The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 168 183 178
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 20 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.63% 1.17% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 11
Median salary £36,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,900 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
551 514 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.24% 14.33% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 483 431 491
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OSPF
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Manchester

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Manchester

OSPF
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Rochdale - 12 £48,250 - 2
Sale - 1 £32,500 -
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 42 (100.00%) BGP
2 40 (95.24%) Cisco
3 27 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (54.76%) MPLS
4 23 (54.76%) WAN
5 22 (52.38%) Juniper
6 20 (47.62%) LAN
6 20 (47.62%) Firewall
7 19 (45.24%) VPN
8 17 (40.48%) Ethernet
8 17 (40.48%) CCNP
9 15 (35.71%) CCNA
9 15 (35.71%) Internet
9 15 (35.71%) VLAN
10 14 (33.33%) Brocade
10 14 (33.33%) Ericsson
10 14 (33.33%) Foundry
11 13 (30.95%) SNMP
11 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
12 12 (28.57%) TACACS
13 11 (26.19%) DNS
13 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
14 10 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (23.81%) Network Management
14 10 (23.81%) VoIP
15 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
15 9 (21.43%) PHP
15 9 (21.43%) Nagios
15 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
15 9 (21.43%) ZyXEL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (100.00%) BGP
2 23 (54.76%) MPLS
2 23 (54.76%) WAN
3 20 (47.62%) Firewall
3 20 (47.62%) LAN
4 19 (45.24%) VPN
5 17 (40.48%) Ethernet
6 15 (35.71%) Internet
6 15 (35.71%) VLAN
7 13 (30.95%) SNMP
8 12 (28.57%) TACACS
9 11 (26.19%) DNS
10 10 (23.81%) VoIP
11 9 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
12 8 (19.05%) Broadband
12 8 (19.05%) HSRP
12 8 (19.05%) IPv6
12 8 (19.05%) Junos
12 8 (19.05%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Network Support
3 7 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Support
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Network Operations Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Lead Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) XMPP
2 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) Wiki
3 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
1 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Unix
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Network Management
1 10 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Network Design
3 6 (14.29%) Network Planning
4 5 (11.90%) Change Control
4 5 (11.90%) Change Management
4 5 (11.90%) Data Validation
4 5 (11.90%) Fault Analysis
4 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.90%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (11.90%) Ticket Management
4 5 (11.90%) Validation
5 3 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (4.76%) Coaching
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.76%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PHP
2 8 (19.05%) Perl
2 8 (19.05%) Python
2 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCNP
3 15 (35.71%) CCNA
4 3 (7.14%) JNCIP
5 2 (4.76%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.38%) CCDP
6 1 (2.38%) CCIE
6 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) KVM
3 1 (2.38%) oVirt
3 1 (2.38%) Postfix
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Nagios
1 9 (21.43%) OpenNMS
2 8 (19.05%) Cacti
2 8 (19.05%) Puppet
2 8 (19.05%) RANCID
2 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 8 (19.05%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) Juniper
3 14 (33.33%) Brocade
3 14 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 14 (33.33%) Foundry
4 9 (21.43%) Huawei
4 9 (21.43%) ZyXEL
5 8 (19.05%) Citrix
6 6 (14.29%) VMware
7 5 (11.90%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (11.90%) Redback
8 4 (9.52%) Ipanema Technologies
9 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.14%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.76%) HP
10 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.38%) Apple
11 1 (2.38%) F5
11 1 (2.38%) NetApp
11 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago