Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - +30 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.21% - 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,000 - £35,000
10th Percentile £27,500 - £32,500
90th Percentile £32,500 - £37,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 63 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.26% 10.09% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 8
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +32.08%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £52,250 £50,000 £44,525
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Northern Ireland

BGP
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for BGP in Northern Ireland

BGP
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
County Antrim - 1 £30,000 -
BGP
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for BGP.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Networks

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper