The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 169 179
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 21 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.50% 0.60% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 4.00% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 7
Median salary £42,500 £29,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.29% -41.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £26,000 £43,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £55,600
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 631 525 503
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.07% 14.96% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 536 461 425
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +7.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing OSPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Manchester

OSPF
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF in Manchester.

Salary trend for OSPF in Manchester

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF 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 23 June 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
Rochdale -5 3 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Bolton - 3 £41,250 -
Cheadle -6 2 £21,000 +2.43%
OSPF
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 29 (90.63%) BGP
3 23 (71.88%) MPLS
4 22 (68.75%) Juniper
5 18 (56.25%) Firewall
6 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (43.75%) CCNP
7 14 (43.75%) VPN
7 14 (43.75%) Network Security
8 13 (40.63%) Network Design
8 13 (40.63%) LAN
9 11 (34.38%) WAN
9 11 (34.38%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (31.25%) Ethernet
10 10 (31.25%) Broadband
10 10 (31.25%) RSVP
10 10 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
11 9 (28.13%) Linux
11 9 (28.13%) DNS
11 9 (28.13%) HSRP
12 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (25.00%) JNCIP
12 8 (25.00%) IPv6
12 8 (25.00%) Unix
12 8 (25.00%) DHCP
12 8 (25.00%) VRRP
12 8 (25.00%) Wireless
12 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
13 7 (21.88%) Network Monitoring

OSPF
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (90.63%) BGP
2 23 (71.88%) MPLS
3 18 (56.25%) Firewall
4 14 (43.75%) Network Security
4 14 (43.75%) VPN
5 13 (40.63%) LAN
6 11 (34.38%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (34.38%) WAN
7 10 (31.25%) Broadband
7 10 (31.25%) Ethernet
7 10 (31.25%) RSVP
8 9 (28.13%) DNS
8 9 (28.13%) HSRP
8 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (25.00%) DHCP
9 8 (25.00%) IPv6
9 8 (25.00%) VRRP
9 8 (25.00%) Wireless
10 7 (21.88%) L2TP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Network Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) IP Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Implementation Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Juniper Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Wiki
4 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Network Design
2 10 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
3 7 (21.88%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (18.75%) High Availability
5 5 (15.63%) Web Filtering
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Coaching
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.38%) Data Validation
7 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.38%) Network Management
7 3 (9.38%) Ticket Management
7 3 (9.38%) Validation
8 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (6.25%) Server Hardening
8 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C
2 2 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Go
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (43.75%) CCNP
3 8 (25.00%) JNCIP
4 6 (18.75%) CCIE
4 6 (18.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (6.25%) CCNA
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Cacti
2 6 (18.75%) FortiGate
2 6 (18.75%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) Nessus
3 1 (3.13%) OpenNMS
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) RANCID
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 22 (68.75%) Juniper
3 6 (18.75%) BT
3 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 6 (18.75%) Ericsson
3 6 (18.75%) F5
3 6 (18.75%) Fortinet
3 6 (18.75%) SolarWinds
4 5 (15.63%) Brocade
4 5 (15.63%) Foundry
5 4 (12.50%) Redback
6 3 (9.38%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (9.38%) ZyXEL
7 2 (6.25%) Huawei
7 2 (6.25%) Sun
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.13%) Openreach
8 1 (3.13%) Qualys
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