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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 247 193 225
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +32
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 54 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% 0.80% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 5.66% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 50 19
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £70,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1060 954 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.15% 14.12% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 877 767 862
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -47 4 £30,000 -31.81% 4
Merseyside +17 1 £55,000 -
Cheshire -29 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 17 (85.00%) Cisco
1 17 (85.00%) OSPF
2 15 (75.00%) MPLS
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (55.00%) Ethernet
5 10 (50.00%) CCNA
5 10 (50.00%) Firewall
6 9 (45.00%) Linux
7 8 (40.00%) Broadband
7 8 (40.00%) VPN
7 8 (40.00%) VPLS
8 7 (35.00%) Juniper
8 7 (35.00%) RIP
9 6 (30.00%) Internet
9 6 (30.00%) DNS
9 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (30.00%) Fortinet
10 5 (25.00%) Degree
10 5 (25.00%) BT
10 5 (25.00%) Change Management
10 5 (25.00%) CCNP
10 5 (25.00%) WAN
11 4 (20.00%) SMTP
11 4 (20.00%) LAN
11 4 (20.00%) SNMP
11 4 (20.00%) ADSL
11 4 (20.00%) ICMP
11 4 (20.00%) IPstream
11 4 (20.00%) VLAN
11 4 (20.00%) Network Management

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) OSPF
2 15 (75.00%) MPLS
3 11 (55.00%) Ethernet
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (40.00%) Broadband
5 8 (40.00%) VPN
5 8 (40.00%) VPLS
6 7 (35.00%) RIP
7 6 (30.00%) Internet
7 6 (30.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) WAN
9 4 (20.00%) SMTP
9 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (20.00%) SNMP
9 4 (20.00%) ADSL
9 4 (20.00%) ICMP
9 4 (20.00%) IPstream
9 4 (20.00%) VLAN
10 3 (15.00%) DSLAM
11 2 (10.00%) IPv6
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IP Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Xbox
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Network Management
2 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) C++
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.00%) CCIP
5 1 (5.00%) LPIC
5 1 (5.00%) CCSE
5 1 (5.00%) CCSA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 5 (25.00%) BT
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) Kaspersky
5 2 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (5.00%) Aruba
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Brocade
6 1 (5.00%) Redback
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