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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 125 112 148
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +36
Permanent jobs citing BGP 55 62 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.61% 1.92% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.41% 10.37% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 12
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,250 £57,500
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
654 598 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 19.12% 18.50% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 507 433 437
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 19 December 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 195 (95.12%) Cisco
2 156 (76.10%) OSPF
3 150 (73.17%) EIGRP
4 136 (66.34%) MPLS
5 120 (58.54%) Cisco Certification
6 118 (57.56%) Firewall
7 86 (41.95%) CCNP
8 85 (41.46%) E-Commerce
9 80 (39.02%) Load Balancing
9 80 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
10 76 (37.07%) VMware
11 72 (35.12%) Windows
11 72 (35.12%) Linux
12 71 (34.63%) Cisco Nexus
13 70 (34.15%) WAN
14 69 (33.66%) TCP/IP
15 67 (32.68%) LAN
16 63 (30.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 60 (29.27%) Clustering
18 58 (28.29%) Cisco IOS
19 57 (27.80%) CCNA
20 56 (27.32%) CheckPoint
21 55 (26.83%) Red Hat
21 55 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 55 (26.83%) Java
21 55 (26.83%) IIS
21 55 (26.83%) Apache
22 52 (25.37%) DNS
23 49 (23.90%) PCI DSS
23 49 (23.90%) Perl

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (26.83%) IIS
1 55 (26.83%) Apache
2 5 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
1 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 156 (76.10%) OSPF
2 150 (73.17%) EIGRP
3 136 (66.34%) MPLS
4 118 (57.56%) Firewall
5 80 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
6 71 (34.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 70 (34.15%) WAN
8 69 (33.66%) TCP/IP
9 67 (32.68%) LAN
10 58 (28.29%) Cisco IOS
11 52 (25.37%) DNS
12 49 (23.90%) SMTP
13 45 (21.95%) VoIP
14 40 (19.51%) DMVPN
15 39 (19.02%) Network Security
16 34 (16.59%) WLAN
17 27 (13.17%) VPN
18 24 (11.71%) HSRP
19 20 (9.76%) VLAN
20 16 (7.80%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (8.78%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.80%) Finance
3 4 (1.95%) Games
3 4 (1.95%) Banking
3 4 (1.95%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Marketing
4 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (47.80%) Network Engineer
2 49 (23.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (11.71%) Architect
4 22 (10.73%) Network Specialist
5 21 (10.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (8.29%) Network Architect
7 13 (6.34%) Network Consultant
7 13 (6.34%) Consultant
8 10 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.39%) Analyst
9 9 (4.39%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.41%) Network Support
11 6 (2.93%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (2.93%) Server Analyst
11 6 (2.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (2.93%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
12 5 (2.44%) Cisco Network Specialist
12 5 (2.44%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.44%) Senior Network Support
12 5 (2.44%) Cisco Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 60 (29.27%) Clustering
2 6 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.44%) Replication
4 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.98%) PKI
5 1 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 72 (35.12%) Windows
1 72 (35.12%) Linux
2 55 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 49 (23.90%) UNIX
4 5 (2.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (41.46%) E-Commerce
2 80 (39.02%) Load Balancing
3 32 (15.61%) Business Continuity
4 22 (10.73%) Network Design
4 22 (10.73%) Network Architecture
5 20 (9.76%) High Availability
6 14 (6.83%) Mentoring
7 13 (6.34%) ITIL
8 6 (2.93%) BCP
8 6 (2.93%) Project Management
8 6 (2.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (2.93%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (2.93%) DevOps
9 5 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (2.44%) PRINCE2
10 4 (1.95%) TOGAF
11 3 (1.46%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (1.46%) Change Management
11 3 (1.46%) Network Management
12 2 (0.98%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.83%) Java
2 49 (23.90%) Perl
2 49 (23.90%) PowerShell
2 49 (23.90%) Bash Shell
3 34 (16.59%) Lisp
4 5 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (58.54%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (41.95%) CCNP
3 57 (27.80%) CCNA
4 26 (12.68%) CCDP
5 23 (11.22%) CCSE
6 11 (5.37%) CCIE
7 9 (4.39%) CCDA
8 8 (3.90%) CCSP
9 6 (2.93%) CCSA
9 6 (2.93%) CISSP
10 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.95%) MCSE
10 4 (1.95%) MCSA
10 4 (1.95%) CCIP
10 4 (1.95%) VCP5
11 2 (0.98%) VCAP
12 1 (0.49%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (23.90%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.98%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 63 (30.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (23.90%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (5.37%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.93%) MetaFrame
4 6 (2.93%) XenApp
4 6 (2.93%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.93%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.46%) vSphere
7 2 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.98%) UAG
7 2 (0.98%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 34 (16.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 195 (95.12%) Cisco
2 76 (37.07%) VMware
3 56 (27.32%) CheckPoint
4 55 (26.83%) Red Hat
5 34 (16.59%) Motorola
6 24 (11.71%) Juniper
7 17 (8.29%) SolarWinds
8 14 (6.83%) HP
9 8 (3.90%) F5
9 8 (3.90%) Brocade
9 8 (3.90%) Fortinet
10 7 (3.41%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.93%) Citrix
12 5 (2.44%) Oracle
12 5 (2.44%) EMC
13 4 (1.95%) Riverbed
14 2 (0.98%) ScanSafe
15 1 (0.49%) ProCurve
15 1 (0.49%) Huawei
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago