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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 112 123 110
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% 0.51% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 3.41% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 15
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,950 £50,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.04%

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
254 323 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.25% 14.91% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 185 278 254
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 24 February 2017.

BGP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (84.62%) OSPF
4 19 (73.08%) Firewall
4 19 (73.08%) LAN
4 19 (73.08%) WAN
5 17 (65.38%) CCNP
6 15 (57.69%) VPN
7 14 (53.85%) CCNA
8 13 (50.00%) ITIL
9 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
10 10 (38.46%) MPLS
10 10 (38.46%) Network Security
11 9 (34.62%) Presales
11 9 (34.62%) EIGRP
12 8 (30.77%) Wireless
12 8 (30.77%) VLAN
13 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
13 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
14 6 (23.08%) WLAN
14 6 (23.08%) HP
14 6 (23.08%) Finance
14 6 (23.08%) Multicast
15 5 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless
15 5 (19.23%) Aruba
15 5 (19.23%) VMware
15 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
15 5 (19.23%) SSL
15 5 (19.23%) CCDP
15 5 (19.23%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) OSPF
2 19 (73.08%) Firewall
2 19 (73.08%) LAN
2 19 (73.08%) WAN
3 15 (57.69%) VPN
4 10 (38.46%) MPLS
4 10 (38.46%) Network Security
5 9 (34.62%) EIGRP
6 8 (30.77%) VLAN
6 8 (30.77%) Wireless
7 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
8 6 (23.08%) Multicast
8 6 (23.08%) WLAN
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (19.23%) DHCP
9 5 (19.23%) Internet
9 5 (19.23%) SSL
10 4 (15.38%) IGRP
10 4 (15.38%) IPsec
10 4 (15.38%) VRRP
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Check Point Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Presales Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Server Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Solaris
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Presales
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Network Design
7 1 (3.85%) Process Management
7 1 (3.85%) Release Management
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) CCNP
3 14 (53.85%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) CCDP
5 4 (15.38%) CCIE
6 3 (11.54%) CCDA
6 3 (11.54%) CCIP
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (11.54%) MCSE
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
6 3 (11.54%) PMP
7 1 (3.85%) CCSE
7 1 (3.85%) CISSP
7 1 (3.85%) IISP
7 1 (3.85%) ISSAP
7 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
3 6 (23.08%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) Aruba
4 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (15.38%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (15.38%) F5
5 4 (15.38%) Huawei
5 4 (15.38%) Meraki
5 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 4 (15.38%) Sourcefire
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) NetApp
8 1 (3.85%) Splunk