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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 84 99 131
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +32
Permanent jobs citing BGP 14 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.19% 1.63% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.73% 9.25% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 2
Median salary £39,500 £80,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.62% +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
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
208 292 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.63% 17.63% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 160 238 243
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,850 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +16 3 £55,000 -31.25%
Wilmslow - 3 £39,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 £53,750 -
Chester - 1 £75,000 -
BGP
North West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 19 (76.00%) OSPF
3 18 (72.00%) WAN
4 14 (56.00%) Firewall
5 13 (52.00%) LAN
6 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (44.00%) SLA
7 11 (44.00%) Juniper
7 11 (44.00%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (40.00%) Network Security
8 10 (40.00%) ITIL
8 10 (40.00%) EIGRP
9 8 (32.00%) SNMP
9 8 (32.00%) CCNA
9 8 (32.00%) Extreme Networks
10 7 (28.00%) CCNP
10 7 (28.00%) VoIP
10 7 (28.00%) MPLS
10 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (24.00%) Change Management
11 6 (24.00%) Validation
11 6 (24.00%) Data Validation
11 6 (24.00%) Wiki
11 6 (24.00%) Ticket Management
12 5 (20.00%) Network Management
12 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (20.00%) VMware
12 5 (20.00%) Network Design
12 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 5 (20.00%) Ethernet

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:

Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) OSPF
2 18 (72.00%) WAN
3 14 (56.00%) Firewall
4 13 (52.00%) LAN
5 10 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 10 (40.00%) Network Security
6 8 (32.00%) SNMP
7 7 (28.00%) MPLS
7 7 (28.00%) VoIP
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (20.00%) DWDM
8 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 4 (16.00%) DNS
9 4 (16.00%) VPLS
10 2 (8.00%) FTP
10 2 (8.00%) HTTP
10 2 (8.00%) SMTP
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Network Support
4 4 (16.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.00%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (24.00%) Wiki
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Change Management
3 6 (24.00%) Data Validation
3 6 (24.00%) Ticket Management
3 6 (24.00%) Validation
4 5 (20.00%) Network Design
4 5 (20.00%) Network Management
5 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (12.00%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Security Patching
6 3 (12.00%) Software Deployment
7 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Perl
1 3 (12.00%) Python
1 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.00%) A+ Certification
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (8.00%) CCIE
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (8.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Firmware
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) Juniper
3 8 (32.00%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.00%) Avaya
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix
8 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat