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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 168 187 164
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Permanent jobs citing BGP 45 19 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.37% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 2.40% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 39 18 25
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £38,800 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £51,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%
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
742 791 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.07% 15.41% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 636 690 738
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +14 36 £49,250 +6.48% 10
Dudley - 7 £29,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £52,500 -
Warwickshire -10 2 £50,000 +38.88%
Coventry - 2 £36,750 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 73 (89.02%) OSPF
2 71 (86.59%) Cisco
3 55 (67.07%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (65.85%) Firewall
5 46 (56.10%) MPLS
6 37 (45.12%) CCNP
6 37 (45.12%) VPN
7 32 (39.02%) WAN
8 27 (32.93%) LAN
9 26 (31.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (24.39%) EIGRP
11 19 (23.17%) CheckPoint
11 19 (23.17%) VoIP
11 19 (23.17%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (20.73%) Network Security
12 17 (20.73%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (20.73%) HSRP
12 17 (20.73%) Network Architecture
12 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
12 17 (20.73%) CCNA
12 17 (20.73%) Juniper
13 16 (19.51%) Load Balancing
13 16 (19.51%) Spanning Tree
14 15 (18.29%) VLAN
14 15 (18.29%) Service Delivery
14 15 (18.29%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (17.07%) Linux
16 13 (15.85%) ITIL
16 13 (15.85%) UNIX
16 13 (15.85%) Wireless

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (89.02%) OSPF
2 54 (65.85%) Firewall
3 46 (56.10%) MPLS
4 37 (45.12%) VPN
5 32 (39.02%) WAN
6 27 (32.93%) LAN
7 26 (31.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (24.39%) EIGRP
9 19 (23.17%) VoIP
9 19 (23.17%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (20.73%) Network Security
10 17 (20.73%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (20.73%) HSRP
10 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
11 16 (19.51%) Spanning Tree
12 15 (18.29%) VLAN
12 15 (18.29%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (15.85%) Wireless
14 12 (14.63%) DNS
14 12 (14.63%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Law
3 1 (1.22%) Back Office
3 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.07%) Consultant
3 10 (12.20%) Architect
3 10 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Network Architect
4 9 (10.98%) Network Consultant
5 8 (9.76%) Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Network Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) IT Support
9 3 (3.66%) Head of IT
10 2 (2.44%) Network Specialist
10 2 (2.44%) Network Manager
10 2 (2.44%) Network Support Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.22%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Clustering
1 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Linux
2 13 (15.85%) UNIX
3 9 (10.98%) Solaris
4 4 (4.88%) Windows
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.22%) CentOS
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) Network Architecture
2 16 (19.51%) Load Balancing
3 15 (18.29%) Service Delivery
4 13 (15.85%) ITIL
5 8 (9.76%) Network Design
6 7 (8.54%) High Availability
7 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.10%) Information Security
9 4 (4.88%) Project Management
9 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.88%) Line Management
9 4 (4.88%) Information Security Governance
10 2 (2.44%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.44%) Network Management
10 2 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
11 1 (1.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.22%) Change Control
11 1 (1.22%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) Perl
2 5 (6.10%) Tcl
3 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.22%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) C
3 1 (1.22%) PHP
3 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (67.07%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (45.12%) CCNP
3 17 (20.73%) CCNA
4 11 (13.41%) CCIE
5 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
6 9 (10.98%) Degree
7 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
8 7 (8.54%) CCDP
9 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.88%) MCSE
10 3 (3.66%) JNCIP
10 3 (3.66%) CCIP
11 2 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.44%) CCSA
12 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.22%) CEH
12 1 (1.22%) CCSE
12 1 (1.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) vSphere
1 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.44%) Nagios
2 2 (2.44%) Cacti
3 1 (1.22%) Ionix
3 1 (1.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 71 (86.59%) Cisco
2 19 (23.17%) CheckPoint
3 17 (20.73%) Juniper
4 9 (10.98%) F5
5 8 (9.76%) VMware
6 7 (8.54%) Riverbed
7 6 (7.32%) Fortinet
8 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.88%) Sun
10 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.22%) Rapid7
11 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.22%) Qualys
11 1 (1.22%) BT
11 1 (1.22%) Tripwire
11 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle
11 1 (1.22%) Remedy
11 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + Training +Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance+Training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + (+20% bonuses)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + (up to 20%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £80k Package + Excellent company benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 34k to 36.50k per year GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago