The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 40 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.54% 1.57% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 9.62% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 52 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.79% 16.30% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 66
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,339 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
Scotland

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 20 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) MGCP
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) MGCP
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco