The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 164 145
Rank change year-on-year -16 -19  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 25 18 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.64% 0.53% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 3.62% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 44
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year -1.05% -4.04%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 580 497 622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.81% 14.59% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 455 426 485
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

BGP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for BGP in Manchester

BGP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Manchester

BGP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 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
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 - 1
Cheadle +7 2 £21,000 +2.43%
BGP
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BGP.

1 54 (96.43%) Cisco
2 40 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (67.86%) Firewall
4 36 (64.29%) MPLS
4 36 (64.29%) CCNP
5 33 (58.93%) OSPF
6 32 (57.14%) LAN
7 31 (55.36%) WAN
8 29 (51.79%) DNS
8 29 (51.79%) Juniper
9 21 (37.50%) Data Centre
10 20 (35.71%) Wireless
11 18 (32.14%) Ericsson
11 18 (32.14%) DHCP
12 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
12 16 (28.57%) Internet
12 16 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (26.79%) VLAN
13 15 (26.79%) Fortinet
13 15 (26.79%) EIGRP
13 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
13 15 (26.79%) F5
14 14 (25.00%) Change Management
14 14 (25.00%) TACACS
14 14 (25.00%) CCIE
14 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 14 (25.00%) Ethernet
14 14 (25.00%) Huawei
14 14 (25.00%) JNCIP
14 14 (25.00%) Network Design

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) IaaS
3 2 (3.57%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.79%) Office 365
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (67.86%) Firewall
2 36 (64.29%) MPLS
3 33 (58.93%) OSPF
4 32 (57.14%) LAN
5 31 (55.36%) WAN
6 29 (51.79%) DNS
7 20 (35.71%) Wireless
8 18 (32.14%) DHCP
9 16 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
9 16 (28.57%) Internet
9 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 15 (26.79%) EIGRP
10 15 (26.79%) VLAN
11 14 (25.00%) Ethernet
11 14 (25.00%) TACACS
12 13 (23.21%) Network Security
13 12 (21.43%) Broadband
13 12 (21.43%) DMVPN
13 12 (21.43%) SNA
13 12 (21.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
2 12 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (67.86%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Network Operations Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Wiki
4 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) CentOS
2 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Change Management
1 14 (25.00%) Network Design
2 12 (21.43%) High Availability
2 12 (21.43%) Network Management
3 10 (17.86%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.71%) Coaching
5 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.93%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (7.14%) Data Validation
7 4 (7.14%) Presales
7 4 (7.14%) Ticket Management
7 4 (7.14%) Validation
8 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.57%) Network Planning
9 2 (3.57%) Service Management
9 2 (3.57%) Workflow
9 2 (3.57%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (64.29%) CCNP
3 14 (25.00%) CCIE
3 14 (25.00%) JNCIP
4 11 (19.64%) CCNA
5 5 (8.93%) JNCIA
6 3 (5.36%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (16.07%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Cacti
1 8 (14.29%) Nagios
1 8 (14.29%) OpenNMS
1 8 (14.29%) Puppet
1 8 (14.29%) RANCID
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (96.43%) Cisco
2 29 (51.79%) Juniper
3 18 (32.14%) Ericsson
4 15 (26.79%) F5
4 15 (26.79%) Fortinet
5 14 (25.00%) Huawei
6 12 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 7 (12.50%) VMware
8 5 (8.93%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.93%) Redback
9 4 (7.14%) Brocade
9 4 (7.14%) Foundry
9 4 (7.14%) HP
9 4 (7.14%) WatchGuard
9 4 (7.14%) ZyXEL
10 3 (5.36%) Meraki
10 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
11 2 (3.57%) Dell
11 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
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