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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > North East
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 87 86 82
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +21
Permanent jobs citing BGP 24 9 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.61% 0.79% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 4.64% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 14
10th Percentile - - £30,350
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34% -15.53%
75th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £44,750
90th Percentile £43,000 £51,000 -
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.65% +7.62%

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 236 194 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.83% 17.09% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 150 131 144
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,825
25th Percentile £32,500 £26,625 £26,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -11.39%
75th Percentile £43,750 £50,000 £44,750
90th Percentile £53,950 £62,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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
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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Durham - 19 £35,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear -7 5 £37,500 -6.25%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 24 (100.00%) LAN
1 24 (100.00%) WAN
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (91.67%) CCNP
2 22 (91.67%) CCNA
3 20 (83.33%) OSPF
4 18 (75.00%) DNS
4 18 (75.00%) DHCP
4 18 (75.00%) Wireless
5 16 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (66.67%) Palo Alto
6 14 (58.33%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
6 14 (58.33%) Operations Management
6 14 (58.33%) Degree
6 14 (58.33%) Load Balancing
6 14 (58.33%) Mathematics
6 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
6 14 (58.33%) Web Filtering
6 14 (58.33%) Adaptive Security
6 14 (58.33%) NGFW
6 14 (58.33%) IPsec
6 14 (58.33%) Information Management
6 14 (58.33%) Network Design
6 14 (58.33%) PKI
6 14 (58.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 14 (58.33%) SolarWinds
6 14 (58.33%) SolarWinds Orion

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 24 (100.00%) Firewall
1 24 (100.00%) LAN
1 24 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (83.33%) OSPF
3 18 (75.00%) DHCP
3 18 (75.00%) DNS
3 18 (75.00%) Wireless
4 16 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (58.33%) 3G
5 14 (58.33%) 4G
5 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (58.33%) Ethernet
5 14 (58.33%) FCoE
5 14 (58.33%) IPsec
5 14 (58.33%) ISDN
5 14 (58.33%) Junos
5 14 (58.33%) MPLS
5 14 (58.33%) SAN
5 14 (58.33%) SSL
5 14 (58.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (16.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Network Engineer
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 14 (58.33%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
1 14 (58.33%) Management Information System
1 14 (58.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
1 14 (58.33%) Unix
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Adaptive Security
1 14 (58.33%) Change Control
1 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
1 14 (58.33%) Information Management
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
1 14 (58.33%) Kalman Filter
1 14 (58.33%) Load Balancing
1 14 (58.33%) Mathematics
1 14 (58.33%) Network Design
1 14 (58.33%) Operations Management
1 14 (58.33%) WAN Optimisation
1 14 (58.33%) Web Filtering
2 4 (16.67%) Full Stack Development
2 4 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) CCNA
1 22 (91.67%) CCNP
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (58.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Prime
1 14 (58.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 14 (58.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 14 (58.33%) F5
3 14 (58.33%) Forcepoint
3 14 (58.33%) Juniper
3 14 (58.33%) SolarWinds
4 4 (16.67%) Meraki
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (8.33%) Sophos