The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 174 184 182
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 23 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 2.15% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 5
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £41,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
751 839 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.19% 16.75% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 647 707 558
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 10 £43,750 -12.50%
Warwickshire +12 5 £36,000 -34.54% 1
Shropshire +8 4 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £43,500 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 50 (83.33%) OSPF
3 45 (75.00%) Firewall
4 37 (61.67%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (58.33%) MPLS
6 28 (46.67%) CheckPoint
7 20 (33.33%) CCNP
8 19 (31.67%) CCNA
8 19 (31.67%) Juniper
9 16 (26.67%) CCIE
9 16 (26.67%) WAN
10 15 (25.00%) LAN
10 15 (25.00%) Load Balancing
10 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 15 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (21.67%) VPN
12 12 (20.00%) Network Design
12 12 (20.00%) VLAN
12 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 12 (20.00%) F5
13 11 (18.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (18.33%) Netcool
14 10 (16.67%) DSL
14 10 (16.67%) X.21
14 10 (16.67%) IPsec
14 10 (16.67%) SLA
14 10 (16.67%) VoIP
14 10 (16.67%) ATM
14 10 (16.67%) ISDN
14 10 (16.67%) PPP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 50 (83.33%) OSPF
2 45 (75.00%) Firewall
3 35 (58.33%) MPLS
4 16 (26.67%) WAN
5 15 (25.00%) LAN
5 15 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (21.67%) VPN
7 12 (20.00%) VLAN
8 10 (16.67%) DSL
8 10 (16.67%) X.21
8 10 (16.67%) IPsec
8 10 (16.67%) VoIP
8 10 (16.67%) ATM
8 10 (16.67%) ISDN
8 10 (16.67%) PPP
9 9 (15.00%) HSRP
10 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (11.67%) Wireless
11 7 (11.67%) BIG-IP
12 6 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) NOC Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Network Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Network Support
6 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Network Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Network Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Statistics
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Open Source
3 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) UNIX
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 12 (20.00%) Network Design
3 11 (18.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (11.67%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 6 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Time Management
7 2 (3.33%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.33%) Network Management
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL
7 2 (3.33%) Change Management
8 1 (1.67%) Service Management
8 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.67%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.67%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.67%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 37 (61.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (33.33%) CCNP
3 19 (31.67%) CCNA
4 16 (26.67%) CCIE
5 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (11.67%) CCIP
8 4 (6.67%) JNCIA
8 4 (6.67%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.67%) CCDA
9 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) SLA
2 5 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) vCloud
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Netcool
2 5 (8.33%) FortiGate
3 4 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 19 (31.67%) Juniper
4 12 (20.00%) F5
5 5 (8.33%) VMware
5 5 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 4 (6.67%) Redback
6 4 (6.67%) Nokia
7 2 (3.33%) Motorola
8 1 (1.67%) OPNET
8 1 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.67%) BMC
8 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat