Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > North East
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 74 84
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 21 8 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.64% 1.00% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.99% 8.00% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 9
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 "
25th Percentile £33,750 £41,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £55,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +83.33% -
75th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £42,915
90th Percentile " " £46,015
England median annual salary £51,500 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.44% +2.27% +10.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 191 100 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.88% 12.44% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 152 85 131
10th Percentile £22,075 £23,500 £22,000
25th Percentile £26,125 £28,500 £25,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £37,570
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.47% +0.19%
75th Percentile £52,813 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £57,500 £58,414
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in the North East

BGP
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BGP in the North East.

Salary trend for BGP in the North East

BGP
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing BGP in the North East over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for BGP in the North East

BGP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the North East region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear -12 16 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Durham - 5 £35,000 - 4
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 North East region with a requirement for BGP.

1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
3 17 (80.95%) CCNP
3 17 (80.95%) CCNA
3 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (80.95%) OSPF
4 14 (66.67%) Network Design
4 14 (66.67%) Meraki
4 14 (66.67%) Palo Alto
5 13 (61.90%) Fortinet
6 12 (57.14%) Juniper
7 11 (52.38%) MPLS
7 11 (52.38%) IPsec
8 10 (47.62%) EIGRP
8 10 (47.62%) JNCIA
8 10 (47.62%) Firmware
8 10 (47.62%) Internet
8 10 (47.62%) RIP
8 10 (47.62%) VPN
8 10 (47.62%) VoIP
9 8 (38.10%) WAN
9 8 (38.10%) DHCP
9 8 (38.10%) DNS
9 8 (38.10%) LAN
9 8 (38.10%) Wireless
10 7 (33.33%) VLAN
10 7 (33.33%) IPv4
10 7 (33.33%) IPv6
11 6 (28.57%) WLAN
12 4 (19.05%) ITIL

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) OSPF
3 11 (52.38%) IPsec
3 11 (52.38%) MPLS
4 10 (47.62%) EIGRP
4 10 (47.62%) Internet
4 10 (47.62%) RIP
4 10 (47.62%) VoIP
4 10 (47.62%) VPN
5 8 (38.10%) DHCP
5 8 (38.10%) DNS
5 8 (38.10%) LAN
5 8 (38.10%) WAN
5 8 (38.10%) Wireless
6 7 (33.33%) IPv4
6 7 (33.33%) IPv6
6 7 (33.33%) VLAN
7 6 (28.57%) WLAN
8 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 4 (19.05%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Network Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (52.38%) Juniper Engineer
4 10 (47.62%) IP Engineer
4 10 (47.62%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Network Design
2 4 (19.05%) Full Stack Development
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Adaptive Security
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.76%) Information Management
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) CCNA
1 17 (80.95%) CCNP
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Firmware
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) Meraki
2 14 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 13 (61.90%) Fortinet
4 12 (57.14%) Juniper
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Aruba
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) Infoblox
7 2 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (9.52%) Sophos
8 1 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (4.76%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
8 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds