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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 59 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 11 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.97% 1.21% 3.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.79% 2.99% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 13
Average salary £53,050 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,800 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.44%
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
162 167 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.08% 40.53% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 114 116 119
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £54,000
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 27 February 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Bracknell

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (91.30%) OSPF
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
3 15 (65.22%) MPLS
4 12 (52.17%) WAN
5 11 (47.83%) Firewall
5 11 (47.83%) Network Security
6 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (34.78%) Juniper
7 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
7 8 (34.78%) VPN
8 7 (30.43%) Linux
8 7 (30.43%) EIGRP
8 7 (30.43%) Network Design
8 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
9 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
9 6 (26.09%) Software-Defined Networking
9 6 (26.09%) Retail
9 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
9 6 (26.09%) IPsec
9 6 (26.09%) LAN
9 6 (26.09%) ITIL
9 6 (26.09%) UNIX
9 6 (26.09%) DNS
9 6 (26.09%) Nokia
9 6 (26.09%) CCNA
9 6 (26.09%) HP
9 6 (26.09%) Citrix
9 6 (26.09%) WLAN
10 5 (21.74%) RIP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) OSPF
2 15 (65.22%) MPLS
3 12 (52.17%) WAN
4 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 11 (47.83%) Network Security
5 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 7 (30.43%) EIGRP
7 6 (26.09%) IPsec
7 6 (26.09%) DNS
7 6 (26.09%) WLAN
7 6 (26.09%) LAN
7 6 (26.09%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
8 5 (21.74%) RIP
9 4 (17.39%) DHCP
9 4 (17.39%) VoIP
9 4 (17.39%) DSL
9 4 (17.39%) IGRP
10 2 (8.70%) VLAN
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Network Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Support
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Network Design
1 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
2 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
3 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) CCIE
4 3 (13.04%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) CCIP
5 1 (4.35%) CCDA
5 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
3 8 (34.78%) Juniper
4 6 (26.09%) Nokia
4 6 (26.09%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
6 4 (17.39%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Radware