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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 136 92 182
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +90
Permanent jobs citing BGP 93 159 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.59% 2.79% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.23% 9.75% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 81 108 41
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
1777 1630 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.37% 28.60% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1143 1098
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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
(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 -14 47 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Slough +11 23 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Newbury -3 6 £32,500 -38.09%
Bracknell -16 4 £33,750 -20.58% 1
Wokingham -6 1 £53,000 +17.77% 1
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 191 (91.83%) OSPF
2 180 (86.54%) Cisco
3 164 (78.85%) Firewall
4 145 (69.71%) MPLS
5 105 (50.48%) Cisco Certification
6 92 (44.23%) Juniper
7 88 (42.31%) DNS
8 86 (41.35%) Network Management
9 76 (36.54%) SNMP
10 71 (34.13%) VPN
11 68 (32.69%) VoIP
12 66 (31.73%) CCNP
13 62 (29.81%) IPsec
14 60 (28.85%) TCP/IP
14 60 (28.85%) F5
15 58 (27.88%) SSL
15 58 (27.88%) Cisco Nexus
16 53 (25.48%) Telecoms
17 49 (23.56%) Internet
18 48 (23.08%) CCNA
19 45 (21.63%) CheckPoint
20 43 (20.67%) Load Balancing
21 42 (20.19%) EIGRP
22 41 (19.71%) WAN
23 39 (18.75%) Network Security
24 37 (17.79%) Linux
25 35 (16.83%) Huawei
26 32 (15.38%) IGRP
27 30 (14.42%) Capacity Management
28 29 (13.94%) LAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (7.21%) Lync
2 13 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (91.83%) OSPF
2 164 (78.85%) Firewall
3 145 (69.71%) MPLS
4 88 (42.31%) DNS
5 76 (36.54%) SNMP
6 71 (34.13%) VPN
7 68 (32.69%) VoIP
8 62 (29.81%) IPsec
9 60 (28.85%) TCP/IP
10 58 (27.88%) SSL
10 58 (27.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 49 (23.56%) Internet
12 42 (20.19%) EIGRP
13 41 (19.71%) WAN
14 39 (18.75%) Network Security
15 32 (15.38%) IGRP
16 29 (13.94%) LAN
17 27 (12.98%) PPP
18 26 (12.50%) SMTP
18 26 (12.50%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.88%) MySQL
2 4 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 53 (25.48%) Telecoms
2 23 (11.06%) Retail
3 21 (10.10%) Billing
4 19 (9.13%) Finance
5 10 (4.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) German Language
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (28.85%) Network Engineer
2 31 (14.90%) Design Engineer
3 30 (14.42%) Senior Design Engineer
3 30 (14.42%) IP Engineer
4 28 (13.46%) Senior IP Engineer
4 28 (13.46%) NOC Engineer
5 25 (12.02%) Consultant
6 20 (9.62%) Network Consultant
6 20 (9.62%) Team Leader
7 19 (9.13%) Security Engineer
8 18 (8.65%) Security Consultant
8 18 (8.65%) Technical Design Authority
9 15 (7.21%) Network Security Consultant
10 12 (5.77%) Network Team Leader
11 11 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (5.29%) Senior Security Engineer
12 10 (4.81%) Network Security Engineer
13 9 (4.33%) Technical Specialist
14 8 (3.85%) Architect
14 8 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.25%) SOAP
2 9 (4.33%) HTML
3 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.54%) Smartphone
2 22 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.62%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.92%) Clustering
6 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.96%) SecurID
8 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.79%) Linux
2 16 (7.69%) UNIX
3 9 (4.33%) Windows
4 6 (2.88%) CentOS
5 5 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.92%) Solaris
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (41.35%) Network Management
2 43 (20.67%) Load Balancing
3 30 (14.42%) Capacity Management
4 22 (10.58%) Network Design
4 22 (10.58%) Mentoring
5 18 (8.65%) Project Management
6 17 (8.17%) Validation
7 16 (7.69%) ITIL
8 14 (6.73%) Change Management
9 13 (6.25%) Migration
9 13 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (4.81%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (4.81%) Change Control
10 10 (4.81%) Demand Forecasting
11 9 (4.33%) Data Migration
11 9 (4.33%) Data Analysis
12 8 (3.85%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.37%) Problem Management
13 7 (3.37%) Data Security
14 5 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.65%) SQL
2 8 (3.85%) Perl
3 6 (2.88%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 105 (50.48%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (31.73%) CCNP
3 48 (23.08%) CCNA
4 26 (12.50%) CCIE
4 26 (12.50%) Degree
5 24 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 14 (6.73%) JNCIA
7 11 (5.29%) CCIP
8 10 (4.81%) CCSP
9 6 (2.88%) CISSP
10 5 (2.40%) JNCIE
11 4 (1.92%) RHCE
11 4 (1.92%) CCDP
12 3 (1.44%) CISA
12 3 (1.44%) CISM
12 3 (1.44%) PCI QSA
13 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.96%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.96%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (8.17%) SLA
3 14 (6.73%) PCI DSS
4 9 (4.33%) HL7
5 8 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.92%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.10%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (8.65%) vSphere
4 15 (7.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.92%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.92%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (7.21%) Zenoss
2 13 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (6.25%) HP NNM
3 10 (4.81%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.44%) Puppet
4 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.96%) SmokePing
5 2 (0.96%) Cacti
5 2 (0.96%) Nagios
6 1 (0.48%) Netcool
6 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 180 (86.54%) Cisco
2 92 (44.23%) Juniper
3 60 (28.85%) F5
4 45 (21.63%) CheckPoint
5 35 (16.83%) Huawei
6 26 (12.50%) VMware
7 20 (9.62%) Microsoft
8 18 (8.65%) HP
9 11 (5.29%) Polycom
10 8 (3.85%) Fortinet
10 8 (3.85%) Riverbed
10 8 (3.85%) SolarWinds
11 7 (3.37%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.88%) Avaya
12 6 (2.88%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.40%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.92%) SevOne
14 4 (1.92%) NetScout
14 4 (1.92%) BMC
14 4 (1.92%) EMC
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