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

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 80 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 0.076% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 0.48% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 6
Median salary £47,500 - £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £53,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 - £73,750
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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 209 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.54% 15.93% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85 154 272
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -
Warrington +8 1 £77,500 -
BGP
North West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 19 (86.36%) WAN
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) OSPF
3 16 (72.73%) LAN
4 15 (68.18%) EIGRP
4 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (54.55%) MPLS
5 12 (54.55%) Firewall
6 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (45.45%) VoIP
7 10 (45.45%) Network Security
8 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
8 9 (40.91%) CCNA
8 9 (40.91%) Juniper
9 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
10 7 (31.82%) VPLS
10 7 (31.82%) CCNP
10 7 (31.82%) Avaya
10 7 (31.82%) SLA
11 6 (27.27%) SNMP
11 6 (27.27%) IGRP
11 6 (27.27%) A+ Certification
11 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
11 6 (27.27%) Degree
11 6 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (27.27%) Information Security
11 6 (27.27%) Network Management
11 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (27.27%) Software Deployment

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 19 (86.36%) WAN
2 18 (81.82%) OSPF
3 16 (72.73%) LAN
4 15 (68.18%) EIGRP
5 12 (54.55%) Firewall
5 12 (54.55%) MPLS
6 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (45.45%) Network Security
7 10 (45.45%) VoIP
8 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
9 7 (31.82%) VPLS
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (27.27%) IGRP
10 6 (27.27%) SNMP
11 5 (22.73%) VLAN
12 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (13.64%) Wireless
14 2 (9.09%) Fast Ethernet
14 2 (9.09%) Gigabit Ethernet
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Support
4 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 4 (18.18%) Wiki
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) 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%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Validation
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Ticket Management
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) 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 7 (31.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Firmware
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Juniper
3 7 (31.82%) Avaya
4 4 (18.18%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Aruba
7 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.55%) F5