The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 33 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.60% 0.40% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 2.50% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £47,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +111.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
OSPF
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 19.76% 15.94% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 56
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

OSPF
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Croydon region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Croydon

OSPF
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) SHDSL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) SHDSL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) BT