The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 181 160 185
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +25
Permanent jobs citing BGP 4 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.10% 0.66% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 4.60% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 2
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £59,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
547 543 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.72% 14.24% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 470 469 456
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,850 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

BGP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

BGP Salary Trend in Manchester

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (86.67%) OSPF
2 12 (80.00%) MPLS
3 11 (73.33%) Ethernet
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
5 7 (46.67%) Broadband
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) CCNP
6 6 (40.00%) VPLS
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) Juniper
7 5 (33.33%) Internet
7 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 4 (26.67%) VPN
8 4 (26.67%) Change Management
8 4 (26.67%) BT
8 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
8 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (26.67%) Network Management
9 3 (20.00%) ADSL
9 3 (20.00%) LAN
9 3 (20.00%) WAN
9 3 (20.00%) SMTP
9 3 (20.00%) RIP
9 3 (20.00%) SNMP
9 3 (20.00%) CCIP
9 3 (20.00%) ICMP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (86.67%) OSPF
2 12 (80.00%) MPLS
3 11 (73.33%) Ethernet
4 7 (46.67%) Broadband
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) VPLS
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) Internet
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
8 3 (20.00%) ADSL
8 3 (20.00%) ICMP
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 3 (20.00%) SMTP
8 3 (20.00%) RIP
8 3 (20.00%) SNMP
8 3 (20.00%) IPstream
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (13.33%) DSLAM
10 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) IP Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Management
1 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (26.67%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNA
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) JNCIA
5 3 (20.00%) CCIP
6 1 (6.67%) CCIE
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) BT
3 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago