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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 72 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 1 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.16% 1.57% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 8.70% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 4
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
83 138 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.52% 18.09% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 78 115 75
Average salary £47,500 £49,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% +32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp