The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 54 77 115
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +38
Permanent jobs citing BGP 90 62 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.61% 2.90% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.78% 7.41% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 25
Average salary £48,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
764 837 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.61% 39.20% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 512 641 508
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 120 (97.56%) Cisco
2 114 (92.68%) OSPF
3 101 (82.11%) Firewall
4 88 (71.54%) MPLS
5 68 (55.28%) DNS
6 63 (51.22%) Network Management
7 58 (47.15%) SNMP
7 58 (47.15%) Internet
7 58 (47.15%) VoIP
8 54 (43.90%) Telecoms
9 50 (40.65%) Retail
9 50 (40.65%) Broadband
10 49 (39.84%) Billing
10 49 (39.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 47 (38.21%) Cisco Certification
12 46 (37.40%) Smartphone
13 42 (34.15%) Juniper
14 36 (29.27%) CCNP
15 32 (26.02%) F5
16 31 (25.20%) WAN
17 29 (23.58%) CCIE
18 28 (22.76%) TCP/IP
19 26 (21.14%) CheckPoint
20 25 (20.33%) LAN
20 25 (20.33%) Perl
21 24 (19.51%) SMTP
21 24 (19.51%) EIGRP
21 24 (19.51%) IPsec
22 23 (18.70%) VPN
23 20 (16.26%) Network Security

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (8.94%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.07%) IIS
3 4 (3.25%) Apache
3 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.63%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (92.68%) OSPF
2 101 (82.11%) Firewall
3 88 (71.54%) MPLS
4 68 (55.28%) DNS
5 58 (47.15%) SNMP
5 58 (47.15%) Internet
5 58 (47.15%) VoIP
6 50 (40.65%) Broadband
7 49 (39.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (25.20%) WAN
9 28 (22.76%) TCP/IP
10 25 (20.33%) LAN
11 24 (19.51%) SMTP
11 24 (19.51%) EIGRP
11 24 (19.51%) IPsec
12 23 (18.70%) VPN
13 20 (16.26%) Network Security
14 19 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (14.63%) TACACS
15 18 (14.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.76%) MySQL
2 9 (7.32%) SQL Server
General
1 54 (43.90%) Telecoms
2 50 (40.65%) Retail
3 49 (39.84%) Billing
4 12 (9.76%) Finance
5 5 (4.07%) Back Office
6 2 (1.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 36 (29.27%) IP Engineer
3 35 (28.46%) Security Engineer
4 31 (25.20%) Senior IP Engineer
5 30 (24.39%) Design Engineer
5 30 (24.39%) Senior Design Engineer
6 22 (17.89%) Senior Security Engineer
7 16 (13.01%) Technical Design Authority
8 13 (10.57%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (8.13%) Firewall Engineer
10 10 (8.13%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (8.13%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (4.88%) Network Consultant
12 6 (4.88%) Consultant
13 5 (4.07%) Security Consultant
13 5 (4.07%) Network Security Consultant
13 5 (4.07%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.94%) SOAP
2 4 (3.25%) .NET
3 2 (1.63%) CGI
4 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 46 (37.40%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.25%) Open Source
3 2 (1.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) UNIX
2 15 (12.20%) Linux
3 12 (9.76%) CentOS
4 2 (1.63%) Debian
5 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.22%) Network Management
2 19 (15.45%) Load Balancing
3 16 (13.01%) Network Design
4 11 (8.94%) Capacity Management
5 9 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.50%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.88%) ITIL
7 6 (4.88%) Release Management
8 4 (3.25%) CRM
8 4 (3.25%) Change Management
8 4 (3.25%) Project Management
9 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.63%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (1.63%) Validation
9 2 (1.63%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (1.63%) Project Planning
9 2 (1.63%) Stress Testing
9 2 (1.63%) Product Management
9 2 (1.63%) Network Architecture
9 2 (1.63%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.33%) Perl
2 12 (9.76%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.07%) Python
4 4 (3.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (38.21%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (29.27%) CCNP
3 29 (23.58%) CCIE
4 18 (14.63%) CCIP
5 15 (12.20%) CCNA
6 11 (8.94%) CCSP
7 9 (7.32%) RHCE
8 8 (6.50%) CCDP
9 7 (5.69%) JNCIA
10 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
11 5 (4.07%) Degree
12 2 (1.63%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.81%) CCSA
13 1 (0.81%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.81%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Sendmail
1 2 (1.63%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) HP NNM
1 15 (12.20%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (7.32%) Puppet
3 5 (4.07%) Netcool
4 4 (3.25%) OpenView
5 3 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.63%) Nagios
6 2 (1.63%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.81%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.81%) Cacti
Vendors
1 120 (97.56%) Cisco
2 42 (34.15%) Juniper
3 32 (26.02%) F5
4 26 (21.14%) CheckPoint
5 18 (14.63%) HP
6 12 (9.76%) Red Hat
7 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.07%) Redback
9 3 (2.44%) Foundry
9 3 (2.44%) WatchGuard
9 3 (2.44%) Huawei
9 3 (2.44%) Citrix
10 2 (1.63%) Nortel
10 2 (1.63%) BT
10 2 (1.63%) ZyXEL
10 2 (1.63%) Draytek
10 2 (1.63%) NetScout
11 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.81%) Riverbed
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