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

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / North West
Rank 209 217 235
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 38 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.45% 2.32% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 19
Median salary £41,000 £40,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.54% +0.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,750 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,900 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.03%

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
854 819 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.19% 14.50% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 644 675 895
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,300 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -19 17 £41,250 +2.16% 2
Lancashire - 12 £41,000 - 1
Cheshire - 9 £45,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 91 (97.85%) Cisco
2 86 (92.47%) BGP
3 67 (72.04%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (60.22%) Firewall
5 55 (59.14%) MPLS
5 55 (59.14%) WAN
6 52 (55.91%) CCNP
7 49 (52.69%) Juniper
8 41 (44.09%) LAN
9 35 (37.63%) Network Security
10 32 (34.41%) CCNA
11 30 (32.26%) Network Design
12 29 (31.18%) TCP/IP
13 28 (30.11%) EIGRP
14 26 (27.96%) VLAN
15 25 (26.88%) Data Centre
16 23 (24.73%) Wireless
16 23 (24.73%) DNS
17 22 (23.66%) Cisco IOS
17 22 (23.66%) Network Management
17 22 (23.66%) Mentoring
18 21 (22.58%) DHCP
19 19 (20.43%) JNCIP
20 17 (18.28%) Cisco Nexus
21 16 (17.20%) CCIE
21 16 (17.20%) Finance
22 15 (16.13%) Ethernet
22 15 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
22 15 (16.13%) F5
23 14 (15.05%) Risk Assessment

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 2 (2.15%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 86 (92.47%) BGP
2 56 (60.22%) Firewall
3 55 (59.14%) MPLS
3 55 (59.14%) WAN
4 41 (44.09%) LAN
5 35 (37.63%) Network Security
6 29 (31.18%) TCP/IP
7 28 (30.11%) EIGRP
8 26 (27.96%) VLAN
9 23 (24.73%) DNS
9 23 (24.73%) Wireless
10 22 (23.66%) Cisco IOS
11 21 (22.58%) DHCP
12 17 (18.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (16.13%) Ethernet
14 13 (13.98%) SNMP
15 12 (12.90%) DMVPN
15 12 (12.90%) SNA
15 12 (12.90%) VPN
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (73.12%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (16.13%) Lead Network Engineer
4 14 (15.05%) NOC Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.68%) Senior NOC Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (7.53%) Network Support
9 4 (4.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Network Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) WAN Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.88%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
4 9 (9.68%) Wiki
5 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Linux
1 4 (4.30%) Unix
2 1 (1.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Network Design
2 22 (23.66%) Mentoring
2 22 (23.66%) Network Management
3 14 (15.05%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (13.98%) ITIL
4 13 (13.98%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (12.90%) High Availability
6 11 (11.83%) Change Management
7 9 (9.68%) Data Validation
7 9 (9.68%) Ticket Management
7 9 (9.68%) Validation
8 7 (7.53%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (6.45%) Information Security
9 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.45%) Security Patching
9 6 (6.45%) Software Deployment
10 5 (5.38%) Coaching
11 4 (4.30%) Analytics
11 4 (4.30%) Data Analytics
12 3 (3.23%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 67 (72.04%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (55.91%) CCNP
3 32 (34.41%) CCNA
4 19 (20.43%) JNCIP
5 16 (17.20%) CCIE
6 10 (10.75%) JNCIA
7 7 (7.53%) Degree
8 6 (6.45%) A+ Certification
8 6 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.08%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.15%) HAProxy
2 2 (2.15%) Nagios
2 2 (2.15%) OpenNMS
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 91 (97.85%) Cisco
2 49 (52.69%) Juniper
3 15 (16.13%) F5
4 14 (15.05%) CheckPoint
5 12 (12.90%) Extreme Networks
5 12 (12.90%) Fortinet
6 11 (11.83%) Ericsson
6 11 (11.83%) VMware
7 10 (10.75%) HP
7 10 (10.75%) Redback
8 9 (9.68%) Brocade
8 9 (9.68%) Foundry
9 7 (7.53%) Avaya
9 7 (7.53%) WatchGuard
10 6 (6.45%) ZyXEL
11 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.38%) Palo Alto
11 5 (5.38%) Riverbed
12 4 (4.30%) Huawei
13 2 (2.15%) Aruba
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