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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 173 146 205
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +59
Permanent jobs citing BGP 63 84 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 1.45% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.83% 9.40% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 43 79 16
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median 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
923 894 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.09% 15.48% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 740 801 733
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -59 23 £67,500 +31.06% 2
Solihull - 15 £34,000 - 1
Coventry +4 6 £60,000 - 3
Worcestershire - 6 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -13 2 £65,000 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BGP.

1 99 (74.44%) VPN
2 96 (72.18%) OSPF
3 92 (69.17%) Juniper
4 91 (68.42%) MPLS
4 91 (68.42%) Firewall
5 88 (66.17%) Cisco
6 74 (55.64%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (48.87%) TCP/IP
7 65 (48.87%) WAN
8 62 (46.62%) LAN
9 57 (42.86%) CCNP
10 50 (37.59%) EIGRP
11 43 (32.33%) Cisco ASA
12 42 (31.58%) Network Security
13 34 (25.56%) CCNA
14 33 (24.81%) RSVP
15 31 (23.31%) VoIP
15 31 (23.31%) Data Centre
16 30 (22.56%) Network Design
17 29 (21.80%) Spanning Tree
17 29 (21.80%) Cisco Nexus
18 28 (21.05%) Wireless
19 26 (19.55%) Cisco Wireless
19 26 (19.55%) Security Cleared
20 25 (18.80%) SC Cleared
20 25 (18.80%) VPLS
21 24 (18.05%) SSL
22 23 (17.29%) CheckPoint
22 23 (17.29%) HSRP
23 22 (16.54%) Windows

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.50%) MS Office
1 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.02%) IaaS
3 8 (6.02%) SaaS
4 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (74.44%) VPN
2 96 (72.18%) OSPF
3 91 (68.42%) Firewall
3 91 (68.42%) MPLS
4 65 (48.87%) TCP/IP
4 65 (48.87%) WAN
5 62 (46.62%) LAN
6 50 (37.59%) EIGRP
7 43 (32.33%) Cisco ASA
8 42 (31.58%) Network Security
9 33 (24.81%) RSVP
10 31 (23.31%) VoIP
11 29 (21.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (21.80%) Spanning Tree
12 28 (21.05%) Wireless
13 26 (19.55%) Cisco Wireless
14 25 (18.80%) VPLS
15 24 (18.05%) SSL
16 23 (17.29%) HSRP
17 21 (15.79%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (13.53%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (39.10%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (12.78%) Consultant
3 17 (12.78%) Design Engineer
3 17 (12.78%) Network Consultant
4 16 (12.03%) Cisco Consultant
4 16 (12.03%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 16 (12.03%) Ericsson Engineer
4 16 (12.03%) Implementation Engineer
5 14 (10.53%) Juniper Engineer
6 13 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (9.77%) Network Support
7 12 (9.02%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Security Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Senior Security Engineer
8 11 (8.27%) Analyst
8 11 (8.27%) Network Analyst
8 11 (8.27%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) XMPP
2 1 (0.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.31%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.77%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.01%) AS400
5 4 (3.01%) Clustering
6 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.75%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.54%) Linux
1 22 (16.54%) Windows
2 13 (9.77%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.76%) Unix
4 2 (1.50%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.56%) Network Design
2 17 (12.78%) Presales
3 16 (12.03%) Network Architecture
4 14 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (9.02%) Change Control
5 12 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (7.52%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (7.52%) ITIL
6 10 (7.52%) Security Operations
7 8 (6.02%) High Availability
8 7 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
9 6 (4.51%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.01%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.01%) Network Management
10 4 (3.01%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.26%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (1.50%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.50%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.50%) System Testing
13 1 (0.75%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (55.64%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (42.86%) CCNP
3 34 (25.56%) CCNA
4 26 (19.55%) Security Cleared
5 25 (18.80%) SC Cleared
6 20 (15.04%) CCIE
7 12 (9.02%) JNCIS
8 10 (7.52%) JNCIA
9 7 (5.26%) Degree
9 7 (5.26%) DV Cleared
9 7 (5.26%) JNCIP
10 6 (4.51%) CISSP
11 5 (3.76%) CCDP
12 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.75%) CCDE
13 1 (0.75%) CCIP
13 1 (0.75%) CCNP Voice
13 1 (0.75%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (8.27%) Hyper-V
2 10 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.52%) vSphere
2 10 (7.52%) XenApp
2 10 (7.52%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.75%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 10 (7.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (7.52%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.76%) Nagios
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.75%) Cacti
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (69.17%) Juniper
2 88 (66.17%) Cisco
3 23 (17.29%) CheckPoint
4 20 (15.04%) F5
5 16 (12.03%) Ericsson
5 16 (12.03%) Redback
6 12 (9.02%) SolarWinds
7 11 (8.27%) Palo Alto
8 10 (7.52%) Citrix
8 10 (7.52%) EMC
8 10 (7.52%) Intel Security
9 9 (6.77%) VMware
10 8 (6.02%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.26%) Brocade
11 3 (2.26%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.26%) HP
12 2 (1.50%) Aruba
12 2 (1.50%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.50%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.50%) Sourcefire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
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Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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