The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 74 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 4 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.55% 0.87% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.10% 4.59% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 109 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.84% 19.06% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 112 94 89
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

BGP
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Sheffield region.

BGP Salary Trend in Sheffield

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) OSPF
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Network Design
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Wireless
4 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) RIP
5 4 (44.44%) WLAN
5 4 (44.44%) CCIE
5 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (33.33%) Network Management
6 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (33.33%) JNCIE
6 3 (33.33%) VPLS
6 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (33.33%) Redback
6 3 (33.33%) CCIP
6 3 (33.33%) CCDP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) OSPF
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) RIP
4 4 (44.44%) WLAN
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 3 (33.33%) VPLS
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) SNMP
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) IP Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCIE
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCIP
3 3 (33.33%) CCDP
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIE
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Redback
3 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds