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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 54 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 6 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.12% 0.99% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 3.18% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 12
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%
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
110 157 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.48% 30.97% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 78 132 121
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (77.27%) Juniper
2 17 (77.27%) MPLS
2 17 (77.27%) OSPF
3 16 (72.73%) Firewall
3 16 (72.73%) CCIE
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (68.18%) Network Security
4 15 (68.18%) CCSA
4 15 (68.18%) CCSE
4 15 (68.18%) Nokia
4 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
4 15 (68.18%) F5
5 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 7 (31.82%) VPN
6 7 (31.82%) CCNA
6 7 (31.82%) VLAN
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (22.73%) VPLS
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
8 4 (18.18%) Network Design
8 4 (18.18%) IPv6
9 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
10 1 (4.55%) FWSM
10 1 (4.55%) HSRP
10 1 (4.55%) Windows

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) MPLS
1 17 (77.27%) OSPF
2 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (68.18%) Network Security
4 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 7 (31.82%) VPN
5 7 (31.82%) VLAN
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (22.73%) VPLS
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
7 4 (18.18%) IPv6
8 1 (4.55%) FWSM
8 1 (4.55%) HSRP
8 1 (4.55%) LAN
8 1 (4.55%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Network Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IP Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Support
4 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Debian
1 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Network Design
2 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (72.73%) CCIE
3 15 (68.18%) CCSA
3 15 (68.18%) CCSE
4 7 (31.82%) CCNA
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Juniper
3 15 (68.18%) Nokia
3 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 15 (68.18%) F5