The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 50 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing BGP 4 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.92% 0.79% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 2.76% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 15
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
107 181 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.60% 28.50% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 98 141 127
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 August 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 Slough region with a requirement for BGP.

1 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) CCVP
2 9 (90.00%) Wireless
2 9 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (90.00%) EIGRP
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) CCSP
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) F5
2 9 (90.00%) 802.1X
2 9 (90.00%) Palo Alto
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 8 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (80.00%) SolarWinds
3 8 (80.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (70.00%) Change Management
4 7 (70.00%) Data Security
4 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 7 (70.00%) Firmware
4 7 (70.00%) TACACS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 9 (90.00%) EIGRP
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) FWSM
3 7 (70.00%) TACACS
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (70.00%) Change Management
2 7 (70.00%) Data Security
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 7 (70.00%) Network Management
3 6 (60.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) CCSP
1 9 (90.00%) CCVP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) F5
2 9 (90.00%) Palo Alto
3 8 (80.00%) SolarWinds