The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 105 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 0.52% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.73% 2.79% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 3
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £44,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
268 323 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.77% 18.57% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 238 259 216
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (77.27%) MPLS
2 17 (77.27%) OSPF
3 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
4 11 (50.00%) Firewall
4 11 (50.00%) CCIE
5 10 (45.45%) CCNP
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (40.91%) Juniper
7 7 (31.82%) CCNA
7 7 (31.82%) LAN
7 7 (31.82%) WAN
8 5 (22.73%) VoIP
8 5 (22.73%) CSS
8 5 (22.73%) VPN
8 5 (22.73%) SLA
8 5 (22.73%) Wireless
8 5 (22.73%) HSRP
8 5 (22.73%) GLBP
8 5 (22.73%) FortiGate
8 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
8 5 (22.73%) F5
8 5 (22.73%) VLAN
8 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
8 5 (22.73%) FWSM
9 4 (18.18%) Network Design
9 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
9 4 (18.18%) JNCIA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) MPLS
1 17 (77.27%) OSPF
2 11 (50.00%) Firewall
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (31.82%) LAN
4 7 (31.82%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) VoIP
5 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 5 (22.73%) HSRP
5 5 (22.73%) GLBP
5 5 (22.73%) VLAN
5 5 (22.73%) FWSM
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 2 (9.09%) VPLS
7 1 (4.55%) X.21
7 1 (4.55%) DSL
7 1 (4.55%) IPsec
7 1 (4.55%) ATM
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Specialist
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Specialist
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Network Specialist
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (18.18%) Network Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Network Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Network Design
2 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCIE
3 10 (45.45%) CCNP
4 7 (31.82%) CCNA
5 4 (18.18%) JNCIA
5 4 (18.18%) JNCIE
5 4 (18.18%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 9 (40.91%) Juniper
4 5 (22.73%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) Redback
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) IBM