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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West / Manchester
Rank 194 165 177
Rank change year-on-year -29 +12  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.28% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 3.04% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 11
Median salary £29,500 £41,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.70% +3.43%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  

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 574 494 599
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.76% 14.81% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 445 421 462
Median salary £40,000 £41,375 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.32% +14.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 March 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 March 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
Cheadle +3 1 £21,000 +2.43%
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (94.29%) BGP
3 23 (65.71%) WAN
4 22 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (60.00%) Firewall
6 20 (57.14%) CCNP
7 19 (54.29%) Data Centre
8 18 (51.43%) DHCP
8 18 (51.43%) DNS
8 18 (51.43%) MPLS
9 17 (48.57%) LAN
10 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
10 16 (45.71%) Juniper
10 16 (45.71%) Wireless
10 16 (45.71%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (40.00%) Network Security
11 14 (40.00%) F5
11 14 (40.00%) Network Design
11 14 (40.00%) EIGRP
11 14 (40.00%) CCIE
12 12 (34.29%) SNA
12 12 (34.29%) Finance
12 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
12 12 (34.29%) High Availability
12 12 (34.29%) DMVPN
12 12 (34.29%) Fortinet
12 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (31.43%) VLAN
14 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (20.00%) Network Monitoring

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 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (94.29%) BGP
2 23 (65.71%) WAN
3 21 (60.00%) Firewall
4 18 (51.43%) DHCP
4 18 (51.43%) DNS
4 18 (51.43%) MPLS
5 17 (48.57%) LAN
6 16 (45.71%) Cisco IOS
6 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
6 16 (45.71%) Wireless
7 14 (40.00%) EIGRP
7 14 (40.00%) Network Security
8 12 (34.29%) DMVPN
8 12 (34.29%) SNA
9 11 (31.43%) VLAN
10 7 (20.00%) VPN
11 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (11.43%) HSRP
13 4 (11.43%) NX-OS
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Data Centre
2 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Network Design
2 12 (34.29%) High Availability
3 7 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (17.14%) Change Management
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Data Validation
5 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (11.43%) Ticket Management
5 4 (11.43%) Validation
6 2 (5.71%) Coaching
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) Network Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Server Hardening
6 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Presales
7 1 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (57.14%) CCNP
3 14 (40.00%) CCIE
4 6 (17.14%) CCNA
5 5 (14.29%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.71%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.86%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (45.71%) Juniper
3 14 (40.00%) F5
4 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
4 12 (34.29%) Fortinet
5 7 (20.00%) VMware
6 6 (17.14%) Ericsson
7 5 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (14.29%) Redback
8 4 (11.43%) Brocade
8 4 (11.43%) Foundry
8 4 (11.43%) HP
8 4 (11.43%) WatchGuard
8 4 (11.43%) ZyXEL
9 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.71%) Huawei
10 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.86%) NetApp
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