Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 101 128
Rank change year-on-year -4 +27 -52
Permanent jobs citing BGP 58 105 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.33% 2.82% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.54% 9.73% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 47 85 69
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 679 1079 1375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.29% 29.01% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 485 847 788
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £23,850 £30,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -1.04% +3.23% +9.41%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Reading

BGP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for BGP in Reading

BGP
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Reading over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for BGP in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for BGP.

1 54 (93.10%) OSPF
2 49 (84.48%) Cisco
3 46 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (72.41%) MPLS
5 38 (65.52%) CCNP
6 32 (55.17%) VPN
7 29 (50.00%) CCIE
8 28 (48.28%) Firewall
8 28 (48.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (44.83%) Juniper
10 20 (34.48%) Palo Alto
11 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
12 18 (31.03%) Network Design
12 18 (31.03%) VMware
12 18 (31.03%) RIP
12 18 (31.03%) WAN
13 17 (29.31%) Unix
13 17 (29.31%) F5
14 16 (27.59%) FortiGate
14 16 (27.59%) Cisco PIX
15 14 (24.14%) JNCIA
15 14 (24.14%) IPsec
15 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
15 14 (24.14%) DNS
16 13 (22.41%) EIGRP
17 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (18.97%) L2TP
18 11 (18.97%) PPP
18 11 (18.97%) Ethernet
18 11 (18.97%) Windows

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (93.10%) OSPF
2 42 (72.41%) MPLS
3 32 (55.17%) VPN
4 28 (48.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 28 (48.28%) Firewall
5 18 (31.03%) RIP
5 18 (31.03%) WAN
6 16 (27.59%) Cisco PIX
7 14 (24.14%) DNS
7 14 (24.14%) IPsec
7 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
8 13 (22.41%) EIGRP
9 11 (18.97%) Ethernet
9 11 (18.97%) L2TP
9 11 (18.97%) PPP
9 11 (18.97%) xDSL
10 10 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (17.24%) SSL
11 9 (15.52%) DHCP
11 9 (15.52%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
General
1 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (86.21%) Network Engineer
2 35 (60.34%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (37.93%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (37.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (34.48%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 20 (34.48%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (24.14%) Network Support
5 14 (24.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 14 (24.14%) Support Engineer
6 11 (18.97%) Senior Network Support
6 11 (18.97%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 11 (18.97%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Network Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Cisco Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Java SE
2 2 (3.45%) WAP
3 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.17%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Unix
2 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 11 (18.97%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Debian
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Network Design
2 10 (17.24%) Load Balancing
3 9 (15.52%) ITIL
4 7 (12.07%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.90%) Presales
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 3 (5.17%) Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.17%) Network Management
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.45%) DoDAF
8 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) Perl
1 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
2 7 (12.07%) Python
3 4 (6.90%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (65.52%) CCNP
3 29 (50.00%) CCIE
4 14 (24.14%) JNCIA
5 9 (15.52%) CCNA
5 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
5 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
6 7 (12.07%) CCSP
7 4 (6.90%) CCDA
7 4 (6.90%) CWNA
8 3 (5.17%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.72%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) ISO 22301
1 3 (5.17%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) vCloud
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.17%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) Opsview
2 3 (5.17%) vMotion
2 3 (5.17%) WMI
2 3 (5.17%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) cPanel
3 1 (1.72%) Plesk
Vendors
1 49 (84.48%) Cisco
2 26 (44.83%) Juniper
3 20 (34.48%) Palo Alto
4 18 (31.03%) VMware
5 17 (29.31%) F5
6 7 (12.07%) Aruba
6 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
6 7 (12.07%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.90%) NetScout
8 3 (5.17%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (5.17%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.45%) Huawei
9 2 (3.45%) SAP
10 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.72%) HP
10 1 (1.72%) Red Hat