Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 101 154
Rank change year-on-year -34 +53 -7
Permanent jobs citing BGP 20 36 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.74% 1.56% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.92% 12.29% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 5
Edinburgh median annual salary £53,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.38% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £34,475 £37,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,675 £45,000
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +35.29% +21.43% -12.50%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 338 293 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.46% 12.66% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 220 176 197
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,400 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £57,050
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for BGP.

1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) F5
3 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (70.00%) OSPF
4 13 (65.00%) Fortinet
5 12 (60.00%) Network Security
6 10 (50.00%) Firewall
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (50.00%) CCNP
7 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (45.00%) Blue Coat
8 7 (35.00%) Network Design
9 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
9 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
10 5 (25.00%) LAN
10 5 (25.00%) VoIP
10 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (25.00%) BIG-IP
10 5 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 4 (20.00%) VMware
11 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
11 4 (20.00%) Unix
11 4 (20.00%) CCIE
11 4 (20.00%) Back Office
11 4 (20.00%) Finance
12 3 (15.00%) Windows
12 3 (15.00%) Linux

BGP
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) OSPF
2 12 (60.00%) Network Security
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
6 5 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 5 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) VoIP
7 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (5.00%) MPLS
9 1 (5.00%) Multicast
9 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
9 1 (5.00%) VLAN
9 1 (5.00%) WAN
9 1 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (20.00%) Back Office
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Network Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Security Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Security Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Network Design
2 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CCNP
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (10.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) F5
3 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (65.00%) Fortinet
5 9 (45.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Huawei