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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 186 189 169
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.098% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.70% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 10
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £32,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £36,350 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
555 572 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.43% 14.09% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 446 494 496
Average salary £36,750 £34,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.08% -6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Stockport - 1 £34,000 - 1
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (88.89%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 11 (61.11%) BGP
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco
4 8 (44.44%) CCNP
4 8 (44.44%) DHCP
4 8 (44.44%) UNIX
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Wireless
4 8 (44.44%) Network Management
4 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) LAN
5 7 (38.89%) VoIP
5 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 6 (33.33%) WAN
6 6 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (33.33%) SNMP
6 6 (33.33%) NetScout
6 6 (33.33%) ICMP
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 6 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (27.78%) CCNA
7 5 (27.78%) Juniper
7 5 (27.78%) MPLS
8 4 (22.22%) IPv6
8 4 (22.22%) VPN
8 4 (22.22%) EIGRP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 11 (61.11%) BGP
3 8 (44.44%) DHCP
3 8 (44.44%) Wireless
4 7 (38.89%) LAN
4 7 (38.89%) VoIP
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (33.33%) SNMP
5 6 (33.33%) ICMP
6 5 (27.78%) MPLS
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (22.22%) HSRP
7 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
7 4 (22.22%) IPv6
7 4 (22.22%) VPN
8 3 (16.67%) IPv4
9 2 (11.11%) SAN
9 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Network Management
2 6 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) NetScout
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) Meraki
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago