Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 265 269
Rank change year-on-year -32 +4 +11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 63 94 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.73% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 4.86% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 58 82 74
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,800 £33,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,375 £58,625 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 1,684 1,934 1,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.56% 14.99% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,343 1,523 1,434
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £59,813
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -19 26 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Manchester -4 18 £40,000 - 15
Lancashire -7 12 £35,000 -14.63% 4
Merseyside - 7 £45,000 - 2
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 55 (87.30%) Cisco
2 53 (84.13%) OSPF
3 46 (73.02%) MPLS
4 42 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (63.49%) WAN
5 40 (63.49%) Firewall
6 36 (57.14%) CCNP
7 35 (55.56%) CCNA
7 35 (55.56%) LAN
8 28 (44.44%) VPN
9 25 (39.68%) Juniper
10 22 (34.92%) Ethernet
11 21 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
11 21 (33.33%) Network Security
12 20 (31.75%) EIGRP
12 20 (31.75%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (30.16%) DNS
14 17 (26.98%) Wireless
15 16 (25.40%) F5
16 14 (22.22%) IPsec
16 14 (22.22%) Network Design
16 14 (22.22%) TACACS
17 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
17 13 (20.63%) Wireshark
17 13 (20.63%) Network Management
18 12 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
18 12 (19.05%) Riverbed
18 12 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
18 12 (19.05%) NX-OS
18 12 (19.05%) Telecoms

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 (3.17%) nginx
2 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (84.13%) OSPF
2 46 (73.02%) MPLS
3 40 (63.49%) Firewall
3 40 (63.49%) WAN
4 35 (55.56%) LAN
5 28 (44.44%) VPN
6 22 (34.92%) Ethernet
7 21 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 21 (33.33%) Network Security
8 20 (31.75%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (31.75%) EIGRP
9 19 (30.16%) DNS
10 17 (26.98%) Wireless
11 14 (22.22%) IPsec
11 14 (22.22%) TACACS
12 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
12 13 (20.63%) Wireshark
13 12 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (19.05%) NX-OS
13 12 (19.05%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
2 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Network Engineer
2 19 (30.16%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (30.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) IP Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Administrator
6 6 (9.52%) Network Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco Network Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) IP Design Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Junior Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.35%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
1 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (6.35%) CentOS
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) SUSE
2 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Network Design
2 13 (20.63%) Network Management
3 12 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (17.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (17.46%) Security Patching
5 9 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.94%) Information Security
6 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.94%) Project Management
6 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.35%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (6.35%) ITIL
7 4 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (4.76%) High Availability
8 3 (4.76%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.76%) Network Optimisation
9 2 (3.17%) Change Control
9 2 (3.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) Perl
2 10 (15.87%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) PHP
3 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (57.14%) CCNP
3 35 (55.56%) CCNA
4 11 (17.46%) JNCIP
5 6 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.59%) CCDP
7 1 (1.59%) CISSP
7 1 (1.59%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) GPG13
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.35%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.76%) pfSense
4 1 (1.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.17%) Cacti
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.59%) Nagios
4 1 (1.59%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) RANCID
4 1 (1.59%) SCCM
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 55 (87.30%) Cisco
2 25 (39.68%) Juniper
3 16 (25.40%) F5
4 12 (19.05%) Riverbed
5 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
6 7 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.94%) Meraki
9 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.17%) Arista
10 2 (3.17%) HP
10 2 (3.17%) VMware
11 1 (1.59%) Aruba
11 1 (1.59%) Brocade
11 1 (1.59%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.59%) Foundry
11 1 (1.59%) Google
11 1 (1.59%) Huawei
11 1 (1.59%) Redback