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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 73 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 1 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.14% 0.77% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 4.07% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
108 123 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.13% 18.92% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 98 110 87
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +20.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,900 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 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%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) RIP
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (25.00%) JNCIE
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Junos
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) RIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
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%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
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 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint