The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 99 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 37 59 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.06% 2.67% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.86% 9.58% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 38 46
Median salary £60,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% +2.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
BGP
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
539 616 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.08% 27.86% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 374 412 425
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for BGP.

1 84 (88.42%) Cisco
2 79 (83.16%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (83.16%) Firewall
3 78 (82.11%) MPLS
4 67 (70.53%) CCNP
5 65 (68.42%) OSPF
6 61 (64.21%) VPN
7 48 (50.53%) Juniper
8 42 (44.21%) CheckPoint
8 42 (44.21%) WAN
9 40 (42.11%) F5
10 38 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (30.53%) VoIP
12 28 (29.47%) IPv6
12 28 (29.47%) CCIE
12 28 (29.47%) EIGRP
12 28 (29.47%) Migration
12 28 (29.47%) BIG-IP
12 28 (29.47%) Data Centre
13 26 (27.37%) IPsec
14 25 (26.32%) TCP/IP
14 25 (26.32%) SSL
14 25 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (25.26%) Multicast
15 24 (25.26%) Telecoms
16 21 (22.11%) Wireshark
17 20 (21.05%) NetScout
17 20 (21.05%) tcpdump
18 19 (20.00%) Network Security
18 19 (20.00%) Wireless

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.16%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS Office
2 6 (6.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (83.16%) Firewall
2 78 (82.11%) MPLS
3 65 (68.42%) OSPF
4 61 (64.21%) VPN
5 42 (44.21%) WAN
6 38 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (30.53%) VoIP
8 28 (29.47%) BIG-IP
8 28 (29.47%) EIGRP
8 28 (29.47%) IPv6
9 26 (27.37%) IPsec
10 25 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 25 (26.32%) SSL
10 25 (26.32%) TCP/IP
11 24 (25.26%) Multicast
12 21 (22.11%) Wireshark
13 20 (21.05%) tcpdump
14 19 (20.00%) Network Security
14 19 (20.00%) Wireless
15 17 (17.89%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) MySQL
General
1 24 (25.26%) Telecoms
2 19 (20.00%) Marketing
3 7 (7.37%) German Language
4 4 (4.21%) Advertising
4 4 (4.21%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Finance
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (70.53%) Network Engineer
2 28 (29.47%) Support Engineer
3 26 (27.37%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (26.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (25.26%) Network Support
5 24 (25.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 20 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (12.63%) Senior Network Support
7 12 (12.63%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 12 (12.63%) Senior Support Engineer
8 10 (10.53%) IP Engineer
8 10 (10.53%) Security Engineer
9 9 (9.47%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (8.42%) Consultant
10 8 (8.42%) Security Support Engineer
11 7 (7.37%) Switch Engineer
12 6 (6.32%) Juniper Engineer
12 6 (6.32%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 6 (6.32%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (6.32%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.47%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.63%) Virtual Team
3 9 (9.47%) IPTV
3 9 (9.47%) Private Cloud
4 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Linux
2 7 (7.37%) Windows
3 6 (6.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.21%) Unix
5 1 (1.05%) CentOS
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) Migration
2 17 (17.89%) ITIL
2 17 (17.89%) Presales
2 17 (17.89%) Service Delivery
3 16 (16.84%) Network Design
3 16 (16.84%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (12.63%) Change Management
5 10 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.47%) Fault Management
6 9 (9.47%) Product Management
7 8 (8.42%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (8.42%) Problem Management
7 8 (8.42%) Project Management
7 8 (8.42%) Trend Analysis
8 7 (7.37%) Network Management
8 7 (7.37%) Time Management
9 6 (6.32%) Change Control
9 6 (6.32%) Load Balancing
9 6 (6.32%) Network Planning
9 6 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
2 6 (6.32%) Perl
3 5 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 79 (83.16%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (70.53%) CCNP
3 28 (29.47%) CCIE
4 19 (20.00%) CCNA
5 11 (11.58%) CCIP
6 9 (9.47%) Degree
7 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.16%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.11%) CCSP
10 1 (1.05%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SAS 70
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Cacti
1 6 (6.32%) Nagios
1 6 (6.32%) SmokePing
2 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 84 (88.42%) Cisco
2 48 (50.53%) Juniper
3 42 (44.21%) CheckPoint
4 40 (42.11%) F5
5 20 (21.05%) NetScout
6 13 (13.68%) VMware
7 11 (11.58%) Huawei
7 11 (11.58%) Palo Alto
8 7 (7.37%) Aruba
9 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
9 6 (6.32%) Riverbed
9 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds
9 6 (6.32%) Stonesoft
10 5 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.16%) Ciena
12 3 (3.16%) Nortel
13 2 (2.11%) Foundry
14 1 (1.05%) Hitachi
14 1 (1.05%) IronPort
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