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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 90 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 36 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.03% 0.55% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.33% 3.92% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 9
Average salary £49,250 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%
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
292 255 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.50% 14.00% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 242 232 258
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (100.00%) OSPF
2 47 (90.38%) Cisco
3 33 (63.46%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (63.46%) Firewall
4 29 (55.77%) MPLS
4 29 (55.77%) VPN
5 24 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (36.54%) CCNP
7 18 (34.62%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (32.69%) LAN
8 17 (32.69%) CheckPoint
9 15 (28.85%) WAN
9 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
9 15 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (26.92%) HSRP
11 13 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
11 13 (25.00%) VLAN
11 13 (25.00%) EIGRP
12 12 (23.08%) CCNA
12 12 (23.08%) FWSM
13 11 (21.15%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (21.15%) CSS
13 11 (21.15%) Load Balancing
14 10 (19.23%) Linux
14 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
15 9 (17.31%) Juniper
15 9 (17.31%) UNIX
15 9 (17.31%) Solaris
15 9 (17.31%) Network Security
15 9 (17.31%) F5

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (9.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 52 (100.00%) OSPF
2 33 (63.46%) Firewall
3 29 (55.77%) MPLS
3 29 (55.77%) VPN
4 24 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (34.62%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (32.69%) LAN
7 15 (28.85%) WAN
7 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
7 15 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (26.92%) HSRP
9 13 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
9 13 (25.00%) VLAN
9 13 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 12 (23.08%) FWSM
11 11 (21.15%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (17.31%) Network Security
13 8 (15.38%) DNS
14 7 (13.46%) Wireless
15 6 (11.54%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Consultant
3 10 (19.23%) Network Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Network Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Firewall Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Network Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) IT Support
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Network Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) UNIX
2 9 (17.31%) Solaris
3 4 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Load Balancing
2 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 7 (13.46%) ITIL
3 7 (13.46%) Network Architecture
4 6 (11.54%) High Availability
5 4 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.92%) Network Design
7 1 (1.92%) Use Case
7 1 (1.92%) Change Control
7 1 (1.92%) Cyber Security
7 1 (1.92%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.92%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 1 (1.92%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) Perl
2 5 (9.62%) Tcl
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
3 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (63.46%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (36.54%) CCNP
3 12 (23.08%) CCNA
4 8 (15.38%) CCIE
5 7 (13.46%) CCDP
6 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.62%) Degree
7 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.85%) CCIP
8 2 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.85%) CCSA
9 1 (1.92%) CEH
9 1 (1.92%) CCSE
9 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
1 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) Nessus
2 1 (1.92%) Cacti
2 1 (1.92%) Ionix
2 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (90.38%) Cisco
2 17 (32.69%) CheckPoint
3 9 (17.31%) Juniper
3 9 (17.31%) F5
4 7 (13.46%) Riverbed
4 7 (13.46%) VMware
5 4 (7.69%) Sun
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.92%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.92%) Qualys
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.92%) Rapid7
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