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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 104 121
Rank change year-on-year -37 +17  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 39 124 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.16% 2.47% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 9.22% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 109 89
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year - -2.06%  

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 804 1345 1486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.84% 26.80% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 625 1102 956
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -20 18 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Slough +32 10 £50,000 -
Bracknell +16 6 £50,000 -11.50%
Wokingham - 1 £37,500 -
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 71 (88.75%) OSPF
2 65 (81.25%) Cisco
3 59 (73.75%) MPLS
4 55 (68.75%) Firewall
5 50 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (52.50%) CCNP
7 37 (46.25%) VPN
8 35 (43.75%) Juniper
9 31 (38.75%) Network Design
10 25 (31.25%) Telecoms
11 24 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (28.75%) EIGRP
13 21 (26.25%) Presales
14 18 (22.50%) IPv6
15 17 (21.25%) CCIE
15 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
15 17 (21.25%) RIP
15 17 (21.25%) WAN
15 17 (21.25%) Wireless
16 16 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (18.75%) Marketing
18 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
19 13 (16.25%) Cisco PIX
19 13 (16.25%) CCNA
20 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
20 12 (15.00%) Palo Alto
21 11 (13.75%) Cisco Wireless
21 11 (13.75%) Multicast
21 11 (13.75%) Huawei
21 11 (13.75%) 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 5 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.75%) MS Office
3 10 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (88.75%) OSPF
2 59 (73.75%) MPLS
3 55 (68.75%) Firewall
4 37 (46.25%) VPN
5 24 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (28.75%) EIGRP
7 18 (22.50%) IPv6
8 17 (21.25%) RIP
8 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
8 17 (21.25%) WAN
8 17 (21.25%) Wireless
9 16 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (16.25%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (13.75%) Cisco Wireless
11 11 (13.75%) LAN
11 11 (13.75%) Multicast
12 9 (11.25%) DNS
12 9 (11.25%) HSRP
12 9 (11.25%) IPv4
12 9 (11.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
General
1 25 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.75%) Marketing
3 5 (6.25%) Finance
4 4 (5.00%) Back Office
5 3 (3.75%) Billing
6 2 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) IP Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior IP Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Lead Network Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Sales Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Sales Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.50%) WAP
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.00%) Clustering
2 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.50%) Social Network
5 1 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Unix
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
2 5 (6.25%) Windows
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Network Design
2 21 (26.25%) Presales
3 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
3 11 (13.75%) Migration
4 10 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (11.25%) High Availability
5 9 (11.25%) Network Management
6 6 (7.50%) Change Management
6 6 (7.50%) ITIL
6 6 (7.50%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (5.00%) Global Marketing
7 4 (5.00%) Product Management
8 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.50%) CRM
9 2 (2.50%) ITSM
9 2 (2.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 2 (2.50%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) Perl
1 6 (7.50%) Python
2 3 (3.75%) PHP
3 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (52.50%) CCNP
3 17 (21.25%) CCIE
4 13 (16.25%) CCNA
5 7 (8.75%) CCSP
5 7 (8.75%) Degree
6 5 (6.25%) CCVP
6 5 (6.25%) JNCIA
7 4 (5.00%) CCDA
7 4 (5.00%) CCDP
8 3 (3.75%) CCIP
9 2 (2.50%) CCSE
9 2 (2.50%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) CCSA
10 1 (1.25%) CEH
10 1 (1.25%) IISP
10 1 (1.25%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.25%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.00%) vMotion
2 4 (5.00%) WSUS
3 3 (3.75%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) Ansible
4 1 (1.25%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) QRadar
4 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 65 (81.25%) Cisco
2 35 (43.75%) Juniper
3 12 (15.00%) Palo Alto
4 11 (13.75%) Huawei
5 10 (12.50%) F5
6 8 (10.00%) VMware
7 5 (6.25%) Forcepoint
7 5 (6.25%) HP
8 4 (5.00%) Stonesoft
9 3 (3.75%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.50%) AirMagnet
10 2 (2.50%) GENBAND
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle
10 2 (2.50%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.25%) Arista
11 1 (1.25%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (1.25%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
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