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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 171 183 152
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Permanent jobs citing BGP 51 28 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.54% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.50% 3.33% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 45 16 49
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%
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
927 841 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.58% 16.07% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 799 680 718
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
Birmingham +11 30 £52,500 -27.58%
Staffordshire +3 6 £61,250 +2.08% 1
Solihull - 6 £45,000 -
Worcestershire +8 4 £29,000 -31.76%
Warwickshire +1 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Shropshire -10 2 - - 2
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 82 (92.13%) OSPF
2 81 (91.01%) Firewall
3 79 (88.76%) Cisco
4 69 (77.53%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (68.54%) CCNP
6 48 (53.93%) CheckPoint
7 44 (49.44%) VPN
7 44 (49.44%) Network Security
8 38 (42.70%) Load Balancing
9 37 (41.57%) MPLS
10 33 (37.08%) Linux
11 31 (34.83%) UNIX
12 30 (33.71%) Solaris
12 30 (33.71%) WAN
13 29 (32.58%) Perl
13 29 (32.58%) Tcl
14 28 (31.46%) IPsec
15 27 (30.34%) LAN
16 25 (28.09%) TCP/IP
17 24 (26.97%) EIGRP
17 24 (26.97%) CCSA
18 21 (23.60%) Internet
18 21 (23.60%) Juniper
19 19 (21.35%) Clustering
19 19 (21.35%) VPLS
20 18 (20.22%) Blue Coat
20 18 (20.22%) CCNA
21 17 (19.10%) MS Visio
21 17 (19.10%) Cisco Nexus
22 15 (16.85%) Risk Assessment

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 17 (19.10%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 82 (92.13%) OSPF
2 81 (91.01%) Firewall
3 44 (49.44%) VPN
3 44 (49.44%) Network Security
4 37 (41.57%) MPLS
5 30 (33.71%) WAN
6 28 (31.46%) IPsec
7 27 (30.34%) LAN
8 25 (28.09%) TCP/IP
9 24 (26.97%) EIGRP
10 21 (23.60%) Internet
11 19 (21.35%) VPLS
12 17 (19.10%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (14.61%) Junos
13 13 (14.61%) PPP
14 12 (13.48%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (12.36%) ATM
15 11 (12.36%) ISDN
15 11 (12.36%) DSL
15 11 (12.36%) X.21
General
1 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (42.70%) Network Engineer
2 33 (37.08%) Firewall Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Network Security Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Network Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Security Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Security Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) NOC Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Network Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) Network Specialist
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Clustering
2 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Statistics
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.08%) Linux
2 31 (34.83%) UNIX
3 30 (33.71%) Solaris
4 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.70%) Load Balancing
2 15 (16.85%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (15.73%) Network Management
4 12 (13.48%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (10.11%) Low Latency
5 9 (10.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 9 (10.11%) Network Design
5 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.87%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.62%) Line Management
8 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.49%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (4.49%) Network Architecture
8 4 (4.49%) Security Management
9 2 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.25%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.12%) Change Control
10 1 (1.12%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) Perl
1 29 (32.58%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 69 (77.53%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (68.54%) CCNP
3 24 (26.97%) CCSA
4 18 (20.22%) CCNA
5 15 (16.85%) SC Cleared
5 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
6 13 (14.61%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (12.36%) CCSE
8 7 (7.87%) CCIP
9 4 (4.49%) CCSP
10 2 (2.25%) CCDP
10 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.12%) Degree
11 1 (1.12%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) vCloud
2 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Netcool
2 2 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 79 (88.76%) Cisco
2 48 (53.93%) CheckPoint
3 21 (23.60%) Juniper
4 18 (20.22%) Blue Coat
5 3 (3.37%) Fortinet
5 3 (3.37%) VMware
6 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.25%) NetApp
6 2 (2.25%) Nokia
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.12%) Splunk
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
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