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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / North West
Rank 194 212 201
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 57 16 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 0.29% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.70% 1.99% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 46 13 46
Median salary £41,000 £40,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.54% +7.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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
851 806 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.30% 14.46% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 642 669 888
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £56,900 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -4 37 £40,000 -0.92% 5
Lancashire - 13 £41,000 - 1
Cheshire +18 7 £47,500 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 106 (92.98%) Cisco
2 87 (76.32%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (76.32%) OSPF
3 73 (64.04%) MPLS
3 73 (64.04%) Firewall
4 72 (63.16%) CCNP
5 65 (57.02%) WAN
6 63 (55.26%) Juniper
7 57 (50.00%) LAN
8 38 (33.33%) CCNA
9 37 (32.46%) Network Security
10 35 (30.70%) DNS
11 34 (29.82%) Network Management
12 33 (28.95%) EIGRP
13 31 (27.19%) TCP/IP
13 31 (27.19%) JNCIP
13 31 (27.19%) Network Design
14 28 (24.56%) VLAN
15 27 (23.68%) Wireless
15 27 (23.68%) Data Centre
16 26 (22.81%) Ethernet
17 25 (21.93%) Mentoring
18 24 (21.05%) Ericsson
19 22 (19.30%) Internet
19 22 (19.30%) Cisco IOS
20 21 (18.42%) Telecoms
20 21 (18.42%) DHCP
21 20 (17.54%) SNMP
21 20 (17.54%) Change Management
22 19 (16.67%) SLA

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 2 (1.75%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) SaaS
2 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (76.32%) OSPF
2 73 (64.04%) Firewall
2 73 (64.04%) MPLS
3 65 (57.02%) WAN
4 57 (50.00%) LAN
5 37 (32.46%) Network Security
6 35 (30.70%) DNS
7 33 (28.95%) EIGRP
8 31 (27.19%) TCP/IP
9 28 (24.56%) VLAN
10 27 (23.68%) Wireless
11 26 (22.81%) Ethernet
12 22 (19.30%) Cisco IOS
12 22 (19.30%) Internet
13 21 (18.42%) DHCP
14 20 (17.54%) SNMP
15 18 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (14.04%) TACACS
16 16 (14.04%) VPN
17 14 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 18 (15.79%) Finance
3 4 (3.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 21 (18.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (14.91%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (13.16%) Lead Network Engineer
5 14 (12.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (12.28%) NOC Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.02%) Network Operations Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Network Support
7 8 (7.02%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) WAN Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.77%) Wiki
4 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.75%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.02%) Unix
2 6 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (1.75%) CentOS
3 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.82%) Network Management
2 31 (27.19%) Network Design
3 25 (21.93%) Mentoring
4 20 (17.54%) Change Management
5 18 (15.79%) ITIL
6 13 (11.40%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (11.40%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (10.53%) High Availability
8 10 (8.77%) Data Validation
8 10 (8.77%) Ticket Management
8 10 (8.77%) Validation
9 9 (7.89%) Coaching
10 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.14%) Information Security
12 6 (5.26%) Load Balancing
12 6 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (5.26%) Security Patching
12 6 (5.26%) Software Deployment
13 5 (4.39%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (4.39%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.88%) Perl
1 1 (0.88%) Python
1 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
1 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (76.32%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (63.16%) CCNP
3 38 (33.33%) CCNA
4 31 (27.19%) JNCIP
5 16 (14.04%) CCIE
6 10 (8.77%) Degree
6 10 (8.77%) JNCIA
7 6 (5.26%) A+ Certification
7 6 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.67%) SLA
2 14 (12.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.51%) Firmware
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Nagios
1 11 (9.65%) OpenNMS
2 8 (7.02%) Cacti
2 8 (7.02%) Puppet
2 8 (7.02%) RANCID
2 8 (7.02%) SCCM
3 3 (2.63%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.75%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 106 (92.98%) Cisco
2 63 (55.26%) Juniper
3 24 (21.05%) Ericsson
4 18 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 17 (14.91%) Huawei
6 16 (14.04%) F5
7 15 (13.16%) Fortinet
7 15 (13.16%) VMware
8 13 (11.40%) Extreme Networks
9 10 (8.77%) Brocade
9 10 (8.77%) Foundry
9 10 (8.77%) Redback
10 7 (6.14%) Avaya
10 7 (6.14%) HP
10 7 (6.14%) WatchGuard
10 7 (6.14%) ZyXEL
11 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
12 5 (4.39%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.63%) Meraki
14 2 (1.75%) Aruba
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