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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 121 95 115
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +20
Permanent jobs citing BGP 20 41 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 2.22% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.02% 12.73% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 10
Median salary £67,500 £49,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.05% +6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £29,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,750 £56,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.48%
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
332 322 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.09% 17.45% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 251 272 240
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,325 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 May 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 31 (96.88%) Juniper
2 30 (93.75%) OSPF
3 23 (71.88%) TCP/IP
4 20 (62.50%) VPN
4 20 (62.50%) MPLS
5 18 (56.25%) Network Design
6 17 (53.13%) Redback
6 17 (53.13%) Frame Relay
6 17 (53.13%) Telecoms
6 17 (53.13%) RSVP
6 17 (53.13%) SS7
6 17 (53.13%) VRRP
6 17 (53.13%) Ericsson
6 17 (53.13%) Ethernet
6 17 (53.13%) 3G
6 17 (53.13%) SONET
6 17 (53.13%) ATM
6 17 (53.13%) Packet Switching
6 17 (53.13%) SDH
6 17 (53.13%) GGSN
6 17 (53.13%) SGSN
6 17 (53.13%) Network Architecture
6 17 (53.13%) 4G
6 17 (53.13%) HSRP
6 17 (53.13%) VoLTE
6 17 (53.13%) VoWiFi
7 14 (43.75%) Cisco
7 14 (43.75%) Firewall
8 13 (40.63%) CCNP
8 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification

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 30 (93.75%) OSPF
2 23 (71.88%) TCP/IP
3 20 (62.50%) MPLS
3 20 (62.50%) VPN
4 17 (53.13%) 3G
4 17 (53.13%) 4G
4 17 (53.13%) ATM
4 17 (53.13%) Ethernet
4 17 (53.13%) Frame Relay
4 17 (53.13%) GGSN
4 17 (53.13%) HSRP
4 17 (53.13%) Packet Switching
4 17 (53.13%) RSVP
4 17 (53.13%) SDH
4 17 (53.13%) SGSN
4 17 (53.13%) SONET
4 17 (53.13%) SS7
4 17 (53.13%) VoLTE
4 17 (53.13%) VoWiFi
4 17 (53.13%) VRRP
General
1 17 (53.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Design Engineer
2 17 (53.13%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (53.13%) Implementation Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Network Support
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Expert
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Support
7 1 (3.13%) Network Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Network Design
2 17 (53.13%) Network Architecture
3 10 (31.25%) GAP Analysis
3 10 (31.25%) Security Operations
4 7 (21.88%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) CCNP
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (28.13%) CCIE
3 6 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.25%) CCDP
6 1 (3.13%) CCDE
6 1 (3.13%) CCIP
6 1 (3.13%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) CISSP
6 1 (3.13%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Juniper
2 17 (53.13%) Ericsson
2 17 (53.13%) Redback
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco
4 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
5 10 (31.25%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds