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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 157 156 178
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs citing BGP 26 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.61% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.22% 4.66% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 14
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
616 494 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.74% 13.16% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 513 434 571
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £60,000 £50,000
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 28 January 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 29 (96.67%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 28 (93.33%) Cisco
3 27 (90.00%) CCNP
4 18 (60.00%) MPLS
5 16 (53.33%) OSPF
6 15 (50.00%) SLA
7 14 (46.67%) CCNA
8 13 (43.33%) HSRP
9 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
10 8 (26.67%) Fortinet
11 7 (23.33%) VPN
12 4 (13.33%) SSL
12 4 (13.33%) ITIL
12 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
12 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
12 4 (13.33%) Network Security
12 4 (13.33%) IPv6
12 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
12 4 (13.33%) Change Control
12 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
13 3 (10.00%) PKI
14 2 (6.67%) Network Design
14 2 (6.67%) IPstream
14 2 (6.67%) Business Development
14 2 (6.67%) VLAN
14 2 (6.67%) BT
14 2 (6.67%) IPsec
14 2 (6.67%) Telecoms

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) MPLS
3 16 (53.33%) OSPF
4 13 (43.33%) HSRP
5 7 (23.33%) VPN
6 4 (13.33%) SSL
6 4 (13.33%) IPv6
6 4 (13.33%) Network Security
6 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.67%) IPsec
7 2 (6.67%) VLAN
7 2 (6.67%) IPstream
7 2 (6.67%) DNS
7 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.67%) Broadband
8 1 (3.33%) LAN
8 1 (3.33%) VoIP
8 1 (3.33%) WAN
8 1 (3.33%) SMTP
8 1 (3.33%) RIP
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (13.33%) Change Control
2 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Business Development
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (90.00%) CCNP
3 14 (46.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Fortinet
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Juniper
3 2 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (3.33%) Redback
4 1 (3.33%) Brocade
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