The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 34 39
Permanent jobs citing BGP 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 0.71% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.95% 14.18% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 19 15
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £22,500 £18,650
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
Staffordshire

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

BGP
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

BGP Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Xen
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) IPv4
4 1 (25.00%) IPv6
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Internet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCIE
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) VMware