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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 131 100 158
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +58
Permanent jobs citing BGP 79 124 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.43% 2.26% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.87% 8.19% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 58 96 77
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 £31,900 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.69%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1623 1514 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.40% 27.62% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1136 1248
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 23 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 23 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 +7 57 £50,000 +11.11%
Slough -4 7 £45,500 +1.11% 3
Newbury +5 4 £27,500 -45.00%
Bracknell -26 2 £38,750 -13.88%
Maidenhead -14 1 £42,500 -32.00%
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 (89.95%) OSPF
2 174 (87.44%) Cisco
3 159 (79.90%) Firewall
4 138 (69.35%) MPLS
5 96 (48.24%) Network Management
6 93 (46.73%) SNMP
7 89 (44.72%) DNS
8 88 (44.22%) Juniper
9 83 (41.71%) VoIP
10 75 (37.69%) Cisco Certification
11 72 (36.18%) Internet
11 72 (36.18%) Telecoms
12 69 (34.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 62 (31.16%) F5
14 51 (25.63%) CheckPoint
15 50 (25.13%) Broadband
15 50 (25.13%) Smartphone
16 49 (24.62%) TCP/IP
16 49 (24.62%) CCNP
17 47 (23.62%) Load Balancing
17 47 (23.62%) Retail
17 47 (23.62%) Billing
17 47 (23.62%) VPN
18 45 (22.61%) WAN
19 41 (20.60%) SSL
20 40 (20.10%) IPsec
21 37 (18.59%) EIGRP
22 35 (17.59%) IGRP
22 35 (17.59%) LAN
22 35 (17.59%) Capacity Management

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 18 (9.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.01%) IIS
2 4 (2.01%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.51%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (89.95%) OSPF
2 159 (79.90%) Firewall
3 138 (69.35%) MPLS
4 93 (46.73%) SNMP
5 89 (44.72%) DNS
6 83 (41.71%) VoIP
7 72 (36.18%) Internet
8 69 (34.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 50 (25.13%) Broadband
10 49 (24.62%) TCP/IP
11 47 (23.62%) VPN
12 45 (22.61%) WAN
13 41 (20.60%) SSL
14 40 (20.10%) IPsec
15 37 (18.59%) EIGRP
16 35 (17.59%) IGRP
16 35 (17.59%) LAN
17 34 (17.09%) SMTP
18 31 (15.58%) Network Security
19 29 (14.57%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.53%) MySQL
2 8 (4.02%) SQL Server
General
1 72 (36.18%) Telecoms
2 47 (23.62%) Retail
2 47 (23.62%) Billing
3 23 (11.56%) Finance
4 10 (5.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 54 (27.14%) Network Engineer
2 48 (24.12%) Design Engineer
2 48 (24.12%) Senior Design Engineer
3 47 (23.62%) IP Engineer
4 46 (23.12%) Senior IP Engineer
5 38 (19.10%) Security Engineer
6 27 (13.57%) Senior Security Engineer
7 20 (10.05%) Consultant
8 19 (9.55%) Technical Design Authority
9 15 (7.54%) Network Consultant
9 15 (7.54%) Security Consultant
10 14 (7.04%) NOC Engineer
10 14 (7.04%) Firewall Engineer
11 13 (6.53%) Network Security Engineer
11 13 (6.53%) Senior Network Engineer
12 12 (6.03%) Network Security Consultant
13 11 (5.53%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (5.03%) Technical Specialist
15 9 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
16 7 (3.52%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.05%) SOAP
2 10 (5.03%) HTML
3 4 (2.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (25.13%) Smartphone
2 6 (3.02%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.01%) SecurID
4 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.06%) Linux
2 19 (9.55%) UNIX
3 11 (5.53%) CentOS
4 9 (4.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (48.24%) Network Management
2 47 (23.62%) Load Balancing
3 35 (17.59%) Capacity Management
4 25 (12.56%) Network Design
5 18 (9.05%) Validation
6 14 (7.04%) ITIL
6 14 (7.04%) Change Management
7 10 (5.03%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (5.03%) Demand Forecasting
8 9 (4.52%) Migration
8 9 (4.52%) Data Analysis
8 9 (4.52%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.02%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.52%) Project Management
10 7 (3.52%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.02%) Change Control
12 5 (2.51%) Release Management
12 5 (2.51%) Data Security
13 3 (1.51%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (1.51%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.06%) Perl
2 15 (7.54%) SQL
3 11 (5.53%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.02%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.02%) Python
6 4 (2.01%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 75 (37.69%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (24.62%) CCNP
3 25 (12.56%) CCNA
4 19 (9.55%) CCIE
5 13 (6.53%) Security Cleared
6 12 (6.03%) JNCIA
7 9 (4.52%) CCSP
7 9 (4.52%) RHCE
7 9 (4.52%) Degree
8 5 (2.51%) CCDP
8 5 (2.51%) CISSP
9 4 (2.01%) CCIP
10 3 (1.51%) CISA
10 3 (1.51%) CISM
10 3 (1.51%) PCI QSA
10 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.01%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.50%) CCSA
12 1 (0.50%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.03%) HL7
2 9 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.02%) SLA
3 8 (4.02%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.51%) vSphere
2 3 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (9.05%) CiscoWorks
1 18 (9.05%) HP NNM
2 8 (4.02%) Puppet
2 8 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.51%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.51%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.01%) Cacti
4 2 (1.01%) SmokePing
4 2 (1.01%) Nagios
5 1 (0.50%) Netcool
5 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 174 (87.44%) Cisco
2 88 (44.22%) Juniper
3 62 (31.16%) F5
4 51 (25.63%) CheckPoint
5 28 (14.07%) Huawei
6 21 (10.55%) HP
7 12 (6.03%) Microsoft
7 12 (6.03%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.02%) VMware
8 8 (4.02%) Riverbed
9 5 (2.51%) Avaya
9 5 (2.51%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.01%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.51%) Nortel
11 3 (1.51%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.01%) AlgoSec
12 2 (1.01%) Citrix
12 2 (1.01%) Tufin
12 2 (1.01%) Foundry
12 2 (1.01%) NetScout
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