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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 123 65
Rank change year-on-year +21 -58  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 29 20 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.47% 0.84% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.25% 6.01% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 70
Median salary £46,250 £67,500 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.48% +33.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £35,475
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £89,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 283 333 405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.39% 13.91% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 212 256 359
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing BGP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (97.22%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (91.67%) Firewall
4 30 (83.33%) WAN
5 26 (72.22%) CCNP
6 25 (69.44%) LAN
7 22 (61.11%) OSPF
8 20 (55.56%) VLAN
9 19 (52.78%) MPLS
9 19 (52.78%) CCNA
10 17 (47.22%) Network Security
11 15 (41.67%) Juniper
11 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
12 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
12 14 (38.89%) VPN
13 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (33.33%) F5
14 11 (30.56%) ITIL
15 10 (27.78%) DNS
15 10 (27.78%) Time Management
16 9 (25.00%) DMZ
16 9 (25.00%) CCDP
16 9 (25.00%) Finance
16 9 (25.00%) Internet
17 8 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
17 8 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
17 8 (22.22%) PCI DSS
17 8 (22.22%) Palo Alto
18 7 (19.44%) Network Management

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 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (91.67%) Firewall
2 30 (83.33%) WAN
3 25 (69.44%) LAN
4 22 (61.11%) OSPF
5 20 (55.56%) VLAN
6 19 (52.78%) MPLS
7 17 (47.22%) Network Security
8 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 14 (38.89%) VPN
9 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (27.78%) DNS
11 9 (25.00%) DMZ
11 9 (25.00%) Internet
12 8 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
13 7 (19.44%) Wireless
14 6 (16.67%) WLAN
15 5 (13.89%) HTTP
15 5 (13.89%) SMTP
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Billing
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Network Manager
4 6 (16.67%) IT Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Deployment Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Firewall Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Network Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) FlexPod
3 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Time Management
3 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 7 (19.44%) Network Management
5 5 (13.89%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) Service Management
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 4 (11.11%) Network Design
7 3 (8.33%) Change Control
7 3 (8.33%) Network Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (8.33%) Presales
7 3 (8.33%) Process Management
7 3 (8.33%) SIEM
8 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (5.56%) Line Management
8 2 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
2 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (72.22%) CCNP
3 19 (52.78%) CCNA
4 9 (25.00%) CCDP
5 5 (13.89%) Degree
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.56%) CCIE
7 2 (5.56%) CCSE
8 1 (2.78%) CCSA
8 1 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.78%) CISSP
8 1 (2.78%) IISP
8 1 (2.78%) ISSAP
8 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 15 (41.67%) Juniper
3 12 (33.33%) F5
4 8 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 6 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) Aruba
7 2 (5.56%) Brocade
7 2 (5.56%) Meraki
7 2 (5.56%) Radware
7 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
7 2 (5.56%) VMware
8 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) McAfee
8 1 (2.78%) Splunk
8 1 (2.78%) Tufin
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Posted: Yesterday
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