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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 214 216 184
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -32
Permanent jobs citing BGP 25 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.30% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 1.78% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 26
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,750 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
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
1079 1013 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.62% 17.13% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 906 793 768
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 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 26 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 +6 13 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Gloucestershire -4 8 £36,750 -
Wiltshire -14 2 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Somerset - 2 £35,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 32 (91.43%) Firewall
2 31 (88.57%) EIGRP
3 25 (71.43%) OSPF
3 25 (71.43%) Cisco
4 23 (65.71%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (60.00%) Data Centre
6 20 (57.14%) LAN
7 19 (54.29%) Juniper
7 19 (54.29%) MPLS
8 18 (51.43%) Linux
9 16 (45.71%) WAN
10 15 (42.86%) CCNP
11 14 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (37.14%) VPN
13 12 (34.29%) CCIE
13 12 (34.29%) VMware
13 12 (34.29%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (34.29%) F5
14 11 (31.43%) Puppet
14 11 (31.43%) Network Security
14 11 (31.43%) Barracuda Networks
14 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
14 11 (31.43%) Postfix
14 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
14 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
14 11 (31.43%) Apache
14 11 (31.43%) Windows
14 11 (31.43%) MySQL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 11 (31.43%) Apache
2 9 (25.71%) nginx
2 9 (25.71%) Confluence
2 9 (25.71%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (91.43%) Firewall
2 31 (88.57%) EIGRP
3 25 (71.43%) OSPF
4 21 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (57.14%) LAN
6 19 (54.29%) MPLS
7 16 (45.71%) WAN
8 14 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (37.14%) VPN
10 12 (34.29%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (31.43%) Network Security
11 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
12 10 (28.57%) IPv6
12 10 (28.57%) IPsec
13 9 (25.71%) LDAP
14 4 (11.43%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (5.71%) VLAN
15 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
15 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
15 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 9 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.71%) Hudson
2 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.71%) Subversion
2 9 (25.71%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Network Engineer
2 14 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Designer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Support
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (25.71%) Wiki
3 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) Clustering
5 2 (5.71%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (25.71%) Debian
3 9 (25.71%) Ubuntu
3 9 (25.71%) CentOS
4 7 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (5.71%) HPUX
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (25.71%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (25.71%) DevOps
2 8 (22.86%) Database Theory
2 8 (22.86%) Relational Database Theory
2 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (22.86%) Change Management
2 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
3 7 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Service Management
5 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Network Design
7 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.71%) Memory Management
7 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Perl
1 10 (28.57%) Ruby
1 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (42.86%) CCNP
3 12 (34.29%) CCIE
4 9 (25.71%) CCNA
5 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CCDP
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (31.43%) Postfix
3 9 (25.71%) XenServer
3 9 (25.71%) iptables
3 9 (25.71%) Samba
4 2 (5.71%) Sendmail
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) NFS
5 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Puppet
2 9 (25.71%) ZABBIX
3 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (17.14%) Salt
5 3 (8.57%) Nagios
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (5.71%) SmokePing
6 2 (5.71%) Cacti
6 2 (5.71%) Cobbler
6 2 (5.71%) Opsview
6 2 (5.71%) Icinga
6 2 (5.71%) Graphite
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco
2 19 (54.29%) Juniper
3 12 (34.29%) VMware
3 12 (34.29%) F5
4 11 (31.43%) Barracuda Networks
4 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
5 9 (25.71%) Citrix
6 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
7 7 (20.00%) Nokia
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.71%) HP
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle
10 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
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