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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 144 162 177
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 45 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 0.70% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.29% 5.21% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 12
Average salary £36,250 £46,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.62% +19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.44%
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
617 499 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.73% 13.41% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 495 430 527
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 27 February 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
Bolton - 4 £32,500 -
BGP
North West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 50 (94.34%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (90.57%) CCNP
3 46 (86.79%) Firewall
3 46 (86.79%) Cisco
4 38 (71.70%) MPLS
5 30 (56.60%) CCNA
6 27 (50.94%) SLA
7 20 (37.74%) OSPF
8 15 (28.30%) HSRP
9 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
9 14 (26.42%) Fortinet
10 12 (22.64%) Network Design
11 11 (20.75%) VPN
12 10 (18.87%) CCDA
12 10 (18.87%) WAN
13 6 (11.32%) Network Security
13 6 (11.32%) Linux
13 6 (11.32%) DNS
14 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
14 5 (9.43%) VoIP
14 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
15 4 (7.55%) VMware
15 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
15 4 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (7.55%) SAN
15 4 (7.55%) IPv6
15 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (7.55%) Retail
15 4 (7.55%) VPLS
15 4 (7.55%) Problem Management

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (86.79%) Firewall
2 38 (71.70%) MPLS
3 20 (37.74%) OSPF
4 15 (28.30%) HSRP
5 11 (20.75%) VPN
6 10 (18.87%) WAN
7 6 (11.32%) DNS
7 6 (11.32%) Network Security
8 5 (9.43%) VoIP
9 4 (7.55%) WLAN
9 4 (7.55%) ISDN
9 4 (7.55%) SSL
9 4 (7.55%) DHCP
9 4 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (7.55%) PSTN
9 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
9 4 (7.55%) IPv6
9 4 (7.55%) SAN
9 4 (7.55%) VPLS
10 2 (3.77%) IPstream
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (90.57%) Network Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Network Design Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Design Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) Cisco Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) Network Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Junior
7 2 (3.77%) Junior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (1.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
2 12 (22.64%) Network Design
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL
3 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
3 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
3 4 (7.55%) Network Architecture
3 4 (7.55%) Change Control
3 4 (7.55%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.66%) Business Development
5 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) VB
1 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (94.34%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (90.57%) CCNP
3 30 (56.60%) CCNA
4 10 (18.87%) CCDA
5 3 (5.66%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 46 (86.79%) Cisco
2 14 (26.42%) Fortinet
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Juniper
4 2 (3.77%) BT
5 1 (1.89%) Redback
5 1 (1.89%) Brocade
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Salary: £1 per annum + SALARY NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on-call allowance
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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