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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 169 193 233
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +40
Permanent jobs citing BGP 74 49 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.74% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.72% 5.26% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 56 49 23
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +3.44%
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
1101 932 1243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.28% 14.16% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 871 766 986
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 5 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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 +14 51 £37,500 -16.66% 11
Cheshire -13 22 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Lancashire - 1 £32,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 91 (94.79%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (87.50%) Cisco
3 72 (75.00%) MPLS
4 66 (68.75%) CCNP
5 55 (57.29%) Firewall
5 55 (57.29%) OSPF
6 49 (51.04%) CCNA
7 31 (32.29%) WAN
8 30 (31.25%) Juniper
9 29 (30.21%) SLA
10 22 (22.92%) Management Information System
11 21 (21.88%) Mentoring
12 20 (20.83%) RIP
13 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
13 19 (19.79%) Linux
13 19 (19.79%) Service Delivery
13 19 (19.79%) Fortinet
14 16 (16.67%) VPN
14 16 (16.67%) HSRP
15 14 (14.58%) Finance
15 14 (14.58%) Network Design
15 14 (14.58%) Riverbed
15 14 (14.58%) F5
16 13 (13.54%) CCDA
17 12 (12.50%) DNS
17 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
17 12 (12.50%) LAN
17 12 (12.50%) Change Management
17 12 (12.50%) Project Management
17 12 (12.50%) Network Architecture

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (75.00%) MPLS
2 55 (57.29%) Firewall
2 55 (57.29%) OSPF
3 31 (32.29%) WAN
4 20 (20.83%) RIP
5 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
6 16 (16.67%) VPN
6 16 (16.67%) HSRP
7 12 (12.50%) DNS
7 12 (12.50%) LAN
7 12 (12.50%) Network Security
8 10 (10.42%) DHCP
9 9 (9.38%) EIGRP
10 8 (8.33%) Broadband
10 8 (8.33%) WLAN
10 8 (8.33%) Junos
11 7 (7.29%) SSL
11 7 (7.29%) SAN
12 6 (6.25%) VoIP
12 6 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Retail
3 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (61.46%) Network Engineer
2 26 (27.08%) Consultant
3 18 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) Network Consultant
6 10 (10.42%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (9.38%) Network Design Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Design Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) Cisco Consultant
9 6 (6.25%) Operations Manager
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (6.25%) Network Manager
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 6 (6.25%) Network Operations Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Architect
11 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
12 3 (3.13%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Linux
2 9 (9.38%) Ubuntu
2 9 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) Mentoring
2 19 (19.79%) Service Delivery
3 14 (14.58%) Network Design
4 12 (12.50%) Change Management
4 12 (12.50%) Project Management
4 12 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.17%) ITIL
6 4 (4.17%) Business Development
6 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.17%) Change Control
7 2 (2.08%) Migration
7 2 (2.08%) Network Management
8 1 (1.04%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.04%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
1 5 (5.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (94.79%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (68.75%) CCNP
3 49 (51.04%) CCNA
4 13 (13.54%) CCDA
5 11 (11.46%) JNCIA
5 11 (11.46%) CCIE
6 9 (9.38%) LPIC
7 6 (6.25%) VCP4
8 2 (2.08%) CCSP
8 2 (2.08%) CISSP
8 2 (2.08%) CCSE
8 2 (2.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (30.21%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 84 (87.50%) Cisco
2 30 (31.25%) Juniper
3 19 (19.79%) Fortinet
4 14 (14.58%) Riverbed
4 14 (14.58%) F5
5 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.29%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.21%) VMware
8 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.08%) HP
8 2 (2.08%) Dell
8 2 (2.08%) EMC
8 2 (2.08%) BT
8 2 (2.08%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.08%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.04%) Redback
9 1 (1.04%) Brocade
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