Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 255 217
Rank change year-on-year +23 -38 -23
Permanent jobs citing BGP 73 71 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.71% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.83% 4.65% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 43 57 121
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,606 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 1,512 1,526 1,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.94% 15.21% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,035 1,236 1,482
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,250 £24,259
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +9 56 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Warwickshire +17 5 £36,000 -1.37% 1
Solihull +14 5 £27,000 -46.00% 1
Worcestershire +13 3 £33,682 +12.27%
Shropshire +13 2 £30,000 -14.29%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 68 (93.15%) OSPF
2 67 (91.78%) Cisco
3 65 (89.04%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (84.93%) CCNP
5 56 (76.71%) Juniper
6 53 (72.60%) VPN
6 53 (72.60%) Data Centre
7 52 (71.23%) Cisco ASA
8 51 (69.86%) Fortinet
9 50 (68.49%) CheckPoint
10 49 (67.12%) FWSM
11 48 (65.75%) Firewall
12 37 (50.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 36 (49.32%) IPsec
14 35 (47.95%) MPLS
15 34 (46.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 34 (46.58%) PKI
15 34 (46.58%) F5
15 34 (46.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (46.58%) Self-Motivation
16 32 (43.84%) ITIL
16 32 (43.84%) Presales
17 30 (41.10%) ITIL V3
17 30 (41.10%) DNS
17 30 (41.10%) WAN
17 30 (41.10%) DHCP
17 30 (41.10%) SNMP
18 21 (28.77%) TCP/IP
19 20 (27.40%) LAN
20 18 (24.66%) 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 15 (20.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 68 (93.15%) OSPF
2 53 (72.60%) VPN
3 52 (71.23%) Cisco ASA
4 49 (67.12%) FWSM
5 48 (65.75%) Firewall
6 37 (50.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 36 (49.32%) IPsec
8 35 (47.95%) MPLS
9 30 (41.10%) DHCP
9 30 (41.10%) DNS
9 30 (41.10%) SNMP
9 30 (41.10%) WAN
10 21 (28.77%) TCP/IP
11 20 (27.40%) LAN
12 18 (24.66%) VLAN
13 17 (23.29%) Cisco Firepower
13 17 (23.29%) Network Security
14 16 (21.92%) Ethernet
15 15 (20.55%) SSL
15 15 (20.55%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 34 (46.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Network Engineer
2 19 (26.03%) Architect
2 19 (26.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (23.29%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (21.92%) Security Architect
4 16 (21.92%) Security Solutions Architect
5 15 (20.55%) Network Specialist
5 15 (20.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 15 (20.55%) Senior Network Specialist
6 10 (13.70%) Support Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Network Support
7 8 (10.96%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco Support
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (72.60%) Data Centre
2 34 (46.58%) PKI
2 34 (46.58%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (20.55%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (20.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Linux
1 4 (5.48%) Unix
2 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Solaris
2 2 (2.74%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Continuous Improvement
2 32 (43.84%) ITIL
2 32 (43.84%) Presales
3 30 (41.10%) ITIL V3
4 17 (23.29%) Service Management
5 16 (21.92%) SIEM
6 15 (20.55%) Due Diligence
6 15 (20.55%) E-Commerce
6 15 (20.55%) Incident Management
6 15 (20.55%) Line Management
6 15 (20.55%) Load Balancing
6 15 (20.55%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 15 (20.55%) Network Design
6 15 (20.55%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (20.55%) PRINCE2
6 15 (20.55%) Project Management
6 15 (20.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (20.55%) Service Delivery
6 15 (20.55%) Software Optimisation
6 15 (20.55%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 65 (89.04%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (84.93%) CCNP
3 17 (23.29%) Degree
4 16 (21.92%) CCDP
4 16 (21.92%) CISSP
4 16 (21.92%) JNCIP
5 15 (20.55%) CCSE
5 15 (20.55%) IISP
5 15 (20.55%) ISSAP
5 15 (20.55%) PMI Certification
5 15 (20.55%) PMP
6 5 (6.85%) CCIE
6 5 (6.85%) CCNA
7 2 (2.74%) HNC
7 2 (2.74%) HND
7 2 (2.74%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) QRadar
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 67 (91.78%) Cisco
2 56 (76.71%) Juniper
3 51 (69.86%) Fortinet
4 50 (68.49%) CheckPoint
5 34 (46.58%) F5
6 15 (20.55%) CA
6 15 (20.55%) Forcepoint
6 15 (20.55%) IBM
6 15 (20.55%) LogRhythm
6 15 (20.55%) Splunk
6 15 (20.55%) Tufin
7 3 (4.11%) Meraki
8 2 (2.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (2.74%) HP
8 2 (2.74%) Nokia
8 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.74%) Sun
8 2 (2.74%) Telindus
9 1 (1.37%) Citrix
9 1 (1.37%) Remedy