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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 155 149 155
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 18 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.091% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.19% 0.85% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
430 351 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.51% 10.67% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 287 229 270
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +20 10 £40,000 -28.57%
Edinburgh -6 4 £32,500 - 1
Stirling - 2 £47,500 -
Fife - 1 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 45 (93.75%) Cisco
2 42 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (85.42%) WAN
4 39 (81.25%) OSPF
5 29 (60.42%) CCNA
6 28 (58.33%) TCP/IP
7 27 (56.25%) VPN
8 25 (52.08%) CCNP
9 22 (45.83%) MPLS
10 21 (43.75%) LAN
11 20 (41.67%) Windows
12 18 (37.50%) ADSL
12 18 (37.50%) Ethernet
12 18 (37.50%) SNMP
12 18 (37.50%) SHDSL
13 17 (35.42%) Firewall
14 14 (29.17%) Service Delivery
15 13 (27.08%) PPP
15 13 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (25.00%) CHAP
16 12 (25.00%) L2TP
17 10 (20.83%) Frame Relay
18 9 (18.75%) IPsec
18 9 (18.75%) Project Management
18 9 (18.75%) VSAT
19 8 (16.67%) SSL
20 7 (14.58%) Wireless
20 7 (14.58%) Internet
21 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 41 (85.42%) WAN
2 39 (81.25%) OSPF
3 28 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 27 (56.25%) VPN
5 22 (45.83%) MPLS
6 21 (43.75%) LAN
7 18 (37.50%) ADSL
7 18 (37.50%) Ethernet
7 18 (37.50%) SNMP
7 18 (37.50%) SHDSL
8 17 (35.42%) Firewall
9 13 (27.08%) PPP
9 13 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (25.00%) CHAP
10 12 (25.00%) L2TP
11 10 (20.83%) Frame Relay
12 9 (18.75%) IPsec
12 9 (18.75%) VSAT
13 8 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Multimedia
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 17 (35.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (29.17%) Field Engineer
4 13 (27.08%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (20.83%) Analyst
6 9 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (18.75%) Network Analyst
6 9 (18.75%) Senior Network Analyst
6 9 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 8 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
7 8 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 8 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
7 8 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
7 8 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Field Service Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco Support
9 2 (4.17%) Support Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Network Support
9 2 (4.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
1 2 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.08%) Statistics
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) CentOS
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Service Delivery
2 9 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.17%) Network Design
4 2 (4.17%) Network Management
4 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (60.42%) CCNA
3 25 (52.08%) CCNP
4 4 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (4.17%) HP NNM
3 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 45 (93.75%) Cisco
2 4 (8.33%) HP
2 4 (8.33%) Juniper
3 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.17%) F5
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) BMC
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy
5 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
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