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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 119 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing BGP 9 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.77% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.91% 4.91% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 10
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
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
309 285 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.94% 15.75% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 267 263 263
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (77.78%) VPN
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 18 (66.67%) MPLS
3 18 (66.67%) OSPF
4 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (59.26%) CCNP
5 16 (59.26%) Firewall
6 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
7 14 (51.85%) Juniper
8 13 (48.15%) Ethernet
8 13 (48.15%) Network Design
9 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
10 9 (33.33%) ATM
11 8 (29.63%) Packet Switching
11 8 (29.63%) SDH
11 8 (29.63%) WAN
11 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
11 8 (29.63%) 3G
11 8 (29.63%) SONET
11 8 (29.63%) Ericsson
11 8 (29.63%) Finance
11 8 (29.63%) Frame Relay
11 8 (29.63%) RSVP
11 8 (29.63%) SS7
11 8 (29.63%) VRRP
11 8 (29.63%) Redback
11 8 (29.63%) GGSN
11 8 (29.63%) SGSN
11 8 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) VPN
2 18 (66.67%) MPLS
2 18 (66.67%) OSPF
3 16 (59.26%) Firewall
4 13 (48.15%) Ethernet
5 9 (33.33%) ATM
6 8 (29.63%) 3G
6 8 (29.63%) 4G
6 8 (29.63%) Frame Relay
6 8 (29.63%) HSRP
6 8 (29.63%) Packet Switching
6 8 (29.63%) RSVP
6 8 (29.63%) SDH
6 8 (29.63%) SONET
6 8 (29.63%) SS7
6 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
6 8 (29.63%) VoLTE
6 8 (29.63%) VoWiFi
6 8 (29.63%) VRRP
6 8 (29.63%) WAN
General
1 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Network Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Design Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Ericsson Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) IP Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Network Design Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Network Design
2 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
2 8 (29.63%) Network Management
3 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Fault Management
5 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.41%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Presales
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (59.26%) CCNP
3 6 (22.22%) CCIE
3 6 (22.22%) CCSA
3 6 (22.22%) JNCIP
4 5 (18.52%) CCDP
4 5 (18.52%) CCIP
4 5 (18.52%) JNCIA
5 4 (14.81%) CCNA
5 4 (14.81%) CCSP
6 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.41%) JNCIE
8 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) Juniper
3 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
4 8 (29.63%) Ericsson
4 8 (29.63%) Redback
5 6 (22.22%) NICE Systems
5 6 (22.22%) Nokia
5 6 (22.22%) Verint
6 4 (14.81%) BT
7 2 (7.41%) Intel Security
7 2 (7.41%) Nortel
8 1 (3.70%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) Remedy
8 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
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