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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 163 180 172
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 2.22% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 14
Average salary £40,375 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.93% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £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
496 631 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.01% 15.97% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 430 524 427
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £41,500 -
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) BGP
3 15 (88.24%) Firewall
4 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (70.59%) MPLS
5 12 (70.59%) CCNP
6 11 (64.71%) VPN
7 10 (58.82%) IPsec
7 10 (58.82%) Network Design
7 10 (58.82%) SolarWinds
8 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
8 9 (52.94%) CCNA
8 9 (52.94%) Linux
9 8 (47.06%) LAN
9 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
9 8 (47.06%) F5
10 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
10 7 (41.18%) Juniper
10 7 (41.18%) Wireless
11 6 (35.29%) ITIL
11 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (35.29%) Multicast
11 6 (35.29%) tcpdump
11 6 (35.29%) Network Management
11 6 (35.29%) HSRP
11 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
11 6 (35.29%) Cisco IOS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) BGP
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) MPLS
4 11 (64.71%) VPN
5 10 (58.82%) IPsec
6 8 (47.06%) LAN
7 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (41.18%) Wireless
8 6 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (35.29%) HSRP
8 6 (35.29%) Multicast
8 6 (35.29%) tcpdump
8 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
9 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
9 5 (29.41%) IPv4
9 5 (29.41%) VRRP
10 4 (23.53%) IPv6
General
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) IP Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Network Design
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Network Management
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) High Availability
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Presales
7 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (70.59%) CCNP
3 9 (52.94%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) CCSA
4 5 (29.41%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) HND
5 4 (23.53%) JNCIA
5 4 (23.53%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) FortiGate
2 4 (23.53%) Cacti
2 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) SolarWinds
3 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
3 8 (47.06%) F5
4 7 (41.18%) Juniper
5 5 (29.41%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
6 4 (23.53%) BT
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) Dell
9 1 (5.88%) Aruba
9 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
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