The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 150 173 167
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 67 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.74% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.74% 4.41% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 64 34 38
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £29,000 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £55,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
BGP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
866 907 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.46% 16.81% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 777 737 780
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BGP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

BGP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

BGP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

BGP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Birmingham +27 60 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £65,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £43,250 - 1
Solihull - 1 £33,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 114 (92.68%) Cisco
2 110 (89.43%) OSPF
3 105 (85.37%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (64.23%) Firewall
5 78 (63.41%) CCNP
6 64 (52.03%) CheckPoint
7 61 (49.59%) Cisco IOS
8 50 (40.65%) MPLS
8 50 (40.65%) Juniper
9 46 (37.40%) CCIE
10 41 (33.33%) VPN
10 41 (33.33%) F5
11 40 (32.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 34 (27.64%) Riverbed
12 34 (27.64%) EIGRP
13 32 (26.02%) CCNA
13 32 (26.02%) LAN
14 31 (25.20%) WAN
14 31 (25.20%) TCP/IP
14 31 (25.20%) Spanning Tree
15 29 (23.58%) Service Delivery
16 25 (20.33%) Finance
17 24 (19.51%) Load Balancing
18 22 (17.89%) VoIP
19 21 (17.07%) Network Security
19 21 (17.07%) Data Centre
20 18 (14.63%) Multicast
20 18 (14.63%) DNS
21 16 (13.01%) Wi-Fi
22 15 (12.20%) ITIL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 110 (89.43%) OSPF
2 79 (64.23%) Firewall
3 61 (49.59%) Cisco IOS
4 50 (40.65%) MPLS
5 41 (33.33%) VPN
6 40 (32.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 34 (27.64%) EIGRP
8 32 (26.02%) LAN
9 31 (25.20%) WAN
9 31 (25.20%) TCP/IP
9 31 (25.20%) Spanning Tree
10 22 (17.89%) VoIP
11 21 (17.07%) Network Security
12 18 (14.63%) DNS
12 18 (14.63%) Multicast
13 16 (13.01%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (12.20%) VLAN
15 13 (10.57%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (10.57%) Wireless
15 13 (10.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (20.33%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.32%) Marketing
3 4 (3.25%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.81%) French Language
5 1 (0.81%) German Language
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (51.22%) Network Engineer
2 27 (21.95%) Consultant
3 21 (17.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (13.82%) Senior Consultant
5 16 (13.01%) Network Consultant
6 12 (9.76%) Senior Network Consultant
6 12 (9.76%) Cisco Consultant
7 11 (8.94%) Analyst
7 11 (8.94%) Network Analyst
8 10 (8.13%) Project Manager
8 10 (8.13%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 9 (7.32%) Senior Cisco Consultant
9 9 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) Network Architect
10 8 (6.50%) Architect
10 8 (6.50%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (5.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) CSS
2 3 (2.44%) OLE
3 1 (0.81%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (0.81%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.76%) Solaris
1 12 (9.76%) Linux
1 12 (9.76%) UNIX
2 5 (4.07%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.58%) Service Delivery
2 24 (19.51%) Load Balancing
3 15 (12.20%) ITIL
4 12 (9.76%) GAP Analysis
5 11 (8.94%) Project Management
6 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.32%) Change Management
8 8 (6.50%) Network Management
9 7 (5.69%) High Availability
9 7 (5.69%) Network Architecture
9 7 (5.69%) Change Control
9 7 (5.69%) Workflow
9 7 (5.69%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.25%) Fault Management
12 3 (2.44%) Incident Management
12 3 (2.44%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (2.44%) Network Design
12 3 (2.44%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.07%) C
1 5 (4.07%) Perl
1 5 (4.07%) Tcl
2 1 (0.81%) VBScript
2 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 105 (85.37%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (63.41%) CCNP
3 46 (37.40%) CCIE
4 32 (26.02%) CCNA
5 12 (9.76%) CCDP
6 10 (8.13%) CCIP
6 10 (8.13%) Security Cleared
7 9 (7.32%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.50%) CCSA
9 6 (4.88%) JNCIP
10 5 (4.07%) Degree
11 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.63%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.63%) PMP
12 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.81%) CCSE
13 1 (0.81%) CEH
13 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.44%) Nagios
2 3 (2.44%) Cacti
3 2 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.63%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.81%) Nessus
4 1 (0.81%) Ionix
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 114 (92.68%) Cisco
2 64 (52.03%) CheckPoint
3 50 (40.65%) Juniper
4 41 (33.33%) F5
5 34 (27.64%) Riverbed
6 12 (9.76%) McAfee
7 7 (5.69%) VMware
7 7 (5.69%) Nokia
7 7 (5.69%) Verint
8 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.44%) Sun
9 3 (2.44%) Siemens
9 3 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.44%) Remedy
9 3 (2.44%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.44%) BT
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle
10 1 (0.81%) Rapid7
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Market Drayton, Shropshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday