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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 87 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing BGP 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.29% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 2.59% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
115 116 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.20% 10.10% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 80 76 98
Average salary £40,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Glasgow

BGP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) SHDSL
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) SHDSL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) F5