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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 200 211 207
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 34 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.32% 1.33% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 12
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1025 829 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.49% 16.56% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 887 652 992
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire +5 12 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Bristol - 11 £27,000 - 3
Dorset -4 5 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire -7 5 £38,500 -9.41% 3
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 43 (84.31%) Cisco
2 37 (72.55%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (68.63%) MPLS
4 30 (58.82%) OSPF
5 29 (56.86%) Firewall
6 28 (54.90%) LAN
7 27 (52.94%) EIGRP
8 23 (45.10%) WAN
8 23 (45.10%) CCNA
9 22 (43.14%) CCNP
9 22 (43.14%) VPN
10 21 (41.18%) ITIL
10 21 (41.18%) CheckPoint
10 21 (41.18%) VLAN
10 21 (41.18%) Network Management
11 20 (39.22%) Juniper
11 20 (39.22%) VoIP
12 15 (29.41%) Network Security
13 14 (27.45%) ITIL V3
14 12 (23.53%) H.323
14 12 (23.53%) IPsec
15 11 (21.57%) SLA
15 11 (21.57%) Nokia
15 11 (21.57%) Tandberg
15 11 (21.57%) Video Conferencing
16 10 (19.61%) Avaya
16 10 (19.61%) Finance
17 9 (17.65%) Degree
17 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (9.80%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) nginx
4 1 (1.96%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 35 (68.63%) MPLS
2 30 (58.82%) OSPF
3 29 (56.86%) Firewall
4 28 (54.90%) LAN
5 27 (52.94%) EIGRP
6 23 (45.10%) WAN
7 22 (43.14%) VPN
8 21 (41.18%) VLAN
9 20 (39.22%) VoIP
10 15 (29.41%) Network Security
11 12 (23.53%) H.323
11 12 (23.53%) IPsec
12 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (13.73%) SCCP
14 6 (11.76%) DMVPN
14 6 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (11.76%) DNS
15 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
15 5 (9.80%) Ethernet
15 5 (9.80%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MySQL
1 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Hudson
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Network Specialist
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Network Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Junior
7 3 (5.88%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Principal Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Junior Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Voice Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Designer
8 2 (3.92%) Data Network Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Lead Designer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) CESG
4 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.92%) IVR
5 2 (3.92%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Ubuntu
3 4 (7.84%) openSUSE
3 4 (7.84%) SUSE
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.92%) UNIX
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Debian
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) ITIL
1 21 (41.18%) Network Management
2 14 (27.45%) ITIL V3
3 7 (13.73%) Service Management
4 6 (11.76%) Demand Forecasting
4 6 (11.76%) Time Management
4 6 (11.76%) Network Design
5 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Capacity Management
6 4 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.84%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) Change Management
7 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.88%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.92%) Information Security
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (72.55%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (45.10%) CCNA
3 22 (43.14%) CCNP
4 9 (17.65%) Degree
5 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
5 8 (15.69%) CCDP
6 7 (13.73%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (7.84%) JNCIS
8 3 (5.88%) CCIE
8 3 (5.88%) CCSA
9 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.92%) CCDA
10 1 (1.96%) CCIP
10 1 (1.96%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.96%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.96%) HP MASE
10 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.96%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Samba
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) Postfix
3 1 (1.96%) XenServer
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (13.73%) Netcool
2 7 (13.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (7.84%) Icinga
3 4 (7.84%) Cacti
3 4 (7.84%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (84.31%) Cisco
2 21 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 20 (39.22%) Juniper
4 11 (21.57%) Nokia
4 11 (21.57%) Tandberg
5 10 (19.61%) Avaya
6 8 (15.69%) Polycom
6 8 (15.69%) Verint
6 8 (15.69%) Genesys
7 7 (13.73%) F5
8 4 (7.84%) Blue Coat
8 4 (7.84%) Citrix
9 3 (5.88%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.92%) VMware
10 2 (3.92%) HP
10 2 (3.92%) Nortel
10 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle
11 1 (1.96%) IBM
11 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
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