The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 228 236 235
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 0.81% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 18
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1018 1108 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.59% 15.03% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 855 937 930
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,777
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 +6 10 £27,500 -14.06% 3
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 59 (85.51%) Cisco
1 59 (85.51%) OSPF
2 48 (69.57%) WAN
3 43 (62.32%) Firewall
4 41 (59.42%) LAN
4 41 (59.42%) TCP/IP
5 40 (57.97%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (53.62%) MPLS
7 36 (52.17%) EIGRP
7 36 (52.17%) Finance
8 33 (47.83%) F5
9 31 (44.93%) CiscoWorks
10 30 (43.48%) Ethernet
10 30 (43.48%) CCNP
11 29 (42.03%) Juniper
11 29 (42.03%) Internet
12 24 (34.78%) VPN
12 24 (34.78%) DNS
13 23 (33.33%) IGRP
13 23 (33.33%) Network Design
14 22 (31.88%) Network Management
14 22 (31.88%) SMTP
15 20 (28.99%) SSL
15 20 (28.99%) TACACS
15 20 (28.99%) Load Balancing
16 19 (27.54%) WebSphere
16 19 (27.54%) Fortinet
16 19 (27.54%) Capacity Management
16 19 (27.54%) HP NNM
16 19 (27.54%) HTTP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 19 (27.54%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 59 (85.51%) OSPF
2 48 (69.57%) WAN
3 43 (62.32%) Firewall
4 41 (59.42%) LAN
4 41 (59.42%) TCP/IP
5 37 (53.62%) MPLS
6 36 (52.17%) EIGRP
7 30 (43.48%) Ethernet
8 29 (42.03%) Internet
9 24 (34.78%) VPN
9 24 (34.78%) DNS
10 23 (33.33%) IGRP
11 22 (31.88%) SMTP
12 20 (28.99%) SSL
12 20 (28.99%) TACACS
13 19 (27.54%) HTTP
13 19 (27.54%) LDAP
14 17 (24.64%) Wireless
15 16 (23.19%) IPsec
16 15 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
General
1 36 (52.17%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Financial Institution
3 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (73.91%) Network Engineer
2 20 (28.99%) Firewall Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Wireless Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Network Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) IP Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Sales Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Senior NOC Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Sales Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) SOAP
2 1 (1.45%) LAMP
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.45%) SecurID
2 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 5 (7.25%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) Network Design
2 22 (31.88%) Network Management
3 20 (28.99%) Load Balancing
4 19 (27.54%) Capacity Management
5 8 (11.59%) Network Architecture
6 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.80%) Change Management
7 4 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.80%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (2.90%) Analytics
8 2 (2.90%) Project Management
9 1 (1.45%) ITIL
9 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.45%) Security Architecture
9 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) C++
1 1 (1.45%) Perl
1 1 (1.45%) PHP
1 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (57.97%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (43.48%) CCNP
3 13 (18.84%) CCNA
4 10 (14.49%) JNCIA
5 8 (11.59%) Degree
5 8 (11.59%) CCIE
5 8 (11.59%) CCIP
6 6 (8.70%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.90%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) vSphere
1 1 (1.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (44.93%) CiscoWorks
2 19 (27.54%) HP NNM
3 12 (17.39%) OpenView
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (85.51%) Cisco
2 33 (47.83%) F5
3 29 (42.03%) Juniper
4 19 (27.54%) HP
4 19 (27.54%) Fortinet
5 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.80%) Redback
7 3 (4.35%) BT
8 2 (2.90%) Nokia
9 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.45%) Crossbeam
9 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.45%) VMware
9 1 (1.45%) CA
9 1 (1.45%) Nortel
9 1 (1.45%) Citrix
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago