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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 90 70 104
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +34
Permanent jobs citing BGP 52 73 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.01% 2.95% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.54% 9.38% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 44 53 22
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,500 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
795 778 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.78% 31.46% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 432 544 412
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
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 24 October 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 110 (100.00%) OSPF
2 101 (91.82%) Cisco
3 97 (88.18%) Firewall
4 74 (67.27%) MPLS
5 69 (62.73%) Juniper
6 56 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (48.18%) DNS
8 48 (43.64%) SNMP
8 48 (43.64%) TCP/IP
9 46 (41.82%) F5
10 44 (40.00%) CCNP
11 43 (39.09%) EIGRP
12 41 (37.27%) VPN
13 39 (35.45%) Network Management
14 35 (31.82%) SSL
15 34 (30.91%) Huawei
16 32 (29.09%) VoIP
16 32 (29.09%) Load Balancing
16 32 (29.09%) Network Security
17 31 (28.18%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (24.55%) IPsec
19 26 (23.64%) Telecoms
19 26 (23.64%) Capacity Management
20 24 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (21.82%) WAN
20 24 (21.82%) CheckPoint
21 22 (20.00%) IGRP
22 20 (18.18%) Internet
22 20 (18.18%) IPv6
22 20 (18.18%) Mentoring

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (8.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (100.00%) OSPF
2 97 (88.18%) Firewall
3 74 (67.27%) MPLS
4 53 (48.18%) DNS
5 48 (43.64%) SNMP
5 48 (43.64%) TCP/IP
6 43 (39.09%) EIGRP
7 41 (37.27%) VPN
8 35 (31.82%) SSL
9 32 (29.09%) VoIP
9 32 (29.09%) Network Security
10 31 (28.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 27 (24.55%) IPsec
12 24 (21.82%) WAN
13 22 (20.00%) IGRP
14 20 (18.18%) IPv6
14 20 (18.18%) Internet
15 19 (17.27%) PPP
16 18 (16.36%) 3G
16 18 (16.36%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) MySQL
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (23.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (33.64%) Network Engineer
2 23 (20.91%) Security Engineer
3 20 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (15.45%) Design Engineer
4 17 (15.45%) Senior Design Engineer
5 15 (13.64%) IP Engineer
5 15 (13.64%) Senior IP Engineer
6 14 (12.73%) Team Leader
7 12 (10.91%) Network Consultant
7 12 (10.91%) Consultant
8 11 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
9 10 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
10 9 (8.18%) Technical Design Authority
10 9 (8.18%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (7.27%) Security Consultant
11 8 (7.27%) Network Security Consultant
12 6 (5.45%) Network Architect
12 6 (5.45%) Architect
13 5 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
13 5 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.82%) SecurID
3 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) UNIX
2 4 (3.64%) Linux
3 3 (2.73%) CentOS
4 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.45%) Network Management
2 32 (29.09%) Load Balancing
3 26 (23.64%) Capacity Management
4 20 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 17 (15.45%) Problem Management
5 17 (15.45%) Validation
6 10 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
7 9 (8.18%) Network Design
7 9 (8.18%) ITIL
7 9 (8.18%) Project Management
8 8 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (6.36%) Line Management
9 7 (6.36%) Change Management
10 5 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.64%) Migration
11 4 (3.64%) SIEM
11 4 (3.64%) Change Control
12 3 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (1.82%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.55%) Perl
2 3 (2.73%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.82%) Python
3 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (40.00%) CCNP
3 14 (12.73%) CCIE
4 10 (9.09%) CCNA
5 9 (8.18%) CCIP
6 4 (3.64%) CCSP
6 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.73%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.82%) Degree
8 2 (1.82%) CCDP
8 2 (1.82%) CISSP
9 1 (0.91%) RHCE
9 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.91%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 9 (8.18%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (8.18%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.91%) Puppet
3 1 (0.91%) Netcool
3 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 101 (91.82%) Cisco
2 69 (62.73%) Juniper
3 46 (41.82%) F5
4 34 (30.91%) Huawei
5 24 (21.82%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.09%) HP
7 6 (5.45%) NetScout
7 6 (5.45%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.55%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.64%) SevOne
9 4 (3.64%) BMC
10 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.82%) AlgoSec
11 2 (1.82%) Tufin
12 1 (0.91%) Aruba
12 1 (0.91%) Nortel
12 1 (0.91%) Riverbed
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