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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 202 201 206
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 20 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 1.65% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 14
Average salary £35,500 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.24% +8.82%
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
995 847 1152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.35% 16.48% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 863 686 977
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -2 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Dorset -3 5 £32,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -1 4 £33,750 -20.58%
Bristol - 4 £25,000 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 32 (82.05%) Cisco
2 29 (74.36%) MPLS
3 25 (64.10%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (58.97%) OSPF
4 23 (58.97%) EIGRP
4 23 (58.97%) LAN
5 20 (51.28%) Firewall
6 18 (46.15%) VLAN
6 18 (46.15%) WAN
6 18 (46.15%) Network Management
7 16 (41.03%) ITIL
8 15 (38.46%) VPN
9 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
9 14 (35.90%) CCNA
10 13 (33.33%) CCNP
11 12 (30.77%) Juniper
11 12 (30.77%) VoIP
12 11 (28.21%) H.323
13 10 (25.64%) Nokia
13 10 (25.64%) ITIL V3
14 9 (23.08%) Tandberg
14 9 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (23.08%) SLA
14 9 (23.08%) Finance
15 8 (20.51%) Linux
15 8 (20.51%) Avaya
15 8 (20.51%) Network Security
15 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (17.95%) CiscoWorks
16 7 (17.95%) Windows

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (12.82%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (74.36%) MPLS
2 23 (58.97%) OSPF
2 23 (58.97%) EIGRP
2 23 (58.97%) LAN
3 20 (51.28%) Firewall
4 18 (46.15%) VLAN
4 18 (46.15%) WAN
5 15 (38.46%) VPN
6 12 (30.77%) VoIP
7 11 (28.21%) H.323
8 8 (20.51%) Network Security
8 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (15.38%) SCCP
9 6 (15.38%) DNS
10 5 (12.82%) RIP
10 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.82%) IPv6
10 5 (12.82%) IPsec
11 4 (10.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Hudson
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Network Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) Network Specialist
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Principal Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Voice Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Data Network Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) IVR
3 2 (5.13%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.56%) Wiki
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.69%) SUSE
4 3 (7.69%) UNIX
4 3 (7.69%) openSUSE
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Debian
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Network Management
2 16 (41.03%) ITIL
3 10 (25.64%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.38%) Time Management
4 6 (15.38%) Service Management
5 5 (12.82%) Demand Forecasting
6 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security
7 2 (5.13%) Network Design
7 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.56%) ITSM
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.13%) Perl
3 2 (5.13%) PHP
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.90%) CCNA
3 13 (33.33%) CCNP
4 6 (15.38%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (7.69%) CCSA
6 3 (7.69%) JNCIS
6 3 (7.69%) CCIE
7 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) CCDP
8 1 (2.56%) CCIP
8 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.56%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.56%) HP MASE
8 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.56%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Postfix
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) vCloud
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (15.38%) Netcool
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (7.69%) Icinga
3 3 (7.69%) Cacti
3 3 (7.69%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
3 12 (30.77%) Juniper
4 10 (25.64%) Nokia
5 9 (23.08%) Tandberg
6 8 (20.51%) Avaya
7 6 (15.38%) Genesys
7 6 (15.38%) Polycom
7 6 (15.38%) Verint
8 4 (10.26%) F5
8 4 (10.26%) Citrix
8 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.13%) VMware
9 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.13%) HP
9 2 (5.13%) Nortel
10 1 (2.56%) IBM
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle
10 1 (2.56%) CA
10 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
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