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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 167 175 191
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing BGP 76 42 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 0.79% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.94% 5.34% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 16
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £28,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £54,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
957 786 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.36% 14.77% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 737 661 662
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
Solihull - 19 £40,000 - 4
Birmingham -23 17 £50,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 14 £50,000 - 3
Warwickshire -5 13 £65,000 +30.00%
Coventry +1 4 £55,000 +49.65% 1
Staffordshire +8 3 £65,000 +23.80%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 85 (75.89%) Juniper
2 84 (75.00%) VPN
3 75 (66.96%) MPLS
3 75 (66.96%) OSPF
4 72 (64.29%) Firewall
5 65 (58.04%) Cisco
6 60 (53.57%) WAN
7 59 (52.68%) LAN
7 59 (52.68%) TCP/IP
8 56 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (41.96%) CCNP
10 42 (37.50%) EIGRP
11 37 (33.04%) CCNA
12 33 (29.46%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (28.57%) RSVP
14 31 (27.68%) Network Security
15 29 (25.89%) Data Centre
16 28 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
17 27 (24.11%) Network Design
17 27 (24.11%) VoIP
18 25 (22.32%) Ethernet
19 24 (21.43%) Security Cleared
20 23 (20.54%) SC Cleared
21 22 (19.64%) IPsec
21 22 (19.64%) Telecoms
21 22 (19.64%) Multicast
22 21 (18.75%) Windows
22 21 (18.75%) Linux
22 21 (18.75%) RIP
23 20 (17.86%) ATM

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.14%) IaaS
3 5 (4.46%) SaaS
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (75.00%) VPN
2 75 (66.96%) MPLS
2 75 (66.96%) OSPF
3 72 (64.29%) Firewall
4 60 (53.57%) WAN
5 59 (52.68%) LAN
5 59 (52.68%) TCP/IP
6 42 (37.50%) EIGRP
7 33 (29.46%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (28.57%) RSVP
9 31 (27.68%) Network Security
10 28 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
11 27 (24.11%) VoIP
12 25 (22.32%) Ethernet
13 22 (19.64%) IPsec
13 22 (19.64%) Multicast
14 21 (18.75%) RIP
15 20 (17.86%) ATM
15 20 (17.86%) Cisco Wireless
15 20 (17.86%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.82%) Finance
3 2 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (40.18%) Network Engineer
2 23 (20.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (17.86%) Design Engineer
4 19 (16.96%) Implementation Engineer
5 18 (16.07%) Cisco Consultant
5 18 (16.07%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 18 (16.07%) Consultant
5 18 (16.07%) Network Consultant
6 17 (15.18%) Ericsson Engineer
7 13 (11.61%) Juniper Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Security Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Senior Security Engineer
9 11 (9.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 10 (8.93%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (8.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (5.36%) Architect
12 6 (5.36%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.89%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.46%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.68%) AS400
5 3 (2.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.75%) Linux
1 21 (18.75%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) Network Design
2 19 (16.96%) Presales
3 17 (15.18%) Network Architecture
4 15 (13.39%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (11.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (10.71%) Change Control
7 11 (9.82%) Network Management
8 10 (8.93%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.36%) High Availability
10 4 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.57%) Security Operations
11 3 (2.68%) Data Protection
11 3 (2.68%) GAP Analysis
12 2 (1.79%) Fault Management
12 2 (1.79%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.79%) ITIL
12 2 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (1.79%) Trend Analysis
13 1 (0.89%) Mentoring
13 1 (0.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 56 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (41.96%) CCNP
3 37 (33.04%) CCNA
4 24 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 23 (20.54%) SC Cleared
6 11 (9.82%) CCIE
6 11 (9.82%) JNCIS
7 8 (7.14%) JNCIA
8 5 (4.46%) CCDP
8 5 (4.46%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.57%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.68%) Degree
11 1 (0.89%) CCDE
11 1 (0.89%) CCIP
11 1 (0.89%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.89%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.36%) Hyper-V
1 6 (5.36%) vSphere
1 6 (5.36%) XenApp
1 6 (5.36%) XenDesktop
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.68%) Nagios
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 85 (75.89%) Juniper
2 65 (58.04%) Cisco
3 17 (15.18%) Ericsson
3 17 (15.18%) Redback
4 15 (13.39%) CheckPoint
5 9 (8.04%) F5
6 8 (7.14%) VMware
7 7 (6.25%) HP
8 6 (5.36%) Citrix
8 6 (5.36%) EMC
8 6 (5.36%) Radware
8 6 (5.36%) Splunk
9 3 (2.68%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.68%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.68%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.79%) Nortel
11 1 (0.89%) Brocade
11 1 (0.89%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.89%) Fortinet
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: 15% Shift Allowance, Pension, 25 Days Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 20 days ago