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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 184 201 231
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +30
Permanent jobs citing BGP 60 48 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.94% 0.68% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.38% 4.44% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 48 22
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
1115 1080 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.42% 15.38% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 1051
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +21 40 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Cheshire +7 18 £57,500 +15.00%
Merseyside +7 1 £45,000 -11.76%
Lancashire - 1 £32,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 92 (92.93%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (86.87%) Cisco
3 71 (71.72%) MPLS
4 70 (70.71%) CCNP
5 59 (59.60%) Firewall
6 58 (58.59%) OSPF
7 48 (48.48%) CCNA
8 32 (32.32%) WAN
9 29 (29.29%) Juniper
10 28 (28.28%) SLA
11 21 (21.21%) Management Information System
11 21 (21.21%) Mentoring
12 20 (20.20%) HSRP
12 20 (20.20%) Service Delivery
13 19 (19.19%) Fortinet
14 18 (18.18%) LAN
15 16 (16.16%) RIP
15 16 (16.16%) TCP/IP
16 15 (15.15%) VPN
16 15 (15.15%) DNS
16 15 (15.15%) Network Architecture
17 14 (14.14%) Riverbed
17 14 (14.14%) F5
17 14 (14.14%) Network Design
17 14 (14.14%) Finance
17 14 (14.14%) CCDA
17 14 (14.14%) Linux
18 13 (13.13%) DHCP
19 12 (12.12%) EIGRP
19 12 (12.12%) Network Security

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 9 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (71.72%) MPLS
2 59 (59.60%) Firewall
3 58 (58.59%) OSPF
4 32 (32.32%) WAN
5 20 (20.20%) HSRP
6 18 (18.18%) LAN
7 16 (16.16%) RIP
7 16 (16.16%) TCP/IP
8 15 (15.15%) VPN
8 15 (15.15%) DNS
9 13 (13.13%) DHCP
10 12 (12.12%) EIGRP
10 12 (12.12%) Network Security
11 10 (10.10%) SAN
12 9 (9.09%) Wireless
13 8 (8.08%) WLAN
14 7 (7.07%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (7.07%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (6.06%) VoIP
15 6 (6.06%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) MySQL
1 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Retail
3 5 (5.05%) Games
3 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (65.66%) Network Engineer
2 26 (26.26%) Consultant
3 21 (21.21%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (17.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (12.12%) Network Consultant
7 10 (10.10%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (9.09%) Design Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) Cisco Consultant
9 7 (7.07%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 6 (6.06%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 6 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (5.05%) Architect
11 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (4.04%) AWS Consultant
13 3 (3.03%) Network Operations Manager
13 3 (3.03%) Designer
13 3 (3.03%) Network Manager
13 3 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Linux
2 8 (8.08%) Windows
3 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.06%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Mentoring
2 20 (20.20%) Service Delivery
3 15 (15.15%) Network Architecture
4 14 (14.14%) Network Design
5 11 (11.11%) Change Management
6 9 (9.09%) Project Management
7 5 (5.05%) ITIL
7 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.04%) Business Development
8 4 (4.04%) Network Management
8 4 (4.04%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.03%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.03%) Change Control
9 3 (3.03%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.03%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.03%) Migration
9 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.03%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.02%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.05%) VB
1 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (92.93%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (70.71%) CCNP
3 48 (48.48%) CCNA
4 14 (14.14%) CCDA
5 11 (11.11%) CCIE
6 9 (9.09%) JNCIA
7 6 (6.06%) LPIC
8 5 (5.05%) JNCIS
9 3 (3.03%) CCSE
9 3 (3.03%) CCSP
9 3 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.28%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 86 (86.87%) Cisco
2 29 (29.29%) Juniper
3 19 (19.19%) Fortinet
4 14 (14.14%) Riverbed
4 14 (14.14%) F5
5 9 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.08%) VMware
7 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.03%) HP
8 3 (3.03%) EMC
9 2 (2.02%) Dell
9 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.02%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.02%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.01%) Meraki
Manchester, Lancashire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: 6 days ago