The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 61 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.79% 0.50% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 1.29% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 19
Average salary £53,050 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.01% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
BGP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 155 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 33.15% 39.04% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 126 115 133
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

BGP
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Bracknell region.

BGP Salary Trend in Bracknell

BGP
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Bracknell

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 17 (94.44%) OSPF
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) MPLS
4 10 (55.56%) Firewall
5 9 (50.00%) Network Security
5 9 (50.00%) WAN
6 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (38.89%) Problem Management
8 6 (33.33%) Juniper
8 6 (33.33%) VPN
9 5 (27.78%) DNS
9 5 (27.78%) ITIL
9 5 (27.78%) UNIX
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) Nokia
9 5 (27.78%) WLAN
9 5 (27.78%) HP
9 5 (27.78%) Citrix
9 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
9 5 (27.78%) VMware
9 5 (27.78%) Retail
9 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
9 5 (27.78%) Network Design
9 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
9 5 (27.78%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (22.22%) IPsec
10 4 (22.22%) DSL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) OSPF
2 12 (66.67%) MPLS
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) Network Security
4 9 (50.00%) WAN
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 6 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) WLAN
7 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
7 5 (27.78%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (22.22%) IPsec
8 4 (22.22%) DSL
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) VoIP
8 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
9 3 (16.67%) RIP
9 3 (16.67%) DHCP
9 3 (16.67%) IGRP
10 2 (11.11%) SSL
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support
6 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Problem Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
2 5 (27.78%) Network Design
2 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) CCIE
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 6 (33.33%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) Nokia
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Fortinet