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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 59 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 77 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.78% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.69% 3.82% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74 11 8
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £47,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
412 288 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.21% 15.08% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 367 245 278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 96 (95.05%) OSPF
2 92 (91.09%) Cisco
3 81 (80.20%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (63.37%) Firewall
5 51 (50.50%) CheckPoint
5 51 (50.50%) CCNP
6 46 (45.54%) Cisco IOS
7 44 (43.56%) MPLS
8 38 (37.62%) CCIE
8 38 (37.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 37 (36.63%) Juniper
10 34 (33.66%) VPN
11 30 (29.70%) F5
12 27 (26.73%) CCNA
13 26 (25.74%) Spanning Tree
13 26 (25.74%) Riverbed
14 25 (24.75%) TCP/IP
15 24 (23.76%) EIGRP
16 21 (20.79%) Data Centre
17 20 (19.80%) Network Security
17 20 (19.80%) LAN
17 20 (19.80%) Service Delivery
18 19 (18.81%) Load Balancing
19 18 (17.82%) Finance
20 16 (15.84%) WAN
21 14 (13.86%) Cisco ASA
21 14 (13.86%) FWSM
22 13 (12.87%) HSRP
22 13 (12.87%) CSS
23 12 (11.88%) UNIX

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 96 (95.05%) OSPF
2 64 (63.37%) Firewall
3 46 (45.54%) Cisco IOS
4 44 (43.56%) MPLS
5 38 (37.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 34 (33.66%) VPN
7 26 (25.74%) Spanning Tree
8 25 (24.75%) TCP/IP
9 24 (23.76%) EIGRP
10 20 (19.80%) LAN
10 20 (19.80%) Network Security
11 16 (15.84%) WAN
12 14 (13.86%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (13.86%) FWSM
13 13 (12.87%) HSRP
14 11 (10.89%) Multicast
14 11 (10.89%) DNS
14 11 (10.89%) VLAN
14 11 (10.89%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (9.90%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (17.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Marketing
3 4 (3.96%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (39.60%) Network Engineer
2 27 (26.73%) Consultant
3 19 (18.81%) Network Consultant
4 17 (16.83%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (14.85%) Senior Consultant
6 11 (10.89%) Architect
6 11 (10.89%) Network Architect
6 11 (10.89%) Cisco Consultant
7 10 (9.90%) Senior Network Consultant
7 10 (9.90%) Analyst
7 10 (9.90%) Network Analyst
8 9 (8.91%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 8 (7.92%) Senior Cisco Consultant
9 8 (7.92%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (7.92%) Project Manager
10 7 (6.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) Network Specialist
11 6 (5.94%) Firewall Engineer
11 6 (5.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) CSS
2 1 (0.99%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.97%) Clustering
3 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) Solaris
1 12 (11.88%) Linux
1 12 (11.88%) UNIX
2 3 (2.97%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) Service Delivery
2 19 (18.81%) Load Balancing
3 11 (10.89%) ITIL
4 10 (9.90%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (7.92%) Network Architecture
6 7 (6.93%) Project Management
7 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.94%) Workflow
7 6 (5.94%) High Availability
7 6 (5.94%) Change Control
8 3 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.97%) PRINCE
8 3 (2.97%) Network Management
8 3 (2.97%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (2.97%) Data Analysis
9 2 (1.98%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (0.99%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (0.99%) Capacity Management
10 1 (0.99%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) Perl
1 5 (4.95%) Tcl
2 2 (1.98%) C
3 1 (0.99%) VBScript
3 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 81 (80.20%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (50.50%) CCNP
3 38 (37.62%) CCIE
4 27 (26.73%) CCNA
5 10 (9.90%) CCDP
6 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.95%) CCIP
8 5 (4.95%) Degree
8 5 (4.95%) CCSA
9 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.98%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.98%) PMP
10 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.99%) CCSE
11 1 (0.99%) CEH
11 1 (0.99%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.99%) Nessus
2 1 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.99%) Ionix
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 92 (91.09%) Cisco
2 51 (50.50%) CheckPoint
3 37 (36.63%) Juniper
4 30 (29.70%) F5
5 26 (25.74%) Riverbed
6 9 (8.91%) McAfee
7 6 (5.94%) VMware
8 3 (2.97%) Sun
8 3 (2.97%) Verint
8 3 (2.97%) Nokia
9 2 (1.98%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.99%) Qualys
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.99%) Rapid7
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle
10 1 (0.99%) EMC
10 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.99%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.99%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.99%) Sourcefire