The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 94 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 5 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.42% 0.93% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
117 130 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.91% 9.31% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 79 106 83
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

BGP
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Glasgow region.

BGP Salary Trend in Glasgow

BGP
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Glasgow

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) OSPF
3 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Fortinet
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) SHDSL
4 4 (50.00%) ADSL
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (37.50%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) SIEM
5 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Local Government
6 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (25.00%) ITSM
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) Retail
7 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) MPLS
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) ADSL
3 4 (50.00%) SHDSL
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Fortinet
3 3 (37.50%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper