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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 152 143 157
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing BGP 15 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.29% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 2.72% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 1
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -34.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
479 331 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.82% 10.70% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 307 222 283
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +19 8 £40,000 -28.57%
Edinburgh -3 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Stirling - 2 £47,500 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 28 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (84.38%) OSPF
4 26 (81.25%) WAN
5 22 (68.75%) CCNP
6 19 (59.38%) MPLS
7 18 (56.25%) CCNA
8 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
8 15 (46.88%) VPN
9 11 (34.38%) SHDSL
9 11 (34.38%) SNMP
9 11 (34.38%) Ethernet
9 11 (34.38%) ADSL
10 10 (31.25%) Firewall
10 10 (31.25%) Frame Relay
11 9 (28.13%) IPsec
11 9 (28.13%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (28.13%) L2TP
11 9 (28.13%) LAN
11 9 (28.13%) PPP
11 9 (28.13%) CHAP
11 9 (28.13%) VSAT
12 8 (25.00%) SSL
13 7 (21.88%) Project Management
13 7 (21.88%) Windows
13 7 (21.88%) Internet
13 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (15.63%) VoIP
14 5 (15.63%) SSH
14 5 (15.63%) VLAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (84.38%) OSPF
2 26 (81.25%) WAN
3 19 (59.38%) MPLS
4 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
4 15 (46.88%) VPN
5 11 (34.38%) ADSL
5 11 (34.38%) Ethernet
5 11 (34.38%) SNMP
5 11 (34.38%) SHDSL
6 10 (31.25%) Firewall
6 10 (31.25%) Frame Relay
7 9 (28.13%) IPsec
7 9 (28.13%) L2TP
7 9 (28.13%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (28.13%) VSAT
7 9 (28.13%) PPP
7 9 (28.13%) LAN
7 9 (28.13%) CHAP
8 8 (25.00%) SSL
9 7 (21.88%) Internet
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) Network Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) Senior Network Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 8 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 8 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
5 8 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 8 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Field Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Network Support
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Support
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Project Management
2 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) Network Design
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Network Management
3 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (68.75%) CCNP
3 18 (56.25%) CCNA
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (6.25%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 3 (9.38%) Juniper
2 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
2 3 (9.38%) F5
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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