Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 239 232
Rank change year-on-year -24 -7 +34
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 20 59 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.28% 0.76% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 5.33% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16 56 47
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +35.14% -8.36%
10th Percentile £32,250 £37,625 £26,400
90th Percentile £66,487 £68,750 £58,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% -24.00%

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 1,312 1,107 1,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.45% 14.23% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,124 957 979
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -3 4 £34,500 -20.69% 2
Wigan -5 1 £50,000 -
OSPF
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 20 (100.00%) BGP
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
3 16 (80.00%) Firewall
3 16 (80.00%) VLAN
4 13 (65.00%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (60.00%) DNS
5 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 12 (60.00%) F5
6 11 (55.00%) OWASP
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (55.00%) BIG-IP
6 11 (55.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (55.00%) DMVPN
6 11 (55.00%) Meraki
6 11 (55.00%) NX-OS
6 11 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (55.00%) Juniper
6 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (45.00%) CCNP
7 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (40.00%) Change Management
8 8 (40.00%) CCIE
8 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (40.00%) Network Security
9 7 (35.00%) CCNA
9 7 (35.00%) Internet
9 7 (35.00%) Ericsson
9 7 (35.00%) SSL
9 7 (35.00%) WebLogic

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 7 (35.00%) Apache
1 7 (35.00%) IIS
1 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) BGP
2 16 (80.00%) Firewall
2 16 (80.00%) VLAN
3 13 (65.00%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (60.00%) DNS
5 11 (55.00%) BIG-IP
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (55.00%) DMVPN
5 11 (55.00%) NX-OS
5 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (40.00%) Network Security
7 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
7 7 (35.00%) Internet
7 7 (35.00%) LAN
7 7 (35.00%) SMTP
7 7 (35.00%) SSL
7 7 (35.00%) WAN
8 6 (30.00%) MPLS
9 4 (20.00%) TACACS
9 4 (20.00%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Designer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Ericsson Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (55.00%) OWASP
2 11 (55.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (40.00%) Change Management
3 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Change Control
6 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
8 2 (10.00%) Coaching
8 2 (10.00%) Network Management
9 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (5.00%) High Availability
9 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) PHP
1 2 (10.00%) Python
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CCNP
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) CCIE
3 7 (35.00%) CCNA
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 7 (35.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cacti
1 3 (15.00%) Nagios
1 3 (15.00%) RANCID
2 2 (10.00%) OpenNMS
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) F5
3 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (55.00%) Juniper
3 11 (55.00%) Meraki
4 7 (35.00%) Ericsson
5 5 (25.00%) Brocade
5 5 (25.00%) Foundry
6 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (20.00%) Huawei
7 3 (15.00%) Redback
8 2 (10.00%) ZyXEL
9 1 (5.00%) Fortinet