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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 107 102 110
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.66% 0.76% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 5.04% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 2
Average salary £45,000 £47,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.75% -4.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
216 258 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.30% 15.03% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 182 221 220
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 +7 9 £45,000 -10.00%
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) OSPF
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 12 (60.00%) DNS
4 11 (55.00%) Network Design
4 11 (55.00%) Juniper
5 10 (50.00%) Firewall
6 9 (45.00%) MPLS
6 9 (45.00%) Internet
6 9 (45.00%) Linux
6 9 (45.00%) WAN
7 8 (40.00%) RIP
7 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (35.00%) DHCP
8 7 (35.00%) Nagios
8 7 (35.00%) CCNP
8 7 (35.00%) UNIX
8 7 (35.00%) Cacti
9 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
10 5 (25.00%) SNMP
10 5 (25.00%) Windows
10 5 (25.00%) Broadband
10 5 (25.00%) DSL
10 5 (25.00%) ICMP
10 5 (25.00%) Huawei
10 5 (25.00%) Brocade
10 5 (25.00%) SSH
10 5 (25.00%) LLU
10 5 (25.00%) SmokePing
11 4 (20.00%) VPLS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) OSPF
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) Internet
4 9 (45.00%) MPLS
4 9 (45.00%) WAN
5 8 (40.00%) RIP
6 7 (35.00%) DHCP
7 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
8 5 (25.00%) SNMP
8 5 (25.00%) Broadband
8 5 (25.00%) DSL
8 5 (25.00%) ICMP
8 5 (25.00%) SSH
8 5 (25.00%) LLU
9 4 (20.00%) VPLS
9 4 (20.00%) LAN
10 3 (15.00%) Network Security
11 2 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 4 (20.00%) IP Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) UNIX
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Network Design
2 1 (5.00%) QMS
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Lisp
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CCNP
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) JNCIE
2 4 (20.00%) CCDP
2 4 (20.00%) CCIP
2 4 (20.00%) CCIE
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Nagios
1 7 (35.00%) Cacti
2 5 (25.00%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) Huawei
3 5 (25.00%) Brocade
4 4 (20.00%) Redback
5 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint