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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West / Manchester
Rank 172 162 181
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 22 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 2.84% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 14
Median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,625 £37,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%

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
544 493 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.02% 15.69% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 446 419 531
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 - 1 £38,000 -
Stockport - 1 £24,000 -
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 55 (98.21%) BGP
3 39 (69.64%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (60.71%) WAN
5 33 (58.93%) Juniper
6 32 (57.14%) CCNP
7 31 (55.36%) Firewall
8 26 (46.43%) MPLS
9 24 (42.86%) DNS
9 24 (42.86%) VLAN
9 24 (42.86%) Data Centre
10 19 (33.93%) LAN
11 18 (32.14%) Ericsson
12 17 (30.36%) TCP/IP
12 17 (30.36%) DHCP
12 17 (30.36%) Wireless
12 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
13 16 (28.57%) CCNA
13 16 (28.57%) Brocade
13 16 (28.57%) Network Design
13 16 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (28.57%) Foundry
14 14 (25.00%) VPN
14 14 (25.00%) Internet
15 13 (23.21%) EIGRP
15 13 (23.21%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (21.43%) Redback
16 12 (21.43%) JNCIA
17 11 (19.64%) ZyXEL
17 11 (19.64%) VMware

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:

Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (98.21%) BGP
2 34 (60.71%) WAN
3 31 (55.36%) Firewall
4 26 (46.43%) MPLS
5 24 (42.86%) DNS
5 24 (42.86%) VLAN
6 19 (33.93%) LAN
7 17 (30.36%) DHCP
7 17 (30.36%) TCP/IP
7 17 (30.36%) Wireless
8 16 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (25.00%) Internet
9 14 (25.00%) VPN
10 13 (23.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (23.21%) EIGRP
11 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (16.07%) Network Security
13 8 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
13 8 (14.29%) DMVPN
13 8 (14.29%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.07%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Network Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Network Operations Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Network Support
10 3 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Wiki
4 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
1 6 (10.71%) Unix
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Network Design
2 11 (19.64%) ITIL
3 8 (14.29%) High Availability
3 8 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (12.50%) Change Management
4 7 (12.50%) Coaching
4 7 (12.50%) Network Management
5 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.93%) Data Validation
6 5 (8.93%) Ticket Management
6 5 (8.93%) Validation
7 3 (5.36%) Network Planning
8 2 (3.57%) Fault Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.57%) Presales
9 1 (1.79%) Change Control
9 1 (1.79%) Server Hardening
9 1 (1.79%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) Perl
1 1 (1.79%) PHP
1 1 (1.79%) Python
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (69.64%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (57.14%) CCNP
3 16 (28.57%) CCNA
4 12 (21.43%) JNCIA
5 11 (19.64%) CCIE
6 8 (14.29%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.57%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Nagios
1 7 (12.50%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.79%) Cacti
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) RANCID
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) SCOM
2 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (58.93%) Juniper
3 18 (32.14%) Ericsson
4 16 (28.57%) Brocade
4 16 (28.57%) Foundry
5 12 (21.43%) Redback
6 11 (19.64%) VMware
6 11 (19.64%) ZyXEL
7 10 (17.86%) F5
8 9 (16.07%) Huawei
9 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 8 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
9 8 (14.29%) Fortinet
9 8 (14.29%) HP
9 8 (14.29%) WatchGuard
10 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.57%) Citrix
11 2 (3.57%) NetApp
11 2 (3.57%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
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