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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 117 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.64% 0.058% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £27,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
272 264 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.47% 15.27% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 227 185 249
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £46,250
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 October 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Bristol

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (92.31%) OSPF
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) IPsec
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (53.85%) Juniper
4 7 (53.85%) CCNA
4 7 (53.85%) CCDP
4 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) DMVPN
5 6 (46.15%) CESG
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Apache
6 5 (38.46%) VoIP
6 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Project Planning
6 5 (38.46%) Network Design
6 5 (38.46%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
6 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
6 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
6 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (30.77%) Icinga
7 4 (30.77%) F5
7 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
7 4 (30.77%) openSUSE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) OSPF
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) IPsec
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) DMVPN
5 5 (38.46%) VoIP
6 4 (30.77%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 1 (7.69%) MPLS
8 1 (7.69%) IPv6
8 1 (7.69%) LDAP
8 1 (7.69%) WAN
8 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.69%) xDSL
8 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
8 1 (7.69%) Q.931
8 1 (7.69%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Junior
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
3 4 (30.77%) openSUSE
3 4 (30.77%) SUSE
4 1 (7.69%) Debian
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
1 5 (38.46%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Project Planning
1 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
1 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCDP
2 7 (53.85%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) CCDA
6 1 (7.69%) CCIP
6 1 (7.69%) CCSP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Postfix
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nagios
1 4 (30.77%) Cacti
1 4 (30.77%) Icinga
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Juniper
2 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Infoblox
3 4 (30.77%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix