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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 211 212 177
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -35
Permanent jobs citing BGP 22 14 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.24% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 1.42% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 31
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £38,920 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,850 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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
1070 989 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.73% 17.12% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 893 769 832
Average salary £35,820 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.96% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,150 £54,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Bristol +13 13 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Gloucestershire -12 6 £36,750 - 1
Somerset - 2 £35,000 -
Wiltshire 0 1 £40,000 -13.97% 4
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 29 (93.55%) Firewall
2 26 (83.87%) EIGRP
3 24 (77.42%) OSPF
4 22 (70.97%) Cisco
5 20 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (61.29%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (58.06%) Juniper
7 18 (58.06%) MPLS
8 15 (48.39%) LAN
9 14 (45.16%) Linux
9 14 (45.16%) CCNP
10 13 (41.94%) WAN
10 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (38.71%) VPN
11 12 (38.71%) CCIE
11 12 (38.71%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (38.71%) F5
12 11 (35.48%) Barracuda Networks
12 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
13 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (32.26%) VMware
14 9 (29.03%) Network Security
14 9 (29.03%) Puppet
14 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
14 9 (29.03%) Postfix
14 9 (29.03%) Apache
14 9 (29.03%) Windows
14 9 (29.03%) MySQL
14 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
15 8 (25.81%) IPsec

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (29.03%) Apache
2 7 (22.58%) nginx
2 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 7 (22.58%) MediaWiki
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) Firewall
2 26 (83.87%) EIGRP
3 24 (77.42%) OSPF
4 19 (61.29%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (58.06%) MPLS
6 15 (48.39%) LAN
7 13 (41.94%) WAN
7 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco PIX
8 12 (38.71%) VPN
9 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
10 9 (29.03%) Network Security
11 8 (25.81%) IPsec
11 8 (25.81%) IPv6
12 7 (22.58%) LDAP
13 3 (9.68%) VLAN
13 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
14 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
15 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MySQL
2 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (22.58%) Hudson
2 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 7 (22.58%) Subversion
2 7 (22.58%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Network Engineer
2 14 (45.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Designer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Support
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Wiki
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (22.58%) Debian
3 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
3 7 (22.58%) CentOS
4 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 2 (6.45%) HPUX
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (22.58%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (22.58%) Build Automation
1 7 (22.58%) DevOps
2 6 (19.35%) Database Theory
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database Theory
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
2 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.45%) Memory Management
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Perl
1 8 (25.81%) Ruby
1 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) CCNP
3 12 (38.71%) CCIE
4 7 (22.58%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
5 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (29.03%) Postfix
3 7 (22.58%) XenServer
3 7 (22.58%) iptables
3 7 (22.58%) Samba
4 2 (6.45%) Sendmail
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Puppet
2 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (22.58%) ZABBIX
4 6 (19.35%) Salt
5 3 (9.68%) Nagios
6 2 (6.45%) Icinga
6 2 (6.45%) Graphite
6 2 (6.45%) Cacti
6 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
6 2 (6.45%) SmokePing
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (3.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco
2 18 (58.06%) Juniper
3 12 (38.71%) F5
4 11 (35.48%) Barracuda Networks
5 10 (32.26%) VMware
6 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
7 7 (22.58%) Citrix
8 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
9 5 (16.13%) Nokia
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.45%) HP
11 2 (6.45%) Oracle
12 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
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