Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 194 155
Rank change year-on-year +35 -39 -5
Permanent jobs citing BGP 98 111 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.55% 1.27% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.35% 5.09% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 72 75 145
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +23.53%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £67,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

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 1334 2180 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.11% 25.01% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1570 1987
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +3.09% +10.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,975 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +16 62 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Bracknell +25 17 £65,000 +18.18%
Slough 0 3 £67,500 +28.57%
Maidenhead +21 1 £57,500 +21.05%
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 87 (88.78%) OSPF
2 83 (84.69%) Cisco
3 80 (81.63%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (74.49%) MPLS
5 68 (69.39%) CCNP
6 67 (68.37%) Firewall
7 56 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
8 48 (48.98%) Data Centre
9 45 (45.92%) Juniper
10 40 (40.82%) CheckPoint
11 39 (39.80%) F5
12 38 (38.78%) TCP/IP
13 36 (36.73%) VPN
13 36 (36.73%) CCIE
13 36 (36.73%) ITIL
14 34 (34.69%) WAN
14 34 (34.69%) IPsec
15 31 (31.63%) EIGRP
15 31 (31.63%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (31.63%) Network Monitoring
16 28 (28.57%) Network Security
16 28 (28.57%) VLAN
17 27 (27.55%) Load Balancing
18 26 (26.53%) Ethernet
19 25 (25.51%) Presales
20 24 (24.49%) Network Design
21 23 (23.47%) Wireless
22 22 (22.45%) DNS
22 22 (22.45%) HP
23 21 (21.43%) Windows

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 6 (6.12%) IIS
2 4 (4.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.02%) Apache
3 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.08%) GitHub
4 2 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (88.78%) OSPF
2 73 (74.49%) MPLS
3 67 (68.37%) Firewall
4 56 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 38 (38.78%) TCP/IP
6 36 (36.73%) VPN
7 34 (34.69%) IPsec
7 34 (34.69%) WAN
8 31 (31.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (31.63%) EIGRP
9 28 (28.57%) Network Security
9 28 (28.57%) VLAN
10 26 (26.53%) Ethernet
11 23 (23.47%) Wireless
12 22 (22.45%) DNS
13 20 (20.41%) SNMP
13 20 (20.41%) SSL
13 20 (20.41%) tcpdump
14 18 (18.37%) Wireshark
15 14 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Ant
1 4 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.08%) GitLab
1 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.08%) Maven
1 4 (4.08%) Subversion
1 4 (4.08%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.27%) Billing
3 11 (11.22%) Finance
4 9 (9.18%) Advertising
5 6 (6.12%) Legal
5 6 (6.12%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (63.27%) Network Engineer
2 28 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (22.45%) Network Support
3 22 (22.45%) Network Support Engineer
3 22 (22.45%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) Security Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) Senior Network Support
5 11 (11.22%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) Senior Support Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Architect
7 9 (9.18%) Network Architect
7 9 (9.18%) Security Support Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (8.16%) Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) IP Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) JSON
1 4 (4.08%) REST
1 4 (4.08%) Web Services
2 3 (3.06%) Java SE
3 1 (1.02%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 48 (48.98%) Data Centre
2 15 (15.31%) Virtual Team
3 13 (13.27%) FlexPod
4 9 (9.18%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.12%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.08%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (4.08%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.06%) Clustering
7 3 (3.06%) Replication
8 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Windows
2 18 (18.37%) Unix
3 16 (16.33%) Linux
4 8 (8.16%) Ubuntu
4 8 (8.16%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.12%) CentOS
5 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.02%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) ITIL
2 31 (31.63%) Network Monitoring
3 27 (27.55%) Load Balancing
4 25 (25.51%) Presales
5 24 (24.49%) Network Design
6 20 (20.41%) Incident Management
6 20 (20.41%) Project Management
7 17 (17.35%) Service Delivery
7 17 (17.35%) Time Management
8 16 (16.33%) Migration
9 13 (13.27%) Application Performance Management
9 13 (13.27%) Converged Infrastructure
9 13 (13.27%) ITIL V3
9 13 (13.27%) Line Management
9 13 (13.27%) Mentoring
9 13 (13.27%) Performance Management
9 13 (13.27%) Security Management
9 13 (13.27%) SIEM
10 8 (8.16%) High Availability
11 7 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) Python
1 8 (8.16%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) Java
2 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.12%) Perl
4 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (81.63%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (69.39%) CCNP
3 36 (36.73%) CCIE
4 16 (16.33%) JNCIA
5 15 (15.31%) CCNA
6 9 (9.18%) Degree
7 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 6 (6.12%) JNCIP
9 5 (5.10%) HND
10 4 (4.08%) CCDP
10 4 (4.08%) CCSP
10 4 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (4.08%) JNCIS
11 3 (3.06%) CCDA
11 3 (3.06%) CWNA
11 3 (3.06%) MCITP
11 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (3.06%) RHCE
12 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.27%) QA
2 8 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (7.14%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.06%) COBIT
4 3 (3.06%) ISO 22301
4 3 (3.06%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.06%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.08%) Docker
4 4 (4.08%) vSphere
5 2 (2.04%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.02%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 4 (4.08%) Ansible
3 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.08%) Nagios
3 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.08%) Puppet
3 4 (4.08%) Salt
3 4 (4.08%) Terraform
4 3 (3.06%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (3.06%) Opsview
4 3 (3.06%) vMotion
4 3 (3.06%) WMI
4 3 (3.06%) WSUS
5 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.04%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.02%) cPanel
6 1 (1.02%) Plesk
Vendors
1 83 (84.69%) Cisco
2 45 (45.92%) Juniper
3 40 (40.82%) CheckPoint
4 39 (39.80%) F5
5 22 (22.45%) HP
6 21 (21.43%) Fortinet
6 21 (21.43%) VMware
7 20 (20.41%) Aruba
8 18 (18.37%) SolarWinds
9 17 (17.35%) NetScout
10 15 (15.31%) Meraki
11 13 (13.27%) Brocade
11 13 (13.27%) Sourcefire
12 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
13 10 (10.20%) Extreme Networks
13 10 (10.20%) Palo Alto
14 6 (6.12%) Citrix
15 5 (5.10%) Arista
16 4 (4.08%) BT
16 4 (4.08%) Oracle