The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 131 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +3
Permanent jobs citing BGP 21 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 1.67% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 9.54% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 36
Median salary £40,500 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.35% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £45,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
430 325 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.14% 17.49% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 279 284 330
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £27,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for BGP.

1 38 (92.68%) OSPF
2 34 (82.93%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (80.49%) Cisco
4 29 (70.73%) Firewall
5 27 (65.85%) VPN
6 26 (63.41%) MPLS
7 24 (58.54%) CCNP
8 22 (53.66%) WAN
9 20 (48.78%) LAN
10 18 (43.90%) Juniper
11 16 (39.02%) CCIE
11 16 (39.02%) VPLS
12 15 (36.59%) Network Security
12 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
13 13 (31.71%) Wireless
13 13 (31.71%) EIGRP
13 13 (31.71%) Cisco Wireless
14 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (24.39%) Spanning Tree
15 10 (24.39%) Security Operations
15 10 (24.39%) Intel Security
15 10 (24.39%) GAP Analysis
15 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
16 9 (21.95%) SSL
16 9 (21.95%) ITIL
16 9 (21.95%) VoIP
16 9 (21.95%) CCNA
16 9 (21.95%) Palo Alto
16 9 (21.95%) Cisco CUCM
16 9 (21.95%) F5

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 38 (92.68%) OSPF
2 29 (70.73%) Firewall
3 27 (65.85%) VPN
4 26 (63.41%) MPLS
5 22 (53.66%) WAN
6 20 (48.78%) LAN
7 16 (39.02%) VPLS
8 15 (36.59%) Network Security
9 13 (31.71%) Cisco Wireless
9 13 (31.71%) EIGRP
9 13 (31.71%) Wireless
10 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (24.39%) Spanning Tree
11 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
12 9 (21.95%) SSL
12 9 (21.95%) VoIP
13 7 (17.07%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (14.63%) VLAN
15 5 (12.20%) HSRP
General
1 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
1 15 (36.59%) Network Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Network Support
3 10 (24.39%) Network Support Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Support Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Presales Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Cisco Support
7 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (7.32%) Design Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Ericsson Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Implementation Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Architect
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco Expert
10 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
10 2 (4.88%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) WAP
1 1 (2.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.44%) Handset
1 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) GAP Analysis
1 10 (24.39%) Security Operations
2 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Migration
3 7 (17.07%) Presales
3 7 (17.07%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.32%) Network Design
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.44%) Operations Management
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (82.93%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (58.54%) CCNP
3 16 (39.02%) CCIE
4 9 (21.95%) CCNA
5 7 (17.07%) CCDA
5 7 (17.07%) CCDP
5 7 (17.07%) CCIP
5 7 (17.07%) CISSP
6 6 (14.63%) Degree
7 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) CCDE
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.44%) Cacti
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) Cisco
2 18 (43.90%) Juniper
3 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
4 10 (24.39%) Intel Security
5 9 (21.95%) F5
5 9 (21.95%) Palo Alto
5 9 (21.95%) Riverbed
6 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
7 4 (9.76%) VMware
8 3 (7.32%) Ericsson
8 3 (7.32%) Redback
9 1 (2.44%) Mitel
9 1 (2.44%) Symantec