The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 121 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.058% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.37% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Average salary £40,000 £44,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% -1.66%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +4.65%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
295 273 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.35% 15.93% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 232 204 293
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
North West

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 30 July 2014. 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
Chester - 2 £40,000 -
BGP
North West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) Cisco
1 17 (94.44%) OSPF
2 15 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 15 (83.33%) Finance
3 14 (77.78%) LAN
3 14 (77.78%) Firewall
4 13 (72.22%) CiscoWorks
4 13 (72.22%) F5
5 9 (50.00%) MPLS
5 9 (50.00%) VLAN
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (50.00%) IGRP
6 8 (44.44%) CCNP
6 8 (44.44%) Fortinet
7 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (38.89%) Capacity Management
7 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
7 7 (38.89%) Network Design
7 7 (38.89%) HP NNM
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
7 7 (38.89%) SSL
7 7 (38.89%) SOAP
7 7 (38.89%) LDAP
7 7 (38.89%) SMTP
7 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
7 7 (38.89%) HTTP
7 7 (38.89%) TACACS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) OSPF
2 15 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 14 (77.78%) LAN
3 14 (77.78%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) MPLS
4 9 (50.00%) VLAN
4 9 (50.00%) IGRP
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (38.89%) DNS
5 7 (38.89%) SSL
5 7 (38.89%) LDAP
5 7 (38.89%) SMTP
5 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
5 7 (38.89%) HTTP
5 7 (38.89%) TACACS
5 7 (38.89%) Internet
6 6 (33.33%) 802.11
6 6 (33.33%) DWDM
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
1 7 (38.89%) Capacity Management
1 7 (38.89%) Network Design
1 7 (38.89%) Network Management
2 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (38.89%) HP NNM
3 6 (33.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) F5
3 8 (44.44%) Fortinet
4 7 (38.89%) Juniper
4 7 (38.89%) HP
5 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) Kaspersky
7 2 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) NetApp
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix
Cheshire
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Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
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