Period
to 18 June 2018

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 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 274 231
Rank change year-on-year +8 -43 +22
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 14 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 2.74% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 31
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +32.81% -24.71%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,975 £19,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £50,200 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% -10.59%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 921 1,166 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.05% 14.60% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 759 940 859
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,725 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £64,800
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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 6 months to 18 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale +4 2 £57,000 +90.00%
OSPF
North West

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (50.00%) CCNP
4 7 (50.00%) CCNA
4 7 (50.00%) MPLS
4 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (42.86%) VPN
5 6 (42.86%) Juniper
5 6 (42.86%) Broadband
5 6 (42.86%) VoIP
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) Ethernet
6 5 (35.71%) ADSL
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 4 (28.57%) SLA
7 4 (28.57%) RIP
7 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
8 3 (21.43%) FortiGate
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (21.43%) VLAN
8 3 (21.43%) Network Management
9 2 (14.29%) Foundry
9 2 (14.29%) Cacti
9 2 (14.29%) Wireless
9 2 (14.29%) IPsec
9 2 (14.29%) Arista
9 2 (14.29%) Brocade
9 2 (14.29%) HSRP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (50.00%) MPLS
3 6 (42.86%) Broadband
3 6 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 6 (42.86%) VoIP
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) ADSL
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
5 4 (28.57%) RIP
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) HSRP
7 2 (14.29%) IPsec
7 2 (14.29%) IPv6
7 2 (14.29%) L2TP
7 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 3 (21.43%) IP Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
3 1 (7.14%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Support
3 1 (7.14%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Presales Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNA
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCDP
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) GPG13
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) FortiGate
2 2 (14.29%) Cacti
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) OpenNMS
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) RANCID
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) Arista
3 2 (14.29%) Brocade
3 2 (14.29%) Ericsson
3 2 (14.29%) Foundry
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Redback
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Huawei
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Openreach
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard
4 1 (7.14%) ZyXEL