Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 210 192
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18 -65
Permanent jobs citing BGP 52 56 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 0.80% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.98% 3.86% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 65
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £36,200 £41,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -

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 1,044 1,451 1,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.42% 20.60% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 794 1,010 1,285
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,425 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -1.73%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +11 27 £47,500 -15.56% 1
Bracknell -21 8 £45,000 -
Maidenhead +12 7 - -
Slough -7 6 £65,000 -
Newbury - 1 - -
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 43 (82.69%) Cisco
2 38 (73.08%) MPLS
3 35 (67.31%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (61.54%) CCNP
4 32 (61.54%) OSPF
5 31 (59.62%) Firewall
6 29 (55.77%) Juniper
7 26 (50.00%) SNMP
8 22 (42.31%) Network Management
9 21 (40.38%) ITIL
9 21 (40.38%) Ethernet
10 20 (38.46%) CCNA
10 20 (38.46%) Change Management
10 20 (38.46%) Data Centre
11 18 (34.62%) Wireless
11 18 (34.62%) WAN
12 15 (28.85%) VPN
12 15 (28.85%) Telecoms
12 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (28.85%) IPsec
13 14 (26.92%) Internet
14 13 (25.00%) L2TP
14 13 (25.00%) X.21
14 13 (25.00%) DSL
14 13 (25.00%) PPP
14 13 (25.00%) xDSL
14 13 (25.00%) F5
14 13 (25.00%) Tech Ops
15 12 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (23.08%) Network Design

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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (13.46%) SaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (73.08%) MPLS
2 32 (61.54%) OSPF
3 31 (59.62%) Firewall
4 26 (50.00%) SNMP
5 21 (40.38%) Ethernet
6 18 (34.62%) WAN
6 18 (34.62%) Wireless
7 15 (28.85%) IPsec
7 15 (28.85%) VPN
8 14 (26.92%) Internet
9 13 (25.00%) DSL
9 13 (25.00%) L2TP
9 13 (25.00%) PPP
9 13 (25.00%) X.21
9 13 (25.00%) xDSL
10 12 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (23.08%) VoIP
11 10 (19.23%) Network Security
12 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
13 8 (15.38%) DNS
General
1 15 (28.85%) Telecoms
2 11 (21.15%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) IP Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Network Operations Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) NOC Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Core Network Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) GGSN Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Mobile Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) SGSN Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Network Support
8 3 (5.77%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 7 (13.46%) Public Cloud
4 4 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Network Management
2 21 (40.38%) ITIL
3 20 (38.46%) Change Management
4 13 (25.00%) Tech Ops
5 12 (23.08%) Network Design
6 11 (21.15%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (21.15%) Load Balancing
7 10 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (15.38%) Project Management
9 7 (13.46%) Analytics
9 7 (13.46%) Critical Thinking
9 7 (13.46%) ITSM
9 7 (13.46%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (13.46%) Web Analytics
10 5 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
12 3 (5.77%) Presales
12 3 (5.77%) Stress Testing
13 1 (1.92%) Communications Security
13 1 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (67.31%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (61.54%) CCNP
3 20 (38.46%) CCNA
4 12 (23.08%) CCIE
5 11 (21.15%) JNCIP
6 7 (13.46%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (13.46%) JNCIA
6 7 (13.46%) JNCIE
6 7 (13.46%) JNCIS
7 5 (9.62%) Degree
7 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.69%) CWNA
9 1 (1.92%) CCIP
9 1 (1.92%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) COBIT
1 1 (1.92%) GDPR
1 1 (1.92%) GPG13
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.92%) QRadar
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) Cisco
2 29 (55.77%) Juniper
3 13 (25.00%) F5
4 7 (13.46%) SolarWinds
5 6 (11.54%) VMware
6 4 (7.69%) EMC
7 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.77%) Mitel
8 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.92%) Aruba
9 1 (1.92%) Citrix
9 1 (1.92%) Google
9 1 (1.92%) Nokia
9 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.92%) Splunk