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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 172 170 186
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 10 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% 2.13% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 6
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
492 564 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.49% 14.45% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 416 488 539
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Manchester

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 20 (90.91%) Firewall
2 17 (77.27%) BGP
3 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (59.09%) CCNP
4 13 (59.09%) Cisco
5 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 9 (40.91%) HSRP
6 9 (40.91%) DNS
7 7 (31.82%) DHCP
7 7 (31.82%) UNIX
7 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 7 (31.82%) LAN
7 7 (31.82%) Wireless
7 7 (31.82%) Network Management
8 6 (27.27%) VoIP
8 6 (27.27%) WAN
8 6 (27.27%) CCNA
9 5 (22.73%) ICMP
9 5 (22.73%) MPLS
9 5 (22.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (22.73%) Linux
9 5 (22.73%) SNMP
9 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 5 (22.73%) Project Management
9 5 (22.73%) NetScout
9 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
10 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (18.18%) EIGRP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) Firewall
2 17 (77.27%) BGP
3 9 (40.91%) DNS
3 9 (40.91%) HSRP
4 7 (31.82%) Wireless
4 7 (31.82%) LAN
4 7 (31.82%) DHCP
5 6 (27.27%) VoIP
5 6 (27.27%) WAN
6 5 (22.73%) SNMP
6 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 5 (22.73%) MPLS
6 5 (22.73%) ICMP
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 4 (18.18%) IPv6
8 3 (13.64%) VPN
8 3 (13.64%) Network Security
9 2 (9.09%) GLBP
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Network Management
2 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCNP
3 6 (27.27%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.55%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) NetScout
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Meraki
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago