The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 33 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.20% 0.86% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 5.71% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £75,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +13.52%
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
33 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.88% 15.02% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 33
Median salary £33,750 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.87% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,041 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for BGP.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) LAN Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) WAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco