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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 67 111 141
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +30
Permanent jobs citing BGP 138 44 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.66% 1.69% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.84% 9.38% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 91 40 9
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,950 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
871 469 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.10% 18.02% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 622 337 366
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 204 (96.23%) Cisco
2 166 (78.30%) EIGRP
3 153 (72.17%) OSPF
4 130 (61.32%) Cisco Certification
5 129 (60.85%) MPLS
5 129 (60.85%) E-Commerce
6 110 (51.89%) Firewall
7 98 (46.23%) VMware
8 97 (45.75%) Windows
9 96 (45.28%) Load Balancing
10 91 (42.92%) TCP/IP
11 90 (42.45%) Linux
12 89 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 86 (40.57%) Cisco IOS
13 86 (40.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 86 (40.57%) Red Hat
14 85 (40.09%) CCNA
15 82 (38.68%) Clustering
15 82 (38.68%) PCI DSS
16 78 (36.79%) CCNP
17 74 (34.91%) Cisco ASA
18 70 (33.02%) Java
18 70 (33.02%) IIS
18 70 (33.02%) Apache
19 68 (32.08%) Cisco Nexus
20 67 (31.60%) DNS
21 61 (28.77%) SMTP
21 61 (28.77%) UNIX
21 61 (28.77%) Perl
21 61 (28.77%) Bash Shell

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 70 (33.02%) IIS
1 70 (33.02%) Apache
2 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 166 (78.30%) EIGRP
2 153 (72.17%) OSPF
3 129 (60.85%) MPLS
4 110 (51.89%) Firewall
5 91 (42.92%) TCP/IP
6 86 (40.57%) Cisco IOS
7 74 (34.91%) Cisco ASA
8 68 (32.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 67 (31.60%) DNS
10 61 (28.77%) SMTP
11 53 (25.00%) DMVPN
12 51 (24.06%) WLAN
13 45 (21.23%) WAN
13 45 (21.23%) LAN
14 28 (13.21%) Network Security
15 21 (9.91%) VoIP
16 16 (7.55%) HSRP
17 15 (7.08%) VPN
18 12 (5.66%) RIP
18 12 (5.66%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (3.77%) Telecoms
1 8 (3.77%) Finance
2 4 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (42.92%) Network Engineer
2 61 (28.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (11.32%) Architect
4 21 (9.91%) Team Leader
4 21 (9.91%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 19 (8.96%) Network Architect
6 16 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (5.66%) Network Specialist
8 7 (3.30%) Consultant
8 7 (3.30%) Network Consultant
8 7 (3.30%) Support Engineer
9 6 (2.83%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.36%) Analyst
10 5 (2.36%) Cisco Specialist
10 5 (2.36%) Operations Team Leader
10 5 (2.36%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
10 5 (2.36%) Cisco Network Specialist
11 4 (1.89%) Server Analyst
11 4 (1.89%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
11 4 (1.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 82 (38.68%) Clustering
2 1 (0.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 97 (45.75%) Windows
2 90 (42.45%) Linux
3 86 (40.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 61 (28.77%) UNIX
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (60.85%) E-Commerce
2 96 (45.28%) Load Balancing
3 20 (9.43%) Network Design
4 17 (8.02%) Business Continuity
5 12 (5.66%) Network Architecture
6 5 (2.36%) High Availability
7 4 (1.89%) DevOps
8 3 (1.42%) Network Management
8 3 (1.42%) Change Management
9 2 (0.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (0.94%) Project Management
9 2 (0.94%) BCP
9 2 (0.94%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (0.94%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (0.47%) Incident Management
10 1 (0.47%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (0.47%) Problem Management
10 1 (0.47%) Configuration Management
10 1 (0.47%) ITIL
10 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.02%) Java
2 61 (28.77%) Perl
2 61 (28.77%) PowerShell
2 61 (28.77%) Bash Shell
3 51 (24.06%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 130 (61.32%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (40.09%) CCNA
3 78 (36.79%) CCNP
4 28 (13.21%) CCSE
5 23 (10.85%) CCSA
6 21 (9.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (9.91%) MCSA
7 16 (7.55%) MCSE
7 16 (7.55%) RHCE
7 16 (7.55%) RHCA
8 13 (6.13%) CCIE
9 11 (5.19%) CCDP
10 8 (3.77%) CCIP
11 5 (2.36%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.89%) JNCIE
13 2 (0.94%) CISSP
13 2 (0.94%) CCDA
14 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (38.68%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.89%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 89 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (28.77%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.89%) MetaFrame
4 4 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (1.89%) XenApp
4 4 (1.89%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.94%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 51 (24.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 204 (96.23%) Cisco
2 98 (46.23%) VMware
3 86 (40.57%) Red Hat
4 55 (25.94%) CheckPoint
5 51 (24.06%) Motorola
6 23 (10.85%) Juniper
7 22 (10.38%) Microsoft
8 12 (5.66%) SolarWinds
9 11 (5.19%) HP
10 9 (4.25%) Citrix
11 8 (3.77%) F5
12 6 (2.83%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.89%) Redback
14 2 (0.94%) Meru Networks
14 2 (0.94%) Aruba
14 2 (0.94%) Brocade
15 1 (0.47%) Huawei
15 1 (0.47%) ProCurve
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago