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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 102 119 91
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -28
Permanent jobs citing BGP 19 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.96% 0.49% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 3.30% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 17
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £56,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
326 303 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.51% 14.92% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 270 276 297
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 29 July 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
1 28 (100.00%) OSPF
2 21 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (75.00%) MPLS
2 21 (75.00%) CCNP
3 19 (67.86%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 12 (42.86%) VPN
6 11 (39.29%) IPsec
6 11 (39.29%) VPLS
6 11 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (35.71%) CCIP
8 9 (32.14%) Network Security
8 9 (32.14%) CCSA
9 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (28.57%) Network Design
9 8 (28.57%) LAN
9 8 (28.57%) WAN
9 8 (28.57%) EIGRP
10 7 (25.00%) Juniper
10 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.00%) CCIE
10 7 (25.00%) CCSE
10 7 (25.00%) Legal
10 7 (25.00%) Network Management
11 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
11 5 (17.86%) Internet
12 4 (14.29%) Netcool
12 4 (14.29%) X.21
12 4 (14.29%) DSL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) OSPF
2 21 (75.00%) MPLS
3 19 (67.86%) Firewall
4 12 (42.86%) VPN
5 11 (39.29%) IPsec
5 11 (39.29%) VPLS
5 11 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (32.14%) Network Security
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (28.57%) EIGRP
7 8 (28.57%) LAN
7 8 (28.57%) WAN
8 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (17.86%) Internet
10 4 (14.29%) PPP
10 4 (14.29%) ATM
10 4 (14.29%) ISDN
10 4 (14.29%) X.21
10 4 (14.29%) DSL
10 4 (14.29%) FWSM
General
1 7 (25.00%) Legal
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Network Design Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Network Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Solaris
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Network Design
2 7 (25.00%) Network Management
3 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Time Management
7 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Perl
1 3 (10.71%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) CCNP
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCIP
3 9 (32.14%) CCSA
4 7 (25.00%) CCSE
4 7 (25.00%) CCIE
5 4 (14.29%) JNCIA
5 4 (14.29%) JNCIE
6 2 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.57%) CCDP
7 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Netcool
1 4 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (14.29%) Redback
5 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30 Days Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago