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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 165 188 188
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 32 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% 0.10% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.70% 0.72% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 3 4
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £39,400
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
561 552 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.01% 14.10% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 493 427 476
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 - 16 £36,500 - 2
Stockport +1 2 £24,000 -29.41% 1
Cheadle - 2 £30,000 -
Salford - 1 - -
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 53 (100.00%) BGP
2 51 (96.23%) Cisco
3 38 (71.70%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (58.49%) Juniper
5 27 (50.94%) WAN
6 26 (49.06%) MPLS
6 26 (49.06%) Firewall
7 25 (47.17%) Internet
8 24 (45.28%) Ericsson
8 24 (45.28%) Telecoms
8 24 (45.28%) Brocade
8 24 (45.28%) Foundry
9 23 (43.40%) VLAN
9 23 (43.40%) CCNP
10 22 (41.51%) CCNA
11 20 (37.74%) DNS
12 19 (35.85%) Data Centre
13 18 (33.96%) Ethernet
13 18 (33.96%) LAN
13 18 (33.96%) VPN
14 16 (30.19%) TACACS
15 15 (28.30%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (26.42%) Network Management
16 14 (26.42%) OpenNMS
16 14 (26.42%) Huawei
16 14 (26.42%) ZyXEL
16 14 (26.42%) Nagios
17 12 (22.64%) Redback
18 11 (20.75%) SNMP
18 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP

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 1 (1.89%) Apache
1 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (100.00%) BGP
2 27 (50.94%) WAN
3 26 (49.06%) Firewall
3 26 (49.06%) MPLS
4 25 (47.17%) Internet
5 23 (43.40%) VLAN
6 20 (37.74%) DNS
7 18 (33.96%) Ethernet
7 18 (33.96%) LAN
7 18 (33.96%) VPN
8 16 (30.19%) TACACS
9 15 (28.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (20.75%) SNMP
10 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
11 10 (18.87%) ICMP
11 10 (18.87%) IPv6
11 10 (18.87%) VoIP
12 8 (15.09%) Broadband
12 8 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (15.09%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (45.28%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Network Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) NOC Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) Support Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Network Operations Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Network Support
5 9 (16.98%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) WAN Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) Cisco Support
8 6 (11.32%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.89%) LAMP
1 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
1 1 (1.89%) Node.js
1 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Wiki
3 2 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Unix
3 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Network Management
2 10 (18.87%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (18.87%) Network Design
3 9 (16.98%) ITIL
3 9 (16.98%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
5 7 (13.21%) Coaching
6 6 (11.32%) Change Control
6 6 (11.32%) Fault Analysis
6 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.32%) Network Planning
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.66%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) Data Validation
7 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.66%) Ticket Management
7 3 (5.66%) Validation
8 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.77%) ERP
9 1 (1.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) PHP
2 8 (15.09%) Perl
2 8 (15.09%) Python
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (71.70%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (43.40%) CCNP
3 22 (41.51%) CCNA
4 9 (16.98%) JNCIA
5 8 (15.09%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.89%) CCDP
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE
6 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) KVM
3 1 (1.89%) oVirt
3 1 (1.89%) Postfix
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) Nagios
1 14 (26.42%) OpenNMS
2 8 (15.09%) Cacti
2 8 (15.09%) Puppet
2 8 (15.09%) RANCID
2 8 (15.09%) SCCM
2 8 (15.09%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 51 (96.23%) Cisco
2 31 (58.49%) Juniper
3 24 (45.28%) Brocade
3 24 (45.28%) Ericsson
3 24 (45.28%) Foundry
4 14 (26.42%) Huawei
4 14 (26.42%) ZyXEL
5 12 (22.64%) Redback
6 9 (16.98%) VMware
7 6 (11.32%) HP
8 5 (9.43%) Citrix
8 5 (9.43%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.43%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.77%) NetApp
10 1 (1.89%) Apple
10 1 (1.89%) Google
10 1 (1.89%) Ipanema Technologies
10 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
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Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
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