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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 94 54 74
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +20
Permanent jobs citing BGP 50 87 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.09% 3.65% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.85% 12.45% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 42
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -10.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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
730 699 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.47% 29.35% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 389 465 624
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 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 92 (94.85%) Cisco
2 79 (81.44%) OSPF
3 74 (76.29%) MPLS
4 63 (64.95%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (62.89%) CCNP
6 51 (52.58%) Firewall
7 50 (51.55%) TCP/IP
8 46 (47.42%) Juniper
9 35 (36.08%) F5
10 34 (35.05%) EIGRP
11 31 (31.96%) VoIP
12 30 (30.93%) IPsec
13 28 (28.87%) VLAN
14 26 (26.80%) WAN
14 26 (26.80%) DNS
15 25 (25.77%) SNMP
15 25 (25.77%) Broadband
16 23 (23.71%) IPv6
16 23 (23.71%) VPN
17 22 (22.68%) Internet
17 22 (22.68%) Network Security
18 21 (21.65%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (21.65%) Telecoms
19 20 (20.62%) Network Management
20 19 (19.59%) PPP
21 18 (18.56%) IPv4
21 18 (18.56%) Load Balancing
22 17 (17.53%) Cisco IOS
22 17 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (17.53%) RIP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (7.22%) Lync
2 2 (2.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
3 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
1 1 (1.03%) PaaS
1 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (81.44%) OSPF
2 74 (76.29%) MPLS
3 51 (52.58%) Firewall
4 50 (51.55%) TCP/IP
5 34 (35.05%) EIGRP
6 31 (31.96%) VoIP
7 30 (30.93%) IPsec
8 28 (28.87%) VLAN
9 26 (26.80%) WAN
9 26 (26.80%) DNS
10 25 (25.77%) SNMP
10 25 (25.77%) Broadband
11 23 (23.71%) VPN
11 23 (23.71%) IPv6
12 22 (22.68%) Internet
12 22 (22.68%) Network Security
13 21 (21.65%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (19.59%) PPP
15 18 (18.56%) IPv4
16 17 (17.53%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Subversion
General
1 21 (21.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (61.86%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) Network Support
4 13 (13.40%) Support Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) Team Leader
5 12 (12.37%) Network Team Leader
6 9 (9.28%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Security Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Voice Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Support Team Leader
9 5 (5.15%) NOC Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Technical Design Authority
11 3 (3.09%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Network Administrator
11 3 (3.09%) Technical Support
11 3 (3.09%) Technical Support Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) Web Services
2 2 (2.06%) CSS
2 2 (2.06%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (1.03%) SOAP
3 1 (1.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (16.49%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.06%) FMCG
4 1 (1.03%) Open Source
4 1 (1.03%) Statistics
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.31%) Linux
2 9 (9.28%) UNIX
3 2 (2.06%) Debian
3 2 (2.06%) OpenBSD
3 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.06%) CentOS
4 1 (1.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Network Management
2 18 (18.56%) Load Balancing
3 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (12.37%) Project Management
4 9 (9.28%) Network Design
5 8 (8.25%) ITIL
6 7 (7.22%) Migration
6 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
6 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.15%) Change Management
8 4 (4.12%) Stress Testing
8 4 (4.12%) Line Management
9 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.09%) Test Management
9 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.06%) Product Management
10 2 (2.06%) Network Architecture
11 1 (1.03%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.03%) Release Management
11 1 (1.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) Perl
2 8 (8.25%) Python
3 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (64.95%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (62.89%) CCNP
3 15 (15.46%) CCIE
3 15 (15.46%) CCSP
4 12 (12.37%) CCNA
4 12 (12.37%) CCDP
5 11 (11.34%) CCIP
6 10 (10.31%) JNCIS
7 6 (6.19%) CCSA
7 6 (6.19%) CCSE
8 5 (5.15%) JNCIA
8 5 (5.15%) Degree
9 2 (2.06%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.03%) HNC
10 1 (1.03%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.12%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.03%) Kamailio
3 1 (1.03%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Nagios
1 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (2.06%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.03%) OPNET
2 1 (1.03%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.03%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 92 (94.85%) Cisco
2 46 (47.42%) Juniper
3 35 (36.08%) F5
4 16 (16.49%) Huawei
5 14 (14.43%) VMware
6 13 (13.40%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.19%) Nokia
9 4 (4.12%) HP
10 3 (3.09%) Nortel
10 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.09%) NetScout
11 2 (2.06%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.06%) Foundry
11 2 (2.06%) Dell
12 1 (1.03%) Oracle
12 1 (1.03%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.03%) Riverbed
Woodley, Reading
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 27 days ago