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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 120 - 100
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% - 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% - 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 16
Average salary £66,250 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
247 303 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 12.67% 17.70% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 231 195 233
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,000 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Bristol

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (94.74%) OSPF
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) VPN
4 13 (68.42%) IPsec
5 12 (63.16%) Network Security
6 11 (57.89%) Windows
7 10 (52.63%) Linux
7 10 (52.63%) Apache
7 10 (52.63%) Ubuntu
7 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
8 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (42.11%) MySQL
8 8 (42.11%) Cisco
8 8 (42.11%) CCNP
8 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (42.11%) Juniper
9 7 (36.84%) CCDP
9 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
9 7 (36.84%) CCNA
9 7 (36.84%) LAN
9 7 (36.84%) WAN
9 7 (36.84%) DMVPN
10 6 (31.58%) Build Automation
10 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
10 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (31.58%) MediaWiki
10 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
10 6 (31.58%) DevOps
10 6 (31.58%) Salt

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (52.63%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) MediaWiki
2 6 (31.58%) Confluence
2 6 (31.58%) nginx
3 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) OSPF
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) VPN
4 13 (68.42%) IPsec
5 12 (63.16%) Network Security
6 7 (36.84%) LAN
6 7 (36.84%) WAN
6 7 (36.84%) DMVPN
7 6 (31.58%) LDAP
7 6 (31.58%) IPv6
7 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
8 5 (26.32%) VLAN
8 5 (26.32%) VoIP
9 2 (10.53%) MPLS
9 2 (10.53%) Internet
9 2 (10.53%) SAN
10 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
10 1 (5.26%) DSL
10 1 (5.26%) Q.931
10 1 (5.26%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
1 6 (31.58%) Hudson
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
1 6 (31.58%) Subversion
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Junior
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) CESG
1 6 (31.58%) Wiki
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Ubuntu
3 6 (31.58%) CentOS
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Debian
4 4 (21.05%) openSUSE
4 4 (21.05%) SUSE
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Build Automation
1 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (31.58%) DevOps
1 6 (31.58%) Database Theory
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database Theory
1 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
1 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
2 5 (26.32%) Network Design
2 5 (26.32%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
2 5 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) PHP
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CCNP
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCDP
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) CCDA
6 1 (5.26%) CCIP
6 1 (5.26%) CCSP
6 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (31.58%) Postfix
1 6 (31.58%) XenServer
1 6 (31.58%) Samba
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (31.58%) Salt
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
1 6 (31.58%) ZABBIX
2 4 (21.05%) Icinga
2 4 (21.05%) Cacti
2 4 (21.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
1 8 (42.11%) Juniper
2 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Infoblox
4 4 (21.05%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle