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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 86 67 85
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing BGP 21 80 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.52% 3.63% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.02% 12.60% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 70 42
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.49%

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
418 635 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.22% 28.84% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 270 471 416
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 January 2017.

BGP Salary Histogram in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 59 (84.29%) Firewall
2 56 (80.00%) OSPF
3 55 (78.57%) Cisco
4 50 (71.43%) MPLS
5 40 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (51.43%) CCNP
6 36 (51.43%) VPN
6 36 (51.43%) Network Design
7 31 (44.29%) Presales
8 29 (41.43%) Marketing
9 28 (40.00%) Juniper
10 27 (38.57%) IPv6
11 26 (37.14%) Telecoms
12 25 (35.71%) Multicast
12 25 (35.71%) Migration
12 25 (35.71%) TCP/IP
13 22 (31.43%) Huawei
14 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
14 21 (30.00%) CCIE
15 20 (28.57%) MS Office
16 19 (27.14%) MS PowerPoint
17 18 (25.71%) F5
18 16 (22.86%) DNS
18 16 (22.86%) EIGRP
18 16 (22.86%) CheckPoint
19 14 (20.00%) Network Security
20 13 (18.57%) Cisco ASA
20 13 (18.57%) BIG-IP
21 12 (17.14%) CCIP
21 12 (17.14%) RIP

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 5 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (28.57%) MS Office
3 19 (27.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (84.29%) Firewall
2 56 (80.00%) OSPF
3 50 (71.43%) MPLS
4 36 (51.43%) VPN
5 27 (38.57%) IPv6
6 25 (35.71%) Multicast
6 25 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 16 (22.86%) DNS
7 16 (22.86%) EIGRP
8 14 (20.00%) Network Security
9 13 (18.57%) BIG-IP
9 13 (18.57%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (17.14%) RIP
10 12 (17.14%) Wireshark
11 11 (15.71%) VLAN
12 9 (12.86%) WAN
13 8 (11.43%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (11.43%) SSL
13 8 (11.43%) tcpdump
14 7 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
General
1 29 (41.43%) Marketing
2 26 (37.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.14%) Finance
4 3 (4.29%) Back Office
4 3 (4.29%) Billing
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Network Engineer
2 26 (37.14%) IP Engineer
3 15 (21.43%) Senior IP Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Security Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Support Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Network Support
7 8 (11.43%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Security Support Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Sales Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Senior Sales Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Lead Network Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
1 2 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Clustering
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Replication
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.86%) Social Network
6 1 (1.43%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 8 (11.43%) Windows
3 7 (10.00%) Unix
3 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Network Design
2 31 (44.29%) Presales
3 25 (35.71%) Migration
4 10 (14.29%) Change Management
5 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
6 8 (11.43%) Load Balancing
6 8 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (8.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.57%) Problem Management
7 6 (8.57%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) High Availability
8 5 (7.14%) ITIL
8 5 (7.14%) Product Management
9 4 (5.71%) Global Marketing
9 4 (5.71%) Network Management
10 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.29%) Project Management
11 2 (2.86%) CRM
11 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) Perl
1 9 (12.86%) Python
2 3 (4.29%) PHP
3 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (1.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 40 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (51.43%) CCNP
3 21 (30.00%) CCIE
4 12 (17.14%) CCIP
5 10 (14.29%) CCNA
6 4 (5.71%) Degree
7 3 (4.29%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.86%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.86%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) CCDA
9 1 (1.43%) CCSA
9 1 (1.43%) CCSE
9 1 (1.43%) CEH
9 1 (1.43%) HND
9 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.43%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) KVM
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) vMotion
1 5 (7.14%) WSUS
2 3 (4.29%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (78.57%) Cisco
2 28 (40.00%) Juniper
3 22 (31.43%) Huawei
4 18 (25.71%) F5
5 16 (22.86%) CheckPoint
6 11 (15.71%) Palo Alto
7 8 (11.43%) NetScout
8 7 (10.00%) VMware
9 6 (8.57%) HP
10 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.71%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (5.71%) Forcepoint
11 4 (5.71%) Foundry
11 4 (5.71%) Stonesoft
12 1 (1.43%) Extreme Networks
12 1 (1.43%) Nokia