The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - 48
Permanent jobs citing BGP 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
BGP
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 71 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.20% 10.96% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31 53 84
Average salary £30,500 £30,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

BGP
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

BGP Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) JNCIS
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) CCSP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) DSL
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) L2TP
2 3 (75.00%) X.21
2 3 (75.00%) CCDP
2 3 (75.00%) PPP
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) ATM

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) DSL
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) L2TP
2 3 (75.00%) X.21
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) ISDN
2 3 (75.00%) PPP
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) POP3
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCSP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCDP
2 3 (75.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) BT