The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 112 131 151
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +20
Permanent jobs citing BGP 20 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.62% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 5.26% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 8
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.49%

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
360 342 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.04% 11.83% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 240 221 217
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

BGP Salary Histogram in Scotland

BGP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 8 £55,000 +10.00%
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 - 1
Strathclyde - 1 - -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for BGP.

1 40 (93.02%) OSPF
2 39 (90.70%) Cisco
3 37 (86.05%) MPLS
4 36 (83.72%) LAN
5 35 (81.40%) WAN
6 34 (79.07%) EIGRP
7 30 (69.77%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (65.12%) Firewall
9 25 (58.14%) CheckPoint
10 22 (51.16%) Data Centre
11 20 (46.51%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (46.51%) Wireless
11 20 (46.51%) Finance
12 19 (44.19%) CCNP
12 19 (44.19%) Network Design
13 18 (41.86%) Fortinet
14 17 (39.53%) CCNA
14 17 (39.53%) TCP/IP
15 16 (37.21%) Ethernet
15 16 (37.21%) DNS
16 14 (32.56%) CCIE
17 13 (30.23%) SNA
17 13 (30.23%) DHCP
17 13 (30.23%) F5
17 13 (30.23%) High Availability
17 13 (30.23%) DMVPN
17 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (27.91%) Spanning Tree
18 12 (27.91%) VLAN
18 12 (27.91%) Telecoms

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (93.02%) OSPF
2 37 (86.05%) MPLS
3 36 (83.72%) LAN
4 35 (81.40%) WAN
5 34 (79.07%) EIGRP
6 28 (65.12%) Firewall
7 20 (46.51%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (46.51%) Wireless
8 17 (39.53%) TCP/IP
9 16 (37.21%) DNS
9 16 (37.21%) Ethernet
10 13 (30.23%) DHCP
10 13 (30.23%) DMVPN
10 13 (30.23%) SNA
11 12 (27.91%) Spanning Tree
11 12 (27.91%) VLAN
12 10 (23.26%) Internet
13 8 (18.60%) IPsec
13 8 (18.60%) VPN
14 7 (16.28%) 802.11
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Network Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Consultant
2 13 (30.23%) Data Consultant
2 13 (30.23%) Network Consultant
3 10 (23.26%) Data Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Data Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Support Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) 802.1X
2 6 (13.95%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Data Centre
2 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Network Design
2 13 (30.23%) High Availability
3 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (20.93%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (18.60%) Project Management
6 7 (16.28%) Change Management
6 7 (16.28%) Time Management
7 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 3 (6.98%) Coaching
9 3 (6.98%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (6.98%) Network Management
9 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
11 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (2.33%) Information Security
11 1 (2.33%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (44.19%) CCNP
3 17 (39.53%) CCNA
4 14 (32.56%) CCIE
5 6 (13.95%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) CCSE
7 1 (2.33%) CCENT
7 1 (2.33%) CCMSE
7 1 (2.33%) CCSM
7 1 (2.33%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Firmware
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Cacti
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.65%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.33%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 39 (90.70%) Cisco
2 25 (58.14%) CheckPoint
3 18 (41.86%) Fortinet
4 13 (30.23%) F5
5 10 (23.26%) Nokia
6 7 (16.28%) Citrix
6 7 (16.28%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.98%) Juniper
8 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.65%) VMware
9 1 (2.33%) jetNEXUS
9 1 (2.33%) Progress
Livingston, West Lothian
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