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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 74 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.41% 0.80% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.09% 4.07% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
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
97 123 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.27% 19.62% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 86 103 68
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £24,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £100,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (20.00%) CCSE
5 1 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (20.00%) JNCIP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) Junos
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (20.00%) Imperva
5 1 (20.00%) HP