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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 184 234 236
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 50 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.54% 1.49% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 44 10 20
Median salary £35,000 £46,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +27.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £41,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £51,150
UK excluding London median 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
903 942 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.08% 14.93% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 766 752 871
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +21 27 £32,250 -35.50% 1
Cheshire +46 12 £42,500 +13.33%
Merseyside +15 11 £38,000 -15.55%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 61 (84.72%) Cisco
2 59 (81.94%) OSPF
3 41 (56.94%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (54.17%) Juniper
5 31 (43.06%) WAN
6 30 (41.67%) MPLS
7 29 (40.28%) Firewall
8 28 (38.89%) LAN
9 26 (36.11%) CCNP
10 21 (29.17%) CCNA
11 18 (25.00%) Internet
11 18 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
12 17 (23.61%) VPN
13 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
14 14 (19.44%) SLA
14 14 (19.44%) VPLS
14 14 (19.44%) 802.1X
15 13 (18.06%) JNCIS
15 13 (18.06%) Network Design
15 13 (18.06%) SNMP
15 13 (18.06%) Ethernet
16 12 (16.67%) ITIL
17 11 (15.28%) Windows
17 11 (15.28%) DNS
17 11 (15.28%) IPsec
18 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
18 10 (13.89%) Perl
18 10 (13.89%) Python
18 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
19 9 (12.50%) Extreme Networks

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 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.78%) Apache
2 2 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) IaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (81.94%) OSPF
2 31 (43.06%) WAN
3 30 (41.67%) MPLS
4 29 (40.28%) Firewall
5 28 (38.89%) LAN
6 18 (25.00%) Internet
7 17 (23.61%) VPN
8 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 14 (19.44%) VPLS
10 13 (18.06%) Ethernet
10 13 (18.06%) SNMP
11 11 (15.28%) DNS
11 11 (15.28%) IPsec
12 9 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (12.50%) Network Security
12 9 (12.50%) VLAN
13 8 (11.11%) TACACS
14 7 (9.72%) DWDM
14 7 (9.72%) EIGRP
14 7 (9.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.72%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Network Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Network Support
6 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Team Leader
7 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Firewall Support
8 5 (6.94%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Cisco Support
8 5 (6.94%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.17%) XMPP
3 2 (2.78%) LAMP
3 2 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.78%) Middleware
3 2 (2.78%) Node.js
3 2 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.72%) Wiki
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.72%) Linux
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.56%) Unix
6 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (18.06%) Network Design
3 12 (16.67%) ITIL
4 9 (12.50%) Change Control
4 9 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (12.50%) Network Management
5 7 (9.72%) Change Management
5 7 (9.72%) Data Validation
5 7 (9.72%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.72%) Project Management
5 7 (9.72%) Ticket Management
5 7 (9.72%) Validation
6 6 (8.33%) Coaching
6 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.33%) Service Management
7 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.94%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (4.17%) Fault Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Network Planning
8 3 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) Perl
1 10 (13.89%) Python
2 7 (9.72%) PHP
3 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.94%) SQL
4 2 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (56.94%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (36.11%) CCNP
3 21 (29.17%) CCNA
4 13 (18.06%) JNCIS
5 3 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (2.78%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.78%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.39%) CCSA
7 1 (1.39%) CCSP
7 1 (1.39%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.39%) HND
7 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.39%) MCSA
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) KVM
2 2 (2.78%) oVirt
2 2 (2.78%) Postfix
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 5 (6.94%) Cacti
2 5 (6.94%) Nagios
2 5 (6.94%) OpenNMS
2 5 (6.94%) Puppet
2 5 (6.94%) RANCID
2 5 (6.94%) SCCM
2 5 (6.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (84.72%) Cisco
2 39 (54.17%) Juniper
3 9 (12.50%) Citrix
3 9 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
4 8 (11.11%) Brocade
4 8 (11.11%) Ericsson
4 8 (11.11%) Foundry
4 8 (11.11%) VMware
5 5 (6.94%) Huawei
5 5 (6.94%) ZyXEL
6 3 (4.17%) Ipanema Technologies
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.17%) Redback
6 3 (4.17%) Riverbed
6 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.78%) Apple
7 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.78%) Google
7 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £39,000 per annum + 15% shift allowance + benefits
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