The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 70 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 12 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.62% 0.67% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.45% 7.50% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 13
Average salary £54,000 £36,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.96% -27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
BGP
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
142 80 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 19.16% 8.91% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 121 73 145
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

BGP
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

BGP Salary Trend in Oxford

BGP
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Oxford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (100.00%) OSPF
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) C
4 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (46.15%) IPsec
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) RHCE
6 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 5 (38.46%) KVM
6 5 (38.46%) QA
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) CCNP
7 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (23.08%) SSL
8 3 (23.08%) HTTP
8 3 (23.08%) Python
8 3 (23.08%) Perl
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) Wireless
8 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
8 3 (23.08%) MPLS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) IPsec
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) HTTP
5 3 (23.08%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
5 3 (23.08%) TACACS
6 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
6 2 (15.38%) FCoE
7 1 (7.69%) HSRP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Tcl
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) RHCE
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) KVM
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft