Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 153 185
Rank change year-on-year -57 +32 -41
Permanent jobs citing BGP 53 103 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 1.68% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 7.79% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 56 81 79
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -2.78%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £66,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.50% +5.79% -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 1,071 1,322 2,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.04% 21.52% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 817 1,007 1,560
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,150 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 October 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 23 October 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 +8 17 £47,500 -29.63%
Reading -51 10 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Newbury - 9 £62,500 -
Bracknell -25 7 £80,000 +33.33% 1
Maidenhead -36 5 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Wokingham - 2 £53,750 -
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 45 (84.91%) Cisco
2 43 (81.13%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (81.13%) OSPF
3 40 (75.47%) MPLS
4 31 (58.49%) CCNP
5 30 (56.60%) Firewall
6 29 (54.72%) WAN
7 28 (52.83%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (49.06%) Juniper
9 20 (37.74%) LAN
10 17 (32.08%) VPN
11 16 (30.19%) CCNA
11 16 (30.19%) EIGRP
11 16 (30.19%) Wireless
12 15 (28.30%) IPsec
12 15 (28.30%) Network Design
12 15 (28.30%) SNMP
13 14 (26.42%) CheckPoint
14 13 (24.53%) CCIE
14 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
14 13 (24.53%) DNS
14 13 (24.53%) Network Security
15 12 (22.64%) Wireshark
15 12 (22.64%) Ethernet
15 12 (22.64%) ITIL
15 12 (22.64%) Cisco Wireless
15 12 (22.64%) Presales
16 11 (20.75%) SSL
16 11 (20.75%) Fortinet
17 10 (18.87%) Data Centre

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 7 (13.21%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.77%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (81.13%) OSPF
2 40 (75.47%) MPLS
3 30 (56.60%) Firewall
4 29 (54.72%) WAN
5 28 (52.83%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (37.74%) LAN
7 17 (32.08%) VPN
8 16 (30.19%) EIGRP
8 16 (30.19%) Wireless
9 15 (28.30%) IPsec
9 15 (28.30%) SNMP
10 13 (24.53%) DNS
10 13 (24.53%) Network Security
10 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
11 12 (22.64%) Cisco Wireless
11 12 (22.64%) Ethernet
11 12 (22.64%) Wireshark
12 11 (20.75%) SSL
13 9 (16.98%) DHCP
13 9 (16.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Network Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Architect
3 11 (20.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Security Architect
4 8 (15.09%) Security Solutions Architect
4 8 (15.09%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (13.21%) IP Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Security Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Network Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Network Operations Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Security Architect
7 4 (7.55%) GGSN Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Mobile Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Network Security Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) SGSN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) OAuth
2 1 (1.89%) OpenID
2 1 (1.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (13.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) CentOS
2 1 (1.89%) Debian
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Network Design
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Presales
3 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
3 9 (16.98%) SIEM
4 8 (15.09%) Change Management
4 8 (15.09%) Network Management
4 8 (15.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
5 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL V3
5 7 (13.21%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 7 (13.21%) Software Optimisation
6 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.55%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.55%) Tech Ops
8 4 (7.55%) Value Proposition
Qualifications
1 43 (81.13%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (58.49%) CCNP
3 16 (30.19%) CCNA
4 13 (24.53%) CCIE
5 9 (16.98%) CCSP
6 8 (15.09%) CCVP
6 8 (15.09%) CISSP
6 8 (15.09%) JNCIP
7 7 (13.21%) CCDP
7 7 (13.21%) CCSE
7 7 (13.21%) IISP
7 7 (13.21%) ISSAP
7 7 (13.21%) JNCIE
8 4 (7.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (7.55%) CCIE Security
8 4 (7.55%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
2 1 (1.89%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) QRadar
2 4 (7.55%) Puppet
2 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.77%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.89%) Cacti
4 1 (1.89%) Graphite
4 1 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) Nessus
4 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.89%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.89%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) Cisco
2 26 (49.06%) Juniper
3 14 (26.42%) CheckPoint
4 11 (20.75%) Fortinet
5 10 (18.87%) SolarWinds
6 8 (15.09%) Splunk
7 7 (13.21%) IBM
7 7 (13.21%) LogRhythm
7 7 (13.21%) Palo Alto
7 7 (13.21%) Tufin
8 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.32%) VMware
9 5 (9.43%) Meraki
10 4 (7.55%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (7.55%) Forcepoint
10 4 (7.55%) Infoblox
10 4 (7.55%) NetQoS
11 3 (5.66%) F5
12 2 (3.77%) Google
12 2 (3.77%) Kaspersky