The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 202 252 241
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 37 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.03% 1.04% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 14
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,600 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
OSPF
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
919 960 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.76% 14.59% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 771 769 857
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OSPF
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the North West region.

OSPF Salary Trend in the North West

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the North West

OSPF
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Manchester +14 23 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Cheshire +35 8 £52,500 +40.00%
Merseyside - 5 £30,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 North West region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 67 (98.53%) BGP
2 63 (92.65%) Cisco
3 46 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (57.35%) Juniper
5 32 (47.06%) MPLS
6 29 (42.65%) CCNP
6 29 (42.65%) WAN
7 26 (38.24%) Firewall
8 24 (35.29%) LAN
8 24 (35.29%) CCNA
9 20 (29.41%) VPN
10 19 (27.94%) Ethernet
11 17 (25.00%) VLAN
12 16 (23.53%) Telecoms
12 16 (23.53%) SNMP
12 16 (23.53%) DNS
12 16 (23.53%) Internet
13 15 (22.06%) 802.1X
14 14 (20.59%) Foundry
14 14 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
14 14 (20.59%) Ericsson
14 14 (20.59%) ITIL
14 14 (20.59%) VPLS
14 14 (20.59%) Brocade
15 13 (19.12%) JNCIS
15 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
16 12 (17.65%) Network Management
16 12 (17.65%) TACACS
17 11 (16.18%) VoIP
17 11 (16.18%) Cisco Nexus

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.94%) Apache
2 2 (2.94%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) IaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (98.53%) BGP
2 32 (47.06%) MPLS
3 29 (42.65%) WAN
4 26 (38.24%) Firewall
5 24 (35.29%) LAN
6 20 (29.41%) VPN
7 19 (27.94%) Ethernet
8 17 (25.00%) VLAN
9 16 (23.53%) DNS
9 16 (23.53%) Internet
9 16 (23.53%) SNMP
10 14 (20.59%) VPLS
11 12 (17.65%) TACACS
12 11 (16.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (16.18%) VoIP
13 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
13 10 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (11.76%) Broadband
14 8 (11.76%) LLU
14 8 (11.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.29%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) NOC Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Network Support
3 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Team Leader
5 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco Support
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Network Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.41%) XMPP
3 2 (2.94%) LAMP
3 2 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.94%) Middleware
3 2 (2.94%) Node.js
3 2 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.29%) Wiki
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
1 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
2 9 (13.24%) Linux
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.35%) Unix
5 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL
1 14 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (17.65%) Network Management
3 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 8 (11.76%) Network Design
4 7 (10.29%) Change Management
4 7 (10.29%) Data Validation
4 7 (10.29%) Incident Management
4 7 (10.29%) Ticket Management
4 7 (10.29%) Validation
5 6 (8.82%) Network Planning
6 5 (7.35%) Change Control
6 5 (7.35%) Fault Analysis
6 5 (7.35%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (7.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.41%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.41%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) PHP
2 8 (11.76%) Perl
2 8 (11.76%) Python
2 8 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (42.65%) CCNP
3 24 (35.29%) CCNA
4 13 (19.12%) JNCIS
5 4 (5.88%) JNCIA
6 3 (4.41%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.94%) Degree
7 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.47%) CCDP
8 1 (1.47%) CCIE
8 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.47%) MCSA
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
2 8 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) KVM
3 2 (2.94%) oVirt
3 2 (2.94%) Postfix
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Nagios
1 9 (13.24%) OpenNMS
2 8 (11.76%) Cacti
2 8 (11.76%) Puppet
2 8 (11.76%) RANCID
2 8 (11.76%) SCCM
2 8 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 63 (92.65%) Cisco
2 39 (57.35%) Juniper
3 14 (20.59%) Brocade
3 14 (20.59%) Ericsson
3 14 (20.59%) Foundry
4 10 (14.71%) Citrix
5 9 (13.24%) Extreme Networks
5 9 (13.24%) Huawei
5 9 (13.24%) VMware
5 9 (13.24%) ZyXEL
6 5 (7.35%) Redback
7 4 (5.88%) Ipanema Technologies
7 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.41%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.94%) Apple
9 2 (2.94%) Google
9 2 (2.94%) HP
9 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago