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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 72 78 93
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 6 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.87% 0.59% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 2.65% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £62,500 £38,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £31,200 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.79% -4.44%
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
219 189 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.74% 22.31% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 177 164 200
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Southampton

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) OSPF
3 10 (83.33%) VPN
3 10 (83.33%) MPLS
3 10 (83.33%) WAN
4 7 (58.33%) LAN
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (58.33%) Juniper
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
5 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (50.00%) F5
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (41.67%) IPsec
6 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
6 5 (41.67%) WLAN
7 4 (33.33%) VoIP
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) Wireless
7 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) Multicast
7 4 (33.33%) VLAN
8 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (25.00%) Network Design
8 3 (25.00%) PKI
8 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) SSH
8 3 (25.00%) TACACS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) OSPF
2 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) MPLS
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (41.67%) WLAN
5 5 (41.67%) IPsec
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) VLAN
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (33.33%) Network Security
6 4 (33.33%) VoIP
6 4 (33.33%) Multicast
7 3 (25.00%) DMVPN
7 3 (25.00%) LDAP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Budget Control
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Juniper
3 6 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (16.67%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) Intel
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Infoblox