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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 208 209 203
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing BGP 43 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 1.99% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% -16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £25,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1122 1004 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.76% 16.50% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 967 869 681
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +17 24 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Gloucestershire -10 10 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Bristol -14 9 £70,000 +180.00% 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 58 (86.57%) Cisco
2 55 (82.09%) EIGRP
3 53 (79.10%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (65.67%) Firewall
5 43 (64.18%) LAN
6 33 (49.25%) WAN
7 32 (47.76%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (46.27%) CCNP
8 31 (46.27%) Juniper
8 31 (46.27%) MPLS
9 30 (44.78%) CCNA
10 29 (43.28%) Linux
11 27 (40.30%) OSPF
12 24 (35.82%) SLA
12 24 (35.82%) VPN
13 23 (34.33%) Root Cause Analysis
14 22 (32.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (31.34%) Data Centre
16 17 (25.37%) UNIX
17 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
17 16 (23.88%) Service Management
17 16 (23.88%) CheckPoint
17 16 (23.88%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
18 15 (22.39%) Finance
18 15 (22.39%) Network Monitoring
19 13 (19.40%) Capacity Management
19 13 (19.40%) Security Patching
19 13 (19.40%) Cisco LMS
19 13 (19.40%) Opsview

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (16.42%) Apache
2 9 (13.43%) nginx
2 9 (13.43%) Confluence
2 9 (13.43%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 55 (82.09%) EIGRP
2 44 (65.67%) Firewall
3 43 (64.18%) LAN
4 33 (49.25%) WAN
5 32 (47.76%) Cisco ASA
6 31 (46.27%) MPLS
7 27 (40.30%) OSPF
8 24 (35.82%) VPN
9 22 (32.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
10 16 (23.88%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (19.40%) Wireshark
12 12 (17.91%) IPsec
13 11 (16.42%) Cisco PIX
13 11 (16.42%) Network Security
14 9 (13.43%) IPv6
14 9 (13.43%) LDAP
15 6 (8.96%) RIP
16 5 (7.46%) DHCP
16 5 (7.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) MySQL
2 9 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.43%) Hudson
3 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (13.43%) Subversion
3 9 (13.43%) JIRA
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Network Engineer
2 23 (34.33%) Analyst
2 23 (34.33%) Network Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Network Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) Network Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Administrator
9 1 (1.49%) Network Designer
9 1 (1.49%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) Security Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) Network Specialist
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.43%) Wiki
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (2.99%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) Linux
2 17 (25.37%) UNIX
3 12 (17.91%) Windows
4 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.43%) Debian
4 9 (13.43%) Ubuntu
4 9 (13.43%) CentOS
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.99%) HPUX
5 2 (2.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 16 (23.88%) Service Management
3 15 (22.39%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (19.40%) Capacity Management
4 13 (19.40%) Security Patching
4 13 (19.40%) Incident Management
5 12 (17.91%) Change Management
6 10 (14.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
7 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.43%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (13.43%) Database Theory
7 9 (13.43%) Relational Database Theory
7 9 (13.43%) DevOps
8 7 (10.45%) Build Automation
9 6 (8.96%) Load Balancing
10 5 (7.46%) Project Management
11 4 (5.97%) Network Design
11 4 (5.97%) Network Management
12 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) Perl
1 11 (16.42%) Ruby
1 11 (16.42%) Bash Shell
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 9 (13.43%) Java
3 9 (13.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (79.10%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (46.27%) CCNP
3 30 (44.78%) CCNA
4 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
5 10 (14.93%) CCIE
6 3 (4.48%) Degree
6 3 (4.48%) CCENT
7 1 (1.49%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (35.82%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.42%) Postfix
3 9 (13.43%) XenServer
3 9 (13.43%) iptables
3 9 (13.43%) Samba
4 2 (2.99%) NFS
4 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Cisco LMS
1 13 (19.40%) Opsview
2 11 (16.42%) Puppet
3 9 (13.43%) ZABBIX
3 9 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (10.45%) Salt
5 6 (8.96%) Ansible
6 3 (4.48%) Nagios
7 2 (2.99%) Icinga
7 2 (2.99%) Graphite
7 2 (2.99%) SmokePing
7 2 (2.99%) Cacti
7 2 (2.99%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 58 (86.57%) Cisco
2 31 (46.27%) Juniper
3 16 (23.88%) CheckPoint
4 13 (19.40%) VMware
4 13 (19.40%) Nokia
5 11 (16.42%) Red Hat
6 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
7 9 (13.43%) Citrix
7 9 (13.43%) F5
8 8 (11.94%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (4.48%) Avaya
9 3 (4.48%) HP
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle
11 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.49%) Mitel
11 1 (1.49%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.49%) Dell
11 1 (1.49%) Nortel
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