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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 85 91 102
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.56% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 6.36% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%

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
163 110 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.05% 8.84% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 91 77 86
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 23 January 2017, 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 24 (92.31%) Cisco
1 24 (92.31%) OSPF
2 23 (88.46%) CheckPoint
2 23 (88.46%) Firewall
3 22 (84.62%) MPLS
4 21 (80.77%) Data Centre
5 20 (76.92%) EIGRP
5 20 (76.92%) LAN
6 19 (73.08%) WAN
6 19 (73.08%) Wireless
7 18 (69.23%) Finance
7 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (57.69%) CCNP
9 14 (53.85%) CCNA
9 14 (53.85%) Fortinet
10 13 (50.00%) CCIE
10 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
10 13 (50.00%) DNS
11 12 (46.15%) DHCP
11 12 (46.15%) SNA
11 12 (46.15%) Network Design
11 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (46.15%) High Availability
11 12 (46.15%) DMVPN
12 10 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (38.46%) F5
13 9 (34.62%) Cacti
14 8 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (30.77%) Internet

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 24 (92.31%) OSPF
2 23 (88.46%) Firewall
3 22 (84.62%) MPLS
4 20 (76.92%) EIGRP
4 20 (76.92%) LAN
5 19 (73.08%) WAN
5 19 (73.08%) Wireless
6 13 (50.00%) DNS
6 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (46.15%) DHCP
7 12 (46.15%) DMVPN
7 12 (46.15%) SNA
8 8 (30.77%) Internet
9 7 (26.92%) 802.11
9 7 (26.92%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (26.92%) HSRP
9 7 (26.92%) IPsec
9 7 (26.92%) NetScaler
9 7 (26.92%) VPN
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Consultant
1 12 (46.15%) Data Consultant
1 12 (46.15%) Network Consultant
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) Data Centre
2 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) CentOS
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) High Availability
1 12 (46.15%) Network Design
2 10 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (26.92%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (57.69%) CCNP
3 14 (53.85%) CCNA
4 13 (50.00%) CCIE
5 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) CCSE
7 1 (3.85%) CCMSE
7 1 (3.85%) CCSM
7 1 (3.85%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) COBIT
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Cacti
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 23 (88.46%) CheckPoint
3 14 (53.85%) Fortinet
4 10 (38.46%) F5
5 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) VMware