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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 78 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 17 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 0.073% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.59% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
UK excluding London average 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
135 192 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.42% 14.01% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 75 119 127
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £28,350 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,698 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (87.50%) OSPF
2 21 (87.50%) Wireless
3 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (79.17%) CheckPoint
4 19 (79.17%) LAN
4 19 (79.17%) Firewall
5 18 (75.00%) Network Design
5 18 (75.00%) CCNP
5 18 (75.00%) Fortinet
6 16 (66.67%) MPLS
7 15 (62.50%) EIGRP
7 15 (62.50%) CCIE
7 15 (62.50%) WAN
7 15 (62.50%) TCP/IP
8 13 (54.17%) CCNA
8 13 (54.17%) Finance
8 13 (54.17%) High Availability
8 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
9 12 (50.00%) DMVPN
9 12 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (41.67%) HSRP
10 10 (41.67%) DNS
11 9 (37.50%) SNA
11 9 (37.50%) DHCP
11 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (25.00%) CCTV
12 6 (25.00%) SCCP
12 6 (25.00%) WLAN
12 6 (25.00%) Juniper

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) OSPF
1 21 (87.50%) Wireless
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 19 (79.17%) LAN
3 16 (66.67%) MPLS
4 15 (62.50%) EIGRP
4 15 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 15 (62.50%) WAN
5 12 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (50.00%) DMVPN
6 10 (41.67%) DNS
6 10 (41.67%) HSRP
7 9 (37.50%) DHCP
7 9 (37.50%) SNA
8 6 (25.00%) 802.11
8 6 (25.00%) DPNSS
8 6 (25.00%) SCCP
8 6 (25.00%) WLAN
9 5 (20.83%) VLAN
9 5 (20.83%) VoIP
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Consultant
1 13 (54.17%) Data Consultant
1 13 (54.17%) Network Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Network Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Data Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 2 (8.33%) IT Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
2 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (25.00%) CCTV
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Network Design
2 13 (54.17%) High Availability
3 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL V2
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Network Management
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (75.00%) CCNP
3 15 (62.50%) CCIE
4 13 (54.17%) CCNA
5 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (8.33%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (8.33%) CCDA
6 2 (8.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (79.17%) CheckPoint
3 18 (75.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (25.00%) Aruba
4 6 (25.00%) Juniper
4 6 (25.00%) Motorola
5 2 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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