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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 60 100 148
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +48
Permanent jobs citing BGP 148 55 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.91% 1.95% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.02% 11.27% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 100 51 10
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
924 488 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.43% 17.32% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 657 373 399
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 21 October 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 236 (95.93%) Cisco
2 189 (76.83%) EIGRP
3 178 (72.36%) OSPF
4 155 (63.01%) MPLS
5 145 (58.94%) Cisco Certification
6 137 (55.69%) Firewall
7 132 (53.66%) E-Commerce
8 104 (42.28%) Load Balancing
9 100 (40.65%) VMware
10 99 (40.24%) Windows
11 94 (38.21%) Linux
12 93 (37.80%) TCP/IP
12 93 (37.80%) Cisco ASA
13 91 (36.99%) CCNP
14 89 (36.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 86 (34.96%) Cisco IOS
15 86 (34.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 86 (34.96%) Red Hat
16 85 (34.55%) Clustering
16 85 (34.55%) Cisco Nexus
17 80 (32.52%) PCI DSS
17 80 (32.52%) CCNA
18 78 (31.71%) Apache
18 78 (31.71%) Java
18 78 (31.71%) IIS
19 73 (29.67%) DNS
20 69 (28.05%) Perl
20 69 (28.05%) UNIX
20 69 (28.05%) SMTP
20 69 (28.05%) PowerShell

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 78 (31.71%) Apache
1 78 (31.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 189 (76.83%) EIGRP
2 178 (72.36%) OSPF
3 155 (63.01%) MPLS
4 137 (55.69%) Firewall
5 93 (37.80%) TCP/IP
5 93 (37.80%) Cisco ASA
6 86 (34.96%) Cisco IOS
7 85 (34.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 73 (29.67%) DNS
9 69 (28.05%) SMTP
10 66 (26.83%) LAN
10 66 (26.83%) WAN
11 55 (22.36%) DMVPN
12 53 (21.54%) WLAN
13 41 (16.67%) Network Security
14 40 (16.26%) VoIP
15 24 (9.76%) VPN
16 19 (7.72%) HSRP
17 15 (6.10%) VLAN
18 12 (4.88%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (6.10%) Finance
2 14 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.63%) Advertising
4 1 (0.41%) Marketing
4 1 (0.41%) Games
4 1 (0.41%) Banking
4 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (45.93%) Network Engineer
2 69 (28.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (9.35%) Architect
4 21 (8.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 21 (8.54%) Network Specialist
5 18 (7.32%) Network Architect
6 11 (4.47%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 11 (4.47%) Team Leader
7 10 (4.07%) Consultant
7 10 (4.07%) Network Consultant
8 9 (3.66%) Support Engineer
8 9 (3.66%) Analyst
9 8 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (2.44%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (2.44%) Server Analyst
10 6 (2.44%) Technical Architect
10 6 (2.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (2.44%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
11 5 (2.03%) Cisco Specialist
11 5 (2.03%) Cisco Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 85 (34.55%) Clustering
2 6 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.81%) Replication
3 2 (0.81%) PKI
4 1 (0.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 99 (40.24%) Windows
2 94 (38.21%) Linux
3 86 (34.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (28.05%) UNIX
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (53.66%) E-Commerce
2 104 (42.28%) Load Balancing
3 24 (9.76%) Business Continuity
4 20 (8.13%) Network Design
5 14 (5.69%) Network Architecture
6 12 (4.88%) High Availability
6 12 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 6 (2.44%) ITIL
7 6 (2.44%) DevOps
8 4 (1.63%) Network Management
9 3 (1.22%) Change Management
10 2 (0.81%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (0.81%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (0.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (0.81%) Project Management
10 2 (0.81%) BCP
10 2 (0.81%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (0.81%) Cyber Security
10 2 (0.81%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (0.81%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 78 (31.71%) Java
2 69 (28.05%) Perl
2 69 (28.05%) PowerShell
2 69 (28.05%) Bash Shell
3 53 (21.54%) Lisp
4 2 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 145 (58.94%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (36.99%) CCNP
3 80 (32.52%) CCNA
4 27 (10.98%) CCSE
5 20 (8.13%) CCDP
6 13 (5.28%) CCSA
7 11 (4.47%) MCSA
7 11 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.07%) CCIE
9 8 (3.25%) RHCA
9 8 (3.25%) RHCE
9 8 (3.25%) MCSE
10 5 (2.03%) CCSP
11 4 (1.63%) CCIP
12 2 (0.81%) CISSP
12 2 (0.81%) CCDA
13 1 (0.41%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (32.52%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.63%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (36.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (28.05%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (2.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.44%) MetaFrame
4 6 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.44%) XenApp
4 6 (2.44%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.81%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.81%) UAG
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 53 (21.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 236 (95.93%) Cisco
2 100 (40.65%) VMware
3 86 (34.96%) Red Hat
4 62 (25.20%) CheckPoint
5 53 (21.54%) Motorola
6 27 (10.98%) Juniper
7 19 (7.72%) SolarWinds
8 15 (6.10%) Microsoft
9 13 (5.28%) HP
10 9 (3.66%) Citrix
11 8 (3.25%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.25%) F5
12 6 (2.44%) Brocade
13 4 (1.63%) Riverbed
14 2 (0.81%) Oracle
14 2 (0.81%) EMC
14 2 (0.81%) Aruba
14 2 (0.81%) Meru Networks
14 2 (0.81%) ScanSafe
15 1 (0.41%) ProCurve
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago