Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 242 257
Rank change year-on-year -34 +15 +68
Permanent jobs citing BGP 76 121 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.92% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.01% 5.95% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 69 112 103
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +28.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £35,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 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 1,894 2,032 1,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.97% 15.49% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,553 1,646 1,572
North West median annual salary £42,396 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.71% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Cheshire -2 29 £44,000 -2.22% 3
Manchester -18 28 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Merseyside +31 12 £45,000 - 1
Lancashire +2 7 £40,000 -5.88%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 63 (82.89%) Cisco
2 58 (76.32%) OSPF
3 51 (67.11%) MPLS
4 50 (65.79%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (63.16%) Firewall
6 46 (60.53%) WAN
7 38 (50.00%) LAN
8 37 (48.68%) CCNP
9 32 (42.11%) CCNA
10 29 (38.16%) Juniper
11 28 (36.84%) VPN
12 24 (31.58%) EIGRP
13 23 (30.26%) Cisco IOS
14 22 (28.95%) Network Security
14 22 (28.95%) DNS
15 20 (26.32%) TCP/IP
16 19 (25.00%) CheckPoint
17 18 (23.68%) Ethernet
17 18 (23.68%) F5
18 17 (22.37%) Load Balancing
18 17 (22.37%) Wireless
19 15 (19.74%) Cisco ASA
20 14 (18.42%) Network Design
21 13 (17.11%) DHCP
21 13 (17.11%) VoIP
22 12 (15.79%) VLAN
22 12 (15.79%) NX-OS
22 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
23 11 (14.47%) Meraki
23 11 (14.47%) Python

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 (2.63%) nginx
1 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (76.32%) OSPF
2 51 (67.11%) MPLS
3 48 (63.16%) Firewall
4 46 (60.53%) WAN
5 38 (50.00%) LAN
6 28 (36.84%) VPN
7 24 (31.58%) EIGRP
8 23 (30.26%) Cisco IOS
9 22 (28.95%) DNS
9 22 (28.95%) Network Security
10 20 (26.32%) TCP/IP
11 18 (23.68%) Ethernet
12 17 (22.37%) Wireless
13 15 (19.74%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (17.11%) DHCP
14 13 (17.11%) VoIP
15 12 (15.79%) NX-OS
15 12 (15.79%) VLAN
16 11 (14.47%) IPsec
16 11 (14.47%) RIP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Retail
3 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 23 (30.26%) Cisco Engineer
2 23 (30.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) IP Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) IP Network Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Junior
6 8 (10.53%) Junior Cisco Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Junior Network Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) NOC Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Server Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Linux
1 7 (9.21%) Windows
1 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
2 6 (7.89%) CentOS
2 6 (7.89%) SUSE
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Load Balancing
2 14 (18.42%) Network Design
3 11 (14.47%) ITIL
4 8 (10.53%) Network Management
5 7 (9.21%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (9.21%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (9.21%) Security Patching
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (7.89%) Network Architecture
6 6 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (7.89%) Server Management
7 5 (6.58%) Change Management
7 5 (6.58%) Information Security
7 5 (6.58%) Project Management
7 5 (6.58%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.26%) OWASP
8 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) Perl
1 11 (14.47%) Python
2 1 (1.32%) PHP
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (65.79%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (48.68%) CCNP
3 32 (42.11%) CCNA
4 7 (9.21%) Degree
4 7 (9.21%) JNCIP
5 3 (3.95%) CCIE
6 2 (2.63%) CCDP
6 2 (2.63%) CISSP
6 2 (2.63%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.32%) CCSE
7 1 (1.32%) IISP
7 1 (1.32%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.32%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) PCI DSS
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.58%) pfSense
3 5 (6.58%) Terminal Services
4 4 (5.26%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) FortiGate
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (5.26%) Nagios
4 2 (2.63%) Cacti
4 2 (2.63%) RANCID
5 1 (1.32%) OpenNMS
5 1 (1.32%) OpenView
5 1 (1.32%) Puppet
5 1 (1.32%) QRadar
5 1 (1.32%) SCCM
5 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (82.89%) Cisco
2 29 (38.16%) Juniper
3 19 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 18 (23.68%) F5
5 11 (14.47%) Meraki
6 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 7 (9.21%) Riverbed
8 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.26%) Mitel
10 3 (3.95%) Ericsson
10 3 (3.95%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.95%) Huawei
10 3 (3.95%) VMware
11 2 (2.63%) Arista
11 2 (2.63%) Brocade
11 2 (2.63%) Dell
12 1 (1.32%) Extreme Networks
12 1 (1.32%) IBM