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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / North West
Rank 191 208 218
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs citing BGP 55 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 2.74% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 46 22 29
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £80,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.49%

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
862 839 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.48% 15.08% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 666 695 936
Median salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +1 35 £40,000 -3.61% 5
Lancashire - 15 £41,000 -
Cheshire +12 5 £45,000 -43.75%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 105 (93.75%) Cisco
2 91 (81.25%) OSPF
3 85 (75.89%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (65.18%) Firewall
5 68 (60.71%) CCNP
6 66 (58.93%) MPLS
7 65 (58.04%) WAN
8 63 (56.25%) Juniper
9 54 (48.21%) LAN
10 37 (33.04%) CCNA
11 36 (32.14%) DNS
12 33 (29.46%) Network Security
12 33 (29.46%) Network Management
13 30 (26.79%) JNCIP
13 30 (26.79%) EIGRP
14 29 (25.89%) TCP/IP
14 29 (25.89%) VLAN
14 29 (25.89%) Network Design
15 27 (24.11%) Ericsson
16 26 (23.21%) Data Centre
17 25 (22.32%) Mentoring
17 25 (22.32%) Internet
17 25 (22.32%) Ethernet
18 23 (20.54%) Wireless
18 23 (20.54%) Telecoms
18 23 (20.54%) Cisco Nexus
19 22 (19.64%) DHCP
20 21 (18.75%) ITIL
21 19 (16.96%) SLA
21 19 (16.96%) Cisco IOS

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 2 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (81.25%) OSPF
2 73 (65.18%) Firewall
3 66 (58.93%) MPLS
4 65 (58.04%) WAN
5 54 (48.21%) LAN
6 36 (32.14%) DNS
7 33 (29.46%) Network Security
8 30 (26.79%) EIGRP
9 29 (25.89%) TCP/IP
9 29 (25.89%) VLAN
10 25 (22.32%) Ethernet
10 25 (22.32%) Internet
11 23 (20.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (20.54%) Wireless
12 22 (19.64%) DHCP
13 19 (16.96%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (16.07%) SNMP
15 16 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (14.29%) TACACS
16 15 (13.39%) VPN
General
1 23 (20.54%) Telecoms
2 17 (15.18%) Finance
3 4 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (74.11%) Network Engineer
2 22 (19.64%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
4 15 (13.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Lead Network Engineer
6 12 (10.71%) Operations Engineer
7 11 (9.82%) Senior NOC Engineer
8 10 (8.93%) Network Operations Engineer
8 10 (8.93%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 10 (8.93%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 9 (8.04%) Support Engineer
9 9 (8.04%) WAN Engineer
10 8 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 8 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (7.14%) Network Support
11 7 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
12 4 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 4 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (8.93%) Wiki
4 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.93%) Unix
2 8 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (1.79%) CentOS
3 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Windows
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) Network Management
2 29 (25.89%) Network Design
3 25 (22.32%) Mentoring
4 21 (18.75%) ITIL
5 18 (16.07%) Change Management
6 15 (13.39%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (9.82%) Coaching
7 11 (9.82%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (8.93%) Data Validation
8 10 (8.93%) Ticket Management
8 10 (8.93%) Validation
9 9 (8.04%) High Availability
10 7 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.36%) Information Security
11 6 (5.36%) Load Balancing
11 6 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (5.36%) Security Patching
11 6 (5.36%) Software Deployment
12 4 (3.57%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 85 (75.89%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (60.71%) CCNP
3 37 (33.04%) CCNA
4 30 (26.79%) JNCIP
5 14 (12.50%) CCIE
6 13 (11.61%) JNCIA
7 8 (7.14%) Degree
8 6 (5.36%) A+ Certification
8 6 (5.36%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.79%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.96%) SLA
2 12 (10.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (10.71%) Nagios
1 12 (10.71%) OpenNMS
2 6 (5.36%) Cacti
2 6 (5.36%) Puppet
2 6 (5.36%) RANCID
2 6 (5.36%) SCCM
3 4 (3.57%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.79%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 105 (93.75%) Cisco
2 63 (56.25%) Juniper
3 27 (24.11%) Ericsson
4 18 (16.07%) Huawei
5 15 (13.39%) Brocade
5 15 (13.39%) CheckPoint
5 15 (13.39%) Foundry
5 15 (13.39%) VMware
6 13 (11.61%) Extreme Networks
6 13 (11.61%) F5
7 12 (10.71%) Redback
8 10 (8.93%) Fortinet
8 10 (8.93%) ZyXEL
9 8 (7.14%) HP
9 8 (7.14%) WatchGuard
10 7 (6.25%) Avaya
11 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
12 4 (3.57%) Palo Alto
13 2 (1.79%) Aruba
13 2 (1.79%) Riverbed
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