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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 179 166 187
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Permanent jobs citing BGP 6 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.35% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 2.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 2
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,650 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £47,850 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
578 583 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.23% 14.44% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 503 515 442
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 20 August 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 15 (83.33%) Cisco
1 15 (83.33%) OSPF
2 14 (77.78%) MPLS
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (44.44%) Internet
5 8 (44.44%) CCNP
6 7 (38.89%) CCNA
6 7 (38.89%) Juniper
6 7 (38.89%) Broadband
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 6 (33.33%) VPLS
8 5 (27.78%) Degree
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 5 (27.78%) Network Management
8 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
9 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (22.22%) CCIP
9 4 (22.22%) SMTP
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 4 (22.22%) Change Management
9 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 3 (16.67%) ICMP
10 3 (16.67%) IGRP
10 3 (16.67%) BT

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) OSPF
2 14 (77.78%) MPLS
3 12 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (44.44%) Internet
6 7 (38.89%) Broadband
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 6 (33.33%) VPLS
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 4 (22.22%) SMTP
10 3 (16.67%) ADSL
10 3 (16.67%) RIP
10 3 (16.67%) SNMP
10 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 3 (16.67%) ICMP
10 3 (16.67%) IGRP
11 2 (11.11%) DSLAM
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) IP Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Management
2 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 7 (38.89%) CCNA
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) CCIP
6 3 (16.67%) JNCIA
7 2 (11.11%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (5.56%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Juniper
3 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
4 3 (16.67%) BT
5 2 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.56%) Nokia
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) HP
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago