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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 118 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.62% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.58% 0.94% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%
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
335 318 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.20% 15.92% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 296 206 161
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) OSPF
1 19 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) MPLS
3 12 (63.16%) CCIE
3 12 (63.16%) CCNP
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (63.16%) F5
4 11 (57.89%) Cisco PIX
4 11 (57.89%) Barracuda Networks
4 11 (57.89%) Juniper
4 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
5 8 (42.11%) Network Security
6 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (36.84%) Puppet
6 7 (36.84%) Hudson
6 7 (36.84%) Subversion
6 7 (36.84%) Wiki
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
6 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
6 7 (36.84%) DevOps
6 7 (36.84%) Ruby
6 7 (36.84%) Ubuntu
6 7 (36.84%) JIRA
6 7 (36.84%) CentOS
6 7 (36.84%) Git (software)

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (36.84%) nginx
1 7 (36.84%) Confluence
1 7 (36.84%) Apache
1 7 (36.84%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) OSPF
1 19 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) MPLS
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (57.89%) Cisco PIX
4 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
5 8 (42.11%) Network Security
6 7 (36.84%) IPsec
6 7 (36.84%) VPN
6 7 (36.84%) IPv6
6 7 (36.84%) LDAP
6 7 (36.84%) LAN
6 7 (36.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
1 7 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Hudson
1 7 (36.84%) Subversion
1 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Ubuntu
1 7 (36.84%) CentOS
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (36.84%) Debian
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps
1 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
1 7 (36.84%) Database Theory
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database Theory
2 6 (31.58%) Build Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Ruby
1 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
1 7 (36.84%) Java
1 7 (36.84%) Perl
1 7 (36.84%) PHP
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCIE
1 12 (63.16%) CCNP
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCDP
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (36.84%) Postfix
1 7 (36.84%) XenServer
1 7 (36.84%) Samba
1 7 (36.84%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
1 7 (36.84%) ZABBIX
2 6 (31.58%) Salt
2 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
1 12 (63.16%) F5
2 11 (57.89%) Barracuda Networks
2 11 (57.89%) Juniper
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Somerset
Gold
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago