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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 188 197 218
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Permanent jobs citing BGP 44 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.94% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.03% 5.32% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 50
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
875 1146 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.42% 17.64% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 742 865 835
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -16 25 £33,250 -11.33% 7
Merseyside +22 10 £38,000 -15.55% 1
Cheshire +15 9 £42,500 -26.08% 3
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 54 (90.00%) Cisco
2 51 (85.00%) OSPF
3 39 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (55.00%) Juniper
5 28 (46.67%) CCNP
5 28 (46.67%) MPLS
6 26 (43.33%) LAN
7 24 (40.00%) WAN
8 21 (35.00%) Firewall
9 19 (31.67%) CCNA
10 18 (30.00%) VPN
11 15 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
12 14 (23.33%) ITIL
12 14 (23.33%) IPsec
13 13 (21.67%) Network Design
13 13 (21.67%) 802.1X
14 12 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (20.00%) VPLS
14 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
15 11 (18.33%) Wireless
16 10 (16.67%) JNCIS
16 10 (16.67%) Ethernet
16 10 (16.67%) Linux
16 10 (16.67%) SolarWinds
17 9 (15.00%) F5
17 9 (15.00%) Windows
17 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
17 9 (15.00%) Change Management
18 8 (13.33%) VMware
18 8 (13.33%) SLA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) nginx
3 2 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) IaaS
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (3.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (85.00%) OSPF
2 28 (46.67%) MPLS
3 26 (43.33%) LAN
4 24 (40.00%) WAN
5 21 (35.00%) Firewall
6 18 (30.00%) VPN
7 14 (23.33%) IPsec
8 12 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (20.00%) VPLS
9 11 (18.33%) Wireless
10 10 (16.67%) Ethernet
11 8 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (13.33%) Internet
11 8 (13.33%) Network Security
12 7 (11.67%) DWDM
12 7 (11.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (11.67%) Multicast
12 7 (11.67%) tcpdump
12 7 (11.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (51.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (10.00%) Analyst
2 6 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco Support
4 4 (6.67%) Consultant
4 4 (6.67%) Digital Design Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Network Support
5 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.00%) XMPP
3 2 (3.33%) LAMP
3 2 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (3.33%) Middleware
3 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.00%) Wiki
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Unix
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (23.33%) ITIL
3 13 (21.67%) Network Design
4 9 (15.00%) Change Management
5 7 (11.67%) Network Management
5 7 (11.67%) Project Management
6 6 (10.00%) Data Validation
6 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 6 (10.00%) Ticket Management
6 6 (10.00%) Validation
7 5 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
7 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.67%) Change Control
8 4 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (6.67%) Presales
9 3 (5.00%) High Availability
9 3 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) Perl
1 5 (8.33%) Python
1 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.33%) PHP
2 2 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (46.67%) CCNP
3 19 (31.67%) CCNA
4 10 (16.67%) JNCIS
5 7 (11.67%) Degree
6 5 (8.33%) CCSA
6 5 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (8.33%) HND
7 4 (6.67%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.33%) CCIE
8 2 (3.33%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) KVM
2 2 (3.33%) oVirt
2 2 (3.33%) Postfix
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.33%) Cacti
2 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 54 (90.00%) Cisco
2 33 (55.00%) Juniper
3 10 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 9 (15.00%) F5
5 8 (13.33%) Citrix
5 8 (13.33%) Extreme Networks
5 8 (13.33%) VMware
6 7 (11.67%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.67%) HP
9 3 (5.00%) Ipanema Technologies
9 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.00%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.33%) Apple
10 2 (3.33%) Brocade
10 2 (3.33%) BT
10 2 (3.33%) Ericsson
10 2 (3.33%) Foundry
10 2 (3.33%) Google
10 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Insight Media Internet Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Subject to skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
TDA Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
TDA Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum depending on experience + 15% shift allowance
Posted: 23 days ago