The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 137 102
Rank change year-on-year +22 -35  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 65 74 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.96% 1.65% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 6.59% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 57 57 73
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

BGP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 797 1123 1340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.03% 25.11% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 621 865 859
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,615 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing BGP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Berkshire

BGP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for BGP in Berkshire

BGP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Berkshire

BGP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 42 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Bracknell +29 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Slough +6 4 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Maidenhead +7 1 £57,500 +21.05%
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 96 (95.05%) OSPF
2 87 (86.14%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (80.20%) Cisco
4 75 (74.26%) MPLS
5 66 (65.35%) CCNP
6 54 (53.47%) Firewall
7 53 (52.48%) VPN
8 46 (45.54%) Juniper
9 37 (36.63%) CCIE
10 35 (34.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 35 (34.65%) Data Centre
11 32 (31.68%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (31.68%) EIGRP
12 29 (28.71%) F5
13 27 (26.73%) Network Design
14 26 (25.74%) IPsec
14 26 (25.74%) TCP/IP
15 25 (24.75%) WAN
16 24 (23.76%) CCNA
16 24 (23.76%) Presales
16 24 (23.76%) JNCIA
17 23 (22.77%) Palo Alto
18 21 (20.79%) Wireless
19 20 (19.80%) VMware
19 20 (19.80%) Ethernet
19 20 (19.80%) RIP
19 20 (19.80%) Cisco PIX
20 19 (18.81%) DNS
20 19 (18.81%) Telecoms
21 17 (16.83%) VoIP

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.98%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (95.05%) OSPF
2 75 (74.26%) MPLS
3 54 (53.47%) Firewall
4 53 (52.48%) VPN
5 35 (34.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 32 (31.68%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (31.68%) EIGRP
7 26 (25.74%) IPsec
7 26 (25.74%) TCP/IP
8 25 (24.75%) WAN
9 21 (20.79%) Wireless
10 20 (19.80%) Cisco PIX
10 20 (19.80%) Ethernet
10 20 (19.80%) RIP
11 19 (18.81%) DNS
12 17 (16.83%) VoIP
13 15 (14.85%) Network Security
13 15 (14.85%) SSL
14 13 (12.87%) DHCP
14 13 (12.87%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) MySQL
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (18.81%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.90%) Finance
3 7 (6.93%) Marketing
4 6 (5.94%) Legal
4 6 (5.94%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Electronics
5 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.98%) Billing
Job Titles
1 72 (71.29%) Network Engineer
2 40 (39.60%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (24.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (24.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (21.78%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 22 (21.78%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (15.84%) Consultant
6 14 (13.86%) Network Support
6 14 (13.86%) Network Support Engineer
6 14 (13.86%) Support Engineer
7 11 (10.89%) Senior Network Support
7 11 (10.89%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 11 (10.89%) Senior Support Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Solutions Consultant
9 8 (7.92%) Architect
10 7 (6.93%) Network Architect
11 6 (5.94%) Security Engineer
12 5 (4.95%) Cisco Consultant
12 5 (4.95%) Cisco Network Consultant
12 5 (4.95%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.98%) WAP
3 1 (0.99%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (34.65%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.89%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.98%) FlexPod
3 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.86%) Unix
2 9 (8.91%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) CentOS
3 1 (0.99%) Debian
3 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) Network Design
2 24 (23.76%) Presales
3 15 (14.85%) Customer Requirements
3 15 (14.85%) ITIL
4 13 (12.87%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.93%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (6.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.94%) Project Planning
6 6 (5.94%) Validation
6 6 (5.94%) Virtual Team Management
7 5 (4.95%) Change Management
7 5 (4.95%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.95%) Network Management
7 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.96%) DoDAF
8 4 (3.96%) Migration
8 4 (3.96%) SABSA
8 4 (3.96%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.97%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) Perl
2 8 (7.92%) Python
3 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (86.14%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (65.35%) CCNP
3 37 (36.63%) CCIE
4 24 (23.76%) CCNA
4 24 (23.76%) JNCIA
5 14 (13.86%) CCDA
5 14 (13.86%) CCSP
6 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.94%) CCVP
8 5 (4.95%) Degree
9 4 (3.96%) CWNA
9 4 (3.96%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.97%) CCDP
11 2 (1.98%) CCIP
11 2 (1.98%) MCITP
11 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.98%) RHCE
12 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.99%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) COBIT
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 17 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) Firmware
3 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.99%) vCloud
3 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.99%) Cacti
3 1 (0.99%) cPanel
3 1 (0.99%) OpenView
3 1 (0.99%) Plesk
3 1 (0.99%) QRadar
3 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 81 (80.20%) Cisco
2 46 (45.54%) Juniper
3 29 (28.71%) F5
4 23 (22.77%) Palo Alto
5 20 (19.80%) VMware
6 16 (15.84%) CheckPoint
7 9 (8.91%) Aruba
8 7 (6.93%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (5.94%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.96%) Forcepoint
10 4 (3.96%) HP
10 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
10 4 (3.96%) NetScout
10 4 (3.96%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.96%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.97%) SAP
11 3 (2.97%) Stonesoft
12 2 (1.98%) Brocade
12 2 (1.98%) Meraki
12 2 (1.98%) Sourcefire
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