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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 112 154 156
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 29 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.15% 2.98% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 8
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £20,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,200 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
356 369 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.00% 11.89% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 232 235 287
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £50,000 £50,000
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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +28 18 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Glasgow +15 1 £35,000 +0.71%
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 45 (88.24%) OSPF
2 44 (86.27%) EIGRP
2 44 (86.27%) Cisco
3 41 (80.39%) MPLS
4 39 (76.47%) LAN
4 39 (76.47%) WAN
5 38 (74.51%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (66.67%) Firewall
7 32 (62.75%) CheckPoint
8 29 (56.86%) CCNP
9 27 (52.94%) Wireless
9 27 (52.94%) Finance
10 26 (50.98%) Data Centre
10 26 (50.98%) TCP/IP
11 25 (49.02%) CCNA
12 24 (47.06%) Network Design
12 24 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (41.18%) Fortinet
13 21 (41.18%) DNS
14 19 (37.25%) Ethernet
14 19 (37.25%) CCIE
15 18 (35.29%) DHCP
15 18 (35.29%) SNA
15 18 (35.29%) High Availability
15 18 (35.29%) DMVPN
15 18 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
17 11 (21.57%) Spanning Tree
17 11 (21.57%) F5
17 11 (21.57%) VLAN

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 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (88.24%) OSPF
2 44 (86.27%) EIGRP
3 41 (80.39%) MPLS
4 39 (76.47%) LAN
4 39 (76.47%) WAN
5 34 (66.67%) Firewall
6 27 (52.94%) Wireless
7 26 (50.98%) TCP/IP
8 24 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
9 21 (41.18%) DNS
10 19 (37.25%) Ethernet
11 18 (35.29%) DHCP
11 18 (35.29%) DMVPN
11 18 (35.29%) SNA
12 11 (21.57%) Spanning Tree
12 11 (21.57%) VLAN
13 10 (19.61%) Internet
14 9 (17.65%) Network Security
15 7 (13.73%) NetScaler
15 7 (13.73%) Wireshark
General
1 27 (52.94%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Network Engineer
2 18 (35.29%) Consultant
2 18 (35.29%) Data Consultant
2 18 (35.29%) Network Consultant
3 10 (19.61%) Data Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Data Network Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Network Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Network Specialist
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Technical Support Executive
6 1 (1.96%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) 802.1X
2 6 (11.76%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.98%) Data Centre
2 18 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Network Design
2 18 (35.29%) High Availability
3 10 (19.61%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 8 (15.69%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (15.69%) Project Management
6 7 (13.73%) Change Management
6 7 (13.73%) Time Management
7 3 (5.88%) Coaching
7 3 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.92%) Network Management
8 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.96%) Investment Management
9 1 (1.96%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 38 (74.51%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (56.86%) CCNP
3 25 (49.02%) CCNA
4 19 (37.25%) CCIE
5 6 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (3.92%) CCSE
7 1 (1.96%) CCMSE
7 1 (1.96%) CCSM
7 1 (1.96%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Firmware
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Cacti
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (86.27%) Cisco
2 32 (62.75%) CheckPoint
3 21 (41.18%) Fortinet
4 11 (21.57%) F5
5 10 (19.61%) Nokia
6 7 (13.73%) Citrix
6 7 (13.73%) SolarWinds
7 5 (9.80%) VMware
8 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.92%) Juniper