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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 99 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.073% - 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% - 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.36% +1.14%
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
189 191 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.85% 11.46% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115 135 90
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,158
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) DWDM
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) SONET
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) DWDM
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) SONET
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds