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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 147 151 136
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 9 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 2.12% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 8
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £53,950
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
355 378 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.49% 11.65% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 216 271 304
Average salary £37,500 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £24,902 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Glasgow +14 6 £37,500 - 1
Edinburgh +9 2 £45,000 -14.28%
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) MPLS
3 6 (46.15%) OSPF
3 6 (46.15%) VoIP
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
4 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 5 (38.46%) VLAN
5 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 4 (30.77%) F5
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) SSL
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) ADSL
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) SSH
6 3 (23.08%) Fortinet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) MPLS
2 6 (46.15%) OSPF
2 6 (46.15%) VoIP
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
3 5 (38.46%) VLAN
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) ADSL
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) SSH
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) SHDSL
6 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) BT
5 1 (7.69%) Splunk
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
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