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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 154 146 153
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 6 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.76% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 6.94% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 6
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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
393 432 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.62% 10.92% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 256 328 238
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,600 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -1 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 -
Stirling - 1 £57,500 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) MPLS
3 10 (62.50%) OSPF
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) CCNP
5 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
6 7 (43.75%) ADSL
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (43.75%) F5
7 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
7 6 (37.50%) SHDSL
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) DNS
8 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
9 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (25.00%) SIEM
9 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (25.00%) SSL
9 4 (25.00%) CCNA
9 4 (25.00%) Juniper
9 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) VMware
10 3 (18.75%) ITSM
10 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) MPLS
2 10 (62.50%) OSPF
2 10 (62.50%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) ADSL
4 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (37.50%) SHDSL
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) SSL
7 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (18.75%) DWDM
8 3 (18.75%) IPv6
8 3 (18.75%) VoIP
9 2 (12.50%) Internet
9 2 (12.50%) IPv4
9 2 (12.50%) VPN
9 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (12.50%) Local Government
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (25.00%) SIEM
3 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (6.25%) OPNET
1 1 (6.25%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) F5
3 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) BT
7 1 (6.25%) Nokia
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya
Linlithgow
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago