Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 162 162
Rank change year-on-year -43 0 -37
Permanent jobs citing BGP 54 108 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.83% 1.67% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 7.18% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 46 85 142
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,250 1,504 2,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.14% 23.33% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1,155 1,795
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +5.32%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,950 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £70,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Slough +15 15 £42,500 -15.00%
Bracknell -25 11 - -
Reading -34 10 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Newbury - 7 £62,500 - 1
Maidenhead -44 6 £75,000 +30.43% 1
Wokingham - 2 £53,750 -
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 52 (96.30%) Cisco
2 48 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (81.48%) OSPF
4 38 (70.37%) MPLS
5 37 (68.52%) CCNP
6 36 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (64.81%) Juniper
8 28 (51.85%) Firewall
9 27 (50.00%) WAN
10 23 (42.59%) LAN
11 22 (40.74%) VPN
12 19 (35.19%) CheckPoint
12 19 (35.19%) DNS
13 18 (33.33%) Network Design
14 16 (29.63%) Wireshark
14 16 (29.63%) Network Security
14 16 (29.63%) SNMP
14 16 (29.63%) Presales
15 15 (27.78%) SIEM
15 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
15 15 (27.78%) Ethernet
15 15 (27.78%) SSL
15 15 (27.78%) ITIL
15 15 (27.78%) EIGRP
15 15 (27.78%) Fortinet
15 15 (27.78%) Wireless
16 14 (25.93%) CCIE
17 13 (24.07%) CCNA
17 13 (24.07%) CISSP
17 13 (24.07%) Load Balancing

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 11 (20.37%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (81.48%) OSPF
2 38 (70.37%) MPLS
3 36 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (51.85%) Firewall
5 27 (50.00%) WAN
6 23 (42.59%) LAN
7 22 (40.74%) VPN
8 19 (35.19%) DNS
9 16 (29.63%) Network Security
9 16 (29.63%) SNMP
9 16 (29.63%) Wireshark
10 15 (27.78%) EIGRP
10 15 (27.78%) Ethernet
10 15 (27.78%) SSL
10 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
10 15 (27.78%) Wireless
11 13 (24.07%) VLAN
12 12 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
12 12 (22.22%) DHCP
12 12 (22.22%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Network Engineer
2 20 (37.04%) Architect
3 13 (24.07%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (22.22%) Security Architect
4 12 (22.22%) Security Solutions Architect
5 11 (20.37%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) IP Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Operations Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Secure Network Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Core Network Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Presales Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Presales Network Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 11 (20.37%) Cyberthreat
2 11 (20.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) Debian
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Network Design
2 16 (29.63%) Presales
3 15 (27.78%) ITIL
3 15 (27.78%) SIEM
4 13 (24.07%) Load Balancing
5 12 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
6 11 (20.37%) Incident Management
6 11 (20.37%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 11 (20.37%) Software Optimisation
6 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (9.26%) Change Management
7 5 (9.26%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (9.26%) Value Proposition
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) Logistics
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (68.52%) CCNP
3 14 (25.93%) CCIE
4 13 (24.07%) CCNA
4 13 (24.07%) CISSP
5 12 (22.22%) CCDP
5 12 (22.22%) JNCIP
6 11 (20.37%) CCSE
6 11 (20.37%) IISP
6 11 (20.37%) ISSAP
7 10 (18.52%) CCSP
8 8 (14.81%) CCVP
9 6 (11.11%) JNCIE
10 4 (7.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 4 (7.41%) CCIE Security
11 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
11 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (1.85%) CCIE Data Center
12 1 (1.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.70%) GDPR
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) COBIT
3 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (14.81%) vSphere
2 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) QRadar
2 4 (7.41%) Puppet
2 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (7.41%) vCenter Server
3 3 (5.56%) OSSEC
4 2 (3.70%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (96.30%) Cisco
2 35 (64.81%) Juniper
3 19 (35.19%) CheckPoint
4 15 (27.78%) Fortinet
5 12 (22.22%) Forcepoint
5 12 (22.22%) Splunk
6 11 (20.37%) IBM
6 11 (20.37%) LogRhythm
6 11 (20.37%) Tufin
7 10 (18.52%) VMware
8 9 (16.67%) SolarWinds
9 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (7.41%) Infoblox
10 4 (7.41%) Meraki
10 4 (7.41%) NetQoS
10 4 (7.41%) Palo Alto
11 3 (5.56%) AlienVault
11 3 (5.56%) Polycom
11 3 (5.56%) Sophos