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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 107 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 117 118 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.29% 2.14% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.67% 7.39% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 65 66 91
Average salary £55,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
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
1349 1596 1629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.44% 28.93% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1041 1251
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
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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 -39 51 £52,500 +11.70% 8
Bracknell +25 12 £52,500 +61.53%
Slough +1 6 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Maidenhead - 5 £67,500 - 1
Newbury +5 3 - - 2
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (91.63%) Cisco
2 193 (85.02%) OSPF
3 171 (75.33%) MPLS
4 148 (65.20%) Cisco Certification
5 117 (51.54%) Juniper
6 108 (47.58%) CCNP
7 98 (43.17%) Firewall
8 94 (41.41%) F5
9 81 (35.68%) TCP/IP
10 70 (30.84%) Network Security
11 67 (29.52%) CCIE
12 62 (27.31%) EIGRP
13 58 (25.55%) Data Centre
14 57 (25.11%) CheckPoint
15 52 (22.91%) VPN
16 51 (22.47%) DNS
17 50 (22.03%) WAN
18 49 (21.59%) Cisco ASA
18 49 (21.59%) IPsec
18 49 (21.59%) Telecoms
19 45 (19.82%) VLAN
20 44 (19.38%) Cisco IOS
21 41 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
22 39 (17.18%) LAN
23 37 (16.30%) VoIP
24 35 (15.42%) SNMP
24 35 (15.42%) IPv6
25 34 (14.98%) Load Balancing
26 33 (14.54%) CCNA
26 33 (14.54%) RIP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (3.08%) Apache
1 7 (3.08%) Lync
2 3 (1.32%) MediaWiki
2 3 (1.32%) nginx
2 3 (1.32%) Confluence
3 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.52%) MS Office
3 7 (3.08%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.32%) SaaS
2 3 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 193 (85.02%) OSPF
2 171 (75.33%) MPLS
3 98 (43.17%) Firewall
4 81 (35.68%) TCP/IP
5 70 (30.84%) Network Security
6 62 (27.31%) EIGRP
7 52 (22.91%) VPN
8 51 (22.47%) DNS
9 50 (22.03%) WAN
10 49 (21.59%) IPsec
10 49 (21.59%) Cisco ASA
11 45 (19.82%) VLAN
12 44 (19.38%) Cisco IOS
13 41 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
14 39 (17.18%) LAN
15 37 (16.30%) VoIP
16 35 (15.42%) SNMP
16 35 (15.42%) IPv6
17 33 (14.54%) RIP
18 32 (14.10%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.85%) MySQL
2 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Subversion
2 3 (1.32%) JIRA
2 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.32%) Hudson
2 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (21.59%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.08%) Retail
3 4 (1.76%) Billing
3 4 (1.76%) Back Office
3 4 (1.76%) Finance
4 2 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (48.90%) Network Engineer
2 42 (18.50%) Consultant
3 33 (14.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (10.13%) Senior Consultant
5 22 (9.69%) Network Consultant
6 21 (9.25%) Support Engineer
6 21 (9.25%) Network Support
7 14 (6.17%) Network Support Engineer
7 14 (6.17%) Architect
8 13 (5.73%) Technical Consultant
8 13 (5.73%) Security Engineer
8 13 (5.73%) IP Engineer
9 12 (5.29%) Network Team Leader
9 12 (5.29%) Senior Network Consultant
9 12 (5.29%) Team Leader
10 11 (4.85%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 11 (4.85%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (3.96%) Voice Engineer
11 9 (3.96%) Network Manager
12 8 (3.52%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.64%) CSS
2 4 (1.76%) LAMP
3 3 (1.32%) Web Services
4 2 (0.88%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (0.88%) RESTful
5 1 (0.44%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (25.55%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 15 (6.61%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.32%) Wiki
6 2 (0.88%) FMCG
6 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.88%) IVR
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) Statistics
7 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.45%) Linux
2 14 (6.17%) UNIX
3 10 (4.41%) Windows
4 8 (3.52%) CentOS
5 6 (2.64%) Debian
6 5 (2.20%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.76%) Solaris
8 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.88%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.98%) Load Balancing
2 27 (11.89%) Network Design
3 24 (10.57%) Network Management
4 22 (9.69%) ITIL
5 20 (8.81%) Project Management
6 16 (7.05%) DDoS Mitigation
7 15 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (6.17%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.96%) Network Architecture
10 8 (3.52%) Open Source
10 8 (3.52%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.08%) Migration
11 7 (3.08%) Programme Management
11 7 (3.08%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.08%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (3.08%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (2.64%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (2.64%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.93%) Perl
2 7 (3.08%) Python
2 7 (3.08%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.64%) PHP
4 4 (1.76%) SQL
5 3 (1.32%) Java
5 3 (1.32%) Ruby
6 2 (0.88%) Erlang
7 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 148 (65.20%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (47.58%) CCNP
3 67 (29.52%) CCIE
4 33 (14.54%) CCNA
5 28 (12.33%) CCSA
5 28 (12.33%) CCSE
6 18 (7.93%) CCDP
7 16 (7.05%) CCSP
8 15 (6.61%) JNCIS
9 11 (4.85%) CCIP
10 10 (4.41%) Degree
11 9 (3.96%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.64%) Check Point Certification
12 6 (2.64%) Security Cleared
13 5 (2.20%) JNCIP
13 5 (2.20%) CISSP
14 4 (1.76%) SC Cleared
15 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.44%) MCITP
15 1 (0.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.05%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.64%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.76%) Kamailio
3 4 (1.76%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.32%) iptables
4 3 (1.32%) OpenSIPS
4 3 (1.32%) Xen
4 3 (1.32%) Samba
4 3 (1.32%) Postfix
4 3 (1.32%) XenServer
5 2 (0.88%) vSphere
5 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (3.52%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.20%) Puppet
3 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.32%) Salt
3 3 (1.32%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.88%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) OPNET
5 1 (0.44%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.44%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 208 (91.63%) Cisco
2 117 (51.54%) Juniper
3 94 (41.41%) F5
4 57 (25.11%) CheckPoint
5 32 (14.10%) VMware
6 29 (12.78%) Riverbed
7 28 (12.33%) Nokia
8 20 (8.81%) Huawei
9 8 (3.52%) Microsoft
9 8 (3.52%) Citrix
10 7 (3.08%) HP
10 7 (3.08%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.64%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.20%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (1.76%) Oracle
13 4 (1.76%) Nortel
14 3 (1.32%) Avaya
14 3 (1.32%) SolarWinds
15 2 (0.88%) Infoblox
Slough, Berkshire, South East, United Kingdom
Virtustream
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Senior Network Engineer
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago