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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 87 109 92
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Permanent jobs citing BGP 54 32 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.25% 1.41% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.23% 4.49% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 38
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £44,000 £43,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
747 713 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.16% 31.44% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 416 512 529
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 30 January 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 98 (93.33%) OSPF
2 94 (89.52%) Cisco
3 70 (66.67%) Firewall
4 65 (61.90%) MPLS
5 63 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (57.14%) Juniper
7 59 (56.19%) CCNP
8 58 (55.24%) TCP/IP
9 49 (46.67%) EIGRP
10 44 (41.90%) DNS
11 38 (36.19%) Network Security
11 38 (36.19%) F5
12 36 (34.29%) VPN
13 35 (33.33%) SSL
14 31 (29.52%) SNMP
14 31 (29.52%) IPv6
15 30 (28.57%) VoIP
16 26 (24.76%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (24.76%) VLAN
16 26 (24.76%) Network Management
17 24 (22.86%) Problem Management
17 24 (22.86%) IPsec
18 21 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
19 20 (19.05%) WAN
20 19 (18.10%) Mentoring
21 18 (17.14%) IPv4
21 18 (17.14%) Project Management
21 18 (17.14%) BIG-IP
22 17 (16.19%) Ethernet
23 15 (14.29%) PPP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (1.90%) Lync
1 2 (1.90%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 98 (93.33%) OSPF
2 70 (66.67%) Firewall
3 65 (61.90%) MPLS
4 58 (55.24%) TCP/IP
5 49 (46.67%) EIGRP
6 44 (41.90%) DNS
7 38 (36.19%) Network Security
8 36 (34.29%) VPN
9 35 (33.33%) SSL
10 31 (29.52%) SNMP
10 31 (29.52%) IPv6
11 30 (28.57%) VoIP
12 26 (24.76%) VLAN
13 24 (22.86%) IPsec
14 21 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (19.05%) WAN
16 18 (17.14%) IPv4
16 18 (17.14%) BIG-IP
17 17 (16.19%) Ethernet
18 15 (14.29%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Subversion
General
1 15 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.95%) Finance
2 1 (0.95%) Advertising
2 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (49.52%) Network Engineer
2 26 (24.76%) Network Security Engineer
2 26 (24.76%) Security Engineer
3 15 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
4 11 (10.48%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Network Team Leader
4 11 (10.48%) Team Leader
5 8 (7.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 7 (6.67%) Consultant
6 7 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Support
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Network Support
9 3 (2.86%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) Web Services
2 2 (1.90%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (0.95%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.95%) FMCG
3 1 (0.95%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) UNIX
3 2 (1.90%) CentOS
3 2 (1.90%) Debian
3 2 (1.90%) OpenBSD
3 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.95%) Windows
4 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Network Management
2 24 (22.86%) Problem Management
3 19 (18.10%) Mentoring
4 18 (17.14%) Project Management
5 10 (9.52%) Line Management
6 8 (7.62%) ITIL
7 7 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 7 (6.67%) Migration
8 6 (5.71%) Change Management
9 5 (4.76%) SIEM
10 4 (3.81%) Change Control
10 4 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.86%) Stress Testing
11 3 (2.86%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (1.90%) Knowledge Management
13 1 (0.95%) CRM
13 1 (0.95%) Network Design
13 1 (0.95%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.71%) Python
1 6 (5.71%) Perl
2 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.90%) PHP
4 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (56.19%) CCNP
3 14 (13.33%) CCIE
4 12 (11.43%) CCIP
4 12 (11.43%) CCNA
5 9 (8.57%) CCSP
6 6 (5.71%) CCDP
7 4 (3.81%) JNCIA
7 4 (3.81%) JNCIS
7 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) HNC
9 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) Kamailio
3 1 (0.95%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.95%) OPNET
2 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 94 (89.52%) Cisco
2 60 (57.14%) Juniper
3 38 (36.19%) F5
4 15 (14.29%) Huawei
5 9 (8.57%) NetScout
6 7 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.76%) BMC
7 5 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 5 (4.76%) VMware
7 5 (4.76%) SevOne
8 4 (3.81%) HP
9 2 (1.90%) Foundry
9 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.90%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.90%) Dell
9 2 (1.90%) Nortel
9 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.95%) Aruba
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: To £55,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago