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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 99 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.16% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 2.08% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -43.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
219 96 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.67% 7.90% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 133 63 83
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) SSH
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) Splunk
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) SSH
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk