The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - 54
Permanent jobs citing BGP 0 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 13
Average salary - - £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 101 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.45% 12.20% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 41 72 125
Average salary £31,500 £30,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.27% -25.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

BGP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

BGP Salary Trend in the North East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Spanning Tree
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) IPv6
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) Multicast
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Change Control
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) IPsec
5 3 (37.50%) Network Design
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) Test Management
5 3 (37.50%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) JNCIS
5 3 (37.50%) ATM
5 3 (37.50%) Broadband
5 3 (37.50%) ISDN
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) CCSP
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) PPP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Spanning Tree
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) IPv6
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Multicast
5 3 (37.50%) IPsec
5 3 (37.50%) DSL
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) L2TP
5 3 (37.50%) X.21
5 3 (37.50%) ATM
5 3 (37.50%) Broadband
5 3 (37.50%) ISDN
5 3 (37.50%) PPP
5 3 (37.50%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Network Design
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCSP
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
2 3 (37.50%) JNCIS
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) BT