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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 128 137 152
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 8 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.89% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 7.12% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 8
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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
284 365 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.36% 12.44% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 188 228 223
Median salary £40,561 £40,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.46% +8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
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 21 February 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 +1 2 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 36 (97.30%) OSPF
2 35 (94.59%) Cisco
3 33 (89.19%) MPLS
4 32 (86.49%) LAN
5 31 (83.78%) WAN
6 29 (78.38%) EIGRP
7 24 (64.86%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (59.46%) Firewall
9 20 (54.05%) CheckPoint
10 19 (51.35%) Data Centre
11 17 (45.95%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (45.95%) Wireless
12 16 (43.24%) Network Design
13 15 (40.54%) Finance
14 14 (37.84%) Fortinet
15 13 (35.14%) CCNP
15 13 (35.14%) Ethernet
16 12 (32.43%) DNS
16 12 (32.43%) CCNA
16 12 (32.43%) VLAN
16 12 (32.43%) F5
16 12 (32.43%) Spanning Tree
17 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
17 11 (29.73%) CCIE
17 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
18 10 (27.03%) SNA
18 10 (27.03%) DHCP
18 10 (27.03%) Nokia
18 10 (27.03%) High Availability
18 10 (27.03%) DMVPN

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 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (97.30%) OSPF
2 33 (89.19%) MPLS
3 32 (86.49%) LAN
4 31 (83.78%) WAN
5 29 (78.38%) EIGRP
6 22 (59.46%) Firewall
7 17 (45.95%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (45.95%) Wireless
8 13 (35.14%) Ethernet
9 12 (32.43%) DNS
9 12 (32.43%) Spanning Tree
9 12 (32.43%) VLAN
10 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
11 10 (27.03%) DHCP
11 10 (27.03%) DMVPN
11 10 (27.03%) SNA
12 9 (24.32%) Internet
13 8 (21.62%) IPsec
13 8 (21.62%) VPN
14 7 (18.92%) 802.11
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Consultant
2 10 (27.03%) Data Consultant
2 10 (27.03%) Data Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Data Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Network Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Network Support
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) 802.1X
2 6 (16.22%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Data Centre
2 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) CentOS
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Network Design
2 10 (27.03%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (27.03%) High Availability
3 9 (24.32%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (21.62%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) Change Management
5 7 (18.92%) Time Management
6 3 (8.11%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.11%) Network Management
6 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.41%) Coaching
8 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security
8 1 (2.70%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (35.14%) CCNP
3 12 (32.43%) CCNA
4 11 (29.73%) CCIE
5 6 (16.22%) Degree
6 2 (5.41%) CCSE
7 1 (2.70%) CCENT
7 1 (2.70%) CCMSE
7 1 (2.70%) CCSM
7 1 (2.70%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Cacti
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.41%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) CheckPoint
3 14 (37.84%) Fortinet
4 12 (32.43%) F5
5 10 (27.03%) Nokia
6 7 (18.92%) Citrix
6 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.11%) Juniper
8 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.70%) jetNEXUS
9 1 (2.70%) Progress
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