The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - 55
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 11 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.58% - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.33% - 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Median salary £41,000 - £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -4.21% -2.56%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 60 24 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.05% 7.06% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 53 22 71
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.07% -26.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,800 £22,058
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

BGP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for BGP in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) MPLS
1 22 (100.00%) OSPF
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 20 (90.91%) Cisco
3 19 (86.36%) Juniper
3 19 (86.36%) JNCIP
3 19 (86.36%) Firewall
4 18 (81.82%) Network Management
4 18 (81.82%) Risk Assessment
4 18 (81.82%) Network Security
4 18 (81.82%) Network Design
5 15 (68.18%) CCNA
6 5 (22.73%) LAN
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 4 (18.18%) Data Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) SaaS
8 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
8 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.55%) Degree

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) MPLS
1 22 (100.00%) OSPF
2 19 (86.36%) Firewall
3 18 (81.82%) Network Security
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (86.36%) Lead Network Engineer
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 18 (81.82%) Network Design
2 18 (81.82%) Network Management
2 18 (81.82%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (18.18%) Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Data Analytics
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (86.36%) JNCIP
3 15 (68.18%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 19 (86.36%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto