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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West / Manchester
Rank 182 163 183
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 18 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 2.83% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 14
Median salary £41,250 £40,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.16% +0.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,275 £35,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%

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
558 494 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.78% 14.89% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 431 430 508
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 19 February 2017.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Manchester

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 53 (100.00%) Cisco
2 51 (96.23%) BGP
3 36 (67.92%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (62.26%) WAN
5 31 (58.49%) CCNP
6 30 (56.60%) Firewall
7 27 (50.94%) Juniper
8 26 (49.06%) MPLS
9 24 (45.28%) DNS
9 24 (45.28%) Data Centre
10 21 (39.62%) DHCP
10 21 (39.62%) LAN
11 20 (37.74%) Wireless
12 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
12 19 (35.85%) VLAN
12 19 (35.85%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (32.08%) Network Design
14 16 (30.19%) EIGRP
15 14 (26.42%) CCIE
15 14 (26.42%) Network Security
15 14 (26.42%) F5
16 13 (24.53%) CCNA
16 13 (24.53%) Finance
17 12 (22.64%) Ericsson
17 12 (22.64%) CheckPoint
17 12 (22.64%) VPN
17 12 (22.64%) SNA
17 12 (22.64%) High Availability
17 12 (22.64%) DMVPN
17 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (96.23%) BGP
2 33 (62.26%) WAN
3 30 (56.60%) Firewall
4 26 (49.06%) MPLS
5 24 (45.28%) DNS
6 21 (39.62%) DHCP
6 21 (39.62%) LAN
7 20 (37.74%) Wireless
8 19 (35.85%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
8 19 (35.85%) VLAN
9 16 (30.19%) EIGRP
10 14 (26.42%) Network Security
11 12 (22.64%) DMVPN
11 12 (22.64%) SNA
11 12 (22.64%) VPN
12 11 (20.75%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (15.09%) Internet
15 7 (13.21%) NX-OS
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (71.70%) Network Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) NOC Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) WAN Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Network Support
7 3 (5.66%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Data Centre
2 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Wiki
4 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
1 4 (7.55%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Network Design
2 12 (22.64%) High Availability
3 9 (16.98%) ITIL
3 9 (16.98%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (13.21%) Change Management
4 7 (13.21%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (9.43%) Coaching
5 5 (9.43%) Data Validation
5 5 (9.43%) Ticket Management
5 5 (9.43%) Validation
6 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Network Management
8 2 (3.77%) Fault Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.77%) Network Planning
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.77%) Presales
8 2 (3.77%) Server Hardening
8 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (1.89%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 36 (67.92%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (58.49%) CCNP
3 14 (26.42%) CCIE
4 13 (24.53%) CCNA
5 10 (18.87%) JNCIA
6 5 (9.43%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.89%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Nagios
1 3 (5.66%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (50.94%) Juniper
3 14 (26.42%) F5
4 12 (22.64%) CheckPoint
4 12 (22.64%) Ericsson
4 12 (22.64%) Fortinet
5 11 (20.75%) VMware
6 10 (18.87%) Brocade
6 10 (18.87%) Foundry
6 10 (18.87%) Redback
7 8 (15.09%) Extreme Networks
8 7 (13.21%) HP
8 7 (13.21%) WatchGuard
8 7 (13.21%) ZyXEL
9 5 (9.43%) Huawei
10 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.89%) Citrix
12 1 (1.89%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
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