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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 226 219 190
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Permanent jobs citing BGP 8 8 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.15% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.86% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 35
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £35,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
976 930 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.22% 16.87% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 845 707 980
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 6 £66,250 - 7
Wiltshire -1 1 £57,500 +41.97% 1
Gloucestershire -9 1 £50,000 +17.64% 3
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 30 (73.17%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (70.73%) Cisco
2 29 (70.73%) Firewall
3 28 (68.29%) OSPF
4 25 (60.98%) LAN
5 23 (56.10%) CCNP
6 21 (51.22%) EIGRP
6 21 (51.22%) WAN
6 21 (51.22%) MPLS
7 20 (48.78%) Network Security
8 18 (43.90%) VPN
9 17 (41.46%) CCNA
10 16 (39.02%) IPsec
11 15 (36.59%) Juniper
12 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
12 14 (34.15%) VoIP
12 14 (34.15%) VLAN
13 12 (29.27%) ITIL
14 11 (26.83%) Windows
14 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
15 10 (24.39%) Network Management
15 10 (24.39%) IPv6
16 9 (21.95%) Linux
16 9 (21.95%) Apache
16 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
16 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
17 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3
17 8 (19.51%) Degree
17 8 (19.51%) CCDP
18 7 (17.07%) MySQL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (21.95%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) nginx
2 5 (12.20%) MediaWiki
2 5 (12.20%) Confluence
3 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 29 (70.73%) Firewall
2 28 (68.29%) OSPF
3 25 (60.98%) LAN
4 21 (51.22%) EIGRP
4 21 (51.22%) WAN
4 21 (51.22%) MPLS
5 20 (48.78%) Network Security
6 18 (43.90%) VPN
7 16 (39.02%) IPsec
8 14 (34.15%) VoIP
8 14 (34.15%) VLAN
9 10 (24.39%) IPv6
10 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (17.07%) DMVPN
11 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
12 5 (12.20%) Internet
12 5 (12.20%) LDAP
12 5 (12.20%) H.323
13 4 (9.76%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
1 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Subversion
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.20%) Hudson
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Network Specialist
3 6 (14.63%) Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Junior
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Support
7 2 (4.88%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Graduate
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (14.63%) CESG
2 5 (12.20%) Wiki
2 5 (12.20%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (12.20%) Debian
3 5 (12.20%) CentOS
4 4 (9.76%) openSUSE
4 4 (9.76%) SUSE
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Network Management
3 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3
4 7 (17.07%) Network Design
5 6 (14.63%) Capacity Management
6 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.20%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) Project Planning
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.20%) Database Theory
6 5 (12.20%) Relational Database Theory
6 5 (12.20%) Build Automation
6 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (12.20%) DevOps
6 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
7 4 (9.76%) Demand Forecasting
7 4 (9.76%) Service Management
7 4 (9.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
2 5 (12.20%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) Perl
2 5 (12.20%) PHP
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Ruby
3 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (56.10%) CCNP
3 17 (41.46%) CCNA
4 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
5 8 (19.51%) Degree
5 8 (19.51%) CCDP
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (12.20%) JNCIS
8 3 (7.32%) CCIE
8 3 (7.32%) CCSA
8 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) CCSP
9 2 (4.88%) CCIP
9 2 (4.88%) CCDA
10 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.44%) MCP
10 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Samba
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (12.20%) Postfix
1 5 (12.20%) XenServer
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.20%) Salt
1 5 (12.20%) ZABBIX
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 4 (9.76%) Cacti
2 4 (9.76%) Icinga
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (9.76%) Nagios
3 3 (7.32%) Netcool
3 3 (7.32%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Cisco
2 15 (36.59%) Juniper
3 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
4 7 (17.07%) F5
5 6 (14.63%) Nokia
6 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
6 5 (12.20%) Citrix
6 5 (12.20%) VMware
7 4 (9.76%) Infoblox
7 4 (9.76%) Tandberg
8 3 (7.32%) Avaya
8 3 (7.32%) Genesys
8 3 (7.32%) Polycom
8 3 (7.32%) Verint
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle
10 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.44%) BT
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Excellent + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum Plus flexible benfits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago