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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 162 173 189
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 12 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 2.17% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 6
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £27,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,150 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
500 553 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.51% 14.46% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 408 443 491
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £55,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram 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 2 June 2015. 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
Rochdale - 2 £41,000 -
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) BGP
3 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (72.00%) CCNP
4 18 (72.00%) Cisco
5 14 (56.00%) HSRP
6 13 (52.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (28.00%) MPLS
7 7 (28.00%) LAN
7 7 (28.00%) DNS
8 6 (24.00%) WAN
8 6 (24.00%) CCNA
8 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (20.00%) Network Management
9 5 (20.00%) DHCP
9 5 (20.00%) UNIX
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) Wireless
10 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (16.00%) VoIP
10 4 (16.00%) Juniper
10 4 (16.00%) IPv6
10 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
10 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (12.00%) Network Security
11 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (12.00%) ICMP
11 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (12.00%) Linux

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) BGP
3 14 (56.00%) HSRP
4 7 (28.00%) MPLS
4 7 (28.00%) LAN
4 7 (28.00%) DNS
5 6 (24.00%) WAN
6 5 (20.00%) DHCP
6 5 (20.00%) Wireless
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (16.00%) VoIP
7 4 (16.00%) IPv6
7 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (12.00%) Network Security
8 3 (12.00%) ICMP
8 3 (12.00%) SNMP
8 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.00%) VPN
9 2 (8.00%) LLU
9 2 (8.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (56.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (20.00%) Network Management
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (72.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Juniper
3 3 (12.00%) NetScout
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Meraki
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus bonus, + oncall + excellent ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago