Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 270 301
Rank change year-on-year +7 +31 +52
Permanent jobs citing BGP 119 91 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.90% 0.73% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.10% 4.65% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 108 81 61
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -27.62% +51.08%
10th Percentile £35,875 £22,250 £38,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +9.47%

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 1952 1959 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.73% 15.69% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1610 1507
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +9 69 £50,000 +36.99% 10
Cheshire -22 34 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Lancashire +2 8 £42,500 +3.66%
Merseyside - 4 £45,000 -
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 115 (96.64%) Cisco
2 104 (87.39%) Firewall
3 93 (78.15%) OSPF
4 90 (75.63%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (73.11%) VPN
6 84 (70.59%) MPLS
7 76 (63.87%) CCNP
8 74 (62.18%) LAN
9 73 (61.34%) WAN
10 64 (53.78%) Ethernet
10 64 (53.78%) Juniper
11 63 (52.94%) EIGRP
12 58 (48.74%) Load Balancing
13 54 (45.38%) Network Security
14 51 (42.86%) Wireless
14 51 (42.86%) IPsec
15 45 (37.82%) Cisco ASA
16 44 (36.97%) F5
16 44 (36.97%) Data Centre
17 43 (36.13%) DNS
18 42 (35.29%) VoIP
18 42 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
19 38 (31.93%) SSL
20 37 (31.09%) TACACS
21 30 (25.21%) SNMP
22 28 (23.53%) DHCP
23 27 (22.69%) CCNA
23 27 (22.69%) JNCIP
24 26 (21.85%) Wi-Fi
24 26 (21.85%) Broadband

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 9 (7.56%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.56%) Office 365
3 4 (3.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (87.39%) Firewall
2 93 (78.15%) OSPF
3 87 (73.11%) VPN
4 84 (70.59%) MPLS
5 74 (62.18%) LAN
6 73 (61.34%) WAN
7 64 (53.78%) Ethernet
8 63 (52.94%) EIGRP
9 54 (45.38%) Network Security
10 51 (42.86%) IPsec
10 51 (42.86%) Wireless
11 45 (37.82%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (36.13%) DNS
13 42 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
13 42 (35.29%) VoIP
14 38 (31.93%) SSL
15 37 (31.09%) TACACS
16 30 (25.21%) SNMP
17 28 (23.53%) DHCP
18 26 (21.85%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (15.97%) Finance
1 19 (15.97%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (63.87%) Network Engineer
2 25 (21.01%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (19.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (16.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 18 (15.13%) Operations Engineer
6 13 (10.92%) Architect
7 11 (9.24%) Network Architect
7 11 (9.24%) Network Security Architect
7 11 (9.24%) Security Architect
8 8 (6.72%) Lead Network Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) IP Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Network Specialist
11 5 (4.20%) Designer
11 5 (4.20%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.72%) CSS
2 7 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 44 (36.97%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.72%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.04%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.20%) Life Science
6 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.84%) Clustering
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.29%) Linux
2 14 (11.76%) Unix
2 14 (11.76%) Windows
3 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.74%) Load Balancing
2 26 (21.85%) ITIL
2 26 (21.85%) Kalman Filter
2 26 (21.85%) Network Management
3 21 (17.65%) Network Design
3 21 (17.65%) Service Management
4 19 (15.97%) Mentoring
5 14 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 11 (9.24%) Change Management
6 11 (9.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (9.24%) Incident Management
6 11 (9.24%) Information Security
6 11 (9.24%) WAN Optimisation
7 10 (8.40%) ITIL V3
7 10 (8.40%) ITSM
7 10 (8.40%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (8.40%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (8.40%) TOGAF
7 10 (8.40%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.76%) Python
2 7 (5.88%) Perl
2 7 (5.88%) PHP
2 7 (5.88%) SQL
3 6 (5.04%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (75.63%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (63.87%) CCNP
3 27 (22.69%) CCNA
3 27 (22.69%) JNCIP
4 23 (19.33%) Degree
5 10 (8.40%) CCIE
6 7 (5.88%) CCDP
7 2 (1.68%) CCENT
7 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) PMO
2 14 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.52%) Firmware
3 3 (2.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 26 (21.85%) Cacti
2 14 (11.76%) Nagios
2 14 (11.76%) OpenNMS
2 14 (11.76%) Puppet
2 14 (11.76%) RANCID
2 14 (11.76%) SCCM
3 10 (8.40%) FortiGate
4 6 (5.04%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (4.20%) SCOM
6 2 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 115 (96.64%) Cisco
2 64 (53.78%) Juniper
3 44 (36.97%) F5
4 24 (20.17%) Ericsson
5 21 (17.65%) Riverbed
6 16 (13.45%) Huawei
7 13 (10.92%) Brocade
7 13 (10.92%) Foundry
8 12 (10.08%) SolarWinds
9 10 (8.40%) IronPort
9 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
10 9 (7.56%) Google
10 9 (7.56%) Redback
11 8 (6.72%) Polycom
11 8 (6.72%) Siemens
12 7 (5.88%) BT
13 5 (4.20%) Blue Coat
13 5 (4.20%) CheckPoint
13 5 (4.20%) VMware
13 5 (4.20%) ZyXEL