Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 191 134
Rank change year-on-year +10 -57 +4
Permanent jobs citing BGP 75 91 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.15% 1.16% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 4.64% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 49 59 198
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +22.73%
10th Percentile £39,750 £34,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% -5.00% +11.11%

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 1,318 1,962 2,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.30% 24.99% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1,373 2,072
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,258
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.68% +10.65%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Reading -7 47 £57,500 -4.17% 2
Bracknell +17 18 £65,000 +8.33%
Maidenhead +3 2 - -
Slough +2 1 £65,000 +25.60%
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 70 (93.33%) MPLS
1 70 (93.33%) OSPF
2 67 (89.33%) Cisco
3 66 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (76.00%) CCNP
5 48 (64.00%) Firewall
6 47 (62.67%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (53.33%) Data Centre
8 39 (52.00%) ITIL
9 37 (49.33%) WAN
9 37 (49.33%) Juniper
10 35 (46.67%) CheckPoint
11 31 (41.33%) Load Balancing
11 31 (41.33%) Network Security
12 30 (40.00%) Ethernet
12 30 (40.00%) TCP/IP
12 30 (40.00%) VPN
13 26 (34.67%) Network Monitoring
14 25 (33.33%) IPsec
15 24 (32.00%) Incident Management
15 24 (32.00%) SNMP
15 24 (32.00%) EIGRP
15 24 (32.00%) CCIE
15 24 (32.00%) F5
16 23 (30.67%) Wireshark
16 23 (30.67%) VLAN
16 23 (30.67%) Network Design
17 22 (29.33%) SSL
17 22 (29.33%) Fortinet
18 21 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus

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 10 (13.33%) IIS
2 4 (5.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (5.33%) GitHub
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (93.33%) MPLS
1 70 (93.33%) OSPF
2 48 (64.00%) Firewall
3 47 (62.67%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (49.33%) WAN
5 31 (41.33%) Network Security
6 30 (40.00%) Ethernet
6 30 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 30 (40.00%) VPN
7 25 (33.33%) IPsec
8 24 (32.00%) EIGRP
8 24 (32.00%) SNMP
9 23 (30.67%) VLAN
9 23 (30.67%) Wireshark
10 22 (29.33%) SSL
11 21 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (22.67%) DNS
13 16 (21.33%) Wireless
14 15 (20.00%) tcpdump
15 14 (18.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Ant
1 4 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.33%) GitLab
1 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.33%) Maven
1 4 (5.33%) Subversion
1 4 (5.33%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (14.67%) Advertising
2 9 (12.00%) Billing
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Finance
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (64.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (25.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Network Support
3 16 (21.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Support Engineer
4 13 (17.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (17.33%) Security Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Architect
5 9 (12.00%) Security Support Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Security Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Security Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Network Support
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) JSON
1 4 (5.33%) REST
1 4 (5.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.33%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 40 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.00%) FlexPod
4 8 (10.67%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (10.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.00%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.33%) Public Cloud
6 4 (5.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Unix
3 9 (12.00%) Linux
4 5 (6.67%) CentOS
4 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) ITIL
2 31 (41.33%) Load Balancing
3 26 (34.67%) Network Monitoring
4 24 (32.00%) Incident Management
5 23 (30.67%) Network Design
6 18 (24.00%) Presales
7 17 (22.67%) ITIL V3
7 17 (22.67%) SIEM
8 13 (17.33%) Project Management
9 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
10 10 (13.33%) Migration
10 10 (13.33%) Time Management
11 9 (12.00%) Application Performance Management
11 9 (12.00%) Converged Infrastructure
11 9 (12.00%) Line Management
11 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
11 9 (12.00%) Performance Management
11 9 (12.00%) Security Management
12 8 (10.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 8 (10.67%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) Python
2 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.33%) Java
2 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.33%) Perl
2 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.33%) Scala
2 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (5.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (76.00%) CCNP
3 24 (32.00%) CCIE
4 17 (22.67%) CCNA
5 15 (20.00%) JNCIA
6 14 (18.67%) JNCIP
7 9 (12.00%) CCDP
8 8 (10.67%) CCSE
8 8 (10.67%) CISSP
8 8 (10.67%) IISP
8 8 (10.67%) ISSAP
9 7 (9.33%) Degree
9 7 (9.33%) HND
9 7 (9.33%) JNCIS
9 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
9 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
10 4 (5.33%) CCSP
10 4 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (4.00%) Master's Degree
12 2 (2.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.00%) vSphere
4 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.33%) Docker
5 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.67%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (10.67%) QRadar
3 6 (8.00%) Puppet
4 5 (6.67%) FortiGate
5 4 (5.33%) Ansible
5 4 (5.33%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.33%) Nagios
5 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.33%) Salt
5 4 (5.33%) Terraform
6 3 (4.00%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 67 (89.33%) Cisco
2 37 (49.33%) Juniper
3 35 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 24 (32.00%) F5
5 22 (29.33%) Fortinet
6 19 (25.33%) HP
7 16 (21.33%) SolarWinds
8 13 (17.33%) NetScout
9 12 (16.00%) VMware
10 11 (14.67%) Aruba
10 11 (14.67%) Meraki
11 9 (12.00%) Brocade
11 9 (12.00%) Sourcefire
12 8 (10.67%) Forcepoint
12 8 (10.67%) IBM
12 8 (10.67%) LogRhythm
12 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.67%) Splunk
12 8 (10.67%) Tufin
13 7 (9.33%) Extreme Networks