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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 100 122 155
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +33
Permanent jobs citing BGP 136 105 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.66% 1.92% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.19% 6.61% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 124 89 60
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
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
1334 1588 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.13% 29.02% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1030 1113
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +37 84 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Bracknell +10 16 £45,000 -15.17% 2
Newbury +28 14 £50,000 -9.09%
Slough -12 2 £60,000 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 194 (85.46%) Cisco
2 171 (75.33%) Cisco Certification
3 169 (74.45%) OSPF
4 152 (66.96%) MPLS
5 147 (64.76%) CCNP
6 137 (60.35%) Juniper
7 122 (53.74%) Firewall
8 107 (47.14%) WAN
9 100 (44.05%) VPN
10 80 (35.24%) TCP/IP
11 72 (31.72%) Wireless
12 66 (29.07%) Telecoms
13 63 (27.75%) Data Centre
14 61 (26.87%) LAN
15 57 (25.11%) EIGRP
16 56 (24.67%) IPsec
17 55 (24.23%) Cisco ASA
18 54 (23.79%) VoIP
18 54 (23.79%) F5
19 53 (23.35%) Linux
20 52 (22.91%) CCNA
20 52 (22.91%) VMware
20 52 (22.91%) Cisco Nexus
21 48 (21.15%) CheckPoint
21 48 (21.15%) CCIE
21 48 (21.15%) SC Cleared
21 48 (21.15%) Security Cleared
22 45 (19.82%) VLAN
22 45 (19.82%) IPv4
23 43 (18.94%) SSL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (5.29%) OpenStack
2 11 (4.85%) Apache
3 6 (2.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.44%) IIS
4 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.64%) IaaS
2 4 (1.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 169 (74.45%) OSPF
2 152 (66.96%) MPLS
3 122 (53.74%) Firewall
4 107 (47.14%) WAN
5 100 (44.05%) VPN
6 80 (35.24%) TCP/IP
7 72 (31.72%) Wireless
8 61 (26.87%) LAN
9 57 (25.11%) EIGRP
10 56 (24.67%) IPsec
11 55 (24.23%) Cisco ASA
12 54 (23.79%) VoIP
13 52 (22.91%) Cisco Nexus
14 45 (19.82%) IPv4
14 45 (19.82%) VLAN
15 43 (18.94%) SSL
16 37 (16.30%) Ethernet
17 35 (15.42%) IPv6
18 33 (14.54%) DNS
19 31 (13.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Subversion
General
1 66 (29.07%) Telecoms
2 43 (18.94%) Finance
3 17 (7.49%) Banking
4 13 (5.73%) Retail
5 8 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 148 (65.20%) Network Engineer
2 55 (24.23%) Senior Network Engineer
3 41 (18.06%) Cisco Engineer
3 41 (18.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 32 (14.10%) Support Engineer
5 27 (11.89%) Network Support
5 27 (11.89%) Network Support Engineer
6 20 (8.81%) Consultant
6 20 (8.81%) Network Design Engineer
6 20 (8.81%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 20 (8.81%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 18 (7.93%) Data Network Engineer
8 16 (7.05%) Wireless Engineer
9 15 (6.61%) NOC Engineer
10 14 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (5.73%) Wireless Network Engineer
12 12 (5.29%) Network Manager
12 12 (5.29%) Presales Consultant
13 11 (4.85%) Architect
13 11 (4.85%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.85%) LAMP
2 8 (3.52%) CSS
3 7 (3.08%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.64%) XMPP
5 3 (1.32%) Unreal Engine
5 3 (1.32%) Web Services
6 1 (0.44%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (27.75%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.61%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.88%) Physics
6 2 (0.88%) PMI
6 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.35%) Linux
2 16 (7.05%) CentOS
2 16 (7.05%) Unix
3 12 (5.29%) Windows
4 11 (4.85%) Debian
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.50%) Network Management
2 39 (17.18%) Fault Management
3 35 (15.42%) ITIL
4 34 (14.98%) Load Balancing
5 24 (10.57%) Migration
6 23 (10.13%) Network Design
6 23 (10.13%) Network Monitoring
6 23 (10.13%) Presales
7 20 (8.81%) Change Management
7 20 (8.81%) High Availability
8 17 (7.49%) Network Architecture
9 12 (5.29%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (5.29%) Configuration Management
9 12 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.85%) Analytics
10 11 (4.85%) Web Analytics
11 10 (4.41%) Capacity Management
12 9 (3.96%) ITIL V3
13 8 (3.52%) Network Load Balancing
13 8 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.66%) Perl
2 16 (7.05%) Python
3 14 (6.17%) Bash Shell
4 13 (5.73%) PHP
5 11 (4.85%) PHP 5
6 6 (2.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 171 (75.33%) Cisco Certification
2 147 (64.76%) CCNP
3 52 (22.91%) CCNA
4 48 (21.15%) CCIE
4 48 (21.15%) SC Cleared
4 48 (21.15%) Security Cleared
5 20 (8.81%) JNCIP
6 15 (6.61%) Degree
7 14 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (5.29%) CCSP
8 12 (5.29%) JNCIE
9 11 (4.85%) Check Point Certification
10 10 (4.41%) CCDP
11 9 (3.96%) CCVP
12 8 (3.52%) CCNP Voice
12 8 (3.52%) JNCIA
13 6 (2.64%) CCIP
14 5 (2.20%) CCDA
15 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
16 1 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.96%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) COBIT
3 1 (0.44%) SAS 70
System Software
1 39 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.52%) iptables
3 7 (3.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (6.17%) Puppet
2 8 (3.52%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.32%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.88%) CFEngine
4 2 (0.88%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 194 (85.46%) Cisco
2 137 (60.35%) Juniper
3 54 (23.79%) F5
4 52 (22.91%) VMware
5 48 (21.15%) CheckPoint
6 20 (8.81%) Nortel
7 17 (7.49%) Red Hat
8 16 (7.05%) Palo Alto
9 14 (6.17%) Forcepoint
9 14 (6.17%) ION Trading
10 13 (5.73%) NetScout
11 12 (5.29%) Brocade
12 11 (4.85%) HP
12 11 (4.85%) SolarWinds
13 10 (4.41%) Microsoft
14 8 (3.52%) Blue Coat
14 8 (3.52%) Ericsson
14 8 (3.52%) Redback
15 7 (3.08%) Fortinet
15 7 (3.08%) Huawei
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