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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 104 119 160
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +41
Permanent jobs citing BGP 122 131 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.09% 2.18% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.77% 7.44% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 110 77 55
Average salary £42,500 £51,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1802 1760 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.81% 29.23% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 1225 1172
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
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 24 November 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 24 November 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
(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 0 60 £50,000 -11.11% 4
Slough -7 18 £42,000 -21.12%
Bracknell -8 11 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Newbury +12 2 £38,750 -26.19%
Maidenhead -3 2 £50,000 -25.92% 3
Wokingham - 1 £53,000 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 201 (95.26%) OSPF
2 192 (91.00%) Cisco
3 166 (78.67%) Firewall
4 136 (64.45%) MPLS
5 128 (60.66%) Cisco Certification
6 117 (55.45%) Juniper
7 107 (50.71%) VPN
8 88 (41.71%) DNS
8 88 (41.71%) SSL
9 83 (39.34%) IPsec
10 82 (38.86%) CCNP
11 73 (34.60%) TCP/IP
12 68 (32.23%) CCNA
13 67 (31.75%) Network Management
14 66 (31.28%) Network Security
15 64 (30.33%) F5
16 63 (29.86%) Cisco Nexus
17 62 (29.38%) EIGRP
18 61 (28.91%) VoIP
19 51 (24.17%) SNMP
20 44 (20.85%) CheckPoint
21 42 (19.91%) Cisco ASA
22 40 (18.96%) Cisco IOS
23 38 (18.01%) WAN
24 37 (17.54%) Load Balancing
25 35 (16.59%) Huawei
25 35 (16.59%) Telecoms
25 35 (16.59%) VMware
26 34 (16.11%) Linux
27 30 (14.22%) IPv6

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 15 (7.11%) Lync
2 8 (3.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.95%) Apache
4 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (95.26%) OSPF
2 166 (78.67%) Firewall
3 136 (64.45%) MPLS
4 107 (50.71%) VPN
5 88 (41.71%) DNS
5 88 (41.71%) SSL
6 83 (39.34%) IPsec
7 73 (34.60%) TCP/IP
8 66 (31.28%) Network Security
9 63 (29.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 62 (29.38%) EIGRP
11 61 (28.91%) VoIP
12 51 (24.17%) SNMP
13 42 (19.91%) Cisco ASA
14 40 (18.96%) Cisco IOS
15 38 (18.01%) WAN
16 30 (14.22%) IPv6
17 26 (12.32%) Internet
17 26 (12.32%) LAN
18 25 (11.85%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) MySQL
2 3 (1.42%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.47%) DB2
General
1 35 (16.59%) Telecoms
2 25 (11.85%) Finance
3 5 (2.37%) Retail
4 2 (0.95%) Marketing
4 2 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 91 (43.13%) Network Engineer
2 28 (13.27%) Security Engineer
3 25 (11.85%) Team Leader
3 25 (11.85%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (10.90%) NOC Engineer
5 18 (8.53%) IP Engineer
5 18 (8.53%) Consultant
5 18 (8.53%) Design Engineer
6 17 (8.06%) Network Team Leader
7 16 (7.58%) Network Consultant
8 15 (7.11%) Senior Design Engineer
9 14 (6.64%) Technical Design Authority
9 14 (6.64%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (6.16%) Senior IP Engineer
11 12 (5.69%) Architect
12 11 (5.21%) Security Consultant
12 11 (5.21%) Network Security Consultant
13 10 (4.74%) Support Engineer
14 9 (4.27%) Network Architect
15 8 (3.79%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.79%) SOAP
2 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.00%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (2.37%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.37%) Clustering
4 4 (1.90%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.95%) SecurID
5 2 (0.95%) Open Source
6 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.11%) Linux
2 13 (6.16%) UNIX
3 7 (3.32%) Windows
3 7 (3.32%) Solaris
4 5 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.42%) CentOS
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) SUSE
7 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (31.75%) Network Management
2 37 (17.54%) Load Balancing
3 28 (13.27%) Project Management
4 27 (12.80%) Mentoring
5 24 (11.37%) Problem Management
6 23 (10.90%) Capacity Management
7 16 (7.58%) Network Design
7 16 (7.58%) Change Management
7 16 (7.58%) ITIL
8 15 (7.11%) Validation
9 13 (6.16%) Change Control
10 11 (5.21%) Data Security
11 10 (4.74%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (3.79%) Line Management
12 8 (3.79%) Demand Forecasting
12 8 (3.79%) Migration
12 8 (3.79%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (3.79%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (2.84%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.37%) SQL
2 4 (1.90%) Perl
3 2 (0.95%) Python
3 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 128 (60.66%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (38.86%) CCNP
3 68 (32.23%) CCNA
4 30 (14.22%) CCIE
5 27 (12.80%) Degree
6 21 (9.95%) Security Cleared
7 20 (9.48%) JNCIA
8 16 (7.58%) CCSP
9 14 (6.64%) CCIP
10 5 (2.37%) JNCIE
10 5 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.42%) CCDP
11 3 (1.42%) CISSP
12 2 (0.95%) RHCE
12 2 (0.95%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.47%) CCSA
13 1 (0.47%) RHCT
13 1 (0.47%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.74%) SLA
2 23 (10.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (8.53%) PCI DSS
4 10 (4.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (11.37%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (9.95%) vSphere
4 15 (7.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (2.84%) ProxySG
6 5 (2.37%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.95%) Kamailio
7 2 (0.95%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (7.11%) Zenoss
2 12 (5.69%) FortiGate
3 10 (4.74%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (3.79%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.47%) Puppet
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 192 (91.00%) Cisco
2 117 (55.45%) Juniper
3 64 (30.33%) F5
4 44 (20.85%) CheckPoint
5 35 (16.59%) VMware
5 35 (16.59%) Huawei
6 17 (8.06%) HP
7 15 (7.11%) Microsoft
8 13 (6.16%) Avaya
8 13 (6.16%) Polycom
9 12 (5.69%) SolarWinds
10 11 (5.21%) ServiceNow
11 10 (4.74%) Blue Coat
12 8 (3.79%) NetScout
12 8 (3.79%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.84%) SevOne
13 6 (2.84%) Riverbed
13 6 (2.84%) BMC
14 5 (2.37%) Nokia
14 5 (2.37%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 44,900 - 61,200 + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 25 days ago