The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 151 141 152
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 49 90 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 1.71% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.64% 7.19% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 35 63 68
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
1057 1251 1790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.89% 23.73% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 769 922 973
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

BGP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 42 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Newbury -1 3 £27,500 -64.51%
Slough +16 1 - -
Maidenhead -4 1 £47,500 -17.39%
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 101 (84.17%) Cisco
2 94 (78.33%) MPLS
3 92 (76.67%) Firewall
4 90 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 88 (73.33%) OSPF
6 74 (61.67%) CCNP
7 67 (55.83%) VPN
8 65 (54.17%) Juniper
9 53 (44.17%) F5
10 49 (40.83%) Cisco ASA
11 46 (38.33%) CheckPoint
12 39 (32.50%) TCP/IP
13 38 (31.67%) WAN
14 31 (25.83%) EIGRP
14 31 (25.83%) Telecoms
15 30 (25.00%) CCIE
15 30 (25.00%) Data Centre
16 29 (24.17%) Network Security
17 28 (23.33%) BIG-IP
17 28 (23.33%) Network Design
18 26 (21.67%) Cisco PIX
18 26 (21.67%) Multicast
18 26 (21.67%) Wireless
19 25 (20.83%) IPv6
19 25 (20.83%) ITIL
19 25 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
20 24 (20.00%) CCNA
21 23 (19.17%) DNS
21 23 (19.17%) Palo Alto
22 22 (18.33%) Presales

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (7.50%) MS Office
4 8 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (78.33%) MPLS
2 92 (76.67%) Firewall
3 88 (73.33%) OSPF
4 67 (55.83%) VPN
5 49 (40.83%) Cisco ASA
6 39 (32.50%) TCP/IP
7 38 (31.67%) WAN
8 31 (25.83%) EIGRP
9 29 (24.17%) Network Security
10 28 (23.33%) BIG-IP
11 26 (21.67%) Cisco PIX
11 26 (21.67%) Multicast
11 26 (21.67%) Wireless
12 25 (20.83%) IPv6
13 23 (19.17%) DNS
14 22 (18.33%) VoIP
15 21 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (17.50%) Wireshark
16 20 (16.67%) LAN
16 20 (16.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.83%) MySQL
1 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 31 (25.83%) Telecoms
2 20 (16.67%) Marketing
3 4 (3.33%) Advertising
3 4 (3.33%) Finance
3 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.50%) Games
4 3 (2.50%) German Language
5 2 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 77 (64.17%) Network Engineer
2 25 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 23 (19.17%) Security Engineer
4 22 (18.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 22 (18.33%) Network Support
4 22 (18.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 20 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (15.83%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 16 (13.33%) IP Engineer
9 10 (8.33%) Security Support Engineer
9 10 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
9 10 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 10 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
10 9 (7.50%) Senior IP Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Design Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Sales Manager
11 5 (4.17%) Switch Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Consultant
12 4 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.83%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) CSS
3 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.00%) IPTV
5 3 (2.50%) BYOD
6 2 (1.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.17%) Windows
2 16 (13.33%) Linux
3 12 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.50%) Debian
4 3 (2.50%) Solaris
4 3 (2.50%) Unix
4 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.83%) CentOS
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) Network Design
2 25 (20.83%) ITIL
2 25 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
3 22 (18.33%) Presales
4 21 (17.50%) Change Management
4 21 (17.50%) Migration
4 21 (17.50%) Service Delivery
5 14 (11.67%) Network Management
6 11 (9.17%) Problem Management
7 10 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 10 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
8 9 (7.50%) Load Balancing
9 8 (6.67%) High Availability
9 8 (6.67%) Project Management
10 7 (5.83%) Data Security
10 7 (5.83%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (5.00%) Change Control
11 6 (5.00%) Network Planning
11 6 (5.00%) Product Management
12 5 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.67%) Perl
2 7 (5.83%) Python
3 6 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) PHP
5 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.83%) Tcl
5 1 (0.83%) VB
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (61.67%) CCNP
3 30 (25.00%) CCIE
4 24 (20.00%) CCNA
5 11 (9.17%) CCIP
5 11 (9.17%) Degree
6 7 (5.83%) CCSP
6 7 (5.83%) CCVP
6 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.33%) CCDA
8 4 (3.33%) JNCIS
9 3 (2.50%) CCDP
10 2 (1.67%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.83%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.50%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.83%) Firmware
3 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.50%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.83%) iptables
5 1 (0.83%) KVM
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Cacti
1 6 (5.00%) Nagios
1 6 (5.00%) SmokePing
1 6 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.83%) vMotion
2 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (84.17%) Cisco
2 65 (54.17%) Juniper
3 53 (44.17%) F5
4 46 (38.33%) CheckPoint
5 23 (19.17%) Palo Alto
6 20 (16.67%) NetScout
7 15 (12.50%) Huawei
8 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.83%) SolarWinds
10 9 (7.50%) VMware
11 7 (5.83%) Aruba
12 6 (5.00%) Riverbed
12 6 (5.00%) Stonesoft
13 5 (4.17%) Foundry
13 5 (4.17%) HP
13 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
14 4 (3.33%) Brocade
14 4 (3.33%) Ericsson
14 4 (3.33%) Meraki
14 4 (3.33%) Redback
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