Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 169 145
Rank change year-on-year -38 -24 -15
Permanent jobs citing BGP 59 100 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 1.51% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.25% 6.29% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30 85 202
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

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 1,387 1,590 2,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.58% 23.97% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,002 1,226 1,936
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £70,125
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

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 21 June 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 21 June 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
Bracknell -9 19 - -
Reading -24 17 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Slough +11 15 £42,500 -15.00%
Maidenhead -35 6 £75,000 +30.43% 1
Wokingham -8 1 £55,000 +46.67% 1
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 59 (100.00%) Cisco
2 54 (91.53%) OSPF
3 53 (89.83%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (79.66%) CCNP
4 47 (79.66%) MPLS
5 45 (76.27%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (59.32%) Juniper
7 34 (57.63%) VPN
8 31 (52.54%) WAN
8 31 (52.54%) LAN
9 29 (49.15%) Firewall
10 28 (47.46%) ITIL
10 28 (47.46%) DNS
11 27 (45.76%) SNMP
11 27 (45.76%) Ethernet
11 27 (45.76%) CheckPoint
11 27 (45.76%) Network Design
12 24 (40.68%) Data Centre
13 23 (38.98%) Wireshark
13 23 (38.98%) Network Security
14 22 (37.29%) Load Balancing
14 22 (37.29%) SIEM
15 21 (35.59%) Presales
15 21 (35.59%) Fortinet
15 21 (35.59%) SSL
16 20 (33.90%) TCP/IP
16 20 (33.90%) IIS
16 20 (33.90%) CISSP
16 20 (33.90%) CCDP
16 20 (33.90%) DHCP

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 20 (33.90%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (91.53%) OSPF
2 47 (79.66%) MPLS
3 45 (76.27%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (57.63%) VPN
5 31 (52.54%) LAN
5 31 (52.54%) WAN
6 29 (49.15%) Firewall
7 28 (47.46%) DNS
8 27 (45.76%) Ethernet
8 27 (45.76%) SNMP
9 23 (38.98%) Network Security
9 23 (38.98%) Wireshark
10 21 (35.59%) SSL
11 20 (33.90%) Cisco Firepower
11 20 (33.90%) DHCP
11 20 (33.90%) TCP/IP
11 20 (33.90%) VLAN
12 19 (32.20%) FWSM
12 19 (32.20%) WLAN
13 16 (27.12%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Network Engineer
2 21 (35.59%) Architect
3 20 (33.90%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (32.20%) Security Architect
4 19 (32.20%) Security Solutions Architect
5 11 (18.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Network Operations Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) NOC Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Core Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Secure Network Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Network Consultant
10 1 (1.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.68%) Data Centre
2 20 (33.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 19 (32.20%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.08%) Debian
5 2 (3.39%) Unix
6 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) ITIL
2 27 (45.76%) Network Design
3 22 (37.29%) Load Balancing
3 22 (37.29%) SIEM
4 21 (35.59%) Presales
5 20 (33.90%) ITIL V3
6 19 (32.20%) E-Commerce
6 19 (32.20%) Incident Management
6 19 (32.20%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 19 (32.20%) Software Optimisation
6 19 (32.20%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (13.56%) Change Management
9 7 (11.86%) Network Management
9 7 (11.86%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (8.47%) Value Proposition
11 4 (6.78%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (6.78%) ITSM
11 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.78%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) C
1 1 (1.69%) Perl
1 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (89.83%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (79.66%) CCNP
3 20 (33.90%) CCDP
3 20 (33.90%) CISSP
3 20 (33.90%) JNCIP
4 19 (32.20%) CCSE
4 19 (32.20%) IISP
4 19 (32.20%) ISSAP
5 14 (23.73%) CCNA
6 9 (15.25%) CCIE
6 9 (15.25%) CCSP
7 8 (13.56%) CCVP
8 5 (8.47%) CCIE Security
8 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.78%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.69%) CCIE Data Center
10 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.69%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) GDPR
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.56%) vSphere
3 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.69%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) QRadar
2 5 (8.47%) FortiGate
2 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (6.78%) Puppet
3 4 (6.78%) vCenter Server
4 3 (5.08%) OSSEC
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.69%) Cacti
6 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (59.32%) Juniper
3 27 (45.76%) CheckPoint
4 21 (35.59%) Fortinet
5 19 (32.20%) Forcepoint
5 19 (32.20%) IBM
5 19 (32.20%) LogRhythm
5 19 (32.20%) Splunk
5 19 (32.20%) Tufin
6 13 (22.03%) VMware
7 9 (15.25%) SolarWinds
8 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
9 5 (8.47%) Meraki
9 5 (8.47%) Palo Alto
10 4 (6.78%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (6.78%) F5
10 4 (6.78%) Infoblox
10 4 (6.78%) NetQoS
11 3 (5.08%) Aruba
11 3 (5.08%) Polycom