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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 226 228 199
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -29
Permanent jobs citing BGP 14 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.14% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 0.85% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 27
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £36,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,500 £62,500
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
1034 943 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.34% 15.92% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 879 725 1036
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Bristol +11 7 £67,500 - 3
Gloucestershire -14 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Wiltshire - 3 £50,000 -
Dorset - 1 £38,000 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (75.51%) Cisco
2 36 (73.47%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (67.35%) Firewall
4 32 (65.31%) OSPF
5 30 (61.22%) LAN
6 27 (55.10%) MPLS
7 25 (51.02%) EIGRP
8 24 (48.98%) WAN
8 24 (48.98%) CCNP
9 22 (44.90%) Network Security
9 22 (44.90%) VPN
10 21 (42.86%) Juniper
11 20 (40.82%) CCNA
12 17 (34.69%) IPsec
12 17 (34.69%) CheckPoint
13 16 (32.65%) ITIL
13 16 (32.65%) VLAN
14 15 (30.61%) VoIP
14 15 (30.61%) Network Management
15 13 (26.53%) Windows
16 11 (22.45%) Linux
16 11 (22.45%) IPv6
16 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
17 10 (20.41%) ITIL V3
18 9 (18.37%) Ubuntu
18 9 (18.37%) Nokia
18 9 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
18 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
18 9 (18.37%) Apache
18 9 (18.37%) Video Conferencing

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (18.37%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) nginx
2 5 (10.20%) Confluence
2 5 (10.20%) MediaWiki
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 33 (67.35%) Firewall
2 32 (65.31%) OSPF
3 30 (61.22%) LAN
4 27 (55.10%) MPLS
5 25 (51.02%) EIGRP
6 24 (48.98%) WAN
7 22 (44.90%) VPN
7 22 (44.90%) Network Security
8 17 (34.69%) IPsec
9 16 (32.65%) VLAN
10 15 (30.61%) VoIP
11 11 (22.45%) IPv6
12 9 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (16.33%) H.323
13 8 (16.33%) Ethernet
14 7 (14.29%) DMVPN
15 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
16 5 (10.20%) IPv4
16 5 (10.20%) LDAP
16 5 (10.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) MySQL
1 7 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Subversion
1 5 (10.20%) JIRA
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.20%) Hudson
1 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) Network Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Lead Designer
6 3 (6.12%) Junior
6 3 (6.12%) Designer
6 3 (6.12%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Network Support
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Network Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (12.24%) CESG
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Wiki
4 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
6 2 (4.08%) Statistics
7 1 (2.04%) PKI
7 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.04%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 9 (18.37%) Ubuntu
4 5 (10.20%) Debian
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.20%) CentOS
5 4 (8.16%) openSUSE
5 4 (8.16%) SUSE
6 2 (4.08%) UNIX
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) ITIL
2 15 (30.61%) Network Management
3 10 (20.41%) ITIL V3
4 7 (14.29%) Network Design
5 6 (12.24%) Capacity Management
6 5 (10.20%) Database Theory
6 5 (10.20%) Relational Database Theory
6 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.20%) DevOps
6 5 (10.20%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.20%) Time Management
6 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.16%) Service Management
7 4 (8.16%) Network Architecture
7 4 (8.16%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
2 5 (10.20%) Ruby
2 5 (10.20%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) Perl
2 5 (10.20%) PHP
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (73.47%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (48.98%) CCNP
3 20 (40.82%) CCNA
4 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
5 8 (16.33%) CCDP
5 8 (16.33%) Degree
6 6 (12.24%) JNCIS
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.12%) CCSA
7 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.12%) CCIE
8 2 (4.08%) CCSP
8 2 (4.08%) CCDA
8 2 (4.08%) CCIP
8 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.04%) MCP
9 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Samba
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (10.20%) Postfix
1 5 (10.20%) XenServer
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) ZABBIX
1 5 (10.20%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.16%) Salt
2 4 (8.16%) Icinga
2 4 (8.16%) Cacti
2 4 (8.16%) Nagios
3 3 (6.12%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (6.12%) Netcool
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) Cisco
2 21 (42.86%) Juniper
3 17 (34.69%) CheckPoint
4 9 (18.37%) Nokia
5 8 (16.33%) Tandberg
6 7 (14.29%) Citrix
6 7 (14.29%) F5
7 6 (12.24%) Avaya
8 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.20%) Genesys
8 5 (10.20%) Polycom
8 5 (10.20%) VMware
8 5 (10.20%) Verint
9 4 (8.16%) Infoblox
10 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.08%) Oracle
12 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
12 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.04%) BT
12 1 (2.04%) Nortel
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