The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 64 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.49% 0.49% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 3.45% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Average salary £48,000 £51,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.79% +80.70%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 87 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.33% 14.17% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 94 72 91
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

BGP Salary Trend in Staffordshire

BGP
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £48,000 -
BGP
West Midlands

BGP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CCSP
2 4 (57.14%) CCIP
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) Security Management
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) Law
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Security Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Network Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Management
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCSP
2 4 (57.14%) CCIP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco