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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 209 219 187
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Permanent jobs citing BGP 30 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.26% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 1.56% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 25
Average salary £45,000 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,500 £59,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
1213 1026 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.23% 16.83% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 814 731
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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
Gloucestershire - 11 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire -9 10 £45,000 -13.87% 3
Bristol -14 9 £67,500 +17.39%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 46 (92.00%) EIGRP
2 43 (86.00%) Cisco
3 41 (82.00%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (68.00%) Firewall
5 32 (64.00%) LAN
6 30 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (54.00%) Juniper
7 27 (54.00%) MPLS
8 24 (48.00%) Linux
9 22 (44.00%) OSPF
9 22 (44.00%) CCNP
10 20 (40.00%) CCNA
10 20 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (38.00%) Data Centre
11 19 (38.00%) WAN
12 17 (34.00%) SLA
12 17 (34.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (30.00%) UNIX
14 13 (26.00%) Finance
14 13 (26.00%) CCIE
15 12 (24.00%) F5
15 12 (24.00%) Cisco PIX
15 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
15 12 (24.00%) CheckPoint
16 11 (22.00%) Nokia
16 11 (22.00%) Service Management
16 11 (22.00%) Change Management
16 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
16 11 (22.00%) VPN
16 11 (22.00%) Barracuda Networks

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (18.00%) Apache
2 7 (14.00%) nginx
2 7 (14.00%) Confluence
2 7 (14.00%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 46 (92.00%) EIGRP
2 34 (68.00%) Firewall
3 32 (64.00%) LAN
4 30 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (54.00%) MPLS
6 22 (44.00%) OSPF
7 20 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (38.00%) WAN
9 12 (24.00%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
10 11 (22.00%) VPN
11 10 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (18.00%) Network Security
13 8 (16.00%) IPv6
13 8 (16.00%) Wireshark
13 8 (16.00%) IPsec
14 7 (14.00%) LDAP
15 4 (8.00%) VoIP
16 3 (6.00%) VLAN
16 3 (6.00%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) MySQL
2 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (14.00%) Subversion
3 7 (14.00%) JIRA
3 7 (14.00%) Hudson
3 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (30.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Network Analyst
3 13 (26.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Network Administrator
9 1 (2.00%) Network Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.00%) Wiki
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Linux
2 15 (30.00%) UNIX
3 9 (18.00%) Windows
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.00%) Debian
4 7 (14.00%) Ubuntu
4 7 (14.00%) CentOS
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.00%) HPUX
5 2 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 11 (22.00%) Service Management
2 11 (22.00%) Change Management
3 10 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (16.00%) Capacity Management
4 8 (16.00%) Security Patching
4 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (14.00%) DevOps
6 6 (12.00%) Database Theory
6 6 (12.00%) Relational Database Theory
6 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.00%) Project Management
7 5 (10.00%) Build Automation
8 3 (6.00%) Network Design
9 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.00%) Memory Management
9 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Perl
1 8 (16.00%) Ruby
1 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (82.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (44.00%) CCNP
3 20 (40.00%) CCNA
4 13 (26.00%) CCIE
5 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) Degree
6 3 (6.00%) CCENT
7 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) CCDP
7 1 (2.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.00%) Postfix
3 7 (14.00%) XenServer
3 7 (14.00%) iptables
3 7 (14.00%) Samba
4 2 (4.00%) Sendmail
4 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Puppet
2 8 (16.00%) Cisco LMS
2 8 (16.00%) Opsview
3 7 (14.00%) ZABBIX
4 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (8.00%) Salt
6 3 (6.00%) Nagios
7 2 (4.00%) Icinga
7 2 (4.00%) Graphite
7 2 (4.00%) SmokePing
7 2 (4.00%) Ansible
7 2 (4.00%) Cacti
7 2 (4.00%) Cobbler
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 43 (86.00%) Cisco
2 27 (54.00%) Juniper
3 12 (24.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (24.00%) F5
4 11 (22.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 11 (22.00%) Nokia
5 10 (20.00%) VMware
6 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.00%) Citrix
8 3 (6.00%) HP
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle
10 1 (2.00%) Dell
10 1 (2.00%) ProCurve
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