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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 150 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +9
Permanent jobs citing BGP 34 131 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 2.47% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 9.63% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 118 94
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%

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
866 1361 1654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.12% 25.68% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 625 1081 1038
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -15 21 £56,250 +2.27%
Slough +31 2 £51,750 -13.75%
Bracknell -4 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Wokingham - 2 £39,000 -
Windsor - 1 - -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 74 (82.22%) Firewall
2 73 (81.11%) Cisco
3 72 (80.00%) OSPF
4 67 (74.44%) MPLS
5 52 (57.78%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (53.33%) CCNP
7 44 (48.89%) VPN
8 38 (42.22%) Network Design
9 36 (40.00%) Telecoms
9 36 (40.00%) Juniper
10 32 (35.56%) IPv6
11 31 (34.44%) Presales
12 30 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (32.22%) Marketing
13 29 (32.22%) TCP/IP
14 25 (27.78%) Migration
14 25 (27.78%) Multicast
15 24 (26.67%) MS Excel
16 23 (25.56%) CCIE
17 22 (24.44%) EIGRP
17 22 (24.44%) F5
17 22 (24.44%) Huawei
18 20 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
18 20 (22.22%) MS Office
19 18 (20.00%) DNS
20 16 (17.78%) CheckPoint
20 16 (17.78%) Network Security
21 15 (16.67%) Wireless
22 14 (15.56%) Linux
22 14 (15.56%) RIP

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 5 (5.56%) IIS
2 4 (4.44%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.22%) Apache
3 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 20 (22.22%) MS Office
2 20 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (82.22%) Firewall
2 72 (80.00%) OSPF
3 67 (74.44%) MPLS
4 44 (48.89%) VPN
5 32 (35.56%) IPv6
6 30 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (32.22%) TCP/IP
8 25 (27.78%) Multicast
9 22 (24.44%) EIGRP
10 18 (20.00%) DNS
11 16 (17.78%) Network Security
12 15 (16.67%) Wireless
13 14 (15.56%) RIP
13 14 (15.56%) WAN
14 13 (14.44%) Cisco PIX
15 12 (13.33%) BIG-IP
16 11 (12.22%) LAN
16 11 (12.22%) VLAN
16 11 (12.22%) Wireshark
17 10 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
General
1 36 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 29 (32.22%) Marketing
3 6 (6.67%) Finance
4 4 (4.44%) Back Office
5 3 (3.33%) Billing
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
6 2 (2.22%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 29 (32.22%) IP Engineer
3 15 (16.67%) Senior IP Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Security Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Support Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Network Support
7 7 (7.78%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Security Support Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Lead Network Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Sales Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Sales Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Clustering
3 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.44%) Replication
4 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.22%) Social Network
6 1 (1.11%) BYOD
6 1 (1.11%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) Linux
2 11 (12.22%) Windows
3 7 (7.78%) Unix
3 7 (7.78%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Debian
7 1 (1.11%) Solaris
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) Network Design
2 31 (34.44%) Presales
3 25 (27.78%) Migration
4 12 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (11.11%) Change Management
6 9 (10.00%) Network Management
7 8 (8.89%) High Availability
7 8 (8.89%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.78%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (6.67%) ITIL
10 5 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 5 (5.56%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.56%) Product Management
10 5 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
11 4 (4.44%) Global Marketing
12 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (3.33%) Project Management
13 2 (2.22%) CRM
13 2 (2.22%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) Perl
1 9 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (3.33%) PHP
3 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) C++
4 1 (1.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (57.78%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (53.33%) CCNP
3 23 (25.56%) CCIE
4 13 (14.44%) CCNA
5 12 (13.33%) CCIP
6 8 (8.89%) Degree
7 3 (3.33%) CCDP
7 3 (3.33%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.22%) CCDA
8 2 (2.22%) CCSP
8 2 (2.22%) CCVP
8 2 (2.22%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.22%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) CCSA
9 1 (1.11%) HND
9 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO22301
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.22%) Firmware
5 1 (1.11%) iptables
5 1 (1.11%) KVM
5 1 (1.11%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) vMotion
1 5 (5.56%) WSUS
2 3 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.11%) Ansible
3 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 73 (81.11%) Cisco
2 36 (40.00%) Juniper
3 22 (24.44%) F5
3 22 (24.44%) Huawei
4 16 (17.78%) CheckPoint
5 14 (15.56%) Palo Alto
6 11 (12.22%) VMware
7 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (7.78%) NetScout
9 6 (6.67%) HP
10 4 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (4.44%) Forcepoint
10 4 (4.44%) Foundry
10 4 (4.44%) Stonesoft
11 3 (3.33%) Oracle
11 3 (3.33%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.22%) AirMagnet
12 2 (2.22%) GENBAND
13 1 (1.11%) Extreme Networks
13 1 (1.11%) Meraki