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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 15 22 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Permanent jobs citing BGP 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.75% 3.68% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 33.33% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -4.44%
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
10 30 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.54% 11.03% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 40
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint