Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 127 144
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17 +52
Permanent jobs citing BGP 34 21 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.11% 0.93% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.53% 5.63% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 42
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -34.38% +100.00%
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +18.42% -27.62% +41.89%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 521 373 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.94% 16.44% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 381 287 422
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,471 £68,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 24 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Knutsford - 3 £60,000 -
Wilmslow +10 1 £42,500 +7.59%
BGP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 34 (100.00%) WAN
1 34 (100.00%) VPN
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (97.06%) OSPF
2 33 (97.06%) Firewall
2 33 (97.06%) Cisco
3 32 (94.12%) EIGRP
3 32 (94.12%) Wireless
3 32 (94.12%) Load Balancing
4 28 (82.35%) Cisco IOS
5 27 (79.41%) DNS
5 27 (79.41%) DHCP
6 26 (76.47%) LAN
6 26 (76.47%) CCNP
6 26 (76.47%) IPsec
7 25 (73.53%) MPLS
7 25 (73.53%) SSL
7 25 (73.53%) F5
8 23 (67.65%) Ethernet
9 21 (61.76%) NX-OS
10 18 (52.94%) Data Centre
10 18 (52.94%) TACACS
10 18 (52.94%) IP Telephony
10 18 (52.94%) Cisco PIX
10 18 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (52.94%) Riverbed
11 17 (50.00%) Degree
11 17 (50.00%) ITIL
12 16 (47.06%) Wireshark
12 16 (47.06%) PMO

BGP
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) VPN
1 34 (100.00%) WAN
2 33 (97.06%) Firewall
2 33 (97.06%) OSPF
3 32 (94.12%) EIGRP
3 32 (94.12%) Wireless
4 28 (82.35%) Cisco IOS
5 27 (79.41%) DHCP
5 27 (79.41%) DNS
6 26 (76.47%) IPsec
6 26 (76.47%) LAN
7 25 (73.53%) MPLS
7 25 (73.53%) SSL
8 23 (67.65%) Ethernet
9 21 (61.76%) NX-OS
10 18 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (52.94%) Cisco PIX
10 18 (52.94%) IP Telephony
10 18 (52.94%) TACACS
11 16 (47.06%) Wireshark
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Financial Institution
3 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Service Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Support
7 1 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Life Science
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
1 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Load Balancing
2 17 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (32.35%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (32.35%) Service Management
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL V3
4 10 (29.41%) ITSM
5 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.88%) Network Management
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Runbook
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (2.94%) Product Management
7 1 (2.94%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (76.47%) CCNP
3 17 (50.00%) Degree
4 10 (29.41%) CCNA
5 6 (17.65%) CCIE
6 1 (2.94%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 25 (73.53%) F5
3 18 (52.94%) Riverbed
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard