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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 177 193 188
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 36 30 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.39% 4.06% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 33
Median salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £65,000 £59,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.49%

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
820 739 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.72% 14.48% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 660 641 724
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 0 14 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Coventry - 8 £34,000 - 2
Warwickshire +18 7 £50,000 -23.07%
Staffordshire - 3 £65,000 -
Worcestershire -11 2 £75,000 +76.47%
Shropshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 64 (94.12%) Cisco
2 59 (86.76%) OSPF
3 57 (83.82%) Firewall
4 44 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (55.88%) Network Security
6 32 (47.06%) VPN
7 30 (44.12%) WAN
8 29 (42.65%) CCNP
8 29 (42.65%) LAN
9 26 (38.24%) CCNA
10 25 (36.76%) MPLS
10 25 (36.76%) TCP/IP
11 24 (35.29%) Windows
12 23 (33.82%) EIGRP
13 22 (32.35%) Linux
14 19 (27.94%) Wireless
14 19 (27.94%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
16 15 (22.06%) Juniper
16 15 (22.06%) Change Control
17 14 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (19.12%) Presales
18 13 (19.12%) CheckPoint
18 13 (19.12%) HTTP
18 13 (19.12%) VLAN
19 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
19 12 (17.65%) Management Information System
19 12 (17.65%) CCIE
19 12 (17.65%) ITIL
19 12 (17.65%) Palo Alto

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.94%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.24%) IaaS
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.35%) PaaS
5 4 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (86.76%) OSPF
2 57 (83.82%) Firewall
3 38 (55.88%) Network Security
4 32 (47.06%) VPN
5 30 (44.12%) WAN
6 29 (42.65%) LAN
7 25 (36.76%) MPLS
7 25 (36.76%) TCP/IP
8 23 (33.82%) EIGRP
9 19 (27.94%) Wireless
10 14 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (19.12%) HTTP
11 13 (19.12%) VLAN
12 11 (16.18%) Multicast
12 11 (16.18%) WLAN
13 10 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (14.71%) DHCP
13 10 (14.71%) DNS
14 8 (11.76%) VoIP
15 7 (10.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) GIS
General
1 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Network Engineer
2 16 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Senior Security Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Network Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Lead Network Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Presales Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Service Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Check Point Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.35%) AS400
3 5 (7.35%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Windows
2 22 (32.35%) Linux
3 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.76%) Unix
5 3 (4.41%) Solaris
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Change Control
2 13 (19.12%) Presales
3 12 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (17.65%) ITIL
4 7 (10.29%) Contract Management
4 7 (10.29%) High Availability
5 5 (7.35%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.35%) Migration
5 5 (7.35%) PRINCE
6 4 (5.88%) Project Management
7 3 (4.41%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (4.41%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.41%) Workflow
8 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.94%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (2.94%) Pattern Matching
8 2 (2.94%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (42.65%) CCNP
3 26 (38.24%) CCNA
4 12 (17.65%) CCIE
5 8 (11.76%) CCDP
5 8 (11.76%) CCSP
6 7 (10.29%) CCDA
7 5 (7.35%) CCIP
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.41%) MCSE
8 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
8 3 (4.41%) PMP
8 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) XenDesktop
2 6 (8.82%) XenApp
3 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.88%) vSphere
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.47%) Firmware
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 64 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (22.06%) Juniper
3 13 (19.12%) CheckPoint
4 12 (17.65%) Palo Alto
5 9 (13.24%) F5
5 9 (13.24%) VMware
6 7 (10.29%) Citrix
6 7 (10.29%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.35%) Aruba
9 4 (5.88%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (5.88%) EMC
9 4 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.88%) HP
9 4 (5.88%) Huawei
9 4 (5.88%) Meraki
9 4 (5.88%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.94%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.47%) Polycom
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TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent pension + holidays
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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