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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 90 98 105
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.14% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.93% 1.20% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
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
118 166 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.26% 11.99% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 80 92 118
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,895
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
2 8 (72.73%) MPLS
3 7 (63.64%) Wireless
3 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) VLAN
4 6 (54.55%) CCIE
4 6 (54.55%) EIGRP
5 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) High Availability
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (36.36%) HSRP
6 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
6 4 (36.36%) ATM
6 4 (36.36%) ISDN
6 4 (36.36%) PPP
6 4 (36.36%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (36.36%) X.25
6 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) VoIP
7 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
7 3 (27.27%) Network Design
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) MPLS
2 7 (63.64%) OSPF
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) Wireless
3 6 (54.55%) EIGRP
3 6 (54.55%) VLAN
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) ATM
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (36.36%) HSRP
5 4 (36.36%) ISDN
5 4 (36.36%) PPP
5 4 (36.36%) X.25
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (27.27%) DMVPN
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) SSH
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Data Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Network Consultant
4 3 (27.27%) Data Network Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 2 (18.18%) Presales
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) CCIE
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) Facebook
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter