The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 103 110 142
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +32
Permanent jobs citing BGP 120 126 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.04% 2.32% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.26% 7.25% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 66 91 80
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1654 1738 1688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.16% 32.04% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1291 1368
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
BGP
South East

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 91 £47,250 -10.00% 1
Slough -5 6 £38,750 -35.41% 1
Windsor - 4 £40,500 -
Bracknell +8 3 £42,500 +6.25%
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 175 (90.21%) Cisco
2 170 (87.63%) OSPF
3 150 (77.32%) Firewall
4 115 (59.28%) MPLS
5 100 (51.55%) VoIP
6 91 (46.91%) Juniper
7 88 (45.36%) Cisco Certification
8 77 (39.69%) DNS
9 74 (38.14%) Network Management
10 67 (34.54%) SNMP
11 64 (32.99%) WAN
12 63 (32.47%) VPN
13 60 (30.93%) Telecoms
13 60 (30.93%) Internet
14 58 (29.90%) IPsec
14 58 (29.90%) LAN
14 58 (29.90%) Cisco Nexus
15 52 (26.80%) Network Security
16 51 (26.29%) Cisco ASA
16 51 (26.29%) Broadband
17 50 (25.77%) EIGRP
17 50 (25.77%) Retail
18 49 (25.26%) Billing
18 49 (25.26%) SSL
19 47 (24.23%) TCP/IP
19 47 (24.23%) Smartphone
20 45 (23.20%) F5
21 44 (22.68%) Cisco IOS
21 44 (22.68%) CCNP
22 42 (21.65%) IGRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 11 (5.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.58%) IIS
3 4 (2.06%) Apache
3 4 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.03%) Lync
5 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (87.63%) OSPF
2 150 (77.32%) Firewall
3 115 (59.28%) MPLS
4 100 (51.55%) VoIP
5 77 (39.69%) DNS
6 67 (34.54%) SNMP
7 64 (32.99%) WAN
8 63 (32.47%) VPN
9 60 (30.93%) Internet
10 58 (29.90%) LAN
10 58 (29.90%) IPsec
10 58 (29.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 52 (26.80%) Network Security
12 51 (26.29%) Cisco ASA
12 51 (26.29%) Broadband
13 50 (25.77%) EIGRP
14 49 (25.26%) SSL
15 47 (24.23%) TCP/IP
16 44 (22.68%) Cisco IOS
17 42 (21.65%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.70%) MySQL
2 10 (5.15%) SQL Server
General
1 60 (30.93%) Telecoms
2 50 (25.77%) Retail
3 49 (25.26%) Billing
4 35 (18.04%) Finance
5 9 (4.64%) Back Office
5 9 (4.64%) Banking
6 5 (2.58%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (39.69%) Network Engineer
2 40 (20.62%) IP Engineer
3 37 (19.07%) Security Engineer
4 33 (17.01%) Design Engineer
5 31 (15.98%) Senior IP Engineer
6 30 (15.46%) Senior Design Engineer
7 22 (11.34%) Technical Design Authority
7 22 (11.34%) Senior Security Engineer
8 18 (9.28%) Senior Network Engineer
9 15 (7.73%) Network Security Engineer
10 13 (6.70%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (6.70%) Cisco Engineer
11 12 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 12 (6.19%) Consultant
12 11 (5.67%) Network Consultant
12 11 (5.67%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (5.15%) Firewall Engineer
13 10 (5.15%) NOC Engineer
14 9 (4.64%) Architect
14 9 (4.64%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.67%) SOAP
2 9 (4.64%) HTML
3 4 (2.06%) .NET
4 2 (1.03%) CGI
5 1 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.23%) Smartphone
2 5 (2.58%) PKI
3 4 (2.06%) Open Source
4 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.34%) Linux
2 20 (10.31%) UNIX
3 13 (6.70%) CentOS
4 10 (5.15%) Windows
5 5 (2.58%) AIX
6 2 (1.03%) Debian
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.14%) Network Management
2 25 (12.89%) Change Management
2 25 (12.89%) Network Design
3 23 (11.86%) Load Balancing
4 19 (9.79%) Data Security
5 16 (8.25%) Capacity Management
6 12 (6.19%) Change Control
7 10 (5.15%) Configuration Management
8 9 (4.64%) Migration
8 9 (4.64%) Data Analysis
9 8 (4.12%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.12%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.12%) Time Management
9 8 (4.12%) Project Management
10 7 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (3.09%) ITIL
11 6 (3.09%) Release Management
12 4 (2.06%) CRM
13 3 (1.55%) Network Monitoring
14 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.40%) Perl
2 13 (6.70%) Bash Shell
3 12 (6.19%) SQL
4 6 (3.09%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.58%) Python
6 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 88 (45.36%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (22.68%) CCNP
3 41 (21.13%) CCNA
4 34 (17.53%) CCIE
4 34 (17.53%) CCSP
5 33 (17.01%) JNCIA
6 18 (9.28%) CCIP
7 10 (5.15%) RHCE
8 9 (4.64%) Security Cleared
9 8 (4.12%) CCDP
10 7 (3.61%) Degree
11 5 (2.58%) OSCP
12 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.03%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.52%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.52%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.52%) ISEB
13 1 (0.52%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.31%) PCI DSS
2 18 (9.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (5.67%) SLA
4 9 (4.64%) HL7
5 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.03%) Sendmail
2 2 (1.03%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (9.79%) CiscoWorks
1 19 (9.79%) HP NNM
2 10 (5.15%) Puppet
2 10 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.12%) OpenView
4 5 (2.58%) Netcool
5 3 (1.55%) Nagios
5 3 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.03%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.03%) SmokePing
6 2 (1.03%) Cacti
7 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 175 (90.21%) Cisco
2 91 (46.91%) Juniper
3 45 (23.20%) F5
4 42 (21.65%) CheckPoint
5 25 (12.89%) Avaya
6 24 (12.37%) HP
7 19 (9.79%) Microsoft
8 18 (9.28%) ServiceNow
9 14 (7.22%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.64%) Redback
11 8 (4.12%) VMware
12 7 (3.61%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.61%) BT
13 6 (3.09%) Riverbed
14 4 (2.06%) Huawei
15 3 (1.55%) Citrix
15 3 (1.55%) WatchGuard
15 3 (1.55%) Infoblox
15 3 (1.55%) Foundry
16 2 (1.03%) ZyXEL
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
Applitracker
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago