The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
London / Croydon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 43 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.06% 0.81% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 2.90% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +39.28%  
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 Croydon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 43 69 39
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 22.87% 28.05% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 66 30
Median salary £37,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.10% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £27,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

OSPF
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Croydon region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 10 (90.91%) Juniper
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) CCNP
2 9 (81.82%) VoIP
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) BGP
3 8 (72.73%) EIGRP
4 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
5 6 (54.55%) Firewall
6 5 (45.45%) WAN
6 5 (45.45%) CCNA
6 5 (45.45%) VPN
6 5 (45.45%) LAN
6 5 (45.45%) Network Design
6 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
6 5 (45.45%) WatchGuard
6 5 (45.45%) SonicWALL
6 5 (45.45%) Network Security
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (36.36%) HP
8 3 (27.27%) FabricPath
8 3 (27.27%) F5
8 3 (27.27%) MPLS
8 3 (27.27%) Wireless
8 3 (27.27%) IPsec
8 3 (27.27%) SSL
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
8 3 (27.27%) HAProxy

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) BGP
1 9 (81.82%) VoIP
2 8 (72.73%) EIGRP
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) FabricPath
5 3 (27.27%) IPsec
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) VPLS
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) Junos
6 2 (18.18%) Multicast
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) CentOS
1 1 (9.09%) CoreOS
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CCNP
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) JNCIP
3 2 (18.18%) JNCIS
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) CCSA
4 1 (9.09%) CCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) BIND 9
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) iptables
1 1 (9.09%) Kamailio
1 1 (9.09%) OpenSIPS
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
1 3 (27.27%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Juniper
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) SonicWALL
3 5 (45.45%) WatchGuard
4 4 (36.36%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
5 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
6 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
7 1 (9.09%) Meraki