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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 184 178 150
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Permanent jobs citing BGP 43 34 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.69% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.40% 4.41% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 23
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £59,550 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
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
796 771 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.24% 15.60% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 680 685 593
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 5 February 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 5 February 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
Worcestershire +9 10 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Birmingham -12 10 £50,000 +16.27%
Coventry 0 7 £67,500 +83.67% 5
Warwickshire -18 7 £65,000 +67.74%
Solihull +13 5 £42,750 -5.00% 2
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 59 (78.67%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (77.33%) VPN
3 56 (74.67%) Firewall
4 52 (69.33%) CCNP
5 51 (68.00%) Cisco
6 50 (66.67%) OSPF
7 43 (57.33%) MPLS
8 42 (56.00%) WAN
9 37 (49.33%) EIGRP
9 37 (49.33%) Juniper
10 35 (46.67%) LAN
11 26 (34.67%) Data Centre
12 25 (33.33%) Ethernet
12 25 (33.33%) CCNA
12 25 (33.33%) Network Design
13 24 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (32.00%) Spanning Tree
14 22 (29.33%) TCP/IP
15 21 (28.00%) Network Management
16 19 (25.33%) VoIP
16 19 (25.33%) Telecoms
17 18 (24.00%) Finance
17 18 (24.00%) Multicast
18 17 (22.67%) FortiGate
18 17 (22.67%) CheckPoint
19 16 (21.33%) Network Security
19 16 (21.33%) Load Balancing
20 15 (20.00%) CCIE
20 15 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
21 14 (18.67%) SLA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 5 (6.67%) IaaS
1 5 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (77.33%) VPN
2 56 (74.67%) Firewall
3 50 (66.67%) OSPF
4 43 (57.33%) MPLS
5 42 (56.00%) WAN
6 37 (49.33%) EIGRP
7 35 (46.67%) LAN
8 25 (33.33%) Ethernet
9 24 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (32.00%) Spanning Tree
10 22 (29.33%) TCP/IP
11 19 (25.33%) VoIP
12 18 (24.00%) Multicast
13 16 (21.33%) Network Security
14 15 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (18.67%) VPLS
16 13 (17.33%) Internet
17 12 (16.00%) FTP
17 12 (16.00%) IPsec
17 12 (16.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (25.33%) Telecoms
2 18 (24.00%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Billing
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 17 (22.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (18.67%) Consultant
5 12 (16.00%) Design Engineer
5 12 (16.00%) Network Consultant
6 10 (13.33%) Implementation Engineer
7 9 (12.00%) Cisco Consultant
8 8 (10.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 8 (10.67%) Ericsson Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Network Design Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Network Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Network Security Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Network Specialist
11 2 (2.67%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) CatOS
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Network Design
2 21 (28.00%) Network Management
3 16 (21.33%) Load Balancing
4 10 (13.33%) Presales
5 8 (10.67%) Network Architecture
6 6 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) Fault Management
7 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.00%) Change Management
8 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.00%) ITIL
8 3 (4.00%) Wealth Management
9 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.67%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.67%) Security Operations
9 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (78.67%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (69.33%) CCNP
3 25 (33.33%) CCNA
4 15 (20.00%) CCIE
5 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (10.67%) CCDP
8 7 (9.33%) JNCIA
8 7 (9.33%) JNCIP
9 6 (8.00%) CCIP
9 6 (8.00%) CCSA
10 4 (5.33%) CCSP
11 2 (2.67%) JNCIE
12 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (8.00%) vSphere
1 6 (8.00%) XenApp
1 6 (8.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.67%) Nagios
3 1 (1.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 51 (68.00%) Cisco
2 37 (49.33%) Juniper
3 17 (22.67%) CheckPoint
4 11 (14.67%) F5
5 10 (13.33%) HP
5 10 (13.33%) Radware
5 10 (13.33%) Splunk
6 8 (10.67%) Ericsson
6 8 (10.67%) Redback
7 7 (9.33%) Nokia
8 6 (8.00%) Citrix
8 6 (8.00%) EMC
8 6 (8.00%) NICE Systems
8 6 (8.00%) Verint
9 5 (6.67%) BT
9 5 (6.67%) VMware
10 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.67%) Nortel
11 2 (2.67%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.67%) Sourcefire
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £53000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £76000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago