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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 95 95 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.70% 0.26% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.08% 1.90% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 12
Average salary £52,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -4.44%
BGP
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
197 158 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.73% 13.74% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 148 118 157
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

BGP
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BGP Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 14 (93.33%) OSPF
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) LAN
3 11 (73.33%) WAN
4 10 (66.67%) Firewall
5 9 (60.00%) Network Security
5 9 (60.00%) CCNP
5 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
6 8 (53.33%) Network Management
6 8 (53.33%) CCDP
6 8 (53.33%) CCSE
6 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
6 8 (53.33%) CCSA
7 5 (33.33%) Network Design
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (20.00%) MPLS
8 3 (20.00%) Samba
8 3 (20.00%) Debian
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
8 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (20.00%) WMI
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 3 (20.00%) iSCSI

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) OSPF
2 11 (73.33%) LAN
2 11 (73.33%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) Network Security
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (20.00%) tcpdump
5 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
5 3 (20.00%) SNMP
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Network Implementation Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Design Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Debian
1 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
1 8 (53.33%) Network Management
2 5 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCNP
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCSA
2 8 (53.33%) CCSE
2 8 (53.33%) CCDP
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) NFS
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) Samba
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) Huawei
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper