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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 106 117 116
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 115 125 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.37% 2.26% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.61% 8.20% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 97 87 63
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
1336 1525 1657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.51% 27.53% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 938 1103
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +33 66 £50,000 - 1
Newbury +23 30 £50,000 -28.57%
Bracknell -9 5 £56,500 +7.61% 2
Slough -7 4 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Wokingham - 1 £40,500 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 200 (80.97%) Cisco
2 192 (77.73%) MPLS
3 188 (76.11%) OSPF
4 173 (70.04%) Cisco Certification
5 160 (64.78%) Juniper
6 147 (59.51%) Firewall
7 140 (56.68%) VPN
8 139 (56.28%) CCNP
9 129 (52.23%) WAN
10 88 (35.63%) Data Centre
11 86 (34.82%) TCP/IP
12 74 (29.96%) Cisco ASA
13 73 (29.55%) Wireless
13 73 (29.55%) EIGRP
14 67 (27.13%) IPsec
15 66 (26.72%) F5
16 64 (25.91%) LAN
17 61 (24.70%) Telecoms
18 60 (24.29%) SSL
18 60 (24.29%) CCIE
19 59 (23.89%) Linux
20 58 (23.48%) VoIP
21 54 (21.86%) VMware
22 52 (21.05%) CheckPoint
23 49 (19.84%) CCNA
24 48 (19.43%) IPv6
24 48 (19.43%) VLAN
24 48 (19.43%) Cisco Nexus
25 46 (18.62%) IPv4
25 46 (18.62%) Finance

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (2.83%) Apache
2 6 (2.43%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.43%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.02%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.43%) IaaS
2 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 192 (77.73%) MPLS
2 188 (76.11%) OSPF
3 147 (59.51%) Firewall
4 140 (56.68%) VPN
5 129 (52.23%) WAN
6 86 (34.82%) TCP/IP
7 74 (29.96%) Cisco ASA
8 73 (29.55%) EIGRP
8 73 (29.55%) Wireless
9 67 (27.13%) IPsec
10 64 (25.91%) LAN
11 60 (24.29%) SSL
12 58 (23.48%) VoIP
13 48 (19.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 48 (19.43%) IPv6
13 48 (19.43%) VLAN
14 46 (18.62%) IPv4
15 43 (17.41%) Ethernet
16 39 (15.79%) Network Security
17 37 (14.98%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 61 (24.70%) Telecoms
2 46 (18.62%) Finance
3 10 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.64%) Banking
4 9 (3.64%) Marketing
5 5 (2.02%) German Language
6 4 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.21%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.21%) Retail
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 150 (60.73%) Network Engineer
2 58 (23.48%) Cisco Engineer
3 56 (22.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 51 (20.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 38 (15.38%) Consultant
6 37 (14.98%) Support Engineer
7 28 (11.34%) Network Support
7 28 (11.34%) Network Support Engineer
8 26 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 26 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 21 (8.50%) Network Consultant
10 19 (7.69%) Design Engineer
11 18 (7.29%) Ericsson Engineer
12 17 (6.88%) Implementation Engineer
12 17 (6.88%) Switch Engineer
13 16 (6.48%) Cisco Consultant
13 16 (6.48%) Cisco Network Consultant
13 16 (6.48%) Juniper Consultant
13 16 (6.48%) Presales Consultant
13 16 (6.48%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.29%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.83%) LAMP
3 6 (2.43%) XMPP
4 4 (1.62%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (1.62%) Web Services
5 1 (0.40%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (35.63%) Data Centre
2 28 (11.34%) Private Cloud
3 14 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.64%) IPTV
5 7 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.89%) Linux
2 13 (5.26%) Windows
3 12 (4.86%) Unix
4 10 (4.05%) CentOS
5 7 (2.83%) Debian
6 5 (2.02%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.00%) Migration
2 41 (16.60%) Fault Management
3 36 (14.57%) Network Design
4 28 (11.34%) Load Balancing
5 27 (10.93%) Network Management
5 27 (10.93%) Presales
6 26 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
7 22 (8.91%) Network Architecture
8 16 (6.48%) High Availability
8 16 (6.48%) ITIL
9 11 (4.45%) Change Management
9 11 (4.45%) Project Management
10 9 (3.64%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.64%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (3.64%) Product Management
10 9 (3.64%) Time Management
11 8 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (2.43%) Open Source
12 6 (2.43%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.88%) Perl
2 11 (4.45%) Shell Script
3 10 (4.05%) Python
4 8 (3.24%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.83%) PHP
5 7 (2.83%) PHP 5
6 2 (0.81%) C
7 1 (0.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 173 (70.04%) Cisco Certification
2 139 (56.28%) CCNP
3 60 (24.29%) CCIE
4 49 (19.84%) CCNA
5 30 (12.15%) SC Cleared
5 30 (12.15%) Security Cleared
6 14 (5.67%) CCSP
7 12 (4.86%) Degree
8 11 (4.45%) JNCIP
9 7 (2.83%) CCDP
9 7 (2.83%) CCVP
9 7 (2.83%) JNCIA
9 7 (2.83%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.62%) CCDA
10 4 (1.62%) CCIP
10 4 (1.62%) CCNP Voice
11 3 (1.21%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.40%) CISSP
12 1 (0.40%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.43%) SLA
2 4 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) SAS 70
System Software
1 43 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.62%) iptables
4 2 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (4.05%) Puppet
2 7 (2.83%) Nagios
3 5 (2.02%) Cacti
3 5 (2.02%) SmokePing
4 4 (1.62%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.62%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.81%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.81%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 200 (80.97%) Cisco
2 160 (64.78%) Juniper
3 66 (26.72%) F5
4 54 (21.86%) VMware
5 52 (21.05%) CheckPoint
6 23 (9.31%) Brocade
6 23 (9.31%) NetScout
7 18 (7.29%) Ericsson
7 18 (7.29%) Redback
8 17 (6.88%) HP
8 17 (6.88%) Palo Alto
9 13 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 11 (4.45%) Aruba
10 11 (4.45%) Huawei
10 11 (4.45%) Microsoft
10 11 (4.45%) Red Hat
10 11 (4.45%) Riverbed
11 10 (4.05%) Forcepoint
11 10 (4.05%) Nortel
12 8 (3.24%) ION Trading
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