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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 113 127 133
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 62 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.61% 0.96% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.45% 5.60% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 7
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,425 £28,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £51,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
656 482 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.06% 17.10% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 511 379 387
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
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 16 April 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 125 (97.66%) Cisco
2 104 (81.25%) OSPF
3 92 (71.88%) MPLS
4 84 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (63.28%) TCP/IP
6 77 (60.16%) EIGRP
7 75 (58.59%) Load Balancing
8 69 (53.91%) Windows
9 68 (53.13%) Firewall
10 63 (49.22%) VMware
10 63 (49.22%) CheckPoint
11 62 (48.44%) E-Commerce
12 61 (47.66%) Linux
13 60 (46.88%) Red Hat
13 60 (46.88%) Cisco IOS
13 60 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 60 (46.88%) PCI DSS
13 60 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 53 (41.41%) Apache
14 53 (41.41%) Java
14 53 (41.41%) IIS
15 52 (40.63%) CCNA
16 46 (35.94%) Clustering
17 45 (35.16%) DNS
18 40 (31.25%) LAN
18 40 (31.25%) WAN
19 39 (30.47%) SMTP
20 38 (29.69%) CCNP
21 32 (25.00%) Microsoft
21 32 (25.00%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 53 (41.41%) IIS
1 53 (41.41%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (15.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 104 (81.25%) OSPF
2 92 (71.88%) MPLS
3 81 (63.28%) TCP/IP
4 77 (60.16%) EIGRP
5 68 (53.13%) Firewall
6 60 (46.88%) Cisco IOS
7 45 (35.16%) DNS
8 40 (31.25%) WAN
8 40 (31.25%) LAN
9 39 (30.47%) SMTP
10 31 (24.22%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (23.44%) VPN
12 29 (22.66%) VLAN
13 28 (21.88%) HSRP
14 22 (17.19%) VPLS
14 22 (17.19%) Cisco PIX
14 22 (17.19%) WLAN
15 21 (16.41%) RIP
15 21 (16.41%) Network Security
16 18 (14.06%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (25.78%) Architect
2 31 (24.22%) Network Engineer
3 30 (23.44%) Network Architect
4 26 (20.31%) Team Leader
4 26 (20.31%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 26 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (14.84%) Operations Team Leader
5 19 (14.84%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
6 9 (7.03%) Network Analyst
6 9 (7.03%) Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Migration Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (2.34%) Telecoms Engineer
11 2 (1.56%) Cisco Support
11 2 (1.56%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 46 (35.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 69 (53.91%) Windows
2 61 (47.66%) Linux
3 60 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (20.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (58.59%) Load Balancing
2 62 (48.44%) E-Commerce
3 32 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 14 (10.94%) Network Design
5 8 (6.25%) Information Security
6 7 (5.47%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 7 (5.47%) Project Management
7 5 (3.91%) Migration
8 3 (2.34%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (0.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.41%) Java
2 26 (20.31%) Perl
2 26 (20.31%) PowerShell
2 26 (20.31%) Bash Shell
3 17 (13.28%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 84 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (40.63%) CCNA
3 38 (29.69%) CCNP
4 32 (25.00%) CCIE
5 27 (21.09%) CCSA
6 26 (20.31%) CCSE
6 26 (20.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (20.31%) MCSA
7 20 (15.63%) MCSE
7 20 (15.63%) RHCE
7 20 (15.63%) RHCA
8 4 (3.13%) JNCIA
8 4 (3.13%) JNCIE
8 4 (3.13%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (46.88%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (20.31%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (6.25%) XenApp
3 8 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 8 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.25%) MetaFrame
3 8 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 8 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 125 (97.66%) Cisco
2 63 (49.22%) CheckPoint
2 63 (49.22%) VMware
3 60 (46.88%) Red Hat
4 32 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (10.94%) Citrix
5 14 (10.94%) Motorola
6 13 (10.16%) Juniper
7 8 (6.25%) Fortinet
8 5 (3.91%) BT
9 4 (3.13%) Redback
10 2 (1.56%) Brocade
10 2 (1.56%) BMC
10 2 (1.56%) HP
11 1 (0.78%) TippingPoint
11 1 (0.78%) Foundry
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago