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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 202 203 210
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 35 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 1.33% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 11
Average salary £41,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1002 828 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.45% 16.18% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 861 646 1001
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +4 14 £50,000 -
Bristol - 11 £27,000 -
Gloucestershire 0 5 £38,500 -9.41%
Dorset -1 4 £32,500 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 44 (84.62%) Cisco
2 40 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (67.31%) MPLS
4 31 (59.62%) OSPF
5 29 (55.77%) LAN
6 28 (53.85%) Firewall
7 27 (51.92%) EIGRP
8 25 (48.08%) CCNP
9 24 (46.15%) CCNA
9 24 (46.15%) WAN
10 23 (44.23%) VPN
11 22 (42.31%) ITIL
11 22 (42.31%) Juniper
12 21 (40.38%) VoIP
12 21 (40.38%) VLAN
13 20 (38.46%) CheckPoint
13 20 (38.46%) Network Management
14 18 (34.62%) Network Security
15 15 (28.85%) ITIL V3
16 14 (26.92%) IPsec
17 12 (23.08%) H.323
17 12 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
18 11 (21.15%) Tandberg
18 11 (21.15%) SLA
19 10 (19.23%) Nokia
19 10 (19.23%) Avaya
19 10 (19.23%) CCDP
19 10 (19.23%) Finance
19 10 (19.23%) Degree
19 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 5 (9.62%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) nginx
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 35 (67.31%) MPLS
2 31 (59.62%) OSPF
3 29 (55.77%) LAN
4 28 (53.85%) Firewall
5 27 (51.92%) EIGRP
6 24 (46.15%) WAN
7 23 (44.23%) VPN
8 21 (40.38%) VoIP
8 21 (40.38%) VLAN
9 18 (34.62%) Network Security
10 14 (26.92%) IPsec
11 12 (23.08%) H.323
12 8 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (13.46%) DMVPN
14 6 (11.54%) SCCP
14 6 (11.54%) Ethernet
14 6 (11.54%) DNS
14 6 (11.54%) IPv6
15 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
15 5 (9.62%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MySQL
1 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) Hudson
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Network Specialist
2 8 (15.38%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Network Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Junior
6 3 (5.77%) Lead Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Principal Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Data Network Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Voice Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Security Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) CESG
4 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.77%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.85%) IVR
7 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
3 4 (7.69%) openSUSE
3 4 (7.69%) SUSE
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (1.92%) CentOS
5 1 (1.92%) Debian
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) ITIL
2 20 (38.46%) Network Management
3 15 (28.85%) ITIL V3
4 7 (13.46%) Time Management
4 7 (13.46%) Service Management
4 7 (13.46%) Network Design
5 6 (11.54%) Capacity Management
5 6 (11.54%) Demand Forecasting
6 5 (9.62%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.77%) Change Management
8 3 (5.77%) Project Management
9 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.92%) Ruby
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (48.08%) CCNP
3 24 (46.15%) CCNA
4 10 (19.23%) CCDP
4 10 (19.23%) Degree
4 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (9.62%) JNCIS
7 4 (7.69%) CCIE
8 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.77%) CCSA
9 2 (3.85%) CCDA
10 1 (1.92%) CCIP
10 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.92%) CCDE
10 1 (1.92%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.92%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.92%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) ProxySG
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Samba
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Postfix
2 1 (1.92%) XenServer
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
2 1 (1.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (11.54%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (11.54%) Netcool
3 4 (7.69%) Nagios
3 4 (7.69%) Icinga
3 4 (7.69%) Cacti
4 1 (1.92%) Puppet
4 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (84.62%) Cisco
2 22 (42.31%) Juniper
3 20 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 11 (21.15%) Tandberg
5 10 (19.23%) Nokia
5 10 (19.23%) Avaya
6 8 (15.38%) Genesys
6 8 (15.38%) F5
6 8 (15.38%) Verint
6 8 (15.38%) Polycom
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix
7 4 (7.69%) Infoblox
8 2 (3.85%) VMware
8 2 (3.85%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle
8 2 (3.85%) Nortel
9 1 (1.92%) HP
9 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat