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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 203 209 250
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +41
Permanent jobs citing BGP 56 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 0.59% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 4.07% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 50 37 11
Median salary £37,750 £80,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.81% +116.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £40,225 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
1007 910 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.84% 14.60% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 813 721 958
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +14 38 £36,250 -14.70% 6
Cheshire +5 12 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Lancashire - 6 £43,000 - 3
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 (90.72%) Cisco
2 86 (88.66%) OSPF
3 66 (68.04%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (63.92%) Firewall
5 51 (52.58%) WAN
6 50 (51.55%) Juniper
7 49 (50.52%) CCNP
8 43 (44.33%) MPLS
9 38 (39.18%) LAN
10 34 (35.05%) VLAN
11 33 (34.02%) DNS
12 32 (32.99%) Data Centre
13 30 (30.93%) CCNA
14 29 (29.90%) Telecoms
15 27 (27.84%) Ericsson
16 26 (26.80%) Internet
16 26 (26.80%) Network Management
16 26 (26.80%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (24.74%) Foundry
17 24 (24.74%) Ethernet
17 24 (24.74%) Brocade
18 23 (23.71%) ITIL
19 22 (22.68%) SNMP
19 22 (22.68%) TCP/IP
19 22 (22.68%) VPN
20 21 (21.65%) EIGRP
20 21 (21.65%) Network Security
21 20 (20.62%) Network Design
21 20 (20.62%) SLA
21 20 (20.62%) VoIP

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 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) SaaS
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (88.66%) OSPF
2 62 (63.92%) Firewall
3 51 (52.58%) WAN
4 43 (44.33%) MPLS
5 38 (39.18%) LAN
6 34 (35.05%) VLAN
7 33 (34.02%) DNS
8 26 (26.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (26.80%) Internet
9 24 (24.74%) Ethernet
10 22 (22.68%) SNMP
10 22 (22.68%) TCP/IP
10 22 (22.68%) VPN
11 21 (21.65%) EIGRP
11 21 (21.65%) Network Security
12 20 (20.62%) VoIP
13 18 (18.56%) DHCP
13 18 (18.56%) TACACS
14 17 (17.53%) Wireless
15 16 (16.49%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (29.90%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.31%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Back Office
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (68.04%) Network Engineer
2 21 (21.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (18.56%) NOC Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 11 (11.34%) Support Engineer
6 10 (10.31%) Operations Engineer
6 10 (10.31%) WAN Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.25%) Lead Network Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Network Operations Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Network Support
7 8 (8.25%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Support Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.99%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.37%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.31%) Wiki
4 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.03%) iPad
6 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.37%) Unix
2 8 (8.25%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Windows
3 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) Network Management
2 23 (23.71%) ITIL
3 20 (20.62%) Network Design
4 18 (18.56%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (16.49%) Mentoring
6 13 (13.40%) Change Management
7 11 (11.34%) Coaching
7 11 (11.34%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (10.31%) Configuration Management
8 10 (10.31%) Data Validation
8 10 (10.31%) Ticket Management
8 10 (10.31%) Validation
9 7 (7.22%) Network Planning
10 6 (6.19%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.19%) Information Security
10 6 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (6.19%) Security Patching
10 6 (6.19%) Software Deployment
11 5 (5.15%) Change Control
11 5 (5.15%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) Perl
1 8 (8.25%) PHP
1 8 (8.25%) Python
1 8 (8.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (68.04%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (50.52%) CCNP
3 30 (30.93%) CCNA
4 15 (15.46%) JNCIA
5 14 (14.43%) JNCIP
6 9 (9.28%) CCIE
7 7 (7.22%) Degree
8 6 (6.19%) A+ Certification
8 6 (6.19%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.06%) CCDP
11 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.62%) SLA
2 10 (10.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) Nagios
1 16 (16.49%) OpenNMS
2 10 (10.31%) Cacti
2 10 (10.31%) Puppet
2 10 (10.31%) RANCID
2 10 (10.31%) SCCM
3 8 (8.25%) SCOM
4 3 (3.09%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 88 (90.72%) Cisco
2 50 (51.55%) Juniper
3 27 (27.84%) Ericsson
4 24 (24.74%) Brocade
4 24 (24.74%) Foundry
5 18 (18.56%) VMware
6 17 (17.53%) Huawei
7 16 (16.49%) ZyXEL
8 14 (14.43%) Redback
9 13 (13.40%) Extreme Networks
10 9 (9.28%) HP
10 9 (9.28%) WatchGuard
11 8 (8.25%) CheckPoint
12 7 (7.22%) Avaya
13 6 (6.19%) Citrix
13 6 (6.19%) F5
13 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
14 4 (4.12%) Fortinet
15 3 (3.09%) NetApp
16 1 (1.03%) Siemens
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