The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 112 131 135
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 1 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.064% 0.46% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 2.45% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Median salary £42,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +13.04%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
287 367 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.50% 18.73% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 233 323 212
Median salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for BGP.

1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) IronPort
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) RIP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) IronPort
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) Trustwave
3 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard