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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 188 232
Rank change year-on-year -38 +44  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 52 50 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.76% 0.89% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 5.61% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 46 44 10
Median salary £44,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.14% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £26,000 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 1057 892 957
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.47% 15.85% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 844 756 767
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 28 £42,500 +31.78% 7
Cheshire -25 11 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Lancashire - 11 £42,500 -
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 91 (96.81%) Cisco
2 76 (80.85%) MPLS
3 71 (75.53%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (75.53%) Firewall
4 68 (72.34%) CCNP
5 66 (70.21%) OSPF
6 65 (69.15%) Juniper
7 45 (47.87%) LAN
8 42 (44.68%) Network Security
9 41 (43.62%) WAN
9 41 (43.62%) Ethernet
10 37 (39.36%) JNCIP
11 35 (37.23%) Network Management
12 34 (36.17%) VPN
13 33 (35.11%) Network Design
14 29 (30.85%) DNS
14 29 (30.85%) Mentoring
15 27 (28.72%) EIGRP
16 26 (27.66%) CCNA
16 26 (27.66%) Wireless
17 25 (26.60%) F5
18 24 (25.53%) Broadband
19 23 (24.47%) Cisco IOS
20 22 (23.40%) IPsec
20 22 (23.40%) SNMP
21 21 (22.34%) TACACS
21 21 (22.34%) Cisco ASA
22 20 (21.28%) Data Centre
23 19 (20.21%) Risk Assessment
23 19 (20.21%) Load Balancing

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 (2.13%) SAS
2 1 (1.06%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) SaaS
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) IaaS
3 2 (2.13%) Office 365
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.06%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (80.85%) MPLS
2 71 (75.53%) Firewall
3 66 (70.21%) OSPF
4 45 (47.87%) LAN
5 42 (44.68%) Network Security
6 41 (43.62%) Ethernet
6 41 (43.62%) WAN
7 34 (36.17%) VPN
8 29 (30.85%) DNS
9 27 (28.72%) EIGRP
10 26 (27.66%) Wireless
11 24 (25.53%) Broadband
12 23 (24.47%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (23.40%) IPsec
13 22 (23.40%) SNMP
14 21 (22.34%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (22.34%) TACACS
15 18 (19.15%) TCP/IP
16 15 (15.96%) Internet
17 14 (14.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.96%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (76.60%) Network Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (15.96%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (14.89%) Lead Network Engineer
4 14 (14.89%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) IP Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Network Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Juniper Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) IT Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) Network Security Architect
10 2 (2.13%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.19%) Wiki
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Linux
1 9 (9.57%) Unix
2 6 (6.38%) Windows
2 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) CentOS
3 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) Network Management
2 33 (35.11%) Network Design
3 29 (30.85%) Mentoring
4 19 (20.21%) Load Balancing
4 19 (20.21%) Risk Assessment
5 16 (17.02%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (15.96%) ITIL
7 14 (14.89%) Change Management
8 11 (11.70%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.57%) Service Management
10 8 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (7.45%) High Availability
12 6 (6.38%) ITIL V3
12 6 (6.38%) ITSM
12 6 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (5.32%) Asset Management
13 5 (5.32%) Coaching
13 5 (5.32%) Migration
13 5 (5.32%) Web Filtering
14 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) Python
2 5 (5.32%) C
3 3 (3.19%) Perl
4 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.13%) SQL
5 1 (1.06%) C#
5 1 (1.06%) C++
5 1 (1.06%) Go
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (75.53%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (72.34%) CCNP
3 37 (39.36%) JNCIP
4 26 (27.66%) CCNA
5 13 (13.83%) Degree
6 10 (10.64%) CCIE
7 6 (6.38%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.06%) CCENT
10 1 (1.06%) CCSP
10 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.57%) SLA
3 4 (4.26%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) Cacti
2 11 (11.70%) Nagios
2 11 (11.70%) OpenNMS
2 11 (11.70%) Puppet
2 11 (11.70%) RANCID
2 11 (11.70%) SCCM
3 8 (8.51%) FortiGate
4 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.06%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (96.81%) Cisco
2 65 (69.15%) Juniper
3 25 (26.60%) F5
4 18 (19.15%) Ericsson
5 14 (14.89%) Huawei
6 9 (9.57%) Fortinet
6 9 (9.57%) Riverbed
7 8 (8.51%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.38%) BT
8 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 6 (6.38%) VMware
9 5 (5.32%) Brocade
9 5 (5.32%) Foundry
9 5 (5.32%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.26%) Redback
11 3 (3.19%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.19%) IronPort
11 3 (3.19%) Polycom
11 3 (3.19%) ZyXEL
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