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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 182 188 160
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.12% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 0.87% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 19
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,800 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
555 572 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.43% 14.09% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 446 494 496
Average salary £36,750 £34,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.08% -6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Manchester

BGP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Rochdale - 4 £31,000 -
BGP
North West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (86.67%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (66.67%) Cisco
4 19 (63.33%) CCNP
4 19 (63.33%) MPLS
5 12 (40.00%) CCNA
6 11 (36.67%) OSPF
7 9 (30.00%) Internet
7 9 (30.00%) LAN
7 9 (30.00%) WAN
8 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
8 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (23.33%) CCDA
10 6 (20.00%) SLA
10 6 (20.00%) Coaching
11 5 (16.67%) FortiGate
11 5 (16.67%) JNCIS
11 5 (16.67%) Network Security
11 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
11 5 (16.67%) Wireless
11 5 (16.67%) IPsec
11 5 (16.67%) DNS
11 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 4 (13.33%) VPN
12 4 (13.33%) WLAN
12 4 (13.33%) Juniper
12 4 (13.33%) IPv6
12 4 (13.33%) EIGRP
12 4 (13.33%) Service Management

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (86.67%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) MPLS
3 11 (36.67%) OSPF
4 9 (30.00%) LAN
4 9 (30.00%) WAN
4 9 (30.00%) Internet
5 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.67%) DNS
5 5 (16.67%) Wireless
5 5 (16.67%) IPsec
5 5 (16.67%) Network Security
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (13.33%) HSRP
6 4 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 4 (13.33%) VPN
6 4 (13.33%) IPv6
6 4 (13.33%) WLAN
7 3 (10.00%) DHCP
7 3 (10.00%) SAN
8 2 (6.67%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (20.00%) Coaching
4 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (13.33%) Change Control
4 4 (13.33%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Network Management
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) VB
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (63.33%) CCNP
3 12 (40.00%) CCNA
4 7 (23.33%) CCDA
5 5 (16.67%) JNCIS
6 3 (10.00%) CCSP
6 3 (10.00%) CCSE
6 3 (10.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
3 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 3 (10.00%) EMC
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.33%) Meraki
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago