The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 68 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 15 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.86% 0.46% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.38% 2.33% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £61,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
179 172 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.18% 19.68% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 154 151 186
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £42,700 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

BGP
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Southampton region.

BGP Salary Trend in Southampton

BGP
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Southampton

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) MPLS
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (77.27%) F5
3 14 (63.64%) IPsec
4 13 (59.09%) CCIE
5 12 (54.55%) OSPF
6 11 (50.00%) VPN
6 11 (50.00%) Retail
7 10 (45.45%) CCNP
7 10 (45.45%) HSRP
8 9 (40.91%) WAN
9 8 (36.36%) WLAN
9 8 (36.36%) ITIL
9 8 (36.36%) Ethernet
9 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 8 (36.36%) VLAN
10 7 (31.82%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
10 7 (31.82%) French Language
10 7 (31.82%) Firewall
10 7 (31.82%) Juniper
10 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
10 7 (31.82%) Middleware
10 7 (31.82%) UNIX
10 7 (31.82%) VoIP
11 5 (22.73%) ATM
11 5 (22.73%) ISDN
11 5 (22.73%) LAN
11 5 (22.73%) PPP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) MPLS
2 14 (63.64%) IPsec
3 12 (54.55%) OSPF
4 11 (50.00%) VPN
5 10 (45.45%) HSRP
6 9 (40.91%) WAN
7 8 (36.36%) WLAN
7 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 8 (36.36%) Ethernet
7 8 (36.36%) VLAN
8 7 (31.82%) Firewall
8 7 (31.82%) VoIP
9 5 (22.73%) ATM
9 5 (22.73%) ISDN
9 5 (22.73%) LAN
9 5 (22.73%) PPP
9 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (22.73%) Wireless
9 5 (22.73%) Frame Relay
9 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
General
1 11 (50.00%) Retail
2 7 (31.82%) French Language
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Architect
1 11 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Designer
2 7 (31.82%) Network Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
3 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) People Management
4 4 (18.18%) Budget Control
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Network Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCIE
3 10 (45.45%) CCNP
4 4 (18.18%) CCNA
5 3 (13.64%) CCDP
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) CCDE
6 1 (4.55%) CCSE
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) F5
3 7 (31.82%) Juniper
3 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint