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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 83 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.80% 0.23% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 1.40% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
BGP
North West

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
182 286 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.31% 16.40% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 139 203 223
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 2 £75,000 -
Crewe - 2 £52,500 -
Warrington - 1 - -
BGP
North West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) OSPF
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 9 (56.25%) Juniper
3 9 (56.25%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (43.75%) DWDM
4 7 (43.75%) Network Design
5 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Python
6 5 (31.25%) Perl
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (31.25%) Network Optimisation
7 4 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) SLA
7 4 (25.00%) CCNP
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 2 (12.50%) Wiki
9 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA

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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) OSPF
1 11 (68.75%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) DWDM
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
7 2 (12.50%) MPLS
7 2 (12.50%) Multicast
7 2 (12.50%) SNMP
7 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (12.50%) WLAN
8 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
8 1 (6.25%) Internet
8 1 (6.25%) SAN
8 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Digital Design Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
1 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
1 2 (12.50%) Wiki
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (43.75%) Network Design
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Network Management
5 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Ticket Management
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
1 5 (31.25%) Python
1 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) KVM
1 1 (6.25%) oVirt
1 1 (6.25%) Postfix
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com