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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 153 106 145
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +39
Permanent jobs citing BGP 58 119 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 2.36% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.30% 8.95% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 44 61 57
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
1094 1330 1629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.64% 26.43% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 829 882 958
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -4 35 £52,500 +2.43% 3
Slough +13 6 £52,500 -16.00%
Newbury 0 4 £46,250 - 1
Bracknell -13 4 £55,000 +25.71%
Maidenhead -2 3 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Windsor - 1 - -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 147 (85.47%) MPLS
2 139 (80.81%) Cisco
3 126 (73.26%) OSPF
4 124 (72.09%) Cisco Certification
5 115 (66.86%) Firewall
6 113 (65.70%) Juniper
7 112 (65.12%) VPN
8 94 (54.65%) CCNP
9 81 (47.09%) WAN
10 67 (38.95%) Cisco ASA
11 66 (38.37%) Data Centre
12 64 (37.21%) F5
13 59 (34.30%) TCP/IP
14 51 (29.65%) EIGRP
15 50 (29.07%) CheckPoint
16 47 (27.33%) IPsec
17 43 (25.00%) VoIP
18 42 (24.42%) CCIE
19 41 (23.84%) SSL
20 40 (23.26%) Wireless
21 39 (22.67%) Telecoms
22 38 (22.09%) LAN
23 37 (21.51%) Cisco Nexus
24 36 (20.93%) CCNA
25 34 (19.77%) BIG-IP
26 33 (19.19%) VLAN
26 33 (19.19%) IPv6
27 31 (18.02%) Network Security
27 31 (18.02%) Multicast
28 30 (17.44%) Cisco PIX

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 3 (1.74%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.07%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 147 (85.47%) MPLS
2 126 (73.26%) OSPF
3 115 (66.86%) Firewall
4 112 (65.12%) VPN
5 81 (47.09%) WAN
6 67 (38.95%) Cisco ASA
7 59 (34.30%) TCP/IP
8 51 (29.65%) EIGRP
9 47 (27.33%) IPsec
10 43 (25.00%) VoIP
11 41 (23.84%) SSL
12 40 (23.26%) Wireless
13 38 (22.09%) LAN
14 37 (21.51%) Cisco Nexus
15 34 (19.77%) BIG-IP
16 33 (19.19%) IPv6
16 33 (19.19%) VLAN
17 31 (18.02%) Multicast
17 31 (18.02%) Network Security
18 30 (17.44%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) MySQL
General
1 39 (22.67%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.47%) Finance
3 13 (7.56%) Marketing
4 8 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.07%) German Language
6 4 (2.33%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.74%) Advertising
8 2 (1.16%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Billing
9 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (64.53%) Network Engineer
2 43 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 39 (22.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 30 (17.44%) Support Engineer
5 29 (16.86%) Senior Network Engineer
6 25 (14.53%) Network Support
6 25 (14.53%) Network Support Engineer
7 22 (12.79%) Consultant
8 21 (12.21%) Security Engineer
9 20 (11.63%) Network Security Engineer
10 16 (9.30%) Design Engineer
10 16 (9.30%) Senior Network Support
10 16 (9.30%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 16 (9.30%) Senior Support Engineer
11 15 (8.72%) Switch Engineer
12 14 (8.14%) Ericsson Engineer
12 14 (8.14%) Network Consultant
13 13 (7.56%) Cisco Consultant
13 13 (7.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
13 13 (7.56%) Juniper Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.05%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.58%) .NET
2 1 (0.58%) CSS
2 1 (0.58%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (0.58%) Web Services
2 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (38.37%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.30%) Private Cloud
2 16 (9.30%) Virtual Team
3 13 (7.56%) IPTV
4 7 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.16%) BYOD
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.86%) Linux
2 12 (6.98%) Windows
3 9 (5.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.33%) Unix
5 2 (1.16%) Debian
5 2 (1.16%) Solaris
5 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.58%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.86%) Migration
2 26 (15.12%) Network Monitoring
3 25 (14.53%) ITIL
4 22 (12.79%) Network Design
5 17 (9.88%) Change Management
5 17 (9.88%) Load Balancing
6 16 (9.30%) Fault Management
7 15 (8.72%) Network Management
8 14 (8.14%) Network Architecture
8 14 (8.14%) Project Management
8 14 (8.14%) Service Delivery
9 13 (7.56%) Customer Engagement
9 13 (7.56%) Product Management
10 11 (6.40%) Presales
10 11 (6.40%) Time Management
11 10 (5.81%) High Availability
12 9 (5.23%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.07%) Data Security
13 7 (4.07%) Network Load Balancing
13 7 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.65%) Shell Script
2 5 (2.91%) Perl
3 4 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.58%) C
4 1 (0.58%) C#
4 1 (0.58%) C++
4 1 (0.58%) PHP
4 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.58%) VB
4 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 124 (72.09%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (54.65%) CCNP
3 42 (24.42%) CCIE
4 36 (20.93%) CCNA
5 13 (7.56%) CCSP
6 11 (6.40%) Security Cleared
7 10 (5.81%) Degree
7 10 (5.81%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.65%) CCVP
9 4 (2.33%) CCIP
9 4 (2.33%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.33%) JNCIE
9 4 (2.33%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.74%) CCDA
10 3 (1.74%) CCDP
11 1 (0.58%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.74%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.07%) Firmware
3 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.16%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (5.23%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (3.49%) Cacti
2 6 (3.49%) Nagios
2 6 (3.49%) SmokePing
3 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 139 (80.81%) Cisco
2 113 (65.70%) Juniper
3 64 (37.21%) F5
4 50 (29.07%) CheckPoint
5 23 (13.37%) NetScout
5 23 (13.37%) VMware
6 18 (10.47%) Brocade
6 18 (10.47%) Palo Alto
7 16 (9.30%) SolarWinds
8 14 (8.14%) Ericsson
8 14 (8.14%) Redback
9 12 (6.98%) HP
10 10 (5.81%) Huawei
10 10 (5.81%) Microsoft
11 9 (5.23%) Aruba
12 6 (3.49%) Extreme Networks
12 6 (3.49%) Riverbed
12 6 (3.49%) Stonesoft
13 5 (2.91%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.74%) Nortel
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