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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 166 180 199
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 35 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.75% 1.67% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 10
Median salary £37,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £44,500 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
609 538 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.06% 14.74% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 528 418 534
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 December 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Manchester

OSPF
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 6 £38,000 -
Stockport - 5 £24,000 -
Cheadle - 3 £30,000 -
Salford - 1 - -
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 60 (100.00%) Cisco
1 60 (100.00%) BGP
2 41 (68.33%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (65.00%) Juniper
4 35 (58.33%) Firewall
5 32 (53.33%) CCNP
5 32 (53.33%) VLAN
6 31 (51.67%) WAN
7 30 (50.00%) Data Centre
8 27 (45.00%) DNS
9 26 (43.33%) Telecoms
10 25 (41.67%) Ericsson
11 24 (40.00%) MPLS
11 24 (40.00%) Brocade
11 24 (40.00%) Foundry
12 22 (36.67%) Internet
13 21 (35.00%) VPN
14 19 (31.67%) CCNA
14 19 (31.67%) LAN
15 16 (26.67%) ZyXEL
15 16 (26.67%) Ethernet
15 16 (26.67%) TACACS
16 15 (25.00%) Network Design
16 15 (25.00%) Huawei
16 15 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (23.33%) JNCIA
17 14 (23.33%) Redback
17 14 (23.33%) OpenNMS
17 14 (23.33%) Network Management
17 14 (23.33%) Nagios

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 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (100.00%) BGP
2 35 (58.33%) Firewall
3 32 (53.33%) VLAN
4 31 (51.67%) WAN
5 27 (45.00%) DNS
6 24 (40.00%) MPLS
7 22 (36.67%) Internet
8 21 (35.00%) VPN
9 19 (31.67%) LAN
10 16 (26.67%) Ethernet
10 16 (26.67%) TACACS
11 15 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
12 14 (23.33%) Wireless
13 13 (21.67%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (21.67%) DHCP
13 13 (21.67%) SNMP
14 12 (20.00%) IPv6
15 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (16.67%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (43.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (30.00%) NOC Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Network Operations Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) WAN Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Designer
8 4 (6.67%) Lead Designer
8 4 (6.67%) Network Designer
8 4 (6.67%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) Wiki
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
1 8 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Network Design
2 14 (23.33%) Network Management
3 13 (21.67%) ITIL
4 9 (15.00%) Coaching
4 9 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.67%) Network Planning
7 6 (10.00%) Change Management
8 5 (8.33%) Data Validation
8 5 (8.33%) Ticket Management
8 5 (8.33%) Validation
9 4 (6.67%) Fault Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) High Availability
9 4 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (5.00%) Change Control
11 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
11 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) Perl
1 8 (13.33%) PHP
1 8 (13.33%) Python
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (68.33%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (53.33%) CCNP
3 19 (31.67%) CCNA
4 14 (23.33%) JNCIA
5 9 (15.00%) JNCIP
6 7 (11.67%) CCIE
7 2 (3.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) Nagios
1 14 (23.33%) OpenNMS
2 8 (13.33%) Cacti
2 8 (13.33%) Puppet
2 8 (13.33%) RANCID
2 8 (13.33%) SCCM
2 8 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (65.00%) Juniper
3 25 (41.67%) Ericsson
4 24 (40.00%) Brocade
4 24 (40.00%) Foundry
5 16 (26.67%) ZyXEL
6 15 (25.00%) Huawei
7 14 (23.33%) Redback
8 12 (20.00%) VMware
9 9 (15.00%) HP
9 9 (15.00%) WatchGuard
10 8 (13.33%) Extreme Networks
11 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (8.33%) F5
13 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
13 4 (6.67%) Citrix
13 4 (6.67%) Fortinet
14 3 (5.00%) NetApp
15 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
15 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
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