The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 84 97 119
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +22
Permanent jobs citing BGP 5 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.53% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.73% 3.61% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 5
Median salary £45,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £67,000 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £80,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
134 194 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.40% 14.64% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 78 155 290
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Cheshire region.

BGP Salary Trend in Cheshire

BGP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

BGP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

BGP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £36,000 -
BGP
North West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 18 (81.82%) WAN
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
1 18 (81.82%) OSPF
2 15 (68.18%) EIGRP
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (63.64%) LAN
4 13 (59.09%) Firewall
5 11 (50.00%) MPLS
5 11 (50.00%) VoIP
5 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (50.00%) Network Security
6 10 (45.45%) CCNA
7 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
7 9 (40.91%) SLA
7 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
8 8 (36.36%) Juniper
9 7 (31.82%) Avaya
9 7 (31.82%) SNMP
9 7 (31.82%) CCNP
9 7 (31.82%) VPLS
10 6 (27.27%) Degree
10 6 (27.27%) Network Management
10 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (27.27%) Software Deployment
10 6 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (27.27%) Information Security
10 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 6 (27.27%) A+ Certification
10 6 (27.27%) Security Patching

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (9.09%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) OSPF
1 18 (81.82%) WAN
2 15 (68.18%) EIGRP
3 14 (63.64%) LAN
4 13 (59.09%) Firewall
5 11 (50.00%) MPLS
5 11 (50.00%) Network Security
5 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (50.00%) VoIP
6 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
7 7 (31.82%) SNMP
7 7 (31.82%) VPLS
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (22.73%) IGRP
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (18.18%) VLAN
11 3 (13.64%) Wireless
12 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (9.09%) Fast Ethernet
12 2 (9.09%) Gigabit Ethernet
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Support
4 4 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 5 (22.73%) Wiki
4 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Information Security
1 6 (27.27%) Network Management
1 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (27.27%) Security Patching
1 6 (27.27%) Software Deployment
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) Data Validation
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (22.73%) Ticket Management
2 5 (22.73%) Validation
3 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) CCNA
3 7 (31.82%) CCNP
4 6 (27.27%) A+ Certification
4 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Firmware
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 7 (31.82%) Avaya
4 5 (22.73%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Aruba
7 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.55%) F5