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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 122 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% 0.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 2.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Average salary £70,000 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+191.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
345 244 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.33% 13.65% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 319 206 208
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Bristol

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 20 (95.24%) OSPF
1 20 (95.24%) EIGRP
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) Data Centre
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 12 (57.14%) VPN
4 11 (52.38%) LAN
4 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (52.38%) CCNP
4 11 (52.38%) Network Security
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (47.62%) IPsec
5 10 (47.62%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) MPLS
5 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (47.62%) Windows
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
6 9 (42.86%) Apache
6 9 (42.86%) LDAP
6 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
6 9 (42.86%) Java
6 9 (42.86%) Perl
6 9 (42.86%) PHP
6 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 9 (42.86%) MySQL
6 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 9 (42.86%) Citrix

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (42.86%) Apache
1 9 (42.86%) nginx
1 9 (42.86%) Confluence
1 9 (42.86%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) OSPF
1 20 (95.24%) EIGRP
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) VPN
3 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 11 (52.38%) Network Security
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (47.62%) MPLS
4 10 (47.62%) IPsec
5 9 (42.86%) IPv6
5 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 9 (42.86%) LDAP
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (14.29%) VLAN
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (9.52%) DNS
9 2 (9.52%) ADSL
9 2 (9.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
1 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Subversion
1 9 (42.86%) JIRA
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 9 (42.86%) Hudson
1 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Consultant
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Data Centre
2 9 (42.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (42.86%) Debian
2 9 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 9 (42.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (42.86%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) Database Theory
2 9 (42.86%) Relational Database Theory
3 7 (33.33%) Build Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
1 9 (42.86%) Perl
1 9 (42.86%) PHP
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
1 9 (42.86%) Ruby
1 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CCNP
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) CCIE
3 1 (4.76%) CCDP
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (42.86%) Postfix
2 9 (42.86%) XenServer
2 9 (42.86%) iptables
2 9 (42.86%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) ZABBIX
1 9 (42.86%) Puppet
2 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (33.33%) Salt
3 6 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 9 (42.86%) Citrix
4 8 (38.10%) Juniper
4 8 (38.10%) F5
5 7 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.52%) Mitel
7 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
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