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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 59 96 118
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +22
Permanent jobs citing BGP 77 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.82% 1.19% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.73% 6.98% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 76 23 10
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.79% -4.44%
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
411 344 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.37% 17.09% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 377 286 279
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 98 (94.23%) OSPF
2 97 (93.27%) Cisco
3 86 (82.69%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (64.42%) Firewall
5 59 (56.73%) CCNP
6 58 (55.77%) CheckPoint
7 52 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
8 45 (43.27%) MPLS
9 42 (40.38%) Juniper
10 41 (39.42%) CCIE
11 39 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 38 (36.54%) F5
13 32 (30.77%) Riverbed
13 32 (30.77%) VPN
14 28 (26.92%) CCNA
14 28 (26.92%) Spanning Tree
15 25 (24.04%) TCP/IP
16 24 (23.08%) Service Delivery
17 23 (22.12%) EIGRP
18 21 (20.19%) Data Centre
18 21 (20.19%) Load Balancing
19 20 (19.23%) Finance
19 20 (19.23%) LAN
20 18 (17.31%) Network Security
21 16 (15.38%) WAN
22 14 (13.46%) FWSM
23 13 (12.50%) Multicast
23 13 (12.50%) CSS
24 12 (11.54%) ITIL
24 12 (11.54%) UNIX

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (2.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 98 (94.23%) OSPF
2 67 (64.42%) Firewall
3 52 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 45 (43.27%) MPLS
5 39 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 32 (30.77%) VPN
7 28 (26.92%) Spanning Tree
8 25 (24.04%) TCP/IP
9 23 (22.12%) EIGRP
10 20 (19.23%) LAN
11 18 (17.31%) Network Security
12 16 (15.38%) WAN
13 14 (13.46%) FWSM
14 13 (12.50%) Multicast
15 12 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (10.58%) VLAN
16 11 (10.58%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (10.58%) HSRP
17 10 (9.62%) IOS XR
17 10 (9.62%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Marketing
3 4 (3.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (44.23%) Network Engineer
2 26 (25.00%) Consultant
3 20 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (17.31%) Network Consultant
5 17 (16.35%) Senior Consultant
6 12 (11.54%) Senior Network Consultant
6 12 (11.54%) Cisco Consultant
7 10 (9.62%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 10 (9.62%) Network Architect
7 10 (9.62%) Architect
7 10 (9.62%) Project Manager
7 10 (9.62%) Analyst
7 10 (9.62%) Network Analyst
8 9 (8.65%) Senior Cisco Consultant
9 8 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 6 (5.77%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (0.96%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.88%) Clustering
2 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Solaris
1 12 (11.54%) Linux
1 12 (11.54%) UNIX
2 3 (2.88%) Windows
3 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 21 (20.19%) Load Balancing
3 12 (11.54%) ITIL
4 10 (9.62%) GAP Analysis
5 9 (8.65%) Project Management
6 8 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.73%) Workflow
7 7 (6.73%) Change Control
8 6 (5.77%) High Availability
8 6 (5.77%) Network Architecture
9 4 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.88%) Network Management
10 3 (2.88%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (2.88%) Data Analysis
10 3 (2.88%) PRINCE
11 2 (1.92%) E-Commerce
11 2 (1.92%) Change Management
11 2 (1.92%) Fault Management
12 1 (0.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (0.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) Perl
1 5 (4.81%) Tcl
2 3 (2.88%) C
3 1 (0.96%) VBScript
3 1 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 86 (82.69%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (56.73%) CCNP
3 41 (39.42%) CCIE
4 28 (26.92%) CCNA
5 12 (11.54%) CCDP
6 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.73%) CCIP
7 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.81%) CCSA
8 5 (4.81%) Degree
9 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.92%) PMP
10 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.92%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.96%) CCSE
11 1 (0.96%) CEH
11 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.96%) Ionix
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 97 (93.27%) Cisco
2 58 (55.77%) CheckPoint
3 42 (40.38%) Juniper
4 38 (36.54%) F5
5 32 (30.77%) Riverbed
6 10 (9.62%) McAfee
7 6 (5.77%) VMware
8 3 (2.88%) Sun
8 3 (2.88%) Nokia
8 3 (2.88%) Verint
9 1 (0.96%) Rapid7
9 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle
9 1 (0.96%) EMC
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.96%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.96%) Tripwire
9 1 (0.96%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.96%) Qualys
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