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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 165 178 180
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 38 55 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.94% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 6.37% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 35
Median salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £67,500 £62,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.04%

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
741 863 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.71% 14.77% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 616 710 700
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 10 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire +23 8 £50,000 -23.07%
Shropshire - 8 £35,000 - 1
Coventry +14 7 £34,000 -49.62%
Worcestershire -25 3 £100,000 +135.29%
Solihull -12 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Staffordshire - 1 £70,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BGP.

1 63 (94.03%) Cisco
2 60 (89.55%) OSPF
2 60 (89.55%) Firewall
3 42 (62.69%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (50.75%) CCNP
4 34 (50.75%) WAN
5 33 (49.25%) Network Security
6 29 (43.28%) VPN
7 28 (41.79%) CCNA
8 27 (40.30%) Windows
8 27 (40.30%) LAN
8 27 (40.30%) Wireless
9 26 (38.81%) MPLS
10 25 (37.31%) Linux
11 20 (29.85%) TCP/IP
11 20 (29.85%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (29.85%) Windows Server
12 18 (26.87%) VLAN
13 17 (25.37%) ITIL
13 17 (25.37%) EIGRP
14 16 (23.88%) VMware
15 15 (22.39%) DNS
15 15 (22.39%) SolarWinds
16 14 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (20.90%) DHCP
16 14 (20.90%) CheckPoint
16 14 (20.90%) Juniper
17 13 (19.40%) Unix
17 13 (19.40%) Palo Alto
18 12 (17.91%) Data Centre

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.48%) IaaS
3 3 (4.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (89.55%) Firewall
1 60 (89.55%) OSPF
2 34 (50.75%) WAN
3 33 (49.25%) Network Security
4 29 (43.28%) VPN
5 27 (40.30%) LAN
5 27 (40.30%) Wireless
6 26 (38.81%) MPLS
7 20 (29.85%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (29.85%) TCP/IP
8 18 (26.87%) VLAN
9 17 (25.37%) EIGRP
10 15 (22.39%) DNS
11 14 (20.90%) DHCP
12 12 (17.91%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (16.42%) WLAN
14 10 (14.93%) HTTP
14 10 (14.93%) VPLS
15 9 (13.43%) IPv4
15 9 (13.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) GIS
General
1 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.96%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Network Engineer
2 13 (19.40%) Security Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Security Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Network Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Technical Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) AS400
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Windows
2 25 (37.31%) Linux
3 20 (29.85%) Windows Server
4 13 (19.40%) Unix
5 7 (10.45%) VyOS
6 3 (4.48%) Solaris
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Change Control
3 11 (16.42%) Presales
4 10 (14.93%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (11.94%) Contract Management
6 8 (11.94%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (7.46%) High Availability
7 5 (7.46%) PRINCE
7 5 (7.46%) SIEM
8 4 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (5.97%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (5.97%) Information Assurance
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.97%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (5.97%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (5.97%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (62.69%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (50.75%) CCNP
3 28 (41.79%) CCNA
4 9 (13.43%) CCSP
5 6 (8.96%) CCDP
6 5 (7.46%) CCIE
6 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (5.97%) CCDA
7 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.48%) MCSE
8 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
8 3 (4.48%) PMP
9 2 (2.99%) CCIP
10 1 (1.49%) CCSE
10 1 (1.49%) CISSP
10 1 (1.49%) IISP
10 1 (1.49%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) pfSense
3 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.99%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.49%) Firmware
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (10.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.49%) QRadar
Vendors
1 63 (94.03%) Cisco
2 16 (23.88%) VMware
3 15 (22.39%) SolarWinds
4 14 (20.90%) CheckPoint
4 14 (20.90%) Juniper
5 13 (19.40%) Palo Alto
6 12 (17.91%) Aruba
7 9 (13.43%) SonicWALL
8 7 (10.45%) Brocade
8 7 (10.45%) ProCurve
8 7 (10.45%) Ubiquiti
9 6 (8.96%) F5
9 6 (8.96%) HP
9 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.46%) Fortinet
11 4 (5.97%) Aerohive Networks
11 4 (5.97%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (5.97%) Huawei
11 4 (5.97%) Meraki
11 4 (5.97%) Sourcefire
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