The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 - 64 70
Permanent jobs citing BGP 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.87% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 115 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.55% 19.13% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 91 62
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

BGP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Merseyside region.

BGP Salary Trend in Merseyside

BGP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) GLBP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) GLBP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware