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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 207 191 246
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +55
Permanent jobs citing BGP 40 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.68% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 4.86% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 22
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1100 926 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.00% 14.02% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 918 808 1004
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -4 26 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Lancashire - 9 £31,500 -
Cheshire -12 5 £65,000 +30.00%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 45 (95.74%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (89.36%) Cisco
3 32 (68.09%) OSPF
4 31 (65.96%) MPLS
5 29 (61.70%) Firewall
5 29 (61.70%) CCNP
6 26 (55.32%) CCNA
7 17 (36.17%) WAN
8 16 (34.04%) SLA
8 16 (34.04%) Mentoring
9 15 (31.91%) RIP
10 14 (29.79%) Juniper
11 13 (27.66%) Linux
11 13 (27.66%) HSRP
12 12 (25.53%) Project Management
13 11 (23.40%) Change Management
13 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
13 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
13 11 (23.40%) Fortinet
14 10 (21.28%) VPN
15 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
15 8 (17.02%) Broadband
15 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
15 8 (17.02%) Network Security
15 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (17.02%) JNCIA
15 8 (17.02%) LPIC
15 8 (17.02%) Ubuntu
15 8 (17.02%) Junos
16 6 (12.77%) LAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (68.09%) OSPF
2 31 (65.96%) MPLS
3 29 (61.70%) Firewall
4 17 (36.17%) WAN
5 15 (31.91%) RIP
6 13 (27.66%) HSRP
7 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
8 10 (21.28%) VPN
9 8 (17.02%) Broadband
9 8 (17.02%) Network Security
9 8 (17.02%) Junos
10 6 (12.77%) LAN
11 5 (10.64%) DNS
11 5 (10.64%) SSL
12 4 (8.51%) IPv6
12 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (8.51%) EIGRP
13 3 (6.38%) IGRP
13 3 (6.38%) Wireless
13 3 (6.38%) DHCP
General
1 5 (10.64%) Games
1 5 (10.64%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Network Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Network Consultant
4 7 (14.89%) Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Network Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Operations Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Network Operations Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Network Support
7 3 (6.38%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Network Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.13%) Engineering Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Ubuntu
2 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Mentoring
2 12 (25.53%) Project Management
3 11 (23.40%) Change Management
4 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.51%) Network Architecture
4 4 (8.51%) Change Control
4 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.38%) Network Design
6 2 (4.26%) Business Development
6 2 (4.26%) Network Management
7 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 45 (95.74%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (61.70%) CCNP
3 26 (55.32%) CCNA
4 8 (17.02%) JNCIA
4 8 (17.02%) LPIC
5 3 (6.38%) CCIE
6 2 (4.26%) CCDA
7 1 (2.13%) CCSA
7 1 (2.13%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) UAG
Vendors
1 42 (89.36%) Cisco
2 14 (29.79%) Juniper
3 11 (23.40%) Fortinet
4 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) BT
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.13%) Aruba
7 1 (2.13%) Redback
7 1 (2.13%) Brocade
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