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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 77 80 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.07% 0.95% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 6.13% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 8
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
150 163 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.42% 15.49% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 111 125 219
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £72,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 22 (84.62%) OSPF
3 21 (80.77%) MPLS
4 20 (76.92%) WAN
5 19 (73.08%) EIGRP
6 17 (65.38%) LAN
7 16 (61.54%) Juniper
8 15 (57.69%) Network Design
9 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (46.15%) X.25
10 12 (46.15%) DWDM
10 12 (46.15%) SDH
10 12 (46.15%) VoIP
10 12 (46.15%) WLAN
10 12 (46.15%) ATM
10 12 (46.15%) VPN
10 12 (46.15%) SLA
10 12 (46.15%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (46.15%) Frame Relay
10 12 (46.15%) xDSL
11 10 (38.46%) CCNP
12 9 (34.62%) Huawei
13 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
13 8 (30.77%) CCIE
14 7 (26.92%) Network Security
15 4 (15.38%) CCDP
15 4 (15.38%) Network Management
15 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
15 4 (15.38%) CCSE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (3.85%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) OSPF
2 21 (80.77%) MPLS
3 20 (76.92%) WAN
4 19 (73.08%) EIGRP
5 17 (65.38%) LAN
6 12 (46.15%) SDH
6 12 (46.15%) VoIP
6 12 (46.15%) WLAN
6 12 (46.15%) VPN
6 12 (46.15%) DWDM
6 12 (46.15%) ATM
6 12 (46.15%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (46.15%) Frame Relay
6 12 (46.15%) X.25
6 12 (46.15%) xDSL
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (26.92%) Network Security
9 4 (15.38%) Firewall
10 3 (11.54%) Multicast
10 3 (11.54%) RTSP
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Architect
2 12 (46.15%) Network Architect
2 12 (46.15%) Network Design Architect
3 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Design Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Network Technical Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Network Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Voice Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Network Design
2 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) Network Management
3 3 (11.54%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) CCNP
3 8 (30.77%) CCIE
4 4 (15.38%) CCDP
4 4 (15.38%) CCSA
4 4 (15.38%) CCSE
5 3 (11.54%) CISSP
5 3 (11.54%) CCDA
6 2 (7.69%) CCNA
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) Juniper
3 9 (34.62%) Huawei
4 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya