Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 221 249
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28 +25
Permanent jobs citing BGP 68 65 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.86% 0.87% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.01% 5.59% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 17
Manchester median annual salary £49,000 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.25% -14.12% +30.77%
10th Percentile £37,075 £28,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,125 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +18.42% -27.62% +51.08%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1132 1162 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.36% 15.50% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1016 844
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 25 November 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 6 months to 25 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
Rochdale +14 21 £40,000 +9.59% 6
Bolton - 4 £50,000 -
Oldham - 2 £45,000 -
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
BGP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BGP.

1 65 (95.59%) Cisco
2 55 (80.88%) Firewall
3 49 (72.06%) Juniper
4 48 (70.59%) OSPF
5 46 (67.65%) MPLS
5 46 (67.65%) VPN
6 44 (64.71%) LAN
7 42 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (52.94%) Ethernet
8 36 (52.94%) CCNP
9 33 (48.53%) WAN
10 29 (42.65%) Network Security
11 27 (39.71%) EIGRP
12 26 (38.24%) Broadband
12 26 (38.24%) Wi-Fi
12 26 (38.24%) VoIP
12 26 (38.24%) Cacti
13 24 (35.29%) Ericsson
14 22 (32.35%) IPsec
15 21 (30.88%) JNCIP
15 21 (30.88%) Data Centre
16 20 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (29.41%) IPv6
17 19 (27.94%) Telecoms
17 19 (27.94%) Load Balancing
17 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (26.47%) Network Management
18 18 (26.47%) VLAN
18 18 (26.47%) TACACS
18 18 (26.47%) HSRP

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 9 (13.24%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.24%) Office 365
3 4 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (80.88%) Firewall
2 48 (70.59%) OSPF
3 46 (67.65%) MPLS
3 46 (67.65%) VPN
4 44 (64.71%) LAN
5 36 (52.94%) Ethernet
6 33 (48.53%) WAN
7 29 (42.65%) Network Security
8 27 (39.71%) EIGRP
9 26 (38.24%) Broadband
9 26 (38.24%) VoIP
9 26 (38.24%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (32.35%) IPsec
11 20 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (29.41%) IPv6
12 18 (26.47%) HSRP
12 18 (26.47%) TACACS
12 18 (26.47%) VLAN
13 17 (25.00%) SNMP
13 17 (25.00%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (27.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Architect
4 12 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (16.18%) Network Architect
5 11 (16.18%) Network Security Architect
5 11 (16.18%) Operations Engineer
5 11 (16.18%) Security Architect
6 8 (11.76%) Lead Network Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Security Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) IP Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Network Operations Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Designer
9 5 (7.35%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (8.82%) Driving Licence
5 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Linux
1 14 (20.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Load Balancing
2 18 (26.47%) Network Management
3 14 (20.59%) Configuration Management
4 13 (19.12%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (16.18%) Change Management
5 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
5 11 (16.18%) Information Security
5 11 (16.18%) Network Design
5 11 (16.18%) WAN Optimisation
6 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (14.71%) Mentoring
6 10 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (14.71%) Service Management
6 10 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 10 (14.71%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.24%) Coaching
8 7 (10.29%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (7.35%) ITIL
9 5 (7.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) Perl
1 7 (10.29%) PHP
1 7 (10.29%) Python
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (52.94%) CCNP
3 21 (30.88%) JNCIP
4 8 (11.76%) CCNA
5 6 (8.82%) CCDP
6 4 (5.88%) Degree
7 3 (4.41%) CCIE
8 2 (2.94%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (38.24%) Cacti
2 14 (20.59%) Nagios
2 14 (20.59%) OpenNMS
2 14 (20.59%) Puppet
2 14 (20.59%) RANCID
2 14 (20.59%) SCCM
3 7 (10.29%) FortiGate
4 6 (8.82%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (7.35%) SCOM
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 65 (95.59%) Cisco
2 49 (72.06%) Juniper
3 24 (35.29%) Ericsson
4 16 (23.53%) Huawei
5 13 (19.12%) Brocade
5 13 (19.12%) Foundry
6 12 (17.65%) SolarWinds
7 11 (16.18%) F5
8 10 (14.71%) IronPort
9 9 (13.24%) Google
9 9 (13.24%) Redback
10 8 (11.76%) Polycom
10 8 (11.76%) Siemens
11 7 (10.29%) BT
12 5 (7.35%) ZyXEL
13 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
13 3 (4.41%) Nortel
13 3 (4.41%) Openreach
13 3 (4.41%) Palo Alto
13 3 (4.41%) WatchGuard