The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 91 122 131
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +9
Permanent jobs citing BGP 99 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.70% 1.25% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.13% 6.77% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 57 29 11
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +2.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.69%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
754 473 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 20.57% 18.48% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 577 355 310
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
West Yorkshire

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 23 July 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 157 (96.91%) Cisco
2 125 (77.16%) EIGRP
3 112 (69.14%) OSPF
3 112 (69.14%) E-Commerce
4 103 (63.58%) Cisco Certification
5 101 (62.35%) MPLS
6 85 (52.47%) Load Balancing
7 83 (51.23%) Firewall
8 80 (49.38%) Windows
9 79 (48.77%) TCP/IP
10 78 (48.15%) VMware
11 75 (46.30%) CCNA
12 73 (45.06%) Linux
12 73 (45.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 72 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
13 72 (44.44%) Red Hat
13 72 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 71 (43.83%) PCI DSS
15 66 (40.74%) Clustering
16 56 (34.57%) Java
16 56 (34.57%) IIS
16 56 (34.57%) Apache
16 56 (34.57%) DNS
16 56 (34.57%) Cisco ASA
17 50 (30.86%) PowerShell
17 50 (30.86%) Bash Shell
17 50 (30.86%) VMware ESXi
17 50 (30.86%) Cisco Nexus
17 50 (30.86%) SMTP
17 50 (30.86%) UNIX

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 56 (34.57%) IIS
1 56 (34.57%) Apache
2 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (77.16%) EIGRP
2 112 (69.14%) OSPF
3 101 (62.35%) MPLS
4 83 (51.23%) Firewall
5 79 (48.77%) TCP/IP
6 72 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
7 56 (34.57%) DNS
7 56 (34.57%) Cisco ASA
8 50 (30.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 50 (30.86%) SMTP
9 48 (29.63%) DMVPN
10 46 (28.40%) WLAN
11 34 (20.99%) WAN
11 34 (20.99%) LAN
12 16 (9.88%) Network Security
13 13 (8.02%) VoIP
13 13 (8.02%) VPN
14 10 (6.17%) HSRP
15 9 (5.56%) RIP
15 9 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (4.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.47%) Advertising
3 3 (1.85%) Finance
4 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (43.21%) Network Engineer
2 50 (30.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (12.96%) Team Leader
3 21 (12.96%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 17 (10.49%) Architect
5 15 (9.26%) Network Architect
6 9 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (3.09%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.09%) Operations Team Leader
7 5 (3.09%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
8 4 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (2.47%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (1.85%) Technical Architect
10 2 (1.23%) Consultant
10 2 (1.23%) Analyst
10 2 (1.23%) Network Consultant
10 2 (1.23%) Migration Engineer
10 2 (1.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (1.23%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 66 (40.74%) Clustering
2 1 (0.62%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 80 (49.38%) Windows
2 73 (45.06%) Linux
3 72 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (30.86%) UNIX
5 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (69.14%) E-Commerce
2 85 (52.47%) Load Balancing
3 14 (8.64%) Network Design
4 13 (8.02%) Network Architecture
5 6 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 3 (1.85%) Network Management
6 3 (1.85%) Change Management
6 3 (1.85%) Migration
7 2 (1.23%) Project Management
7 2 (1.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.23%) BCP
7 2 (1.23%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (0.62%) DevOps
8 1 (0.62%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.62%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (0.62%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.62%) Configuration Management
8 1 (0.62%) ITIL
8 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 56 (34.57%) Java
2 50 (30.86%) Perl
2 50 (30.86%) PowerShell
2 50 (30.86%) Bash Shell
3 46 (28.40%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 103 (63.58%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (46.30%) CCNA
3 49 (30.25%) CCNP
4 23 (14.20%) CCSA
4 23 (14.20%) CCSE
5 21 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (12.96%) MCSA
5 21 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (9.88%) RHCA
6 16 (9.88%) MCSE
6 16 (9.88%) RHCE
7 13 (8.02%) CCIE
8 8 (4.94%) CCIP
9 4 (2.47%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.47%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.62%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (43.83%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.32%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (45.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (30.86%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.62%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.62%) XenApp
4 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (28.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 157 (96.91%) Cisco
2 78 (48.15%) VMware
3 72 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 45 (27.78%) Motorola
5 42 (25.93%) CheckPoint
6 25 (15.43%) Microsoft
7 14 (8.64%) Juniper
8 7 (4.32%) F5
8 7 (4.32%) Fortinet
8 7 (4.32%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.70%) Citrix
10 5 (3.09%) HP
11 4 (2.47%) Redback
12 2 (1.23%) BT
12 2 (1.23%) Aruba
12 2 (1.23%) Meru Networks
13 1 (0.62%) ProCurve
13 1 (0.62%) Huawei
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £50,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago