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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 69 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 14 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.78% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.91% 1.05% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Average salary £60,000 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
177 190 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.46% 24.77% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 162 184 161
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
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 23 October 2014.

BGP Salary Histogram in Southampton

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) MPLS
3 17 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (73.68%) IPsec
5 12 (63.16%) F5
6 11 (57.89%) CCIE
7 10 (52.63%) CCNP
7 10 (52.63%) Retail
7 10 (52.63%) OSPF
8 9 (47.37%) HSRP
9 8 (42.11%) VPN
9 8 (42.11%) WAN
10 7 (36.84%) VLAN
11 6 (31.58%) French Language
11 6 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (31.58%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (31.58%) WLAN
11 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
11 6 (31.58%) ITIL
11 6 (31.58%) UNIX
11 6 (31.58%) LAN
11 6 (31.58%) PPP
11 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
11 6 (31.58%) CCNA
11 6 (31.58%) Middleware
11 6 (31.58%) Wireless
12 5 (26.32%) Frame Relay
12 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
12 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (26.32%) Fast Ethernet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 18 (94.74%) MPLS
2 14 (73.68%) IPsec
3 10 (52.63%) OSPF
4 9 (47.37%) HSRP
5 8 (42.11%) VPN
5 8 (42.11%) WAN
6 7 (36.84%) VLAN
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (31.58%) WLAN
7 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
7 6 (31.58%) LAN
7 6 (31.58%) PPP
7 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
7 6 (31.58%) Wireless
8 5 (26.32%) Frame Relay
8 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
8 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (26.32%) Fast Ethernet
8 5 (26.32%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 5 (26.32%) ATM
General
1 10 (52.63%) Retail
2 6 (31.58%) French Language
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Architect
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3
3 4 (21.05%) Budget Control
3 4 (21.05%) People Management
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) CCIE
3 10 (52.63%) CCNP
4 6 (31.58%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) CCDE
6 2 (10.53%) CCDP
7 1 (5.26%) CCSE
7 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) F5
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint