The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 161 144 156
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.42% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 3.89% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -43.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
479 334 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.20% 10.80% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 300 226 269
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £22,743
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen +13 4 £40,000 -
Edinburgh -11 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Stirling - 2 £47,500 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (83.33%) WAN
3 19 (79.17%) OSPF
4 18 (75.00%) CCNP
5 15 (62.50%) MPLS
6 14 (58.33%) CCNA
7 11 (45.83%) VPN
8 10 (41.67%) Frame Relay
9 9 (37.50%) IPsec
9 9 (37.50%) VSAT
10 8 (33.33%) Firewall
10 8 (33.33%) SSL
11 7 (29.17%) Internet
11 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
12 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
12 5 (20.83%) PPP
12 5 (20.83%) SNMP
12 5 (20.83%) ADSL
12 5 (20.83%) LAN
12 5 (20.83%) VoIP
12 5 (20.83%) CHAP
12 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (20.83%) Project Management
12 5 (20.83%) L2TP
12 5 (20.83%) SSH
12 5 (20.83%) VLAN
12 5 (20.83%) SHDSL
12 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (16.67%) Degree

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) WAN
2 19 (79.17%) OSPF
3 15 (62.50%) MPLS
4 11 (45.83%) VPN
5 10 (41.67%) Frame Relay
6 9 (37.50%) IPsec
6 9 (37.50%) VSAT
7 8 (33.33%) Firewall
7 8 (33.33%) SSL
8 7 (29.17%) Internet
8 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) CHAP
9 5 (20.83%) ADSL
9 5 (20.83%) LAN
9 5 (20.83%) VoIP
9 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
9 5 (20.83%) PPP
9 5 (20.83%) SNMP
9 5 (20.83%) L2TP
9 5 (20.83%) SSH
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Senior Network Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Network Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Analyst
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 2 (8.33%) Network Design
2 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.33%) Network Management
2 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (75.00%) CCNP
3 14 (58.33%) CCNA
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (8.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) Juniper
2 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.17%) Splunk
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