The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 106 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.27% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 2.08% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.79% -4.44%
BGP
Scotland

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
143 192 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.68% 13.08% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 113 115 52
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) DWDM
3 2 (50.00%) IPv4
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) RSVP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) VPLS
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) IPv4
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) DWDM
3 2 (50.00%) RSVP
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) VPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) F5