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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 64 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 6 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.99% 1.84% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 5.81% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 15
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -4.44%
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
171 155 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.26% 31.63% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 123 137 106
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) CCNP
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (75.00%) Network Security
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (68.75%) OSPF
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (50.00%) F5
5 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (50.00%) Nokia
5 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (50.00%) CCIE
5 8 (50.00%) CCSA
5 8 (50.00%) CCSE
6 7 (43.75%) Juniper
6 7 (43.75%) MPLS
7 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
7 5 (31.25%) VPLS
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) WAAS
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) VLAN
8 4 (25.00%) Network Design
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) CCNA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Network Security
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (68.75%) OSPF
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) MPLS
6 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
6 5 (31.25%) VPLS
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) VLAN
7 4 (25.00%) WAAS
8 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 4 (25.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) IP Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (100.00%) CCNP
2 8 (50.00%) CCIE
2 8 (50.00%) CCSA
2 8 (50.00%) CCSE
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Nokia
2 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (50.00%) F5
3 7 (43.75%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) VMware