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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 58 108 148
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +40
Permanent jobs citing BGP 150 50 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.94% 1.89% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.23% 10.64% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 100 47 7
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,800 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £40,500
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
924 470 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.26% 17.78% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 644 349 388
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 19 September 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 227 (95.78%) Cisco
2 181 (76.37%) EIGRP
3 173 (73.00%) OSPF
4 146 (61.60%) MPLS
5 142 (59.92%) Cisco Certification
6 138 (58.23%) E-Commerce
7 127 (53.59%) Firewall
8 108 (45.57%) VMware
9 107 (45.15%) Windows
10 103 (43.46%) Load Balancing
11 101 (42.62%) Linux
12 98 (41.35%) TCP/IP
13 96 (40.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 93 (39.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 93 (39.24%) Cisco IOS
14 93 (39.24%) Red Hat
15 91 (38.40%) CCNA
16 88 (37.13%) Clustering
17 87 (36.71%) CCNP
17 87 (36.71%) PCI DSS
18 81 (34.18%) Cisco ASA
19 78 (32.91%) Apache
19 78 (32.91%) Java
19 78 (32.91%) IIS
20 75 (31.65%) Cisco Nexus
21 73 (30.80%) DNS
22 67 (28.27%) SMTP
22 67 (28.27%) Perl
22 67 (28.27%) UNIX
22 67 (28.27%) Bash Shell

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (32.91%) IIS
1 78 (32.91%) Apache
2 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (76.37%) EIGRP
2 173 (73.00%) OSPF
3 146 (61.60%) MPLS
4 127 (53.59%) Firewall
5 98 (41.35%) TCP/IP
6 93 (39.24%) Cisco IOS
7 81 (34.18%) Cisco ASA
8 75 (31.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 73 (30.80%) DNS
10 67 (28.27%) SMTP
11 56 (23.63%) DMVPN
12 54 (22.78%) WLAN
12 54 (22.78%) WAN
12 54 (22.78%) LAN
13 36 (15.19%) Network Security
14 30 (12.66%) VoIP
15 19 (8.02%) VPN
16 17 (7.17%) HSRP
17 13 (5.49%) VLAN
18 12 (5.06%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (5.91%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.22%) Finance
3 4 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (0.42%) Games
4 1 (0.42%) Banking
4 1 (0.42%) Retail
4 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 106 (44.73%) Network Engineer
2 67 (28.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (10.97%) Architect
4 21 (8.86%) Network Architect
5 20 (8.44%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 20 (8.44%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (8.44%) Team Leader
6 16 (6.75%) Network Specialist
7 9 (3.80%) Support Engineer
8 7 (2.95%) Analyst
8 7 (2.95%) Network Consultant
8 7 (2.95%) Consultant
9 6 (2.53%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (2.53%) Server Analyst
9 6 (2.53%) Technical Architect
9 6 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (2.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (2.53%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
10 5 (2.11%) Cisco Network Specialist
10 5 (2.11%) Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 88 (37.13%) Clustering
2 6 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.42%) Replication
3 1 (0.42%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 107 (45.15%) Windows
2 101 (42.62%) Linux
3 93 (39.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 67 (28.27%) UNIX
5 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (58.23%) E-Commerce
2 103 (43.46%) Load Balancing
3 22 (9.28%) Network Design
4 18 (7.59%) Business Continuity
5 12 (5.06%) Network Architecture
5 12 (5.06%) Mentoring
6 6 (2.53%) DevOps
6 6 (2.53%) High Availability
7 4 (1.69%) Network Management
8 3 (1.27%) Change Management
9 2 (0.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (0.84%) Project Management
9 2 (0.84%) BCP
9 2 (0.84%) ITIL
9 2 (0.84%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (0.84%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (0.42%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (0.42%) Incident Management
10 1 (0.42%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (0.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (32.91%) Java
2 67 (28.27%) Perl
2 67 (28.27%) PowerShell
2 67 (28.27%) Bash Shell
3 54 (22.78%) Lisp
4 1 (0.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (59.92%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (38.40%) CCNA
3 87 (36.71%) CCNP
4 31 (13.08%) CCSE
5 22 (9.28%) CCSA
6 20 (8.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (8.44%) MCSA
7 15 (6.33%) CCDP
7 15 (6.33%) MCSE
7 15 (6.33%) RHCE
7 15 (6.33%) RHCA
8 13 (5.49%) CCIE
9 7 (2.95%) CCIP
10 4 (1.69%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.27%) JNCIE
12 2 (0.84%) CISSP
12 2 (0.84%) CCDA
13 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (36.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 96 (40.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (28.27%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (2.95%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.53%) MetaFrame
4 6 (2.53%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (2.53%) XenApp
4 6 (2.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.84%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 54 (22.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 227 (95.78%) Cisco
2 108 (45.57%) VMware
3 93 (39.24%) Red Hat
4 60 (25.32%) CheckPoint
5 54 (22.78%) Motorola
6 28 (11.81%) Juniper
7 22 (9.28%) Microsoft
8 14 (5.91%) SolarWinds
9 12 (5.06%) HP
10 11 (4.64%) Citrix
11 8 (3.38%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.38%) F5
12 6 (2.53%) Brocade
13 3 (1.27%) Redback
14 2 (0.84%) Aruba
14 2 (0.84%) Meru Networks
15 1 (0.42%) ProCurve
15 1 (0.42%) Huawei
15 1 (0.42%) Oracle
15 1 (0.42%) EMC
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