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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 227 205 166
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -39
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 6 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.12% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 0.68% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 37
Average salary £65,000 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.49% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £31,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £47,150 £62,500
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
963 876 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.29% 16.88% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 824 674 898
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 5 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 5 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 - 8 £65,000 - 5
Wiltshire -5 1 £57,500 +42.85% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £70,000 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 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 (79.41%) Firewall
2 26 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (73.53%) OSPF
4 24 (70.59%) Cisco
5 22 (64.71%) CCNP
5 22 (64.71%) LAN
6 20 (58.82%) WAN
6 20 (58.82%) EIGRP
6 20 (58.82%) MPLS
7 19 (55.88%) Network Security
8 18 (52.94%) VPN
9 16 (47.06%) IPsec
10 15 (44.12%) Juniper
11 11 (32.35%) VoIP
11 11 (32.35%) CCNA
11 11 (32.35%) IPv6
12 9 (26.47%) Windows
12 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
13 8 (23.53%) ITIL
13 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
13 8 (23.53%) VLAN
14 7 (20.59%) Ubuntu
14 7 (20.59%) Subversion
14 7 (20.59%) JIRA
14 7 (20.59%) Wiki
14 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (20.59%) CentOS
14 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
14 7 (20.59%) ZABBIX
14 7 (20.59%) Postfix

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 7 (20.59%) nginx
1 7 (20.59%) Apache
1 7 (20.59%) Confluence
1 7 (20.59%) MediaWiki
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) Firewall
2 25 (73.53%) OSPF
3 22 (64.71%) LAN
4 20 (58.82%) WAN
4 20 (58.82%) EIGRP
4 20 (58.82%) MPLS
5 19 (55.88%) Network Security
6 18 (52.94%) VPN
7 16 (47.06%) IPsec
8 11 (32.35%) VoIP
8 11 (32.35%) IPv6
9 8 (23.53%) VLAN
10 7 (20.59%) LDAP
10 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
11 6 (17.65%) DMVPN
11 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
12 4 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (8.82%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (20.59%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Subversion
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
1 7 (20.59%) Hudson
1 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Network Specialist
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Support
4 2 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Designer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Wiki
2 5 (14.71%) CESG
3 3 (8.82%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Ubuntu
2 7 (20.59%) CentOS
2 7 (20.59%) Debian
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (20.59%) Network Management
2 7 (20.59%) Build Automation
2 7 (20.59%) DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) Database Theory
3 6 (17.65%) Relational Database Theory
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL V3
3 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 6 (17.65%) Network Design
4 4 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) Network Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
1 6 (17.65%) Java
1 6 (17.65%) Perl
1 6 (17.65%) PHP
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
1 6 (17.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (64.71%) CCNP
3 11 (32.35%) CCNA
4 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
5 7 (20.59%) CCDP
5 7 (20.59%) CCIE
6 4 (11.76%) JNCIS
7 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.82%) Degree
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.88%) CCSP
8 2 (5.88%) CCDA
8 2 (5.88%) CCIP
8 2 (5.88%) VCP4
9 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.94%) MCSE
9 1 (2.94%) MCP
9 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Postfix
1 7 (20.59%) XenServer
1 7 (20.59%) Samba
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) ZABBIX
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) Salt
2 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (5.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) Juniper
3 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) Citrix
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
4 7 (20.59%) F5
5 4 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (8.82%) Infoblox
7 2 (5.88%) Avaya
7 2 (5.88%) Genesys
7 2 (5.88%) Polycom
7 2 (5.88%) Tandberg
7 2 (5.88%) Verint
8 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.94%) BT
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) Nokia
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
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Salary: £5000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago