The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 67 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 8 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.06% 1.04% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 7.14% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 0
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +4.65%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 140 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.97% 14.61% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 52 128 74
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
Oxfordshire

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 30 July 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Oxford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) OSPF
2 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) Juniper
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) DHCP
4 8 (66.67%) RIP
5 7 (58.33%) UNIX
5 7 (58.33%) Internet
5 7 (58.33%) Nagios
5 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (58.33%) Cacti
6 5 (41.67%) SSH
6 5 (41.67%) LLU
6 5 (41.67%) SmokePing
6 5 (41.67%) DSL
6 5 (41.67%) ICMP
6 5 (41.67%) Huawei
6 5 (41.67%) Brocade
6 5 (41.67%) Broadband
6 5 (41.67%) SNMP
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) Network Design
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) VLAN
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
9 2 (16.67%) VPN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) OSPF
2 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 8 (66.67%) DHCP
3 8 (66.67%) RIP
4 7 (58.33%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) SSH
5 5 (41.67%) LLU
5 5 (41.67%) DSL
5 5 (41.67%) ICMP
5 5 (41.67%) Broadband
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) VoIP
8 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
9 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Network Support
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Postfix
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Nagios
1 7 (58.33%) Cacti
2 5 (41.67%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) Juniper
2 5 (41.67%) Huawei
2 5 (41.67%) Brocade
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 2 (16.67%) F5