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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 110 140 149
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +9
Permanent jobs citing BGP 126 94 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.19% 1.63% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.03% 5.51% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 111 61 69
Average salary £42,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
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
1792 1705 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.14% 29.48% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 1173 1162
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +22 60 £42,750 -14.50% 2
Slough -3 19 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Bracknell -5 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Maidenhead +9 3 £42,500 -37.03%
Newbury - 3 £55,000 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £53,000 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 197 (94.71%) OSPF
2 185 (88.94%) Cisco
3 152 (73.08%) Firewall
4 134 (64.42%) MPLS
5 129 (62.02%) Cisco Certification
6 110 (52.88%) Juniper
7 102 (49.04%) VPN
8 86 (41.35%) CCNP
9 80 (38.46%) DNS
10 79 (37.98%) SSL
10 79 (37.98%) IPsec
11 74 (35.58%) TCP/IP
12 70 (33.65%) CCNA
13 68 (32.69%) Network Security
14 58 (27.88%) EIGRP
15 57 (27.40%) VoIP
16 56 (26.92%) Network Management
17 54 (25.96%) F5
18 52 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
19 46 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
20 40 (19.23%) Linux
20 40 (19.23%) WAN
21 39 (18.75%) SNMP
22 38 (18.27%) CheckPoint
22 38 (18.27%) VMware
22 38 (18.27%) Cisco IOS
23 34 (16.35%) SLA
23 34 (16.35%) IPv6
24 33 (15.87%) Project Management
25 32 (15.38%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (7.21%) Lync
2 4 (1.92%) Apache
3 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (94.71%) OSPF
2 152 (73.08%) Firewall
3 134 (64.42%) MPLS
4 102 (49.04%) VPN
5 80 (38.46%) DNS
6 79 (37.98%) SSL
6 79 (37.98%) IPsec
7 74 (35.58%) TCP/IP
8 68 (32.69%) Network Security
9 58 (27.88%) EIGRP
10 57 (27.40%) VoIP
11 52 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 46 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
13 40 (19.23%) WAN
14 39 (18.75%) SNMP
15 38 (18.27%) Cisco IOS
16 34 (16.35%) IPv6
17 30 (14.42%) VLAN
18 26 (12.50%) Ethernet
19 24 (11.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.37%) MySQL
2 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 32 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 19 (9.13%) Finance
3 8 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (0.96%) Banking
4 2 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Billing
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (46.63%) Network Engineer
2 28 (13.46%) Security Engineer
3 25 (12.02%) Network Security Engineer
4 22 (10.58%) Team Leader
4 22 (10.58%) NOC Engineer
5 21 (10.10%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (8.17%) Network Team Leader
7 16 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
8 14 (6.73%) Consultant
8 14 (6.73%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.73%) Architect
9 12 (5.77%) Network Consultant
9 12 (5.77%) Design Engineer
10 10 (4.81%) IP Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) Network Architect
12 8 (3.85%) Senior NOC Engineer
13 7 (3.37%) Senior Design Engineer
13 7 (3.37%) Network Design Engineer
13 7 (3.37%) Network Security Consultant
13 7 (3.37%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.96%) SOAP
2 1 (0.48%) Web Services
2 1 (0.48%) LAMP
2 1 (0.48%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.48%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.13%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (2.40%) Open Source
3 5 (2.40%) Clustering
3 5 (2.40%) Smartphone
3 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.96%) SecurID
5 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.23%) Linux
2 13 (6.25%) UNIX
3 10 (4.81%) Solaris
4 6 (2.88%) Windows
5 5 (2.40%) Debian
5 5 (2.40%) CentOS
5 5 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.96%) OpenBSD
6 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.48%) AIX
7 1 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.92%) Network Management
2 33 (15.87%) Project Management
3 27 (12.98%) Problem Management
4 25 (12.02%) Load Balancing
5 24 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 19 (9.13%) Network Design
7 18 (8.65%) Change Management
8 17 (8.17%) ITIL
9 13 (6.25%) Change Control
10 10 (4.81%) Data Security
11 9 (4.33%) Capacity Management
11 9 (4.33%) Line Management
12 8 (3.85%) Migration
12 8 (3.85%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.37%) Validation
13 7 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.37%) Network Architecture
14 6 (2.88%) SIEM
14 6 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (2.40%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.40%) Perl
1 5 (2.40%) Python
2 4 (1.92%) SQL
3 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 129 (62.02%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (41.35%) CCNP
3 70 (33.65%) CCNA
4 32 (15.38%) CCIE
5 27 (12.98%) Degree
6 21 (10.10%) CCSP
6 21 (10.10%) Security Cleared
7 18 (8.65%) JNCIA
8 14 (6.73%) CCIP
9 8 (3.85%) CCDP
10 5 (2.40%) CCSA
10 5 (2.40%) JNCIE
11 4 (1.92%) CCSE
11 4 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.92%) CISSP
12 3 (1.44%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.96%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.48%) JNCIP
14 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (16.35%) SLA
2 23 (11.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (8.65%) PCI DSS
4 10 (4.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (10.10%) vSphere
4 15 (7.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (3.37%) ProxySG
6 5 (2.40%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.40%) Kamailio
6 5 (2.40%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (7.21%) Zenoss
2 12 (5.77%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.96%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.48%) OPNET
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 185 (88.94%) Cisco
2 110 (52.88%) Juniper
3 54 (25.96%) F5
4 38 (18.27%) VMware
4 38 (18.27%) CheckPoint
5 23 (11.06%) Huawei
6 15 (7.21%) Microsoft
7 13 (6.25%) Avaya
7 13 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 13 (6.25%) Polycom
8 11 (5.29%) ServiceNow
8 11 (5.29%) Blue Coat
8 11 (5.29%) HP
9 10 (4.81%) Nokia
10 9 (4.33%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.85%) NetScout
12 6 (2.88%) SevOne
12 6 (2.88%) BMC
12 6 (2.88%) Citrix
13 5 (2.40%) EMC
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