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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 80 79 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +28
Permanent jobs citing BGP 9 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.84% 0.68% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.52% 4.38% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 4
Average salary £42,500 £72,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.37% +31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
138 160 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.92% 15.46% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 109 119 220
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (85.71%) Cisco
1 24 (85.71%) OSPF
2 20 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 20 (71.43%) MPLS
3 19 (67.86%) WAN
4 17 (60.71%) LAN
5 15 (53.57%) Juniper
6 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (50.00%) Network Design
7 11 (39.29%) X.25
7 11 (39.29%) DWDM
7 11 (39.29%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (39.29%) Frame Relay
7 11 (39.29%) ATM
7 11 (39.29%) SLA
7 11 (39.29%) SDH
7 11 (39.29%) VoIP
7 11 (39.29%) WLAN
7 11 (39.29%) VPN
7 11 (39.29%) xDSL
8 10 (35.71%) CCNP
9 9 (32.14%) Huawei
10 8 (28.57%) Network Security
10 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (28.57%) CCIE
10 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
11 6 (21.43%) Firewall
12 4 (14.29%) Network Management
12 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
12 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) OSPF
2 20 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 20 (71.43%) MPLS
3 19 (67.86%) WAN
4 17 (60.71%) LAN
5 11 (39.29%) X.25
5 11 (39.29%) DWDM
5 11 (39.29%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (39.29%) Frame Relay
5 11 (39.29%) ATM
5 11 (39.29%) SDH
5 11 (39.29%) VoIP
5 11 (39.29%) WLAN
5 11 (39.29%) VPN
5 11 (39.29%) xDSL
6 8 (28.57%) Network Security
6 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (21.43%) Firewall
8 4 (14.29%) SNMP
9 3 (10.71%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
2 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Network Architect
2 11 (39.29%) Network Design Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Design Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Network Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Debian
2 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (14.29%) Network Management
2 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCNP
3 8 (28.57%) CCIE
4 4 (14.29%) CCSE
4 4 (14.29%) CCSA
4 4 (14.29%) CCDP
5 3 (10.71%) CCDA
5 3 (10.71%) CISSP
6 2 (7.14%) CCNA
7 1 (3.57%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) NFS
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Samba
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.57%) WMI
1 1 (3.57%) Cacti
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) Juniper
3 9 (32.14%) Huawei
4 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds