The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 173 178 174
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% 0.15% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 1.03% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 2
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,050 £49,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
559 581 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.94% 14.16% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 492 505 464
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
North West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (77.42%) BGP
2 22 (70.97%) Cisco
3 18 (58.06%) CCNP
3 18 (58.06%) Firewall
4 17 (54.84%) MPLS
4 17 (54.84%) WAN
5 16 (51.61%) Internet
6 15 (48.39%) Ethernet
6 15 (48.39%) LAN
7 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
7 14 (45.16%) VPN
8 13 (41.94%) EIGRP
9 11 (35.48%) Juniper
9 11 (35.48%) DNS
9 11 (35.48%) IPsec
9 11 (35.48%) Finance
9 11 (35.48%) Network Management
10 10 (32.26%) Wireless
11 9 (29.03%) CCNA
11 9 (29.03%) F5
11 9 (29.03%) Network Design
11 9 (29.03%) VLAN
12 8 (25.81%) CiscoWorks
12 8 (25.81%) SMTP
13 7 (22.58%) SNMP
13 7 (22.58%) IGRP
13 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
13 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
14 6 (19.35%) Change Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) BGP
2 18 (58.06%) Firewall
3 17 (54.84%) MPLS
3 17 (54.84%) WAN
4 16 (51.61%) Internet
5 15 (48.39%) Ethernet
5 15 (48.39%) LAN
6 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
6 14 (45.16%) VPN
7 13 (41.94%) EIGRP
8 11 (35.48%) DNS
8 11 (35.48%) IPsec
9 10 (32.26%) Wireless
10 9 (29.03%) VLAN
11 8 (25.81%) SMTP
12 7 (22.58%) SNMP
12 7 (22.58%) IGRP
13 6 (19.35%) SSL
13 6 (19.35%) Broadband
14 5 (16.13%) LDAP
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) IP Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Customer Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) SCADA
3 1 (3.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Network Management
2 9 (29.03%) Network Design
3 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Capacity Management
6 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) BCP
8 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (58.06%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) CCNA
4 6 (19.35%) CCIE
5 4 (12.90%) Degree
5 4 (12.90%) CCIP
6 3 (9.68%) JNCIA
7 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) A+ Certification
7 2 (6.45%) CISSP
7 2 (6.45%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (16.13%) HP NNM
3 3 (9.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) Juniper
3 9 (29.03%) F5
4 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
5 6 (19.35%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.68%) BT
8 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.23%) Nokia
9 1 (3.23%) Brocade
9 1 (3.23%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
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