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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 186 150 187
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +37
Permanent jobs citing BGP 48 78 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 1.36% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.27% 8.71% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 37 74 32
Median salary £45,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £78,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
910 896 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.58% 15.65% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 727 804 736
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,400 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -54 23 £40,500 -26.36% 1
Coventry +7 8 £65,000 -
Solihull +21 4 £27,500 -16.66%
Staffordshire 0 4 £65,000 - 1
Shropshire - 4 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire +12 3 - - 2
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 87 (75.65%) Cisco
2 86 (74.78%) OSPF
3 84 (73.04%) Firewall
4 81 (70.43%) MPLS
5 80 (69.57%) VPN
6 72 (62.61%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (56.52%) Juniper
8 58 (50.43%) WAN
9 53 (46.09%) LAN
10 49 (42.61%) CCNP
11 46 (40.00%) TCP/IP
12 44 (38.26%) EIGRP
13 37 (32.17%) Network Security
14 36 (31.30%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (25.22%) CCNA
16 28 (24.35%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (21.74%) VoIP
18 24 (20.87%) CheckPoint
18 24 (20.87%) Wireless
19 23 (20.00%) CCIE
19 23 (20.00%) VPLS
20 21 (18.26%) VLAN
20 21 (18.26%) F5
20 21 (18.26%) Data Centre
20 21 (18.26%) Cisco Wireless
20 21 (18.26%) RSVP
20 21 (18.26%) Linux
21 20 (17.39%) Windows
22 19 (16.52%) Network Design
23 18 (15.65%) Spanning Tree

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 (1.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.74%) MS Office
1 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.17%) IaaS
3 8 (6.96%) SaaS
4 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (74.78%) OSPF
2 84 (73.04%) Firewall
3 81 (70.43%) MPLS
4 80 (69.57%) VPN
5 58 (50.43%) WAN
6 53 (46.09%) LAN
7 46 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 44 (38.26%) EIGRP
9 37 (32.17%) Network Security
10 36 (31.30%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (24.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (21.74%) VoIP
13 24 (20.87%) Wireless
14 23 (20.00%) VPLS
15 21 (18.26%) Cisco Wireless
15 21 (18.26%) RSVP
15 21 (18.26%) VLAN
16 18 (15.65%) Spanning Tree
17 17 (14.78%) HSRP
17 17 (14.78%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (40.87%) Network Engineer
2 15 (13.04%) Network Support
3 14 (12.17%) Analyst
3 14 (12.17%) Network Analyst
4 13 (11.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (10.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Security Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior Security Engineer
7 10 (8.70%) Juniper Engineer
7 10 (8.70%) Network Support Analyst
7 10 (8.70%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) Consultant
8 9 (7.83%) Network Consultant
9 8 (6.96%) Cisco Consultant
9 8 (6.96%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 7 (6.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 7 (6.09%) Ericsson Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) WAP
1 1 (0.87%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.43%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (5.22%) AS400
5 6 (5.22%) Clustering
6 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.87%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Linux
2 20 (17.39%) Windows
3 12 (10.43%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.09%) Unix
5 3 (2.61%) VyOS
6 1 (0.87%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.52%) Network Design
2 13 (11.30%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (11.30%) ITIL
2 13 (11.30%) Presales
3 11 (9.57%) Change Control
3 11 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
4 10 (8.70%) High Availability
4 10 (8.70%) Security Operations
5 7 (6.09%) Network Architecture
5 7 (6.09%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (5.22%) Data Protection
7 5 (4.35%) Migration
8 4 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.61%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.61%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.74%) System Testing
11 1 (0.87%) Problem Management
11 1 (0.87%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (62.61%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (42.61%) CCNP
3 29 (25.22%) CCNA
4 23 (20.00%) CCIE
5 17 (14.78%) SC Cleared
5 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
6 9 (7.83%) JNCIS
7 8 (6.96%) DV Cleared
8 7 (6.09%) CCDP
8 7 (6.09%) CISSP
8 7 (6.09%) Degree
9 6 (5.22%) JNCIA
9 6 (5.22%) JNCIP
10 5 (4.35%) CCDA
10 5 (4.35%) CCIP
11 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.87%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.83%) vSphere
2 9 (7.83%) XenApp
2 9 (7.83%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.87%) pfSense
4 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (6.09%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.48%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.61%) Nagios
5 1 (0.87%) Cacti
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (75.65%) Cisco
2 65 (56.52%) Juniper
3 24 (20.87%) CheckPoint
4 21 (18.26%) F5
5 12 (10.43%) Palo Alto
6 11 (9.57%) SolarWinds
7 10 (8.70%) Intel Security
8 9 (7.83%) Citrix
8 9 (7.83%) EMC
8 9 (7.83%) Riverbed
9 7 (6.09%) Ericsson
9 7 (6.09%) Redback
10 6 (5.22%) VMware
11 5 (4.35%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.48%) Brocade
13 3 (2.61%) Aruba
13 3 (2.61%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.61%) SonicWALL
14 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
15 1 (0.87%) Nokia
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