The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 48 58
Permanent jobs citing BGP 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 0.43% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.25% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 16 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.00% 6.96% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 39
Average salary £52,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

BGP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Chester region.

BGP Salary Trend in Chester

BGP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Kaspersky
1 2 (100.00%) Aerohive Networks
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Security Engineer
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Kaspersky
1 2 (100.00%) Aerohive Networks