Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 182 100
Rank change year-on-year +28 -82 +33
Permanent jobs citing BGP 46 38 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.20% 0.81% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.81% 4.84% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 87
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.28% -21.36% +3.00%
10th Percentile £26,900 £26,250 £37,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £74,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% -11.33% +3.57%

BGP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 589 785 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.32% 16.76% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 458 525 681
Birmingham median annual salary £40,125 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Birmingham

BGP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP in Birmingham.

Salary trend for BGP in Birmingham

BGP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for BGP.

1 46 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (93.48%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (73.91%) CCNP
4 33 (71.74%) OSPF
5 31 (67.39%) CheckPoint
6 30 (65.22%) Firewall
7 28 (60.87%) TCP/IP
8 26 (56.52%) Network Security
9 25 (54.35%) LAN
9 25 (54.35%) WAN
10 24 (52.17%) MPLS
10 24 (52.17%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (52.17%) F5
11 22 (47.83%) Wireless
12 21 (45.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (45.65%) VLAN
13 20 (43.48%) IPsec
13 20 (43.48%) VPN
14 19 (41.30%) CCNA
15 18 (39.13%) Network Design
15 18 (39.13%) Time Management
16 17 (36.96%) Load Balancing
17 16 (34.78%) Juniper
17 16 (34.78%) HP
17 16 (34.78%) ITIL
17 16 (34.78%) Data Centre
18 15 (32.61%) Ethernet
18 15 (32.61%) Project Management
18 15 (32.61%) Cisco ISE
19 14 (30.43%) ITIL V3

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (13.04%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (71.74%) OSPF
2 30 (65.22%) Firewall
3 28 (60.87%) TCP/IP
4 26 (56.52%) Network Security
5 25 (54.35%) LAN
5 25 (54.35%) WAN
6 24 (52.17%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (52.17%) MPLS
7 22 (47.83%) Wireless
8 21 (45.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (45.65%) VLAN
9 20 (43.48%) IPsec
9 20 (43.48%) VPN
10 15 (32.61%) Cisco ISE
10 15 (32.61%) Ethernet
11 14 (30.43%) SNMP
12 13 (28.26%) SSL
13 11 (23.91%) EIGRP
14 10 (21.74%) DNS
15 9 (19.57%) Cisco Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (28.26%) Billing
2 10 (21.74%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Retail
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Law
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Network Specialist
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.17%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 13 (28.26%) FlexPod
3 6 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.35%) iPad
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
1 3 (6.52%) Unix
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Network Design
1 18 (39.13%) Time Management
2 17 (36.96%) Load Balancing
3 16 (34.78%) ITIL
4 15 (32.61%) Project Management
5 14 (30.43%) ITIL V3
5 14 (30.43%) Line Management
5 14 (30.43%) Presales
5 14 (30.43%) Service Delivery
6 13 (28.26%) Application Performance Management
6 13 (28.26%) Converged Infrastructure
6 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
6 13 (28.26%) Migration
6 13 (28.26%) Performance Management
6 13 (28.26%) Security Management
6 13 (28.26%) SIEM
7 9 (19.57%) Network Management
8 8 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Change Control
10 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (93.48%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (73.91%) CCNP
3 19 (41.30%) CCNA
4 3 (6.52%) CCDP
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (67.39%) CheckPoint
3 24 (52.17%) F5
4 16 (34.78%) HP
4 16 (34.78%) Juniper
5 14 (30.43%) Fortinet
6 13 (28.26%) Aruba
6 13 (28.26%) Brocade
6 13 (28.26%) Meraki
6 13 (28.26%) SolarWinds
6 13 (28.26%) Sourcefire
7 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.17%) CA
8 1 (2.17%) Capita
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft