The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 56 77 114
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +37
Permanent jobs citing BGP 93 61 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.86% 2.84% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.72% 7.40% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 42 41 22
Average salary £47,250 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
731 824 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.31% 38.36% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 483 639 497
Average salary £46,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.84% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
BGP
Berkshire

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

BGP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

BGP Salary Trend in Reading

BGP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 122 (97.60%) Cisco
2 117 (93.60%) OSPF
3 104 (83.20%) Firewall
4 88 (70.40%) MPLS
5 69 (55.20%) DNS
6 66 (52.80%) Network Management
7 61 (48.80%) SNMP
7 61 (48.80%) Internet
7 61 (48.80%) VoIP
8 55 (44.00%) Telecoms
9 53 (42.40%) Broadband
10 52 (41.60%) Retail
11 51 (40.80%) Billing
12 49 (39.20%) Smartphone
13 48 (38.40%) Cisco Nexus
14 46 (36.80%) Cisco Certification
15 44 (35.20%) Juniper
16 35 (28.00%) CCNP
17 32 (25.60%) F5
18 30 (24.00%) WAN
19 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
20 26 (20.80%) CCIE
20 26 (20.80%) CheckPoint
20 26 (20.80%) Perl
21 24 (19.20%) SMTP
21 24 (19.20%) LAN
22 23 (18.40%) EIGRP
22 23 (18.40%) IPsec
23 22 (17.60%) VPN
24 20 (16.00%) Network Security

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 11 (8.80%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.00%) IIS
3 4 (3.20%) Apache
3 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.60%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (93.60%) OSPF
2 104 (83.20%) Firewall
3 88 (70.40%) MPLS
4 69 (55.20%) DNS
5 61 (48.80%) SNMP
5 61 (48.80%) Internet
5 61 (48.80%) VoIP
6 53 (42.40%) Broadband
7 48 (38.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 30 (24.00%) WAN
9 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
10 24 (19.20%) SMTP
10 24 (19.20%) LAN
11 23 (18.40%) EIGRP
11 23 (18.40%) IPsec
12 22 (17.60%) VPN
13 20 (16.00%) Network Security
14 18 (14.40%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (14.40%) SSL
14 18 (14.40%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.40%) MySQL
2 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 55 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 52 (41.60%) Retail
3 51 (40.80%) Billing
4 12 (9.60%) Finance
5 4 (3.20%) Back Office
6 2 (1.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (33.60%) Network Engineer
2 36 (28.80%) IP Engineer
3 35 (28.00%) Security Engineer
4 32 (25.60%) Senior IP Engineer
5 31 (24.80%) Senior Design Engineer
5 31 (24.80%) Design Engineer
6 22 (17.60%) Senior Security Engineer
7 18 (14.40%) Technical Design Authority
8 13 (10.40%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (10.40%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (8.80%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
10 10 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
11 9 (7.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 5 (4.00%) Network Consultant
12 5 (4.00%) Consultant
12 5 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
13 4 (3.20%) Network Specialist
13 4 (3.20%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) SOAP
2 4 (3.20%) .NET
3 2 (1.60%) CGI
4 1 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 49 (39.20%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.20%) Open Source
3 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Linux
2 16 (12.80%) UNIX
3 13 (10.40%) CentOS
4 2 (1.60%) Windows
4 2 (1.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (52.80%) Network Management
2 19 (15.20%) Load Balancing
3 16 (12.80%) Network Design
4 11 (8.80%) Capacity Management
5 10 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.40%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.80%) ITIL
7 6 (4.80%) Release Management
8 4 (3.20%) CRM
8 4 (3.20%) Change Management
9 3 (2.40%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.40%) Project Management
10 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.60%) Validation
10 2 (1.60%) Network Planning
10 2 (1.60%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (1.60%) Stress Testing
10 2 (1.60%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.60%) Product Management
10 2 (1.60%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.80%) Perl
2 13 (10.40%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.00%) Python
5 4 (3.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (36.80%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (28.00%) CCNP
3 26 (20.80%) CCIE
4 17 (13.60%) CCIP
5 14 (11.20%) CCNA
6 11 (8.80%) CCSP
7 10 (8.00%) RHCE
8 7 (5.60%) JNCIA
8 7 (5.60%) CCDP
9 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
9 6 (4.80%) Degree
10 2 (1.60%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.80%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.80%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.80%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Sendmail
1 2 (1.60%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 15 (12.00%) HP NNM
1 15 (12.00%) CiscoWorks
2 10 (8.00%) Puppet
2 10 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.00%) Netcool
4 4 (3.20%) OpenView
5 3 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.40%) Nagios
6 2 (1.60%) Cacti
6 2 (1.60%) SmokePing
6 2 (1.60%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 122 (97.60%) Cisco
2 44 (35.20%) Juniper
3 32 (25.60%) F5
4 26 (20.80%) CheckPoint
5 18 (14.40%) HP
6 13 (10.40%) Red Hat
7 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.20%) Redback
8 4 (3.20%) Huawei
9 3 (2.40%) Foundry
9 3 (2.40%) WatchGuard
9 3 (2.40%) Citrix
10 2 (1.60%) Nortel
10 2 (1.60%) BT
10 2 (1.60%) NetScout
10 2 (1.60%) ZyXEL
10 2 (1.60%) Draytek
10 2 (1.60%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.60%) SolarWinds
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