The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - 25
Permanent jobs citing BGP 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.14%
BGP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.06% 12.04% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 19
Average salary £70,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

BGP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

BGP Salary Trend in the Midlands

BGP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Lync

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft