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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 80 96 108
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Permanent jobs citing BGP 14 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.29% 2.11% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
124 142 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.46% 9.77% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 62 116 107
Median salary £38,670 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.44% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 2016, 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 29 (93.55%) CheckPoint
1 29 (93.55%) Firewall
2 27 (87.10%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (87.10%) Cisco
3 25 (80.65%) CCNP
3 25 (80.65%) LAN
3 25 (80.65%) TCP/IP
3 25 (80.65%) OSPF
3 25 (80.65%) EIGRP
3 25 (80.65%) Wireless
3 25 (80.65%) Network Design
3 25 (80.65%) Fortinet
4 23 (74.19%) Finance
4 23 (74.19%) CCNA
5 21 (67.74%) WAN
5 21 (67.74%) MPLS
6 19 (61.29%) DHCP
6 19 (61.29%) CCIE
6 19 (61.29%) SNA
6 19 (61.29%) DNS
6 19 (61.29%) Cisco IOS
6 19 (61.29%) High Availability
6 19 (61.29%) DMVPN
6 19 (61.29%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (61.29%) Data Centre
7 8 (25.81%) VoIP
8 6 (19.35%) WLAN
8 6 (19.35%) Unix
8 6 (19.35%) SLA
8 6 (19.35%) DPNSS

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 29 (93.55%) Firewall
2 25 (80.65%) EIGRP
2 25 (80.65%) LAN
2 25 (80.65%) OSPF
2 25 (80.65%) TCP/IP
2 25 (80.65%) Wireless
3 21 (67.74%) MPLS
3 21 (67.74%) WAN
4 19 (61.29%) Cisco IOS
4 19 (61.29%) DHCP
4 19 (61.29%) DMVPN
4 19 (61.29%) DNS
4 19 (61.29%) SNA
5 8 (25.81%) VoIP
6 6 (19.35%) 802.11
6 6 (19.35%) DPNSS
6 6 (19.35%) HSRP
6 6 (19.35%) SCCP
6 6 (19.35%) WLAN
7 4 (12.90%) Network Security
General
1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Consultant
1 19 (61.29%) Data Consultant
1 19 (61.29%) Network Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (61.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) CCTV
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Network Design
2 19 (61.29%) High Availability
3 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL V2
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (80.65%) CCNP
3 23 (74.19%) CCNA
4 19 (61.29%) CCIE
5 2 (6.45%) Avaya Certification
5 2 (6.45%) CCDA
5 2 (6.45%) CCDP
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Firmware
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) CheckPoint
2 27 (87.10%) Cisco
3 25 (80.65%) Fortinet
4 6 (19.35%) Aruba
4 6 (19.35%) Juniper
4 6 (19.35%) Motorola
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Avaya