Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 250 232
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18 +4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 72 62 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.63% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.98% 4.16% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 59 111
West Midlands median annual salary £48,250 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.52% -4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,075 £32,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £57,625 £71,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,446 1,489 1,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.91% 15.21% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,013 1,199 1,381
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in the West Midlands

BGP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for BGP in the West Midlands

BGP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for BGP in the West Midlands

BGP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Birmingham +32 54 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Warwickshire +4 8 £50,000 -
Worcestershire +24 4 - -
Coventry -12 4 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Solihull +10 1 £27,500 -45.00% 3
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BGP.

1 66 (91.67%) Cisco
2 65 (90.28%) OSPF
3 63 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (83.33%) CCNP
5 54 (75.00%) VPN
6 51 (70.83%) Data Centre
7 49 (68.06%) CheckPoint
8 47 (65.28%) Cisco ASA
8 47 (65.28%) Presales
9 45 (62.50%) Juniper
10 44 (61.11%) Fortinet
11 43 (59.72%) DNS
11 43 (59.72%) DHCP
12 41 (56.94%) ITIL
12 41 (56.94%) SNMP
12 41 (56.94%) MPLS
12 41 (56.94%) ITIL V3
13 38 (52.78%) FWSM
14 33 (45.83%) Firewall
15 32 (44.44%) SSL
15 32 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
16 30 (41.67%) Load Balancing
17 29 (40.28%) Network Security
17 29 (40.28%) Ethernet
17 29 (40.28%) LAN
17 29 (40.28%) SIEM
18 28 (38.89%) F5
19 27 (37.50%) TCP/IP
19 27 (37.50%) Project Management
19 27 (37.50%) VLAN

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 20 (27.78%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (90.28%) OSPF
2 54 (75.00%) VPN
3 47 (65.28%) Cisco ASA
4 43 (59.72%) DHCP
4 43 (59.72%) DNS
5 41 (56.94%) MPLS
5 41 (56.94%) SNMP
6 38 (52.78%) FWSM
7 33 (45.83%) Firewall
8 32 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 32 (44.44%) SSL
9 29 (40.28%) Ethernet
9 29 (40.28%) LAN
9 29 (40.28%) Network Security
10 27 (37.50%) IPsec
10 27 (37.50%) TCP/IP
10 27 (37.50%) VLAN
11 25 (34.72%) WAN
12 24 (33.33%) WLAN
13 22 (30.56%) Cisco Firepower
Development Applications
1 18 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.94%) Billing
3 3 (4.17%) Finance
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Architect
1 25 (34.72%) Solutions Architect
2 24 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 24 (33.33%) Security Solutions Architect
3 17 (23.61%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 17 (23.61%) Senior Network Specialist
4 16 (22.22%) Network Specialist
5 10 (13.89%) Network Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Network Manager
6 8 (11.11%) Network Services Manager
6 8 (11.11%) Service Manager
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Manager
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Network Manager
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Service Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Network Design Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) NOC Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (2.78%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (70.83%) Data Centre
2 25 (34.72%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (27.78%) Cyberthreat
3 20 (27.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 18 (25.00%) PKI
5 7 (9.72%) Algorithms
6 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.94%) FlexPod
7 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (65.28%) Presales
2 41 (56.94%) ITIL
2 41 (56.94%) ITIL V3
3 30 (41.67%) Load Balancing
4 29 (40.28%) SIEM
5 27 (37.50%) Project Management
6 25 (34.72%) Network Design
7 22 (30.56%) E-Commerce
8 21 (29.17%) Line Management
8 21 (29.17%) Network Monitoring
8 21 (29.17%) Service Delivery
9 20 (27.78%) Incident Management
9 20 (27.78%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 20 (27.78%) Software Optimisation
9 20 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
10 18 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (25.00%) Service Management
11 16 (22.22%) Due Diligence
11 16 (22.22%) PRINCE2
11 16 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 63 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (83.33%) CCNP
3 22 (30.56%) CCDP
3 22 (30.56%) CISSP
4 20 (27.78%) CCSE
4 20 (27.78%) IISP
4 20 (27.78%) ISSAP
4 20 (27.78%) JNCIP
5 17 (23.61%) Degree
6 16 (22.22%) PMI Certification
6 16 (22.22%) PMP
7 13 (18.06%) CCNA
8 4 (5.56%) CCIP
8 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (2.78%) CCDA
9 2 (2.78%) CCIE
9 2 (2.78%) CCSA
9 2 (2.78%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (27.78%) QRadar
2 12 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco UCCX
4 9 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 66 (91.67%) Cisco
2 49 (68.06%) CheckPoint
3 45 (62.50%) Juniper
4 44 (61.11%) Fortinet
5 28 (38.89%) F5
6 20 (27.78%) Forcepoint
6 20 (27.78%) IBM
6 20 (27.78%) LogRhythm
6 20 (27.78%) Splunk
6 20 (27.78%) Tufin
7 16 (22.22%) CA
8 10 (13.89%) SolarWinds
9 6 (8.33%) Aruba
9 6 (8.33%) Meraki
10 5 (6.94%) Brocade
10 5 (6.94%) HP
11 1 (1.39%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (1.39%) Capita
11 1 (1.39%) Huawei