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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 187 135 177
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +42
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 42 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 1.10% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 8.17% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 39 6
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
616 514 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.65% 13.51% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 513 417 501
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 21 November 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Manchester

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) OSPF
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) MPLS
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) Ethernet
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Broadband
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) CCNP
5 5 (38.46%) VPLS
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (30.77%) Network Management
6 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
6 4 (30.77%) Juniper
6 4 (30.77%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) HSRP
7 3 (23.08%) IPstream
7 3 (23.08%) BT
7 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 2 (15.38%) VLAN
8 2 (15.38%) SSL
8 2 (15.38%) SLA
8 2 (15.38%) RIP
8 2 (15.38%) SNMP
8 2 (15.38%) LAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) OSPF
2 10 (76.92%) MPLS
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) Ethernet
4 5 (38.46%) Broadband
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) VPLS
5 4 (30.77%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) IPstream
6 3 (23.08%) HSRP
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) SSL
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) SMTP
7 2 (15.38%) RIP
7 2 (15.38%) SNMP
7 2 (15.38%) ADSL
7 2 (15.38%) IPv6
7 2 (15.38%) DSLAM
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
1 1 (7.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
1 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Juniper
2 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
3 3 (23.08%) BT
4 1 (7.69%) Redback
4 1 (7.69%) Brocade
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