The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 179 175 181
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% 0.24% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 1.72% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 2
Average salary £27,500 £36,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% -27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
552 580 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.80% 14.11% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 486 505 470
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
North West

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 25 July 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 24 (77.42%) Cisco
1 24 (77.42%) OSPF
2 23 (74.19%) MPLS
3 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (58.06%) Firewall
5 17 (54.84%) Ethernet
6 16 (51.61%) Internet
7 15 (48.39%) WAN
8 13 (41.94%) CCNP
9 12 (38.71%) LAN
9 12 (38.71%) Fortinet
10 11 (35.48%) Finance
10 11 (35.48%) Juniper
11 10 (32.26%) Linux
11 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
11 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
12 9 (29.03%) VPN
12 9 (29.03%) DNS
12 9 (29.03%) Broadband
12 9 (29.03%) Degree
12 9 (29.03%) Network Management
12 9 (29.03%) F5
13 8 (25.81%) CiscoWorks
13 8 (25.81%) SMTP
13 8 (25.81%) VPLS
14 7 (22.58%) IGRP
14 7 (22.58%) CCNA
15 6 (19.35%) Change Management
15 6 (19.35%) IPsec
15 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) OSPF
2 23 (74.19%) MPLS
3 18 (58.06%) Firewall
4 17 (54.84%) Ethernet
5 16 (51.61%) Internet
6 15 (48.39%) WAN
7 12 (38.71%) LAN
8 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
8 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
9 9 (29.03%) VPN
9 9 (29.03%) DNS
9 9 (29.03%) Broadband
10 8 (25.81%) SMTP
10 8 (25.81%) VPLS
11 7 (22.58%) IGRP
12 6 (19.35%) IPsec
13 5 (16.13%) TACACS
13 5 (16.13%) LDAP
13 5 (16.13%) SSL
13 5 (16.13%) HTTP
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) IP Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Customer Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Customer Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Network Management
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
2 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (16.13%) Network Design
3 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.13%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (41.94%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) Degree
4 7 (22.58%) CCNA
5 4 (12.90%) CCIP
6 3 (9.68%) JNCIA
7 2 (6.45%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (16.13%) HP NNM
3 3 (9.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) Fortinet
3 11 (35.48%) Juniper
4 9 (29.03%) F5
5 5 (16.13%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.68%) BT
8 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.23%) Nokia
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Posted: 3 days ago
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