The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 212 181
Rank change year-on-year 0 -31  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 38 23 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.40% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 2.66% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 50
Median salary £41,000 £41,438 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +10.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year - -2.06%  

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 the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 905 865 1141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.71% 15.00% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 713 708 876
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

BGP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for BGP in the North West

BGP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in the North West

BGP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester -16 24 £40,000 -4.76% 5
Lancashire - 10 £41,000 -
Cheshire +5 4 £50,000 +53.84% 1
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 84 (95.45%) Cisco
2 69 (78.41%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (73.86%) MPLS
4 64 (72.73%) OSPF
5 63 (71.59%) CCNP
6 60 (68.18%) Firewall
7 54 (61.36%) Juniper
8 47 (53.41%) LAN
9 46 (52.27%) WAN
10 34 (38.64%) Network Security
11 33 (37.50%) Network Design
11 33 (37.50%) JNCIP
12 32 (36.36%) Network Management
13 29 (32.95%) DNS
14 28 (31.82%) CCNA
14 28 (31.82%) Mentoring
15 23 (26.14%) TCP/IP
16 22 (25.00%) EIGRP
16 22 (25.00%) Wireless
17 21 (23.86%) Data Centre
18 20 (22.73%) VLAN
18 20 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
19 19 (21.59%) Ethernet
20 18 (20.45%) DHCP
20 18 (20.45%) Ericsson
20 18 (20.45%) Risk Assessment
21 16 (18.18%) Internet
21 16 (18.18%) F5
22 15 (17.05%) Telecoms
22 15 (17.05%) Finance

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (2.27%) nginx
2 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) SaaS
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.14%) Office 365
5 1 (1.14%) PaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (73.86%) MPLS
2 64 (72.73%) OSPF
3 60 (68.18%) Firewall
4 47 (53.41%) LAN
5 46 (52.27%) WAN
6 34 (38.64%) Network Security
7 29 (32.95%) DNS
8 23 (26.14%) TCP/IP
9 22 (25.00%) EIGRP
9 22 (25.00%) Wireless
10 20 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (22.73%) VLAN
11 19 (21.59%) Ethernet
12 18 (20.45%) DHCP
13 16 (18.18%) Internet
14 14 (15.91%) TACACS
15 12 (13.64%) Broadband
15 12 (13.64%) DMVPN
15 12 (13.64%) SNA
15 12 (13.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
1 15 (17.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (77.27%) Network Engineer
2 20 (22.73%) Lead Network Engineer
3 15 (17.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (15.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) NOC Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Network Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Senior NOC Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Data Centre Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Design Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Network Design Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.55%) Wiki
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) CentOS
2 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.50%) Network Design
2 32 (36.36%) Network Management
3 28 (31.82%) Mentoring
4 18 (20.45%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (15.91%) Change Management
6 12 (13.64%) High Availability
7 10 (11.36%) ITIL
8 8 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.82%) Coaching
9 6 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.55%) Analytics
10 4 (4.55%) Data Analytics
10 4 (4.55%) Data Validation
10 4 (4.55%) Presales
10 4 (4.55%) Service Management
10 4 (4.55%) Ticket Management
10 4 (4.55%) Validation
11 3 (3.41%) Information Security
11 3 (3.41%) Load Balancing
12 2 (2.27%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) Perl
1 1 (1.14%) Python
1 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (78.41%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (71.59%) CCNP
3 33 (37.50%) JNCIP
4 28 (31.82%) CCNA
5 14 (15.91%) CCIE
6 6 (6.82%) Degree
7 5 (5.68%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.27%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.91%) PCI DSS
2 9 (10.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) Cacti
1 8 (9.09%) Nagios
1 8 (9.09%) OpenNMS
1 8 (9.09%) Puppet
1 8 (9.09%) RANCID
1 8 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.27%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 84 (95.45%) Cisco
2 54 (61.36%) Juniper
3 18 (20.45%) Ericsson
4 16 (18.18%) F5
5 15 (17.05%) Fortinet
6 14 (15.91%) CheckPoint
6 14 (15.91%) Huawei
7 7 (7.95%) VMware
8 5 (5.68%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.68%) Palo Alto
8 5 (5.68%) Redback
9 4 (4.55%) Brocade
9 4 (4.55%) Foundry
9 4 (4.55%) HP
9 4 (4.55%) WatchGuard
9 4 (4.55%) ZyXEL
10 3 (3.41%) Meraki
11 2 (2.27%) Aruba
11 2 (2.27%) Draytek
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent training, progression
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + 15-20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago