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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 175 183
Rank change year-on-year -23 +8  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 26 74 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 1.18% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 7.81% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 39
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +1.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £42,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £53,850
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.39% -9.00%  

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 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 703 948 801
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.31% 15.17% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 565 733 674
Median salary £39,500 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.05% +18.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +15 10 £47,500 -5.00%
Shropshire - 7 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -13 6 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Solihull -35 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Warwickshire +11 1 £36,500 -43.84% 1
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 57 (91.94%) Cisco
2 53 (85.48%) Firewall
3 51 (82.26%) OSPF
4 40 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (48.39%) CCNA
6 29 (46.77%) CCNP
7 28 (45.16%) WAN
8 24 (38.71%) MPLS
9 23 (37.10%) Windows
9 23 (37.10%) Linux
9 23 (37.10%) Network Security
10 22 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (35.48%) Wireless
11 19 (30.65%) DNS
12 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
12 18 (29.03%) VPN
12 18 (29.03%) SolarWinds
13 17 (27.42%) ITIL
13 17 (27.42%) VLAN
14 16 (25.81%) LAN
14 16 (25.81%) Windows Server
15 15 (24.19%) Juniper
16 12 (19.35%) Unix
16 12 (19.35%) DHCP
16 12 (19.35%) VMware
16 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
17 11 (17.74%) Network Monitoring
17 11 (17.74%) Change Control
17 11 (17.74%) Palo Alto
17 11 (17.74%) HTTP

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 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (85.48%) Firewall
2 51 (82.26%) OSPF
3 28 (45.16%) WAN
4 24 (38.71%) MPLS
5 23 (37.10%) Network Security
6 22 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (35.48%) Wireless
7 19 (30.65%) DNS
8 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
8 18 (29.03%) VPN
9 17 (27.42%) VLAN
10 16 (25.81%) LAN
11 12 (19.35%) DHCP
12 11 (17.74%) HTTP
12 11 (17.74%) SNMP
13 9 (14.52%) FWSM
13 9 (14.52%) Internet
13 9 (14.52%) IPv4
14 8 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (12.90%) VPLS
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Architect
2 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Security Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Senior Security Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Technical Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Security Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) AS400
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Linux
1 23 (37.10%) Windows
2 16 (25.81%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.35%) Unix
4 7 (11.29%) VyOS
5 3 (4.84%) Solaris
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Change Control
2 11 (17.74%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (12.90%) Contract Management
4 8 (12.90%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.29%) Presales
6 6 (9.68%) SIEM
7 5 (8.06%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (8.06%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (8.06%) Information Assurance
7 5 (8.06%) Pattern Matching
7 5 (8.06%) PRINCE
7 5 (8.06%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (8.06%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (8.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (6.45%) Change Management
8 4 (6.45%) ITIL V3
8 4 (6.45%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 40 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (48.39%) CCNA
3 29 (46.77%) CCNP
4 8 (12.90%) CCSP
5 6 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (8.06%) CCDP
6 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) CCIE
7 3 (4.84%) Degree
7 3 (4.84%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.84%) MCSE
7 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
7 3 (4.84%) PMP
8 2 (3.23%) CCDA
9 1 (1.61%) CCSE
9 1 (1.61%) CISSP
9 1 (1.61%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) pfSense
3 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (11.29%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) QRadar
Vendors
1 57 (91.94%) Cisco
2 18 (29.03%) SolarWinds
3 15 (24.19%) Juniper
4 12 (19.35%) VMware
5 11 (17.74%) Palo Alto
6 8 (12.90%) Aruba
6 8 (12.90%) SonicWALL
7 7 (11.29%) Brocade
7 7 (11.29%) HP
7 7 (11.29%) ProCurve
7 7 (11.29%) Ubiquiti
8 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
8 5 (8.06%) F5
8 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.84%) Citrix
10 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.61%) Huawei
11 1 (1.61%) IBM
11 1 (1.61%) Polycom
11 1 (1.61%) Sourcefire
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