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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 114 145 113
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -32
Permanent jobs citing BGP 106 82 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.08% 1.40% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.17% 4.67% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 65 65 87
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1298 1757 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.53% 30.00% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 916 981 1104
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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 +4 60 £50,000 - 9
Newbury +13 8 £77,500 +138.46% 1
Bracknell +23 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Slough -15 5 £62,500 +78.57%
Maidenhead - 5 £57,500 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (92.86%) Cisco
2 194 (86.61%) OSPF
3 158 (70.54%) MPLS
4 153 (68.30%) Cisco Certification
5 128 (57.14%) Juniper
6 106 (47.32%) Firewall
7 100 (44.64%) F5
8 95 (42.41%) CCNP
9 80 (35.71%) TCP/IP
10 72 (32.14%) CCIE
10 72 (32.14%) Telecoms
11 68 (30.36%) VPN
12 66 (29.46%) Cisco IOS
13 59 (26.34%) Cisco ASA
14 55 (24.55%) DNS
14 55 (24.55%) LAN
14 55 (24.55%) EIGRP
15 52 (23.21%) CheckPoint
16 50 (22.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 50 (22.32%) Data Centre
17 48 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
17 48 (21.43%) RIP
17 48 (21.43%) Network Security
18 46 (20.54%) CCNA
19 45 (20.09%) IPsec
20 44 (19.64%) VLAN
21 42 (18.75%) WAN
22 41 (18.30%) Load Balancing
23 40 (17.86%) VPLS
23 40 (17.86%) Perl

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (2.68%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) PaaS
3 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (86.61%) OSPF
2 158 (70.54%) MPLS
3 106 (47.32%) Firewall
4 80 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 68 (30.36%) VPN
6 66 (29.46%) Cisco IOS
7 59 (26.34%) Cisco ASA
8 55 (24.55%) EIGRP
8 55 (24.55%) DNS
8 55 (24.55%) LAN
9 50 (22.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 48 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 48 (21.43%) RIP
10 48 (21.43%) Network Security
11 45 (20.09%) IPsec
12 44 (19.64%) VLAN
13 42 (18.75%) WAN
14 40 (17.86%) VPLS
15 39 (17.41%) IPv4
16 35 (15.63%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 72 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.57%) Finance
3 6 (2.68%) Back Office
4 5 (2.23%) Banking
5 3 (1.34%) Retail
5 3 (1.34%) Billing
6 2 (0.89%) Legal
6 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (53.57%) Network Engineer
2 45 (20.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 38 (16.96%) Consultant
4 29 (12.95%) Senior Consultant
5 22 (9.82%) Network Consultant
6 21 (9.38%) Network Support
7 17 (7.59%) Senior Network Consultant
8 16 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 16 (7.14%) IP Engineer
9 15 (6.70%) Security Engineer
10 14 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
10 14 (6.25%) Architect
11 12 (5.36%) Team Leader
11 12 (5.36%) Network Architect
11 12 (5.36%) Network Team Leader
12 10 (4.46%) Technical Consultant
12 10 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
13 9 (4.02%) Senior Technical Consultant
14 8 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (3.57%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.59%) CSS
2 2 (0.89%) SOAP
3 1 (0.45%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.32%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.25%) Smartphone
4 8 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.34%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.34%) Streaming Music
6 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.89%) PMI
7 1 (0.45%) DTV
7 1 (0.45%) GIS
7 1 (0.45%) Statistics
7 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.27%) Linux
2 21 (9.38%) UNIX
3 10 (4.46%) Windows
4 8 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (0.45%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.30%) Load Balancing
2 35 (15.63%) Network Management
3 25 (11.16%) ITIL
4 20 (8.93%) Network Design
5 18 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 14 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (4.02%) Project Management
8 9 (4.02%) Migration
9 7 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.13%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (2.68%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.68%) CRM
10 6 (2.68%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.68%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.23%) Validation
11 5 (2.23%) Performance Management
11 5 (2.23%) Change Management
12 4 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.86%) Perl
2 18 (8.04%) Python
3 8 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 8 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.34%) C
5 2 (0.89%) PHP
5 2 (0.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 153 (68.30%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (42.41%) CCNP
3 72 (32.14%) CCIE
4 46 (20.54%) CCNA
5 34 (15.18%) Degree
6 24 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 20 (8.93%) SC Cleared
8 19 (8.48%) Check Point Certification
9 18 (8.04%) CCSA
9 18 (8.04%) CCSE
9 18 (8.04%) JNCIA
10 14 (6.25%) CCIP
11 12 (5.36%) CISSP
12 11 (4.91%) JNCIP
13 9 (4.02%) CCSP
13 9 (4.02%) CCDP
14 7 (3.13%) JNCIS
15 4 (1.79%) JNCIE
16 3 (1.34%) MCITP
16 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (0.89%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.91%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.23%) iptables
4 3 (1.34%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.45%) Xen
6 1 (0.45%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 18 (8.04%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.13%) Puppet
3 5 (2.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.79%) Nagios
5 2 (0.89%) HP NNM
5 2 (0.89%) SCCM
5 2 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 208 (92.86%) Cisco
2 128 (57.14%) Juniper
3 100 (44.64%) F5
4 52 (23.21%) CheckPoint
5 38 (16.96%) VMware
6 28 (12.50%) Riverbed
7 16 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 16 (7.14%) Huawei
8 13 (5.80%) HP
9 12 (5.36%) Nokia
10 11 (4.91%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.57%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.57%) Oracle
12 7 (3.13%) Websense
12 7 (3.13%) ProCurve
13 6 (2.68%) Nortel
14 4 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 4 (1.79%) Aerohive Networks
15 3 (1.34%) Aruba
15 3 (1.34%) WatchGuard
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