The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 90 86 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.97% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 9.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £55,000 £42,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.17% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.21% -5.00%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 119 139 173
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.67% 10.39% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 84 91 98
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

BGP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for BGP in Edinburgh

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for BGP.

1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
1 18 (94.74%) OSPF
2 16 (84.21%) MPLS
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
3 15 (78.95%) Data Centre
4 14 (73.68%) CheckPoint
4 14 (73.68%) LAN
5 13 (68.42%) WAN
6 12 (63.16%) F5
7 11 (57.89%) Wireless
7 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (57.89%) EIGRP
8 10 (52.63%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (47.37%) Cacti
9 9 (47.37%) Finance
10 8 (42.11%) Internet
10 8 (42.11%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (36.84%) 802.1X
11 7 (36.84%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
11 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
11 7 (36.84%) HSRP
11 7 (36.84%) CCNA
11 7 (36.84%) Citrix
11 7 (36.84%) 802.11
11 7 (36.84%) VPN
11 7 (36.84%) IPsec
11 7 (36.84%) Change Management
11 7 (36.84%) Wireshark
12 6 (31.58%) Computer Science

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) OSPF
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) MPLS
3 14 (73.68%) LAN
4 13 (68.42%) WAN
5 11 (57.89%) EIGRP
5 11 (57.89%) Wireless
6 8 (42.11%) Internet
7 7 (36.84%) 802.11
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (36.84%) HSRP
7 7 (36.84%) IPsec
7 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
7 7 (36.84%) VPN
7 7 (36.84%) Wireshark
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (21.05%) DMVPN
9 4 (21.05%) Spanning Tree
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Games
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Data Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Network Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (42.11%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (36.84%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) High Availability
4 4 (21.05%) Network Design
5 3 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Network Management
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Coaching
7 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
3 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) CCIE
5 2 (10.53%) CCDA
5 2 (10.53%) CCDP
5 2 (10.53%) CCSE
6 1 (5.26%) CCMSE
6 1 (5.26%) CCSM
6 1 (5.26%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Cacti
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (10.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) CheckPoint
3 12 (63.16%) F5
4 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
5 6 (31.58%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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