Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 257 252
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 -19
Permanent jobs citing BGP 65 66 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.63% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.54% 3.88% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28 64 71
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £28,200 £32,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £66,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 1,432 1,700 1,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.68% 16.19% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,123 1,312 1,349
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,175 £57,500
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +39 40 £37,500 -21.88%
Warwickshire -1 9 £50,000 -
Worcestershire +11 8 - -
Coventry -9 5 £52,000 +52.94% 2
Solihull -9 2 £22,500 -18.18% 7
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 56 (86.15%) Cisco
2 55 (84.62%) OSPF
3 47 (72.31%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (66.15%) CCNP
5 36 (55.38%) VPN
5 36 (55.38%) MPLS
6 35 (53.85%) CheckPoint
7 33 (50.77%) Firewall
8 31 (47.69%) Data Centre
9 29 (44.62%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (44.62%) Juniper
10 28 (43.08%) Wireless
10 28 (43.08%) Presales
11 26 (40.00%) ITIL
11 26 (40.00%) LAN
12 25 (38.46%) DNS
12 25 (38.46%) VLAN
13 23 (35.38%) Fortinet
13 23 (35.38%) SSL
13 23 (35.38%) WAN
13 23 (35.38%) Load Balancing
13 23 (35.38%) Network Security
13 23 (35.38%) F5
13 23 (35.38%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (33.85%) ITIL V3
14 22 (33.85%) DHCP
14 22 (33.85%) SNMP
15 21 (32.31%) Network Design
15 21 (32.31%) SIEM
16 20 (30.77%) Project Management

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 8 (12.31%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 55 (84.62%) OSPF
2 36 (55.38%) MPLS
2 36 (55.38%) VPN
3 33 (50.77%) Firewall
4 29 (44.62%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (43.08%) Wireless
6 26 (40.00%) LAN
7 25 (38.46%) DNS
7 25 (38.46%) VLAN
8 23 (35.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (35.38%) Network Security
8 23 (35.38%) SSL
8 23 (35.38%) WAN
9 22 (33.85%) DHCP
9 22 (33.85%) SNMP
10 19 (29.23%) EIGRP
10 19 (29.23%) Ethernet
11 16 (24.62%) FWSM
11 16 (24.62%) IPsec
11 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.31%) Billing
3 6 (9.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Architect
2 13 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 13 (20.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 13 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (13.85%) Network Manager
4 8 (12.31%) Network Services Manager
4 8 (12.31%) Service Manager
5 7 (10.77%) Network Specialist
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Manager
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Network Manager
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Network Specialist
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Service Manager
6 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Network Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) LDAP
2 2 (3.08%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (47.69%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (12.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (12.31%) FlexPod
3 7 (10.77%) Algorithms
4 6 (9.23%) PKI
5 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.08%) iPad
6 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Presales
2 26 (40.00%) ITIL
3 23 (35.38%) Load Balancing
4 22 (33.85%) ITIL V3
5 21 (32.31%) Network Design
5 21 (32.31%) SIEM
6 20 (30.77%) Project Management
7 14 (21.54%) Line Management
7 14 (21.54%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (21.54%) Service Delivery
8 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 10 (15.38%) Time Management
9 8 (12.31%) Application Performance Management
9 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (12.31%) Incident Management
9 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.31%) Migration
9 8 (12.31%) Performance Management
9 8 (12.31%) Security Management
9 8 (12.31%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 47 (72.31%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (66.15%) CCNP
3 18 (27.69%) CCNA
4 9 (13.85%) CCDP
4 9 (13.85%) CISSP
5 8 (12.31%) CCSE
5 8 (12.31%) IISP
5 8 (12.31%) ISSAP
5 8 (12.31%) JNCIP
6 7 (10.77%) Degree
7 6 (9.23%) PMI Certification
7 6 (9.23%) PMP
8 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.62%) CCIP
9 3 (4.62%) MCSE
9 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.08%) CCIE
11 1 (1.54%) CCSP
11 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.62%) XenApp
2 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (18.46%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
4 9 (13.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (12.31%) QRadar
6 4 (6.15%) FortiGate
7 2 (3.08%) Netcool
Vendors
1 56 (86.15%) Cisco
2 35 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 29 (44.62%) Juniper
4 23 (35.38%) F5
4 23 (35.38%) Fortinet
5 13 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 11 (16.92%) HP
7 9 (13.85%) Aruba
7 9 (13.85%) Meraki
8 8 (12.31%) Brocade
8 8 (12.31%) Forcepoint
8 8 (12.31%) IBM
8 8 (12.31%) LogRhythm
8 8 (12.31%) Sourcefire
8 8 (12.31%) Splunk
8 8 (12.31%) Tufin
9 6 (9.23%) CA
10 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.62%) Citrix
11 3 (4.62%) NetApp