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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 144 113 148
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +35
Permanent jobs citing BGP 26 64 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.76% 1.94% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 10.13% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 8
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
630 632 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.39% 19.13% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 496 435 401
Average salary £41,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
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 26 January 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 162 (95.29%) Cisco
2 133 (78.24%) OSPF
3 119 (70.00%) EIGRP
4 118 (69.41%) MPLS
5 99 (58.24%) Cisco Certification
6 97 (57.06%) Firewall
7 76 (44.71%) CCNP
8 69 (40.59%) Cisco ASA
9 66 (38.82%) Load Balancing
10 61 (35.88%) WAN
11 60 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 59 (34.71%) VMware
13 58 (34.12%) Linux
13 58 (34.12%) E-Commerce
14 57 (33.53%) LAN
15 56 (32.94%) Windows
16 53 (31.18%) CheckPoint
17 52 (30.59%) TCP/IP
18 48 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
19 45 (26.47%) Clustering
19 45 (26.47%) CCNA
20 42 (24.71%) Cisco IOS
21 39 (22.94%) Red Hat
21 39 (22.94%) VoIP
21 39 (22.94%) Apache
21 39 (22.94%) Java
21 39 (22.94%) IIS
21 39 (22.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 38 (22.35%) DNS
23 34 (20.00%) SMTP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (22.94%) IIS
1 39 (22.94%) Apache
2 6 (3.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 133 (78.24%) OSPF
2 119 (70.00%) EIGRP
3 118 (69.41%) MPLS
4 97 (57.06%) Firewall
5 69 (40.59%) Cisco ASA
6 61 (35.88%) WAN
7 60 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 57 (33.53%) LAN
9 52 (30.59%) TCP/IP
10 42 (24.71%) Cisco IOS
11 39 (22.94%) VoIP
12 38 (22.35%) DNS
13 34 (20.00%) SMTP
13 34 (20.00%) Network Security
14 29 (17.06%) DMVPN
15 28 (16.47%) VPN
16 23 (13.53%) WLAN
16 23 (13.53%) HSRP
17 21 (12.35%) VLAN
18 17 (10.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (9.41%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.65%) Finance
3 4 (2.35%) Games
3 4 (2.35%) Banking
3 4 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (45.88%) Network Engineer
2 34 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (13.53%) Architect
4 21 (12.35%) Network Specialist
5 18 (10.59%) Network Architect
6 17 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (9.41%) Network Consultant
7 16 (9.41%) Consultant
8 13 (7.65%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.29%) Network Support
10 7 (4.12%) Analyst
11 6 (3.53%) Support Engineer
12 5 (2.94%) Cisco Specialist
12 5 (2.94%) Operations Analyst
12 5 (2.94%) Server Analyst
12 5 (2.94%) Senior Network Support
12 5 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (2.94%) Cisco Network Specialist
12 5 (2.94%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
13 4 (2.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.47%) Clustering
2 5 (2.94%) Replication
3 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.12%) Linux
2 56 (32.94%) Windows
3 39 (22.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (20.00%) UNIX
5 6 (3.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (38.82%) Load Balancing
2 58 (34.12%) E-Commerce
3 34 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 26 (15.29%) Network Architecture
4 26 (15.29%) High Availability
5 23 (13.53%) Network Design
6 14 (8.24%) ITIL
6 14 (8.24%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.53%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (3.53%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.53%) BCP
7 6 (3.53%) Project Management
7 6 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (2.94%) DevOps
9 4 (2.35%) Coaching
9 4 (2.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (2.35%) TOGAF
9 4 (2.35%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (1.18%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.94%) Java
2 34 (20.00%) Perl
2 34 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 34 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 23 (13.53%) Lisp
4 5 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (58.24%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (44.71%) CCNP
3 45 (26.47%) CCNA
4 27 (15.88%) CCDP
5 22 (12.94%) CCSE
6 11 (6.47%) CCDA
7 10 (5.88%) CCIE
8 8 (4.71%) CCSP
8 8 (4.71%) CISSP
9 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.53%) CCSA
9 6 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.53%) VCP5
9 6 (3.53%) MCSE
9 6 (3.53%) MCSA
10 3 (1.76%) CCIP
11 2 (1.18%) VCAP
12 1 (0.59%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.35%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 48 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (6.47%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.53%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.94%) MetaFrame
5 5 (2.94%) XenApp
5 5 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.35%) vSphere
7 2 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.18%) UAG
7 2 (1.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (13.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 162 (95.29%) Cisco
2 59 (34.71%) VMware
3 53 (31.18%) CheckPoint
4 39 (22.94%) Red Hat
5 23 (13.53%) Motorola
6 20 (11.76%) Juniper
7 13 (7.65%) SolarWinds
8 11 (6.47%) HP
9 9 (5.29%) Brocade
10 6 (3.53%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.53%) Microsoft
11 5 (2.94%) EMC
11 5 (2.94%) Citrix
11 5 (2.94%) Oracle
11 5 (2.94%) F5
12 4 (2.35%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.18%) ScanSafe
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Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits inc Bonus
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