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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 168 155 187
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Permanent jobs citing BGP 43 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.63% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.58% 4.09% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 14
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,400 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +3.44%
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
771 685 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.14% 15.41% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 662 563 704
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +6 23 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Warwickshire -8 7 £42,500 +41.66%
Staffordshire -1 4 £52,500 +1.94%
Coventry - 4 £36,750 -
Dudley - 2 - - 1
West Bromwich - 2 £58,500 -
Shropshire -18 1 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 74 (89.16%) OSPF
2 68 (81.93%) Cisco
3 65 (78.31%) Firewall
4 53 (63.86%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (45.78%) WAN
5 38 (45.78%) VPN
6 37 (44.58%) CCNP
6 37 (44.58%) MPLS
7 27 (32.53%) EIGRP
7 27 (32.53%) LAN
7 27 (32.53%) Network Security
8 23 (27.71%) CheckPoint
9 22 (26.51%) CCNA
10 18 (21.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (19.28%) DNS
11 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
11 16 (19.28%) Load Balancing
12 15 (18.07%) VoIP
12 15 (18.07%) Linux
12 15 (18.07%) IPsec
13 14 (16.87%) Finance
13 14 (16.87%) UNIX
13 14 (16.87%) DHCP
13 14 (16.87%) RIP
14 13 (15.66%) Juniper
15 12 (14.46%) Network Design
15 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (14.46%) Network Architecture
16 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
16 11 (13.25%) FTP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (89.16%) OSPF
2 65 (78.31%) Firewall
3 38 (45.78%) VPN
3 38 (45.78%) WAN
4 37 (44.58%) MPLS
5 27 (32.53%) Network Security
5 27 (32.53%) LAN
5 27 (32.53%) EIGRP
6 18 (21.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (19.28%) DNS
7 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
8 15 (18.07%) VoIP
8 15 (18.07%) IPsec
9 14 (16.87%) DHCP
9 14 (16.87%) RIP
10 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (13.25%) FTP
12 10 (12.05%) PPP
13 9 (10.84%) Ethernet
13 9 (10.84%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (53.01%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.48%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Network Consultant
4 9 (10.84%) Consultant
4 9 (10.84%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Network Support
7 4 (4.82%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) IT Support
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) CSS
2 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.82%) Clustering
2 1 (1.20%) Statistics
2 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Linux
2 14 (16.87%) UNIX
3 9 (10.84%) Solaris
4 4 (4.82%) Windows
5 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) Load Balancing
2 12 (14.46%) Network Design
2 12 (14.46%) Network Architecture
3 8 (9.64%) ITIL
3 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (8.43%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (7.23%) Network Management
5 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.02%) Information Security
6 5 (6.02%) Line Management
7 4 (4.82%) Information Security Governance
7 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.82%) Project Management
8 3 (3.61%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (2.41%) High Availability
9 2 (2.41%) Time Management
9 2 (2.41%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) Perl
2 6 (7.23%) Tcl
3 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (63.86%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (44.58%) CCNP
3 22 (26.51%) CCNA
4 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.02%) Degree
7 4 (4.82%) MCSE
7 4 (4.82%) CCIE
7 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.61%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.41%) CCSA
9 2 (2.41%) CCDP
10 1 (1.20%) CCSE
10 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) SLA
2 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.41%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.41%) Netcool
3 1 (1.20%) Nagios
3 1 (1.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 68 (81.93%) Cisco
2 23 (27.71%) CheckPoint
3 13 (15.66%) Juniper
4 9 (10.84%) Fortinet
5 4 (4.82%) VMware
5 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.61%) Sun
6 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.41%) F5
7 2 (2.41%) Nokia
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.20%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.20%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.20%) Splunk
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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