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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 62 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +13
Permanent jobs citing BGP 83 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.95% 1.87% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.39% 6.28% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 74 34 27
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £27,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,750 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +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
620 716 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.50% 29.78% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 474 406 518
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 118 (86.76%) Cisco
2 105 (77.21%) OSPF
3 104 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
4 99 (72.79%) MPLS
5 90 (66.18%) CCNP
6 80 (58.82%) Firewall
7 69 (50.74%) VPN
8 67 (49.26%) Juniper
9 64 (47.06%) WAN
10 50 (36.76%) Data Centre
11 49 (36.03%) TCP/IP
12 48 (35.29%) F5
13 47 (34.56%) Linux
14 44 (32.35%) VMware
15 40 (29.41%) Wireless
15 40 (29.41%) IPsec
15 40 (29.41%) VoIP
15 40 (29.41%) IPv4
16 38 (27.94%) CheckPoint
17 36 (26.47%) Telecoms
17 36 (26.47%) VLAN
18 34 (25.00%) LAN
19 33 (24.26%) CCIE
19 33 (24.26%) Cisco ASA
20 32 (23.53%) IPv6
20 32 (23.53%) Perl
21 31 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
22 30 (22.06%) Cisco Nexus
22 30 (22.06%) DNS
22 30 (22.06%) CCNA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (8.82%) OpenStack
2 10 (7.35%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) IIS
3 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (77.21%) OSPF
2 99 (72.79%) MPLS
3 80 (58.82%) Firewall
4 69 (50.74%) VPN
5 64 (47.06%) WAN
6 49 (36.03%) TCP/IP
7 40 (29.41%) IPsec
7 40 (29.41%) IPv4
7 40 (29.41%) VoIP
7 40 (29.41%) Wireless
8 36 (26.47%) VLAN
9 34 (25.00%) LAN
10 33 (24.26%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (23.53%) IPv6
12 30 (22.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 30 (22.06%) DNS
13 29 (21.32%) EIGRP
14 25 (18.38%) SSL
15 20 (14.71%) BIG-IP
16 15 (11.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 36 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.03%) Finance
3 6 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.21%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 98 (72.06%) Network Engineer
2 48 (35.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 34 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 34 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 17 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 17 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 16 (11.76%) Wireless Engineer
6 14 (10.29%) Data Network Engineer
6 14 (10.29%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (9.56%) Network Support
7 13 (9.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 13 (9.56%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Network Manager
8 10 (7.35%) Senior IT Support
8 10 (7.35%) Senior Network Support
8 10 (7.35%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.35%) LAMP
2 9 (6.62%) CSS
3 3 (2.21%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (2.21%) Web Services
4 2 (1.47%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 50 (36.76%) Data Centre
2 17 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.29%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.47%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.56%) Linux
2 16 (11.76%) CentOS
2 16 (11.76%) Unix
3 10 (7.35%) Debian
4 8 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (1.47%) OpenBSD
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.91%) Migration
1 23 (16.91%) Network Management
2 22 (16.18%) ITIL
3 21 (15.44%) Load Balancing
4 17 (12.50%) Fault Management
4 17 (12.50%) High Availability
5 12 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 11 (8.09%) Network Design
7 10 (7.35%) ITIL V3
8 9 (6.62%) Change Management
9 6 (4.41%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.41%) ITSM
9 6 (4.41%) Network Architecture
9 6 (4.41%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (4.41%) Open Source
9 6 (4.41%) Presales
9 6 (4.41%) Service Management
10 5 (3.68%) Project Management
11 4 (2.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.53%) Perl
2 16 (11.76%) Python
3 14 (10.29%) Bash Shell
4 12 (8.82%) PHP
5 10 (7.35%) PHP 5
6 6 (4.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 104 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (66.18%) CCNP
3 33 (24.26%) CCIE
4 30 (22.06%) CCNA
5 21 (15.44%) SC Cleared
5 21 (15.44%) Security Cleared
6 15 (11.03%) Degree
7 14 (10.29%) JNCIP
8 12 (8.82%) Check Point Certification
9 10 (7.35%) CCSP
10 6 (4.41%) CCDP
10 6 (4.41%) CCNP Voice
10 6 (4.41%) CCVP
10 6 (4.41%) JNCIE
11 5 (3.68%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.94%) CCIP
13 3 (2.21%) CCDA
14 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) SAS 70
System Software
1 31 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.88%) iptables
3 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (10.29%) Puppet
2 8 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.41%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (2.21%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.47%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.74%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 118 (86.76%) Cisco
2 67 (49.26%) Juniper
3 48 (35.29%) F5
4 44 (32.35%) VMware
5 38 (27.94%) CheckPoint
6 17 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 14 (10.29%) Forcepoint
7 14 (10.29%) ION Trading
8 13 (9.56%) NetScout
9 7 (5.15%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.15%) Palo Alto
10 6 (4.41%) Blue Coat
10 6 (4.41%) Huawei
11 5 (3.68%) Radware
12 4 (2.94%) Foundry
12 4 (2.94%) Nortel
13 3 (2.21%) EMC
13 3 (2.21%) Mitel
14 2 (1.47%) Dell
14 2 (1.47%) Tripwire
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