The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 93 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing BGP 41 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.77% 1.12% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.86% 6.63% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 21
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
416 362 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.92% 16.85% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 326 332 277
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

BGP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Birmingham region.

BGP Salary Trend in Birmingham

BGP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 52 (100.00%) OSPF
2 49 (94.23%) Cisco
3 46 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (84.62%) CCNP
5 43 (82.69%) Firewall
6 35 (67.31%) CheckPoint
7 26 (50.00%) MPLS
7 26 (50.00%) Network Security
8 24 (46.15%) UNIX
8 24 (46.15%) Solaris
8 24 (46.15%) Linux
9 23 (44.23%) Perl
9 23 (44.23%) Tcl
9 23 (44.23%) CCSA
10 20 (38.46%) Load Balancing
10 20 (38.46%) Juniper
10 20 (38.46%) VPN
11 18 (34.62%) VPLS
12 17 (32.69%) Clustering
12 17 (32.69%) Internet
13 16 (30.77%) Blue Coat
14 15 (28.85%) Risk Assessment
14 15 (28.85%) MS Visio
15 13 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
15 13 (25.00%) IPsec
15 13 (25.00%) Junos
16 11 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (21.15%) EIGRP
16 11 (21.15%) LAN
16 11 (21.15%) WAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 15 (28.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 52 (100.00%) OSPF
2 43 (82.69%) Firewall
3 26 (50.00%) Network Security
3 26 (50.00%) MPLS
4 20 (38.46%) VPN
5 18 (34.62%) VPLS
6 17 (32.69%) Internet
7 13 (25.00%) IPsec
7 13 (25.00%) Junos
8 11 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (21.15%) EIGRP
8 11 (21.15%) LAN
8 11 (21.15%) WAN
9 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 10 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (17.31%) Extranet
11 3 (5.77%) PPP
11 3 (5.77%) ADSL
11 3 (5.77%) ATM
11 3 (5.77%) ISDN
General
1 10 (19.23%) Legal
2 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Firewall Engineer
2 17 (32.69%) Network Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Network Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Security Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Security Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Network Security Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Network Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Network Design Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Network Architect
6 1 (1.92%) Deployment Specialist
6 1 (1.92%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Core Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) UNIX
1 24 (46.15%) Solaris
1 24 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 15 (28.85%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (19.23%) Network Management
4 9 (17.31%) Low Latency
4 9 (17.31%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
5 8 (15.38%) Network Design
6 3 (5.77%) Network Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.77%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) Perl
1 23 (44.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 46 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (84.62%) CCNP
3 23 (44.23%) CCSA
4 13 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
5 10 (19.23%) CCSE
5 10 (19.23%) CCIP
6 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
6 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
7 6 (11.54%) CCIE
8 3 (5.77%) CCNA
8 3 (5.77%) JNCIA
8 3 (5.77%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.92%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Netcool
Vendors
1 49 (94.23%) Cisco
2 35 (67.31%) CheckPoint
3 20 (38.46%) Juniper
4 16 (30.77%) Blue Coat
5 3 (5.77%) Redback
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