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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 134 183 173
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -10
Permanent jobs citing BGP 89 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 0.39% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.96% 2.40% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 85 21 30
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.20% -5.00%
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
894 874 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.22% 16.23% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 809 715 798
Average salary £40,000 £36,479 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.65% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 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 28 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
Birmingham +52 77 £52,000 +12.43% 2
Staffordshire - 5 £65,000 -
Coventry -13 2 - - 2
Dudley - 1 £29,000 -
Solihull - 1 £33,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £36,500 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 120 (91.60%) OSPF
2 118 (90.08%) Cisco
3 103 (78.63%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (63.36%) Firewall
5 71 (54.20%) CCNP
6 60 (45.80%) CheckPoint
7 56 (42.75%) MPLS
8 54 (41.22%) Cisco IOS
9 48 (36.64%) Juniper
10 46 (35.11%) VPN
11 44 (33.59%) CCIE
12 42 (32.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 41 (31.30%) F5
14 36 (27.48%) CCNA
15 34 (25.95%) WAN
15 34 (25.95%) Riverbed
16 33 (25.19%) LAN
16 33 (25.19%) EIGRP
17 32 (24.43%) TCP/IP
18 30 (22.90%) Spanning Tree
19 27 (20.61%) Service Delivery
20 26 (19.85%) Data Centre
21 25 (19.08%) Load Balancing
22 23 (17.56%) Finance
22 23 (17.56%) VoIP
23 21 (16.03%) Network Security
24 19 (14.50%) Wi-Fi
24 19 (14.50%) DNS
25 17 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
26 16 (12.21%) ITIL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.29%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 120 (91.60%) OSPF
2 83 (63.36%) Firewall
3 56 (42.75%) MPLS
4 54 (41.22%) Cisco IOS
5 46 (35.11%) VPN
6 42 (32.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 34 (25.95%) WAN
8 33 (25.19%) LAN
8 33 (25.19%) EIGRP
9 32 (24.43%) TCP/IP
10 30 (22.90%) Spanning Tree
11 23 (17.56%) VoIP
12 21 (16.03%) Network Security
13 19 (14.50%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (14.50%) DNS
14 17 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (11.45%) Wireless
15 15 (11.45%) VLAN
15 15 (11.45%) FWSM
16 13 (9.92%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (17.56%) Finance
2 10 (7.63%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.87%) Marketing
4 4 (3.05%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) French Language
6 1 (0.76%) German Language
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (48.09%) Network Engineer
2 31 (23.66%) Consultant
3 25 (19.08%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (15.27%) Network Consultant
5 17 (12.98%) Senior Consultant
6 12 (9.16%) Cisco Consultant
6 12 (9.16%) Senior Network Consultant
7 11 (8.40%) Architect
7 11 (8.40%) Analyst
7 11 (8.40%) Network Analyst
7 11 (8.40%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) Network Architect
8 10 (7.63%) Project Manager
8 10 (7.63%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 9 (6.87%) Senior Cisco Consultant
10 8 (6.11%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (5.34%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.69%) CSS
2 3 (2.29%) OLE
3 1 (0.76%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.29%) Clustering
4 1 (0.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.21%) UNIX
1 16 (12.21%) Linux
2 12 (9.16%) Solaris
3 5 (3.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.61%) Service Delivery
2 25 (19.08%) Load Balancing
3 16 (12.21%) ITIL
4 13 (9.92%) Network Architecture
5 11 (8.40%) Project Management
6 10 (7.63%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.34%) High Availability
7 7 (5.34%) Change Control
7 7 (5.34%) Workflow
7 7 (5.34%) Change Management
8 5 (3.82%) Network Design
9 4 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.05%) Network Management
10 3 (2.29%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.29%) Data Analysis
10 3 (2.29%) CRM
10 3 (2.29%) PRINCE
10 3 (2.29%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.29%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.82%) Perl
1 5 (3.82%) Tcl
2 3 (2.29%) C
3 1 (0.76%) Python
3 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 103 (78.63%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (54.20%) CCNP
3 44 (33.59%) CCIE
4 36 (27.48%) CCNA
5 12 (9.16%) CCDP
6 10 (7.63%) CCIP
6 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
7 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.82%) Degree
8 5 (3.82%) CCSA
9 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (3.05%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.53%) PMP
10 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.53%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.76%) CCSE
11 1 (0.76%) CEH
11 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.29%) Cacti
2 3 (2.29%) Nagios
3 2 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.53%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.76%) Nessus
4 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.76%) Ionix
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 118 (90.08%) Cisco
2 60 (45.80%) CheckPoint
3 48 (36.64%) Juniper
4 41 (31.30%) F5
5 34 (25.95%) Riverbed
6 9 (6.87%) McAfee
7 7 (5.34%) VMware
8 4 (3.05%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.29%) Verint
9 3 (2.29%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.29%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.29%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.29%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.29%) Sun
9 3 (2.29%) Nokia
9 3 (2.29%) Siemens
9 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.29%) Remedy
9 3 (2.29%) BT
10 1 (0.76%) Sourcefire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago