Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 79 86
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 -1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.00% 0.77% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.28% 5.65% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Lancashire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 97 124 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.81% 13.61% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 78 99 112
Lancashire median annual salary £32,250 £33,654 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +12.18% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,375 £18,000 £17,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £46,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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

BGP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Lancashire 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
Chorley +5 5 £42,500 -5.56%
Nelson - 3 - -
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 Lancashire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) Network Management
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 6 (66.67%) JNCIP
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) VMware

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 6 (66.67%) Network Design
1 6 (66.67%) Network Management
1 6 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) JNCIP
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) VMware