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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 202 243 242
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 40 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.37% 1.27% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 13
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £41,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.60%
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
915 944 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.59% 14.44% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 756 762 873
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in the North West

BGP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +24 28 £35,000 -33.33% 6
Cheshire +36 7 £52,500 +23.52%
Merseyside - 3 £30,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 72 (85.71%) Cisco
2 71 (84.52%) OSPF
3 49 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (54.76%) Juniper
5 38 (45.24%) WAN
6 36 (42.86%) Firewall
7 34 (40.48%) MPLS
8 32 (38.10%) LAN
8 32 (38.10%) CCNP
9 25 (29.76%) CCNA
10 24 (28.57%) Internet
11 22 (26.19%) Network Monitoring
12 21 (25.00%) VPN
13 20 (23.81%) Telecoms
14 19 (22.62%) DNS
14 19 (22.62%) Ethernet
15 18 (21.43%) VLAN
16 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
17 16 (19.05%) ITIL
17 16 (19.05%) SLA
17 16 (19.05%) Ericsson
17 16 (19.05%) Brocade
17 16 (19.05%) Foundry
18 15 (17.86%) Data Centre
18 15 (17.86%) 802.1X
18 15 (17.86%) SNMP
19 14 (16.67%) Network Design
19 14 (16.67%) VPLS
20 13 (15.48%) Network Management
20 13 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.38%) Apache
2 2 (2.38%) nginx
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) IaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (84.52%) OSPF
2 38 (45.24%) WAN
3 36 (42.86%) Firewall
4 34 (40.48%) MPLS
5 32 (38.10%) LAN
6 24 (28.57%) Internet
7 21 (25.00%) VPN
8 19 (22.62%) DNS
8 19 (22.62%) Ethernet
9 18 (21.43%) VLAN
10 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
11 15 (17.86%) SNMP
12 14 (16.67%) VPLS
13 13 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (15.48%) TACACS
14 11 (13.10%) VoIP
15 10 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (11.90%) IPsec
15 10 (11.90%) Network Security
15 10 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Network Support
6 7 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Firewall Support
7 6 (7.14%) Network Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.57%) XMPP
3 2 (2.38%) LAMP
3 2 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.38%) Middleware
3 2 (2.38%) Node.js
3 2 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.33%) Wiki
3 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Linux
1 10 (11.90%) Windows
1 10 (11.90%) Windows Server
2 6 (7.14%) Unix
2 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (19.05%) ITIL
3 14 (16.67%) Network Design
4 13 (15.48%) Network Management
5 12 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (13.10%) Change Control
7 9 (10.71%) Coaching
7 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 7 (8.33%) Change Management
9 7 (8.33%) Data Validation
9 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 7 (8.33%) Project Management
9 7 (8.33%) Ticket Management
9 7 (8.33%) Validation
10 6 (7.14%) Network Planning
10 6 (7.14%) Service Management
11 5 (5.95%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.95%) Fault Analysis
11 5 (5.95%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) Perl
1 13 (15.48%) Python
2 10 (11.90%) PHP
3 8 (9.52%) SQL
4 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (38.10%) CCNP
3 25 (29.76%) CCNA
4 13 (15.48%) JNCIS
5 5 (5.95%) JNCIA
6 4 (4.76%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.38%) Degree
9 1 (1.19%) CCDP
9 1 (1.19%) CCIE
9 1 (1.19%) CCSP
9 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.19%) MCSA
9 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) SLA
2 8 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) KVM
3 2 (2.38%) oVirt
3 2 (2.38%) Postfix
3 2 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Nagios
1 10 (11.90%) OpenNMS
2 8 (9.52%) Cacti
2 8 (9.52%) Puppet
2 8 (9.52%) RANCID
2 8 (9.52%) SCCM
2 8 (9.52%) SCOM
3 7 (8.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 72 (85.71%) Cisco
2 46 (54.76%) Juniper
3 16 (19.05%) Brocade
3 16 (19.05%) Ericsson
3 16 (19.05%) Foundry
4 11 (13.10%) Citrix
5 10 (11.90%) Huawei
5 10 (11.90%) VMware
5 10 (11.90%) ZyXEL
6 9 (10.71%) Extreme Networks
7 6 (7.14%) Redback
8 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.76%) Ipanema Technologies
10 3 (3.57%) HP
10 3 (3.57%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.38%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.38%) Google
11 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (2.38%) WatchGuard
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