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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 153 118 142
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +24
Permanent jobs citing BGP 60 110 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.34% 2.16% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.40% 8.18% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43 65 71
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
1112 1345 1788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.76% 26.36% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 823 931 988
Median salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -10 40 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Newbury +3 5 £27,500 -64.51%
Slough +18 4 £52,500 -16.00%
Maidenhead -11 4 £47,500 -17.39%
Bracknell -4 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Windsor - 1 - -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 134 (85.35%) MPLS
2 129 (82.17%) Cisco
3 118 (75.16%) Cisco Certification
4 116 (73.89%) OSPF
5 110 (70.06%) Firewall
6 99 (63.06%) VPN
7 93 (59.24%) Juniper
8 89 (56.69%) CCNP
9 64 (40.76%) WAN
10 62 (39.49%) Cisco ASA
11 59 (37.58%) F5
12 53 (33.76%) TCP/IP
13 52 (33.12%) Data Centre
14 48 (30.57%) CheckPoint
15 44 (28.03%) EIGRP
16 43 (27.39%) CCIE
17 41 (26.11%) IPsec
18 39 (24.84%) Telecoms
19 37 (23.57%) Multicast
20 36 (22.93%) Wireless
21 35 (22.29%) IPv6
22 33 (21.02%) SSL
22 33 (21.02%) Network Security
23 32 (20.38%) CCNA
23 32 (20.38%) LAN
23 32 (20.38%) VoIP
23 32 (20.38%) Migration
24 31 (19.75%) Cisco PIX
24 31 (19.75%) BIG-IP
25 29 (18.47%) VLAN

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 (2.55%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.91%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.10%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.82%) MS Office
5 1 (0.64%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) Office 365
2 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 134 (85.35%) MPLS
2 116 (73.89%) OSPF
3 110 (70.06%) Firewall
4 99 (63.06%) VPN
5 64 (40.76%) WAN
6 62 (39.49%) Cisco ASA
7 53 (33.76%) TCP/IP
8 44 (28.03%) EIGRP
9 41 (26.11%) IPsec
10 37 (23.57%) Multicast
11 36 (22.93%) Wireless
12 35 (22.29%) IPv6
13 33 (21.02%) Network Security
13 33 (21.02%) SSL
14 32 (20.38%) LAN
14 32 (20.38%) VoIP
15 31 (19.75%) BIG-IP
15 31 (19.75%) Cisco PIX
16 29 (18.47%) Cisco Nexus
16 29 (18.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.64%) MySQL
General
1 39 (24.84%) Telecoms
2 23 (14.65%) Marketing
3 12 (7.64%) Finance
4 7 (4.46%) German Language
5 6 (3.82%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.18%) Advertising
7 4 (2.55%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.91%) Games
9 2 (1.27%) Retail
10 1 (0.64%) Back Office
10 1 (0.64%) Banking
10 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (59.87%) Network Engineer
2 31 (19.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 30 (19.11%) Support Engineer
4 27 (17.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 25 (15.92%) Network Support
5 25 (15.92%) Network Support Engineer
6 24 (15.29%) Security Engineer
7 23 (14.65%) Network Security Engineer
7 23 (14.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (10.19%) Consultant
9 13 (8.28%) Senior Network Support
9 13 (8.28%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 13 (8.28%) Senior Support Engineer
10 12 (7.64%) IP Engineer
11 10 (6.37%) Design Engineer
12 9 (5.73%) Ericsson Engineer
12 9 (5.73%) Network Consultant
12 9 (5.73%) Switch Engineer
13 8 (5.10%) Cisco Consultant
13 8 (5.10%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.64%) .NET
2 1 (0.64%) CSS
2 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (33.12%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.28%) IPTV
2 13 (8.28%) Virtual Team
3 9 (5.73%) Private Cloud
4 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.91%) BYOD
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.29%) Linux
2 15 (9.55%) Windows
3 9 (5.73%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.55%) Unix
5 3 (1.91%) Debian
5 3 (1.91%) Solaris
5 3 (1.91%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.64%) CentOS
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.38%) Migration
2 28 (17.83%) Network Monitoring
3 26 (16.56%) ITIL
3 26 (16.56%) Network Design
4 22 (14.01%) Presales
5 21 (13.38%) Change Management
6 17 (10.83%) Service Delivery
7 16 (10.19%) Network Management
8 13 (8.28%) Load Balancing
8 13 (8.28%) Product Management
9 12 (7.64%) Customer Engagement
9 12 (7.64%) Project Management
10 10 (6.37%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.37%) Time Management
11 9 (5.73%) Fault Management
11 9 (5.73%) High Availability
11 9 (5.73%) Network Architecture
11 9 (5.73%) Problem Management
12 8 (5.10%) Network Load Balancing
12 8 (5.10%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.10%) Shell Script
2 7 (4.46%) Perl
3 6 (3.82%) Python
4 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.64%) C
4 1 (0.64%) C#
4 1 (0.64%) C++
4 1 (0.64%) PHP
4 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.64%) VB
4 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 118 (75.16%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (56.69%) CCNP
3 43 (27.39%) CCIE
4 32 (20.38%) CCNA
5 11 (7.01%) CCIP
5 11 (7.01%) CCSP
6 10 (6.37%) Degree
7 9 (5.73%) CCVP
8 6 (3.82%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.18%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.55%) CCDA
11 3 (1.91%) CCDP
11 3 (1.91%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.64%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.91%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.10%) Firmware
3 4 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.91%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.91%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.64%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (5.73%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (3.82%) Cacti
2 6 (3.82%) Nagios
2 6 (3.82%) SmokePing
3 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 129 (82.17%) Cisco
2 93 (59.24%) Juniper
3 59 (37.58%) F5
4 48 (30.57%) CheckPoint
5 23 (14.65%) Palo Alto
6 22 (14.01%) NetScout
7 19 (12.10%) VMware
8 16 (10.19%) SolarWinds
9 15 (9.55%) Huawei
10 12 (7.64%) Microsoft
11 11 (7.01%) Brocade
12 9 (5.73%) Ericsson
12 9 (5.73%) Redback
13 8 (5.10%) Aruba
13 8 (5.10%) HP
14 6 (3.82%) Riverbed
14 6 (3.82%) Stonesoft
15 5 (3.18%) Extreme Networks
15 5 (3.18%) Red Hat
16 4 (2.55%) Meraki
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