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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 71 98 117
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +19
Permanent jobs citing BGP 18 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.65% 0.34% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.98% 3.14% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
164 159 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.06% 10.82% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 95 101 144
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £51,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 December 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 32 (94.12%) CheckPoint
1 32 (94.12%) Firewall
2 30 (88.24%) EIGRP
3 29 (85.29%) Cisco
3 29 (85.29%) OSPF
4 27 (79.41%) Finance
4 27 (79.41%) MPLS
4 27 (79.41%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (76.47%) LAN
6 25 (73.53%) WAN
6 25 (73.53%) Wireless
6 25 (73.53%) Data Centre
7 24 (70.59%) CCNP
7 24 (70.59%) CCNA
8 23 (67.65%) TCP/IP
9 19 (55.88%) CCIE
9 19 (55.88%) DNS
9 19 (55.88%) Fortinet
10 18 (52.94%) High Availability
10 18 (52.94%) DMVPN
10 18 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (52.94%) SNA
10 18 (52.94%) DHCP
10 18 (52.94%) Network Design
10 18 (52.94%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (26.47%) Network Security
11 9 (26.47%) F5
11 9 (26.47%) Cacti
11 9 (26.47%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds

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 32 (94.12%) Firewall
2 30 (88.24%) EIGRP
3 29 (85.29%) OSPF
4 27 (79.41%) MPLS
5 26 (76.47%) LAN
6 25 (73.53%) WAN
6 25 (73.53%) Wireless
7 23 (67.65%) TCP/IP
8 19 (55.88%) DNS
9 18 (52.94%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (52.94%) DHCP
9 18 (52.94%) DMVPN
9 18 (52.94%) SNA
10 9 (26.47%) Network Security
11 7 (20.59%) 802.11
11 7 (20.59%) Internet
11 7 (20.59%) IPsec
11 7 (20.59%) NetScaler
11 7 (20.59%) VoIP
11 7 (20.59%) VPN
General
1 27 (79.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Consultant
1 18 (52.94%) Data Consultant
1 18 (52.94%) Network Consultant
2 15 (44.12%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Network Specialist
4 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (73.53%) Data Centre
2 18 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) High Availability
1 18 (52.94%) Network Design
2 9 (26.47%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (20.59%) Change Management
3 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
3 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Network Management
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 27 (79.41%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (70.59%) CCNA
2 24 (70.59%) CCNP
3 19 (55.88%) CCIE
4 6 (17.65%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) CCSE
6 1 (2.94%) CCMSE
6 1 (2.94%) CCSM
6 1 (2.94%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Firmware
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Cacti
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) CheckPoint
2 29 (85.29%) Cisco
3 19 (55.88%) Fortinet
4 9 (26.47%) F5
5 7 (20.59%) Citrix
5 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
6 5 (14.71%) VMware
7 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.88%) Juniper