Period
to 25 February 2018

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 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 253 298
Rank change year-on-year -28 +45 -14
Permanent jobs citing BGP 82 113 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.92% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 6.16% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 79 97 48
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -20.00% +33.34%
10th Percentile £35,000 £25,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,500 £55,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,682 1,834 1,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.33% 14.90% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,319 1,444 1,377
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,825 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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
Manchester -1 57 £46,000 +21.85% 7
Cheshire -52 16 £40,500 -14.74% 6
Lancashire -5 6 £35,000 -14.63% 1
Merseyside - 3 £45,000 -
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 75 (91.46%) Cisco
2 65 (79.27%) OSPF
3 64 (78.05%) Firewall
4 61 (74.39%) VPN
5 57 (69.51%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (59.76%) MPLS
7 48 (58.54%) LAN
8 45 (54.88%) CCNP
9 43 (52.44%) WAN
10 40 (48.78%) Ethernet
10 40 (48.78%) Juniper
11 38 (46.34%) Data Centre
12 37 (45.12%) EIGRP
13 35 (42.68%) VoIP
14 34 (41.46%) Network Security
15 31 (37.80%) VLAN
15 31 (37.80%) DNS
16 30 (36.59%) IPsec
17 28 (34.15%) Wireless
18 27 (32.93%) Wi-Fi
19 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
19 26 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (31.71%) IPv6
20 24 (29.27%) SSL
20 24 (29.27%) Ericsson
20 24 (29.27%) HSRP
21 23 (28.05%) TACACS
21 23 (28.05%) Load Balancing
22 22 (26.83%) VRRP
22 22 (26.83%) CCNA

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 5 (6.10%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (79.27%) OSPF
2 64 (78.05%) Firewall
3 61 (74.39%) VPN
4 49 (59.76%) MPLS
5 48 (58.54%) LAN
6 43 (52.44%) WAN
7 40 (48.78%) Ethernet
8 37 (45.12%) EIGRP
9 35 (42.68%) VoIP
10 34 (41.46%) Network Security
11 31 (37.80%) DNS
11 31 (37.80%) VLAN
12 30 (36.59%) IPsec
13 28 (34.15%) Wireless
14 27 (32.93%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (31.71%) IPv6
16 24 (29.27%) HSRP
16 24 (29.27%) SSL
17 23 (28.05%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.76%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (58.54%) Network Engineer
2 18 (21.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Architect
4 9 (10.98%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Security Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Designer
6 7 (8.54%) Network Designer
6 7 (8.54%) NOC Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior NOC Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) IP Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Network Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Network Security Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 38 (46.34%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (8.54%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.88%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.66%) Life Science
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Linux
2 8 (9.76%) Unix
2 8 (9.76%) Windows
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) Load Balancing
2 19 (23.17%) Network Management
3 14 (17.07%) Configuration Management
3 14 (17.07%) ITIL
3 14 (17.07%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (15.85%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (14.63%) Change Management
5 12 (14.63%) Network Design
6 9 (10.98%) Incident Management
6 9 (10.98%) Proactive Monitoring
6 9 (10.98%) Service Management
7 7 (8.54%) Change Control
7 7 (8.54%) Fault Analysis
7 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.54%) Network Virtualisation
7 7 (8.54%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (7.32%) Network Architecture
9 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (6.10%) Network Planning
9 5 (6.10%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) Perl
1 14 (17.07%) PHP
1 14 (17.07%) Python
1 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (69.51%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (54.88%) CCNP
3 22 (26.83%) CCNA
4 16 (19.51%) JNCIP
5 6 (7.32%) Degree
6 5 (6.10%) CCDP
7 2 (2.44%) CCIE
7 2 (2.44%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.22%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.32%) PMO
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) VMware NSX
3 3 (3.66%) Firmware
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (25.61%) Cacti
2 14 (17.07%) Nagios
2 14 (17.07%) OpenNMS
2 14 (17.07%) Puppet
2 14 (17.07%) RANCID
2 14 (17.07%) SCCM
3 6 (7.32%) SCOM
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (3.66%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 75 (91.46%) Cisco
2 40 (48.78%) Juniper
3 24 (29.27%) Ericsson
4 21 (25.61%) F5
5 17 (20.73%) Huawei
6 13 (15.85%) Brocade
6 13 (15.85%) Foundry
7 11 (13.41%) IronPort
8 8 (9.76%) Redback
9 7 (8.54%) Polycom
9 7 (8.54%) Siemens
9 7 (8.54%) SolarWinds
10 6 (7.32%) Riverbed
10 6 (7.32%) ZyXEL
11 5 (6.10%) Google
11 5 (6.10%) VMware
12 4 (4.88%) BT
12 4 (4.88%) Capita
12 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
13 3 (3.66%) Openreach