The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 83 102 102
Rank change year-on-year +19 0  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 6 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.57% 0.23% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 1.36% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Median salary £48,750 £32,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £22,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £42,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.64% -4.00%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 157 221 345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.85% 16.88% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 119 160 237
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for BGP in Cheshire

BGP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Cheshire

BGP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Warrington +10 1 £77,500 -
Chester - 1 £36,000 -
BGP
North West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 12 (92.31%) LAN
1 12 (92.31%) WAN
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) OSPF
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (69.23%) EIGRP
3 9 (69.23%) MPLS
4 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
5 7 (53.85%) Juniper
6 6 (46.15%) CCNP
6 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
7 5 (38.46%) IGRP
7 5 (38.46%) Firewall
7 5 (38.46%) VLAN
7 5 (38.46%) Network Security
8 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
8 4 (30.77%) Finance
8 4 (30.77%) VoIP
8 4 (30.77%) CCNA
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (23.08%) A+ Certification
9 3 (23.08%) Avaya
9 3 (23.08%) Information Security
9 3 (23.08%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (23.08%) VPLS
9 3 (23.08%) Degree
9 3 (23.08%) Network Management
9 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (15.38%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
1 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 11 (84.62%) OSPF
3 9 (69.23%) EIGRP
3 9 (69.23%) MPLS
4 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) IGRP
6 5 (38.46%) Network Security
6 5 (38.46%) VLAN
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (30.77%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (23.08%) VPLS
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
9 2 (15.38%) Wireless
10 1 (7.69%) DWDM
10 1 (7.69%) SNMP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
1 3 (23.08%) Network Management
1 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Security Patching
1 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Ticket Management
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) A+ Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) Aruba
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + 15-20% Shift Allowance
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