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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 114 148 144
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 107 74 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.95% 1.36% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.60% 4.76% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 89 57 70
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1622 1553 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.62% 28.61% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1121 1166
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +27 53 £50,000 - 6
Slough -6 13 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Bracknell -9 10 £53,050 +2.01%
Newbury - 5 £55,000 -
Maidenhead +9 4 £38,750 -42.59% 1
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 205 (93.61%) OSPF
2 198 (90.41%) Cisco
3 144 (65.75%) Firewall
4 141 (64.38%) MPLS
5 136 (62.10%) Cisco Certification
6 113 (51.60%) Juniper
7 100 (45.66%) VPN
8 99 (45.21%) CCNP
9 86 (39.27%) TCP/IP
10 79 (36.07%) IPsec
11 78 (35.62%) SSL
11 78 (35.62%) Network Security
12 75 (34.25%) DNS
13 68 (31.05%) EIGRP
14 67 (30.59%) CCNA
15 59 (26.94%) VoIP
16 56 (25.57%) F5
17 51 (23.29%) Cisco Nexus
17 51 (23.29%) Cisco ASA
18 47 (21.46%) Network Management
18 47 (21.46%) WAN
19 40 (18.26%) Linux
19 40 (18.26%) IPv6
19 40 (18.26%) Project Management
19 40 (18.26%) CheckPoint
20 39 (17.81%) VMware
20 39 (17.81%) Cisco IOS
21 37 (16.89%) VLAN
22 36 (16.44%) SNMP
23 35 (15.98%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (5.48%) Lync
2 6 (2.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.20%) SaaS
3 2 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 205 (93.61%) OSPF
2 144 (65.75%) Firewall
3 141 (64.38%) MPLS
4 100 (45.66%) VPN
5 86 (39.27%) TCP/IP
6 79 (36.07%) IPsec
7 78 (35.62%) Network Security
7 78 (35.62%) SSL
8 75 (34.25%) DNS
9 68 (31.05%) EIGRP
10 59 (26.94%) VoIP
11 51 (23.29%) Cisco ASA
11 51 (23.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 47 (21.46%) WAN
13 40 (18.26%) IPv6
14 39 (17.81%) Cisco IOS
15 37 (16.89%) VLAN
16 36 (16.44%) SNMP
17 30 (13.70%) Ethernet
18 27 (12.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.20%) MySQL
2 2 (0.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 31 (14.16%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.68%) Finance
3 8 (3.65%) Retail
4 2 (0.91%) Banking
4 2 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 110 (50.23%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.33%) Security Engineer
3 26 (11.87%) Network Security Engineer
4 22 (10.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 22 (10.05%) NOC Engineer
5 17 (7.76%) Team Leader
5 17 (7.76%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.76%) Architect
6 16 (7.31%) Consultant
6 16 (7.31%) Technical Design Authority
7 15 (6.85%) Network Team Leader
8 12 (5.48%) Network Consultant
9 9 (4.11%) Network Architect
10 7 (3.20%) Senior NOC Engineer
10 7 (3.20%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.20%) Administrator
10 7 (3.20%) Design Engineer
10 7 (3.20%) Network Manager
10 7 (3.20%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.91%) Web Services
1 2 (0.91%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (0.46%) LAMP
2 1 (0.46%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.39%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (3.20%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.20%) Open Source
4 5 (2.28%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.28%) Clustering
5 2 (0.91%) IVR
5 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.46%) EPoS
6 1 (0.46%) FMCG
6 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.26%) Linux
2 16 (7.31%) UNIX
3 10 (4.57%) Solaris
4 8 (3.65%) Windows
5 5 (2.28%) Debian
5 5 (2.28%) CentOS
5 5 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.91%) OpenBSD
6 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.46%) AIX
7 1 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.46%) Network Management
2 40 (18.26%) Project Management
3 29 (13.24%) Problem Management
4 24 (10.96%) Load Balancing
5 22 (10.05%) Mentoring
6 21 (9.59%) Network Design
7 19 (8.68%) Change Management
8 18 (8.22%) ITIL
9 14 (6.39%) Change Control
10 10 (4.57%) Line Management
10 10 (4.57%) Data Security
10 10 (4.57%) Migration
11 9 (4.11%) Network Architecture
12 8 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.65%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.20%) SIEM
14 6 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (2.74%) Programme Management
15 5 (2.28%) Asset Management
15 5 (2.28%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.74%) Python
1 6 (2.74%) Perl
2 4 (1.83%) SQL
3 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.91%) Erlang
4 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 136 (62.10%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (45.21%) CCNP
3 67 (30.59%) CCNA
4 35 (15.98%) CCIE
5 23 (10.50%) CCSP
6 22 (10.05%) Degree
7 19 (8.68%) JNCIA
8 16 (7.31%) CCIP
8 16 (7.31%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.11%) CCDP
9 9 (4.11%) CCSA
10 8 (3.65%) CCSE
11 6 (2.74%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.83%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.83%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.91%) CISSP
14 1 (0.46%) HNC
14 1 (0.46%) HND
14 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.70%) SLA
2 18 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (7.31%) PCI DSS
4 10 (4.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.68%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (7.31%) vSphere
4 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (3.20%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.20%) ProxySG
6 5 (2.28%) Kamailio
6 5 (2.28%) OpenSIPS
7 2 (0.91%) Xen
8 1 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (4.57%) Zenoss
1 10 (4.57%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.91%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.46%) OPNET
3 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 198 (90.41%) Cisco
2 113 (51.60%) Juniper
3 56 (25.57%) F5
4 40 (18.26%) CheckPoint
5 39 (17.81%) VMware
6 15 (6.85%) Huawei
6 15 (6.85%) Avaya
7 14 (6.39%) Nokia
7 14 (6.39%) SolarWinds
8 12 (5.48%) Polycom
8 12 (5.48%) Microsoft
9 11 (5.02%) ServiceNow
10 10 (4.57%) Blue Coat
11 9 (4.11%) NetScout
11 9 (4.11%) HP
12 8 (3.65%) Citrix
13 7 (3.20%) Fortinet
14 6 (2.74%) SevOne
14 6 (2.74%) BMC
15 5 (2.28%) EMC
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
iKonnect
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: To £55,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 days ago