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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 181 172 177
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 21 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.74% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 4.44% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 25
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 £30,000 £37,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
859 923 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.95% 16.67% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 709 773 740
Average salary £36,479 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 24 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 24 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 +5 14 £46,250 -2.63% 2
Coventry +2 2 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Worcestershire 0 1 £30,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 34 (87.18%) OSPF
3 31 (79.49%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (79.49%) MPLS
4 28 (71.79%) Firewall
5 25 (64.10%) CCNP
6 16 (41.03%) IPsec
7 15 (38.46%) VPN
7 15 (38.46%) WAN
8 14 (35.90%) LAN
8 14 (35.90%) CCIP
8 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
9 12 (30.77%) EIGRP
9 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (28.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (25.64%) VPLS
11 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
12 9 (23.08%) Netcool
12 9 (23.08%) Network Security
13 8 (20.51%) Load Balancing
13 8 (20.51%) Network Design
13 8 (20.51%) Network Management
13 8 (20.51%) CCIE
13 8 (20.51%) PPP
13 8 (20.51%) ATM
13 8 (20.51%) ISDN
13 8 (20.51%) X.21
13 8 (20.51%) DSL
14 7 (17.95%) Network Architecture
15 6 (15.38%) CCSE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (87.18%) OSPF
2 31 (79.49%) MPLS
3 28 (71.79%) Firewall
4 16 (41.03%) IPsec
5 15 (38.46%) VPN
5 15 (38.46%) WAN
6 14 (35.90%) LAN
7 12 (30.77%) EIGRP
7 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (28.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (25.64%) VPLS
9 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
10 9 (23.08%) Network Security
11 8 (20.51%) PPP
11 8 (20.51%) ATM
11 8 (20.51%) ISDN
11 8 (20.51%) X.21
11 8 (20.51%) DSL
12 5 (12.82%) Internet
13 4 (10.26%) FWSM
General
1 6 (15.38%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Security Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Network Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) NOC Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Network Security Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Network Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Network Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Network Design Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Load Balancing
1 8 (20.51%) Network Design
1 8 (20.51%) Network Management
2 7 (17.95%) Network Architecture
3 5 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Time Management
4 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.13%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Change Management
5 1 (2.56%) Security Management
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 31 (79.49%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (64.10%) CCNP
3 14 (35.90%) CCIP
4 8 (20.51%) CCIE
5 6 (15.38%) CCSE
5 6 (15.38%) CCSA
6 5 (12.82%) CCNA
7 4 (10.26%) JNCIA
7 4 (10.26%) JNCIE
8 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.13%) CCSP
9 1 (2.56%) CCDP
9 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Netcool
2 4 (10.26%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.56%) OPNET
3 1 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
3 6 (15.38%) Juniper
4 4 (10.26%) Redback
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) BMC
5 1 (2.56%) NetApp
5 1 (2.56%) Nokia
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package + shares
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + on call payments
Posted: 16 days ago