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 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 80 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 11 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.04% 0.37% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.58% 1.89% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.48%
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
197 317 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.66% 19.34% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 151 206 221
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Warrington - 4 - -
BGP
North West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 9 (75.00%) WAN
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) Juniper
2 7 (58.33%) OSPF
2 7 (58.33%) Network Design
2 7 (58.33%) DWDM
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 5 (41.67%) Network Optimisation
5 4 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) CCNP
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 2 (16.67%) WLAN
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) SNMP
7 2 (16.67%) Validation
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) DWDM
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) LDAP
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Design Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
1 2 (16.67%) Wiki
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Network Design
1 7 (58.33%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Network Management
5 2 (16.67%) Ticket Management
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Marketing Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
1 1 (8.33%) oVirt
1 1 (8.33%) Postfix
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) VMware