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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 155 176 174
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 22 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.38% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 2.28% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 17
Median salary £27,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.47% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £40,000 £42,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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
509 614 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.69% 16.76% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 441 488 447
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Cheadle - 5 £20,500 -
Rochdale +9 2 £27,000 -34.14% 1
Salford - 1 £41,500 -
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 34 (100.00%) BGP
2 33 (97.06%) Cisco
3 25 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (64.71%) MPLS
5 18 (52.94%) CCNP
5 18 (52.94%) LAN
6 17 (50.00%) WAN
6 17 (50.00%) Firewall
7 16 (47.06%) VPN
8 15 (44.12%) CCNA
9 13 (38.24%) Juniper
10 12 (35.29%) IPsec
11 11 (32.35%) Wireless
11 11 (32.35%) ITIL
12 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (26.47%) SolarWinds
13 9 (26.47%) Linux
13 9 (26.47%) Ethernet
14 8 (23.53%) Windows
14 8 (23.53%) Change Management
14 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
14 8 (23.53%) Network Design
14 8 (23.53%) F5
14 8 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
15 7 (20.59%) Multicast
15 7 (20.59%) tcpdump
15 7 (20.59%) Network Management
15 7 (20.59%) VMware

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) IaaS
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) BGP
2 22 (64.71%) MPLS
3 18 (52.94%) LAN
4 17 (50.00%) Firewall
4 17 (50.00%) WAN
5 16 (47.06%) VPN
6 12 (35.29%) IPsec
7 11 (32.35%) Wireless
8 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (26.47%) Ethernet
10 8 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (20.59%) Multicast
11 7 (20.59%) tcpdump
11 7 (20.59%) Wireshark
12 6 (17.65%) SNMP
12 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (14.71%) Internet
14 4 (11.76%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Support
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Network Support
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) 802.1X
1 3 (8.82%) XMPP
2 1 (2.94%) LAMP
2 1 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) Wiki
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Unix
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Change Management
2 8 (23.53%) Network Design
3 7 (20.59%) Network Management
3 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (14.71%) Data Validation
4 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
4 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) Ticket Management
4 5 (14.71%) Validation
5 3 (8.82%) High Availability
5 3 (8.82%) Presales
5 3 (8.82%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (5.88%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PHP
1 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (52.94%) CCNP
3 15 (44.12%) CCNA
4 6 (17.65%) Degree
5 5 (14.71%) CCSA
5 5 (14.71%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (14.71%) HND
6 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.88%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) KVM
2 1 (2.94%) oVirt
2 1 (2.94%) Postfix
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cacti
1 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) Juniper
3 9 (26.47%) SolarWinds
4 8 (23.53%) F5
5 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
5 7 (20.59%) VMware
6 6 (17.65%) Citrix
7 5 (14.71%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.76%) HP
9 3 (8.82%) Ipanema Technologies
9 3 (8.82%) Riverbed
10 2 (5.88%) Brocade
10 2 (5.88%) BT
10 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
10 2 (5.88%) Foundry
10 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
10 2 (5.88%) Redback
11 1 (2.94%) Apple
11 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Insight Media Internet Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Subject to skills and experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum depending on experience + 15% shift allowance
Posted: 24 days ago