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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 101 140 105
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -35
Permanent jobs citing BGP 116 80 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.32% 1.44% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.87% 4.88% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 59 61 102
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
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
1308 1640 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.19% 29.50% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 884 953 1142
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 £29,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +3 62 £53,750 +7.50% 7
Slough -8 7 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Bracknell +20 5 £35,000 -9.67%
Maidenhead +16 5 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Newbury +9 3 - - 3
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 216 (90.76%) Cisco
2 204 (85.71%) OSPF
3 167 (70.17%) MPLS
4 161 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
5 126 (52.94%) Juniper
6 115 (48.32%) Firewall
7 107 (44.96%) F5
8 106 (44.54%) CCNP
9 86 (36.13%) TCP/IP
10 74 (31.09%) CCIE
11 68 (28.57%) Telecoms
12 65 (27.31%) Network Security
13 63 (26.47%) Cisco IOS
14 61 (25.63%) EIGRP
15 60 (25.21%) VPN
16 58 (24.37%) CheckPoint
17 57 (23.95%) Cisco ASA
18 56 (23.53%) LAN
19 55 (23.11%) DNS
20 54 (22.69%) Data Centre
21 53 (22.27%) WAN
22 52 (21.85%) Cisco Nexus
23 49 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 49 (20.59%) VLAN
23 49 (20.59%) RIP
24 46 (19.33%) IPsec
25 43 (18.07%) CCNA
26 40 (16.81%) Load Balancing
27 39 (16.39%) VPLS
27 39 (16.39%) VMware

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (2.10%) Lync
2 4 (1.68%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.26%) MediaWiki
3 3 (1.26%) Apache
3 3 (1.26%) nginx
3 3 (1.26%) Confluence
4 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.52%) MS Office
2 6 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) PaaS
2 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 204 (85.71%) OSPF
2 167 (70.17%) MPLS
3 115 (48.32%) Firewall
4 86 (36.13%) TCP/IP
5 65 (27.31%) Network Security
6 63 (26.47%) Cisco IOS
7 61 (25.63%) EIGRP
8 60 (25.21%) VPN
9 57 (23.95%) Cisco ASA
10 56 (23.53%) LAN
11 55 (23.11%) DNS
12 53 (22.27%) WAN
13 52 (21.85%) Cisco Nexus
14 49 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 49 (20.59%) RIP
14 49 (20.59%) VLAN
15 46 (19.33%) IPsec
16 39 (16.39%) VPLS
17 37 (15.55%) Cisco PIX
18 36 (15.13%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.94%) MySQL
2 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Subversion
1 3 (1.26%) JIRA
1 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.26%) Hudson
1 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
General
1 68 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.52%) Back Office
3 5 (2.10%) Finance
4 4 (1.68%) Retail
5 3 (1.26%) Billing
5 3 (1.26%) Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Advertising
6 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 121 (50.84%) Network Engineer
2 46 (19.33%) Consultant
3 38 (15.97%) Senior Network Engineer
4 32 (13.45%) Senior Consultant
5 25 (10.50%) Network Consultant
6 19 (7.98%) Network Support
7 18 (7.56%) Senior Network Consultant
8 16 (6.72%) Security Engineer
9 15 (6.30%) Support Engineer
10 14 (5.88%) Architect
10 14 (5.88%) IP Engineer
11 13 (5.46%) Technical Consultant
12 12 (5.04%) Network Support Engineer
12 12 (5.04%) Team Leader
12 12 (5.04%) Network Team Leader
13 11 (4.62%) Network Architect
13 11 (4.62%) Senior Technical Consultant
13 11 (4.62%) Network Security Engineer
14 9 (3.78%) Cisco Engineer
15 8 (3.36%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.46%) CSS
2 3 (1.26%) LAMP
3 2 (0.84%) SOAP
3 2 (0.84%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.42%) Web Services
4 1 (0.42%) RESTful
4 1 (0.42%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.69%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.88%) Smartphone
4 8 (3.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.26%) Wiki
7 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.84%) Streaming Music
7 2 (0.84%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.42%) Statistics
8 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.42%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.24%) Linux
2 19 (7.98%) UNIX
3 11 (4.62%) Windows
4 8 (3.36%) CentOS
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.26%) Debian
5 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.81%) Load Balancing
2 35 (14.71%) Network Management
3 28 (11.76%) ITIL
4 25 (10.50%) Network Design
5 18 (7.56%) Service Delivery
6 17 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (4.20%) Migration
9 8 (3.36%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.36%) DDoS Mitigation
10 7 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (2.94%) Project Management
11 5 (2.10%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.10%) Security Architecture
11 5 (2.10%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.10%) Change Management
11 5 (2.10%) CRM
11 5 (2.10%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (1.68%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.29%) Perl
2 13 (5.46%) Python
3 8 (3.36%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.52%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.10%) SQL
6 4 (1.68%) PHP
7 3 (1.26%) Java
7 3 (1.26%) Ruby
8 2 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 161 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (44.54%) CCNP
3 74 (31.09%) CCIE
4 43 (18.07%) CCNA
5 29 (12.18%) Degree
6 25 (10.50%) CCSA
6 25 (10.50%) CCSE
7 19 (7.98%) Security Cleared
8 15 (6.30%) Check Point Certification
9 14 (5.88%) SC Cleared
10 12 (5.04%) JNCIA
10 12 (5.04%) CCIP
11 11 (4.62%) CCDP
12 9 (3.78%) CISSP
12 9 (3.78%) CCSP
12 9 (3.78%) JNCIS
13 6 (2.52%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.26%) RHCE
14 3 (1.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.30%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.20%) ProxySG
3 6 (2.52%) iptables
4 4 (1.68%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.26%) Samba
5 3 (1.26%) Postfix
5 3 (1.26%) XenServer
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.42%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.42%) KVM
6 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.36%) Puppet
3 6 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.68%) Nagios
5 3 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.26%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.26%) Salt
6 2 (0.84%) HP NNM
6 2 (0.84%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.42%) Netcool
7 1 (0.42%) SCCM
7 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 216 (90.76%) Cisco
2 126 (52.94%) Juniper
3 107 (44.96%) F5
4 58 (24.37%) CheckPoint
5 39 (16.39%) VMware
6 33 (13.87%) Riverbed
7 20 (8.40%) Nokia
8 19 (7.98%) Huawei
9 14 (5.88%) HP
10 13 (5.46%) Blue Coat
11 10 (4.20%) Fortinet
12 8 (3.36%) Oracle
12 8 (3.36%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.94%) Microsoft
13 7 (2.94%) ProCurve
14 6 (2.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 5 (2.10%) Websense
15 5 (2.10%) Nortel
16 4 (1.68%) Citrix
16 4 (1.68%) Aerohive Networks
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + + bonus, Contributory Pension, Private Health et
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified High market salary and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago