Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 195 215
Rank change year-on-year +20 +20 +29
Permanent jobs citing BGP 17 24 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.46% 0.49% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.12% 3.73% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 45
10th Percentile £56,600 £23,850 £25,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £27,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £47,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.98% -14.09% +22.22%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,875 £65,000
90th Percentile £68,125 £65,000 "
North West median annual salary £50,000 £41,458 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.61% -21.03% +20.69%

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 413 643 1,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.13% 13.10% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 327 504 918
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,106 £67,975
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +12.50%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Manchester

BGP
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BGP in Manchester.

Salary trend for BGP in Manchester

BGP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing BGP in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for BGP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BGP.

1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (88.24%) MPLS
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) OSPF
4 9 (52.94%) Fortinet
5 8 (47.06%) Network Design
5 8 (47.06%) CCNP
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (41.18%) Juniper
6 7 (41.18%) WAN
6 7 (41.18%) Palo Alto
7 6 (35.29%) LAN
8 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
8 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (29.41%) SD-WAN
8 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
9 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (23.53%) F5
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (23.53%) NAS
9 4 (23.53%) Wireless
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 4 (23.53%) CCIE
10 3 (17.65%) Python
10 3 (17.65%) CCNA
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (17.65%) IPv4

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (88.24%) MPLS
3 10 (58.82%) OSPF
4 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
6 5 (29.41%) SD-WAN
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) NAS
7 4 (23.53%) SAN
7 4 (23.53%) Wireless
8 3 (17.65%) HSRP
8 3 (17.65%) IPv4
8 3 (17.65%) IPv6
8 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (17.65%) VLAN
8 3 (17.65%) VoIP
8 3 (17.65%) VRRP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IP Design Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IP Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior IP Design Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Presales
4 1 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNP
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCIE
3 3 (17.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Fortinet
3 7 (41.18%) Juniper
3 7 (41.18%) Palo Alto
4 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 4 (23.53%) F5
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) VMware