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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 202 223 260
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +37
Permanent jobs citing BGP 54 39 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.58% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.24% 3.99% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 37 7
Median salary £36,500 £52,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.47% +38.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £80,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
1030 978 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.13% 14.62% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 840 766 875
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 35 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Cheshire +17 16 £40,000 -50.00%
Lancashire +14 1 £35,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 88 (86.27%) Cisco
2 87 (85.29%) OSPF
3 65 (63.73%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (53.92%) Juniper
5 51 (50.00%) Firewall
6 49 (48.04%) WAN
7 42 (41.18%) MPLS
8 39 (38.24%) CCNP
9 37 (36.27%) CCNA
10 34 (33.33%) LAN
11 30 (29.41%) Internet
12 26 (25.49%) Telecoms
13 25 (24.51%) VLAN
13 25 (24.51%) DNS
13 25 (24.51%) Network Monitoring
14 24 (23.53%) Foundry
14 24 (23.53%) SLA
14 24 (23.53%) Ericsson
14 24 (23.53%) Brocade
15 23 (22.55%) TCP/IP
15 23 (22.55%) Ethernet
15 23 (22.55%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (21.57%) Data Centre
16 22 (21.57%) ITIL
17 20 (19.61%) SNMP
17 20 (19.61%) Network Management
18 19 (18.63%) VPLS
19 18 (17.65%) VoIP
20 17 (16.67%) VPN
21 16 (15.69%) Network Design

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 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (85.29%) OSPF
2 51 (50.00%) Firewall
3 49 (48.04%) WAN
4 42 (41.18%) MPLS
5 34 (33.33%) LAN
6 30 (29.41%) Internet
7 25 (24.51%) DNS
7 25 (24.51%) VLAN
8 23 (22.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (22.55%) Ethernet
8 23 (22.55%) TCP/IP
9 20 (19.61%) SNMP
10 19 (18.63%) VPLS
11 18 (17.65%) VoIP
12 17 (16.67%) VPN
13 16 (15.69%) TACACS
14 15 (14.71%) EIGRP
15 14 (13.73%) Network Security
16 12 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (11.76%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (25.49%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.86%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Back Office
4 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (56.86%) Network Engineer
2 21 (20.59%) NOC Engineer
3 20 (19.61%) Support Engineer
4 17 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (14.71%) Network Support
6 12 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 11 (10.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (10.78%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (9.80%) Senior NOC Engineer
8 10 (9.80%) WAN Engineer
9 9 (8.82%) Network Operations Engineer
9 9 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (7.84%) Firewall Engineer
11 7 (6.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (6.86%) Cisco Engineer
11 7 (6.86%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.71%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.98%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.80%) Wiki
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.98%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) Unix
2 11 (10.78%) Linux
3 7 (6.86%) Windows
3 7 (6.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.51%) Network Monitoring
2 22 (21.57%) ITIL
3 20 (19.61%) Network Management
4 16 (15.69%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (15.69%) Network Design
5 13 (12.75%) Coaching
6 12 (11.76%) Change Control
6 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 10 (9.80%) Change Management
7 10 (9.80%) Data Validation
7 10 (9.80%) Ticket Management
7 10 (9.80%) Validation
8 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.88%) Fault Analysis
9 6 (5.88%) Network Planning
9 6 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (5.88%) Service Management
10 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.78%) Perl
1 11 (10.78%) Python
2 8 (7.84%) PHP
2 8 (7.84%) SQL
3 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (63.73%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (38.24%) CCNP
3 37 (36.27%) CCNA
4 12 (11.76%) JNCIA
5 11 (10.78%) JNCIS
6 8 (7.84%) JNCIP
7 4 (3.92%) A+ Certification
7 4 (3.92%) Degree
7 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (2.94%) CCIE
9 1 (0.98%) CCDP
9 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.98%) MCSA
9 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.53%) SLA
2 8 (7.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) Nagios
1 14 (13.73%) OpenNMS
2 8 (7.84%) Cacti
2 8 (7.84%) Puppet
2 8 (7.84%) RANCID
2 8 (7.84%) SCCM
2 8 (7.84%) SCOM
3 7 (6.86%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 88 (86.27%) Cisco
2 55 (53.92%) Juniper
3 24 (23.53%) Brocade
3 24 (23.53%) Ericsson
3 24 (23.53%) Foundry
4 14 (13.73%) Extreme Networks
4 14 (13.73%) Huawei
4 14 (13.73%) VMware
4 14 (13.73%) ZyXEL
5 12 (11.76%) Redback
6 7 (6.86%) Citrix
7 6 (5.88%) HP
8 5 (4.90%) Avaya
8 5 (4.90%) WatchGuard
9 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.96%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.96%) NetApp
11 1 (0.98%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds
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