The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 57 73 71
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2  
Permanent jobs citing BGP 20 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.89% 0.15% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.54% 1.16% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 6
Median salary £47,500 £85,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.11% +63.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £85,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £85,000 £55,000
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 Oxford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 114 86 99
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 16.50% 13.25% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 110 75 82
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

BGP
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for BGP in Oxford

BGP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for BGP.

1 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) Internet
2 18 (50.00%) OSPF
2 18 (50.00%) VPN
2 18 (50.00%) DNS
3 14 (38.89%) Firewall
3 14 (38.89%) Forefront TMG
3 14 (38.89%) F5
3 14 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (38.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.00%) Juniper
5 8 (22.22%) Linux
6 7 (19.44%) C++
6 7 (19.44%) Java
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
7 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
8 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
8 4 (11.11%) VRRP
8 4 (11.11%) MPLS
8 4 (11.11%) VoIP
8 4 (11.11%) WAN
8 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 4 (11.11%) High Availability
8 4 (11.11%) HSRP
8 4 (11.11%) IPsec

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) DNS
1 18 (50.00%) Internet
1 18 (50.00%) OSPF
1 18 (50.00%) VPN
2 14 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (38.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (38.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 4 (11.11%) HSRP
3 4 (11.11%) IPsec
3 4 (11.11%) MPLS
3 4 (11.11%) VoIP
3 4 (11.11%) VRRP
3 4 (11.11%) WAN
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Cisco Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Network Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C++
1 7 (19.44%) Java
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 14 (38.89%) F5
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) Juniper
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat