Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 104 94 118
Rank change year-on-year -10 +24 +13
Permanent jobs citing BGP 10 2 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.63% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.29% 1.89% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
10th Percentile - - £43,625
25th Percentile £36,750 - £47,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 - £53,750
Median % change year-on-year - - -14.00%
75th Percentile £56,000 - £59,688
90th Percentile £62,400 - £62,875
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 - £46,250
% change year-on-year - - -13.95%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 189 106 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.99% 10.84% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 129 75 89
10th Percentile £33,000 £29,875 £26,200
25th Percentile £36,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.12%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,838
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Glasgow

BGP
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BGP in Glasgow.

Salary trend for BGP in Glasgow

BGP
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing BGP in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for BGP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for BGP.

1 8 (80.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 4 (40.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) IPv6
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) Advertising
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (30.00%) Meraki
4 3 (30.00%) Project Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) IPv6
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 5 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Advertising
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) CentOS
1 2 (20.00%) Debian
1 2 (20.00%) Fedora
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (30.00%) Project Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) iptables
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) Meraki
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds