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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 169 171 163
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing BGP 53 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.74% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.48% 4.62% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 35
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £81,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
968 865 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.11% 16.09% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 788 717 645
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,383 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +12 42 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Staffordshire -10 4 £62,500 +78.57%
Coventry - 3 £55,000 -
Shropshire -5 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £29,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 65 (92.86%) Cisco
2 61 (87.14%) OSPF
3 59 (84.29%) Firewall
4 58 (82.86%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (71.43%) CCNP
6 40 (57.14%) CheckPoint
7 36 (51.43%) MPLS
8 34 (48.57%) Network Security
9 33 (47.14%) Load Balancing
10 30 (42.86%) VPN
11 27 (38.57%) Linux
12 25 (35.71%) UNIX
12 25 (35.71%) Solaris
13 24 (34.29%) Perl
13 24 (34.29%) Tcl
14 23 (32.86%) Internet
14 23 (32.86%) CCSA
15 22 (31.43%) IPsec
16 20 (28.57%) LAN
16 20 (28.57%) WAN
16 20 (28.57%) Juniper
17 19 (27.14%) VPLS
18 18 (25.71%) Clustering
19 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
19 17 (24.29%) Blue Coat
20 15 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
20 15 (21.43%) MS Visio
20 15 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
21 14 (20.00%) CCIP
22 13 (18.57%) Check Point Certification

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 15 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 61 (87.14%) OSPF
2 59 (84.29%) Firewall
3 36 (51.43%) MPLS
4 34 (48.57%) Network Security
5 30 (42.86%) VPN
6 23 (32.86%) Internet
7 22 (31.43%) IPsec
8 20 (28.57%) LAN
8 20 (28.57%) WAN
9 19 (27.14%) VPLS
10 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
11 15 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (18.57%) Junos
12 13 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (18.57%) EIGRP
13 9 (12.86%) Extranet
14 6 (8.57%) X.21
14 6 (8.57%) DSL
14 6 (8.57%) ATM
14 6 (8.57%) ISDN
General
1 10 (14.29%) Legal
2 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Network Engineer
1 27 (38.57%) Firewall Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) Security Engineer
3 11 (15.71%) Network Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Network Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Network Design Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Design Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) CSS
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Linux
2 25 (35.71%) UNIX
2 25 (35.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Load Balancing
2 15 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (15.71%) Network Management
4 9 (12.86%) Low Latency
4 9 (12.86%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
5 8 (11.43%) Network Design
5 8 (11.43%) Network Architecture
6 7 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (8.57%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (7.14%) Security Management
9 4 (5.71%) Line Management
10 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.86%) Project Management
11 1 (1.43%) Change Management
11 1 (1.43%) ITIL
11 1 (1.43%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) Perl
1 24 (34.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 58 (82.86%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (71.43%) CCNP
3 23 (32.86%) CCSA
4 14 (20.00%) CCIP
5 13 (18.57%) Check Point Certification
6 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
7 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 10 (14.29%) CCSE
8 7 (10.00%) CCNA
9 6 (8.57%) CCSP
10 4 (5.71%) CCIE
11 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.43%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.43%) JNCIE
12 1 (1.43%) Degree
12 1 (1.43%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Netcool
2 1 (1.43%) OPNET
Vendors
1 65 (92.86%) Cisco
2 40 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 20 (28.57%) Juniper
4 17 (24.29%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (1.43%) Nokia
6 1 (1.43%) Remedy
6 1 (1.43%) BMC
6 1 (1.43%) Redback
6 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.43%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.43%) F5
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago