The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 20 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.96% 3.37% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 13.04% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.29% 25.84% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 23
Average salary £43,750 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.67% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £18,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

BGP Salary Trend in Shropshire

BGP
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
Telford -4 2 - - 3
BGP
West Midlands

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) OPNET
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) CSS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) F5