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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 179 169 166
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing BGP 29 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.73% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.30% 4.45% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 28
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £35,600 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £78,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +4.65%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
878 922 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.27% 16.52% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 725 776 735
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 30 July 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 July 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 +10 21 £47,500 - 5
Coventry +8 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Worcestershire -3 1 £30,000 -
Shropshire -4 1 - - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 47 (97.92%) Cisco
2 42 (87.50%) OSPF
3 38 (79.17%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (70.83%) MPLS
4 34 (70.83%) Firewall
5 31 (64.58%) CCNP
6 19 (39.58%) CheckPoint
7 18 (37.50%) IPsec
7 18 (37.50%) VPN
8 16 (33.33%) WAN
9 15 (31.25%) LAN
9 15 (31.25%) CCIP
10 13 (27.08%) EIGRP
10 13 (27.08%) Network Security
10 13 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (27.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (25.00%) VPLS
11 12 (25.00%) Load Balancing
12 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
13 10 (20.83%) Netcool
13 10 (20.83%) Network Design
14 9 (18.75%) CCSA
14 9 (18.75%) Network Management
14 9 (18.75%) X.21
14 9 (18.75%) DSL
14 9 (18.75%) PPP
14 9 (18.75%) ATM
14 9 (18.75%) ISDN
14 9 (18.75%) Juniper
15 8 (16.67%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (87.50%) OSPF
2 34 (70.83%) MPLS
2 34 (70.83%) Firewall
3 18 (37.50%) IPsec
3 18 (37.50%) VPN
4 16 (33.33%) WAN
5 15 (31.25%) LAN
6 13 (27.08%) EIGRP
6 13 (27.08%) Network Security
6 13 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (27.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (25.00%) VPLS
8 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.75%) X.21
9 9 (18.75%) DSL
9 9 (18.75%) PPP
9 9 (18.75%) ATM
9 9 (18.75%) ISDN
10 7 (14.58%) Internet
11 4 (8.33%) FWSM
General
1 7 (14.58%) Legal
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Security Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Security Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Network Security Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) NOC Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Design Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Network Specialist
6 5 (10.42%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Network Design Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Clustering
1 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) Statistics
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) UNIX
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (20.83%) Network Design
3 9 (18.75%) Network Management
4 7 (14.58%) Network Architecture
5 6 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Time Management
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.08%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 1 (2.08%) Change Control
7 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Perl
1 4 (8.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 38 (79.17%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (64.58%) CCNP
3 15 (31.25%) CCIP
4 9 (18.75%) CCSA
5 8 (16.67%) CCIE
6 7 (14.58%) CCSE
7 6 (12.50%) CCNA
8 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (8.33%) JNCIA
8 4 (8.33%) JNCIE
9 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.17%) CCSP
10 2 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.08%) Degree
11 1 (2.08%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) vCloud
2 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Netcool
2 4 (8.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.08%) OPNET
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Cisco
2 19 (39.58%) CheckPoint
3 9 (18.75%) Juniper
4 4 (8.33%) Redback
5 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.08%) F5
7 1 (2.08%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.08%) Nokia
7 1 (2.08%) BMC
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30 Days Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + on call payments
Posted: 22 days ago