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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 172 165 165
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 41 46 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.83% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 5.19% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 32
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £39,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
910 886 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.63% 16.03% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 740 766 670
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +16 34 £47,500 - 1
Coventry -1 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Shropshire - 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £29,500 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 55 (94.83%) Cisco
2 52 (89.66%) OSPF
3 49 (84.48%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (75.86%) Firewall
5 43 (74.14%) CCNP
6 35 (60.34%) MPLS
7 31 (53.45%) CheckPoint
8 25 (43.10%) Network Security
9 21 (36.21%) VPN
10 20 (34.48%) Load Balancing
10 20 (34.48%) CCSA
11 18 (31.03%) Linux
11 18 (31.03%) LAN
11 18 (31.03%) WAN
11 18 (31.03%) IPsec
12 17 (29.31%) UNIX
12 17 (29.31%) VPLS
13 16 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (27.59%) Solaris
13 16 (27.59%) Perl
13 16 (27.59%) Juniper
13 16 (27.59%) Tcl
14 15 (25.86%) EIGRP
15 14 (24.14%) Internet
15 14 (24.14%) CCIP
15 14 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
17 12 (20.69%) Network Management
18 11 (18.97%) Network Design
18 11 (18.97%) Blue Coat

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (17.24%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 52 (89.66%) OSPF
2 44 (75.86%) Firewall
3 35 (60.34%) MPLS
4 25 (43.10%) Network Security
5 21 (36.21%) VPN
6 18 (31.03%) LAN
6 18 (31.03%) WAN
6 18 (31.03%) IPsec
7 17 (29.31%) VPLS
8 16 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (25.86%) EIGRP
10 14 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (24.14%) Internet
11 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
12 10 (17.24%) Junos
13 6 (10.34%) X.21
13 6 (10.34%) Extranet
13 6 (10.34%) DSL
13 6 (10.34%) PPP
13 6 (10.34%) ATM
General
1 10 (17.24%) Legal
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 16 (27.59%) Firewall Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Security Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Network Analyst
4 11 (18.97%) Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) Security Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) Network Security Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Network Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Design Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Network Design Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Network Architect
8 4 (6.90%) NOC Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Technical Support
9 2 (3.45%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Linux
2 17 (29.31%) UNIX
3 16 (27.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Load Balancing
2 12 (20.69%) Network Management
3 11 (18.97%) Network Design
4 10 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (12.07%) Network Architecture
6 6 (10.34%) Low Latency
6 6 (10.34%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 6 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL
7 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (1.72%) Change Control
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.72%) Time Management
8 1 (1.72%) Service Management
8 1 (1.72%) Change Management
8 1 (1.72%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Perl
1 16 (27.59%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 49 (84.48%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (74.14%) CCNP
3 20 (34.48%) CCSA
4 14 (24.14%) CCIP
5 10 (17.24%) Check Point Certification
5 10 (17.24%) CCSE
6 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
6 7 (12.07%) CCIE
7 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.62%) CCNA
9 4 (6.90%) JNCIA
9 4 (6.90%) JNCIE
10 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (3.45%) CCSP
11 1 (1.72%) CCDP
11 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) vCloud
2 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Netcool
2 1 (1.72%) OPNET
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.72%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 55 (94.83%) Cisco
2 31 (53.45%) CheckPoint
3 16 (27.59%) Juniper
4 11 (18.97%) Blue Coat
5 4 (6.90%) Redback
6 2 (3.45%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (1.72%) Nokia
7 1 (1.72%) Remedy
7 1 (1.72%) BMC
7 1 (1.72%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.72%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.72%) F5
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago