The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 65 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.58% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.71% 0.68% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £32,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
BGP
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 147 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.30% 17.21% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 64 128 105
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

BGP
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Leicestershire region.

BGP Salary Trend in Leicestershire

BGP
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

BGP
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +8 1 £45,000 -10.00%
BGP
East Midlands

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (33.33%) SIEM
5 2 (33.33%) IronPort

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) IronPort