The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 190 90 123
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +33
Permanent jobs citing BGP 16 138 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 2.82% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 13.12% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 93 44
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £33,500 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
BGP
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
749 1052 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.81% 21.50% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 610 766 469
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

BGP
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the West Yorkshire region.

BGP Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

BGP
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

BGP
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Leeds -96 12 £50,000 +17.64%
Wakefield - 3 £65,000 -
BGP
Yorkshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 39 (97.50%) Cisco
2 34 (85.00%) VPN
3 32 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (77.50%) MPLS
4 31 (77.50%) TCP/IP
5 30 (75.00%) WAN
6 27 (67.50%) LAN
7 26 (65.00%) OSPF
8 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
9 23 (57.50%) Firewall
10 21 (52.50%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (50.00%) DNS
12 19 (47.50%) EIGRP
13 18 (45.00%) CheckPoint
13 18 (45.00%) ITIL
14 17 (42.50%) CCNP
15 15 (37.50%) Linux
15 15 (37.50%) MS Visio
15 15 (37.50%) VMware
15 15 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
16 14 (35.00%) IPsec
16 14 (35.00%) Load Balancing
16 14 (35.00%) Windows
16 14 (35.00%) IPv4
16 14 (35.00%) IPv6
16 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
16 14 (35.00%) SSL
17 13 (32.50%) MS Office
17 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (27.50%) Cisco IOS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (32.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) VPN
2 31 (77.50%) TCP/IP
2 31 (77.50%) MPLS
3 30 (75.00%) WAN
4 27 (67.50%) LAN
5 26 (65.00%) OSPF
6 23 (57.50%) Firewall
7 21 (52.50%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (50.00%) DNS
9 19 (47.50%) EIGRP
10 15 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
11 14 (35.00%) SSL
11 14 (35.00%) IPv4
11 14 (35.00%) IPv6
11 14 (35.00%) IPsec
12 11 (27.50%) VRRP
12 11 (27.50%) VPLS
12 11 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (27.50%) DMVPN
12 11 (27.50%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Technical Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Network Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) RESTful
1 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) E-Learning
2 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 14 (35.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Load Balancing
3 10 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 10 (25.00%) BCP
3 10 (25.00%) Project Management
3 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 10 (25.00%) Network Design
4 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (20.00%) Coaching
5 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Network Management
7 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.50%) High Availability
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (42.50%) CCNP
3 9 (22.50%) CCDA
4 8 (20.00%) CCDP
4 8 (20.00%) CCNA
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (20.00%) CCSA
4 8 (20.00%) CCSE
5 7 (17.50%) CCIP
6 5 (12.50%) CCIE
7 2 (5.00%) MCSA
7 2 (5.00%) ISEB
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.00%) Degree
8 1 (2.50%) MCITP
8 1 (2.50%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.50%) MetaFrame
5 1 (2.50%) Firmware
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (5.00%) Cacti
3 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Cisco
2 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (45.00%) CheckPoint
4 15 (37.50%) VMware
5 9 (22.50%) Brocade
6 8 (20.00%) Juniper
7 5 (12.50%) ServiceNow
8 3 (7.50%) Siemens
8 3 (7.50%) F5
8 3 (7.50%) Citrix
9 2 (5.00%) CA
9 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.50%) SAP
10 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds