The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 213 234 232
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs citing BGP 41 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.73% 0.93% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40 8 5
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +52.94%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
BGP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1100 972 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.18% 16.20% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 930 837 705
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BGP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

BGP Salary Trend in the South West

BGP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in the South West

BGP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 26 £40,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +8 5 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Wiltshire +5 5 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Bristol -13 2 £45,750 -29.61% 1
Somerset - 2 £21,000 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 55 (88.71%) OSPF
2 47 (75.81%) MPLS
3 37 (59.68%) LAN
3 37 (59.68%) VPN
4 36 (58.06%) Cisco
5 35 (56.45%) EIGRP
6 32 (51.61%) WAN
6 32 (51.61%) VMware
7 31 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (50.00%) Firewall
8 29 (46.77%) VLAN
9 26 (41.94%) Linux
10 23 (37.10%) Data Centre
11 21 (33.87%) CCNP
11 21 (33.87%) SNMP
11 21 (33.87%) TCP/IP
12 20 (32.26%) Telecoms
12 20 (32.26%) Presales
13 19 (30.65%) IPv6
13 19 (30.65%) Juniper
14 18 (29.03%) IPv4
14 18 (29.03%) L2TP
14 18 (29.03%) Perl
14 18 (29.03%) MySQL
15 17 (27.42%) PHP
15 17 (27.42%) Apache
15 17 (27.42%) LAMP
16 15 (24.19%) Windows
16 15 (24.19%) DNS
16 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 17 (27.42%) Apache
2 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (88.71%) OSPF
2 47 (75.81%) MPLS
3 37 (59.68%) LAN
3 37 (59.68%) VPN
4 35 (56.45%) EIGRP
5 32 (51.61%) WAN
6 31 (50.00%) Firewall
7 29 (46.77%) VLAN
8 21 (33.87%) SNMP
8 21 (33.87%) TCP/IP
9 19 (30.65%) IPv6
10 18 (29.03%) IPv4
10 18 (29.03%) L2TP
11 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (24.19%) DNS
12 14 (22.58%) DHCP
12 14 (22.58%) IPsec
13 13 (20.97%) RIP
14 12 (19.35%) VoIP
15 11 (17.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (32.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.81%) Administrator
2 16 (25.81%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (24.19%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (24.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 15 (24.19%) Telecoms Administrator
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Network Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco Support
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Network Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Voice Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) PKI
3 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.61%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) Mac OS
3 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Presales
2 13 (20.97%) Network Management
3 12 (19.35%) ITIL
4 11 (17.74%) Load Balancing
5 8 (12.90%) Migration
6 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.06%) Fault Analysis
8 3 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.23%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.23%) High Availability
9 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.23%) Network Design
9 2 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (3.23%) Project Management
9 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.23%) Security Patching
9 2 (3.23%) Service Management
10 1 (1.61%) Time Management
10 1 (1.61%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) Perl
2 17 (27.42%) PHP
3 1 (1.61%) Python
3 1 (1.61%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (33.87%) CCNP
3 14 (22.58%) CCNA
4 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.68%) CCNP Voice
6 5 (8.06%) CCIE
7 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.23%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.61%) CCDP
9 1 (1.61%) CCVP
9 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) XenApp
3 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (9.68%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (9.68%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (3.23%) Opsview
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) Cisco
2 32 (51.61%) VMware
3 19 (30.65%) Juniper
4 8 (12.90%) Citrix
5 7 (11.29%) Avaya
6 6 (9.68%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (3.23%) Brocade
9 2 (3.23%) Mitel
9 2 (3.23%) Nokia
9 2 (3.23%) Nortel
10 1 (1.61%) BT
10 1 (1.61%) F5
10 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.61%) IronPort
10 1 (1.61%) Siemens
10 1 (1.61%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car, bonus and others
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago