Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 169 206
Rank change year-on-year -40 +37 -63
Permanent jobs citing BGP 45 89 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 1.38% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 6.90% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 65
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +1.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £51,250 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.59% +3.16% -5.00%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,022 1,290 2,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.88% 20.02% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 748 952 1,524
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £75,438
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.95%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -29 14 £57,500 - 6
Bracknell -19 10 £80,000 +23.08%
Newbury - 10 £62,500 -
Slough -9 6 £65,000 -3.70%
Wokingham - 2 £53,750 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 32 (71.11%) Cisco
1 32 (71.11%) MPLS
2 31 (68.89%) OSPF
3 30 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (55.56%) WAN
5 22 (48.89%) CCNP
6 19 (42.22%) Juniper
7 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
8 15 (33.33%) SNMP
9 14 (31.11%) Firewall
10 12 (26.67%) IPsec
10 12 (26.67%) Network Management
11 11 (24.44%) CCNA
11 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
11 11 (24.44%) VPN
11 11 (24.44%) Ethernet
11 11 (24.44%) ITIL
12 10 (22.22%) LAN
12 10 (22.22%) Network Design
12 10 (22.22%) Network Security
12 10 (22.22%) Presales
13 9 (20.00%) CCIE
14 8 (17.78%) DNS
14 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (17.78%) JNCIP
14 8 (17.78%) Fortinet
15 7 (15.56%) JNCIE
15 7 (15.56%) SSL
15 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
15 7 (15.56%) L2TP

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 4 (8.89%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (71.11%) MPLS
2 31 (68.89%) OSPF
3 25 (55.56%) WAN
4 15 (33.33%) SNMP
5 14 (31.11%) Firewall
6 12 (26.67%) IPsec
7 11 (24.44%) Ethernet
7 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
7 11 (24.44%) VPN
8 10 (22.22%) LAN
8 10 (22.22%) Network Security
9 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (17.78%) DNS
10 7 (15.56%) L2TP
10 7 (15.56%) SSL
11 6 (13.33%) DSL
11 6 (13.33%) IPv4
11 6 (13.33%) IPv6
11 6 (13.33%) WLAN
11 6 (13.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Architect
3 7 (15.56%) IP Architect
3 7 (15.56%) IP Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Network Operations Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
5 5 (11.11%) GGSN Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Mobile Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 5 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Security Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.11%) SGSN Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Core Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.22%) LDAP
1 1 (2.22%) OAuth
1 1 (2.22%) OpenID
1 1 (2.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (8.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) CentOS
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Network Management
2 11 (24.44%) ITIL
3 10 (22.22%) Network Design
3 10 (22.22%) Presales
4 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (13.33%) Change Management
5 6 (13.33%) ITSM
5 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.33%) Tech Ops
6 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (11.11%) SIEM
6 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.89%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 4 (8.89%) Software Optimisation
7 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (48.89%) CCNP
3 11 (24.44%) CCNA
4 9 (20.00%) CCIE
5 8 (17.78%) JNCIP
6 7 (15.56%) JNCIE
7 5 (11.11%) CISSP
7 5 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (8.89%) CCDP
8 4 (8.89%) CCSE
8 4 (8.89%) CWNA
8 4 (8.89%) IISP
8 4 (8.89%) ISSAP
8 4 (8.89%) JNCIA
8 4 (8.89%) JNCIS
8 4 (8.89%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.22%) CCIP
10 1 (2.22%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) COBIT
1 1 (2.22%) GDPR
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) QRadar
2 1 (2.22%) Cacti
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.22%) Graphite
2 1 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) Nessus
2 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Cisco
2 19 (42.22%) Juniper
3 8 (17.78%) Fortinet
4 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 5 (11.11%) Splunk
7 4 (8.89%) IBM
7 4 (8.89%) LogRhythm
7 4 (8.89%) Tufin
8 2 (4.44%) F5
8 2 (4.44%) Google
8 2 (4.44%) Kaspersky
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) Aruba
9 1 (2.22%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.22%) LogicMonitor
9 1 (2.22%) Meraki
9 1 (2.22%) Symantec
9 1 (2.22%) VMware