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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 150 153 160
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 13 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.47% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.50% 3.80% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 4
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £36,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £46,000 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
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
371 447 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.74% 12.28% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 247 287 218
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
West Lothian - 7 £22,500 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £46,500 - 3
Edinburgh -1 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Aberdeen +8 1 £50,000 +25.00%
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) WAN
3 14 (70.00%) OSPF
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
5 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (50.00%) Juniper
6 10 (50.00%) F5
7 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (45.00%) MPLS
8 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
8 8 (40.00%) RIP
8 8 (40.00%) Network Management
8 8 (40.00%) Degree
9 7 (35.00%) VLAN
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (35.00%) CCNP
10 6 (30.00%) Oracle
10 6 (30.00%) LAN
10 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
10 6 (30.00%) NetScreen
10 6 (30.00%) NX-OS
10 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
10 6 (30.00%) Wireshark
10 6 (30.00%) Junos
10 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
11 5 (25.00%) ADSL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) WAN
2 14 (70.00%) OSPF
3 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (45.00%) MPLS
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (40.00%) RIP
7 7 (35.00%) VLAN
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (30.00%) NX-OS
8 6 (30.00%) Junos
8 6 (30.00%) Wireshark
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
8 6 (30.00%) NetScreen
8 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 6 (30.00%) LAN
9 5 (25.00%) ADSL
9 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Network Management
2 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) SIEM
3 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
3 7 (35.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (5.00%) HP NNM
1 1 (5.00%) WMI
1 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper
2 10 (50.00%) F5
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) Progress
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) HP
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