The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 132 100 153
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +53
Permanent jobs citing BGP 80 132 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.44% 2.41% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 8.74% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 61 102 76
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +3.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1638 1511 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.47% 27.55% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1130 1255
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
South East

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 July 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 28 July 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 -4 57 £50,000 +11.11%
Slough -6 9 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Newbury -5 4 £27,500 -45.00%
Bracknell -28 2 £38,750 -11.42%
Maidenhead -16 1 £42,500 -32.00%
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 179 (90.40%) OSPF
2 172 (86.87%) Cisco
3 157 (79.29%) Firewall
4 139 (70.20%) MPLS
5 96 (48.48%) Network Management
6 92 (46.46%) DNS
6 92 (46.46%) SNMP
7 84 (42.42%) Juniper
8 77 (38.89%) VoIP
9 73 (36.87%) Internet
10 72 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
11 71 (35.86%) Telecoms
12 66 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 64 (32.32%) F5
14 53 (26.77%) TCP/IP
15 50 (25.25%) CheckPoint
16 49 (24.75%) CCNP
16 49 (24.75%) Load Balancing
17 48 (24.24%) Smartphone
17 48 (24.24%) Broadband
18 46 (23.23%) VPN
19 45 (22.73%) Retail
19 45 (22.73%) Billing
19 45 (22.73%) WAN
20 41 (20.71%) SSL
21 40 (20.20%) EIGRP
22 38 (19.19%) IPsec
23 37 (18.69%) Capacity Management
24 36 (18.18%) IGRP
24 36 (18.18%) SMTP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (10.10%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.53%) Lync
3 4 (2.02%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.02%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (90.40%) OSPF
2 157 (79.29%) Firewall
3 139 (70.20%) MPLS
4 92 (46.46%) DNS
4 92 (46.46%) SNMP
5 77 (38.89%) VoIP
6 73 (36.87%) Internet
7 66 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 53 (26.77%) TCP/IP
9 48 (24.24%) Broadband
10 46 (23.23%) VPN
11 45 (22.73%) WAN
12 41 (20.71%) SSL
13 40 (20.20%) EIGRP
14 38 (19.19%) IPsec
15 36 (18.18%) IGRP
15 36 (18.18%) SMTP
16 34 (17.17%) LAN
17 32 (16.16%) TACACS
18 29 (14.65%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.56%) MySQL
2 8 (4.04%) SQL Server
General
1 71 (35.86%) Telecoms
2 45 (22.73%) Retail
2 45 (22.73%) Billing
3 22 (11.11%) Finance
4 10 (5.05%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 54 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 46 (23.23%) Design Engineer
2 46 (23.23%) Senior Design Engineer
3 45 (22.73%) IP Engineer
4 44 (22.22%) Senior IP Engineer
5 36 (18.18%) Security Engineer
6 25 (12.63%) Senior Security Engineer
7 21 (10.61%) Consultant
8 19 (9.60%) Technical Design Authority
9 16 (8.08%) Security Consultant
9 16 (8.08%) Network Consultant
10 15 (7.58%) NOC Engineer
10 15 (7.58%) Firewall Engineer
11 13 (6.57%) Network Security Engineer
11 13 (6.57%) Network Security Consultant
12 12 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
13 11 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (5.05%) Technical Specialist
15 9 (4.55%) Team Leader
15 9 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.10%) SOAP
2 10 (5.05%) HTML
3 4 (2.02%) .NET
4 1 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.24%) Smartphone
2 8 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.01%) SecurID
4 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.13%) Linux
2 19 (9.60%) UNIX
3 11 (5.56%) CentOS
4 9 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (48.48%) Network Management
2 49 (24.75%) Load Balancing
3 37 (18.69%) Capacity Management
4 27 (13.64%) Network Design
5 18 (9.09%) Validation
6 14 (7.07%) ITIL
7 11 (5.56%) Change Management
8 10 (5.05%) Demand Forecasting
8 10 (5.05%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (4.55%) Migration
9 9 (4.55%) Data Analysis
9 9 (4.55%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.04%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.03%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.53%) Project Management
13 4 (2.02%) Release Management
14 3 (1.52%) Information Security
14 3 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2
14 3 (1.52%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.61%) Perl
2 15 (7.58%) SQL
3 11 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.04%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.03%) Python
6 4 (2.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 72 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (24.75%) CCNP
3 21 (10.61%) CCNA
4 19 (9.60%) CCIE
5 14 (7.07%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.56%) Degree
7 9 (4.55%) RHCE
8 7 (3.54%) JNCIA
9 6 (3.03%) CCSP
10 5 (2.53%) CCIP
10 5 (2.53%) CISSP
11 4 (2.02%) CCDP
12 3 (1.52%) CISA
12 3 (1.52%) CISM
12 3 (1.52%) PCI QSA
12 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.01%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.51%) CCSA
14 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.05%) HL7
3 9 (4.55%) SLA
4 5 (2.53%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.52%) COBIT
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (2.53%) vSphere
2 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (10.10%) CiscoWorks
1 20 (10.10%) HP NNM
2 8 (4.04%) Puppet
2 8 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.53%) Zenoss
4 3 (1.52%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.01%) SmokePing
5 2 (1.01%) Cacti
5 2 (1.01%) Nagios
6 1 (0.51%) Netcool
6 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 172 (86.87%) Cisco
2 84 (42.42%) Juniper
3 64 (32.32%) F5
4 50 (25.25%) CheckPoint
5 28 (14.14%) Huawei
6 23 (11.62%) HP
7 14 (7.07%) Microsoft
8 12 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 10 (5.05%) VMware
10 8 (4.04%) Riverbed
11 6 (3.03%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.52%) Nortel
13 2 (1.01%) NetScout
13 2 (1.01%) AlgoSec
13 2 (1.01%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.01%) Tufin
14 1 (0.51%) Citrix
14 1 (0.51%) Ericsson
14 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.51%) Foundry
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