The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 62 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing BGP 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.17% 0.45% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 3.85% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £57,500 £40,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -19.50%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.44%
BGP
Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 52 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 16.40% 11.61% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 68 51 71
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,500 £29,859
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

BGP
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

BGP Salary Trend in Swindon

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
2 9 (81.82%) VoIP
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) EIGRP
3 8 (72.73%) CCNP
3 8 (72.73%) VLAN
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL V3
4 7 (63.64%) Network Management
4 7 (63.64%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) H.323
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (36.36%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Avaya
6 3 (27.27%) Juniper
6 3 (27.27%) Genesys
6 3 (27.27%) IPv4
6 3 (27.27%) IPv6
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (27.27%) Netcool
6 3 (27.27%) SCCP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
2 9 (81.82%) VoIP
3 8 (72.73%) EIGRP
3 8 (72.73%) VLAN
4 7 (63.64%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) H.323
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) IPsec
6 3 (27.27%) SCCP
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) IPv4
6 3 (27.27%) IPv6
7 2 (18.18%) ATM
8 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL V3
2 7 (63.64%) Network Management
3 4 (36.36%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) JNCIS
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) CCIE
5 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (27.27%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (27.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Avaya
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) Genesys
2 3 (27.27%) Polycom
2 3 (27.27%) Tandberg
2 3 (27.27%) Verint
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat