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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 92 73 114
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +41
Permanent jobs citing BGP 49 65 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.95% 2.84% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.61% 9.42% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 19
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £29,000 £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
741 690 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.46% 30.10% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 422 508 401
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 141 (99.30%) OSPF
2 135 (95.07%) Cisco
3 127 (89.44%) Firewall
4 107 (75.35%) MPLS
5 85 (59.86%) SNMP
6 79 (55.63%) Network Management
7 74 (52.11%) Juniper
8 70 (49.30%) VoIP
9 69 (48.59%) DNS
10 60 (42.25%) Internet
11 57 (40.14%) Telecoms
12 56 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
13 54 (38.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 47 (33.10%) F5
15 44 (30.99%) TCP/IP
16 42 (29.58%) CCNP
17 39 (27.46%) Load Balancing
18 35 (24.65%) Huawei
18 35 (24.65%) Smartphone
18 35 (24.65%) Broadband
19 34 (23.94%) EIGRP
20 33 (23.24%) CheckPoint
20 33 (23.24%) WAN
21 32 (22.54%) VPN
21 32 (22.54%) Retail
21 32 (22.54%) Billing
21 32 (22.54%) Capacity Management
22 31 (21.83%) IGRP
23 29 (20.42%) SSL
23 29 (20.42%) IPsec

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (10.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.41%) IIS
2 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (99.30%) OSPF
2 127 (89.44%) Firewall
3 107 (75.35%) MPLS
4 85 (59.86%) SNMP
5 70 (49.30%) VoIP
6 69 (48.59%) DNS
7 60 (42.25%) Internet
8 54 (38.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 44 (30.99%) TCP/IP
10 35 (24.65%) Broadband
11 34 (23.94%) EIGRP
12 33 (23.24%) WAN
13 32 (22.54%) VPN
14 31 (21.83%) IGRP
15 29 (20.42%) SSL
15 29 (20.42%) IPsec
16 26 (18.31%) TACACS
16 26 (18.31%) SMTP
17 24 (16.90%) PPP
18 22 (15.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.63%) MySQL
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
General
1 57 (40.14%) Telecoms
2 32 (22.54%) Retail
2 32 (22.54%) Billing
3 16 (11.27%) Finance
4 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (25.35%) Design Engineer
1 36 (25.35%) Senior Design Engineer
2 34 (23.94%) IP Engineer
2 34 (23.94%) Senior IP Engineer
3 32 (22.54%) Network Engineer
4 23 (16.20%) Security Engineer
4 23 (16.20%) Technical Design Authority
5 15 (10.56%) Senior Security Engineer
6 14 (9.86%) Team Leader
7 12 (8.45%) Network Consultant
7 12 (8.45%) Consultant
7 12 (8.45%) NOC Engineer
8 11 (7.75%) Network Team Leader
9 10 (7.04%) Network Security Consultant
9 10 (7.04%) Firewall Engineer
9 10 (7.04%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (7.04%) Security Consultant
9 10 (7.04%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.56%) SOAP
2 2 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.65%) Smartphone
2 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.41%) SecurID
3 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.75%) UNIX
2 10 (7.04%) Linux
3 8 (5.63%) CentOS
4 2 (1.41%) Windows
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (55.63%) Network Management
2 39 (27.46%) Load Balancing
3 32 (22.54%) Capacity Management
4 17 (11.97%) Mentoring
4 17 (11.97%) Network Design
4 17 (11.97%) Validation
5 11 (7.75%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (7.04%) Demand Forecasting
6 10 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (4.93%) ITIL
7 7 (4.93%) Change Management
8 6 (4.23%) Change Control
9 5 (3.52%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.52%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.82%) Project Management
10 4 (2.82%) Line Management
11 3 (2.11%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.11%) Problem Management
12 2 (1.41%) Network Planning
12 2 (1.41%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.45%) Perl
2 8 (5.63%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.23%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.82%) Python
5 3 (2.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (29.58%) CCNP
3 13 (9.15%) CCIE
4 10 (7.04%) CCNA
5 8 (5.63%) CCIP
6 5 (3.52%) CCSP
6 5 (3.52%) RHCE
7 4 (2.82%) Degree
7 4 (2.82%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.41%) CCDP
9 2 (1.41%) CISSP
9 2 (1.41%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.70%) CCSA
10 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.70%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.70%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) CiscoWorks
1 15 (10.56%) HP NNM
2 8 (5.63%) FortiGate
3 5 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.52%) Puppet
4 2 (1.41%) Nagios
4 2 (1.41%) SmokePing
4 2 (1.41%) Cacti
5 1 (0.70%) Netcool
Vendors
1 135 (95.07%) Cisco
2 74 (52.11%) Juniper
3 47 (33.10%) F5
4 35 (24.65%) Huawei
5 33 (23.24%) CheckPoint
6 15 (10.56%) HP
7 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.23%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.82%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.11%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.11%) NetScout
11 2 (1.41%) AlgoSec
11 2 (1.41%) SevOne
11 2 (1.41%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.41%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.41%) Tufin
11 2 (1.41%) BMC
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago