The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 58 72 68
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.23% 0.30% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 2.78% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +23.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.21% -5.00%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 55 72 106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 12.85% 10.79% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 89
Median salary £29,500 £34,500 £31,275
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.49% +10.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for BGP in Staffordshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware