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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 92 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing BGP 34 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.56% 1.12% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.92% 7.06% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 20
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £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
381 340 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.49% 15.90% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 301 313 257
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
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 29 August 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (100.00%) OSPF
2 41 (95.35%) Cisco
3 38 (88.37%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (86.05%) CCNP
5 33 (76.74%) Firewall
6 27 (62.79%) CheckPoint
7 26 (60.47%) MPLS
8 20 (46.51%) CCSA
8 20 (46.51%) Network Security
9 17 (39.53%) VPLS
9 17 (39.53%) VPN
10 16 (37.21%) UNIX
10 16 (37.21%) Solaris
10 16 (37.21%) Linux
10 16 (37.21%) Perl
10 16 (37.21%) Tcl
11 15 (34.88%) Juniper
12 13 (30.23%) Internet
12 13 (30.23%) IPsec
12 13 (30.23%) Load Balancing
13 11 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (25.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (25.58%) EIGRP
13 11 (25.58%) CCIP
13 11 (25.58%) LAN
13 11 (25.58%) WAN
14 10 (23.26%) MS Visio
14 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
14 10 (23.26%) Check Point Certification
14 10 (23.26%) Risk Assessment

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (23.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) OSPF
2 33 (76.74%) Firewall
3 26 (60.47%) MPLS
4 20 (46.51%) Network Security
5 17 (39.53%) VPLS
5 17 (39.53%) VPN
6 13 (30.23%) Internet
6 13 (30.23%) IPsec
7 11 (25.58%) EIGRP
7 11 (25.58%) LAN
7 11 (25.58%) WAN
7 11 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (25.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (23.26%) Junos
8 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.95%) Extranet
10 3 (6.98%) PPP
10 3 (6.98%) ATM
10 3 (6.98%) ISDN
10 3 (6.98%) X.21
General
1 10 (23.26%) Legal
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Network Engineer
1 16 (37.21%) Firewall Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Network Security Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Network Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Security Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Security Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Network Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Network Design Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.98%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) UNIX
1 16 (37.21%) Solaris
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Load Balancing
2 10 (23.26%) Risk Assessment
2 10 (23.26%) Network Management
3 9 (20.93%) Network Design
4 6 (13.95%) Low Latency
4 6 (13.95%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.30%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Perl
1 16 (37.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 38 (88.37%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (86.05%) CCNP
3 20 (46.51%) CCSA
4 11 (25.58%) CCIP
5 10 (23.26%) CCSE
5 10 (23.26%) Check Point Certification
6 7 (16.28%) CCIE
7 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
7 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.30%) JNCIA
8 4 (9.30%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.33%) CCNA
9 1 (2.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Netcool
2 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Cisco
2 27 (62.79%) CheckPoint
3 15 (34.88%) Juniper
4 10 (23.26%) Blue Coat
5 4 (9.30%) Redback
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago