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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 121 137 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -31
Permanent jobs citing BGP 11 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.56% 0.054% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.87% 0.33% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Average salary £41,500 - £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 - £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
284 306 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.36% 16.41% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 241 218 242
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 21 November 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Bristol

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (93.33%) OSPF
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) IPsec
5 8 (53.33%) Network Security
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco
5 8 (53.33%) CCNP
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (53.33%) Juniper
6 7 (46.67%) CCNA
6 7 (46.67%) CCDP
6 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
6 7 (46.67%) Windows
6 7 (46.67%) DMVPN
7 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (40.00%) Linux
7 6 (40.00%) Apache
7 6 (40.00%) Ubuntu
7 6 (40.00%) CESG
8 5 (33.33%) VLAN
8 5 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 5 (33.33%) Network Design
8 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 5 (33.33%) Project Planning
8 5 (33.33%) VoIP
8 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
9 4 (26.67%) Icinga
9 4 (26.67%) F5
9 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) nginx
3 2 (13.33%) Confluence
3 2 (13.33%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) OSPF
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) IPsec
5 8 (53.33%) Network Security
6 7 (46.67%) DMVPN
7 5 (33.33%) VLAN
7 5 (33.33%) VoIP
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
9 2 (13.33%) LDAP
9 2 (13.33%) IPv6
9 2 (13.33%) SAN
9 2 (13.33%) Internet
9 2 (13.33%) MPLS
9 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
10 1 (6.67%) Q.931
10 1 (6.67%) QSIG
10 1 (6.67%) DSL
10 1 (6.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Hudson
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Junior
3 3 (20.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) CESG
2 2 (13.33%) Wiki
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (26.67%) openSUSE
3 4 (26.67%) SUSE
4 2 (13.33%) Debian
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Design
1 5 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Database Theory
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database Theory
4 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCDP
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) CCDA
6 1 (6.67%) CCIP
6 1 (6.67%) CCSP
6 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Samba
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Postfix
1 2 (13.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Cacti
1 4 (26.67%) Nagios
1 4 (26.67%) Icinga
2 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) Juniper
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) Infoblox
3 4 (26.67%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle