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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 75 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.28% 0.15% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 0.83% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £35,750 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -4.44%
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
105 121 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.50% 17.95% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 96 105 88
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,000 £63,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (25.00%) JNCIE
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) BCP
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix