Period
to 26 July 2017

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

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 220 199
Rank change year-on-year -24 -21 +66
Permanent jobs citing BGP 71 137 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.11% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.54% 7.36% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 56 117 126
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £31,700 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,606 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1564 1862 1685
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.55% 15.14% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1477 1475
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,650 £22,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 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
Birmingham +15 45 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Shropshire +11 11 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -15 9 £30,000 -40.00%
Solihull -38 2 £50,000 +81.82%
Warwickshire +10 1 £36,500 -43.85%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BGP.

1 60 (84.51%) Cisco
2 59 (83.10%) Firewall
3 57 (80.28%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (74.65%) OSPF
5 49 (69.01%) WAN
6 38 (53.52%) CCNP
7 37 (52.11%) MPLS
8 32 (45.07%) VPN
8 32 (45.07%) LAN
9 31 (43.66%) VLAN
10 29 (40.85%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (39.44%) TCP/IP
12 26 (36.62%) DNS
13 25 (35.21%) CCNA
13 25 (35.21%) Network Security
14 24 (33.80%) Wireless
15 23 (32.39%) CheckPoint
16 19 (26.76%) Juniper
17 17 (23.94%) SNMP
17 17 (23.94%) Load Balancing
17 17 (23.94%) SolarWinds
17 17 (23.94%) F5
18 16 (22.54%) Data Centre
18 16 (22.54%) Cisco IOS
18 16 (22.54%) DHCP
19 15 (21.13%) Project Management
19 15 (21.13%) Time Management
20 14 (19.72%) Network Design
20 14 (19.72%) ITIL
20 14 (19.72%) Cisco Nexus

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 6 (8.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
2 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.04%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) IaaS
2 5 (7.04%) PaaS
2 5 (7.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (83.10%) Firewall
2 53 (74.65%) OSPF
3 49 (69.01%) WAN
4 37 (52.11%) MPLS
5 32 (45.07%) LAN
5 32 (45.07%) VPN
6 31 (43.66%) VLAN
7 29 (40.85%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (39.44%) TCP/IP
9 26 (36.62%) DNS
10 25 (35.21%) Network Security
11 24 (33.80%) Wireless
12 17 (23.94%) SNMP
13 16 (22.54%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (22.54%) DHCP
14 14 (19.72%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (18.31%) SSL
16 12 (16.90%) EIGRP
17 11 (15.49%) Internet
17 11 (15.49%) IPv4
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Billing
3 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Network Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) Architect
3 12 (16.90%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Network Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Network Specialist
5 6 (8.45%) IT Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Security Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Security Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) IT Architect
8 3 (4.23%) IT Support
8 3 (4.23%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) JSON
1 5 (7.04%) WAP
2 1 (1.41%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) FlexPod
3 6 (8.45%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (7.04%) PKI
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Linux
3 9 (12.68%) Unix
4 6 (8.45%) VyOS
4 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Load Balancing
2 15 (21.13%) Project Management
2 15 (21.13%) Time Management
3 14 (19.72%) ITIL
3 14 (19.72%) Network Design
3 14 (19.72%) SIEM
4 12 (16.90%) Presales
5 11 (15.49%) Network Load Balancing
5 11 (15.49%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (14.08%) Network Management
7 9 (12.68%) ITIL V3
8 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
9 7 (9.86%) Change Control
9 7 (9.86%) Converged Infrastructure
9 7 (9.86%) Line Management
9 7 (9.86%) Migration
9 7 (9.86%) Network Architecture
9 7 (9.86%) Performance Management
9 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (9.86%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) C
2 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (80.28%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (53.52%) CCNP
3 25 (35.21%) CCNA
4 9 (12.68%) CCDP
5 7 (9.86%) CCIE
6 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
7 5 (7.04%) Degree
8 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.23%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.82%) CCSE
10 1 (1.41%) CCSA
10 1 (1.41%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.41%) CISSP
10 1 (1.41%) IISP
10 1 (1.41%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.82%) pfSense
4 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (8.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 60 (84.51%) Cisco
2 23 (32.39%) CheckPoint
3 19 (26.76%) Juniper
4 17 (23.94%) F5
4 17 (23.94%) SolarWinds
5 13 (18.31%) Aruba
5 13 (18.31%) Brocade
6 12 (16.90%) HP
7 10 (14.08%) VMware
8 8 (11.27%) Fortinet
8 8 (11.27%) Palo Alto
9 7 (9.86%) Meraki
9 7 (9.86%) Sourcefire
10 6 (8.45%) ProCurve
10 6 (8.45%) SonicWALL
10 6 (8.45%) Ubiquiti
11 2 (2.82%) Radware
12 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.41%) McAfee
12 1 (1.41%) Tufin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago