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 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 68 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 5 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.76% - 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% - 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £65,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -4.44%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
120 97 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.29% 13.32% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 104 89 102
Average salary £34,500 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.18% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram 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 31 July 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £65,000 -
Lichfield - 2 £35,000 -
BGP
West Midlands

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) OSPF
4 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) CCNP
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) VoIP
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) UNIX
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) MPLS
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (33.33%) Siemens
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) WLAN
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (33.33%) Change Management
6 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) Data Centre

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) OSPF
3 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) WLAN
6 2 (22.22%) SMTP
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) ATM
6 2 (22.22%) SNMP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) French Language
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Siemens
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 2 (22.22%) F5