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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 145 110 173
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +63
Permanent jobs citing BGP 83 121 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 2.20% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 8.00% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 66 87 41
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1782 1513 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.94% 27.54% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1093 1117
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +5 55 £50,000 - 2
Slough +9 17 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Newbury -14 4 £32,500 -40.90% 2
Bracknell -19 1 £45,000 +2.85%
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 191 (92.72%) OSPF
2 180 (87.38%) Cisco
3 168 (81.55%) Firewall
4 153 (74.27%) MPLS
5 98 (47.57%) Network Management
6 95 (46.12%) DNS
7 93 (45.15%) SNMP
8 87 (42.23%) Cisco Certification
8 87 (42.23%) Juniper
9 76 (36.89%) VoIP
10 66 (32.04%) Internet
11 63 (30.58%) Telecoms
12 62 (30.10%) F5
12 62 (30.10%) Cisco Nexus
13 60 (29.13%) VPN
14 54 (26.21%) CCNP
14 54 (26.21%) TCP/IP
15 53 (25.73%) IPsec
16 51 (24.76%) SSL
17 48 (23.30%) Load Balancing
18 46 (22.33%) CheckPoint
19 42 (20.39%) WAN
20 40 (19.42%) Broadband
20 40 (19.42%) EIGRP
20 40 (19.42%) Smartphone
21 38 (18.45%) IGRP
22 37 (17.96%) Retail
22 37 (17.96%) Billing
23 35 (16.99%) PPP
24 34 (16.50%) CCNA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (8.25%) WebSphere
2 15 (7.28%) Lync
3 4 (1.94%) IIS
3 4 (1.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (92.72%) OSPF
2 168 (81.55%) Firewall
3 153 (74.27%) MPLS
4 95 (46.12%) DNS
5 93 (45.15%) SNMP
6 76 (36.89%) VoIP
7 66 (32.04%) Internet
8 62 (30.10%) Cisco Nexus
9 60 (29.13%) VPN
10 54 (26.21%) TCP/IP
11 53 (25.73%) IPsec
12 51 (24.76%) SSL
13 42 (20.39%) WAN
14 40 (19.42%) Broadband
14 40 (19.42%) EIGRP
15 38 (18.45%) IGRP
16 35 (16.99%) PPP
17 33 (16.02%) SMTP
18 32 (15.53%) TACACS
18 32 (15.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.88%) MySQL
2 5 (2.43%) SQL Server
General
1 63 (30.58%) Telecoms
2 37 (17.96%) Retail
2 37 (17.96%) Billing
3 19 (9.22%) Finance
4 10 (4.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 55 (26.70%) Network Engineer
2 38 (18.45%) Design Engineer
2 38 (18.45%) Senior Design Engineer
3 37 (17.96%) IP Engineer
4 36 (17.48%) Senior IP Engineer
5 29 (14.08%) NOC Engineer
6 28 (13.59%) Security Engineer
7 24 (11.65%) Consultant
8 23 (11.17%) Technical Design Authority
9 19 (9.22%) Security Consultant
9 19 (9.22%) Network Consultant
10 17 (8.25%) Senior Security Engineer
11 16 (7.77%) Team Leader
11 16 (7.77%) Network Security Consultant
12 13 (6.31%) Network Security Engineer
13 12 (5.83%) Senior Network Engineer
13 12 (5.83%) Firewall Engineer
14 10 (4.85%) Technical Specialist
15 8 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
15 8 (3.88%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.25%) SOAP
2 10 (4.85%) HTML
3 4 (1.94%) .NET
4 1 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.42%) Smartphone
2 18 (8.74%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.97%) SecurID
4 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.53%) Linux
2 18 (8.74%) UNIX
3 8 (3.88%) CentOS
4 7 (3.40%) Windows
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (47.57%) Network Management
2 48 (23.30%) Load Balancing
3 34 (16.50%) Capacity Management
4 23 (11.17%) Network Design
5 17 (8.25%) Validation
6 15 (7.28%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (6.80%) ITIL
8 12 (5.83%) Change Management
9 10 (4.85%) Migration
9 10 (4.85%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (4.85%) Demand Forecasting
10 9 (4.37%) Data Analysis
10 9 (4.37%) Data Migration
11 6 (2.91%) Change Control
12 5 (2.43%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.43%) Configuration Management
12 5 (2.43%) Project Management
13 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2
13 3 (1.46%) Information Security
13 3 (1.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.28%) Perl
1 15 (7.28%) SQL
2 8 (3.88%) Shell Script
2 8 (3.88%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.91%) Python
4 4 (1.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 87 (42.23%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (26.21%) CCNP
3 34 (16.50%) CCNA
4 22 (10.68%) Security Cleared
5 21 (10.19%) Degree
5 21 (10.19%) CCIE
6 10 (4.85%) JNCIA
7 7 (3.40%) CCIP
8 6 (2.91%) CCSP
8 6 (2.91%) RHCE
9 5 (2.43%) CISSP
10 4 (1.94%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.46%) PCI QSA
11 3 (1.46%) CCDP
11 3 (1.46%) CISA
11 3 (1.46%) CISM
12 2 (0.97%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (7.77%) SLA
3 10 (4.85%) HL7
4 5 (2.43%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.94%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 15 (7.28%) vSphere
2 15 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (8.25%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (8.25%) HP NNM
2 15 (7.28%) Zenoss
3 5 (2.43%) Puppet
3 5 (2.43%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.97%) SmokePing
4 2 (0.97%) Cacti
4 2 (0.97%) Nagios
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.49%) Netcool
Vendors
1 180 (87.38%) Cisco
2 87 (42.23%) Juniper
3 62 (30.10%) F5
4 46 (22.33%) CheckPoint
5 32 (15.53%) Huawei
6 24 (11.65%) Microsoft
7 20 (9.71%) HP
8 18 (8.74%) VMware
9 9 (4.37%) Polycom
9 9 (4.37%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.88%) Fortinet
10 8 (3.88%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.46%) Nortel
12 2 (0.97%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.97%) Tufin
12 2 (0.97%) Blue Coat
12 2 (0.97%) NetScout
12 2 (0.97%) AlgoSec
13 1 (0.49%) SevOne
13 1 (0.49%) Aruba
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