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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 77 71 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 64 71 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.83% 3.00% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.90% 9.65% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 41
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
587 736 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.93% 31.12% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 362 420 575
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 106 (95.50%) Cisco
2 91 (81.98%) OSPF
3 79 (71.17%) MPLS
4 70 (63.06%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (59.46%) Firewall
6 62 (55.86%) TCP/IP
7 59 (53.15%) CCNP
8 54 (48.65%) Juniper
9 50 (45.05%) F5
10 40 (36.04%) VLAN
11 38 (34.23%) Telecoms
12 37 (33.33%) EIGRP
13 35 (31.53%) DNS
14 34 (30.63%) VPN
14 34 (30.63%) RIP
14 34 (30.63%) Network Management
15 33 (29.73%) Cisco IOS
16 32 (28.83%) Load Balancing
16 32 (28.83%) LAN
17 31 (27.93%) WAN
17 31 (27.93%) Data Centre
18 29 (26.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 29 (26.13%) IPv6
19 28 (25.23%) IPv4
19 28 (25.23%) Cisco Nexus
20 27 (24.32%) Junos
20 27 (24.32%) CheckPoint
20 27 (24.32%) Broadband
20 27 (24.32%) IPsec
21 25 (22.52%) Perl

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (6.31%) Lync
2 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.21%) MS Office
3 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
1 1 (0.90%) PaaS
1 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (81.98%) OSPF
2 79 (71.17%) MPLS
3 66 (59.46%) Firewall
4 62 (55.86%) TCP/IP
5 40 (36.04%) VLAN
6 37 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 35 (31.53%) DNS
8 34 (30.63%) VPN
8 34 (30.63%) RIP
9 33 (29.73%) Cisco IOS
10 32 (28.83%) LAN
11 31 (27.93%) WAN
12 29 (26.13%) IPv6
12 29 (26.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 28 (25.23%) IPv4
13 28 (25.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 27 (24.32%) Junos
14 27 (24.32%) IPsec
14 27 (24.32%) Broadband
15 25 (22.52%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) MySQL
General
1 38 (34.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.60%) Finance
3 1 (0.90%) Advertising
3 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (65.77%) Network Engineer
2 27 (24.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) Network Support
4 12 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) Team Leader
5 10 (9.01%) Network Team Leader
6 9 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Voice Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Support Team Leader
7 7 (6.31%) Network Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.60%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) CSS
2 2 (1.80%) SOAP
2 2 (1.80%) Web Services
3 1 (0.90%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.93%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.61%) Smartphone
3 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) FMCG
5 1 (0.90%) Statistics
5 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.51%) UNIX
2 8 (7.21%) Linux
3 2 (1.80%) CentOS
4 1 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.63%) Network Management
2 32 (28.83%) Load Balancing
3 19 (17.12%) ITIL
4 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (11.71%) Network Design
6 8 (7.21%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.31%) Migration
8 5 (4.50%) Change Management
8 5 (4.50%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.50%) Project Management
9 3 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.70%) Stress Testing
9 3 (2.70%) Test Management
9 3 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.80%) Information Security
10 2 (1.80%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.80%) Product Management
10 2 (1.80%) Open Source
10 2 (1.80%) High Availability
10 2 (1.80%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.52%) Perl
2 9 (8.11%) Python
3 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (63.06%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (53.15%) CCNP
3 22 (19.82%) Degree
4 20 (18.02%) CCNA
5 17 (15.32%) CCIE
6 14 (12.61%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (9.91%) CCIP
8 10 (9.01%) CCSP
9 8 (7.21%) CCDP
9 8 (7.21%) JNCIS
10 7 (6.31%) CCSA
10 7 (6.31%) CCSE
11 5 (4.50%) JNCIA
11 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
12 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.90%) HNC
13 1 (0.90%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.90%) CISSP
13 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.60%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.90%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.60%) Nagios
3 2 (1.80%) HP NNM
3 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.80%) Puppet
3 2 (1.80%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 106 (95.50%) Cisco
2 54 (48.65%) Juniper
3 50 (45.05%) F5
4 27 (24.32%) CheckPoint
5 24 (21.62%) VMware
6 14 (12.61%) Huawei
7 11 (9.91%) HP
8 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
9 7 (6.31%) Oracle
10 6 (5.41%) ProCurve
10 6 (5.41%) Nokia
11 4 (3.60%) Nortel
11 4 (3.60%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.60%) Aerohive Networks
12 3 (2.70%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.70%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.80%) Websense
13 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.80%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago