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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 68 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 7 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.97% 0.90% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.14% 6.62% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
86 136 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.93% 13.67% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 73 120 171
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 October 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Oxford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 15 (100.00%) OSPF
2 13 (86.67%) DNS
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 12 (80.00%) Juniper
4 9 (60.00%) Network Design
5 8 (53.33%) Firewall
6 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
6 7 (46.67%) Nagios
6 7 (46.67%) RIP
6 7 (46.67%) UNIX
6 7 (46.67%) Linux
6 7 (46.67%) DHCP
6 7 (46.67%) Cacti
7 6 (40.00%) JNCIE
7 6 (40.00%) VPLS
7 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (40.00%) CCIE
7 6 (40.00%) CCNP
7 6 (40.00%) CCIP
7 6 (40.00%) CCDP
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (40.00%) MPLS
7 6 (40.00%) Redback
8 5 (33.33%) DSL
8 5 (33.33%) ICMP
8 5 (33.33%) Internet
8 5 (33.33%) SNMP
8 5 (33.33%) Broadband
8 5 (33.33%) LLU
8 5 (33.33%) SSH

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) OSPF
2 13 (86.67%) DNS
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) RIP
4 7 (46.67%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) VPLS
5 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (40.00%) MPLS
6 5 (33.33%) DSL
6 5 (33.33%) ICMP
6 5 (33.33%) Internet
6 5 (33.33%) SNMP
6 5 (33.33%) Broadband
6 5 (33.33%) LLU
6 5 (33.33%) SSH
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) VoIP
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) VLAN
9 1 (6.67%) LAN
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) IP Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) JNCIE
1 6 (40.00%) CCIE
1 6 (40.00%) CCNP
1 6 (40.00%) CCIP
1 6 (40.00%) CCDP
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Nagios
1 7 (46.67%) Cacti
2 5 (33.33%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) Redback
4 5 (33.33%) Huawei
4 5 (33.33%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat