The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 155 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Permanent jobs citing BGP 21 54 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% 1.47% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 8.68% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 17
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +3.44%
BGP
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
682 622 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.44% 16.89% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 549 477 353
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

BGP
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

BGP Salary Trend in Leeds

BGP
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 65 (100.00%) Cisco
2 60 (92.31%) MPLS
3 54 (83.08%) OSPF
4 44 (67.69%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (60.00%) WAN
5 39 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 38 (58.46%) EIGRP
7 35 (53.85%) CCNP
7 35 (53.85%) Firewall
8 34 (52.31%) CheckPoint
8 34 (52.31%) LAN
9 29 (44.62%) Load Balancing
10 26 (40.00%) VPN
11 23 (35.38%) Linux
12 22 (33.85%) Business Continuity
12 22 (33.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (30.77%) High Availability
13 20 (30.77%) VoIP
14 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
15 18 (27.69%) VMware
15 18 (27.69%) Network Architecture
16 16 (24.62%) ITIL
17 15 (23.08%) Windows
17 15 (23.08%) CCNA
17 15 (23.08%) IPsec
17 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (23.08%) Network Design
18 14 (21.54%) CCSE
18 14 (21.54%) CCDP
18 14 (21.54%) Juniper

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.69%) IIS
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.77%) MS Visio
3 6 (9.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 60 (92.31%) MPLS
2 54 (83.08%) OSPF
3 39 (60.00%) WAN
3 39 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (58.46%) EIGRP
5 35 (53.85%) Firewall
6 34 (52.31%) LAN
7 26 (40.00%) VPN
8 22 (33.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (30.77%) VoIP
10 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
11 15 (23.08%) IPsec
12 14 (21.54%) SSL
13 13 (20.00%) IPv4
13 13 (20.00%) IPv6
14 12 (18.46%) DNS
15 11 (16.92%) VLAN
15 11 (16.92%) DMVPN
16 10 (15.38%) HSRP
16 10 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Games
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Network Engineer
2 17 (26.15%) Network Consultant
2 17 (26.15%) Consultant
3 8 (12.31%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Network Support
4 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.23%) Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Network Specialist
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (4.62%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Network Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Clustering
2 4 (6.15%) Replication
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) PKI
4 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Linux
2 15 (23.08%) Windows
3 8 (12.31%) Mac OS
4 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Load Balancing
2 22 (33.85%) Business Continuity
3 20 (30.77%) High Availability
4 18 (27.69%) Network Architecture
5 16 (24.62%) ITIL
6 15 (23.08%) Network Design
7 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.31%) BCP
7 8 (12.31%) Project Management
7 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (12.31%) Business Continuity Planning
7 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.23%) Coaching
8 6 (9.23%) Validation
8 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.69%) TOGAF
10 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (3.08%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) Java
1 5 (7.69%) Perl
1 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.15%) SQL
3 3 (4.62%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 44 (67.69%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (53.85%) CCNP
3 15 (23.08%) CCNA
4 14 (21.54%) CCDP
4 14 (21.54%) CCSE
5 11 (16.92%) CCDA
6 8 (12.31%) CCIE
6 8 (12.31%) CCSP
6 8 (12.31%) CCSA
7 6 (9.23%) CISSP
7 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (9.23%) MCSE
7 6 (9.23%) MCSA
7 6 (9.23%) VCP5
8 3 (4.62%) CCIP
9 2 (3.08%) VCAP
10 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
2 5 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
3 8 (12.31%) Terminal Services
4 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.15%) vSphere
6 2 (3.08%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.54%) Cacti
4 1 (1.54%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (52.31%) CheckPoint
3 18 (27.69%) VMware
4 14 (21.54%) Juniper
5 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
5 12 (18.46%) Brocade
6 7 (10.77%) SolarWinds
7 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.69%) F5
8 5 (7.69%) Riverbed
9 4 (6.15%) HP
9 4 (6.15%) EMC
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle
10 3 (4.62%) Motorola
11 2 (3.08%) ScanSafe
12 1 (1.54%) CA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago