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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 167 167 181
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 12 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.53% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 3.87% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 10
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
619 542 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.42% 13.65% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 483 423 555
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -7 2 £41,000 -1.20% 1
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (92.31%) CCNP
3 24 (92.31%) BGP
4 22 (84.62%) Cisco
5 17 (65.38%) HSRP
6 13 (50.00%) MPLS
7 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 6 (23.08%) CCNA
8 6 (23.08%) SLA
8 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
9 5 (19.23%) VPN
9 5 (19.23%) LAN
10 4 (15.38%) WAN
10 4 (15.38%) Juniper
10 4 (15.38%) EIGRP
10 4 (15.38%) VLAN
11 3 (11.54%) Network Security
11 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (11.54%) Internet
11 3 (11.54%) DSLAM
11 3 (11.54%) IPv6
11 3 (11.54%) Broadband
12 2 (7.69%) SSL
12 2 (7.69%) PPP
12 2 (7.69%) VoIP
12 2 (7.69%) MySQL
12 2 (7.69%) ITIL
12 2 (7.69%) UNIX
12 2 (7.69%) DSL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 24 (92.31%) BGP
3 17 (65.38%) HSRP
4 13 (50.00%) MPLS
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
5 5 (19.23%) LAN
6 4 (15.38%) WAN
6 4 (15.38%) EIGRP
6 4 (15.38%) VLAN
7 3 (11.54%) Network Security
7 3 (11.54%) Broadband
7 3 (11.54%) DSLAM
7 3 (11.54%) IPv6
7 3 (11.54%) Internet
8 2 (7.69%) DSL
8 2 (7.69%) SSL
8 2 (7.69%) VoIP
8 2 (7.69%) PPP
8 2 (7.69%) Wireless
8 2 (7.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Network Engineer
2 16 (61.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security
4 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (92.31%) CCNP
3 6 (23.08%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.85%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) BT
3 1 (3.85%) Redback
3 1 (3.85%) Brocade
3 1 (3.85%) Meraki
3 1 (3.85%) HP
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + on-call payments + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago