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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 39 12 29
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Permanent jobs citing BGP 1 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.48% 10.40% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 29.55% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +3.44%
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
61 44 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.05% 35.20% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 54 7 35
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £35,750 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,750 £47,500
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 3 March 2015. 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 -17 1 - - 1
BGP
West Midlands

BGP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Design Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Support
3 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds