The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 22 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.41% 0.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 2.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £56,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 47 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.50% 16.79% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 22 39 42
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

BGP
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Aberdeen region.

BGP Salary Trend in Aberdeen

BGP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 12 (100.00%) WAN
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CCNA
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) OSPF
2 11 (91.67%) VPN
3 10 (83.33%) Frame Relay
3 10 (83.33%) CCNP
4 9 (75.00%) MPLS
4 9 (75.00%) IPsec
4 9 (75.00%) VSAT
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (91.67%) OSPF
2 11 (91.67%) VPN
3 10 (83.33%) Frame Relay
4 9 (75.00%) MPLS
4 9 (75.00%) IPsec
4 9 (75.00%) VSAT
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Network Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Analyst
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCNA
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco