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

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 209 232 252
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +20
Permanent jobs citing BGP 41 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.40% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 2.68% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 9
Median salary £38,000 £52,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.61% +38.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £43,000
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
970 1007 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.75% 14.97% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 812 803 899
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +27 29 £36,500 -27.00% 2
Cheshire +27 9 £50,000 -37.50% 3
Lancashire +7 1 £35,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 74 (84.09%) Cisco
2 73 (82.95%) OSPF
3 56 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (52.27%) Juniper
5 42 (47.73%) Firewall
6 38 (43.18%) WAN
7 37 (42.05%) CCNP
8 35 (39.77%) MPLS
9 28 (31.82%) Internet
9 28 (31.82%) LAN
10 26 (29.55%) CCNA
11 24 (27.27%) Telecoms
12 23 (26.14%) DNS
13 21 (23.86%) Ethernet
14 20 (22.73%) Ericsson
14 20 (22.73%) Brocade
14 20 (22.73%) Foundry
14 20 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
15 19 (21.59%) TCP/IP
16 18 (20.45%) VPN
17 17 (19.32%) SLA
17 17 (19.32%) VLAN
18 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
18 16 (18.18%) 802.1X
18 16 (18.18%) Network Design
19 15 (17.05%) ITIL
19 15 (17.05%) Cisco Nexus
19 15 (17.05%) Network Management
20 14 (15.91%) VPLS
20 14 (15.91%) 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 2 (2.27%) Apache
1 2 (2.27%) nginx
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (82.95%) OSPF
2 42 (47.73%) Firewall
3 38 (43.18%) WAN
4 35 (39.77%) MPLS
5 28 (31.82%) Internet
5 28 (31.82%) LAN
6 23 (26.14%) DNS
7 21 (23.86%) Ethernet
8 19 (21.59%) TCP/IP
9 18 (20.45%) VPN
10 17 (19.32%) VLAN
11 15 (17.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (15.91%) SNMP
12 14 (15.91%) TACACS
12 14 (15.91%) VoIP
12 14 (15.91%) VPLS
13 11 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (11.36%) EIGRP
14 10 (11.36%) Network Security
14 10 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Back Office
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (51.14%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.05%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.77%) NOC Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Network Support
5 9 (10.23%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) WAN Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Network Operations Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Firewall Support
8 6 (6.82%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.27%) LAMP
2 2 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (2.27%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) Node.js
2 2 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.68%) Wiki
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Linux
1 11 (12.50%) Windows
1 11 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 9 (10.23%) Unix
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (18.18%) Network Design
3 15 (17.05%) ITIL
3 15 (17.05%) Network Management
4 13 (14.77%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (12.50%) Change Control
6 10 (11.36%) Coaching
6 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.82%) Business Continuity
8 6 (6.82%) Network Planning
8 6 (6.82%) Project Management
8 6 (6.82%) Service Management
9 5 (5.68%) Change Management
9 5 (5.68%) Data Validation
9 5 (5.68%) Fault Analysis
9 5 (5.68%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.68%) Ticket Management
9 5 (5.68%) Validation
10 4 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) Perl
1 12 (13.64%) Python
2 10 (11.36%) PHP
3 8 (9.09%) SQL
4 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (42.05%) CCNP
3 26 (29.55%) CCNA
4 13 (14.77%) JNCIS
5 7 (7.95%) JNCIA
5 7 (7.95%) JNCIP
6 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.27%) CCIE
7 2 (2.27%) Degree
8 1 (1.14%) CCDP
8 1 (1.14%) CCSP
8 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.14%) MCSA
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.32%) SLA
2 8 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Firmware
3 2 (2.27%) KVM
3 2 (2.27%) oVirt
3 2 (2.27%) Postfix
3 2 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) Nagios
1 13 (14.77%) OpenNMS
2 8 (9.09%) Cacti
2 8 (9.09%) Puppet
2 8 (9.09%) RANCID
2 8 (9.09%) SCCM
2 8 (9.09%) SCOM
3 7 (7.95%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 74 (84.09%) Cisco
2 46 (52.27%) Juniper
3 20 (22.73%) Brocade
3 20 (22.73%) Ericsson
3 20 (22.73%) Foundry
4 13 (14.77%) Huawei
4 13 (14.77%) VMware
4 13 (14.77%) ZyXEL
5 10 (11.36%) Citrix
6 7 (7.95%) Extreme Networks
6 7 (7.95%) Redback
7 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.41%) HP
9 2 (2.27%) Apple
9 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.27%) Ipanema Technologies
9 2 (2.27%) NetApp
9 2 (2.27%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.27%) WatchGuard
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
360 Resourcing
Salary: up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 12 days ago