The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 45 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing BGP 23 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.08% 3.01% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.55% 12.95% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 3
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £42,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,700 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
BGP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 139 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.65% 23.21% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 109
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

BGP
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Slough region.

BGP Salary Trend in Slough

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 34 (100.00%) OSPF
2 33 (97.06%) Cisco
3 32 (94.12%) VPN
3 32 (94.12%) CCNA
4 31 (91.18%) Firewall
5 30 (88.24%) IPsec
5 30 (88.24%) SSL
6 25 (73.53%) Network Management
7 23 (67.65%) MPLS
8 20 (58.82%) DNS
8 20 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (58.82%) Video Conferencing
8 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
9 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (55.88%) Degree
9 19 (55.88%) VMware
9 19 (55.88%) SLA
9 19 (55.88%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (55.88%) vSphere
9 19 (55.88%) Multicast
10 17 (50.00%) Linux
11 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
12 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 15 (44.12%) Lync
12 15 (44.12%) Zenoss
13 13 (38.24%) Polycom
13 13 (38.24%) Juniper
14 12 (35.29%) CCNP
14 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 15 (44.12%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) OSPF
2 32 (94.12%) VPN
3 31 (91.18%) Firewall
4 30 (88.24%) SSL
4 30 (88.24%) IPsec
5 23 (67.65%) MPLS
6 20 (58.82%) DNS
7 19 (55.88%) Multicast
8 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (32.35%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (32.35%) Network Security
9 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (32.35%) VoIP
10 10 (29.41%) Wireless
11 9 (26.47%) WAN
12 7 (20.59%) LAN
13 1 (2.94%) ISDN
13 1 (2.94%) DHCP
13 1 (2.94%) RIP
13 1 (2.94%) VLAN
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Network Engineer
1 14 (41.18%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Team Leader
4 1 (2.94%) Network Support
4 1 (2.94%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Network Management
2 11 (32.35%) Change Management
3 10 (29.41%) Data Security
4 9 (26.47%) Change Control
4 9 (26.47%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.94%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (94.12%) CCNA
3 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
4 19 (55.88%) Degree
5 12 (35.29%) CCNP
6 11 (32.35%) JNCIA
7 10 (29.41%) CCSP
8 1 (2.94%) CCIE
8 1 (2.94%) CCIP
8 1 (2.94%) RHCE
8 1 (2.94%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (55.88%) SLA
3 10 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (29.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (55.88%) vSphere
1 19 (55.88%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 19 (55.88%) VMware
3 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 13 (38.24%) Juniper
4 13 (38.24%) Polycom
5 11 (32.35%) Avaya
5 11 (32.35%) ServiceNow
6 10 (29.41%) SolarWinds
7 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.94%) Nortel
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