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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 201 219 224
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 32 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.41% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.00% 2.14% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 17
Median salary £38,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £38,680
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.48%
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
1065 1119 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.33% 19.17% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 893 945 821
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +19 14 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Somerset +7 13 £38,000 +8.57%
Gloucestershire -6 5 £52,500 +42.85% 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 South West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 73 (100.00%) OSPF
2 58 (79.45%) MPLS
3 50 (68.49%) Cisco
4 38 (52.05%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (50.68%) Data Centre
6 35 (47.95%) VLAN
7 34 (46.58%) VMware
7 34 (46.58%) Linux
8 33 (45.21%) Juniper
9 31 (42.47%) EIGRP
10 30 (41.10%) VPN
11 27 (36.99%) LAN
12 23 (31.51%) WAN
12 23 (31.51%) CCNP
13 18 (24.66%) SSL
13 18 (24.66%) Windows
13 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (23.29%) VPLS
14 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
14 17 (23.29%) Firewall
14 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
15 16 (21.92%) IPsec
15 16 (21.92%) Perl
15 16 (21.92%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (20.55%) MySQL
16 15 (20.55%) VoIP
16 15 (20.55%) SNMP
16 15 (20.55%) IPv4
16 15 (20.55%) IPv6
16 15 (20.55%) L2TP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (19.18%) Apache
2 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 73 (100.00%) OSPF
2 58 (79.45%) MPLS
3 35 (47.95%) VLAN
4 31 (42.47%) EIGRP
5 30 (41.10%) VPN
6 27 (36.99%) LAN
7 23 (31.51%) WAN
8 18 (24.66%) SSL
9 17 (23.29%) Firewall
9 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
9 17 (23.29%) VPLS
10 16 (21.92%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (21.92%) IPsec
11 15 (20.55%) IPv4
11 15 (20.55%) IPv6
11 15 (20.55%) L2TP
11 15 (20.55%) SNMP
11 15 (20.55%) VoIP
12 13 (17.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (17.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) MySQL
General
1 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Administrator
2 15 (20.55%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (19.18%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (19.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 14 (19.18%) Telecoms Administrator
4 11 (15.07%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) Voice Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco Support
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Support Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Voice Support Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Network Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Network Services Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Service Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) LAMP
2 13 (17.81%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 37 (50.68%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.70%) PKI
3 2 (2.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 34 (46.58%) Linux
2 18 (24.66%) Windows
3 8 (10.96%) Mac OS
3 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) ITIL
1 14 (19.18%) Presales
2 13 (17.81%) Load Balancing
3 10 (13.70%) Fault Analysis
4 8 (10.96%) Migration
5 3 (4.11%) Project Management
6 2 (2.74%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (2.74%) Network Management
7 1 (1.37%) High Availability
7 1 (1.37%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.37%) Network Design
7 1 (1.37%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.37%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.37%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) Perl
2 14 (19.18%) PHP
3 2 (2.74%) Python
3 2 (2.74%) Tcl
4 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (52.05%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (31.51%) CCNP
3 14 (19.18%) CCNA
4 13 (17.81%) JNCIS
5 11 (15.07%) CCNP Voice
6 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
6 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.48%) CCIE
8 1 (1.37%) CCVP
8 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (15.07%) Cisco UCCE
1 11 (15.07%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (13.70%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 50 (68.49%) Cisco
2 34 (46.58%) VMware
3 33 (45.21%) Juniper
4 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.96%) Citrix
6 6 (8.22%) Brocade
7 2 (2.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.37%) Avaya
8 1 (1.37%) BT
8 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.37%) IronPort
8 1 (1.37%) Siemens
8 1 (1.37%) Trustwave
8 1 (1.37%) WatchGuard