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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 134 150 159
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs citing BGP 27 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.42% 2.75% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 6
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
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
364 364 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.21% 11.93% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 224 224 273
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
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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
Glasgow 0 16 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Edinburgh +13 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Aberdeen - 2 - -
East Lothian - 2 - -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (92.31%) Cisco
2 32 (82.05%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (76.92%) OSPF
4 23 (58.97%) Firewall
4 23 (58.97%) CCNP
4 23 (58.97%) WAN
5 22 (56.41%) MPLS
6 18 (46.15%) LAN
6 18 (46.15%) TCP/IP
7 17 (43.59%) EIGRP
8 16 (41.03%) CCNA
8 16 (41.03%) VLAN
8 16 (41.03%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (35.90%) Wireless
10 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
11 12 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (30.77%) Juniper
11 12 (30.77%) VoIP
12 10 (25.64%) Network Design
12 10 (25.64%) VPN
13 9 (23.08%) CCIE
14 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
14 8 (20.51%) Load Balancing
14 8 (20.51%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (17.95%) DNS
15 7 (17.95%) Network Management
16 6 (15.38%) F5
16 6 (15.38%) HSRP
16 6 (15.38%) FWSM
16 6 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.13%) Lync
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (76.92%) OSPF
2 23 (58.97%) Firewall
2 23 (58.97%) WAN
3 22 (56.41%) MPLS
4 18 (46.15%) LAN
4 18 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 17 (43.59%) EIGRP
6 16 (41.03%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (41.03%) VLAN
7 14 (35.90%) Wireless
8 12 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (30.77%) VoIP
9 10 (25.64%) VPN
10 8 (20.51%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (17.95%) DNS
12 6 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (15.38%) FWSM
12 6 (15.38%) HSRP
12 6 (15.38%) IPsec
12 6 (15.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Back Office
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Network Support
4 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Switch Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Data Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Network Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Security Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.13%) COM
3 1 (2.56%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) SecurID
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) CentOS
3 2 (5.13%) Debian
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Network Design
2 8 (20.51%) Load Balancing
3 7 (17.95%) Network Management
4 5 (12.82%) High Availability
5 4 (10.26%) Change Control
5 4 (10.26%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) Facilities Management
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Presales
7 2 (5.13%) Process Management
7 2 (5.13%) Software License Management
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
8 1 (2.56%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.56%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (82.05%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (58.97%) CCNP
3 16 (41.03%) CCNA
4 9 (23.08%) CCIE
5 6 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (5.13%) CCDA
6 2 (5.13%) CCENT
6 2 (5.13%) CCSP
6 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.13%) JNCIE
6 2 (5.13%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.13%) JNCIS
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (5.13%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.13%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (5.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (92.31%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) Juniper
3 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.38%) F5
5 4 (10.26%) Fortinet
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) Red Box
6 3 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (5.13%) BT
7 2 (5.13%) CA
7 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.13%) Progress
7 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.13%) VMware
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya
8 1 (2.56%) Facebook
8 1 (2.56%) Google
8 1 (2.56%) Nortel
8 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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