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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 64 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.36% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.00% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +41.97%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
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
141 100 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 25.59% 17.09% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 132 73 50
Average salary £38,960 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.42% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,290 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) RIP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) WLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) VPLS
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (50.00%) Multicast
3 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) iSCSI

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Multicast
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) RIP
2 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) VPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper