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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 216 228 242
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Permanent jobs citing BGP 27 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 2.07% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 12
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
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
1015 1061 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.44% 15.00% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 785 831 956
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +17 20 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Cheshire +8 6 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Merseyside +6 1 £45,000 -11.76% 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 84 (90.32%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (82.80%) Cisco
3 70 (75.27%) CCNP
4 62 (66.67%) MPLS
5 60 (64.52%) Firewall
6 50 (53.76%) OSPF
7 45 (48.39%) Data Centre
8 43 (46.24%) CCNA
9 27 (29.03%) WAN
10 25 (26.88%) SLA
11 24 (25.81%) Juniper
12 22 (23.66%) LAN
13 19 (20.43%) Service Delivery
13 19 (20.43%) Fortinet
14 17 (18.28%) Mentoring
15 16 (17.20%) HSRP
15 16 (17.20%) Management Information System
15 16 (17.20%) Network Architecture
15 16 (17.20%) VPN
15 16 (17.20%) DNS
16 15 (16.13%) CCDA
17 14 (15.05%) Network Design
17 14 (15.05%) Finance
17 14 (15.05%) F5
17 14 (15.05%) Riverbed
18 13 (13.98%) Network Security
18 13 (13.98%) DHCP
18 13 (13.98%) EIGRP
19 11 (11.83%) SAN
19 11 (11.83%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (1.08%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.08%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (66.67%) MPLS
2 60 (64.52%) Firewall
3 50 (53.76%) OSPF
4 27 (29.03%) WAN
5 22 (23.66%) LAN
6 16 (17.20%) HSRP
6 16 (17.20%) VPN
6 16 (17.20%) DNS
7 13 (13.98%) Network Security
7 13 (13.98%) DHCP
7 13 (13.98%) EIGRP
8 11 (11.83%) SAN
8 11 (11.83%) Wireless
9 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
9 9 (9.68%) RIP
10 8 (8.60%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (8.60%) WLAN
11 7 (7.53%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (6.45%) IPv6
12 6 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.15%) MySQL
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
2 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (64.52%) Network Engineer
2 26 (27.96%) Consultant
3 19 (20.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (18.28%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (16.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (12.90%) Network Consultant
7 10 (10.75%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (9.68%) Design Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Network Design Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) Architect
9 7 (7.53%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 7 (7.53%) Cisco Consultant
10 6 (6.45%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 6 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (4.30%) Network Architect
12 4 (4.30%) AWS Consultant
13 3 (3.23%) Technical Architect
13 3 (3.23%) Network Designer
13 3 (3.23%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 45 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 16 (17.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Linux
2 8 (8.60%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) Service Delivery
2 17 (18.28%) Mentoring
3 16 (17.20%) Network Architecture
4 14 (15.05%) Network Design
5 5 (5.38%) ITIL
5 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.38%) Network Management
6 4 (4.30%) Business Development
6 4 (4.30%) Migration
6 4 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.23%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.23%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.23%) Change Management
7 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.23%) Change Control
8 2 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) VB
1 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 84 (90.32%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (75.27%) CCNP
3 43 (46.24%) CCNA
4 15 (16.13%) CCDA
5 11 (11.83%) CCIE
6 5 (5.38%) JNCIS
7 4 (4.30%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.23%) CISSP
8 3 (3.23%) CCSP
8 3 (3.23%) CCSE
9 1 (1.08%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.08%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 77 (82.80%) Cisco
2 24 (25.81%) Juniper
3 19 (20.43%) Fortinet
4 14 (15.05%) F5
4 14 (15.05%) Riverbed
5 9 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.60%) VMware
7 4 (4.30%) HP
8 3 (3.23%) Meru Networks
8 3 (3.23%) Dell
8 3 (3.23%) EMC
8 3 (3.23%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.08%) Meraki
10 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.08%) Aruba
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