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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 123 92 172
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +80
Permanent jobs citing BGP 110 158 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.83% 2.69% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.99% 9.24% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 102 102 46
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1836 1710 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.61% 29.16% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1186 1105
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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
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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 -21 52 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Slough +11 25 £36,500 -29.80% 3
Bracknell -16 6 £35,000 +14.75%
Newbury +2 5 £32,500 -38.09%
Maidenhead -23 1 £57,500 -17.85%
Wokingham - 1 £53,000 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 180 (95.24%) OSPF
2 168 (88.89%) Cisco
3 155 (82.01%) Firewall
4 125 (66.14%) MPLS
5 113 (59.79%) Cisco Certification
6 97 (51.32%) Juniper
7 88 (46.56%) VPN
8 82 (43.39%) DNS
9 71 (37.57%) CCNP
10 70 (37.04%) IPsec
11 68 (35.98%) TCP/IP
11 68 (35.98%) SSL
12 64 (33.86%) Network Management
13 61 (32.28%) F5
14 58 (30.69%) CCNA
15 54 (28.57%) VoIP
15 54 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 53 (28.04%) SNMP
17 52 (27.51%) Network Security
18 47 (24.87%) EIGRP
19 41 (21.69%) CheckPoint
19 41 (21.69%) WAN
20 37 (19.58%) Load Balancing
21 34 (17.99%) Linux
22 33 (17.46%) Telecoms
22 33 (17.46%) Huawei
23 30 (15.87%) Cisco IOS
23 30 (15.87%) VMware
24 29 (15.34%) Cisco ASA
25 28 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (7.94%) Lync
2 9 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.17%) SaaS
1 6 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 180 (95.24%) OSPF
2 155 (82.01%) Firewall
3 125 (66.14%) MPLS
4 88 (46.56%) VPN
5 82 (43.39%) DNS
6 70 (37.04%) IPsec
7 68 (35.98%) TCP/IP
7 68 (35.98%) SSL
8 54 (28.57%) VoIP
8 54 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 53 (28.04%) SNMP
10 52 (27.51%) Network Security
11 47 (24.87%) EIGRP
12 41 (21.69%) WAN
13 30 (15.87%) Cisco IOS
14 29 (15.34%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (14.29%) LAN
16 26 (13.76%) Internet
17 25 (13.23%) IGRP
18 24 (12.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.59%) MySQL
2 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (17.46%) Telecoms
2 21 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (2.12%) Retail
4 2 (1.06%) Billing
4 2 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 70 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 28 (14.81%) NOC Engineer
3 22 (11.64%) Security Engineer
4 21 (11.11%) Consultant
5 20 (10.58%) Team Leader
6 19 (10.05%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (10.05%) Design Engineer
7 18 (9.52%) Senior Design Engineer
7 18 (9.52%) IP Engineer
8 16 (8.47%) Network Consultant
8 16 (8.47%) Senior IP Engineer
9 15 (7.94%) Security Consultant
10 12 (6.35%) Network Team Leader
10 12 (6.35%) Network Security Consultant
11 11 (5.82%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (4.76%) Architect
12 9 (4.76%) Technical Design Authority
13 8 (4.23%) Senior NOC Engineer
13 8 (4.23%) Network Architect
14 7 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (0.53%) HTML
2 1 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.65%) Clustering
5 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.59%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.06%) SecurID
7 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.99%) Linux
2 15 (7.94%) UNIX
3 9 (4.76%) Windows
4 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.65%) Solaris
6 3 (1.59%) CentOS
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (33.86%) Network Management
2 37 (19.58%) Load Balancing
3 26 (13.76%) Capacity Management
4 23 (12.17%) Project Management
5 22 (11.64%) Mentoring
6 20 (10.58%) ITIL
7 17 (8.99%) Validation
8 16 (8.47%) Change Management
8 16 (8.47%) Network Design
8 16 (8.47%) Problem Management
9 12 (6.35%) Change Control
10 10 (5.29%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (5.29%) Demand Forecasting
10 10 (5.29%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (4.76%) Data Security
12 8 (4.23%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.23%) Migration
13 7 (3.70%) Line Management
14 6 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (2.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.76%) SQL
2 5 (2.65%) Perl
3 3 (1.59%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.59%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.06%) Python
5 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 113 (59.79%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (37.57%) CCNP
3 58 (30.69%) CCNA
4 28 (14.81%) Degree
5 26 (13.76%) CCIE
6 24 (12.70%) Security Cleared
7 17 (8.99%) JNCIA
8 13 (6.88%) CCSP
9 12 (6.35%) CCIP
10 6 (3.17%) CISSP
11 5 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.65%) JNCIE
12 4 (2.12%) CCDP
13 3 (1.59%) CISA
13 3 (1.59%) CISM
13 3 (1.59%) PCI QSA
14 2 (1.06%) RHCE
14 2 (1.06%) Check Point Certification
15 1 (0.53%) HND
15 1 (0.53%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (12.17%) SLA
3 18 (9.52%) PCI DSS
4 11 (5.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.12%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.59%) COBIT
7 1 (0.53%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.70%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (10.58%) vSphere
4 15 (7.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.65%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (7.94%) Zenoss
2 11 (5.82%) CiscoWorks
2 11 (5.82%) FortiGate
3 9 (4.76%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.53%) SmokePing
4 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.53%) Nagios
4 1 (0.53%) Netcool
4 1 (0.53%) Puppet
4 1 (0.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 168 (88.89%) Cisco
2 97 (51.32%) Juniper
3 61 (32.28%) F5
4 41 (21.69%) CheckPoint
5 33 (17.46%) Huawei
6 30 (15.87%) VMware
7 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 13 (6.88%) HP
8 13 (6.88%) Polycom
9 11 (5.82%) SolarWinds
10 10 (5.29%) Avaya
11 9 (4.76%) Blue Coat
11 9 (4.76%) Fortinet
12 8 (4.23%) ServiceNow
13 7 (3.70%) Riverbed
14 6 (3.17%) NetScout
15 5 (2.65%) EMC
15 5 (2.65%) BMC
15 5 (2.65%) SevOne
16 4 (2.12%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Names.co.uk
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 26 days ago