The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 93 54 75
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +21
Permanent jobs citing BGP 51 87 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.20% 3.70% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.80% 12.13% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 41
Average salary £52,500 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.70% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
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
654 717 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.21% 30.47% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 369 457 627
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 88 (94.62%) Cisco
2 75 (80.65%) OSPF
3 72 (77.42%) MPLS
4 59 (63.44%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (58.06%) CCNP
6 51 (54.84%) TCP/IP
7 47 (50.54%) Firewall
8 43 (46.24%) Juniper
9 36 (38.71%) F5
10 30 (32.26%) Data Centre
11 29 (31.18%) VLAN
11 29 (31.18%) EIGRP
12 28 (30.11%) DNS
12 28 (30.11%) VoIP
13 27 (29.03%) IPsec
14 25 (26.88%) WAN
15 24 (25.81%) Broadband
15 24 (25.81%) IPv6
16 22 (23.66%) SNMP
16 22 (23.66%) VPN
17 21 (22.58%) Internet
17 21 (22.58%) Telecoms
17 21 (22.58%) Network Management
18 20 (21.51%) Load Balancing
19 19 (20.43%) Cisco IOS
19 19 (20.43%) Cisco Nexus
19 19 (20.43%) IPv4
19 19 (20.43%) RIP
19 19 (20.43%) LAN
20 18 (19.35%) CheckPoint

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 7 (7.53%) Lync
2 2 (2.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.60%) MS Office
3 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
1 1 (1.08%) PaaS
1 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (80.65%) OSPF
2 72 (77.42%) MPLS
3 51 (54.84%) TCP/IP
4 47 (50.54%) Firewall
5 29 (31.18%) VLAN
5 29 (31.18%) EIGRP
6 28 (30.11%) DNS
6 28 (30.11%) VoIP
7 27 (29.03%) IPsec
8 25 (26.88%) WAN
9 24 (25.81%) Broadband
9 24 (25.81%) IPv6
10 22 (23.66%) VPN
10 22 (23.66%) SNMP
11 21 (22.58%) Internet
12 19 (20.43%) IPv4
12 19 (20.43%) RIP
12 19 (20.43%) LAN
12 19 (20.43%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (20.43%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Subversion
General
1 21 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (65.59%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (18.28%) Network Support
4 14 (15.05%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Team Leader
5 10 (10.75%) Network Support Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Network Team Leader
6 9 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Support Team Leader
7 7 (7.53%) Voice Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Network Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) CSS
2 3 (3.23%) Web Services
3 2 (2.15%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (1.08%) LAMP
4 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (16.13%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.15%) FMCG
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Statistics
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Linux
2 9 (9.68%) UNIX
3 4 (4.30%) CentOS
4 2 (2.15%) Debian
4 2 (2.15%) OpenBSD
4 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Network Management
2 20 (21.51%) Load Balancing
3 14 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (12.90%) ITIL
5 10 (10.75%) Project Management
6 9 (9.68%) Network Design
7 7 (7.53%) Migration
8 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.30%) Stress Testing
9 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.30%) Change Management
9 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.23%) Open Source
10 3 (3.23%) Line Management
10 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.23%) Test Management
11 2 (2.15%) Product Management
11 2 (2.15%) Information Security
11 2 (2.15%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.15%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.05%) Perl
2 6 (6.45%) Python
3 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.15%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (63.44%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (58.06%) CCNP
3 13 (13.98%) CCIE
3 13 (13.98%) CCSP
3 13 (13.98%) CCNA
3 13 (13.98%) CCDP
4 10 (10.75%) JNCIS
5 9 (9.68%) CCIP
6 6 (6.45%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (6.45%) CCSA
6 6 (6.45%) CCSE
6 6 (6.45%) Degree
7 3 (3.23%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.08%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) HNC
8 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.08%) Kamailio
3 1 (1.08%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Nagios
1 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (2.15%) Puppet
1 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.08%) OPNET
2 1 (1.08%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 88 (94.62%) Cisco
2 43 (46.24%) Juniper
3 36 (38.71%) F5
4 18 (19.35%) CheckPoint
5 15 (16.13%) VMware
5 15 (16.13%) Huawei
6 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.45%) Nokia
8 4 (4.30%) Nortel
9 3 (3.23%) HP
9 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.15%) Foundry
10 2 (2.15%) Dell
10 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.15%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.15%) Websense
11 1 (1.08%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.08%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.08%) NetScout
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Senior Network Engineer
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago