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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 143 91 189
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +98
Permanent jobs citing BGP 83 153 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 2.72% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.67% 9.55% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 68 104 39
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,100 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1776 1602 1444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.04% 28.44% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1134 1137
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

BGP Salary Trend in Berkshire

BGP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

BGP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -19 49 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Slough +5 19 £38,500 -14.44% 3
Newbury -3 5 £32,500 -39.53%
Bracknell -19 3 £22,500 -47.05%
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 192 (91.87%) OSPF
2 184 (88.04%) Cisco
3 167 (79.90%) Firewall
4 152 (72.73%) MPLS
5 97 (46.41%) Cisco Certification
6 96 (45.93%) Network Management
7 94 (44.98%) Juniper
7 94 (44.98%) DNS
8 89 (42.58%) SNMP
9 76 (36.36%) VoIP
10 63 (30.14%) CCNP
10 63 (30.14%) F5
11 62 (29.67%) VPN
11 62 (29.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 60 (28.71%) TCP/IP
12 60 (28.71%) Internet
12 60 (28.71%) Telecoms
13 54 (25.84%) IPsec
14 53 (25.36%) SSL
15 44 (21.05%) CheckPoint
15 44 (21.05%) Load Balancing
16 40 (19.14%) EIGRP
16 40 (19.14%) CCNA
17 39 (18.66%) WAN
18 36 (17.22%) IGRP
19 35 (16.75%) Linux
19 35 (16.75%) Huawei
20 34 (16.27%) Network Security
20 34 (16.27%) Smartphone
20 34 (16.27%) Broadband

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.18%) WebSphere
1 15 (7.18%) Lync
2 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 192 (91.87%) OSPF
2 167 (79.90%) Firewall
3 152 (72.73%) MPLS
4 94 (44.98%) DNS
5 89 (42.58%) SNMP
6 76 (36.36%) VoIP
7 62 (29.67%) VPN
7 62 (29.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 60 (28.71%) TCP/IP
8 60 (28.71%) Internet
9 54 (25.84%) IPsec
10 53 (25.36%) SSL
11 40 (19.14%) EIGRP
12 39 (18.66%) WAN
13 36 (17.22%) IGRP
14 34 (16.27%) Network Security
14 34 (16.27%) Broadband
15 31 (14.83%) PPP
16 30 (14.35%) SMTP
16 30 (14.35%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.35%) MySQL
2 4 (1.91%) SQL Server
General
1 60 (28.71%) Telecoms
2 31 (14.83%) Billing
2 31 (14.83%) Retail
3 19 (9.09%) Finance
4 10 (4.78%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) German Language
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 36 (17.22%) Design Engineer
3 35 (16.75%) Senior Design Engineer
3 35 (16.75%) IP Engineer
4 33 (15.79%) Senior IP Engineer
5 28 (13.40%) NOC Engineer
6 24 (11.48%) Security Engineer
6 24 (11.48%) Consultant
7 23 (11.00%) Technical Design Authority
8 19 (9.09%) Team Leader
8 19 (9.09%) Security Consultant
8 19 (9.09%) Network Consultant
9 16 (7.66%) Network Security Consultant
10 14 (6.70%) Senior Security Engineer
11 12 (5.74%) Network Security Engineer
12 11 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
12 11 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
13 10 (4.78%) Firewall Engineer
14 9 (4.31%) Technical Specialist
15 7 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.18%) SOAP
2 9 (4.31%) HTML
3 2 (0.96%) .NET
4 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.27%) Smartphone
2 21 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.61%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.91%) Clustering
6 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.96%) SecurID
8 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.75%) Linux
2 18 (8.61%) UNIX
3 7 (3.35%) CentOS
3 7 (3.35%) Windows
4 5 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (45.93%) Network Management
2 44 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 32 (15.31%) Capacity Management
4 22 (10.53%) Network Design
4 22 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 17 (8.13%) Validation
6 16 (7.66%) ITIL
7 15 (7.18%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (6.22%) Project Management
9 12 (5.74%) Change Management
10 11 (5.26%) Migration
11 10 (4.78%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (4.78%) Demand Forecasting
12 9 (4.31%) Data Analysis
12 9 (4.31%) Data Migration
12 9 (4.31%) Change Control
13 8 (3.83%) Service Delivery
14 5 (2.39%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (2.39%) Data Security
15 4 (1.91%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.18%) SQL
2 11 (5.26%) Perl
3 7 (3.35%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.87%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.91%) Python
6 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 97 (46.41%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (30.14%) CCNP
3 40 (19.14%) CCNA
4 24 (11.48%) Degree
4 24 (11.48%) CCIE
5 22 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 14 (6.70%) JNCIA
7 10 (4.78%) CCIP
8 8 (3.83%) CCSP
9 5 (2.39%) JNCIE
9 5 (2.39%) CISSP
9 5 (2.39%) RHCE
10 3 (1.44%) PCI QSA
10 3 (1.44%) CISA
10 3 (1.44%) CISM
10 3 (1.44%) CCDP
11 2 (0.96%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.48%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.18%) SLA
3 12 (5.74%) PCI DSS
4 9 (4.31%) HL7
5 6 (2.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.91%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (7.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 15 (7.18%) vSphere
4 4 (1.91%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.96%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (7.18%) HP NNM
1 15 (7.18%) Zenoss
1 15 (7.18%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (3.83%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.91%) Puppet
3 4 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.96%) Nagios
4 2 (0.96%) Cacti
4 2 (0.96%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.48%) Netcool
Vendors
1 184 (88.04%) Cisco
2 94 (44.98%) Juniper
3 63 (30.14%) F5
4 44 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 35 (16.75%) Huawei
6 22 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 22 (10.53%) VMware
7 18 (8.61%) HP
8 9 (4.31%) Polycom
9 8 (3.83%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.83%) Riverbed
9 8 (3.83%) Fortinet
10 5 (2.39%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.91%) EMC
12 3 (1.44%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.44%) NetScout
12 3 (1.44%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.44%) Avaya
13 2 (0.96%) BMC
13 2 (0.96%) Tufin
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