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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 187 158 179
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.099% 0.52% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 3.75% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 2
Average salary £35,250 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £66,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
523 506 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 12.99% 13.72% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 443 426 432
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
Wigan - 1 £40,000 - 1
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (87.50%) Cisco
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (75.00%) BGP
3 11 (68.75%) MPLS
4 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) CCNA
5 8 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 8 (50.00%) VPN
6 7 (43.75%) CCNP
6 7 (43.75%) Broadband
7 6 (37.50%) Linux
7 6 (37.50%) VPLS
8 5 (31.25%) DNS
8 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
8 5 (31.25%) Juniper
8 5 (31.25%) Internet
9 4 (25.00%) Change Management
9 4 (25.00%) Wireless
9 4 (25.00%) BT
9 4 (25.00%) Degree
9 4 (25.00%) VLAN
9 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
9 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (25.00%) Network Management
10 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
10 3 (18.75%) IPstream
10 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
10 3 (18.75%) ICMP
10 3 (18.75%) RIP
10 3 (18.75%) SNMP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) BGP
2 11 (68.75%) MPLS
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
5 7 (43.75%) Broadband
6 6 (37.50%) VPLS
7 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) Internet
8 4 (25.00%) Wireless
8 4 (25.00%) VLAN
9 3 (18.75%) IPstream
9 3 (18.75%) ICMP
9 3 (18.75%) RIP
9 3 (18.75%) SNMP
9 3 (18.75%) ADSL
9 3 (18.75%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) SMTP
10 2 (12.50%) LAN
10 2 (12.50%) DSLAM
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) IP Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Change Management
1 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (25.00%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNA
3 7 (43.75%) CCNP
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
5 3 (18.75%) CCIP
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) BT
3 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade
4 1 (6.25%) HP
Wigan, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago