The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 218 209 203
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 13 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 4.32% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 40 44
Average salary £40,375 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £32,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £60,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
793 1133 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.24% 16.12% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 657 936 813
Average salary £36,018 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BGP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

BGP Salary Trend in the North West

BGP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 12 £40,375 +7.66% 6
Cheshire +18 1 £47,500 -26.92%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 49 (94.23%) Cisco
2 46 (88.46%) OSPF
3 45 (86.54%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (80.77%) CCNP
5 37 (71.15%) LAN
6 35 (67.31%) TCP/IP
6 35 (67.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 32 (61.54%) Load Balancing
8 31 (59.62%) Network Security
8 31 (59.62%) VLAN
9 29 (55.77%) DNS
9 29 (55.77%) DHCP
10 28 (53.85%) HTTP
10 28 (53.85%) E-Commerce
10 28 (53.85%) SSL
10 28 (53.85%) CCIE
10 28 (53.85%) Citrix
10 28 (53.85%) iSCSI
10 28 (53.85%) FCoE
10 28 (53.85%) Fibre Channel
10 28 (53.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (38.46%) Firewall
12 12 (23.08%) IPsec
12 12 (23.08%) MPLS
13 11 (21.15%) Telecoms
13 11 (21.15%) VPN
14 10 (19.23%) CCNA
14 10 (19.23%) Linux
14 10 (19.23%) Juniper
14 10 (19.23%) SolarWinds

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (88.46%) OSPF
2 37 (71.15%) LAN
3 35 (67.31%) Cisco Nexus
3 35 (67.31%) TCP/IP
4 31 (59.62%) Network Security
4 31 (59.62%) VLAN
5 29 (55.77%) DHCP
5 29 (55.77%) DNS
6 28 (53.85%) FCoE
6 28 (53.85%) Fibre Channel
6 28 (53.85%) HTTP
6 28 (53.85%) iSCSI
6 28 (53.85%) SSL
7 20 (38.46%) Firewall
8 12 (23.08%) IPsec
8 12 (23.08%) MPLS
9 11 (21.15%) VPN
10 9 (17.31%) HSRP
11 7 (13.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (13.46%) Wireless
General
1 11 (21.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (88.46%) Network Engineer
2 30 (57.69%) Security Engineer
2 30 (57.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (53.85%) Network Security Engineer
3 28 (53.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 28 (53.85%) Senior Security Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) IP Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Firewall Support
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (53.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Load Balancing
2 28 (53.85%) E-Commerce
3 9 (17.31%) Network Design
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL
4 6 (11.54%) Network Management
5 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.69%) Presales
7 3 (5.77%) Change Management
7 3 (5.77%) High Availability
8 2 (3.85%) Change Control
8 2 (3.85%) Coaching
8 2 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.85%) Low Latency
8 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) Service Management
9 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.92%) Line Management
9 1 (1.92%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 45 (86.54%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (80.77%) CCNP
3 28 (53.85%) CCIE
4 10 (19.23%) CCNA
5 5 (9.62%) CCSA
5 5 (9.62%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (9.62%) Degree
5 5 (9.62%) HND
5 5 (9.62%) JNCIP
6 4 (7.69%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.92%) CCDA
7 1 (1.92%) CCDP
7 1 (1.92%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) FortiGate
2 4 (7.69%) Cacti
2 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 49 (94.23%) Cisco
2 28 (53.85%) Citrix
3 10 (19.23%) Juniper
3 10 (19.23%) SolarWinds
4 9 (17.31%) F5
5 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
6 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.69%) BT
7 4 (7.69%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.77%) VMware
9 2 (3.85%) Dell
9 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.92%) Aruba
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