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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 41 42
Permanent jobs citing BGP 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 1.11% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.50% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
39 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.67% 14.76% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 45
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,550 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £45,000
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 13 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) Frame Relay
2 9 (90.00%) IPsec
2 9 (90.00%) VSAT
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) MPLS
2 9 (90.00%) IPsec
2 9 (90.00%) VSAT
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Senior Network Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Senior Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Network Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco