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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 132 148 162
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Permanent jobs citing BGP 26 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 3.64% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 11
Median salary £41,250 £46,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% +16.25%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +13.52%
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
338 385 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.79% 12.07% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 204 265 283
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram 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 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 14 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Falkirk - 5 £42,500 -
Glasgow -4 4 £37,500 -19.35% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £27,500 -
West Lothian +4 1 £70,000 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 48 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 48 (88.89%) OSPF
2 47 (87.04%) Cisco
3 43 (79.63%) CCNP
4 36 (66.67%) EIGRP
5 35 (64.81%) Firewall
6 33 (61.11%) Wireless
6 33 (61.11%) CCNA
6 33 (61.11%) TCP/IP
6 33 (61.11%) LAN
6 33 (61.11%) WAN
7 30 (55.56%) CheckPoint
7 30 (55.56%) MPLS
8 29 (53.70%) Network Design
9 26 (48.15%) Fortinet
10 24 (44.44%) Data Centre
11 23 (42.59%) Finance
11 23 (42.59%) DNS
12 22 (40.74%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (38.89%) CCIE
14 20 (37.04%) DHCP
15 19 (35.19%) SNA
15 19 (35.19%) High Availability
15 19 (35.19%) DMVPN
15 19 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (22.22%) Ethernet
17 11 (20.37%) VoIP
18 10 (18.52%) Juniper
19 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
19 8 (14.81%) WLAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (88.89%) OSPF
2 36 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 35 (64.81%) Firewall
4 33 (61.11%) LAN
4 33 (61.11%) TCP/IP
4 33 (61.11%) WAN
4 33 (61.11%) Wireless
5 30 (55.56%) MPLS
6 23 (42.59%) DNS
7 22 (40.74%) Cisco IOS
8 20 (37.04%) DHCP
9 19 (35.19%) DMVPN
9 19 (35.19%) SNA
10 12 (22.22%) Ethernet
11 11 (20.37%) VoIP
12 8 (14.81%) ADSL
12 8 (14.81%) WLAN
13 7 (12.96%) HSRP
13 7 (12.96%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Consultant
1 19 (35.19%) Data Consultant
1 19 (35.19%) Network Consultant
2 16 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) Senior Network Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Network Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Network Manager
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) IT Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Broadband Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.85%) COM
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 19 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) CCTV
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
1 6 (11.11%) Unix
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) CentOS
2 1 (1.85%) Debian
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Network Design
2 19 (35.19%) High Availability
3 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.11%) Process Management
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.70%) Coaching
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL V2
6 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.70%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (79.63%) CCNP
3 33 (61.11%) CCNA
4 21 (38.89%) CCIE
5 3 (5.56%) CCDA
5 3 (5.56%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.70%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (3.70%) CCDP
6 2 (3.70%) CCENT
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) CCSP
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) Firmware
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (3.70%) WMI
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (87.04%) Cisco
2 30 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 26 (48.15%) Fortinet
4 10 (18.52%) Juniper
5 6 (11.11%) Aruba
5 6 (11.11%) Motorola
5 6 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (5.56%) Avaya
6 3 (5.56%) F5
7 2 (3.70%) Progress
8 1 (1.85%) CA
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto