The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 130 133 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Permanent jobs citing BGP 6 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.30% 0.052% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.51% 0.30% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 11
Average salary £67,500 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
239 337 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.99% 17.64% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 222 234 255
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

BGP
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

BGP Salary Trend in Bristol

BGP
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Bristol

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 16 (94.12%) OSPF
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) VPN
4 11 (64.71%) IPsec
5 10 (58.82%) Network Security
6 9 (52.94%) Windows
7 8 (47.06%) Linux
7 8 (47.06%) Apache
7 8 (47.06%) Cisco
7 8 (47.06%) CCNP
7 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (47.06%) Juniper
7 8 (47.06%) Ubuntu
7 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
8 7 (41.18%) CCNA
8 7 (41.18%) CCDP
8 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
8 7 (41.18%) DMVPN
9 6 (35.29%) MySQL
9 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (35.29%) CESG
10 5 (29.41%) LAN
10 5 (29.41%) VoIP
10 5 (29.41%) WAN
10 5 (29.41%) Network Design
10 5 (29.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 5 (29.41%) VLAN
10 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
10 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
10 5 (29.41%) Capacity Management

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (47.06%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (23.53%) nginx
2 4 (23.53%) Confluence
2 4 (23.53%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) OSPF
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) VPN
4 11 (64.71%) IPsec
5 10 (58.82%) Network Security
6 7 (41.18%) DMVPN
7 5 (29.41%) VLAN
7 5 (29.41%) LAN
7 5 (29.41%) VoIP
7 5 (29.41%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) IPv6
8 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 4 (23.53%) LDAP
9 2 (11.76%) SAN
9 2 (11.76%) Internet
9 2 (11.76%) MPLS
10 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 1 (5.88%) Q.931
10 1 (5.88%) QSIG
10 1 (5.88%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
1 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Hudson
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Junior
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) CESG
2 4 (23.53%) Wiki
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Ubuntu
3 4 (23.53%) CentOS
3 4 (23.53%) openSUSE
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) SUSE
3 4 (23.53%) Debian
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Design
1 5 (29.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
1 5 (29.41%) Capacity Management
1 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Database Theory
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database Theory
2 4 (23.53%) Build Automation
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
2 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 4 (23.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNP
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCDP
2 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) CCDA
6 1 (5.88%) CCIP
6 1 (5.88%) CCSP
6 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Samba
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (23.53%) Postfix
1 4 (23.53%) XenServer
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nagios
1 4 (23.53%) ZABBIX
1 4 (23.53%) Cacti
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Salt
1 4 (23.53%) Icinga
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
1 8 (47.06%) Juniper
2 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Infoblox
3 4 (23.53%) F5
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
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Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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