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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 222 215 179
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -36
Permanent jobs citing BGP 20 9 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.17% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% 0.98% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 32
Average salary £60,000 £40,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.06% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £38,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £62,350
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +3.44%
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
983 914 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.41% 17.12% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 847 734 885
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 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 30 March 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 +7 10 £65,000 +67.52% 4
Gloucestershire -2 6 £36,750 - 2
Wiltshire -6 2 £48,750 +21.11% 1
Somerset - 2 £35,000 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 27 (87.10%) Firewall
2 23 (74.19%) EIGRP
3 22 (70.97%) OSPF
4 21 (67.74%) Cisco
5 20 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (61.29%) LAN
7 18 (58.06%) MPLS
8 15 (48.39%) WAN
8 15 (48.39%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (45.16%) CCNP
10 13 (41.94%) Juniper
10 13 (41.94%) VPN
10 13 (41.94%) Linux
11 11 (35.48%) Windows
11 11 (35.48%) Network Security
12 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (32.26%) VMware
12 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
12 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (29.03%) Puppet
13 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
13 9 (29.03%) Postfix
13 9 (29.03%) Apache
13 9 (29.03%) MySQL
13 9 (29.03%) IPv6
13 9 (29.03%) CCIE
13 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
14 8 (25.81%) Perl
14 8 (25.81%) IPsec
14 8 (25.81%) Cisco PIX

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (87.10%) Firewall
2 23 (74.19%) EIGRP
3 22 (70.97%) OSPF
4 19 (61.29%) LAN
5 18 (58.06%) MPLS
6 15 (48.39%) WAN
6 15 (48.39%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (41.94%) VPN
8 11 (35.48%) Network Security
9 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
10 9 (29.03%) IPv6
11 8 (25.81%) IPsec
11 8 (25.81%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (22.58%) LDAP
13 5 (16.13%) VLAN
14 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
15 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
16 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
16 2 (6.45%) xDSL
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 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Network Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Network Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support
6 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Wiki
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Statistics
3 2 (6.45%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) CentOS
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (22.58%) Debian
3 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
4 4 (12.90%) UNIX
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) HPUX
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris
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%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.13%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Network Management
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Memory Management
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 9 (29.03%) CCIE
4 6 (19.35%) CCNA
5 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) CCIP
6 2 (6.45%) CCSP
7 1 (3.23%) MCP
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) CCDP
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) 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 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) Juniper
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
5 8 (25.81%) F5
6 7 (22.58%) Citrix
6 7 (22.58%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) Nokia
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle
9 2 (6.45%) HP
10 1 (3.23%) Avaya
10 1 (3.23%) Genesys
10 1 (3.23%) Verint
10 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.23%) Polycom
10 1 (3.23%) Tandberg
Clevedon, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,500 per annum + pension + healthcare + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
iKonnect
Salary: £5000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago