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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 173 172 181
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 1.97% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 9
Average salary £52,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.20% -5.00%
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
509 559 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 14.00% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 427 493 514
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 27 July 2015, 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 41 (85.42%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (81.25%) CCNP
2 39 (81.25%) MPLS
2 39 (81.25%) Firewall
3 37 (77.08%) Cisco
4 28 (58.33%) CCNA
5 19 (39.58%) Data Centre
6 18 (37.50%) WAN
7 15 (31.25%) CCDA
8 14 (29.17%) OSPF
9 13 (27.08%) SLA
10 11 (22.92%) Network Design
11 10 (20.83%) LAN
12 9 (18.75%) DNS
13 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
13 8 (16.67%) VPN
13 8 (16.67%) WLAN
14 7 (14.58%) DHCP
14 7 (14.58%) Windows
14 7 (14.58%) VMware
14 7 (14.58%) SAN
15 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
15 6 (12.50%) VoIP
15 6 (12.50%) Fortinet
15 6 (12.50%) Network Architecture
15 6 (12.50%) HSRP
16 5 (10.42%) Office 365
16 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
16 5 (10.42%) VPLS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (81.25%) MPLS
1 39 (81.25%) Firewall
2 18 (37.50%) WAN
3 14 (29.17%) OSPF
4 10 (20.83%) LAN
5 9 (18.75%) DNS
6 8 (16.67%) VPN
6 8 (16.67%) WLAN
7 7 (14.58%) DHCP
7 7 (14.58%) SAN
8 6 (12.50%) VoIP
8 6 (12.50%) HSRP
9 5 (10.42%) VPLS
9 5 (10.42%) Wireless
9 5 (10.42%) PSTN
9 5 (10.42%) ISDN
9 5 (10.42%) Internet
9 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.33%) IPv6
10 4 (8.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
1 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Architect
2 10 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Network Design Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Design Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Designer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior
8 2 (4.17%) Network Designer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Network Design
2 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.17%) Network Management
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.17%) Coaching
6 2 (4.17%) Information Security
6 2 (4.17%) Business Development
6 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) VB
1 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (85.42%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (81.25%) CCNP
3 28 (58.33%) CCNA
4 15 (31.25%) CCDA
5 5 (10.42%) JNCIS
6 3 (6.25%) CCSP
6 3 (6.25%) CCSE
6 3 (6.25%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Cisco
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 4 (8.33%) Juniper
4 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Meraki
6 1 (2.08%) HP
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FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus bonus, + oncall + excellent ben
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: £33k - £40k basic (DOE)
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago