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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 110 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing BGP 121 121 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.20% 2.10% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.07% 7.43% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 86 65 88
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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
1499 1629 1713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.27% 28.27% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1086 1275
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 -51 47 £50,000 +6.38% 9
Bracknell +11 12 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Slough +8 9 £62,500 +35.13% 1
Maidenhead - 5 £65,000 - 1
Newbury - 4 £70,000 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 208 (90.83%) Cisco
2 197 (86.03%) OSPF
3 168 (73.36%) MPLS
4 148 (64.63%) Cisco Certification
5 118 (51.53%) CCNP
6 114 (49.78%) Juniper
7 110 (48.03%) Firewall
8 81 (35.37%) F5
9 76 (33.19%) TCP/IP
10 74 (32.31%) Network Security
11 69 (30.13%) EIGRP
12 62 (27.07%) VPN
13 61 (26.64%) CCIE
14 59 (25.76%) IPsec
15 53 (23.14%) Cisco ASA
16 51 (22.27%) CheckPoint
17 50 (21.83%) DNS
18 49 (21.40%) WAN
19 47 (20.52%) VLAN
20 46 (20.09%) Telecoms
20 46 (20.09%) Cisco Nexus
21 44 (19.21%) VoIP
22 39 (17.03%) SNMP
23 38 (16.59%) IPv6
24 36 (15.72%) CCNA
24 36 (15.72%) VMware
24 36 (15.72%) Load Balancing
25 35 (15.28%) Cisco IOS
26 34 (14.85%) SSL
27 33 (14.41%) LAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 8 (3.49%) Apache
2 7 (3.06%) Lync
3 3 (1.31%) MediaWiki
3 3 (1.31%) nginx
3 3 (1.31%) Confluence
4 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (4.37%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.49%) MS Office
3 7 (3.06%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.31%) SaaS
1 3 (1.31%) IaaS
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (86.03%) OSPF
2 168 (73.36%) MPLS
3 110 (48.03%) Firewall
4 76 (33.19%) TCP/IP
5 74 (32.31%) Network Security
6 69 (30.13%) EIGRP
7 62 (27.07%) VPN
8 59 (25.76%) IPsec
9 53 (23.14%) Cisco ASA
10 50 (21.83%) DNS
11 49 (21.40%) WAN
12 47 (20.52%) VLAN
13 46 (20.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 44 (19.21%) VoIP
15 39 (17.03%) SNMP
16 38 (16.59%) IPv6
17 35 (15.28%) Cisco IOS
18 34 (14.85%) SSL
19 33 (14.41%) LAN
20 31 (13.54%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.80%) MySQL
2 3 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Subversion
2 3 (1.31%) JIRA
2 3 (1.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.31%) Hudson
2 3 (1.31%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (20.09%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.37%) Retail
3 7 (3.06%) Finance
4 4 (1.75%) Billing
5 3 (1.31%) Back Office
6 2 (0.87%) Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 113 (49.34%) Network Engineer
2 33 (14.41%) Consultant
3 29 (12.66%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (7.86%) Support Engineer
4 18 (7.86%) Network Consultant
5 15 (6.55%) Senior Consultant
5 15 (6.55%) Security Engineer
6 14 (6.11%) Architect
7 13 (5.68%) Team Leader
7 13 (5.68%) Network Support
7 13 (5.68%) Network Team Leader
7 13 (5.68%) IP Engineer
8 11 (4.80%) Voice Engineer
8 11 (4.80%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (4.80%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (3.93%) Network Manager
9 9 (3.93%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (3.93%) Network Support Engineer
9 9 (3.93%) Technical Design Authority
10 8 (3.49%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.75%) LAMP
2 3 (1.31%) Web Services
3 2 (0.87%) CSS
3 2 (0.87%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (0.87%) RESTful
4 1 (0.44%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.44%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.80%) Smartphone
3 8 (3.49%) Open Source
4 3 (1.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.31%) Wiki
5 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.87%) IVR
5 2 (0.87%) FMCG
6 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.44%) EPoS
6 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.97%) Linux
2 16 (6.99%) UNIX
3 12 (5.24%) Windows
4 8 (3.49%) Debian
4 8 (3.49%) CentOS
5 6 (2.62%) Solaris
6 5 (2.18%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.87%) OpenBSD
9 1 (0.44%) SUSE
9 1 (0.44%) AIX
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.72%) Load Balancing
2 30 (13.10%) Network Design
3 26 (11.35%) Network Management
4 24 (10.48%) Project Management
5 19 (8.30%) ITIL
6 15 (6.55%) Mentoring
7 13 (5.68%) Problem Management
8 12 (5.24%) Network Architecture
9 9 (3.93%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.49%) Migration
10 8 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.06%) Programme Management
11 7 (3.06%) Change Management
11 7 (3.06%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.06%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (2.62%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (2.62%) Security Architecture
12 6 (2.62%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.11%) Perl
2 9 (3.93%) Python
3 6 (2.62%) PHP
4 5 (2.18%) SQL
4 5 (2.18%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.31%) Java
5 3 (1.31%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.31%) Ruby
6 2 (0.87%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 148 (64.63%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (51.53%) CCNP
3 61 (26.64%) CCIE
4 36 (15.72%) CCNA
5 26 (11.35%) CCSA
5 26 (11.35%) CCSE
6 19 (8.30%) CCSP
7 17 (7.42%) CCDP
8 15 (6.55%) CCIP
8 15 (6.55%) JNCIS
9 10 (4.37%) JNCIA
10 9 (3.93%) Degree
11 5 (2.18%) JNCIP
11 5 (2.18%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.18%) CISSP
12 3 (1.31%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.87%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.44%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.42%) SLA
2 5 (2.18%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.62%) ProxySG
2 6 (2.62%) Kamailio
3 5 (2.18%) OpenSIPS
4 4 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.31%) Samba
5 3 (1.31%) Postfix
5 3 (1.31%) XenServer
5 3 (1.31%) vSphere
5 3 (1.31%) Xen
5 3 (1.31%) iptables
6 2 (0.87%) KVM
6 2 (0.87%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (3.49%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.31%) Puppet
2 3 (1.31%) ZABBIX
2 3 (1.31%) Salt
3 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.87%) Nagios
4 1 (0.44%) OPNET
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 208 (90.83%) Cisco
2 114 (49.78%) Juniper
3 81 (35.37%) F5
4 51 (22.27%) CheckPoint
5 36 (15.72%) VMware
6 28 (12.23%) Nokia
7 21 (9.17%) Riverbed
8 18 (7.86%) Huawei
9 11 (4.80%) HP
9 11 (4.80%) Citrix
10 8 (3.49%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.62%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.18%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.18%) Oracle
13 4 (1.75%) Avaya
13 4 (1.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (1.75%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.31%) Nortel
14 3 (1.31%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.31%) NetScout
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Bonus + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 7k Car Allowance + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £64000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 20 days ago