The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 100 117 95
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs citing BGP 1 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.078% 0.65% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 3.67% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 23
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
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
190 327 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.82% 17.84% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 143 263 250
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 1 £47,500 -36.66%
BGP
North West

BGP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
1 26 (100.00%) CCNP
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (100.00%) OSPF
1 26 (100.00%) VLAN
1 26 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 25 (96.15%) Network Security
2 25 (96.15%) iSCSI
2 25 (96.15%) FCoE
2 25 (96.15%) Fibre Channel
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 25 (96.15%) Hybrid Cloud
2 25 (96.15%) Citrix
2 25 (96.15%) CCIE
2 25 (96.15%) E-Commerce
2 25 (96.15%) LAN
2 25 (96.15%) DHCP
2 25 (96.15%) HTTP
2 25 (96.15%) TCP/IP
2 25 (96.15%) DNS
2 25 (96.15%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) HSRP
3 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) VRRP
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) OSPF
1 26 (100.00%) VLAN
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 25 (96.15%) DHCP
2 25 (96.15%) DNS
2 25 (96.15%) FCoE
2 25 (96.15%) Fibre Channel
2 25 (96.15%) HTTP
2 25 (96.15%) iSCSI
2 25 (96.15%) LAN
2 25 (96.15%) Network Security
2 25 (96.15%) SSL
2 25 (96.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) HSRP
3 1 (3.85%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 26 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 25 (96.15%) Network Security Engineer
2 25 (96.15%) Security Engineer
2 25 (96.15%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 25 (96.15%) Senior Security Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (96.15%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 25 (96.15%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) CCNP
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (96.15%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (96.15%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper