The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 232 236 231
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 13 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 1.14% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 21
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,700 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +3.44%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1030 1051 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.42% 14.50% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 873 883 949
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 -13 10 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Cheshire -5 2 £40,000 -9.60%
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 54 (85.71%) Cisco
1 54 (85.71%) OSPF
2 39 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (61.90%) WAN
3 38 (60.32%) MPLS
4 35 (55.56%) Firewall
5 33 (52.38%) LAN
6 32 (50.79%) TCP/IP
7 30 (47.62%) Ethernet
8 28 (44.44%) EIGRP
8 28 (44.44%) Finance
9 27 (42.86%) CCNP
10 25 (39.68%) Internet
10 25 (39.68%) F5
11 24 (38.10%) Juniper
12 23 (36.51%) CiscoWorks
13 22 (34.92%) VPN
14 21 (33.33%) Fortinet
15 18 (28.57%) DNS
16 17 (26.98%) IGRP
16 17 (26.98%) Network Management
16 17 (26.98%) Network Design
17 16 (25.40%) SMTP
18 15 (23.81%) Wireless
19 14 (22.22%) IPsec
19 14 (22.22%) VLAN
19 14 (22.22%) Load Balancing
19 14 (22.22%) SSL
19 14 (22.22%) TACACS
20 13 (20.63%) HP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 13 (20.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 54 (85.71%) OSPF
2 39 (61.90%) WAN
3 38 (60.32%) MPLS
4 35 (55.56%) Firewall
5 33 (52.38%) LAN
6 32 (50.79%) TCP/IP
7 30 (47.62%) Ethernet
8 28 (44.44%) EIGRP
9 25 (39.68%) Internet
10 22 (34.92%) VPN
11 18 (28.57%) DNS
12 17 (26.98%) IGRP
13 16 (25.40%) SMTP
14 15 (23.81%) Wireless
15 14 (22.22%) IPsec
15 14 (22.22%) VLAN
15 14 (22.22%) SSL
15 14 (22.22%) TACACS
16 13 (20.63%) HTTP
16 13 (20.63%) LDAP
General
1 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Financial Institution
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Wireless Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Network Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) IP Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Customer Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior NOC Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (1.59%) Network Specialist
9 1 (1.59%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) SOAP
2 1 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) Xbox
2 1 (1.59%) SecurID
2 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Network Management
1 17 (26.98%) Network Design
2 14 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 13 (20.63%) Capacity Management
4 8 (12.70%) Network Architecture
5 6 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (9.52%) Change Management
6 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (3.17%) Project Management
8 2 (3.17%) Analytics
9 1 (1.59%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) Python
1 1 (1.59%) C++
1 1 (1.59%) Perl
1 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (42.86%) CCNP
3 13 (20.63%) CCNA
4 10 (15.87%) Degree
5 9 (14.29%) JNCIA
6 8 (12.70%) CCIP
7 7 (11.11%) CCIE
8 5 (7.94%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) vSphere
2 1 (1.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (36.51%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (20.63%) HP NNM
3 10 (15.87%) OpenView
Vendors
1 54 (85.71%) Cisco
2 25 (39.68%) F5
3 24 (38.10%) Juniper
4 21 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 13 (20.63%) HP
6 12 (19.05%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.35%) Redback
8 3 (4.76%) BT
8 3 (4.76%) VMware
9 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.17%) NetApp
9 2 (3.17%) Nokia
9 2 (3.17%) Kaspersky
9 2 (3.17%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.59%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.59%) Nortel
10 1 (1.59%) Citrix
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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