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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 106 108 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing BGP 8 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.53% 0.66% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 4.41% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 11
Average salary £54,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £36,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
BGP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
220 227 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.62% 14.88% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 179 190 214
Average salary £39,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

BGP Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

BGP
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

BGP Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

BGP
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -10 6 £54,000 +8.00%
Abingdon - 1 £50,000 -
Banbury - 1 - - 2
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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%) OSPF
2 19 (73.08%) WAN
3 16 (61.54%) Linux
4 15 (57.69%) Cisco
4 15 (57.69%) Firewall
4 15 (57.69%) Data Centre
5 14 (53.85%) C
6 13 (50.00%) VPN
6 13 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (46.15%) IPsec
8 11 (42.31%) Cisco PIX
8 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (42.31%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (38.46%) VMware
9 10 (38.46%) Ruby
9 10 (38.46%) DNS
9 10 (38.46%) Perl
9 10 (38.46%) Python
10 9 (34.62%) CCNP
10 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (34.62%) iSCSI
10 9 (34.62%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (34.62%) SELinux
10 9 (34.62%) FCoE
11 8 (30.77%) LAN
11 8 (30.77%) SAN
12 7 (26.92%) Tcl
12 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (15.38%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) OSPF
2 19 (73.08%) WAN
3 15 (57.69%) Firewall
4 13 (50.00%) VPN
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (46.15%) IPsec
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco PIX
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (42.31%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (38.46%) DNS
8 9 (34.62%) iSCSI
8 9 (34.62%) FCoE
9 8 (30.77%) LAN
9 8 (30.77%) SAN
10 5 (19.23%) MPLS
11 4 (15.38%) EIGRP
11 4 (15.38%) VoIP
11 4 (15.38%) Network Security
11 4 (15.38%) VLAN
11 4 (15.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Consultant
2 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.85%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Network Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) DTV
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (34.62%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
5 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (15.38%) High Availability
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C
2 10 (38.46%) Perl
2 10 (38.46%) Python
2 10 (38.46%) Ruby
3 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
3 7 (26.92%) Tcl
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) CCNP
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) RHCE
3 4 (15.38%) CCDP
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) CCIE
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) KVM
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) Brocade
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) SAP