The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 103 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.082% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 1.19% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 84 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.08% 6.85% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 115 52 74
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,200 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
Scotland

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

BGP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Edinburgh region.

BGP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

BGP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco