The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 88 87 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 4.96% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 121 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.29% 9.64% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 81 88 88
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for BGP.

1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
1 20 (95.24%) OSPF
2 18 (85.71%) MPLS
2 18 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 18 (85.71%) Firewall
3 17 (80.95%) Data Centre
4 16 (76.19%) LAN
5 15 (71.43%) WAN
5 15 (71.43%) Wireless
5 15 (71.43%) EIGRP
6 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (61.90%) Finance
7 10 (47.62%) CCNP
7 10 (47.62%) Fortinet
7 10 (47.62%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (47.62%) F5
8 9 (42.86%) Cacti
8 9 (42.86%) CCNA
8 9 (42.86%) DNS
8 9 (42.86%) CCIE
9 8 (38.10%) SNA
9 8 (38.10%) DHCP
9 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
9 8 (38.10%) Internet
9 8 (38.10%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (38.10%) Network Design
9 8 (38.10%) High Availability
9 8 (38.10%) DMVPN
9 8 (38.10%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) OSPF
2 18 (85.71%) Firewall
2 18 (85.71%) MPLS
3 16 (76.19%) LAN
4 15 (71.43%) EIGRP
4 15 (71.43%) WAN
4 15 (71.43%) Wireless
5 9 (42.86%) DNS
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (38.10%) DHCP
6 8 (38.10%) DMVPN
6 8 (38.10%) Internet
6 8 (38.10%) SNA
6 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) 802.11
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (33.33%) HSRP
7 7 (33.33%) IPsec
7 7 (33.33%) NetScaler
7 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) Data Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) Network Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Data Centre
2 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (38.10%) High Availability
2 8 (38.10%) Network Design
2 8 (38.10%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 9 (42.86%) CCIE
3 9 (42.86%) CCNA
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) CCSE
6 1 (4.76%) CCMSE
6 1 (4.76%) CCSM
6 1 (4.76%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Cacti
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 18 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 10 (47.62%) F5
3 10 (47.62%) Fortinet
4 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
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