The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 17 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 150 151 130
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Permanent jobs citing BGP 30 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 0.29% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.65% 1.94% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 26
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -13.58%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
451 463 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.11% 14.84% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 342 245 350
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
UK

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BGP
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Scotland region.

BGP Salary Trend in Scotland

BGP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Scotland

BGP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 15 £40,000 - 1
Highlands - 5 £30,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 5 £30,000 -
Scottish Borders - 3 £30,000 -
Aberdeen -1 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £32,500 -
Fife - 1 - -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 34 (91.89%) Cisco
2 31 (83.78%) WAN
3 30 (81.08%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (81.08%) OSPF
4 27 (72.97%) TCP/IP
5 20 (54.05%) LAN
6 19 (51.35%) Windows
6 19 (51.35%) SNMP
7 18 (48.65%) Ethernet
7 18 (48.65%) VPN
7 18 (48.65%) ADSL
7 18 (48.65%) SHDSL
8 15 (40.54%) CCNA
9 14 (37.84%) Service Delivery
9 14 (37.84%) CCNP
10 13 (35.14%) MPLS
10 13 (35.14%) PPP
11 12 (32.43%) L2TP
11 12 (32.43%) CHAP
11 12 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (32.43%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (29.73%) Firewall
13 10 (27.03%) Wireless
14 9 (24.32%) Project Management
15 5 (13.51%) Network Security
15 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
15 5 (13.51%) DNS
15 5 (13.51%) DHCP
16 4 (10.81%) SLA
16 4 (10.81%) Microsoft

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) WAN
2 30 (81.08%) OSPF
3 27 (72.97%) TCP/IP
4 20 (54.05%) LAN
5 19 (51.35%) SNMP
6 18 (48.65%) ADSL
6 18 (48.65%) VPN
6 18 (48.65%) Ethernet
6 18 (48.65%) SHDSL
7 13 (35.14%) PPP
7 13 (35.14%) MPLS
8 12 (32.43%) L2TP
8 12 (32.43%) CHAP
8 12 (32.43%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (29.73%) Firewall
10 10 (27.03%) Wireless
11 5 (13.51%) DHCP
11 5 (13.51%) DNS
11 5 (13.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 14 (37.84%) Field Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Support
8 2 (5.41%) IT Support
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Support Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Network Support
9 1 (2.70%) Network Architect
9 1 (2.70%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Architect
9 1 (2.70%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.70%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) CentOS
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Service Delivery
2 9 (24.32%) Project Management
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.70%) Network Management
4 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (40.54%) CCNA
3 14 (37.84%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) CCIE
4 1 (2.70%) CCDP
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Cisco
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Dell
4 2 (5.41%) Juniper
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) BMC
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (DOE), plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago