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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 240 233 233
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 11 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.36% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 10
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.20% -5.00%
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
945 1032 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.39% 14.50% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 762 871 903
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 £23,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 July 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 July 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 -1 7 £52,500 +90.90% 5
Cheshire +3 4 £37,500 -6.25%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 62 (86.11%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (81.94%) Cisco
3 54 (75.00%) MPLS
4 51 (70.83%) CCNP
5 45 (62.50%) Firewall
6 38 (52.78%) OSPF
7 33 (45.83%) CCNA
8 26 (36.11%) WAN
9 24 (33.33%) Juniper
10 22 (30.56%) Data Centre
11 19 (26.39%) LAN
12 16 (22.22%) Management Information System
12 16 (22.22%) Service Delivery
13 15 (20.83%) CCDA
14 14 (19.44%) Finance
14 14 (19.44%) Riverbed
14 14 (19.44%) F5
15 13 (18.06%) DNS
15 13 (18.06%) SLA
16 12 (16.67%) VPN
16 12 (16.67%) Network Architecture
17 11 (15.28%) Network Design
17 11 (15.28%) SAN
18 10 (13.89%) EIGRP
18 10 (13.89%) Wireless
18 10 (13.89%) DHCP
19 9 (12.50%) Linux
19 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
20 8 (11.11%) Windows
20 8 (11.11%) WLAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (1.39%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.39%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (75.00%) MPLS
2 45 (62.50%) Firewall
3 38 (52.78%) OSPF
4 26 (36.11%) WAN
5 19 (26.39%) LAN
6 13 (18.06%) DNS
7 12 (16.67%) VPN
8 11 (15.28%) SAN
9 10 (13.89%) EIGRP
9 10 (13.89%) Wireless
9 10 (13.89%) DHCP
10 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 8 (11.11%) WLAN
11 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (9.72%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (9.72%) HSRP
13 6 (8.33%) Network Security
13 6 (8.33%) Internet
13 6 (8.33%) VoIP
13 6 (8.33%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Network Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Consultant
3 13 (18.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (13.89%) Architect
4 10 (13.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Network Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.56%) AWS Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Network Designer
9 3 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.56%) Data Centre
2 16 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 12 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 11 (15.28%) Network Design
4 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.56%) Network Management
6 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.56%) Migration
7 3 (4.17%) Change Management
7 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.78%) Information Security
8 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.78%) Business Development
8 2 (2.78%) ITIL
8 2 (2.78%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) VB
1 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 62 (86.11%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (70.83%) CCNP
3 33 (45.83%) CCNA
4 15 (20.83%) CCDA
5 8 (11.11%) CCIE
6 5 (6.94%) JNCIS
7 4 (5.56%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.17%) CISSP
8 3 (4.17%) CCSP
8 3 (4.17%) CCSE
9 1 (1.39%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 59 (81.94%) Cisco
2 24 (33.33%) Juniper
3 14 (19.44%) Riverbed
3 14 (19.44%) F5
4 8 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 8 (11.11%) VMware
5 6 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.56%) HP
7 3 (4.17%) Meru Networks
7 3 (4.17%) Dell
7 3 (4.17%) EMC
7 3 (4.17%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) Meraki
8 1 (1.39%) Aruba
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus bonus, + oncall + excellent ben
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: £33k - £40k basic (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
University of Liverpool
Salary: From £38,511 to £48,743 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago