisco
3 94 (66.67%) Palo Alto
4 87 (61.70%) Firewall
5 80 (56.74%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (43.26%) CCNP
7 57 (40.43%) AWS
8 53 (37.59%) TCP/IP
9 52 (36.88%) WAN
10 47 (33.33%) Finance
11 46 (32.62%) MPLS
12 40 (28.37%) VPN
13 38 (26.95%) EIGRP
14 35 (24.82%) Wireless
14 35 (24.82%) Multicast
15 33 (23.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 32 (22.70%) Network Security
17 31 (21.99%) Fortinet
17 31 (21.99%) Cisco Nexus
18 29 (20.57%) LAN
18 29 (20.57%) Data Centre
19 28 (19.86%) Ansible
19 28 (19.86%) Python
19 28 (19.86%) CheckPoint
20 27 (19.15%) Azure
21 26 (18.44%) Juniper
21 26 (18.44%) Linux
22 25 (17.73%) F5
23 24 (17.02%) HSRP
24 23 (16.31%) Cisco ASA

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 6 (4.26%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.42%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 57 (40.43%) AWS
2 33 (23.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 27 (19.15%) Azure
4 19 (13.48%) AWS Direct Connect
5 6 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.26%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (4.26%) Route 53
5 6 (4.26%) Slack
6 5 (3.55%) GCP
7 2 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.42%) SaaS
8 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (90.07%) BGP
2 87 (61.70%) Firewall
3 53 (37.59%) TCP/IP
4 52 (36.88%) WAN
5 46 (32.62%) MPLS
6 40 (28.37%) VPN
7 38 (26.95%) EIGRP
8 35 (24.82%) Multicast
8 35 (24.82%) Wireless
9 32 (22.70%) Network Security
10 31 (21.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (20.57%) LAN
12 24 (17.02%) HSRP
13 23 (16.31%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (16.31%) SD-WAN
14 22 (15.60%) VLAN
15 20 (14.18%) IPsec
16 18 (12.77%) VRRP
17 17 (12.06%) DNS
18 16 (11.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.38%) Banking
4 6 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.26%) Marketing
4 6 (4.26%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.55%) Electronics
6 4 (2.84%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 88 (62.41%) Network Engineer
2 32 (22.70%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (13.48%) Cloud Engineer
4 18 (12.77%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (9.93%) Network Team Leader
5 14 (9.93%) Team Leader
6 11 (7.80%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Juniper Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Network Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Core Network Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) IP Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) IP Network Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Automation Team Leader
11 6 (4.26%) Cloud Automation Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 5 (3.55%) Analyst
12 5 (3.55%) Network Analyst
12 5 (3.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.89%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.55%) JSON
3 4 (2.84%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (2.13%) YAML
5 2 (1.42%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.71%) Express
6 1 (0.71%) LDAP
6 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.57%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.84%) IPTV
5 3 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.42%) Blog
6 2 (1.42%) e-Health
6 2 (1.42%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.44%) Linux
2 7 (4.96%) Mac OS X
2 7 (4.96%) Unix
3 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.13%) Windows
4 2 (1.42%) SUSE
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.71%) CentOS
5 1 (0.71%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.60%) ITIL
3 20 (14.18%) Problem Management
4 19 (13.48%) Scrum
5 17 (12.06%) Network Monitoring
6 16 (11.35%) Infrastructure Management
7 15 (10.64%) Change Management
7 15 (10.64%) DevOps
8 14 (9.93%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (9.22%) Incident Management
9 13 (9.22%) Low Latency
10 12 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (8.51%) Network Architecture
10 12 (8.51%) Network Design
11 11 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (7.80%) Project Delivery
11 11 (7.80%) Service Delivery
12 10 (7.09%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.09%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.86%) Python
2 14 (9.93%) C
3 7 (4.96%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.42%) Java
5 2 (1.42%) Perl
5 2 (1.42%) PHP
5 2 (1.42%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (56.74%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (43.26%) CCNP
3 19 (13.48%) CCIE
4 11 (7.80%) JNCIP
5 9 (6.38%) Degree
6 6 (4.26%) CCNA
6 6 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.84%) CCDE
8 3 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.71%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.71%) CCSA
9 1 (0.71%) CCSE
9 1 (0.71%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (2.84%) SLA
3 2 (1.42%) NIST
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.96%) Docker
3 3 (2.13%) Firmware
4 2 (1.42%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (19.86%) Ansible
2 12 (8.51%) Terraform
3 10 (7.09%) FortiGate
3 10 (7.09%) Puppet
4 8 (5.67%) Nagios
5 7 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.55%) Cacti
6 5 (3.55%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.55%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (2.84%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (2.84%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.42%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.42%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.71%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.71%) NetMRI
9 1 (0.71%) Observium
9 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 114 (80.85%) Cisco
2 94 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 31 (21.99%) Fortinet
4 28 (19.86%) CheckPoint
5 26 (18.44%) Juniper
6 25 (17.73%) F5
7 20 (14.18%) Meraki
8 17 (12.06%) Tufin
9 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 14 (9.93%) SolarWinds
11 13 (9.22%) Riverbed
12 10 (7.09%) Aruba
13 9 (6.38%) Arista
14 6 (4.26%) Avaya
14 6 (4.26%) Brocade
14 6 (4.26%) Splunk
15 5 (3.55%) Infoblox
15 5 (3.55%) Nokia
15 5 (3.55%) SAP
16 4 (2.84%) Extreme Networks