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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 115 61 113
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +52
Permanent jobs citing BGP 29 77 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 3.81% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.67% 18.60% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 76 16
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +9.47%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%
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
378 414 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.11% 20.51% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 293 381 269
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 July 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 42 (91.30%) OSPF
2 31 (67.39%) MPLS
2 31 (67.39%) VPN
2 31 (67.39%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (63.04%) Cisco
3 29 (63.04%) Firewall
4 28 (60.87%) Juniper
5 22 (47.83%) CCNP
6 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 18 (39.13%) WAN
7 16 (34.78%) LAN
8 14 (30.43%) CheckPoint
8 14 (30.43%) Network Security
9 13 (28.26%) HSRP
9 13 (28.26%) RSVP
10 12 (26.09%) EIGRP
10 12 (26.09%) Wireless
10 12 (26.09%) CCIE
10 12 (26.09%) Network Design
10 12 (26.09%) VPLS
10 12 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (26.09%) Cisco Wireless
11 11 (23.91%) VoWiFi
11 11 (23.91%) 4G
11 11 (23.91%) VoLTE
11 11 (23.91%) Network Architecture
11 11 (23.91%) GGSN
11 11 (23.91%) SGSN
11 11 (23.91%) Redback
11 11 (23.91%) Packet Switching

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 42 (91.30%) OSPF
2 31 (67.39%) MPLS
2 31 (67.39%) VPN
3 29 (63.04%) Firewall
4 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
4 18 (39.13%) WAN
5 16 (34.78%) LAN
6 14 (30.43%) Network Security
7 13 (28.26%) HSRP
7 13 (28.26%) RSVP
8 12 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (26.09%) Cisco Wireless
8 12 (26.09%) EIGRP
8 12 (26.09%) VPLS
8 12 (26.09%) Wireless
9 11 (23.91%) 3G
9 11 (23.91%) 4G
9 11 (23.91%) Frame Relay
9 11 (23.91%) GGSN
9 11 (23.91%) SGSN
General
1 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
1 14 (30.43%) Network Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Network Support
3 12 (26.09%) Design Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Ericsson Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Implementation Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Network Support Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) Support Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco Support
7 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (6.52%) Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Presales Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Cisco Expert
10 2 (4.35%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) WAP
1 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Handset
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Network Design
2 11 (23.91%) Network Architecture
3 10 (21.74%) GAP Analysis
3 10 (21.74%) Security Operations
4 9 (19.57%) ITIL
5 7 (15.22%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Presales
7 1 (2.17%) Change Management
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.17%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.17%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (47.83%) CCNP
3 12 (26.09%) CCIE
4 9 (19.57%) CCNA
5 7 (15.22%) CISSP
6 6 (13.04%) Degree
7 5 (10.87%) CCDP
8 4 (8.70%) CCIP
9 3 (6.52%) CCDA
9 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
9 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
10 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.17%) CCDE
11 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (2.17%) JNCIE
11 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.17%) Cacti
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Cisco
2 28 (60.87%) Juniper
3 14 (30.43%) CheckPoint
4 11 (23.91%) Ericsson
4 11 (23.91%) Redback
5 10 (21.74%) Intel Security
6 9 (19.57%) F5
6 9 (19.57%) Palo Alto
6 9 (19.57%) Riverbed
7 7 (15.22%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.52%) VMware
9 1 (2.17%) Mitel
9 1 (2.17%) Symantec