Period
to 20 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 182 202
Rank change year-on-year +42 +20 +6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 37 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.15% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.91% 6.16% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 22
Leeds median annual salary £53,198 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.90% +25.71% -30.00%
10th Percentile £39,125 £30,931 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,500 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £53,198 £44,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.90% +17.33% -25.00%

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 468 552 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.57% 11.10% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 411 458 592
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,932 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Leeds

BGP
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for BGP in Leeds

BGP
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for BGP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for BGP.

1 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 29 (78.38%) OSPF
2 29 (78.38%) Firewall
3 25 (67.57%) MPLS
3 25 (67.57%) WAN
4 23 (62.16%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (54.05%) LAN
6 20 (54.05%) VoIP
6 20 (54.05%) F5
7 19 (51.35%) CCNP
8 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
8 17 (45.95%) WLAN
9 15 (40.54%) VPN
9 15 (40.54%) EIGRP
10 14 (37.84%) SolarWinds
10 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
11 13 (35.14%) VLAN
12 12 (32.43%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (32.43%) Linux
13 11 (29.73%) Fortinet
13 11 (29.73%) VPLS
13 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 10 (27.03%) Wireshark
14 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (27.03%) VMware
14 10 (27.03%) Windows
14 10 (27.03%) CCNA
15 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
15 9 (24.32%) Internet

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) Akamai
3 2 (5.41%) IaaS
3 2 (5.41%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) Firewall
1 29 (78.38%) OSPF
2 25 (67.57%) MPLS
2 25 (67.57%) WAN
3 23 (62.16%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (54.05%) LAN
4 20 (54.05%) VoIP
5 17 (45.95%) WLAN
6 15 (40.54%) EIGRP
6 15 (40.54%) VPN
7 13 (35.14%) VLAN
8 12 (32.43%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (29.73%) VPLS
10 10 (27.03%) Wireshark
11 9 (24.32%) HSRP
11 9 (24.32%) Internet
12 8 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (21.62%) TACACS
12 8 (21.62%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Network Specialist
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Engineering Specialist
4 6 (16.22%) Network Support
4 6 (16.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Project Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Designer
8 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Network Designer
8 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Broadband Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) IT Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) JSON
1 1 (2.70%) REST
1 1 (2.70%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
1 7 (18.92%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (16.22%) High Availability
2 6 (16.22%) Network Architecture
3 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) CRM
3 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (10.81%) Network Design
4 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Network Management
6 2 (5.41%) SIEM
6 2 (5.41%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
1 5 (13.51%) Python
1 5 (13.51%) Tcl
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (51.35%) CCNP
3 10 (27.03%) CCNA
4 7 (18.92%) CCIE
5 5 (13.51%) Degree
6 2 (5.41%) CCSA
6 2 (5.41%) CCSE
7 1 (2.70%) MCSE
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Nagios
2 5 (13.51%) ArcSight ESM
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (13.51%) Netcool
2 5 (13.51%) Packer
2 5 (13.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (13.51%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (5.41%) Cacti
3 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.41%) OpenNMS
3 2 (5.41%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) F5
3 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
4 14 (37.84%) SolarWinds
5 11 (29.73%) Fortinet
6 10 (27.03%) VMware
7 9 (24.32%) ArcSight
8 8 (21.62%) CyberArk
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.22%) Symantec
11 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
11 5 (13.51%) Juniper
11 5 (13.51%) ScanSafe
11 5 (13.51%) Tufin
11 5 (13.51%) Zscaler
12 4 (10.81%) LogRhythm
12 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
13 3 (8.11%) AlienVault
13 3 (8.11%) Ericsson
13 3 (8.11%) Huawei