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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 226 246 216
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -30
Permanent jobs citing BGP 27 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 0.83% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 23
Average salary £52,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £43,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1009 1086 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.76% 14.60% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 804 903 857
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North 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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Cheshire +16 16 £80,000 +100.00% 1
Manchester +8 10 £50,000 +53.84% 4
Lancashire +5 1 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 38 (76.00%) Cisco
1 38 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (70.00%) CCNP
3 32 (64.00%) OSPF
4 31 (62.00%) LAN
5 30 (60.00%) Firewall
6 23 (46.00%) TCP/IP
6 23 (46.00%) DNS
7 22 (44.00%) Network Security
8 20 (40.00%) Load Balancing
8 20 (40.00%) DHCP
9 19 (38.00%) VLAN
10 18 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (36.00%) SSL
10 18 (36.00%) MPLS
11 17 (34.00%) HTTP
11 17 (34.00%) Fibre Channel
11 17 (34.00%) iSCSI
12 16 (32.00%) FCoE
12 16 (32.00%) Hybrid Cloud
12 16 (32.00%) CCIE
12 16 (32.00%) E-Commerce
12 16 (32.00%) Citrix
13 15 (30.00%) CCNA
14 13 (26.00%) WAN
15 10 (20.00%) Internet
16 8 (16.00%) Juniper
16 8 (16.00%) Wireless
16 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
17 7 (14.00%) Network Monitoring

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (64.00%) OSPF
2 31 (62.00%) LAN
3 30 (60.00%) Firewall
4 23 (46.00%) TCP/IP
4 23 (46.00%) DNS
5 22 (44.00%) Network Security
6 20 (40.00%) DHCP
7 19 (38.00%) VLAN
8 18 (36.00%) MPLS
8 18 (36.00%) SSL
8 18 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (34.00%) iSCSI
9 17 (34.00%) Fibre Channel
9 17 (34.00%) HTTP
10 16 (32.00%) FCoE
11 13 (26.00%) WAN
12 10 (20.00%) Internet
13 8 (16.00%) Wireless
14 6 (12.00%) EIGRP
14 6 (12.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
1 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Network Engineer
2 21 (42.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Security Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Designer
7 3 (6.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Network Designer
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 16 (32.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (14.00%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.00%) Coaching
5 4 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.00%) Change Control
5 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Network Architecture
5 4 (8.00%) Network Management
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL
7 2 (4.00%) Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Information Security
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.00%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) VB
1 1 (2.00%) Ruby
1 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (70.00%) CCNP
3 16 (32.00%) CCIE
4 15 (30.00%) CCNA
5 6 (12.00%) CCDA
6 5 (10.00%) JNCIS
7 3 (6.00%) CISSP
7 3 (6.00%) CCSP
7 3 (6.00%) CCSE
7 3 (6.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 38 (76.00%) Cisco
2 16 (32.00%) Citrix
3 8 (16.00%) Juniper
4 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 4 (8.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.00%) HP
6 3 (6.00%) EMC
7 2 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.00%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.00%) Aruba
8 1 (2.00%) Meraki
8 1 (2.00%) Meru Networks
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Winsford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Van
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago