The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 173 165 144
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Permanent jobs citing BGP 9 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.24% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 2.66% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 14
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £44,750 £38,463
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
BGP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
478 564 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.54% 15.29% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 385 454 452
Average salary £39,083 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.22% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

BGP
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

BGP Salary Trend in the East Midlands

BGP
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

BGP
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire -17 5 £45,000 -
Leicestershire +11 4 £32,000 -36.00%
Derbyshire -14 1 £45,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £35,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 30 (96.77%) OSPF
2 22 (70.97%) LAN
2 22 (70.97%) WAN
3 19 (61.29%) Firewall
4 18 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (51.61%) DNS
6 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
6 15 (48.39%) Cisco
6 15 (48.39%) MPLS
7 14 (45.16%) DHCP
7 14 (45.16%) HSRP
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (35.48%) Spanning Tree
9 11 (35.48%) VoIP
10 10 (32.26%) CCNP
10 10 (32.26%) CCNA
10 10 (32.26%) ITIL
11 9 (29.03%) Wireless
11 9 (29.03%) Law
11 9 (29.03%) ISPF
11 9 (29.03%) VPN
12 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
13 7 (22.58%) EIGRP
14 6 (19.35%) Patch Management
14 6 (19.35%) Network Security
14 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
15 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
15 5 (16.13%) F5
15 5 (16.13%) SIEM
15 5 (16.13%) Mentoring

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) OSPF
2 22 (70.97%) LAN
2 22 (70.97%) WAN
3 19 (61.29%) Firewall
4 16 (51.61%) DNS
5 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
5 15 (48.39%) MPLS
6 14 (45.16%) HSRP
6 14 (45.16%) DHCP
7 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (35.48%) VoIP
8 11 (35.48%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (29.03%) VPN
9 9 (29.03%) Wireless
10 7 (22.58%) EIGRP
11 6 (19.35%) Network Security
12 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 4 (12.90%) IPsec
14 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
General
1 9 (29.03%) Law
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Network Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Network Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Platform Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Network Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.45%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Patch Management
3 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
3 5 (16.13%) SIEM
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.68%) Transition Management
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) BCP
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNP
2 10 (32.26%) CCNA
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) vSphere
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Cacti
2 2 (6.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
3 5 (16.13%) F5
3 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) ArcSight
5 3 (9.68%) TippingPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.45%) IronPort
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper